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Deepika Padukone advises husband Ranveer Singh how to save money

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh sure know how to keep the love-metre going. The real-life couple — who will be playing Kapil Dev and wife Romi in Kabir Khan’s upcoming film, 83 – had internet in thrall again on Tuesday. One of Deepika’s comments – which will have so many wives identifying with her – especially had internet in its ...

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US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims’ relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday, while President Donald Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence is to speak at the third attack site, near ...

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3G, 4G mobile services restricted at Rohingya camps

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Monday night directed all the mobile phone operators to restrict 3G and 4G services in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar until further notice. As per the directive, 2G services will remain operational, meaning mobile users can make voice calls but will be barred from accessing the internet during the designated hours. ...

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Bangladesh shares proposals on cyber space

Ambassador Masud emphasises public-private partnership to deal with cyber issues Dhaka, Sept 11 : Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has shared some specific proposals for defining international rules of the road and capacity building in cyber space. He emphasised public-private partnership to tackle cyber issues. Masud was speaking at the first substantive ...

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‘Bangabandhu Corner’ adds new dimension to London book fair: High Commission

The ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ has added a ‘new dimension’ to the annual ‘Bangladesh book fair’ in London. The Bangladesh High Commission set up the corner that what it said became a ‘centre point’ for the book lovers. The Sammilita Sahitya O Sangskritik Parishad, UK organised the two-day fair in Brady Arts Centre in East London. It ended on Monday.With deep interest, ...

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Man killed in Tajia procession clash in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was killed and two others injured in a clash between two groups participating in Tajia processions at Panjakhana in Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Khaliq Mia, a resident of Niz Koronshi Dakshinpara area of the upazila. Confirming the incident, Osmaninagar Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) SM Al Mamun said, ...

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Sheikh Hasina world’s longest serving female leader

The name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been placed in the list of longest serving eminent female leaders of the world. Sheikh Hasina has exceeded the records of famed female heads of governments including Indira Gandhi of India, Margaret Thatcher of Britain and Chandrika Kumaratunga of Sri Lanka. Sheikh Hasina is now an icon of resurrection of women, a ...

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Japan wins partial WTO victory in SKorea duties case

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday largely faulted South Korea in a final ruling over anti-dumping duties slapped on imports of industrial pneumatic valves imported from Japan. The WTO’s Appellate Body mostly upheld a previous ruling finding that Seoul’s anti-dumping duties on Japanese pneumatic valves violated some international trade rules. It requested that South Korea “bring its measures found … ...

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Continued preventive programmes for AIDS must remain in place

It was a sorry state of life for 23-year old Mim, the elder daughter of a rickshaw puller, as the sudden death of her father put her family in acute financial troubles. Rickshaw puller Rahim Mia, who was the only bread earner for his six-member family living in city’s Razarbagh area, met the tragic end of his life in a ...

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FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan

Dhaka, Sep 10 : Bangladesh started their joint Qualification (Round-1) of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 campaign with a 0-1 goal defeat to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The match was played at the Central Republican Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe. Captain Farshad Noor scored the match-winner for Afghanistan in the 27th minute. In their last ...

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