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News Watch- (16-04-2019)

April 16, 2019 00:00:00

‘Hasina among five most austere world leaders’

Nigeria's prestigious newspaper The Daily Leadership has termed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina one of the most austere leaders of the world, said Bangladesh High Commission in Nigeria. "Nigeria's most influential newspaper The Daily Leadership carried a feature story today (Sunday) in its "Unreported" Section only on five world leaders entitled "World's Most Austere Presidents," it said.— UNB

Fire at 10-storeybuilding in city's Mirpur-14

Firefighters doused the blaze in a building for around two and a half hours in city's Mirpur. Eighteen units brought the fire under control around 7:30pm on Sunday. The 10-storey building at Section-14's Poolpar in the northern area of the capital is known as City Park Bhaban as it houses City Park Chinese Restaurant and Convention Centre on its first and second floors. Smoke was seen billowing from the fifth and sixth floors. No casualties were reported. — bdnews24.com

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