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IS claims Iraq minibus bombing that killed 12

Baghdad, sep 21 : The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for a minibus bombing in Iraq a day earlier, which killed 12 people outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala. The brief claim was carried by the group’s Aamaq new agency. The charred minibus was still on the road near the city on Saturday morning. The bombing was one ...

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GK Shamim put on 10-day remand in 2 cases

His 7 bodyguards remanded for 4 days each Dhaka, Sept 21 : A court here on Saturday placed ‘Jubo League leader’ Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim on 10 days’ remand in two cases filed under the narcotics control and arm acts. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mahmuda Akhter granted a five-day remand in each case. The court also put Shamim’s seven ...

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Kalabagan Krira Chakra president remanded for 10 days

Kalabagan Krira Chakra Club President Safiqul Alam Feroz is taken to court on September 21, 2019. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 21 : A court here on Saturday put Kalabagan Krira Chakra president Safiqul Alam Firoz on a 10-day remand — five-day each in two cases filed under narcotics control and arms acts. Judge of the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Mahmuda ...

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Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in T20Is after five and half years

Dhaka, Sept 21 : Riding on the half century by Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in a T20I after a long wait of five and half years at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. The Tigers last beat Afghanistan in a World T20 match on March 16, 2014 by nine wickets in Dhaka. Bangladesh won the toss ...

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AL leaders bogged down in corruption everywhere: Fakhrul

Snakes coming out from earthworm’s holes, he says BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks to reporters at BNP founder Ziaur Rahman’s grave on Saturday, Sep 21, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 21 : BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that Awami League leaders have bogged down in corruption, shattering the country’s socio-political and economic ...

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Drives against corruption, irregularities to continue: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said the drives against corruption and irregularities will continue and those who are involved in misdeeds will not be spared. The intelligence agencies are working to identify the criminals and they will be prevented whatever their organisations are, he added. Asaduzzaman Khan made the remarks this while attending freshers’ reception of the North South ...

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History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan

Detroit, Sep 21 : A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago. Bernie Hellstrom, of Boyne City, Michigan, said he was looking for shipwrecks about 10 years ago when a depth sounder on his boat noted a large obstruction about 200 ...

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Normal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies’ bacteria

Babies born by Caesarean section have dramatically different gut bacteria to those born vaginally, according to the largest study in the field. The UK scientists say these early encounters with microbes may act as a “thermostat” for the immune system. And they may help explain why Caesarean babies are more likely to have some health problems later in life.The researchers ...

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Kiara Advani to star opposite Kartik Aaryan in ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’

Riding high on the mega-success of Kabir Singh, all eyes are on Kiara Advani. With the movie being declared as one of the biggest hits of this year, the talented actress has catapulted to the big league by smoothly making the transition from being a powerhouse performer to a successful commercial star. Be it MS Dhoni: The Untold Story or ...

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Talks with Cameron: Suu Kyi lies over Rohingyas’ identity

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. File photo Dhaka, Sept 21 : Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, during her conversation with former British prime minister David Cameron, claimed that Rohingyas are not from her country but are Bangladeshis, reports Newsweek. Cameron unveiled a new book on Thursday about his time in office between 2010 and 2016. The ...

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