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Monirul Haque Sakku celebrating victory in Comilla mayoral election.
Sakku re-elected
Comilla mayor

Sakku, who beat his contender Sima by 11,085 votes in Comilla’s mayoral race on Thursday, has a history of defeating her father Afzal Khan in the 2012 election

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Sheikh Hasina needs a gift, not a package, from India

Despite the bilateral bonhomie, Bangladesh is unhappy about the lack of resolution on all the common rivers

Shahnaz gets Business for Peace award

She is honoured for her work on the world’s first stock market dedicated to social enterprises

China's President Xi Jinping attends the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Mar 3, 2017. Reuters

Xi to meet Trump

Chinese and American presidents to meet on Apr 6 and 7 for first talks

US President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, US Mar 20, 2017. Reuters

Trump to roll back climate protections

Sweeping order will undo Obama-era policies, likely to face court challenge

Justin Denison, Samsung senior vice president of Product Strategy, introduces the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones during the Samsung Unpacked event in New York City, United States March 29, 2017. Reuters

Samsung launches Galaxy S8

The company dreams of recovery from Note 7

Representational Image: Surgeons extract the liver and kidneys of a brain-dead woman for organ transplant donation at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB) hospital in Berlin Jan 12, 2008. Reuters

Kidney, a low-cost 'commodity' in Bangladesh

GFI says illegal trade puts kidney 'price' as low as $2,000

An Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) tears down the wall surrounding two buildings in Sylhet's Shibbari on Saturday. Militants, who set up a hideout in one of the flats, had been launching assaults on security personnel from inside the building. Photo: ISPR

Indian army veterans
all praise for 'Twilight'

They say the 1st Para-Commando Battalion made the right tactical choices in a difficult situation

Cricket - India v Australia - Fourth Test cricket match - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, India - 28/03/17 - India's Lokesh Rahul celebrates after winning the match. Reuters

Rahul, Rahane steer India to win

Hosts secure 2-1 series victory against Australian tourists

Picture taken in Vienna, Austria on Jun 25, 2010 shows experts of an Austrian art forwarding company holding one of the world's largest gold coins, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000,000 ''Big Maple Leaf''. An identical coin was stolen from Berlin's Bode Museum on Mar 28. Reuters

$4 million gold coin stolen

Canadian coin named ‘Big Maple Leaf’ was stolen from a Berlin museum

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Commerce minister steps up efforts to help BIDA

Tofail Ahmed says he will call an inter-ministerial meeting to discuss setbacks to business

Malaysia releases Kim Jong-nam's body

Malaysian PM Razak said, the body of Kim Jong Nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released to North Korea

Drake performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, US Sept 23, 2016. Reuters

Drake breaks streaming records

Rapper dethrones Ed Sheeran atop Billboard 200, sells 505,000 copies of new album