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Low paddy price: Farmers burn crop on the field

Special Correspondent In the face of farmers’ protest by burning paddy in the field, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday assured that paddy will be purchased from marginal farmers at a fair price to avoid any sort of irregularities in the agriculture sector. The authorities concerned should purchase paddy from the growers directly so […]

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HUMANITY OVER RELIGION

Muslim man breaks fast to donate blood to Hindu The Indian Express AS MUSLIMS around the world observe the holy month of Ramzan, a Muslim man in Assam broke his fast to donate blood to a Hindu man . Twenty-six-year-old Pana Ullah Ahmad from Mangaldoi district broke his fast to help a patient in dire […]

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KASHMIR CONTINUES TO BLEED

‘No let-up in killings even in Ramadhan’ Special Correspondent Kashmiri people observe peaceful hartal today (Friday, May 17) to protest unfortunate killings even during Ramadhan. Imams and khateebs in Friday sermons will also raise their voice against this bloodshed. Separatist leadership has called a shutdown in Kashmir on Friday against the recent killings. “Even in […]

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Army, protesters agree three year transition in Sudan

Online agencies Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished. The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of iron-fisted rule by now deposed president Omar al-Bashir, but […]

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Salute the departed soul

F R Chowdhury I remember late SanaullahChowdhury of Atlas Shipping with lot of love, respect and admiration. He was a good friend of mine. He has been laid to eternal rest in Dhaka on 25-April-2019. With his sad demise Bangladesh lost a worthy son of the nation who was no doubt the pioneer of private […]

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Etihad submits bid for Jet Air

Reuters, Abu Dhabi/Mumbai/New Delhi Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has submitted a bid for a stake in India’s Jet Airways, the unit of State Bank of India (SBI) overseeing the sale of the grounded airline said on Friday. SBI had invited binding for a stake in the airline, which is saddled with roughly $1.2 billion […]