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Sourab, Prosenjit among others join Mithila – Srijit reception to congratulate the couple

It was a starry, starry night in Kolkata on Saturday at a grand wedding reception for Bangladeshi model and actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila and popular Indian director Srijit Mukherji. Many celebrities including Prosenjit Chatterjee, Raj Chakraborty, Rithuporna, Mimi Chakraborty and Sourab Gangoli, among others, attended the reception party. Earlier, Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Srijit Mukherji tied the knot in December ...

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New Malaysia PM sworn in amid crisis, Mahathir fights on

A former interior minister was sworn in as Malaysia’s premier Sunday, marking the return of a scandal-mired regime to power after the last government’s collapse but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad slammed the move as illegal. The Southeast Asian nation was plunged into turmoil a week ago as Mahathir’s reformist “Pact of Hope” alliance, which stormed to a historic victory in 2018, ...

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British leader Boris Johnson, girlfriend expecting baby

Photo:  In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 file photo, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds wave from the steps of number 10 Downing Street in London. The patter of tiny feet is coming to Downing Street. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed Saturday that he and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, are engaged to be married and ...

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Bangladesh win toss, bat first in 1st ODI against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bat first against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of three-match series at Sylhet International Stadium on Sunday. Bangladesh are looking to show the same dominance that they have demonstrated in the one-off Test winning the match by an innings and 106 runs. Before heading to this game, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe faced each ...

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Coronavirus kills 2,900 people, infects over 86,000 globally

Photo : A pharmacist wearing a face masks works in western Tehran, Iran. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 86,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures, based on WHO and national counts: — Mainland ...

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Onion prices cooling down in Hili land port

The prices of onion have started falling in wholesale markets in Hili land port after India decided to withdraw its ban to export the bulb to Bangladesh. The prices have come down by Tk 20-30 in the last two days. Currently, onion is being sold at Tk 60-70 per kg which cost Tk 80-110 on Thursday. Delwar Hossain, a wholesaler ...

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