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bKash partners with Novoair to offer easy payment solution

Dhaka, Sept 30 : From now on, passengers can pay the fare directly through their bKash accounts while purchasing tickets of Novoair in any of the outlets located countrywide.  Novoair, a local private airline, and Mobile Financial Service Provider bKash have signed an agreement for opening merchant wallet facilities. Mofizur Rahman, Managing Director of Novoair and Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial ...

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Helen Mirren runs down runway barefoot — see the jubilant moment

Helen Mirren just added one more bullet point to the laundry list of reasons why we love her. During L’Oréal’s spring-summer 2020 ready-to-wear show at Paris Fashion Week, the 74-year-old actress decided to change things up a bit and run down the runway. Not only did the “Catherine the Great” star skip and prance, much to the audience’s delight, she ...

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IndiGo flight’s engine catches fire; makes emergency landing in Goa

A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight’s engine caught fire on Sunday. The flight that had 180 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Goa airport. No injuries have been reported so far. According to reports, the left engine of the IndiGo flight caught fire after it took off from Goa on Sunday night. Goa environment minister Nilesh Cabral told Hindustan ...

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Factory fire kills 19 in east China: official

A factory fire has killed 19 people in east China, local authorities said Monday, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country’s industrial sector. The fire broke out on Sunday at a factory in Ninghai county, eastern Zhejiang province, said the local government on its official Twitter-like Weibo account. The incident, which is under investigation, occurred at a facility ...

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Son of Ramna deputy commissioner commits suicide in city

Sadiq, son of the deputy commissioner of the Ramna Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Sajjadur Rahman, committed suicide at his reseidence in the capital. The incident happened on Monday morning at House no. 67 of the Government Quarter at Azimpur in the capital. Sadiq was a second year student of Dhaka City College. It is learnt that Sadiq committed ...

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Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist’s murder

Photo: In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. New York, Sep 30 : Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a television interview that he takes “full responsibility” for the grisly murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but ...

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Taylor made: Triple jumper wins 3rd straight world title

Photo: Christian Taylor, of the United States, competes in the men’s triple jump final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Doha, Sep 30 : This has almost become nothing but a formality: Crowning Christian Taylor as the world triple-jump champion. Taylor captured his third straight title Sunday night at the world championships. But the ...

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No chance of 1/11-like incident, says PM

It’s shame for Myanmar that its citizens have taken shelter in another country, she says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a press conference at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh in New York on Sunday, Sep 29, 2019. Photo: PID New York, Sept 30 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has firmly said there is no chance of the recurrence of any ...

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Midday meal for school students launched in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Midday meal for 2,70,000 school students has been launched at 622 schools here aiming to reducing dropout rate of students and encouraging them to continue their studies. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni inaugurated the programme at Sylhet Government Agragami High School Sunday. State Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, Awami League Organizing Secretary Md. Misbah Uddin Siraj, ...

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FIFA Friendlies: Bangladesh off to flying start; outplay Bhutan 4-1 

Dhaka, Sept 29 : Bangladesh got off to a flying start in the two-match FIFA International Friendly (Tier-1) outplaying upper-ranked Bhutan by 4-1 goals in the first match at floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Sunday. Forward Nabib Newaz Ziban scored twice, midfielder Biplu Ahamed and Rabiul Hasan scored one goal each for the hosts while Dorji scored the lone ...

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