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Why should brush your lips with a toothbrush

So far, we knew that a toothbrush is reserved exclusively for the cleaning of teeth. And then when the bristles wear out, for the cleaning of obscure spaces within the house, reports The Indian Express. But, did you know you can rub the toothbrush on your lips, too? As odd and painful as that may read, science says that by ...

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Sania Mirza loses 26 kg in 4 months; this is her secret

Sania Mirza, who gave birth to her son on October 30, 2018, recently shared her weight loss journey on social media, reports The Indian Express. She took to Instagram to reveal that she had lost almost 26 kg in four months — from 89 kg to 63 kg. The tennis player, who welcomed baby boy Izhaan with cricketer Shoaib Malik, ...

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Singapore confirms second Bangladeshi coronavirus patient

Another Bangladeshi worker in Singapore has been infected with coronavirus, the health ministry of Singapore has confirmed. The 39-year-old had worked at Seletar Aerospace Heights, the same location where another Bangladeshi was found to have the virus, The Straits Times reports. Both did not share the same premises, according to the report.The Bangladeshi is one of the two men in ...

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Trawler capsize in Bay: Case filed against 19

A case has been filed against 19 people in connection with the trawler capsize near the St. Martin’s Island in the Bay of Bengal which left 15 Rohingyas dead and 52 others ‘missing’. Pradeep Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, said police filed the case on Wednesday. Besides, police in a drive from Tuesday night till Wednesday morning arrested ...

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Why Baul singer Shariat won’t be granted bail: HC

Baul singer Shariat Sarkar. The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking to know from authorities concerned as to why Baul singer Shariat Sarkar will not get bail. The HC bench of Justice Md Emdadul Huq and Justice Md Akram Hossain Chowdhury issued the rule after hearing a writ petition. The respondents will have to reply to the rule ...

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New virus has infected more than 45,100 people globally

Photo: In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker inspects the operation of a 3D printer at the additive manufacturing research and application center of the Hunan Vanguard Group Co., Ltd. in the economic development zone of Changsha city in central China’s Hunan Province. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 45,100 people globally. ...

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China’s new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1,100

Photo: In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a police officer operates a drone carrying a QR code placard near an expressway toll station in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong Province. China on Wednesday reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total ...

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One killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A rickshaw puller was killed when a truck hit a rickshaw in city’s Surma Market area on Wednesday morning. The deceased Rafiqul Islam was a resident of Chand Mia Colony, a suburb area in Sylhet and son of Lutfar Rahman of Taraganj upazila in Rangpur district. The accident took place around 7:30 am when a goods-laden truck ...

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Will light up every house by ‘Mujib Borsho’: PM

Photo:PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will light up every house across the country within the ‘Mujib Borsho’ (Mujib Year) by bringing all people under the electricity coverage. “Some 40 out of our 64 districts are now under full electricity coverage. We’ve been able to ensure cent percent electrification of villages in 410 upazilas. We’ll light ...

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Early childhood dev, education of girlchild UNICEF’s priorities: Envoy

  Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the President of the UNICEF’s Executive Board for 2020, Ambassador Rabab Fatima has said early childhood development and empowerment and education of girlchild are among the priorities of UNICEF for the current year. Ambassador Fatima revealed this on Tuesday in New York while presiding over the first regular session of the ...

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