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Govt provoking to create violent situation, alleges Fakhrul

Dhaka, Feb 24 :  Condemning police actions on their peaceful programme, BNP on Wednesday alleged that the government itself is provoking to create a violent situation in the country. “The ministers of this illegal government are continuously making provocations to make a volatile situation in the country but we’re very carefully avoiding it,” said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam ...

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Youth hacked to death in Sylhet

A young man was hacked to death at Khasaripara in Beanibazar upazila of the district over familial dispute on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Alam Hossian, 25, driver of CNG-run auto-rickshaw and son of late Sultan Ahmed of the area. Local ward councilor Misbah Uddin said following a familial dispute, Alam’s cousins allegedly swooped on him in a ...

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Sridevi and Athiya Shetty show how to be wedding-ready this spring

After taking a breather from festive white for a few months, it seems Bollywood beauties are back to their favourite ethnic colour, and Sridevi, who keeps up with the latest fashion trends proved it in her back-to-back regal appearances this week.   The 54-year-old attended a family wedding recently in the UAE, where she was decked in a gorgeous white ...

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Garlic Girls: South Korean curlers the rock stars of Winter Olympics

South Korea: Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they’ve become a global sensation. They are known as the “Garlic Girls,” the South Korean women’s curling team with the fairy-tale story whose moniker reflects the locally-famed garlic grown in their hometown. Never ...

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First ever makeup contest in Bangladesh

Both amateur and professional makeup artists are now working with products and styles which were not even imaginable just a few years ago. To unlock their full potential, these artists are about to have a first of its kind opportunity. Woman’s World and Banglanews24 are collaborating for the first makeup contest in Bangladesh. This contest is titled “Battle With Brush” ...

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US beauty queen to share fashion secrets during Dubai trip

Actress Olivia Culpo, who was crowned Miss USA and Miss Universe in 2012, is visiting Dubai this weekend, fresh from a trip to New York Fashion Week. The actress, model and fashion influencer will be in the emirate until Saturday to announce a major event, Beauty Pop, to be held at Dubai Design District from April 19-21. Beauty Pop, hosted ...

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Tower Hamlets Tories must come clean about their leader’s “Freemasons” connection

Following a series of national scandals surrounding Masonic influence in public institutions, there were calls today for Tower Hamlets’ Conservative leader to explain why he had wiped a reference to the secret society from the register of members’ interests. Local councillors who are members of Masonic lodges are expected to declare membership of the Freemasons’ ‘Grand Charity’ following a ruling by ...

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‘Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay

  The bosses of academy trusts running large chains of schools in England are going to be challenged by education ministers over “fat-cat” pay. Lord Agnew says the government’s school funding agency is to write to multi-academy trusts asking how pay over £150,000 relates to school performance. The chief executive of Harris Federation became the first in the state sector ...

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Officials issue health warnings before Arctic blast hits UK

  Health officials have warned of the risks of exposure as temperatures plummet over the weekend and Britain faces the prospect of the coldest end to a winter in five years. Freezing air from Siberia is forecast to envelop the country next week, bringing significant and “disruptive” snowfall. The Arctic blast, nicknamed “the beast from the east”, will cause temperatures ...

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Indian high commission office in Sylhet soon: Envoy

The High Commission of Indian in Bangladesh will set up its office in Sylhet within next two months, said High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla here on Friday. “The office will be set up here so that people from Sylhet can easily get Indian visa,” the high commissioner said while speaking as the chief guest at a programme at International Krishnavinamakarta Sangha ...

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