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Taylor Swift to headline UK’s Glastonbury Festival

Pop superstar Taylor Swift will headline at Britain’s famous Glastonbury Festival for the first time next year, organisers and the singer have announced. The “You Need to Calm Down” singer will perform on the storied Pyramid Stage on Sunday June 28, the final day of the music bash, the festival said on its website. “I’m ecstatic to tell you that ...

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Prime Minister pays homage to Bangabandhu on Victory Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the 49th Victory Day. The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the capital this morning. She stood in solemn ...

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Victory Day observed in Japan

The 49th Victory Day of Bangladesh was observed in Tokyo, Japan on Monday with due respect and festivity. Different activities were organised by the Embassy of Bangladesh. The programmes began with hoisting of the national flag with national anthem at the embassy premises in the morning. Chargé d’affaires Dr Sahida Akter hoisted the flag while all the officials and representatives ...

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Ronaldo scores 2 as Juventus beats Udinese 3-1 in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo is back to his imperious best. The Juventus forward scored twice on Sunday to help the Bianconeri to a 3-1 win over Udinese in Serie A. Leonardo Bonucci scored the other goal. Ronaldo also hit the post late on. It was the fourth successive match Ronaldo has scored in, with the Portugal international having a fantastic month after ...

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President, PM pay tributes to war heroes on Victory Day

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Savar; marking the 49th Victory Day. After placing the wreaths on Monday morning, the president and the prime minister stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to ...

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Physical exercise can trigger migraine attacks in women

Despite doctors recommending regular aerobic exercise to prevent migraine, physical exercise can actually be a trigger of migraine attacks for most women because of “anxiety sensitivity” in them, find researchers. “Anxiety sensitivity” refers to one’s fear of experiencing anxiety arousal due to harmful physical, cognitive and socially-observable consequences, may be related to physical activity (PA) avoidance in migraine patients. Migraine ...

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“Santa Clauses” celebrate annual gathering in New York

A large group of people dressed as Santa Clause flooded the streets and subways of New York City (NYC) on Saturday, as they celebrated one of the decade-old Christmas traditions in the Big Apple. The event, known as NYC SantaCon, kicked off at Father Duffy Square, a section of Times Square at 10 am on Saturday. It is a charitable, non-commercial, ...

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NOVOAIR gets new aircraft

Photo: Courtesy Private airline NOVOAIR on Sunday announced adding another aircraft to its fleet, saying it plans to increase the number of flights on domestic and international routes. With the 68-seater ATR 72-500 aircraft, the company now has seven planes in its fleet. The new aircraft landed at Dhaka airport at 2:30pm. Feroz Alam, Deputy Managing Director, directors and high ...

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UCBL, Sylhet Range Police sign agreement

United Commercial Bank Limited has recently signed an agreement with Bangladesh Police, Sylhet Range on e-trafficking prosecution and fine payment system. DIG of Sylhet Range Md. KamrulAhsan BPM (Bar), Additional DIG of Sylhet Range  Joydeb Kumar Bhadra BPM; Sydul H Khandaker, Program Director of Digital Financial Services, UCB and  Hasan Mohammad Zahid, FAVP, MFS of UCB along with other officials ...

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UK opposition chief Corbyn ‘sorry’ for election wipeout

Britain’s main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn apologised Sunday for waging a disastrous campaign that handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson a mandate to take the UK out of the EU next month. But the veteran socialist defended his far-left platform and blamed the media for helping relegate his century-old party to its worst performance since before World War II. “I will ...

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