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George Papadopoulos: Ex-Trump adviser jailed in Russia inquiry

The former Trump adviser whose remarks in a London pub sparked the US inquiry into possible collusion with Russia has been sentenced to 14 days in jail. George Papadopoulos, 31, told the court in Washington DC he was a “patriotic American” who made a mistake by lying.   He pleaded guilty last October to lying to the FBI about the ...

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International Literacy Day being observed

Like other countries around the globe, Bangladesh is being observed the International Literacy Day today (Saturday) in a befitting manner. “Literacy and skills development” is the global theme of this year which is targeted to help in promoting awareness of the importance and relevance of literacy and adult learning.   President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday ...

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Free heart camp held in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A free heart camp was held here on the occasion of centenary birth anniversary of General Ataul Gani Osmani on Friday. Over 100 patients received treatment free of cost at the camp held in Moulvibazar Club premises. Brigadier Abdul Malek, the founder of National Heart Foundation, inaugurated the camp as the chief guest. Among others, Moulvibazar Deputy ...

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Minor girl drowns in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A minor girl drowned in a pond in Isabpur village of Bishwanath upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Nilufa Begum, 3, daughter of Alamgir Hossain of the village. Locals said neighbours spotted the floating body around 2:30 pm. Later, they rescued the body and took it to the house of a local doctor who declared ...

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BGB-BSF vow to stop border killing

Bangladesh and India have agreed to continue their joint efforts to bring down border killing to zero level.   The decision was taken during the border talks between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and India’s Border Security Force (BSF), which formally ended in New Delhi on Friday, through signing a Joint Record of Discussion (JRD).   Both the sides also pledged ...

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4 lawyers meet Khaleda at jail

Four lawyers of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia met her at the Old Dhaka Central Jail at Nazimuddin Road on Friday.   The four Supreme Court lawyers, led by BNP standing committee member Jamiruddin Sircar, entered the jail around 4:30pm and held nearly an hour-long meeting with Khaleda.  The three other lawyers are Supreme Court Bar Association President Zainul Abedin, Abdur ...

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Revenge movie Venice favourite

A stirring story of revenge and friendship involving an Irish convict woman and an Aboriginal tracker in colonial Tasmania was hailed the favourite Thursday to win the Golden Lion at the Venice film festival.   “The Nightingale” by Australian Jennifer Kent — the only film directed by a woman out of a total 21 vying for the top prize — ...

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Popular Oscar was misunderstood: Film academy president

The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it will further study plans ...

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Maradona to coach Mexico second-division side

  Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been hired to coach Mexican second-division football club Dorados, the team announced Thursday, the retired great’s latest foray into managing.   Maradona’s colorful career has included stints coaching the Argentine national team and a series of clubs around the world, and he had just started a job as president of Belarus side Dinamo Brest ...

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Book on Bangabandhu with Pak Intelligence info to be a good read: PM

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the publication ceremony of the first edition of ‘Secret Documents of Intelligence Branch on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ at Ganobhaban. Dhaka, Sept 7 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the new book containing the secret documents of Pakistani Intelligence Branch (IB) on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will ...

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