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Don’t compromise with principles for personal gains: President to teachers

Photo: PID President Abdul Hamid on Saturday called upon teachers not to compromise with their ideals and principles for personal gains and having recruitment to lucrative positions in the administration. “A teacher must be a symbol of ideals and principles. As the Chancellor, I get shocked seeing all the reports published in various media these days,” the President said. In ...

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London Bridge attack victim named as Jack Merritt

One of the people stabbed to death in Friday’s attack at London Bridge has been named as University of Cambridge graduate Jack Merritt. He was one of two people killed when 28-year-old Usman Khan launched the attack at a Cambridge University conference on prisoner rehabilitation. Khan, who had been jailed over a terror plot, was shot dead by police after ...

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Trump to decide if he wants lawyers at impeachment hearings

Photo: President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as he steps off Air Force One, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., at the Palm Beach International Airport, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee asked President Donald Trump on Friday to say whether he’ll send his attorneys to participate in impeachment proceedings ...

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Many trying to politicise Khaleda’s conviction: PM

Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said many people are trying to give political colour to the conviction of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on graft charges. “It’s not a political case…it’s completely a corruption case. But many want to give a political colour to it. We didn’t file any case against her with any political motive,” she said. ...

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrate Thanksgiving with “too much food”

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas had a grand Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family at their residence in the US on Thursday, reports The Indian Express. The power couple shared several videos and clicks on their Instagram accounts, raving about the grand feast.Posting a click of herself and Nick Jonas, Priyanka wished her fans on the occasion of ...

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Maradona’s 10-man Gimnasia hold Banfield

Diego Maradona’s Gimnasia La Plata earned a 1-1 draw at Banfield in the Argentinian Superliga on Friday despite playing for more than an hour with just 10 men. Eric Ramirez put Gimnasia ahead from close range in the 13th minute but the visitors suffered a double blow shortly after Nelson Insfran brought down Reinaldo Lenis, earning the goalkeeper a second ...

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Five tips to stay fit this wedding season

Weddings are synonymous with joy, big and loud gatherings and lots of delicious food — which also means taking some time off our diet and consuming loads of calories. So while you are savouring the delicacies, it’s advisable to keep a check on what you are eating, reports The Indian Express. WalkingA full course meal during festivals includes everything from ...

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Iraqi prime minister to resign in wake of deadly protests

Iraq’s embattled premier announced Friday he would resign in keeping with the wishes of the country’s top cleric, as renewed violence added to a soaring death toll in two months of anti-government protests. Adel Abdel Mahdi’s written statement was greeted with cheers and blaring music across Baghdad’s iconic Tahrir Square, where demonstrators have massed since early October against a ruling ...

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Bangladesh elected Unesco executive board Vice Chairperson

Bangladesh has been elected Vice Chairperson of the Unesco Executive Board from the electoral group four – Asian and Pacific States – for the next two years. The Executive Board is one of the three constitutional organs of Unesco (the others being the General Conference and the Secretariat) and it is elected by the General Conference, confirmed Bangladesh Embassy in ...

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German jobless rate stays at 4.8% despite lackluster economy

Germany’s unemployment rate was static at 4.8% in November as the labor market remained robust despite the lackluster performance of Europe’s biggest economy. The Federal Labor Agency said Friday some 2.18 million people were registered as unemployed, 24,000 fewer than the previous month and 6,000 fewer than a year earlier. The unadjusted jobless rate – the headline figure in Germany ...

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