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23 June 2017

Student alleges rape by friend inside SUV near Noida F1 circuit

A second-year Noida International University student has alleged she was raped by a friend inside an SUV, after he had offered her a lift, near the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Tuesday afternoon. The man accused of raping her is a 25-year-old BTech graduate who lives in Greater Noida's Murshadpur and would often come to the NIU campus to...

Replace beef with chicken to save the climate

Even though vegan diet is the most climate-friendly, we can continue eating animal protein and still make a major contribution to the climate if we replace beef with poultry and eggs, and cut down on our consumption of milk and cheese, says new research. The study by David Bryngelsson from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden examined var...

Woman raped by brother for 4 years: He blamed ‘curiosity’ for ruining my childhood

Syracuse, NY -- A shackled James Bailey stood showing no emotion today as his younger sister tearfully confronted him for raping her for four years as a child. Kathryn Bailey, 23, said she first blamed her parents for not stopping the abuse that happened from age 9 to 12. Her mother said today she felt she'd failed her family. But Kathryn sai...

Iulia Vantur watches a special screening of ‘Tubelight’ with Salman Khan

After what seems like ages, comes a picture of Iulia Vantur and Salman Khan in one frame. The duo reportedly went to catch a special screening of Salman's forthcoming flick 'Tubelight', which releases this Friday. The actor, whose family was also in tow for the screening, arrived with his alleged Romanian girlfriend Iulia. For the uninitiated, ...

1st rice consignment to arrive from Vietnam in 15 days: Envoy

The first consignment of rice from Vietnam is scheduled to arrive in Chittagong within 15 days, said newly appointed Ambassador of Vietnam to Dhaka Tran Van Khoa. The Vietnamese Ambassador said this when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her parliament office on Thursday. PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the mee...

Put new VAT law on hold for 1 yr: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday suggested the government to suspend the new Value Added Tax (VAT) law for one year with a view to removing the confusion over the unified 15 percent VAT. “The new VAT is an epoch-making one but confusion is spreading over it… I would like to tell the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister to ...

2 Khulna land officials arrested while taking bribe

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) caught two land officials from Khulna city red-handed while taking bribe. A team of ACC’s Khulna office arrested assistant settlement officer Syed Shafiul Alam and chainman Dusta Mohammad Bulbul of Chitalmari Upazila Land Office (Bagerhat) from New Market area of Khulna city on Wednesday evening, ACC publ...

Moon sighting body sits Sunday

The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting on Sunday to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims. The meeting will be held at the Islamic Foundation's Baitul Mukarram office at 7:15pm with Religious Affairs Minister Matior Rahaman in the chair,  said an Islamic Foundation release on Thursd...

PM greets new Saudi Crown Prince

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated the newly appointed Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. In a message of felicitation, the Prime Minister described the Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia relations as the ‘best of bilateral relationship which withstood the test of time’. She expresse...

Attack on Fakhrul’s motorcade: 26 BNP men sued in Ctg

A case has been filed against 26 leaders and activists of BNP alleging that a vehicle of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s motorcade hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on their way to Rangamati. Auto-rickshaw driver Md Mohsin filed the case with the Speedy Trial Tribunal of Chittagong on Thursday afternoon against 26 named BNP lea...

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