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Kajol’s mother Tanuja diagnosed with diverticulitis, to undergo surgery

Veteran Bollywood actor Tanuja, who was hospitalised on Wednesday, will undergo an operation for a condition called diverticulitis. Tanuja, 75, was admitted to city-based Lilavati Hospital. Hospital sources told PTI that the actor will be operated for diverticulitis, a condition which results in the inflammation or infection of small pouches called diverticula that develop along the walls of the intestines. ...

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Zia’s 38th death anniversary today

BNP is observing the 38th death anniversary of its founder and former President Ziaur Rahman across the country today. BNP and pro-BNP socio-political organisations have drawn up elaborate programmes, including discussion meetings, milad mahfils, photo exhibitions, free medical camps, and distribution of food and clothes among the destitute, to mark the day. Zia founded BNP in 1978. He was assassinated ...

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At least 21 dead, 30 injured after tour bus crash in Mexico

Photo: In the photo provided by the Civil Protection Office of Veracruz, rescue personnel work in the recovery efforts at a deadly road accident between a bus and a semi-trailer, on a mountain road in Veracruz state, Mexico, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Xalapa, May 30 : A tour bus and a semi-trailer collided Wednesday on a mountain road in the ...

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Asia can dominate world if all work together: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking with President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka at her hotel suite in Tokyo on Thursday, May 30. Photo: PID Tokyo, May 30 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Asia can dominate the world if all countries of this continent can work together. “There’re developed, developing and least developed countries in ...

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Martínez scored twice, Atlanta beats Minnesota 3-0

Photo: Atlanta United’s defender Franco Escobar reacts after scoring a goal against Minnesota United as Josef Martinez, right celebrates with him during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Atlanta. Josef Martínez scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to help Atlanta United beat Minnesota United 3-0 on Wednesday night. Atlanta (7-5-2) ended a ...

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Prisoner dies in attack by ‘cellmate’ in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 30 : A prisoner was killed in an attack allegedly by his cellmate at Chattogram Central Jail early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Amit Muhuri, a listed criminal and  was wanted in 14 cases including that of murder. Mohmmad Mahsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said Amit had been serving jail in a murder case. Police said ...

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The 10 captains met the Queen before Thursday’s opening match

The Cricket World Cup begins on Tursday, with hosts England opening their bid to win the tournament for the first time. Eoin Morgan’s team, the world number ones and favourites, take on South Africa at The Oval (10:30 BST). Defending champions Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indies also make up the 10-team competition. They ...

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Hasina, Abe discuss durable solution to Rohingya crisis

Abe assures Japan’s support to Bangladesh in its dev journey Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Tokyo, May 29 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday discussed ways to find a durable and early solution to the humanitarian ...

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Khaleda’s condition now much better: BSMMU

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, May 29 : Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) authorities on Wednesday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition is now much better than before. “Her (Khaleda’s) condition is gradually improving and she’s now much better than before,” BSMMU Director Brig Gen AK Mahbubul Hoque told a press briefing. He said it will ...

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President off to New Delhi to join Modi’s swearing-in

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader along with others see the President Abdul Hamid off at Hazrat Shahajal International Airport on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, May 29 : President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday left here for New Delhi to join Indian Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s swearing-in event for his new term. A special flight (BG 1513) ...

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