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Nomination seekers cause suffering to Dhaka commuters Huge processions of supporters of aspirants seeking nomination of two big political parties for the parliament elections have triggered sufferings for the citizens of the capital.Traffic congestions began at Dhanmondi after the Awami League began selling nomination forms at its chief’s political office on Friday, reports bdnews24.com.Tailbacks started around the BNP headquarters at Naya Paltan ...
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Man 'married' to a hologramAkihiko Kondo's mother refused an invitation to her only son's wedding in Tokyo this month, but perhaps that isn't such a surprise: he was marrying a hologram."For mother, it wasn't something to celebrate," said the soft-spoken 35-year-old, whose "bride" is a virtual reality singer named Hatsune Miku.In fact, none of Kondo's relatives attended his wedding ...
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EC asks for appointment of executive magistratesThe Election Commission (EC) has directed the Public Administration Ministry to appoint an adequate number of executive magistrates at the field level to check the violation of the election code of conduct in the 11th parliamentary polls to be held on December 30 next.The EC on Monday sent a letter signed by EC's Joint Secretary ...
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Australia strawberry scare: Woman arrested in QueenslandA woman has been arrested in Queensland in connection with the "strawberry scare" where sewing needles were found hidden inside fruit.Police said the 50-year-old was arrested on Sunday "following a complex... and extensive investigation".The woman is expected to face unspecified charges on Sunday evening, BBC reports.A nationwide investigation was launched after shocked shoppers first reported ...
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Tigers’ reign first day as Mominul, Mushfiqur hits ton Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim scored a magnificent ton saw Bangladesh reigned the first day scoring 303 for 5 at stumps against visiting Zimbabwe in the second and final Test held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur, Dhaka, on Sunday.Opted to bat first after winning the toss, Bangladesh plunged into deep trouble as they ...
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Woman held over Australia strawberry scare A woman has been arrested in Queensland in connection with the "strawberry scare" where sewing needles were found hidden inside fruit.Police said the 50-year-old was arrested on Sunday "following a complex... and extensive investigation".The woman is expected to face unspecified charges on Sunday evening, reports BBC.A nationwide investigation was launched after shocked shoppers first reported ...
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World leaders mark 100 yrs since WWI Armistice in ParisWorld leaders gathered in Paris will lead global commemorations on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War I at a time of growing nationalism and diplomatic tensions.Around 70 leaders including US and Russian Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice in the French capital.Ceremonies ...
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Fair polls is government’s motto: PMPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government aimed to ensure the fairness of the upcoming elections to strengthen the democracy and intensify the development process as she Awami League’s youth front leaders called on her.“It’s our motto to stage the upcoming polls in free, fair and neutral manner and I hope that other ...
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India to sell ‘enemy shares’ of people who fled to PakistanIndia’s government is to sell more than $400 million worth of shares left behind by people who fled to Pakistan or China after wars with those countries.The government said the “enemy shares” were in 996 companies held by 20,323 people and entities. They were seized after conflicts with Pakistan in 1947, 1965 and 1971 and ...
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68.3 pc young voters satisfied over Sheikh Hasina’s leadership: studyAbout 68.3 percent of the total young educated voters have expressed their satisfaction over the initiatives taken by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a research group on Saturday came up with its report on a study on youngsters’ political views.“About 68.3 percent of the young voters said they are satisfied with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ...
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