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Md Shaheldul Islam. — Photo courtesy: facebook Bangladesh’s deputy consul general in New York appeared in court on Monday, charged with labour trafficking and assault for allegedly forcing a household helper to work 18 hours a day without pay for four years. Md Shaheldul Islam, 45, faced a 33-count indictment for grand larceny, assault, labor […]

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A Bangladeshi youth has been shot and killed by the unidentified gunman in Toronto, local police have said. Victor Paul Kwong, a media relations officer of Toronto police, told bdnews24.com Monday evening that “the deceased has been identified as ‘Soumik Asgar, 20, of Toronto.” He declined to give further details about the victim or his […]

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‘I cannot recall a time when Muslims were suspected en masse of being unpatriotic’: Naseeruddin Shah In the final part of the series, Actor Naseeruddin Shah writes a deeply personal piece: ‘Never before have pleas for peace been interpreted as cowardly or seditious.’ india Updated: Jun 02, 2017 07:55 IST Naseeruddin Shah Naseeruddin Shah with […]

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Fourteen candidates of Bangladeshi origin are contesting in the UK general election, scheduled to take place on June 8. Eight of them are contesting from Labour Party, one from Liberal Democrats, one from Friends and four are running as independents. The UK last went to polls on May 7, 2015, when the Conservatives came to […]

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কেন্দ্রের গবাদি পশু নি‍র্দেশিকা মানবে না রাজ্য, ঘোষণা মুখ্যমন্ত্রীর May 29, 2017 Elina Datta,News18 Bangla #কলকাতা: চাষের কাজ ছাড়া পশুবাজারে কেনা যাবে না গরু, মোষ, বলদ, বাছুর এমনকি উটও। কেন্দ্রের তরফে ইতিমধ্যেই জারি হয়েছে নির্দেশিকা ৷ সেই নির্দেশকে একতরফা বলে অভিযোগ করলেন মুখ্যমন্ত্রী মমতা বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায় ৷ একইসঙ্গে কেন্দ্রের শাসকদলের বিরুদ্ধে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রীয় কাঠামো খর্ব করারও অভিযোগ […]

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DON’T LIGHT THE FUSE South India’s mini rebellion over Modi’s new cattle law kindles an old secessionist spark One step away from rebellion. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton) Harish C Menon Southern India is up in arms. And, if recent trends are any indication, it may be a wee bit more than a mere difference of opinion over […]

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Damaged cars are seen at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017. — Reuters photo At least 80 people were killed and hundreds  wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. Bodies […]

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Frontline state mortified at anti-terror summit Humiliating the royal way | Ready-to-speak Nawaz not invited to address Riyadh moot | Trump names India among terror victim states, skips Pakistan | Iran bashed at forum May 22, 2017 Salim Bokhari RIYADH – Something has gone terribly wrong. This is the only way one can describe what […]

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British prime minister Theresa May vowed Tuesday ‘terrorists will not prevail’ after an eight-year-old girl was among 22 people killed at a packed pop concert in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group. Britain’s worst terror bloodshed for more than a decade came just over two weeks before the country votes in a […]

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Migrants on a wooden boat are rescued by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) in the central Mediterranean. Reuters file photo A total of around 20 migrants are feared to have died trying to cross the Mediterranean on Saturday, the United Nations refugee agency said, citing testimony from survivors arriving in Italy. Seven […]

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Governments and computer experts girded today for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities like the one at the heart of the crisis. European policing and security agencies said the fallout from a ransomware attack that has already crippled more than 200,000 […]

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Five persons were killed in Umme Zamzam area in Saudi Arabia while three others killed in New York At least eight Bangladeshis have been killed in separate road accidents in Saudi Arabia and New York, USA. Of them, five persons including four members of a family were killed in Umme Zamzam area in Saudi Arabia […]

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