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Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor to play lead roles in Dostana 2

The announcement, that all had been waiting for after Karan Johar shared a short hint video clip on social media, has finally been made. The producer and filmmaker on Thursday announced that the cult favourite film, Dostana, is returning with a sequel that will have Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in the lead. He wrote, ” The return of the ...

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Six envoys present credentials to President

Four ambassadors and two high commissioners to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this afternoon. All of them are non-resident envoys. They are Andrei I. Rzheussky, ambassador of the Republic of Belarus, Sekou Kasse, ambassador of the Republic of Mali, Carlos Jose de Pinho e Melo, ambassador of Portugal, Gudmundur Arni Atefansson, ambassador ...

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11 students killed when bus falls into gorge in Kashmir

Photo: Paramedics and locals carry a wounded woman on a stretcher for treatment after she was injured in a bus accident, at a hospital in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Srinagar, Jun 27 : Officials say a minibus carrying students to a picnic has fallen into a gorge along a Himalayan road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at ...

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2 crew die in Siberia after plane skids off runway

Photo: A man walks past a burning An-24 plane a fire after a crash during a landing in Nizhneangarsk, Republic of Buryatia, Russia, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Moscow, Jun 27 : Investigators say two crew members have been killed and 31 passengers injured in a plane incident in Russia’s eastern Siberia. Russia’s top investigation body, the Investigative Committee, said on ...

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Twin suicide attacks target police in Tunis; 1 dead, 8 hurt

Photo: People are prevented to enter a security area after an explosion in Tunis, Thursday June 27, 2019. Tunis, Jun 27 : Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces struck Tunisia’s capital on Thursday, killing a patrol officer and injuring at least eight people. One attacker detonated explosives in a busy commercial district near the French embassy shortly before 11 a.m., ...

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Boeing suffers new 737 Max issue that could delay return

US regulators have uncovered a possible new flaw in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft that is likely to push back test flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it identified the “potential risk” during simulator tests, but did not reveal specific details. Boeing’s top-selling aircraft was grounded in March after two crashes.The company is upgrading the aircraft’s anti-stall software, which ...

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India opt to bat against West Indies

India won the toss and elected to bat first against West Indies in 34th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. India have won four out of five matches, with one abandoned due to rain, and need two more wins in four matches to seal a semi-final berth. The West Indies, on ...

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Bangladesh must modernise public financial management in local govt: WB

Dhaka, July 27 : To achieve upper-middle income status, Bangladesh must empower the local government institutions through administrative and fiscal decentralisation, a new World Bank report said Thursday. It noted that the local government institutions play a limited role in delivering services due to limited decision-making and financial authority, lack of resources and staff, and weak capacity. The report – ...

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FBCCI demands govt steps to end harassment by tax officials

  Dhaka, June 27 : The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry urged the government to take steps to end harassment of businesses by tax officials. “The tax officials at field level harass businesses in various ways. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced zero tolerance against corruption. You (tax officials) should issued notice to us (FBCCI and concerned chambers) ...

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Afghan leader in Pakistan to talk ties, peace with Taliban

Photo: In this photo released by the Foreign Office, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, second from right, talks with visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Islamabad, June 27 : The Afghan president on Thursday praised Pakistan’s efforts to advance the peace process in the region as he reached out to Islamabad for help ...

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