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Dhaka Tribune

Evening Brief

Update : 08 May 2015, 02:03 PM

Over 100  Rohingya migrants found in Thai South

More than 100 suspected Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been found in Thailand's southern Songkhla province, police said on Friday.

Police said the 111 migrants had been left alone in the jungle after suspected human traffickers who had brought them into the country fled.

Rushanara, Tulip, Rupa win UK polls 

Three British citizens of Bangladeshi origin have been elected as Member of Parliament from different constituencies in the United Kingdom General Elections with blessings from the Labour party. BBC online published the results in its live coverage of the election on Friday.

Yunus Centre: Allegations against Yunus incorrect 

The allegations, which the prime minister brought against Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus, are incorrect and misleading, the Yunus Centre has said. Yunus Centre, an organisation aimed primarily at promoting and disseminating the Nobel laureate’s philosophy, protested the prime minister’s recent remarks about Muhammad Yunus in press release on Thursday.

Conservatives win majority

David Cameron has returned to Downing Street with the Tories having defied the polls and won the general election.

The Conservatives made gains in England and Wales and are forecast by the BBC to secure 331 seats in the Commons, giving them a slender majority.

BCL central committee convention July 25, 26 

Bangladesh Chhatra League central committee convention will be held on July 25 and 26. BCL President Bodiuzzaman Shohag declared the dates in a press conference held at Modhur Canteen in Dhaka University on Friday.

Angry mob beat man after attempted robbery 

Angry people have caught a man and beat him up after a three-member group was digging a hole on the roof of a Agrani Bank branch in Kuyaish area under Hathazari upazila in Chittagong. Injured Shukkur was admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.

3 traffickers killed in Teknaf 'gunfight' 

Three alleged human traffickers have been killed in a “gunfight” with police in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district. The deceased are Dholu Hossain, 45, of Shahporirdwip Bazarpara area, Jahangir Alam, 40, son of Abdul Mazed of Katabunia and Jafar Alam, 35, son of Kobir Ahmed of Hariarkhal area.

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