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UK’s ties with Sylhet stronger : Alison Blake

UK’s ties to Bangladesh are nowhere stronger than in Sylhet division, home to 40,000 British residents and where most of Britain’s 500,000 Bangladeshi heritage citizens have their roots. Sylheties play important role in UK-BD ties. The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, ...

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70,000 people stranded after flash flood in Moulvibazar

Incessant downpour in the last few days coupled with the onrush of water flowing downhill has inundated vast areas of two upazilas in Moulvibazar, causing immense sufferings to around 70,000 people living in these areas. At least 43 villages in ...

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London mosque attack : Victim wanted to live in Sylhet

Makarram Ali, the only victim who was killed in the terrorist attack of Finsbury Park mosque in London on early Monday (June 19) has been identified as an elderly Bangladeshi expatriate.  He wanted to live in his new house at his village home in ...

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Bangladeshi detained again in New York

Another Bangladeshi, who was working at UNDP in the United Nations in New York, was detained on Tuesday (June 20) on charge of abusing power. The detainee was identified as Hamidur Rashid, chief of Development Strategy and Policy Analysis unit ...

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2 Bangladeshi teenagers shot dead by BSF

Two Bangladeshi students were gunned down allegedly by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Khoshalpur border under Maheshpur upazila in Jhenidah on Tuesday morning. The victims are Shohel Rana, 16, a student of Bakoshpota Secondary School and son ...

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Banks to stay open June 23, 24 to clear RMG wages

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked all commercial banks in the country to keep their respective branches open on the coming weekend (June 23 and 24) to facilitate payment of wages for the garment workers. Bangladesh Bank’s Department of Off-site Supervision ...

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Syrian pilot found alive after US downed plane over Raqqah

The pilot of Syrian fighter plane recently shot down by the US-led coalition has been found in the countryside of Raqqah. According to Sputnik, Captain Ali fahd was found alive and well by Syrian troops in the village of Shuwaihat ...

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Musa Ibrahim rescued

Mount Everest conqueror Musa Ibrahim is finally rescued from the Papua New Guinea mountain in the early morning of Monday, reports BBC.   He has been trapped for 6 day long in the Mount Carstensz Pyramid along with two other ...

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Miscreants attack Fakhrul’s motorcade in Ctg

Some unidentified miscreants attacked on motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir while he was going to visit to landslide affected area in Rangamati on Sunday morning.The incident occurred on the way at Rangunia in Chittagong at 10:30am. ...

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Landslides latest update: Death toll rises to 161

The death toll from landslides in Chittagong division has risen further to 161 after another landslide hit Khagrachhari district. Two siblings were killed in another landslide in Khagrachhari’s Ramgarh upazila early Sunday Confirming the matter, Ramgarh Police Station Office-in-Charge (OC) ...

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