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25. Divya Darshan of Shaktipeeths of maa Adishakti (Out of 51)

1. Shree Harsiddhi Maa Shaktipith Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

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2. Maa Kalighat Kali Mandir,
Kolkata, #WestBengal
3. Maa Kamakhya Mandir
Guwahati #Assam
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Bangladesh is now seeking a revision to the power purchase agreement it signed with Adani Power on concerns it's being over-charged for coal being imported from Adani's Carmichael mine in Queensland

#AdaniGroup #Bangladesh #coal
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A senior official has reportedly said that if Adani doesn’t agree to adjust the pricing mechanism for coal in the PPA, it would be simply unviable for Bangladesh to import power from the Godda power plant.

#AdaniGroup #Bangladesh #coal
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In December last year IEEFA warned that Adani's Godda power plant - fuelled by Carmichael coal - will worsen poverty in Bangladesh not reduce it

#AdaniGroup #Bangladesh #coal
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

The Awami League (AL) has hired at least seven trains to transport people to Rajshahi for attending a divisional rally tomorrow led by Prime Minister and AL President Sheikh Hasina.

#Politics #Bangladesh
According to Ashim Kumar Talukhder, west zonal railway general manager, Bangladesh Railway rented out the seven trains with a capacity of 10,306 passengers at a cost of Tk 12,90,007.
Two trains were allocated for Chapainawabganj district, one from Chapainawabganj station and another from Rohonpur station, while the other trains will start from Panchbibi station of Joypurhat, Santahar of Bogura, Natore, Sirajganj, and Arani station of Rajshahi.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh, Nathalie Chuard, met with President Abdul Hamid on Thursday at Bangabhaban to bid farewell.

#Bangladesh #Bangabhaban #Switzerland #ExternalAffairs
During the meeting, the President requested continued cooperation from Switzerland to support economic development, trade, and commerce in Bangladesh.

President Hamid also emphasized the importance of working together to address the effects of climate change.
The outgoing Ambassador praised Bangladesh's progress in various sectors such as trade growth and women's empowerment.

Ambassador Chuard also thanked the President for his support during her tenure in Bangladesh.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

A fatal motorcycle accident took place in the Kaola area of Dhaka on Friday night, resulting in the death of 26-year-old Abul Bashar Shuvo and the injury of another person.

#Bangladesh #Accident #Dhaka
Shuvo, who had completed his BSc degree and was working as a receptionist at a company in Ashkona, Dhaka, was part of a group of seven who had gone out on four motorcycles on Friday night.
According to his cousin Tanvir, Shuvo was riding his friend's motorcycle when the accident occurred. The group was passing through the Northern University area when the vehicle lost control and crashed.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Three individuals died and two more were hospitalized after consuming toxic alcohol in Jashore, according to reports from Jashore General Hospital and local police.

#Bangladesh #Accident
The deceased were identified as Zakir Hossain, 28, Islam Mia, 42, and Abul Kashem, 58.
The incident occurred on Thursday night in a litchi garden at Abad Kachua village of Sadar upazila, where the individuals consumed the toxic alcohol. They later fell ill and were admitted to Jashore General Hospital the following day.
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Thousands of Muslims took to the streets of #Dhaka on Friday to protest the burning of a #Quran in front of the Turkish embassy in #Stockholm by ultra-nationalist and Danish politician Rasmus Paludan.

#Bangladesh #Protest
Thousands of demonstrators are seen marching in the streets with banners, chanting, and listening to speeches.

Protesters were also seen praying while being guarded by police officers.
Rasmus Paludan, the leader of the Stram Kurs (Hard Line) Party, burned a copy of the Quran outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on Saturday, with police protection and government permission.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday accused the government of attempting to sabotage the ongoing united movement for the restoration of democracy by spreading false rumours of a rift among the
...opposition alliances and using media to suppress the movement.

He stated that the unity among the opposition parties remains intact and their main focus is on increasing public involvement to oust the "fascist" regime.

#Politics #Bangladesh #Government #Democracy
Fakhrul and the coordinator of the Ganatantra Mancha, Mahmudur Rahman Manna, met to discuss strategies and policies to strengthen the unity among the opposition parties and enhance their activities in the capital, Dhaka.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Dr Hasan Mahmud, the Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary, stated that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has run out of steam and resorted to a road march program.

#Bangladesh #BNP #Politics
He made these comments while speaking to journalists prior to a public rally by Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Madrasha ground in Rajshahi on January 29th.
Dr. Mahmud also discussed preparations for the upcoming general elections, stating that the Awami League engages with the public year-round and has been providing support during the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton announced that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be giving directives to the public at a mass rally to be held on Sunday.

#Bangladesh #RCC #Politics #Government
He made this statement after visiting the madrasa ground where the rally will be held. He was accompanied by Awami League Joint General Secretary and Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud.
Liton said that the Prime Minister will be focusing on her vision of creating a smart Bangladesh and that more emphasis has been given to the Rajshahi district, Natore, Naogaon, and Chapainawabganj in this rally.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Two children, Abdur Rahim (9) and Lamia (4), who were cousins, died in an unfortunate incident in Dhaka on Friday.

#Bangladesh #Accident #Ahsanbagh
They were playing on the roof of a five-storey building in the Sylhety Bazar area of Ahsanbagh, when they fell from the roof.
The building lacked safety railings. The local residents immediately took the children to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, but doctors declared them dead.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

A highly secured lab at the Rampal power plant in Bangladesh has been the site of a recent theft, with a Tk 4.7 million bomb calorimeter being stolen from the facility.

#Bangladesh #Crime #PowerPlant
The device, which is used to measure the calorific value of coal, was made in the United States and was discovered missing on January 15th, just a day after the plant suspended electricity generation due to a lack of coal, only 27 days after the launch of commercial production.
According to Mohammad Shamsuddin, chief of the Rampal Police Station, suspects are currently being interrogated as part of the ongoing investigation into the theft.
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Edwin Wagensveld, the leader of the far-right Pegida movement in the Netherlands, tore pages from a copy of the Quran and trampled on them on Sunday near the Dutch parliament.
"Bangladesh strongly condemns the latest act of desecrating the Holy Quran by a far-right extremist in The Hague," stated a statement from the foreign ministry.
"Bangladesh expresses great worry over the such horrible occurrence and rejects under any circumstances any act of insulting the sacred values and holy symbols of Muslims - for that matter of all religions - all over the world," the ministry stated.

#Bangladesh #Protest
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, the mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation, announced plans to create designated "green zones" where street vendors will be permitted to sell goods throughout the day.

#Bangladesh #Politics
These vendors will be prohibited from operating in designated "red zones," and will only be allowed to do business in "yellow zones" during certain periods.
The goal of this colour-based zoning system is to alleviate traffic congestion in busy areas while also protecting the livelihoods of the vendors.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

A 12-year-old student has tragically died after falling from a six-storey building in Old Dhaka's Lalbagh while attempting to retrieve a ball from the roof of a neighbouring building.

#Bangladesh #Accident
The incident occurred on Thursday, according to local police. The student, named Tushar Ahmed Kayes, was a sixth-grader and lived on the fourth floor of the building with his family.

Tushar's father is a supplier for a private company and his mother is a stay-at-home wife.
Tushar was living with his grandparents at the time of the incident as his parents were separated.

Tushar was playing cricket with several other children on the roof of the building in the afternoon when the ball fell onto the roof of the neighbouring building.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

The Indian High Commission in Dhaka has launched a Visa Application Facilitation Centre (VAFC) at the visa application centre at Jamuna Future Park in the capital city.

#Law #Politics #Bangladesh
Indian High Commissioner Pranay Kumar Verma inaugurated the centre on the occasion of India's 74th Republic Day. The centre will provide an online visa application form filling-up facility for applicants who do not have access to a computer or internet connection.
They can come to the VAFC with their passports or documents, fill out the online visa application form, and get it printed for a nominal service fee of Tk 200 per application.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a fugitive, Abdul Ahad, also known as Limon, who was sentenced to life in prison for drug offences.

#Crime #Bangladesh
Limon, 34, was apprehended in the early hours of Friday in the Kashimpur area of Gazipur.

He was originally arrested in 2014 for possession of a large number of drugs and was charged under the Narcotics Control Act by the Lalmonirhat police.
After serving two years in prison, Limon was granted bail but went on to continue his drug trade while disguising himself as a mason and later as an autorickshaw driver to evade detection.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

An unidentified woman in her forties was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Friday morning in Bhola's Godown area on the Bhola Lakshmipur Highway.

#Bangladesh #accident
According to Sub Inspector Md Reazuddin of the Ilisha Police Investigation Centre, the woman was crossing the street when she was hit by a microbus that was en route to Ilsha from Bhola.
The driver of the microbus rushed the woman to a hospital before fleeing the scene. The victim was declared dead at the hospital and her body was sent for an autopsy.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Lawmakers have warned that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will face the same fate as the Muslim League and National Awami Party (NAP) if it chooses not to participate in the upcoming general election.

#Law #Bangladesh
They made this statement during a general discussion on the president's speech at parliament, led by Deputy Speaker Shamsul Haque Tuku.
The lawmakers also highlighted various development projects and achievements under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in various sectors including communication, socio-economic, education, youth and sports, and information and communication technology.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will unveil 25 development projects in Rajshahi on Sunday, which have been completed at a cost of Tk1,317 crore.

#Politics #Government #Bangladesh
The projects include a flyover at Mohanpur rail crossing, a Rajshahi police headquarters building, a civil surgeon office building, Sheikh Russel Shishu Park, a hostel for female students, and more.
She will also lay the foundation stones of six new development projects to be constructed at a cost of Tk376 crore, including a new Tathya Bhaban Complex.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reassured the public that her government is taking necessary steps to ensure that the upcoming general election is free and fair.

#Election #Government #Politics #Budget #Bangladesh
During a meeting with the outgoing Swiss ambassador, Nathalie Chuard, the Prime Minister stated that preparations are currently underway and that a neutral election commission has been established through a search committee.
Additionally, foreign observers will be present to oversee the election and will have the freedom to do their job.

The Prime Minister emphasized that the Election Commission of Bangladesh is independent and the government has no control over it or its budget.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

Two women were found dead and another was hospitalized in a suspected poisoning case in Barishal's Babuganj.

#Crime #Law #Bangladesh
The bodies of an elderly woman and her granddaughter-in-law were recovered from the home of a former union council member. The police suspect that someone may have poisoned their food.
The three unconscious women were discovered at the house of former UP member Delwar Hossain in South Bhuterdia village on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Lalmunnesa, 100, the mother of Delwar and Ripa Akter, 20, his daughter-in-law.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

A tragic motorcycle accident in Chapainawabganj yesterday afternoon resulted in the death of a police officer.

#Bangladesh #accident #Crime
The victim, Nurul Islam, was 33 years old and a sub-inspector of the special branch of the district police. He was posted at the Islampur police outpost.
According to the Officer-in-Charge of Chapainawabganj Sadar Police Station, the accident occurred at around 1:00pm, when Nurul was en route to Chataidubi village from the outpost.
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#BREAKING: #BNNBangladesh Reports.

A new UN report has warned that people displaced by climate disasters in Bangladesh's coastal regions are at risk of falling victim to human trafficking.

#HumanTrafficking #Crime #Report #Bangladesh
The report, called the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2022, was launched in Dhaka and attended by officials from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Bangladesh government.
The report states that human trafficking has increased in Bangladesh following the displacement of millions of people by devastating cyclones and typhoons, providing traffickers with the opportunity to organize large recruitment campaigns.
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