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Shakib, his family members in UAE to pass leisure time

Shakib Al Hasan, who was banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for failing to report corrupt approaches made to him, reached United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday to pass leisure time. He was accompanied by his wife Umme Ahmed Shishir and daughter Alaina Hasan Abri. A special flight of Emirates carrying them took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ...

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Boeing to temporarily halt 737 Max production in January

Boeing will temporarily halt production of its troubled 737 Max airliner in January, the manufacturer said, reports BBC. Production of the jet had continued despite the model being grounded for nine months after two deadly crashes.More than 300 people died when two 737 Max aircraft crashed in Indonesia in October 2018 and Ethiopia in March 2019 after reported problems with ...

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14 dead, 2 trapped in southwest China coal and gas outburst

Fourteen miners were found dead and two others remained trapped underground after a coal and gas outburst happened at a coal mine in southwest China’s Guizhou Province early Tuesday, local authorities said, reports Xinhua. The accident happened at around 1:30 am Tuesday at Guanglong Coal Mine in Anlong County, when 23 workers were working underground. Seven workers have been lifted ...

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Certain type of menopause hormones can pose risk of breast cancer

Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills, long-term results from a big federal study suggest. Although the risk is very small, doctors say a new generation of women entering menopause now may not be aware of landmark findings from 2002 ...

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Two killed in Sylhet road accident

                    Sylhet Office : Two  motorcyclists, including a girl, were killed as a truck crashed into their vehicle at Manikpur in Zakiganj upazila headquarters here on Monday. The deceased were identified as Russel Ahmed, 26, son of Jamir Uddin of Kanaighat upazila, and Sabnur Begum, 19, daughter of Haris Uddin of ...

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UK prime minister to welcome new lawmakers to Parliament

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, gestures as he speaks to supporters on a visit to meet newly elected Conservative party MP for Sedgefield, Paul Howell, at Sedgefield Cricket Club in County Durham, north east England, Saturday Dec. 14, 2019, following his Conservative party’s general election victory. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to give a pep talk Monday ...

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‘It’s unprecedented,’ says Khaleda about her bail denial

Khaleda Zia’s sister Selima talks to reporters after the meeting with BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at BSMMU on Monday, Dec 16, 2019. Photo: Courtesy BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has described her bail denial by the apex court in Zia Charitable Trust graft case as ‘unprecedented’, said her sister on Monday. The BNP chief made the remarks when her relatives met ...

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Across India, opposition building against citizenship law

Photo: Indian students of the Jamia Millia Islamia University shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec.16, 2019. Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India’s capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday to protest a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who ...

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Are you taking care of these body parts?

Our body has so many obscure corners that somehow get overlooked when we take a shower, reports The Indian Express. These seemingly-unimportant parts are actually important and — just like the rest of the body — need to be thoroughly cleaned and taken care of. For you may not be aware of the bacteria and germ colony residing in these ...

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Benzema scores on last kick as Madrid draws 1-1 at Valencia

With Real Madrid facing defeat three days before its “clásico” at Barcelona, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois came to the rescue against Valencia — at the other end of the field. The Belgium goalkeeper abandoned his own goal and joined teammates for a corner kick Madrid had earned five minutes into stoppage time while trailing by a goal at Valencia’s Mestalla Stadium ...

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