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Congenial election atmosphere prevails in country: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith talks to to reporters on the premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018. Sylhet Office : Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said a congenial election environment is now prevailing in the country. “There’s no conflicting atmosphere this time no matter who says what,” he said while talking to reporters on the ...

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Finally, 3056 candidates submit nomination papers to contest national election

265 in 20 seats of capital Dhaka Dhaka, Nov 28 : A total of 3056 candidates, including 265 in 20 seats of capital Dhaka, have submitted their nomination papers across the country to contest the upcoming general election billed for December 30. As per the Election Commission tally, 3,056 individuals and contenders of political parties filed their nominations forms for ...

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Muslim students raise a record-breaking £1m for charity in one week

Muslim students from around the UK set a new record by raising over £1 million during Charity Week (where student Islamic societies raise funds for Islamic Relief). The total was announced at the Charity Week International Annual Dinner that took place in the iconic Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham on Sunday, 25th November. Charity Week (from 22-28 October) saw Muslim students up ...

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Tory Government funding cuts are pushing councils across London to ‘breaking point’, London Labour council leaders have warned

London Labour council leaders have gathered to warn that cuts to local government funding are pushing councils in London to breaking point. The meeting took place ahead of a campaign event planned for this week (Thursday 29th November) in the constituency of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire MP. The event, part of the ‘Breaking Point’ campaign, ...

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Khaleda gets HC bail in Cumilla arson case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, Nov 28 : The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act over the arson attack in Cumilla on January 25, 2015. An HC bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman passed the order after hearing a rule ...

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Ershad is fine, doesn’t need to go to Singapore: Hawlader

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad. File photo Dhaka, Nov 28 : Jatiya Party secretary general ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader on Wednesday said their chairman HM Ershad is now fine and he does not need to go to Singapore for treatment. “Our Chairman HM Ershad is now fine and healthy. He has been at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for regular health ...

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What will be served at Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ wedding?

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are all set to tie the knot in a grand ceremony at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. The adorable duo is currently in Mumbai and according to the sources, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas will soon leave for Jodhpur, where all the rituals related to marriage will take place. For Priyanka and Nick’s wedding, it ...

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Deepika Padukone could wear a Sabyasachi gown for Mumbai reception

Ever since actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh released their wedding photos — they tied the knot in Lake Como, Italy on November 14-15 in twin wedding ceremonies — all eyes have been on the newlyweds, their multiple hand-in-hand appearances, and of course, their coveted style choices. With their elegantly coloured-coordinated Sabyasachi ensembles, both Deepika and Ranveer provided plenty of ...

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Study finds link between lung disease and dementia

According to a recent study, lung disease in middle age could be a risk factor for dementia or cognitive impairment later in life.   The findings have been published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  Lead author Pamela L Lutsey of the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, and a group of researchers report that ...

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Brexit deal: Treasury to publish economic impact analysis

The government is due to publish its economic analysis on the long-term effects of Brexit on the UK. Various scenarios will be set out by the Treasury – with the Daily Telegraph saying it will predict £150bn in lost output over 15 years under no deal, with Theresa May’s plan costing £40bn.   Meanwhile, the PM will visit Scotland and ...

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