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PM ‘model of restraint’ amid Parliament language row

Boris Johnson says he has been “a model of restraint” when it comes to language around the Brexit debate. The PM was accused of dismissing abuse fears of female MPs as “humbug” during a heated Commons debate this week. Mr Johnson said there had been a “misunderstanding” over his intention – which he apologised for. But he claimed there was ...

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Torrential rains kill another 42 people in India

New Delhi, SEP 29 : Officials say monsoon rains continue to batter parts of India, with at least 42 more people dying. They said Sunday that in the past 24 hours, at least 35 people died in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh and seven in the eastern state of Bihar. Sunday’s toll came days after reports of at least ...

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IMF concludes visit to Jordan to assess economic developments

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission concluded its recent visit to Jordan to assess recent economic developments in the country, said a statement by the IMF on Saturday. The new mission Chief for Jordan Chris Jarvis was introduced during the visit, it said, reports Xinhua. A mission to complete the third review of the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility (EFF) will take ...

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13 dead in Thailand after truck carrying students flips over

Thirteen people, most of them students, were killed when a pick-up truck flipped over while trying to change lanes on Sunday in the Thai capital, police said. Graphic CCTV footage shows passengers riding in the back being hurled out of the vehicle onto the road in Bangkok’s suburbs. “Twelve people died instantly and one later died at the hospital,” police ...

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Saudi to impose fines for violations of “public decency”

Saudi Arabia on Saturday said it would impose fines for violations of “public decency”, including immodest clothing and public displays of affection, a day after the austere kingdom opened up to foreign tourists, reports Hindustan Times. The interior ministry said it had identified 19 such “offences” but did not specify the penalties, as the ultra-conservative Islamic country begins issuing tourist ...

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Ranitidine tablets banned

The government has banned the production and marketing of Ranitidine tablets, mostly used to treat ulcers of the stomach. The drug authority in Bangladesh banded the product on Sunday after GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals’ voluntary recall of Ranitidine tablets produced in India following an alleged detection of genotoxic nitrosamine NDMA by global and Indian regulatory authorities. The import of raw material for ...

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Court denies bail to 7 bodyguards of GK Shamim

A Dhaka court on Sudnay denied bail to seven bodyguards of arrested contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim, in a case lodged over possessing illegal arms. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Atikur Rahman passed the order after hearing bail pleas of Delwar Hossain, Murad Hossain, Jahidul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Kamal Hossain, Samsad Hossain and Aminul Islam. Police on September 26 produced ...

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Drive also to continue against all lawbreakers: Home Minister  

Dhaka, Sept 29 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the ongoing drive is not only against casinos but also against all lawbreakers. “We’ve to establish good governance and sustain the country’s positive position achieved under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Whoever be the wrongdoer, no matter whether he or she is public a representative or a ...

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Get that festive glow with these DIY face packs

Saffron face pack Saffron remains full of the richness of iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, zinc, copper, vitamin A, Folic acid, niacin, and Vitamin C. Saffron is known for complexion enhancing properties, clearing dull skin and helping to remove dark circles and erasing fine lines. Saffron also increases blood circulation towards the face thus bringing good glow to the face.Recipe to ...

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Shraddha Kapoor not acting in ‘Masud Rana’

The news of Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor’s acting in Bangladeshi film ‘Masud Rana’ created much hype in Dhallywood film arena. But, according to an official Facebook post of Jaaz Multimedia uploaded on Saturday (September 28), she will not be a part of the film. Earlier, following another post of Jaaz Multimedia uploaded on August 29, rumours circulated that Shraddha Kapoor ...

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