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AFC U-16 qualifiers: Bangladesh to play Bhutan on Friday

Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sep 19 : Bangladesh Under-16 Football team will take on Bhutan in their second group match of the ongoing AFC U-16 Championship’2020 Qualifiers at Aspire Dome Indoor Stadium in Doha on Friday (Sept 20). The match will kick-off at 7 pm (BdST). Bangladesh, which was put in Group E of the AFC junior meet along with Qatar, ...

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Nicotine-free e-cigarettes can cause damage to your blood vessels

For every 10 smokers out there, there is at least one “vaper”. Come on, you’ve seen them—standing out from amongst the crowd, sucking on their Juul. Perhaps you are one of them too. Whether you partake in e-cigarettes or are thinking of making the move, here’s a bit of information that will make you reconsider your decision. A new study ...

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All stakeholders should work together to achieve SDGs: FM

SDGs require much greater, long-term, assured global resources, says Shahriar Dhaka, Sept 19 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said all the stakeholders should work together to achieve the anticipated outcomes in terms of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as there is a long way to go despite some progress. “We’re hopeful that we’re on the right track, ...

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Feet care regimen as important as face care

Ignoring the feet can have painful consequences including bacterial or fungal infections, corns, cracked skin, bad odour, among others. A simple ritual of scrubbing your feet, keeping them dry and wearing the right shoes can eliminate these problems, says an expert. Sapna V Roshni, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, has doled out a few pointers ...

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Khokon new JCD President, Secretary Shamol

Fazlur Rahman Khokon and Iqbal Hossain Shamol have been elected president and general secretary respectively of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student wing of BNP, through direct voting. BNP Standing Committee Member Mirza Abbas announced the results after vote counting around 5:10am on Thursday at his Shahjahanpur residence. It was the first time in 27 years that the JCD held ...

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Salman Shah’s 48th birth anniversary today

Dhallywood iconic hero Salman Shah’s 48th birth anniversary will be observed today.Salman Shah was known as the Prince of Dhallywood. The young actor captured the hearts and minds of his fans through his fabulous performances on the screen.To mark the day in a befitting manner, different socio-cultural organisations chalked-out elaborate programmes across the country.Besides, satellite television channels of the country ...

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Saudis couldn’t stop oil attack, even with top US defenses

Photo: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, Sept 18, 2019. Washington, Sept 19 : Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America’s most advanced weaponry ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Washington

San Francisco, Sept 19 : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation. The company said the meetings are not public and it did not give details on whom Zuckerberg is meeting with and what, exactly, he’ll discuss. Facebook is under growing pressure from lawmakers and regulators concerned about how ...

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No Britney Spears, no decisions made at closed court hearing

Photo: This combination photo shows Jamie Spears, father of singer Britney Spears, leaving the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles on Oct. 24, 2012, left, and singer Britney Spears at the Los Angeles premiere of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” on July 22, 2019. Los Angeles, Sept 19 : A hearing Wednesday on the future of the court conservatorship ...

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Di Maria scores 2 as PSG beats Madrid in Champions League

No Neymar. No Kylian Mbappe. No problem Photo: PSG’s Angel Di Maria shoots the ball between Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Eder Militao, left, during the Champions League group A soccer match between PSG and Real Madrid at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Paris, Sept 19 : With two first-half goals from Angel Di ...

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