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Update : 14 Jun 2023, 10:06 AM

Advance train ticket sale for Eid-ul-Azha starts Wednesday

Bangladesh Railway started selling the advance train tickets ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday morning. 

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FILE PHOTO Focus Bangla

Pointing fingers

In November 1932, American vaudeville performer, actor, and humorous social commentator Will Rogers published a landmark remark in his widely-syndicated newspaper column. Though he penned in the context of contemporary American society, it has become relevant in the context of present-day Bangladesh and many parts of the world. 

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File photo shows a general view of the Election Commission offices in Dhaka's Agargaon Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Voice of Mohib Ullah in new Rohingya leadership

On October 29, 2021, miscreants shot dead Rohingya organizer Mohib Ullah in Cox's Bazar. Since 2019, he had been organizing the Rohingyas by putting forward a five-point demand for their repatriation to Myanmar. Four years on, when the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar are initiating a pilot repatriation scheme, the Rohingyas have started an organized campaign on the issue to make sure the process ensures their safety and a dignified life once they return to Myanmar.

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Mohammad Arafat buys Awami League nomination papers for Dhaka-17 by-polls

Mohammad Ali Arafat has bought nomination papers from the Awami League to contest the upcoming by-election to the Dhaka-17 constituency, which fell vacant following the death of lawmaker and noted film actor Akbar Hossain Pathan, popularly known as Farooque, in May.

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Bangla Tribune

Extreme weather killed 195,000 in Europe since 1980

Extreme weather conditions in Europe have killed almost 195,000 people and caused economic losses of more than 560 billion euros since 1980, the European Environment Agency said Wednesday.

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Firefighters operate at the site of a wildfire in Pumarejo de Tera near Zamora, northern Spain, on June 18, 2022 AFP

More than 100 dead in Nigeria river boat accident

A record 110 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced from their homes, the United Nations said Wednesday, branding the huge upsurge an indictment of the world.

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