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BB Gold Cup: Palestine advance to final eliminating Bangladesh 2-0

Cox’s Bazar, Oct 10 : Favorite Palestine stormed into the final of the six-nation 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament eliminating hosts Bangladesh by 2-0 goals in a hard fought 2nd semifinal at the rain-soaked Birshrestha Ruhul Amin Stadium in the tourist town here on Wednesday. They will play final on Friday (Oct 12) at 6:30 pm at the ...

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Deal inked to purchase 70 locomotives from S. Korea

Dhaka, Oct 10 : The government on Thursday signed an agreement to purchase 70 locomotives involving Tk 1986.53 crore from South Korea. The Bangladesh Railway signed the deal with Hyundai Rotem Company of South Korea at Rail Bhaban in presence of Railways Minister Mujibul Haque, said a press release. KWANG-KWUN-YOON, director of Hyundai Rotem Company, and Abdul MatinChowdhury, project director, ...

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PM urges media to perform social responsibilities

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the ATCO directors on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Dhaka, Oct 10 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the media to perform their social responsibilities alongside their business to help build a good society. “Alongside considering their own profits, the mass media have a responsibility to society. The social responsibility is the most ...

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Sleep for 8 hours every night to boost brain health

It’s time to keep track of your sleeping hours because according to a recent study, people who sleep for 7 to 8 hours per night performed better cognitively than those who slept less, or more than this amount. As part of the study, more than 40,000 people from around the world participated in online scientific investigation, which includes an in-depth ...

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India train cars derail, at least 5 people killed, 35 hurt

Photo: Indian security men stand at the scene after an express train partially derailed at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, India, Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018. Lucknow, Oct 10 : Police say an express train has partially derailed in northern India, killing five passengers and injuring dozens more. Police director ...

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BNP rejects Aug 21 grenade attack case verdict

photo: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Speaks at a press conference in BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. Dhaka, Oct 10 : BNP on Wednesday turned down the verdict in the August 21 grenade attack cases, saying it has been given at the ‘behest of the government’ with a political motive. “BNP thinks that the verdict is a politically motivated ...

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Drew Barrymore: EgyptAir’s magazine sorry for ‘surreal’ article

EgyptAir’s in-flight magazine has apologised over an interview with actress Drew Barrymore that was slated on social media after being published. The article went viral after being posted online, with many questioning whether the interview was real.   Barrymore’s representatives said she “did not participate” in the interview, which was notable for a number of grammatical and spelling errors.   ...

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Parents tend to underestimate their kids: Kajol

Actress Kajol, who plays the role of an overprotective mother in her upcoming film “Helicopter Eela”, says parents tend to underestimate their children. She feels parents should discuss important issues with their children openly.   “Somewhere down the line, we underestimate our kids. As they are born in this world so they know this world much better than us in ...

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Salman Khan said Aishwarya Rai wouldn’t have survived if he had hit her

In the midst of the #MeToo wave happening in India, an old video of Salman Khan has resurfaced in which he addresses allegations of physical abuse against Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, his then girlfriend. In the video, a journalist questions him if he’s ever hit a woman (Rai had shared in the past that he had been physically violent with her ...

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IMF: ‘Dangerous undercurrents’ threaten global economy

One of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that “dangerous undercurrents” are a rising threat to the world economy. The International Monetary Fund’s Financial Stability Report says that although banks are far safer than they were in 2008 there are new risks.   Trade tensions are growing, the IMF says, ...

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