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Students of National Ideal School’s Khilgaon Campus revel after results of PEC, Ebtedayee, JSC and JDC examinations were published on Saturday, December 30, 2017  A total 191,628 students secured the highest grade GPA 5 this year which was 247,588 in 2016 A total of 83.65% students came out successful in this year’s Junior School Certificate […]

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A Yak-130 at the Farnborough Air Show 2012.– Wikipedia photo Two combat trainer aircraft Yak-130 of Bangladesh Air Force crashed at Moheshkhali of the country’s south-eastern Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday evening. Inter-Services Public Relations director Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Rashidul Islam said all the four pilots were safe. Defence ministry officials said Group Captain Sharif Mustafa […]

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Acting secretary of the EC held a meeting with the representatives of different education boards at the Election Commission office in Agargaon area of Dhaka The Secondary School Certificate and equivalent exams scheduled for February 24 and 25 will be rescheduled for voting in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral by-election. The elections for […]

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Christians take part in a prayer session at Tejgaon Church on the occasion of Christmas. — Focusbangla photo The Christmas, the biggest religious festival of the Christians, was celebrated in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world on Monday with a call to further strengthen the tradition of sectarian harmony in the country. According to Christian’s […]

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Mubashar returned home after 44 days early Friday Returning home on Friday after 44 days in captivity, North South University (NSU) teacher DrMubashar Hasan Cesar recalled the moments when his life seemed in jeopardy. Mubashar, an assistant professor at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was picked up by unidentified abductors from Dhaka’s RokeyaSharani […]

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Just hours before the beginning of the polls, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has said that the ‘situation is under control’ and the Election Commission is all set to hold a free and fair election to the Rangpur City Corporation. “All preparations are done. We believe an orderly, fair and credible election will be […]

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Rohingya refugees wait for food distribution at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, December 18, 2017. — Reuters photo Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday formed a joint working group to supervise all aspects of repatriation of Rohingyas to Rakhine state. The foreign secretaries of the countries would lead respective side in the 30-member […]

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A woman wails at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital Monday as her five-month-old boy died after falling down from her lap during mugging at Doyaganj of Sutrapur in the city Monday morning. — Ali Hossain Mintu A five-month-old child died after falling down from its mother’s lap during mugging at Doyaganj in Suptrapur area of […]

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People pay homage to the martyrs at the National Memorial at Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, marking the country’s 47th Victory Day on Saturday. — Indrajit Ghosh The nation on Saturday celebrated the 47th Victory Day paying tribute to the freedom fighters who made the supreme sacrifice in the War for Independence to free […]

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President M Abdul Hamid on Wednesday said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) must not remain as bystander on Jerusalem issue as he joined an emergency summit of the Muslim nations’ major grouping, convened to decide a coordinated response to the US recognition of the city as Israel’s capital, reports BSS. “The OIC cannot remain […]

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‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen By STEVEN ERLANGER   DEC. 12, 2017 President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center, answers questions at the Gostiny Dvor studio during the annual “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin broadcast live” by Russian TV channels and radio stations in Moscow in June. Credit Mikhail Klimentiev/Agence France-Presse — […]

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Power Moves: Nina Ahmad has resigned as deputy mayor to run for Congress Plus, Benefit Data Trust’s DeAnna Minus-Vincent has been named to the New Jersey governor-elect’s budget transition team, Reinvestment Fund’s Don Hinkle-Brown will advise the Federal Reserve Board and five more leadership upgrades. By Julie Zeglen / STAFF Nina Ahmad at a 2015 press conference. (Photo via […]

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