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Palestinians celebrate as Gaza ceas...

REF:  No clear victor emerged from what had become a war of attrition between the Middle East's most powerful armed forces and the dominant Hamas mili...

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Shakib can play Asiad, Zimbabwe ser...

REF:  The allrounder has been cleared to play international matches and domestic cricket from Sept 15.The decision was taken in a Board of Directors m...

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United, Saudi aircrafts in near-mis...

REF:   Officials say one of the pilots wrongly acted on a command from Air Traffic Control (ATC) that was not meant for his aircraft. The incid...

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Power struggle on Baghdad streets a...

REF:  Washington, which helped install Maliki following its 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, congratulated Haidar al-Abadi, a former Maliki ...

Palestinians celebrate as Gaza ceasefire takes effect

REF:  No clear victor emerged from what had become a war of attrition between the Middle East’s most powerful armed forces and the dominant Hamas militant movement in the Gaza Strip.

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Exacting a heavy toll in Palestinian lives and property, Israel said it dealt a strong blow to Hamas, killing several of its military leaders and destroying the group’s cross-border infiltration tunnels.

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Shakib can play Asiad, Zimbabwe series

REF:  The allrounder has been cleared to play international matches and domestic cricket from Sept 15.The decision was taken in a Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday.

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BCB President Nazmul Hassan afterwards spoke to the reporters.The all-rounder was suspended on July 7 for six months from all sorts of cricket for what the BCB described as a ‘severe attitude problem’.

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United, Saudi aircrafts in near-miss

REF:   Officials say one of the pilots wrongly acted on a command from Air Traffic Control (ATC) that was not meant for his aircraft.

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The incident tookplace around 8.30am on Monday morning.The aircrafts were not to land in Kolkata; rather they were over-flying the Kolkata sky on way to their respective destinations.

 

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Power struggle on Baghdad streets as Maliki replaced but refuses to go

REF:  Washington, which helped install Maliki following its 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, congratulated Haidar al-Abadi, a former Maliki lieutenant who was named by President Fouad Masoum to replace him.

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Maliki said in a televised speech the president’s decision to name a replacement for him was a “dangerous violation” of the constitution and, flanked by political allies, he vowed “we will fix the mistake.”

 

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Tajul’s link ‘not found’ in crest scam

REF:  However, liberation war affairs ministry found Tajul’s links in the scam.Tajul is currently heading the parliamentary standing committee on liberation war affairs ministry.

After a meeting of the committee on Sunday, its member Iqbalur Rahim told bdnews24.com: “AB Tajul Islam’s link (to the scam) is not being found in whatever the committee has so far seen.”

 

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‘It was misunderstanding’, Shakib claims

REF:  Shakib Al Hasan has explained his trip to Barbados to play Caribbean Premier League (CPL) without a No-Objection Certificate on his return home as per the BCB directive.

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He claimed it was a case of misunderstanding.The board had earlier asked Shakib to return home after he had left for West Indies without the board’s permission.

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BNP demands immediate elections

REF:  Senior BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Miah has stressed the need for a consensus among all parties in the interest of the country’s development and a ‘participatory election’ without any further delay.

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The BNP standing committee member made this observation at a discussion at the National Press Club on Sunday.

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A budget to fulfil promises

REF:  The first budget for Sheikh Hasina government’s second term will be presented on Thursday.The Tk 2.5 trillion budget will have a Tk 674.98 billion deficit.

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Finance Minister AMA Muhith will present the budget, having a Tk 1.84 trillion revenue target, in Parliament.“This will be a budget to meet promises unfulfilled in the last term,” Muhith told
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BGP-BGB exchange fire on border

REF: Myanmar Border Police (BGP, former NASAKA) exchanged fire with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Naikkhangchari frontier of the district on Friday.

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The gunfight started around 3:00pm near 52-international piller area at Panchhari border after BGP denied handing over body of a BGB member, whom they shot dead on Wednesday after abducting.

 

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Former RAB men Tarek and Arif get more interrogation

REF:   Police will interrogate former RAB officers Tarek Syed Mohammad and Arif Hossain for another five days in the Narayanganj seven-murder case.

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A Narayanganj court on Friday accepted a police plea for a third round of interrogation, Special Branch Inspector Moinur Rahman said.

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