Tuesday, 19 February, 2019, 2:57 PM
Lubna Yasmin
Joint News Editor
Lubna Yasmin, working with the Daily Observer as Joint News Editor in its online service since March 2014. Before joining the Daily Observer, worked with online news portal banglanews24.com from March 2010 to December 2011, and with United News of Bangladesh (UNB) from August 1996 to February 2010. Worked in a weekly "Dhakar Chithi" as a reporter in 1992. Traveling, reading books and watching movies are her hobbies.
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Khaleda Zia has 2 ways to get release: Info MinisterInformation Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister has no jurisdiction to release the imprisoned BNP chief  or any other prisoner from jail. "Only the court has the jurisdiction to release Begum Zia and any other prisoner,” he told the newsmen at his secretariat office here.Begum Khaleda Zia has only two ...
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India redesigns Farakka lock for hilsa migrationIndia has redesigned a navigation lock at Farakka barrage over the Ganges to ensure smooth and safe migration of the hilsa during the three-month mating seasons, particularly in monsoon.The lock had for long stalled the movement of hilsa from salty waters of downstream Bangladesh to sweeter water in the upstream, particularly during the spawning season.After ...
US green card Bill
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Indian, Chinese techies may get green signalTwo identical legislations have been introduced in the US House of Representatives and Senate to end the per-country limit on green cards that could benefit thousands of Indian and Chinese professionals waiting to gain permanent legal residency in that country.Times of India adds: In a bipartisan move that has backing from majority lawmakers from both ...
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Brazil club fire kills 10Ten people have been killed in a fire that engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil's biggest football clubs. Three people were also injured when the fire broke out at Ninho de Urubu, the training ground of Flamengo football club, in Rio de Janeiro.All ten victims are said by ...
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Malaysia ranks first in 'World's Best Healthcare' With its world-class healthcare services and sophisticated infrastructure, Malaysia ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.According to the International Living website, among top six countries that obtained the best ratings in the category of Best Healthcare in the World for this year, Malaysia ...
BD-Myanmar border sealed off
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No more Myanmar citizens allowed in Bangladesh land:FMForeign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday informed that Bangladesh-Myanmar border has been sealed off to obstruct further influx of Myanmar citizens following violence in that country. "We've sealed off our border with Myanmar. No more Rohingyas and other citizens from that country will be allowed in Bangladesh's land," he said at a press ...
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Rehab wants to provide flats at cheaper rate than RajukReal Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) has promised to provide flats to the low income group people at a cheaper rate than Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk).REHAB president Alamgir Shamsul Al Amin made the promise at the opening ceremony of the five-day REHAB Fair-2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Wednesday. Asking ...
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Ensure harassment-free services: President to police Asking police force to ensure harassment-free services, President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday advised them to work cordially with utmost devotion.“Ensure harassment-free services to the people . . . Give topmost priority to necessary legal aids and advices for service-seekers,” the president told a function at Bangabhaban on the occasion of Police Week -2019.The head of ...
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Karl Marx's grave vandalised In a targeted attack, vandal damaged the tomb of Karl Marx at London’s Highgate cemeteryThe attack means the Grade I-listed monument will “never be the same again”.The suspected vandal damaged a marble plaque which was taken from Marx’s original 1883 gravestone and incorporated into the 1954 monument, reports The Guardian.Images of the defaced memorial, which ...
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Mashrafe Mortaza joins Jatiya SangsadBangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza on Tuesday joined the parliament session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad for first time as a lawmaker. He attended the fourth working day of the first session.Mashrafe was elected MP from Narail-2 constituency in December 30 national elections.The JS session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad started on January 30.Mashrafe ...
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