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Rezaul Karim shifted to Fisheries Ministry

SM Rezaul Karim, Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru & Sharif Ahmed. In a reshuffle in the cabinet, SM Rezaul Karim has been shifted to the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry from the Housing and Public Works Ministry while two junior ministers have been given new charges. The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Thursday. Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, who ...

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Activist Ishaque Kazal’s funeral held

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Outstanding senior journalist, acclaimed author of Bangla Academy Award winner, freedom fighter, UK Nirmul Committee’s Honourable President, Ishaque Kazal’s funeral was held on 12 February, who died on 7 February at Romford’s Queens Hospital. He had been ill for a while and was undergoing treatment. He was born on 28 February 1948 in the village of ...

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What is box breathing?

Box breathing is basically a breathing exercise that improves your nervous system and makes you calm. It is a relaxation technique that aims to bring our breathing back into a rhythm. It can also be seen as resetting your breath and is an effective technique for people who undergo stressful situations, those prone to panic attacks or students trying to ...

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Nazmul Hassan new Bangladesh envoy to Maldives

New High Commissioner of Bangladesh Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan. The government has appointed Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the Maldives. Nazmul Hassan was commissioned in the Bangladesh Navy on 01 July 1986, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Thursday. In his long career, he has served in various staff, instructional and ...

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South Africa beats England by 1 run in tense Twenty20

South Africa held its nerve as fast bowler Lungi Ngidi defended seven off the last over for a tense one-run win over England in the first Twenty20 on Wednesday. Ngidi took two wickets in that last over as England fell just short. Needing three runs off the last ball to win, and two to tie and force a Super Over, ...

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44 more novel coronavirus cases on Japan ship

Another 44 people on board a cruise ship moored off Japan’s coast have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the country’s health minister said Thursday. Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said the 44 new cases were from another 221 new tests. They raise the number of infections detected on the Diamond Princess to 218, in addition to a quarantine officer who ...

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Sushmita Sen to make her digital debut with ‘Aarya’

Former Miss Universe and Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen is a one-woman army, who manages her business, charity and family altogether. The actress lives fully up to her title, as she successfully raised two daughters.Amidst, her busy schedule, she enjoys a massive fan following and always likes to keep her fans updated with new things happening in her life, reports The ...

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Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to more record highs. Technology stocks powered much of the rally as investors focused on the latest batch of mostly solid company earnings reports. The latest gains came as worries about the economic impact of the virus outbreak that originated in China continued to subside. ...

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Global death toll from coronavirus rises to 1,357

The Hubei health authority reported that 242 more people died from the coronavirus in Hubei province on Wednesday, raising the death toll in the epicenter since the beginning of the outbreak to 1,310, reports CNN. This brings the total number of deaths in mainland China to at least 1,355. The global death toll is at least 1,357, with one death ...

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14 killed in bus-truck collision in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad

Fourteen people were killed and several others injured when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed a stationary truck on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway late on Wednesday night, the police said. The injured have been moved to the PGI at Safai in Etawah for treatment. Of those injured, 35 are said to be in serious condition. Sources say that ...

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