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New Bigg Boss Nau entrant Priya Malik

Priya Malik, who was part of the Australian version of controversial show Big Brother, will be seen entering the Bigg Boss Nau house as a wild card entrant. She says her experience at the international show will be an ‘advantage’ for her. Asked if she was jittery about entering the Bigg Boss Nau house, Priya, who is popularly known as ...

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Ranbir imitates SRK to impress girls

Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who will be seen alongside Deepika Padukone in the forthcoming romantic-drama film “Tamasha”, says he used to imitate Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s dialogue from his 1998 film “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” to impress girls during his school days. Ranbir and Deepika will be seen on the popular comedy show “Comedy Nights with Kapil” to promote the ...

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Spending Review: Schools to get ‘fair funding’ formula

Plans to redress differences in school funding across England are expected to be outlined in the Autumn Statement. Change will begin in 2017-18 after consultation on the details, which could happen in early 2016, George Osborne is likely to say on Wednesday. This would begin to reduce historical variations in funding per pupil between different areas of England. School budgets ...

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Defence review: ‘Strike brigades’ to be created by 2025

Two 5,000-strong “strike brigades” that can be rapidly deployed are to be created by 2025 to help the UK respond to “diverse” threats, the PM is to say. David Cameron will give details of an additional £12bn of equipment spending, as he outlines the Strategic Defence and Security Review in the Commons. The extra spending will include a new fleet ...

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Non-stop gas leak turns Tengratila into pit of death

Tengratila and its surrounding areas under Dowarabazar Upazila have turned into ‘pit of death’ for local people as earth stoves, ponds, wells, crop fields or even roads often catch fire without any visible fuel source. Two accidental gas explosions during the drilling of a well in a gas filed under Dowarabazar Upazila in 2005 left Tengratila a dangerous open gas ...

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Section 144 imposed over AL infighting

The local administration has slapped section 144 in Goalabazar area of Osmaninagar upazila on Saturday afternoon for an indefinite period over a clash between activists of Jubo League and Sramik League. Mohammad Shawkat Ali, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Osmaninagar, imposed the restriction to avoid the untoward incident. The restriction will remain in force until further notice. Mursalin, Officer-in-Charge of Osmaninagar ...

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Youth found dead in Sylhet

Police recovered the hanging body of a young man from Chalibandar area of Sylhet city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Liton Das, 24, a resident of Alimpur village of Habiganj district, who used to works at a mobile flexi load shop in the area. Shrikanto, sub-inspector of Kotowali Model police station said, locals spotted Liton’s hanging body ...

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Seminar on technical education held in Sylhet

Speakers at a seminar in Sylhet city said today for ensuring the country’s economic development, we should provide quality and technical education aiming at meeting the just demand of the industrial sector. Additional Commissioner of the Sylhet division Md. Al-Amin attended the event styled ‘importance of technical education for economic development’ as chief guest while Professor Dr. Zahir Bin Alam ...

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Quilt makers passing busy time in Sylhet

Quilt makers in the Sylhet district are now passing busy time from morning till midnight as demand of the item has increased amid fall of temperature in the area ahead of the winter. People are crowding the shops of quilt makers in both towns and rural areas of the district to buy new quilts or get the old ones repaired ...

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Chief Justice meets President

Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha made a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Sunday. Quoting President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin, BSS reports  that during the meeting, the CJ apprised the President of the different activities of the judiciary. Surendra Kumar Sinha informed the President about his recent visit to India. He also discussed the issue of ...

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