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March 5, 2019

Hero’s welcome as Guaido returns to Venezuela

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido received a hero's welcome from thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas on Monday, defying the threat of arrest from embattled president Nicolas…

8 injured in Ashulia warehouse fire

At least eight people, including fire fighters, were injured trying to extinguish a fire at a thread warehouse on Monday night, reports UNB. The fire broke out on the ground floor of Tanjir Apparels' five-storey sweater factory in…

Quader treatment begins in Singapore

Ailing road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader was flown to Singapore on Monday for better treatment. An air ambulance of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital carrying Quader, also Awami League general secretary, landed at…

Myanmar seizes massive haul of meth pills

Myanmar authorities seized more than 10 million meth pills worth $13.3 million over the weekend, police said Monday, another massive haul in a country widely believed to be the world's largest methamphetamine producer. High-grade crystal…

Arundhati’s Dhaka talk stopped by police

Police have cancelled their permission to stage the much-publicised talk by renowned Indian writer Arundhati Roy, scheduled to be held Tuesday evening at Krishibid Institute Auditorium due to ‘unavoidable circumstances’. “We were…