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‘2 Bachhu murder suspects’ killed in Munshiganj ‘gunfight’

Photo: Recovered arms from gunfight spot. Munshiganj, Sept 7 : Two suspects of publisher Shahjahan Bachchu murder case were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Hasha KC Road in Sreenagar upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Kaka alias Boma Shamim and Ekhlas, members of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh (JMB), said police. Kazi Maksuda Lima, ...

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Temple employee dies in Ctg fire

Photo: Flame billowing out of the temple after a fire broke out there. Chattogram, Sept 7 : A temple employee died of suffocation in a fire broke out at Askar Dighier Par in the city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Arun Chakrawarty, 60, accountant of Sree Sree Loknath Temple located in the area. Kamal Uddin, an assistant ...

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Regional MPs welcome decision granting ICC jurisdiction over crimes against Rohingya

Int’l community must continue pushing to ensure justice for all victims: APH Dhaka, Sept 7 : Regional lawmakers on Friday welcomed the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) which ruled that it could exercise jurisdiction over the alleged crime of deportation of the Rohingya population, despite Myanmar not being a party to the Rome Statute. “This is a milestone ...

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Chevron largest natural gas producer in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sept 7 : Chevron Bangladesh has been recognized by the Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources as the largest natural gas producer of the country in the private sector. Chevron Bangladesh President Neil Menzies received a certificate and award in this regard from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the inauguration ceremony of Power & Energy Week 2018 on ...

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SAFF Suzuki Cup: Bangladesh step forward to semi final thrashing Pakistan by 1-0

Bangladesh thrashed visiting Pakistan by 1-0 goal in their Group ‘A’ second match of the seven-nation SAFF Suzuki Cup under floodlight at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday.   Defender Topu Barman scored the magnificent goal to lead Bangladesh a step forward to the semi final.  Bangladesh started to play a forceful game after 10 minutes and made an attempt in the 29th ...

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Bangladesh alert about Brahmaputra’s likely swell-up

Dhaka, Sept 6 : Bangladesh is alert about the release of excess water by China which may cause floods in the downstream of the Brahmaputra River casting a possible impact on Bangladesh, too. “There’re fears that the release of excess water by China may cause floods in the downstream of the Brahmaputra which may have impact on Bangladesh, too,” reads ...

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Scientists build timepiece that is 1000 times more accurate

Scientists in Australia have built a watch which is more accurate than any commercial system out there on the planet and is claimed to not lose time for 40 million years.   Called, Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator, the system uses 1,200-carat sapphire crystal that is cooled down to minus 267 degrees Celsius, Cnet reported. It is 1,000 times more precise than ...

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Three Bangladeshi Banks win ADB’s TFP awards

 Three Bangladeshi Banks– Dutch-Bangla Bank, Prime Bank and Mutual Trust Bank– are among winners of the fourth annual Trade Finance Programme (TFP) Awards announced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The TFP Awards recognised 23 leading partner banks from 15 countries this year. Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited has been recognised as Leading Partner Bank in Bangladesh. Prime Bank Limited has been ...

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US Open glance: Serena Williams seeks 1st final since 2014

New York, Sep 6 : A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY For as much as she’s done, and as long as she’s been around, Serena Williams figures that, with her 37th birthday approaching in a few weeks, she won’t have chances to contend for Grand Slam titles forever. “I don’t have 10 more years. At least, ...

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Djokovic tops Federer’s conqueror for 11th US Open SF in row

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating John Millman, of Australia, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. New York, Sep 6 : Novak Djokovic put aside all of it, from his opponent’s unheard-of, middle-of-a-set chance to change out of sweat-soaked clothes and shoes, to consecutive time violations ...

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