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China’s 5G handsets shipments top 5 mln in November

China reported accelerating shipments of 5G handsets in November as smartphone makers race to tap the emerging market. A total of 5.074 million 5G smartphones were shipped last month, exceeding the combined shipments of the previous 10 months, data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) showed. China’s 5G smartphone shipments reached 8.355 million sets in the ...

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Know how to customise skincare routine?

Skincare is all fun and games until you decide to personalise the routine, reports The Indian Express. Before you go ahead with making changes in your routine, you must know what skin type you have. There are four basic types: normal, dry, oily, and combination, and each has a different requirement.Normal skin: You are a lucky lot. This skin type ...

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Shah Rukh Khan talks success and having two left feet

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has told BBC Talking Movies’ Tom Brook about his accomplishments, his recent career misfires and his legacy. Asked about what he wanted his legacy to be for future generations Khan said he wanted to pass on a culture of “immense hard work with a lot of humour and without trying to feel that you work ...

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UK polls: PM Johnson to visit north after Labour heartland gains

Boris Johnson is to visit the north of England later, hours after celebrating his party’s biggest election win for 30 years by sweeping aside Labour in its traditional heartlands, reports BBC. The prime minister has said he hopes the Conservatives’ victory will bring “closure” to the Brexit debate and “let the healing begin”.He won a Commons majority of 80, his ...

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Daily Sangram office vandalised; editor arrested

Photo:Courtesy Leaders of Muktijuddho Mancha on Friday vandalised the office of Jamaat-e-Islami mouthpiece ‘Daily Sangram’ which described executed war criminal Abdul Quader Molla as a ‘martyr’. Leaders and activists of the Mancha, led by its President Aminul Islam Bulbul and Secretary Al Mamun, gathered in front of the office around 5pm and attacked it about an hour later. They vandalised ...

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President, PM pay tributes to martyred intellectuals

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals on the occasion of the Martyred Intellectuals Day. First the President and then the Prime Minister placed wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial in Mirpur. After placing the wreath, both stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect ...

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Pakistan protest: Police hunt PM Imran Khan’s nephew over hospital riot

Police in Pakistan say they are seeking to arrest PM Imran Khan’s nephew for taking part in a violent protest at a hospital in which three patients died, reports BBC. Lahore police raided Hassan Niazi’s residence and say he may now be hiding.Mr Niazi was among several hundred lawyers who ransacked a city hospital in a dispute with doctors. Riot ...

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Smith blinder puts Australia on top

A stunning catch by Steve Smith snared the prized wicket of Kane Williamson as Mitchell Starc tore through the New Zealand top order on the second day of the first Test in Perth on Friday. Smith dived horizontally to his right at second slip to take the catch to remove Williamson for 34 from the bowling of Starc, just when ...

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Citizenship amendment law explained

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in India became law after receiving the President’s assent on Thursday, following a bruising debate in Parliament, reports The Indian Express. At least three Opposition ruled states — Kerala, Punjab and West Bengal have said they will not implement the new citizenship law, and legal challenges have been made in the Supreme Court.Citizenship by birth: ...

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Keraniganj Factory Fire: Death toll climbs to 14

Another victim of Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday morning, taking the death toll from the incident to 14. The deceased was identified as Asad, 14. He died at the burn unit of the hospital around 7am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of the DMCH police outpost. The fire, sparked ...

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