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Oikyafront’s candidate comes under attack in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Jatiya Oikyafront’s aspirant for Moulvibazar-3 constituency M Naser Rahman came under attack in Moulvibazar municipality on Friday night. Naser alleged that local activists and Chhatra League and Jubo League carried out the attack on him. Sources said, Naser was on his way home around 11:00pm when a group of youths, allegedly led by local Chhatra League leader ...

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Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills 2

Images show the bus was badly damaged. Photo: Courtesy Cairo, Dec 28 : A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday in an area near the Giza Pyramids, killing two Vietnamese tourists and wounding 12 others, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. It said the bus was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude ...

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Election Day to be a day of massive victory for ‘Boat’: Joy

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday expressed his hope that the election day will be a day of massive victory for Boat.   “Tomorrow is election day and I believe will be a day of massive victory for the Boat! To all my Awami League brothers and sisters, please ensure a peaceful, successful election,” Joy wrote in ...

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Southgate, Kane on Queen’s list for honors after WCup run

Photo: Tottenham’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his side’s fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth at Wembley stadium in London, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. London, Dec 29 : England coach Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane have been rewarded in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year honors list on the back of ...

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Pamper your face, lips, hands, feet and hair with utmost care this winter

Continued cold weather, chilly waves can trigger dryness of skin. Chapped lips, red and cold-wind-burned cheeks, dry scalp, rough hands, cracked feet are some common areas of extreme dryness in the winter season. When the body is exposed to cold air, it attempts to conserve heat by shrinking blood vessels which drains your skin of moisture leaving the surface to ...

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UK to spend £108m on no-deal ferries

The UK will spend more than £100m chartering extra ferries to ease “severe congestion” at Dover, in the case of a no-deal Brexit. Over the last few months, additional ferry contracts were awarded to French, Dutch and British companies.   The contingency plans allow for almost 4,000 more lorries a week to come and go from other ports, including Plymouth, ...

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NASA spaceship closes in on distant world

NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on its historic New Year’s flyby target, the most distant world ever studied, a frozen relic of the solar system some four billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) away.   The cosmic object, known as Ultima Thule, is about the size of the US capital, Washington, and orbits in the dark and frigid ...

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Trump says build US-Mexico wall or he’ll seal border

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to seal the US-Mexico border “entirely” if Congress does not approve billions of dollars in funding for a wall. In a burst of early morning tweets, the president said the alternative to funding his controversial wall project would be total separation from Mexico — including making US car companies pull out their factories based on ...

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Election materials to reach polling stations by Saturday: Officials

Election materials, including translucent ballot boxes and ballot papers, will reach polling stations across the country by Saturday. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Dec 28 : All the election materials, including translucent ballot boxes and ballot papers, will reach polling stations across the country by Saturday as the Election Commission (EC) has completed its preparations to arrange the general election on Sunday, ...

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Trump threatens to shut border if no wall money

Photo: A pregnant migrant climbs the border fence before jumping into the U.S. to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Washington, Dec 28 : President Donald Trump is threatening to close the U.S. border with Mexico if Democrats in Congress don’t agree to fund the construction of a border wall. Trump tweeted Friday morning that “We ...

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