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Dhaka Tribune

Morning Brief

Update : 14 Dec 2015, 03:04 AM

First woman councillor elected in Saudi  A woman has won a seat on a municipal council for the first time in Saudi Arabia, after the kingdom lifted its bar on women taking part in elections.

'Hidden portrait found under Mona Lisa'  An image of a portrait underneath the Mona Lisa has been found beneath the existing painting using reflective light technology, according to a French scientist.

Khaleda: Democracy is exiled  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has alleged that country's democracy has been exiled by the ruling party.

Lalmonirhat priest gets death threat  A priest of a church in Lalmonirhat has received death threat allegedly from militant group Islamic State.

Japan and India sign bullet train deal  India has agreed to buy a high-speed bullet train from Japan, in an attempt to transform its creaking rail system.

US supports connectivity in South Asia region  US State Department Under-secretary designate Tom Shannon said Bangladesh can be a leading economy in South Asia serving as a manufacturing powerhouse and hub for the movement of goods and people in South and South East Asia.

Six secretaries transferred  The government has transferred six secretary-level public servants to new offices. A gazette notification was issued in this regard by the public administration ministry on Sunday.

Blue Panel sweeps DUTA election  Pro-Awami League ‘Blue Panel’ teachers have swept the Dhaka University Teachers' Association (DUTA) election.

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