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President in London for health checkup

Bangladesh High Commissioner in London Saida Muna Tasneem receives President Abdul Hamid at Heathrow Airport. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 16 : President Abdul Hamid reached London on Wednesday afternoon (local time) for health checkup. Bangladesh High Commissioner in London Saida ...

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OIC summit : Saudi King invites PM Hasina

  Dhaka, May 16 : Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud invited Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the 14th summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Amir Omar Salem Omar, acting ambassador to Bangladesh of Saudi Arabia, ...

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Minimum Fitra fixed at Tk 70

Dhaka, May 16 : This year’s minimum Fitra has been fixed at Tk 70 per person. The maximum Fitra has been set at Tk 1,980, said Mohammad Nizam Udin, assistant director of Islamic Foundation. The Islamic Foundation fixed the amount ...

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Report in graft case against former Chief Justice Sinha on July 1

A Dhaka court on Thursday set July 1 for submitting probe report in the case lodged against former Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha for allegedly demanding bribe. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Satyabrata Shikder set the new date as investigation officer ...

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Poet Henry Swapon gets bail in Digital Security Act case

Barishal, May 16 : A court here on Thursday granted bail to poet Henry Swapon in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. Barishal Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shamim Ahmed granted the bail after hearing a petition filed by him. ...

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Another Boeing added to Biman fleet

Dhaka, May 16 : A Boeing 737-800 aircraft was added to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Thursday. The aircraft, brought on lease from Kuwait’s Alfaco arrived at Dhaka airport around 3:25am, said Biman General Manager (Public Relations) Shakil ...

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Quader returns home from Singapore after 72 days

Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader talks to reporters at the airport on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 15 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul ...

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Gazette of 9th wage board award to be published soon: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday gave assurance of publishing the gazette of the 9th wage board award soon for the journalists and newspaper workers. The Information Minister gave the assurance when a delegation of Bangladesh Federal Union of Newspaper ...

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8 pairs of special trains to run for Eid: Minister

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan speaks at a press briefing at the Rail Bhaban on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, May 15 : Eight pairs of special trains will run on different routes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. ...

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2nd Kanchpur, Meghna, Gumti bridges to be opened before Eid: Kamal

Photo: Collected Dhaka, May 15 : All the three new bridges — 2nd Kanchpur, Meghna and Gumti—will be opened to traffic before the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said this while briefing reporters following a meeting of the ...

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