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March 3, 2019

IS bride Shamima moves from Syria camp after threats

Shamima Begum, a British teenager of Bangladeshi descent who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi bride, has been moved from a Syrian refugee camp after threats were made against them, according to her family’s lawyer.…

Man killed in ‘gunfight’

A man was killed in what the law enforcers called gunfight with a team of detective branch of police at Kalibari in Mymensingh early Sunday, reports UNB. The deceased Lalu Miah, 45, was a suspected drug trader according to the detective…

Unsung women change makers awarded

Seven women have been awarded for playing significant roles in education, health, agriculture, self-development, courageous act and entrepreneurship in the country, reports UNB. The women were presented with awards along with the…

Bangladeshi to run for Australia state parliament

Bangladeshi origin Sabrin Farooqui has become the first woman from the country who received Australian Labor Party (ALP) nomination for a parliamentary seat in the upcoming state election due on 23 March, reports UNB. She will contest a…

Obaidul Quader admitted to BSMMU

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader was admitted to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) as he fell sick on Sunday morning, reports UNB. Obaidul Quader, also general secretary…