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  • Published at 01:56 PM April 17, 2016
  • Last updated at 03:40 PM March 21, 2018

A glance at today's important news

Former Playboy model sues to break silence on alleged Trump affair

A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump filed suit in California on Tuesday seeking release from a legal agreement requiring her to stay silent, becoming the second woman this month to contest arrangements not to disclose alleged extramarital relationships with Trump.

UK legal counsel defending Khaleda plans to visit Bangladesh

Lord Carlile, an eminent British lawyer who will serve as the legal counsel of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, has expressed his interest to visit Bangladesh in person.

Bangladesh wins WSIS award for 5th time

Bangladesh has won the world’s most prestigious award in ICT sector called the “World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize-2018.”

4 killed as train hits covered van in Feni

At least four people have been killed and two others injured as a train hit a covered van at a manned level crossing near Feni Railway Station.

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw resigns

Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi without a close confidant and political ally as she faces rising international opprobrium over the Rakhine crisis.

Muhith: Bangladesh to officially remain LDC until 2024

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said Bangladesh will officially remain as a least developed country (LDC) until 2024 in the United Nations list, but it will be regarded as a developing country globally.

US-Bangla plane crash: Procedure to pay insurance money to start by April 15

The procedure to pay the insurance money to the victims of US-Bangla plane crash will start by April 15.

US-Bangla plane crash: DMCH doctors operate on Shahreen, Shahin

Two survivors of the US-Bangla plane crash Shahreen Ahmed and Shahin Bepari are undergoing operations at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Tangail youth arrested for disrespecting national flag on Facebook

Police have arrested a youth from Tangail’s Mirzapur for disrespecting the national flag in a Facebook post.

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