Monthly Archives: April 2017

Haor farmers to get free agri inputs for next crop: PM

Issuing a note of warning that no one will be spared if any negligence is found in haor embankment construction, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said haor farmers will get free agricultural inputs for the next crop. ‘The government ...

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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn defends leadership style

Jeremy Corbyn has defended his style of leadership, saying other party leaders had given in to vested interests and manipulated the public. The Labour leader told supporters Prime Minister Theresa May was developing a "presidential bunker mentality". Mr Corbyn said ...

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Theresa May visits Scotland in election campaign

spoke at a campaign rally in rural Aberdeenshire Theresa May is making her first campaign visit to Scotland ahead of June's snap general election. The prime minister asked Scots to vote for her to "strengthen the Union", the economy and ...

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Prime Minister’s 'poisonous propagand about immigrants fuels violent hate crime, says Tim Farron

Tim Farron has accused Theresa May of peddling “poisonous propaganda” about immigrants that leads directly to hate crimes, as he condemned the Prime Minister’s focus on limiting the number of people entering Britain from overseas. In an exclusive interview with ...

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Mild earthquake felt in Sylhet

A mild earthquake was felt in the northeastern part of the country. The tremor was felt at 10:47pm Friday in Sylhet. Fire Service reported that no one was injured in the incident. Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s Assistant Meteorologist Saiful Islam said ...

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Prime Minister will visit the Haor area tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-ravaged Haor regions of Sunamganj tomorrow. Flash floods, triggered by several days of torrential rain, have inundated vast swathes of the north-eastern region and damaged Boro paddy, putting the livelihood of thousands of ...

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BD shining example of progress but has challenges ahead: Cameron

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday termed Bangladesh a ‘shining example’ of progress in the world and laid emphasis on addressing three challenges, including maintaining quality democracy, to reach the next stage of development, reports UNB. Tagging quality ...

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BNP slams Hoar Dept officials’ foreign tour during flood

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday alleged that the foreign tour of top officials of Haor and Wetland Development Department at a time when flood hit the country’s  hoar areas hard proves that there is virtually ‘no ...

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