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Rain set to spoil Bangladesh-Sri Lanka match

Dhaka, June 11 : The toss of the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Bristol is going to be delayed due to rain. It is still not clear when the game can take to the field as the rain continues. According to reports reaching the UNB newsroom from Bristol, the game is likely to be abandoned. The ...

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Bangladesh’s macroeconomics under pressure: Debapriya

  Dhaka, June 11 : The country’s macroeconomics is currently under pressure, claimed Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, distinguished fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Tuesday. He blamed the shortfall of revenue, problems in the banking sector and pressure on the Taka-Dollar exchange rate for the condition. “The pressure on macroeconomics will come down if these problems are solved,” he ...

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£15 million scheme to create Liveable Streets across Tower Hamlets

Funding in 17 areas for infrastructure that will encourage more walking and cycling John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets joined school children, residents and businesses on Friday 7 June, to launch an ambitious four-year programme to create Liveable Streets in Tower Hamlets. Liveable Streets is a £15 million programme, which aims to improve the look and feel of public spaces ...

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Tenants urged to know their rights as new law comes into force

Residents in Tower Hamlets are being urged to familiarise themselves with changes to the law covering letting agents fees. It is now illegal for agents to charge most fees on new and renewed tenancies. Charges for reference and credit checks have been abolished and caps on how much landlords and agents can ask for as a security deposit and rent ...

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JCD activists lock BNP central office

Dhaka, June 11 : Some activists of BNP’s student wing Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were staging demonstrations in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office by locking its main gate on Tuesday demanding cancellation of the party’s directives about age limit in forming its new committee. Several hundred leaders and activists of the recently-dissolved JCD central committee gathered in front of ...

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Asian shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader

Photo: A driver waits in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Tokyo, Jun 11 : Asian shares rose Tuesday as investor jitters over trade eased after President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexican imports and said he expects to meet with the Chinese leader. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei ...

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Thai junta chief proclaimed second-time prime minister

Photo: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha smiles after the speech for the opening ceremony of Anti-Human Trafficking Day in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok, Jun 11 : Thailand’s junta leader has been officially proclaimed prime minister after the king endorsed Parliament’s vote to allow him to keep the position. Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha knelt to a portrait of King Maha Vajiralongkorn during a ...

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Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani blessed with a baby girl

Actor Esha Deol and husband Bharat Takhtani were on Monday blessed with their second child. They have named their daughter, Miraya Takhtani. Daughter of Hema Malini and Dharmendra, Esha shared the news on Instagram. She thanked everyone for their love and blessings and welcomed her little one into the family. The photo posted on her account had the text, “Welcome ...

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MP Liton murder: Ex-JaPa MP Quader gets life in prison in arms case

Gaibandha, June 11 : A court here on Tuesday sentenced former Jatiya Party (JaPa) MP Abdul Quader Khan to life imprisonment in an arms case filed over the killing of Gaibandha-1 MP Manjurul Islam Liton. District and Session’s Judge Dilip Kumar Bhowmik handed down the verdict after examining records and witnesses. Liton was shot at point blank range by miscreants ...

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Dietary supplements could harm your health

Researchers have found that consumption of dietary supplements for weight loss, muscle building, and energy leads to death, disability and hospitalization in kids and young adults, compared to vitamins. The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that these types of supplements were linked to nearly three times as many severe medical outcomes in young people.“The FDA has ...

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