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Lady Justice statue removed from SC premises

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Dhaka : The Lady Justice statue has been removed from the Supreme Court premises in the dead of night. Just a few days before the month of Ramadan starts, workers brought down the statue with hammers in the early hours of Friday.

The statue was completely removed and taken away by a truck around 4am.Statue’s creator, sculptor Mrinal Haque was also inside the premises during the removal and later informed reporters that the statue could be shifted in front of the Annex building .

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Ramadan begins Sunday

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Dhaka : The holy month of Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence, will begin in the country on Sunday as the new moon was not sighted in the Bangladesh sky today.

The National Moon Sighting Committee announced the decision in a meeting at its Islamic...
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Hefazat demands removal of all ‘statues’ from BD

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Dhaka : Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh on Friday noon demanded to remove all existing ‘statues’ in the country.

Mawlana Nur Hossain Kasemi, Hefazat-e-Islam’s Dhaka metropolitan wing’s president, made the demands at a welcoming procession near the north gate of Baitul Mukarram mosque.

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JICA will never stop cooperation with Bangladesh: JICA chief

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DHAKA - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today assured again of continuing its assistance in Bangladesh's development, saying it would never stop cooperation with Dhaka.

The assurance came when Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Dr Shinichi Kitaoka paid a...
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Build non-communal Bangladesh with Nazrul's ideals: President

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DHAKA - President M Abdul Hamid has urged all to forget differences and work together to build an exploitation-free and non-communal "Sonar Bangla" being imbued with the spirit and ideals of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

"Nazrul was not merely a humanitarian poet . . . He was strongly vocal...
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