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Losing hair? Here’s why it could be happening

Losing a few strands every day is normal. But if you start losing clumps of hair, you should be alarmed. More often than not, loss of volume has something to do with your diet and bodily functions. There could be many reasons for your hair loss. It could be that you have recently given birth, or are pregnant, and your ...

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PM leaves Abu Dhabi for New York

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Abu Dhabi on Sunday for New York to attend the 74th UN General Assembly after making a stopover in the UAE. She departed from Abu Dhabi International Airport for John F Kennedy International Airport at 10:45am (local time) by Etihad Airways. Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Mohammad Imran saw her off at the airport. The ...

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No need to have trade deal with China before 2020 elections: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he does not feel the need to strike a trade agreement with China before the next year’s presidential elections, emphasizing that he is looking for a complete and not a “partial deal” with Beijing. The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a bruising trade war since Trump in March last year imposed ...

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Indian Prime Minister Modi meets religious communities in US

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in the US on Saturday, met representatives of religious communities of Indian diaspora in the States. The prime minister met representatives from the Sikh, Dawoodi Bohra, and the Kashmiri Pandit communities. In the evening, PM Modi will attend the ‘Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures’ at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, in which ...

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Bangladeshi film Alpha selected for Oscar 2020

The film Alpha directed by Nasiruddin Yousuff Bachchu, produced by Impress Telefilm, will represent Bangladesh in 92nd Oscar. The film will contest in the Best International Feature Film category. Bangladesh Federation of Film Societees Chairman Habibur Rahman Habib announced this at a press conference held at a hotel in the capital on Saturday. The nine-member committee selected the Alpha from ...

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Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes

Photo: Tear fas fills the street as protesters continue to battle with police on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.  Hong Kong, Sept 22 : Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon ...

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Rohingya couple killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

A Rohingya couple was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Leda Rohingya camp hilly area on early Sunday. The deceased were identified as Din Mohammad, 32, and his wife Jaheda, 27, residents of Block C of the camp. Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, said they were arrested on charges of drug peddling on Saturday noon.Later, ...

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Barcelona loses in its worst start in Spain for 25 years

Photo: Barcelona’s Messi, right, and Antoine Griezmann react during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Granada at the Los Carmenes stadium in Granada, Spain, Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019. Madrid, Sept 22 : Not even Lionel Messi’s return was enough to prevent Barcelona from making its worst start in the Spanish league for 25 years. Messi came off ...

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GK Shamim: The rise of a schoolteacher’s son

Son of a schoolteacher from Sonargaon upazila, Golam Kibria Shamim aka GK Shamim, who was arrested along with FDRs worth Tk 165 crore, around Tk 1.8 crore in cash and a large stash of dollars, became the ‘king’ of extortion and tender manipulation using political clout. His father late Afsar Uddin was the headmaster of Harihardi Govt Primary School in ...

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Milan Fashion: J-Lo struts updated jungle dress at Versace

Milan, Sep 21 : Jennifer Lopez won Milan Fashion Week on Friday, wowing the crowd at Versace when she emerged wearing a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago. Building up to the big reveal, Donatella Versace announced from backstage a Google search for “Versace jungle dress,” and a dome ceiling above the ...

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