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Bangladesh waiting to see Teesta issue resolved: President Hamid to Modi

The people of Bangladesh have been waiting for years to see the Teesta River water sharing issue settled, President Abdul Hamid told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. “I believe an agreement will be signed soon, which will fulfill India’s commitment in this regard,” President Hamid said. A deal on sharing the water of Teesta has remained pending since ...

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Gayle sets new record of 40 sixes in World Cup

The Caribbean touches 19,000-run milestone in international cricket Photo: West Indies’ Chris Gayle celebrates scoring half a century against Pakistan during a Cricket World Cup match at Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham, England, Friday, May 31, 2019. West Indies batsman Chris Gayle started his final World Cup campaign with a fifty on Friday and set a new record of ...

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During Eid-ul-Fitr, Muslims across the UK will mark the end of Ramadan by celebrating a feast with their friends and family.

During Eid-ul-Fitr, Muslims across the UK will mark the end of Ramadan by celebrating a feast with their friends and family. After long hours of fasting, Eid allows everyone to enjoy experimenting with new recipes, taste new flavours and create traditional favourites sharing inspiration from one another. Asda shoppers share their Eid rituals inspired by the memories of their celebrations. ...

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West Indies restrict Pakistan to 105

West Indies put up an extraordinary effort in the field and managed to restrict Pakistan to 105/10 in 21.4 overs in the second match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Bristol County Ground on Friday. Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam only scored runs above 20 for Pakistan. O Thomas was the most successful bowler for West Indies who took ...

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India for working together to foster peace in region, beyond

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the leaders of BIMSTEC member nations at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on May 30, 2019. PIB Dhaka, May 31 : Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has said India’s dreams are not for India alone, mentioning that they remain deeply conscious of the support India draws from its ...

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Holy Shab-e-Qadr Saturday night

Muslims across the country are set to observe the holy Shab-e-Qadr or Lailatul Qadr on Saturday night when the first verses of the holy Quran were revealed to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). Special prayers and sermons will be held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque and other mosques across the country at the holy night.The Islamic Foundation will organise a waz ...

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India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election

Photo : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, talks to the invitees at the end of the swearing in ceremony at the forecourt of presidential palace in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 30, 2019. Modi was sworn in Thursday for a second term after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people ...

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Khaleda’s release depends on govt goodwill: Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed. File photo Dhaka, May 31 : BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday said their party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail depends on goodwill of the government since the judiciary is unable to work independently. “Khaleda Zia isn’t getting bail due to the government’s political influence. Her release from jail now depends on the ...

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Saudi King Salman urges international effort to thwart Iran

Photo: Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, left, and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, center, listen to Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, right, during a group photo session ahead of an emergency Arab summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, May 30, 2019. Saudi Arabia, May 31 : Saudi Arabia’s King Salman opened an emergency summit of Arab leaders in Islam’s ...

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