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Boost energy and mood with these 5 foods in winter

Come winter, and one starts feeling lethargic and low. And what do we resort to in order to shake ourselves out of laziness? Sugary snacks, biscuits and energy drinks, which often lead to unnecessary weight gain. This time around, pick from these healthy options to boost your energy levels as well as your mood. 1) Beetroot: Bright coloured foods such ...

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BNP can’t run without Jamaat: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. File photo Dhaka, Nov 29 : Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said BNP cannot run without Jamaat-e-Islami which is the big patron of communalism. Qauder made the remark at a press briefing at the office of Awami League chief’s Dhanmondi office. As journalists drew his attention to Jamaat candidates’ nomination submission ...

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Environment created for participatory election: CEC

Photo: CEC KM Nurul Huda speaks at a workshop arranged for government officials at Nirbachan Bhaban. Dhaka, Nov 29 : Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said a competitive and participatory election environment has been created for all to contest the next parliamentary polls. “We had expected a competitive and participatory election, and our desire has been fulfilled. ...

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BNP not to allow war criminals to contest polls

Photo: BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan speaks at a press briefing at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. Dhaka, Nov 29 : BNP on Thursday said it will not allow any war criminal to contest the 11th parliamentary elections with the ‘Sheaf of Paddy’, the party’s electoral symbol. “I can assure you no war criminal will be allowed to use ...

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5 killed in Sirajganj road crash

Five women were killed and 23 other people injured in a collision among three vehicles on the eastern side of Bangabandhu Bridge at Kodda intersection in sadar upazila of Sirajganj on Thursday.   The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.  Snigdha Akter, additional superintendent of police, said a Dhaka-bound ‘Alif  Paribahan’ bus hit a bus from behind ...

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2 held for creating fake news sites in Dhaka city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrest two people in connection with publishing fake websites. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Nov 29 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two people in connection with publishing fake news after creating fake websites of Prothom Alo and other national newspapers from Tongi in Gazipur and Mohammadpur areas on Thursday. The ...

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Bank warns no-deal could see UK sink into recession

A no-deal Brexit could send the pound plunging and trigger a worse recession than the financial crisis, the Bank of England has warned. It said the UK economy could shrink by 8% in the immediate aftermath if there was no transition period, while house prices could fall by almost a third.   The Bank of England also warned the pound ...

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Porto defeats Schalke 3-1 to win its Champions League group

Porto, Nov 29 : With another dominant performance, Porto extended its winning streak by defeating Schalke 3-1 on Wednesday to guarantee first place in Group D of the Champions League. The Portuguese champions picked up their ninth straight win with goals by Eder Militao and Jesus Corona three minutes apart early in the second half at Estadio do Dragao. Moussa ...

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PSG shows grit and fighting spirit in beating Liverpool 2-1

Paris, Nov 29 : With its Champions League campaign in danger, Paris Saint-Germain finally showed the grit and fighting spirit that is supposedly the hallmark of a proud English side like Liverpool. PSG beat Liverpool 2-1 in a tense match on Wednesday to move above the five-time European champion and into second place behind Napoli in a hard-fought Group C. ...

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Mintoo, Alal, Sohel stay away from election

Three BNP leaders: vice-chairman Abdul Awal Mintoo and joint secretaries general Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal and Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel Dhaka, Nov 28 : Though they were nominated by their party, three BNP leaders -– vice-chairman Abdul Awal Mintoo and joint secretaries general Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal and Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel — refrained from filing nomination papers to contest ...

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