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Jatiya Party council today

The ninth national council of Jatiya Party (JaPa) will start on Saturday morning in the capital. The council is scheduled to commence from 10am at the Engineers Institute. Jatiya Party is going to create a new post, chief patron, for party founder HM Ershad’s widow Raushon Ershad in its national council. GM Quader will remain in the post of chairman. ...

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Stomach cancer more lethal below 60 years

A high proportion of stomach cancer patients who are below the age of 60 suffer from a specific and genetically unique form of the disease that spreads much more rapidly and is resistant to traditional chemotherapy, a new study has found. The Mayo Clinic research that was published in the journal Surgery points towards the increasing rates of early-onset stomach ...

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City Polls: 20-party backs BNP candidates

The 20-party alliance on Friday extended its support to BNP’s mayoral candidates in the elections to Dhaka south and north city corporations. BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan came up with the announcement after a meeting of the alliance at its chairperson’s Gulshan office. Besides, he said, their meeting decided to hold a discussion in the city on December ...

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Dhaka, Hanoi to work to double bilateral trade volume by 2021

Bangladesh, Vietnam identify priority areas on trade, investment fronts Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh and Vietnam want to work closely to enhance the bilateral trade volume from around $1 billion to $2 billion by 2021. The two countries held the second meeting of the Joint Trade Committee (JTC) in Hanoi on Thursday-Friday and discussed ways to double the bilateral trade volume. Dhaka ...

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Hundreds gather at Delhi’s Jama Masjid to protest

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Jama Masjid in the old quarter of Delhi to protest against citizenship law. Delhi Police has made elaborate arrangements to check and deal with any untoward situation in the national capital and large gatherings have been banned in several sensitive areas of the city. Flag marches were conducted in some areas of northeast ...

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BNP’s participation in city polls is a suicidal act: Gayeshwar

The participation of Bangladesh National Party (BNP) in the upcoming Dhaka city corporation polls is like committing suicide knowingly, its standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy said. He made the comparison while talking to reporters after paying tribute to BNP founder Ziaur Rahman at his grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the city on Friday. Marking the 41st founding anniversary of ...

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Cocktail blasted near BNP’s Nayapaltan office

A cocktail was blasted in front of BNP central office at Nayapaltan in the capital on Friday afternoon. No casualties were reported in the explosion. The explosion of a small-sized cocktail took place at 3:00pm as BNP men were thronging the office with processions to collect BNP tickitets for upcoming elections to DSCC and DNCC.

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Cold wave likely to continue, spread

A mild cold wave which is sweeping over the regions of Panchagarh, Dinajpur & Nilphamari may continue  and spread further, according to a Met office forecast. Light rain/drizzle is likely to occur at a few places over Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Khulna, Barisal, Dhaka, Mymensingh & Rajshahi divisions as seasonal low lies over ...

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Liverpool thrash Leicester to stretch lead as Tottenham, Man Utd close on Chelsea

Liverpool stretched their Premier League lead to 13 points by outclassing second-placed Leicester in a 4-0 win on Boxing Day as Manchester United and Tottenham cut the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea. Mikel Arteta got off to an underwhelming start as Arsenal manager with a 1- 1 draw at Bournemouth, but Carlo Ancelotti had a more positive impact on his Everton ...

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Kareena Kapoor on why Aamir Khan asked her to audition for Laal Singh Chaddha

Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has said she auditioned for the first time in her career for Laal Singh Chaddha, adding that she agreed to it only because it was Aamir Khan, reports Hindustan Times. Aamir and Kareena have worked together in Talaash and 3 Idiots.Directed by Advait Chauhan, Laal Singh Chaddha will hit the theatres on Christmas 2020. It ...

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