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Dhaka,  Fri,  06 May 2016
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May 5, 2016, 10:21 pm
Dhaka, May 5: Five female students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) who fell victim to sexual harassment by their teacher testified before separate courts here on Thursday in a case filed in this connection. Metropolitan Magistrate Nurunnahar Yasmin
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May 5, 2016, 10:14 pm
Dhaka, May 5: Bangladesh off-cutter sensation Mustafizur Rahamn, who is mesmerising the world cricket fraternity with magical bowling action from his international debutant, goes viral on a Youtube video.   The video uploaded on Sunday (May 1) and pulled 49,344 viewers in
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Bangladesh's central bank chief will meet the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a senior executive from global financial messaging service SWIFT next week to seek
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The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Wednesday unanimously passed two bills seeking to raise the remuneration and privileges of the President and the Prime Minister. With the passage of the bills, the monthly remuneration of the President and the Prime Minister has
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Dhaka, May 5: Observing that the folk literature of the country is very ancient and rich, President Abdul Hamid on Thursday put emphasis on collection and preservation of these valuable resources.   "Different elements of folk culture and tradition are found scattered in different parts of our country. These can be the valuable resources of world culture and civilization if those are
The two-day Muscle Mania Bodybuilding Competition began in the city on Thursday, reports UNB. A total of 40 bodybuilders from different clubs and gymnasiums are taking part in six weight categories--60, 65, 70, 75, 80 and 80+ kgs--of the competitions at the NSC Tower auditorium. The final round of the competition will be held today (Friday). The super-excellent round of the meet with
A massive wildfire that has forced all 88,000 people to flee the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1,600 structures is now threatening its airport and communities well south of the town, authorities said on Wednesday. With a few neighborhoods already in ruins, worsening fire conditions Wednesday pushed walls of flames toward thousands of more homes in the northeastern Alberta town, in the heart of Canada's oil sands region. The winds also pushed flames toward the local ...
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Dhaka, May 5: The teachers of Monthly Pay Order (MPO)-listed educational institutions will get salaries of eight months due under
The Walton 9th National Women's Kabaddi Championship, organised by Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation, will begin tomorrow (Saturday) at the Kabaddi Stadium in the city, reports UNB. Twelve teams-BJMC, Bangladesh Ansar, Dhaka, Narail, Faridpur, Panchagarh, Barisal,,Jhenaidah, Jamalpur, Rajshahi, Comilla and Sylhet districts-will participate in the 5-day meet. Vice-president of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation and Tournament Committee Chairman Nizamuddin Chowdhury Parvez disclosed the details  at a press conference  Thursday. ...
DHAKA, May 5: The International Day of the Midwife (IDM) was celebrated in the country on Thursday paying tributes to midwives around the world.   On the occasion, a programme was held on the Bangla Academy premises.   Dr Biman Kumar Shaha, Additional Secretary of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry, in his keynote speech professed his support for the midwifery profession.   He said the government of Bangladesh is working relentlessly to promote midwifery in Bangladesh, investing more money in educating young women in the ...
Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah left Dhaka for Kuwait on Thursday after wrapping up his 3-day high-profile visit to Bangladesh. A special VVIP flight carrying the Kuwaiti Prime Minister and members of his entourage took off Hazarat Shahjalal (RA) International Airport at 12:00 noon. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and senior foreign ministry officials saw the Kuwaiti PM off at the airport, according to a news agency. -bz   ...

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