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Dutch beauty Youtuber unveils herself as transgender

A Dutch social media star who has millions of fans for her beauty tips videos has made an emotional revelation that she is transgender. Nikkie de Jager, 25, who is known as Nikkie Tutorials, made the admission in a video titled “I’m Coming Out” on Monday. She told her 12.7 million Youtube followers and 13.3 million Instagram followers that she ...

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Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell said he expected the House of Representatives to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber on Wednesday.“We believe that if that happens — in all ...

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Robi pays Tk 27.60 crore of BTRC’s audit claims

Robi Axiata Limited, country’s 2nd largest mobile phone operator, has paid Tk 27.60 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) as the first installment of Tk 138 crore of the dues as directed by the High Court. The mobile phone company deposited the money on Tuesday, BTRC Senior Assistant Director Zakir Hossain Khan told UNB. Robi has Tk 867.23 crore ...

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Tulip Siddiq appointed as UK shadow minister again

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq has been appointed as shadow early years minister from UK Labour Party. Tulip has been serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hampstead and Kilburn in the UK since 2015. She is the daughter of Sheikh Rehana, younger daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and a niece of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.She became the first Bangali ...

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas joining Amazon’s spy series ‘Citadel’

Priyanka Chopra Jonas will star opposite Richard Madden in the U.S. edition of “Citadel,” a drama series to be produced in conjunction with programs from several other countries. “The idea is to create a truly global, action-packed spy series,” Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke said. “It’s a totally innovative, multifaceted international approach to storytelling, and we can’t wait to tell ...

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Bangladesh’s Rabab Fatima elected President of UNICEF Executive Board

Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative (PR) to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected President of the UNICEF Executive Board at elections held Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New York. Serving alongside her as Vice-Presidents will be the PRs of Lithuania and Morocco, and DPRs of Brazil and Switzerland, according to a message from the Bangladesh Permanent Mission ...

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PM leaves Abu Dhabi for home

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Abu Dhabi for home this afternoon wrapping up her three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members took off from the Abu Dhabi International Airport at 6.05pm (local time). Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Muhammad Imran saw the premier off ...

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Tigers to tour Pakistan in three phases to play full series

After weeks of confusions and uncertainties, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have finally reached an agreement about the Bangladesh cricket team’s upcoming tour of Pakistan. As per media releases issued by the two boards on Tuesday, Bangladesh team will play two Tests, three T20Is and one ODI in Pakistan within the next three months in three ...

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Bangladesh on track to attain SDGs: PM

PID photo Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh is already on track to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the country gained a remarkable success in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). “We achieved a spectacular success in achieving MDGs and we’re already on track to achieve SDGs,” she said while replying to a question in an interview ...

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3.15km of Padma Bridge visible as 21st span installed

The 21st span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge was installed on Tuesday afternoon. With this installation, 3.15-km of the mega structure has now been visible. The 21st span among the total 41 was placed between the 32nd and the 33rd pillars at the Jajira point of the bridge around 3.00 pm, said Dewan Abdul Quader, an executive engineer of the ...

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