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7 Rohingyas held along Satkhira border

Satkhira, Oct 10 : Seven Rohingyas, including women and children, were held from Abaderghat in Sadar upazila early Wednesday while being trafficked to India. The arrestees are Nur Begum, 45, wife of Selim, their three children — Rashida Begum, 5, Jannatara Begum, 3, and Sagar, 1, Hasina Begum, 22, wife of Azizul Haque, their daughter Rozina Begum, 4, and Usun ...

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Arif takes charge as Sylhet mayor

Sylhet Office  : Newly elected Sylhet city mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury takes charge of Nagar Bhaban office in presence of councillors, officials and employees of the city corporation in Sylhet on Monday. Sylhet City Corporation’s newly elected mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury on Monday took over the charge of Nagar Bhaban office for second consecutive time. The city corporation secretary Badrul ...

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3 mega projects among 20 that get Ecnec nod

Photo: PM Sheikh Hasina chairs ECNEC meeting at NEC conference room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar on Tuesday. Dhaka, Oct 9 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved 20 development projects involving Tk 32,525 crore. The approval was given at the 146th Ecnec meeting of the current government held at the NEC conference room. “Today, we ...

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President calls for ensuring legal services at low cost

Photo: President Abdul Hamid addresses at a program in his home district Kishoreganj on Tuesday. Dhaka, Oct 9 : President on Tuesday called on the lawyers to ensure legal aid services to general people at low cost. The President made the urge while delivering his speech as chief guest at a reception accorded to him on the second day of ...

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Taliban attacks kill 15 Afghan policemen

An Afghan official says a Taliban assault in northern Jawzjan province has killed 12 members of the security forces and wounded another 10. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, provincial police chief in Jawzjan, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the attack took place in Qush Typa district late on Monday.   Jawzjani says the assault was a failed attempt to ...

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Trump tariffs make world ‘poorer and more dangerous’

The International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a “poorer and more dangerous place” in its latest assessment of the global economy. The IMF has lowered its forecast for global growth this year and next.   It said that a full-blown trade war between the US and China would put ...

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Priyanka Chopra heads for London to shoot The Sky Is Pink

New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been shooting for Shonali Bose’s ‘The Sky Is Pink’ has reportedly left for London to kick off the next schedule of the film. The actress was on Sunday clicked by the shutterbugs at the Mumbai airport, reports Zee News. Firstpost quoted a source, close to the development, saying that after completing the first ...

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Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information

Google is shutting down its long-shunned Plus social network for consumers, following its disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that could have exposed some personal information of up to 500,000 people.   The announcement came in a Monday blog post , which marked Google’s first public description of the privacy bug.  Google deliberately avoided disclosing the problem at the ...

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100 years on, Spanish Flu holds lessons for next pandemic

It was the disease to end all others, infecting a third of humanity, killing tens of millions in their beds and prompting panicked talk of the end of days across continents still reeling from war.   One hundred years on from the influenza outbreak known as the Spanish Flu, scientists say that while lessons have been learned from the deadliest ...

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Florida urges residents to brace for ‘life-threatening’ hurricane

Officials are warning residents along Florida’s gulf coast to prepare for a possibly “life-threatening hurricane”, which is due to strike later this week. Hurricane Michael may reach category three strength before it arrives in Florida, possibly on Wednesday, and will then move up the US East Coast.   Michael, which is the 13th named storm of the season, is already ...

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