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Voting begins in Myanmar’s general elections

Myanmar kicked off its multi-party general elections on Sunday as over 37 million eligible voters went to polls across the country. A total of 42,047 polling stations, which are being operated maintaining health precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic, opened at 6am local time. Some 5,639 candidates, including from 87 political parties and 260 independent runners, are competing for 1,117 parliamentary ...

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Medical, dental students block Shahbagh

Students of medical colleges blocked the key Shahbagh intersection in the capital to force the authorities to accept their demands. Students under the banner of “General Medical and Dental Students” demonstrated blocking the road around 9:00am, disrupting vehicular movement. Their demands include no professional exams during second wave of coronavirus, immediate action to ensure session jam-free academic year and reducing ...

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Seven types of rest we need: Therapist

The pandemic and work from home demand us to be switched on and available all the time. Being available all the time can eventually lead to burn out if one does not take proper rest and breaks. Here is a list of 7 types of rest we need: Physical rest As it sounds, physical rest is exactly as it sounds. ...

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Queen Elizabeth II wears mask at tribute to Unknown Warrior

Queen Elizabeth II donned a face mask in public for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic when attending a brief ceremony at Westminster Abbey last week to mark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior. While the 94-year-old monarch has been seen in public on several occasions over the past few months, she had not been pictured ...

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Rail communications with Sylhet restored after 21hrs

The rail communications between Sylhet and rest of the country were restored on Sunday morning after 21 hours of disruption following derailment of seven compartments of an oil-laden train at Satgaya area in Moulvibazar’s Srimangal. Confirming the news, Afsar Uddin, station master of Srimangal railway station, said they restored the rail line around 8:00 am following daylong efforts. Earlier on ...

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Hasina felicitates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated US president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris. Biden, 77, beat Donald Trump in a heated election held last week to become the 46th president of the United States. His running mate Kamala Harris made history as the first Black woman to become vice president. Biden positioned himself to be a leader who “seeks ...

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Super-sub Messi scores twice to lead Barca to Betis win

Lionel Messi came on at half-time to rescue Barcelona by scoring twice, including his first goal from open play this season, in a 5-2 victory over Real Betis on Saturday. Messi had been rested by Ronald Koeman but was thrown on with the game in the balance after Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty in the Argentinian’s absence, before Antonio Sanabria ...

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COVID-19 infected actor Apurba’s condition improves

Popular television actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba, who has been infected with COVID-19, showed signs of improvement on Saturday. Apurba posted a video on his official Facebook account on Saturday night, where he was seen raising his hand showing ‘thumbs up’. “When the mercy of the Almighty Allah and all of your blessings are in my side.. nothing seems impossible,” the ...

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How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House

Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential nomination, a prize he’d sought for the better part of three decades. Instead of plotting a strategy to build momentum, he was contemplating an abrupt halt. He gathered his senior team in a conference room on the 19th floor of his campaign’s Philadelphia headquarters, the ...

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UK bans Denmark visitors over mink Covid-19 fears

The UK has imposed a ban on non-UK citizens coming from Denmark amid concerns over a new coronavirus strain that has spread from mink to humans. UK citizens will be able to return to Britain from Denmark – but will have to isolate along with all members of their household for 14 days. The new rules update regulations that came ...

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