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Two Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road accident

At least two Bangladeshi expatriates working in Saudi Arabia were killed while five others injured in a road accident at Solai area of Riyadh on Thursday evening. The deceased were identified as Yasin Mia, resident of Barura upazila of Cumilla and Yasin Ali of Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh. Both of the deceased were working as cleaner in a company.According to ...

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Russia bird strike: 23 injured after plane hits gulls and crash-lands

A Russian passenger plane has made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow after striking a flock of birds. Twenty-three people were injured in the incident, which saw the plane land with its engines off and landing gear retracted, health officials said. The Ural Airlines Airbus 321 was travelling to Simferopol in Crimea when it hit the flock of ...

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Veteran Indian actress Vidya Sinha dies at 71

Veteran Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha died in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday, reports news agency IANS. She died at the age of 71. The actress’ family sources said that she died around 1 pm after suffering from a brief lung-cum-heart ailment .Vidya Sinha was best-known for featuring in Basu Chatterjee’s 1974 film Rajnigandha. According to news agency IANS,  Sinha was admitted ...

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25 killed, over 100 injured in separate road crashes

At least 25 people were killed and over 100 others were in separate road accidents across the country on Thursday demonstrating how dangerous the country’s highways still are. Of the road accidents, picnic bus plunge claimed lives of eight holidaymakers in Feni while three each in Faridpur and Kishoreganj, two each in Sirajganj and Mymensingh, one each in Gopalganj, Barishal, ...

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Diplomatic efforts reinforced to bring Bangabandhu’s killers back: Quader

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader pays tributes to the departed souls of Bangabandhu and his family members at Banani graveyard. Photo: PID Dhaka, Aug 15 : Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the government has intensified its diplomatic efforts to bring the condemned killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman back. Quader, also the general ...

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India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes

Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses to the nation on the country’s Independence Day from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. New Delhi, Aug 15 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in ...

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7 killed as picnic bus hits tree in Feni

Photo: Six of the victims died on the spot and another succumbed to his injuries while being taken to hospital. Feni, Aug 15 : A Cox’s Bazar-bound bus carrying holidaymakers hit a roadside tree in the Sadar Upazila’s Lemua area, killing seven people and injuring at least 20 others on Thursday morning. The accident took place near Lemua Bridge on ...

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Indian business ties underpin muted Arab response to Kashmir

Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, gestures as he receives Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the airport in New Delhi, India. Dubai, Aug 15 : Gulf Arab countries have remained mostly silent as India’s government moved to strip the Indian-administered sector of Kashmir of its limited autonomy, imposing a sweeping military curfew in ...

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Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo observes National Mourning Day

Dhaka, Aug 15 : The National Mourning Day was observed in a befitting manner by the Bangladesh Embassy in Japan on Thursday. On August 15, 1975, Bangabandhu, the architect of the nation’s independence, was assassinated along with most members of his family at his Dhanmondi official residence. At the beginning of the day’s programme in Tokyo, Ambassador Rabab Fatima lowered ...

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UK planning post-Brexit freight service for vital medicines

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks with prison staff during a visit to Leeds prison, Northern England, Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019. London, Aug 15 : The British government wants to create an “express freight service” to ensure essential medicines are still available if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. The Department of Health said Thursday ...

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