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Sand lifting in Moulvibazar continues without let-up

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Unabated sand lifting from different points of Monu River is posing a serious threat to the people living on its banks in Sadar upazila. Witnesses said leaseholders, backed by influential groups, were lifting sands in Amua, Chanpur, Shewaijuri and Sumarai areas without paying heed to rules and regulations. As per the national lease policy, sand lifting is ...

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Plant-based diet could help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests study

Doctors have long suggested that a healthy diet along with regular exercise, healthy body weight and keeping away from smoking are some ways to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Now, a study suggests that consuming a plant-based diet including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts as part of one’s daily diet as opposed to refined ...

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Buet students threaten to lock buildings

Dhaka, Oct 10 : Agitating Buet students on Thursday threatened to lock all academic and administrative buildings on the campus if Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saiful Islam do not meet them by 2pm Friday. The protesters also threatened to hinder this year’s admission test scheduled for October 14 if their demands are not met. They made the announcement on the fourth ...

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Messi-less Argentina earn 2-2 draw against Germany

Argentina’s forward Lucas Alario (C) celebrates scoring the 2-1 goal during the friendly football match Germnay v Argentina at the Signal-Iduna Park in Dortmund, western Germany on October 9, 2019. An experimental Germany team leaked two second-half goals Wednesday as a weakened Argentina side, minus superstar Lionel Messi, earned a 2-2 draw in a friendly in Dortmund. Germany flew into ...

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93 more Bangladeshi workers deported by Saudi Arabia

Dhaka, Oct 10 : A number of Bangladeshis deported by Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night amid a crackdown on illegal workers say they have legal documents. Saudi Airlines flight ‘SV 804’ carrying 93 workers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:25pm, said Shariful Hasan, head of Brac Migration Programme. This month, 534 Bangladeshi workers have been sent back by ...

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Abrar Murder: Buet Chhatra League leader Amit Shaha held in city

Dhaka, Oct 10 : Amit Shaha, a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s Buet unit, was arrested from the city’s Sabujbagh area on Thursday over the killing of Abrar Fahad. Amit is a 16th batch student of civil engineering department. Tipped-off, a team of DB police conducted a drive in the area and arrested him around 11am, said Masudur Rahman, Deputy ...

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White House and Democrats fight over rules for impeachment

Washington, Oct 9 : The U.S. Constitution gives the House “the sole power of impeachment” — but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. In vowing to halt all cooperation with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, the White House on Tuesday labeled the investigation “illegitimate” based on its own reading ...

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Winning start for Bangladesh in SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship

The Bangladesh U-15 girls’ soccer team got off to a winning start as they blanked host Bhutan by 2-0 goals in their opening match of SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship held today (Wednesday) at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan. In the day’s match, Shaheda Akter Ripa opened an account for Bangladesh scoring the first goal in the 22nd minute while Rozina ...

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Dr Yunus faces arrest warrant

Dhaka, Oct 9 : A court here on Wednesday issued a warrant for the arrest of Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus in three cases filed over sacking three employees of Grameen Communications. Chairman of the 3rd Dhaka Labour Court Rahibul Islam issued the warrant as Yunus did not appear before the court responding to its order issued on Wednesday. Yunus’ ...

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Rohingya crisis: UK pledges further support

Dhaka, Oct 9 : The United Kingdom has pledged further support over the Rohingya crisis to help with food, health care, sanitation and counselling for victims of sexual violence. During a visit to Bangladesh last week, UK government’s International Development Minister Baroness Sugg announced a further £30 million of UK aid support, on top of the UK’s recent pledge of ...

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