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HC orders to compensate Tk 4.61cr to Tareque Masud’s family

The High Court on Sunday (Dec 3) ordered authorities concerned to pay Tk 4.61 crore as compensation to the family of filmmaker Tareque Masud who was killed in a road crash in 2011. An HC bench of Justice Zinat Ara ...

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Mayor Annisul laid to rest

Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq was buried at the Banani graveyard in the city in the evening on Saturday (December 02). He was buried at about 5:20 pm beside the grave of his mother and the ...

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PM mourns death of Annisul Huq

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq. In a condolence message, the premier recalled the contributions of Annisul to the development of DNCC. “He will be ever remembered ...

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Pope joins mass prayer at Suhrawardy

Visiting Vatican Catholic Church Pope Francis joined a mass prayer and rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka Friday (December 1). Thousands of Catholics from Bangladesh Christian community attended the program which commenced at 10:00am. In the afternoon, Pope Francis will ...

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DNCC Mayor Annisul passes away

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who had been undergoing treatment at a London hospital for neurological problem, passed away there on Thursday. He was 65. He breathed his last at the hospital around 4:23pm local time, said ...

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Mayor Annisul in ICU again

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in London, has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) again. He was moved to the ICU due to some infections in blood, said ...

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Sophia to visit Dhaka

Sophia, an artificially intelligent female robot, is coming to Bangladesh on December 5 to attend an information and technology event ‘Digital World-2017.’ The State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak confirmed the matter at a press briefing ...

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3 found dead in C’nawabganj den raid

Law enforcers said they have found three scattered bodies inside the suspected militant hideout in Alatuli village under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila. RAB Spokesperson and Media Wing Director Commander Mufti Mahmud said in a press briefing that the deceased were members ...

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139 to die, 185 get life for BDR mutiny

The High Court upheld death penalty for 139 convicts while 185 were awarded life term imprisonment and 201 others will have to serve different jail-terms in the sensational BDR mutiny case. A three-member special HC bench led by Justice Md ...

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9th wage board for journos soon: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said the 9th wage board for all the journalists and employees working in news organizations will be declared any time now. The Information Minister gave the assurance in a prize giving ceremony titled ‘DRU Best ...

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