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Saifur Rahman’s 9th death anniv Wednesday

Dhaka, Sept 4 : The ninth death anniversary of M Saifur Rahman, the country’s ex-finance minister, will be observed on Wednesday with various programmes. On September 5, 2009, Saifur, also a former BNP standing committee member, died in a road accident on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at the age of 77. Local BNP and Durre Samad Rahman and Saifur Rahman Foundation have ...

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Google to launch AI technology to fight online child abuse

US tech giant Google announced on Monday that it is employing a new artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to combat online spreading of contents involving child sexual abuse.   Google said its cutting-edge AI technology uses deep neural networks for image processing to help discover and detect child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.  The new tool based on the deep neural ...

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Huge illegally imported medicine seized at Dhaka airport

Photo: Huge quantity of restricted and illegally imported medicine from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka September 4, 2018. Dhaka, Sep 4 : Members of Customs intelligence seized a huge quantity of restricted and illegally imported medicine from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday afternoon. The medicine, worth Tk 1.6 crore, was found in a Hajj flight that ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan calls for economic empowerment of women

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has lent support to IMC Ladies’ Wing’s Women Entrepreneurs’ Exhibition, and says it is vital to promote economic empowerment of women. “For more than thirty years, the Women Entrepreneurs’ Exhibition has positioned itself as a prime destination for fresh, new talented entrepreneurs who need a platform to launch themselves.   “Economic empowerment of women is a ...

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Priyanka Chopra advocates timely intervention for asthma

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who suffers from asthma, has partnered with Cipla Respiratory to create awareness about the condition and break the stigma surrounding its treatment. She has advocated timely intervention that can help one have a better quality of life, reports Mid-Day. “As someone who is asthmatic, I can say that there is social stigma associated with asthma and its ...

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DUCSU polls: Notice served to DU authorities

A contempt of court rule notice has been served to Vice-chancellor, Proctor and Treasurer of Dhaka University for not taking any steps to hold Dhaka University Central Student’s Union (DUCSU) elections despite High Court directives to hold it within six months.   The notice said Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, Proctor Dr AKM Golam Rabbani and Treasurer Dr Kamal Uddin ...

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Pakistani lawmakers begin electing new president

Photo: Lawmakers cast their votes at the National Assembly. Islamabad, Sep 4 : Polling has started in Pakistan to elect a president, a process likely to strengthen the grip of the ruling party whose nominee is expected to easily become the new ceremonial head of state. The president is indirectly elected by lawmakers from the National Assembly, the Senate and ...

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14 held in Habiganj

Habignaj Correspondent : Police arrested 14 persons including three drug traders, seven absconders and four accused in different areas of Habignaj Monday. Police also seized six kilograms of ganja and 55 pieces of Yaba tablets. Additional superintendent of police A S M Shamsur Rahman Bhuiyan said the arrested were wanted in cases filed with different police stations on various charges.

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Bangladesh pavilion turns point of attraction in Hague Embassy Festival

Dhaka, Sept 4 : Bangladesh pavilion was the point of interest among the visitors and drew a huge crowd at ‘Embassy Festival-Lifting Global Culture’, an annual event held in The Hague recently with more than 50,000 visitors. Beautifully decorated, with national flag and nokshi-katha, Bangladesh pavilion presented varieties of handicrafts, hand-embroidered items, jamdani sarees, clay items, brassware, jute and leather ...

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No human hauler to run in capital: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Aashaduzzaman Mia warned that no human hauler (locally named as Leguna) will be allowed to ply on the streets of the capital.   “Due to this type of vehicles, major chaotic situations created on the street and those are one of the main causes of road accidents,” DMP commissioner said while addressing a press conference ...

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