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Fulham to act after Kamara racially abused on social media

Photo: Fulham’s Aboubakar Kamara has a penalty saved by Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossl, during their English Premier League soccer match at Craven Cottage in London, Saturday Dec. 29, 2018. London, Jan 1 : Fulham says it will take the “strongest possible action” after Aboubakar Kamara was racially abused on social media following his penalty miss on Saturday for the ...

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75 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

The landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rains in the Philippines have caused 75 people dead and 16 others missing, the government disaster agency said on Tuesday. The Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its latest report that besides the deceased, 16 people are still missing and 12 were injured.   More than 45,000 ...

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Formation of new govt likely by Jan 10: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader. File Photo Dhaka, Jan 1 : Awami League general secretary Obaidul Qauder on Tuesday said the process to form the new government is likely to be completed by January 10. Obaidul Qauder came up with the information while talking to reporters after placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial ...

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Dr Hook’s Ray Sawyer dies aged 81

Ray Sawyer – the eye-patch wearing singer with Dr Hook & the Medicine Show in the 1970s – has died, aged 81. Sawyer died in Daytona, Florida, after “a brief illness”, according to US website Page Six. The band is best known for the song When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman, which was a number one hit in ...

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New lawmakers to take oath on January 3

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has announced that the the oath-taking ceremony of new members of parliament will be held on January 3. The information minister made the announcement during a Secretariat Reporters Forum discussion at the Secretariat Media Centre on Tuesday. “The new MPs will take their oaths of office on Jan 3. A gazette will be released before ...

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NASA spacecraft enters orbit around asteroid, sets records

  This May 21, 2016, file photo provided by NASA shows the Osiris-Rex spacecraft inside a servicing facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida after arriving from Lockheed Martin’s facility near Denver. Laurel, Jan 1 : A NASA spacecraft has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit Monday around the ...

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Sir Alex Ferguson returns to training ground

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to the club’s training ground for the first time since suffering a brain haemorrhage. Ferguson, 77, met former striker and current caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Carrington on Saturday. The Scot did not attend any training sessions during David Moyes and Louis van Gaal’s managerial reigns, but was invited back ...

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SUST reopens after winter vacation

SUST Correspondent :  Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) reopened on Tuesday (today) after 14-day vacation for winter and Christmas. The academic activities of the university resumed in the morning, said a press release signed by deputy-registrar Yunus Ali. Earlier on December 26, the administrative activities were resumed. The students have started returning to the campus.

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Dipika Kakar wins ‘Bigg Boss 12′

Congratulations, Dipika Kakar for the big win! TV actress Dipika Kakar was declared the winner of Bigg Boss 12 by Salman Khan on the grand finale of the show on Sunday night. Ahead of the big announcement, Dipika Kakar and Sreesanth, whose bonding on the show made headlines, found themselves as the top finalists on the show. While Dipika Kakar ...

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World Cup, Test Championship promise an exciting year ahead

The 2019 Cricket World Cup Undoubtedly, the mega event in the UK will be the highlight of the 2019 cricketing calendar. Cut down to ten teams, the World Cup 2019 promises to be a short, but sweet affair. Windies and Afghanistan had to battle it out in the Qualifiers to seal their spots in the 10-team line-up. While legends are ...

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