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Abul Hayat to work in two new movies

Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winner actor and director Abul Hayat is going to work in two new movies from May. He has already finished shooting of two new TV commercials (TVC).  He will work in Abu Sayeed’s movie Biswamborer Dai and Tawquir Ahmed’s Oggatnama.In Abu Sayeed’s movie, Abul Hayat will perform in the lead role. Recently he also ...

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Nova-Apurbo after five years

Popular actors and models Ziaul Faruk Apurbo and Nova Firoz performed together in a TV play titled Memories after five years. Directed by Raihan Khan story of the play was also written by himself.Story of the play revolves with a female who has lost all of her memories. The play will be telecasted on NTV in May, said its director ...

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Cheating case against Shruti Haasan withdrawn

A film production company has withdrawn a case of cheating against actor Shruti Haasan filed in Hyderabad following the intervention of cinema industry bodies.”Picture House Media Ltd (operating out of Chennai and Hyderabad) has withdrawn its case against Shruti Haasan after Tamil Film Producers Council (TPFC) and South Indian Film Artists Association (SIAA) intervened,” a release here said.Office-bearers of TPFC, ...

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India will walk shoulder to shoulder with people of Afghanistan, says Modi

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said his country, which was yet to emerge from shadows of terrorism, was fighting a battle against terror and extremism on behalf of its partners and was looking forward to an economically integrated Asia, where peace between States prevailed. He wanted India and Afghanistan to make SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) an ...

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Finland drops depth charges in ‘submarine’ alert

Finland’s navy has dropped depth charges in waters near Helsinki as a warning to a suspected submarine. An unidentified object was spotted on Monday within Finnish territorial waters. It was detected again early on Tuesday, the navy said. The incident comes amid growing concern in the region over Russia’s military exercises. In October, Sweden launched a hunt for a foreign ...

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Nepal on ‘war footing’ as quarter of population hit by quake

Nepal is “on a war footing” as it tries to help survivors following Saturday’s earthquake, its prime minister says. Sushil Koirala said the government was doing all it could but was overwhelmed. The UN has estimated that eight million people have been affected – more than a quarter of the population. Foreign aid is arriving but being hampered by congestion ...

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Saudi Arabia ‘arrests 93 members of Islamic State cell’

Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and foiled several plots, the interior ministry has announced. The official Saudi Press Agency reported that the arrests had taken place since December and that the suspects included 65 Saudi nationals. The group had set up training sites in a remote area of the al-Qassim region and ...

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3 minors rescued, trafficker held

Three minor boys were rescued and a human trafficker was nabbed by the law enforcers while trafficking from Taltola area in the city early Tuesday. The victims are— Arafat Hossain, 12, son of Abdul Awal, Asadul Islam, 13, son of Ferdaus Mia and Joynal Abedin, 9, son of Muktar Mia, hailed from Shantipur village of Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria district. ...

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Growers eye bumper jackfruit yield in Sylhet

Growers in 12 upazilas in the Sylhet district are expecting a bumper production of jackfruit this year because of the prevailing favourable weather condition. After excellent budding in the maximum number of trees, the tender jackfruit is becoming bigger in size this season, predicting an abundant yield. The jackfruit farming brought about a silent revolution in the district as many ...

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