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Yemen officials: Suicide blast at Aden police station; 3 die

Yemeni officials and witnesses say a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police station in the southern city of Aden, killing at least three policemen. They say the attack took place on Thursday in the city’s Omar al-Mokhtar neighborhood and that at least 20 people were wounded, including three civilians. The bomber drove into the police station’s gates ...

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Month of mourning begins today

Dhaka, Aug 1 : August, the month when Bangladesh lost its founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975, began on Thursday. A group of disgruntled army officers killed the Father of the Nation along with most of his family members on August 15, 1975. The ruling Awami League and its associate bodies have chalked out month-long programmes on the ...

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NBC heading to England for start of Premier League season

For the third straight year, NBC’s Premier League broadcast crew will be in England for the start of the season. The network announced plans Wednesday for the opening weekend for its seventh season, featuring on-site coverage from three stadiums from Aug. 9-11 as well as showing off its synergy with Britain’s Sky Sports News. “You want to start the season ...

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Boris Johnson visits Belfast as Brexit woes hurt UK economy

London, Aug 1 : New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday finished his rocky debut tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, where he faces a doubly difficult challenge of restoring the collapsed Belfast government and finding a solution for the Irish border after Brexit. Since he took office a week ago, Johnson has been touring England, Scotland, Wales ...

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AKDN celebrates Imamat Day in city

Resident Diplomatic Representative Merali highlights key global initiatives in 2019 Dhaka, Aug 1 : The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has celebrated the 62nd Anniversary of the ascension of Aga Khan to the Ismaili Imamat. The occasion also marked the fifth anniversary of the establishment of AKDN’s Diplomatic Representation Office in Bangladesh. Senior government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, ...

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Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed

Photo: Afghans assist a wounded man in a hospital after a roadside bomb on the main highway between the western city of Herat and the southern city of Kandahar, in Herat, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Kabul, Jul 31 : A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a ...

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BB has ‘no data on remittance outflow’

Dhaka, Jul 31 : Bangladesh Bank does not maintain any data on remittance outflow although it has updated data on remittance inflow, said its officials. Bangladesh Bank government Fazle Kabir and other deputy governors informed reporters about it while responding to questions on the issue while unveiling the monetary policy statement (MPS) at a press conference at the central bank ...

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Khaleda denied bail in Zia Charitable Trust case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, July 31 : The High Court on Wednesday denied bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in which she was sentenced to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment by a lower court. The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice SM Kuddus Zaman passed the order after hearing ...

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3 cattle traders killed as truck overturns in Cumilla

A cattle-laden truck overturned  in Cumilla’s Chauddagram upazila early Wednesday, killing three cattle traders and six cows. Police identified the men as Khokon Mia, 40, Samiul Islam, 45, and Anwar Hossain, 42. They were residents of Jhenaidah’s Maheshpur upazila. The accident took place on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Chiura of Chauddagram upazila around 6:00am. Abul Kalam, in-charge of Miabazar Highway Police camp, said the three cattle traders were killed on the spot. ...

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Saif Ali Khan on Sara and Kartik’s next

Today marks 10 glorious years of Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Love Aaj Kal’ starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. While reports are rife that the filmmaker’s next with Sarav Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan is the sequel of the 2009 hit, Saif has something different to say about the film. Saif Ali Khan recently revealed that Imtiaz Ali’s next with Sara ...

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