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NZ Cricket cancels U19 team’s Bangladesh tour over Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Cricket have cancelled their under-19 team’s scheduled tour to Bangladesh after the recent terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch. In a press release issued on Monday, NZC Chairman Greg Barclay said the decision had been taken as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) agreed with them. Both the cricket boards have also agreed that proceeding with the April tour ...

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Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer says new study

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.   Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked their beverage to be warmer than 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) and consumed more than 700 ml of tea per day ...

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Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final

Photo: Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after defeating John Isner in the singles final of the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami Gardens, Apr 1 : Orange streamers rained down while Roger Federer held another championship trophy aloft, his familiar grin as wide as ever. For the ageless Federer, winning never gets old. ...

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Khaleda Zia taken to BSMMU

Photo: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for her treatment on Monday, Apr 1, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 1 : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for her treatment. A black jeep carrying Khaleda reached the hospital at 12:35 pm on Monday. She was taken ...

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Erdogan loses hold over Turkish capital, Istanbul disputed

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the country’s largest city, Istanbul. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics since coming to power 16 years ago and ruled his country with an ever tighter grip, ...

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Meghna boat capsize: Female Ansar member’s body recovered, two still missing

The members of Coast Guard have recovered the body of the female Ansar member, who went missing after a trawler capsized in the Meghna River with 19 election officials during a storm at Char Hogla in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj on Sunday evening, from Ismanirchar area in the river on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as Rita Akhter, ...

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A Low-Key Fine Dining Experience At S’mores Dhanmondi

The Rangs Fortune Square building has become quite the hot spot in Dhaka over the last few months. From hosting the second branch of last year’s hit, Yum Cha District to accommodating the crazy line of Dominos, Rangs at Dhanmondi Road 2 has become “the place” serving your caffeine, dumpling craving and more. The S’mores Café & Restaurant is such ...

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HSC examinations begin

Dhaka, Apr 1 : The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of 2019 began on Monday with participation of 13, 51,505 examinees from 9,081 educational institutions across the country. The 1st day’s Bangla first paper examination began at 10 am. A total of 11, 38,747 candidates are participating in the examinations from eight general education boards while 88,451 ...

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