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Man held with 22 gold bars at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs officials arrested a man along with 22 gold bars, weighing 2.5 kg, at Osmani International Airport here on Tuesday. The arrestee is  Momin Uddin Mamun of Goainghat upazila in the district. Joint commissioner of Customs Minhaz Uddin, said a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines coming from Dubai landed at the airport around 8:45 am. Tipped off, ...

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Fine for honking horn in secretariat area from Wednesday: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Tuesday said fine will be realised through conducting mobile court from Wednesday for honking horn in the surrounding areas of the secretariat. “Mobile courts will be conducted from Wednesday for honking horn in the secretariat areas,” said the minister while speaking at a programme, marking the declaration of the secretariat ...

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Mariah classic finally tops US chart after 25 years

Mariah Carey’s classic festive song All I Want For Christmas is You has finally topped the US charts – 25 years after it was first released. When the hit song made its debut in 1994 it was as an EP and not a single, meaning it wasn’t allowed to compete in Billboard’s Hot 100. Rule changes saw the song first ...

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UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit delay beyond 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is signalling that he won’t soften his Brexit stance now that he has a majority in Parliament, seeking to rule out any extension of an end-of 2020 deadline to strike a trade deal with the European Union. Johnson’s office says the government will insert a clause in its Withdrawal Agreement Bill to rule out extending ...

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DIY homemade hair masks for thick luscious hair

Your hair is made up of keratin and chains of amino acids, or simply put — protein, reports The Indian Express. The constant use of harsh chemicals and frequent contact with heat and pollution can break down the protein in your hair and leave it feeling dry, brittle, and damaged.While we know of the countless products that are available in ...

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Expats urged to contribute through remittance, investment

Bangabandhu’s birth centenary to be observed in befitting manner at UN, in USA Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the UN Ambassador Rabab Fatima has urged the expatriate Bangladeshi citizens to contribute through knowledge remittance, share their experiences and invest more for the development of their motherland. Ambassador Fatima also urged the Diaspora to come forward for observing the birth ...

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Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for treason

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan ex-leader sentenced to death for treason General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former military leader, has been sentenced to death at a special court hearing in Islamabad, reports BBC. The three-member court sentenced him over a high treason charge that has been pending since 2013. Gen Musharraf seized power in a military coup in 1999 and served as the ...

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ASEM calls for durable solution to Rohingya crisis

Foreign Ministers of ASEM member countries have called for a “durable solution” to the Rohingya crisis creating the conditions conducive for “safe, dignified, sustainable and voluntary” return of the Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State. They also underlined the importance of ensuring accountability in this regard, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. State Minister for Foreign ...

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UK makes visa process for Bangladeshis more modern, efficient

UK Visas and Immigration made the UK visa process for Bangladeshis safer, more modern and efficient by introducing the option to use card and online transactions to pay for a UK visa application effective from Tuesday. This change improves the previous model where cash was the only way to pay for a UK visa application, giving customers greater choice during ...

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NASA discovered a black spot on Jupiter 2,200 miles long

NASA’s Juno mission spotted a new cyclone the size of Texas during a close flyby of Jupiter in November. The gas giant is already home to several giant cyclones, and this newly discovered storm will offer even more insight into Jupiter’s atmosphere. Juno’s cameras spied giant cyclones gathered at Jupiter’s poles soon after its arrival in July 2016 — nine ...

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