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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 21 Jan 2023, 08:04 PM

Saturday Afternoon gets clearance for release

Eminent filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's much discussed film “Saturday Afternoon” is clear for release after being stuck at Bangladesh Film Censor Board since 2019. The hearing of the appeal board was held on January 21.

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Farooki's 'Saturday Afternoon' stars Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Zahid Hasan.

MRT Line-1 to carry 800,000 passengers a day

When the Mass Rapid Transit Line-1 (MRT-1), Bangladesh's first subway system, is launched it will able to carry 800,000 passengers each day, authorities have said.

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CAB: Cost of living in Dhaka increased by 11.08% in 2022

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) said that the cost of living in the capital Dhaka increased by 11.08% in 2022.

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Dhaka City Aerial View Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Turkey urges Sweden to withdraw permit for Quran protest

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that he hoped Swedish authorities would not allow a protest that includes burning the Quran.

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File photo of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Reuters

India can boost trade with neighbours by making borders superfluid, World Bank country director says

India can increase inter-regional trade with its neighbouring countries threefold by making its borders superfluid for the seamless movement of logistics, goods and tourists, World Bank Country Director for India Auguste Tano Kouame has said.

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File photo: The World Bank Group logo is seen on the building of the Washington-based global development lender Reuters

Bishwa Ijtema: Some roads to remain closed on Sunday

As done during the first phase of the Bishwa Ijtema, the Gazipur Metropolitan Police (GMP) has issued traffic directives to ease the movement of devout Muslims commuting to and from the congregation ground.

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Magura student brutally tortured over theft allegation

A sixth-grader student has been brutally tortured by a man on allegation of stealing from his store at Shalikha upazila of Magura.

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Law minister: Parliamentary elections to be held as per constitution

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Saturday said that the upcoming 12th national parliamentary election will be held as per the country's constitution.

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Second phase of Bishwa Ijtema ends Sunday

The second phase of the three-day Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest global congregation of Muslims after Hajj, is set to end on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday through "akheri munajat" (final prayers).

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Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Israeli civilian kills Palestinian at West Bank farm

An Israeli civilian shot dead a Palestinian Saturday at a settler farm in the occupied West Bank after an attempted stabbing, the military said, the latest incident as violence surges in the territory.

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File photo: Israeli soldiers stand on guard with their firearms as they confront Palestinian protesters who arrived at a previously-evacuated in the north of the occupied West Bank on July 24, 2021 AFP
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