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Int’l Albinism Awareness Day Wednesday

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Staff Reporter
Speaking ahead of International Albinism Awareness Day on Wednesday, independent expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero has taken stock of progress under the theme of the Day, "Shining our light to the world".
"While we celebrate, we take a moment to reflect on those who have been attacked and lost their lives or were mutilated because they have albinism. I am heartened by the commitment to putting these atrocities to an end. Indeed the...
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Canada urged to deport Bangabandhu's killer Nur Chow

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A Correspondent
Quebec (Canada): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Canada for the deportation of Nur Chowdhury, one of the convicted killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, to Bangladesh.
She made the request at a meeting with her Canadian counterpart Justin...
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SC upholds HC orders on disposal of Khaleda’s bail pleas

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Court Correspondent
The Appellate Division on Monday upheld a High Court order that had asked the lower court to dispose BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail pleas speedily in connection with two defamation cases.
Earlier on May 31, the High Court had ordered the Dhaka trial court to speedily...
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Rangamati faces heavy rainfall, landslides

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Rangamati: Rangamati people are at risk of disaster as the hilly district has been experiencing heavy rainfalls and landslides since Sunday morning.
Due to onrush of hilly water, Rangamati -Chattogram highway at Thandachari area of Betbunia was temporari-ly closed from Monday...
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AG trashes claim of Khaleda’s stroke

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Staff Reporter
Dismissing Khaleda Zia's personal physicians' claim that she suffered a mild stroke in jail, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Sunday said her physicians were spreading it just to get court sympathy.
"It's not true that she (Khaleda) had a mild stroke. It's also not true that she...
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