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Madaya Syria: ‘400 residents must leave’ for medical treatment

Some 400 people in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya need to be urgently evacuated for medical treatment, says UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien. Mr O’Brien was speaking after the UN Security Council held an urgent meeting to discuss the crisis in the rebel-held town near Damascus. Earlier, an aid convoy brought food to 40,000 town residents who have been ...

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Turkey: 10 die in suicide blast in Istanbul Sultanahmet district

At least 10 people, most of them German tourists, have been killed in an explosion in a central area of Istanbul, Turkish officials say. They say a Syrian national carried out a suicide bomb attack in the Sultanahmet district, near the city’s famous Blue Mosque. Fifteen people were wounded, the Istanbul governor’s office said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey ...

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Kajol finally ready to take on more work

She is one actress whom we love to see on screen. Yes, we are talking of Kajol, who thrilled us to bits with her recent act in Dilwale, which saw her paired with Shah Rukh Khan. In a statement to a leading daily, Kajol said that she is finally ready to work more. Yay! Isn’t this great news? The actress ...

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Arshad Adnan preparing song for Razzak

Legendary film actor Razzak’s birthday is coming (January 23). On that day he will turn 75. To make it memorable, Channel i has already taken a special initiative. Promising film and drama producer Arshad Adnan will gift a song to Razzak on his birthday, he said.Under Arshad Adnan’s coordination the song is being prepared now. Journalist Omar Faruk wrote lyrics ...

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Amitabh Bachchan replaces Aamir Khan in Incredible India

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is the new spokesperson of the Indian government’s famous Incredible India campaign to market the country to tourists abroad. The 73-year-old superstar is to receive a letter on Friday, NDTV reports citing its sources. Amitabh is likely to be informed of his selection for a reported three-year arrangement. “Amitabh Bachchan will be the first choice of ...

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Singer David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69

Singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following a battle with cancer, reports BBC. His son director Duncan Jones confirmed the news and a statement was released on his official social media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer,” it said. “While many of you will share ...

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Deepika to start shooting for Vin Diesel’s XXX?

Early December last year, it was rumoured that Bollywood star Deepika Padukone could be a part of the Vin Diesel’s Xander Cage Returns, the sequel to his hugely successful XXX franchise. The latest on the buzz is that not only is she featuring in the movie, but also plans to start shooting by February! The rumours began when Deepika tweeted ...

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An entertainer can also be a good mother: Madonna

Madonna is going through an emotional phase due to the custody battle over her teenage son with ex-husband Guy Ritchie, but the singer says being an entertainer does not make her a bad mother. The 57-year-old singing sensation shared her thoughts through an Instagram post, reported People magazine. “Its possible to be an entertainer and a good mother!!! Too bad ...

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Kumar Sanu set to perform in Dhaka Jan 30

Popular Indian playback singer Kumar Sanu will perform at a concert titled ‘Kumar Shanu Live in Dhaka’ this month. Organised by Bay Entertainment, the concert has been scheduled to take place on January 30 from 7pm to 11pm at the Noboratri Hall of Bashundhara International Convention Centre in city’s Bashundhara Residential area. Besides, Bangladeshi singers will also perform at the ...

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Farmers happy with bumper potato production in Sylhet

Farmers in the Sylhet district are happy with the bumper production of potato and expect to exceed the production target. They have started harvesting of potato that grew in plenty and healthy this year for good weather. The harvesting of the most consumed vegetable will continue till second week of the next month. A total of 3,37 hectares of land ...

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