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Mexican actress Aparicio named UNESCO ambassador

The United Nations’ cultural agency UNESCO has appointed Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio as its goodwill ambassador for indigenous peoples. The 25-year-old actress made history as the first indigenous performer nominated for a best actress honor at the Academy Awards this year for her performance in the film “Roma”, in which she speaks in an indigenous language and in Spanish, reports ...

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Bangladesh booming, says PM explaining why

‘Bangladesh is a stable, humanitarian state with responsible leadership New Delhi, Oct 4 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh offers the international community a “stable and humanitarian” state, where leadership is “responsive and responsible”. “That’s coupled with sound macro-economic fundamentals – and our pragmatic and open economy shall continue to set global trends and the example of a ...

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Export products to India, beyond by investing in Bangladesh: PM to Indian investors

Bangladesh’s strategic location provides tremendous potential, she says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the inaugural session of India-Bangladesh Business Forum at the Hotel ITC Maurya in the capital city of India on Friday, Oct 4, 2019. Photo: PID New Delhi, Oct 4 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday urged big Indian investors to set up industries in Bangladesh ...

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1,500 mts of onion start entering Bangladesh from India

Photo: 60 onion-laden trucks containing over 1,500 mt of onion started entering Bangladesh on Friday, Oct 4, 2019. Hili (Dinajpur), Oct 4 : A consignment of around 1,500 metric tonnes of onion loaded in 60 trucks under LCs opened before the existing ban started entering Bangladesh on Friday. Sanjit Kumar Majumder, secretary of Hili Exporters & Customs Clearing Agents Association, ...

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Paralysed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists said Wednesday was a breakthrough providing hope to tetraplegics seeking to regain movement. The patient trained for months, harnessing his brain signals to control a computer-simulated avatar to perform basic movements before using the robot device to walk. Doctors who ...

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‘Village Supermarket’ in Khulna fails to take off

Opened amid much fanfare over a year back, the ‘Village Supermarket’ in Dumuria upazila to facilitate farmers to sell their agricultural commodities at fair prices, has failed to pick up the pace, clouding its much-hyped goals. Non-availability of loans by farmers, the reluctance of buyers to measurement through metre scales and lack of sincerity of the implementing agency are said ...

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BB seeks bank info of Assistant IGP Anisur, wife ex-MP Fatema

The Bangladesh Bank has asked for information about the bank accounts of Assistant Inspector General of Police Anisur Rahman, his wife and former Awami League MP Fatema Tuzzahura and their children. The Financial Intelligence Unit of the central bank on Thursday directed the banks to provide bank information of the mentioned people within three working days. The move came following ...

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Vaping-linked lung injury kills 18 in US

The number of patients suffering from probable lung injury associated with e-cigarette use has surged to more than a thousand, US health authorities said Thursday, while the death toll from the outbreak now stands at 18. Officials have yet to identify the cause for the outbreak, which dates back to June, and are pursuing multiple lines of investigation. A report ...

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Bikini model received $15 million ‘gift’ from Lebanese PM

The embattled prime minister of Lebanon showered his 20-year-old bikini-model mistress with lavish gifts and millions of dollars after they met at a luxury resort in the Seychelles, according to a new report. Saad Hariri, who is married with three children, gave Candice van der Merwe, a professional model, more than $15 million, an Audi R8 Spyder and a Land Rover Evoque after meeting her at ...

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Barack, Michelle Obama share heartfelt posts on 27th anniversary

The former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, have completed 27 years together on Thursday, are still ”feeling the magic” that brought them together. Both made sure to wish each other on the special occasion by sharing heartwarming posts and it is the sweetest thing you’ll see on the internet today. Barack posted a photo featuring the ...

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