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Expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Papia on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court on Monday placed expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and three others on a five-day remand in a case filed under special security act. Metropolitan Magistrate Masudur Rahman passed the order after police produced him before the court with a 10-day remand prayer. According to Rapid Action Battalion, Papia — aided by her husband Mofizur ...

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Few foods, drinks may aid digestion

Few foods and drinks may aid digestion, relieve constipation and bloating, boost healthy body weight and make you feel more relaxed. These include:Vegetable salad: Eating a vegetable salad half an hour before meals can reduce your caloric intake. If you want to lose or maintain weight, fill your stomach with this low-calorie roughage like lettuce, cucumber, radish, turnip and tomato ...

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Sanders wins big in Nevada but some Democrats worry

Bernie Sanders’ landslide victory in Nevada’s Democratic nominating contest has scattered his moderate challengers and injected his White House campaign with a fresh burst of momentum as he drives into the next crucial battlegrounds. With his strong result Saturday, the Vermont senator demonstrated an ability to broaden a coalition beyond the narrow limits of leftist voters, undercutting the argument from ...

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Dhaka Test: Mominul, Mushfiqur bring up centuries

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque, and former captain Mushfiqur Rahim brought up centuries in the ongoing Dhaka Test against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday as Bangladesh took control of the game. At lunch break of day three, Bangladesh were batting for 351 for three in 99 overs. Mominul and Mushfiqur added 179 runs in 49.2 overs. Mominul ...

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Trump receives warm welcome in India

Kicking off a whirlwind 36-hour visit to India that emphasizes pageantry over policy, President Donald Trump received a warm welcome Monday on the subcontinent, including a mega-rally, meant to reaffirm ties while providing enviable overseas imagery for a president in a re-election year. As Air Force One touched down in Ahmedabad in western India, the final preparations were underway for ...

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Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation to the king: statement

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, at 94 the world’s oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king on Monday, his office said, after a bid by his political partners to bring down the government. Mahathir “has sent a resignation letter as prime minister of Malaysia”, said a statement from his office.

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Salman Shah committed suicide over family feud: PBI

Salman Shah, one of the most iconic figures in country’s film industry, was not murdered by anyone but he committed suicide over family feud, Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) said on Monday. DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder, chief of PBI, disclosed the information at a press briefing. The popular film actor in the 90s mysteriously died on September 6, 1996 at ...

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Messi restores peace at Barca; Madrid in slump before City

Lionel Messi demanded that Barcelona settle its inner turmoil and regain the focus needed for a successful title run. Then he backed up that talk with action. Messi scored four times to lead a 5-0 win over Eibar on Saturday, a victory that gave Barcelona the lead in the Spanish league and some relief to the club’s beleaguered executive board. ...

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Conservatives claim victory in Iran polls after record low turnout

Iran’s conservatives claimed victory Sunday in a general election marked by the lowest turnout since the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid public anger against the government, an economic downturn and the disqualification of half the candidates. A conservative resurgence would heap pressure on beleaguered President Hassan Rouhani and signal a shift from four years ago when reformists and moderates won a ...

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Coronavirus: Family of infected Bangladeshi worker in S’pore to receive $10,000 donation

The Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) is sending a $10,000 donation via telegraphic bank transfer to the family of a 39-year-old Bangladeshi worker in Singapore who tested positive for the coronavirus on Feb 8. It comprises contributions from the worker’s employer Yi-Ke Innovations; The Leo dormitory operator Mini-Environment Services; and the MWC. The worker, who was staying at The Leo dormitory ...

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