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Shahadat banned from NCL, may face one-year suspension

Former national pacer Shahadat Hossain Rajib was banned from the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL) after physically assaulting his teammate Arafat Sunny Junior during their side Dhaka Division’s second day’s play against Khulna Division in the sixth and last round game at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Read More »

Dengue situation may worsen after Eid

The dengue situation across the country keeps getting worse every day with the authorities fearing further deterioration during and after the Eid-ul-Azha celebrations. The number of dengue patients admitted to hospitals has been increasing since the beginning of August, sources in the ministry of Health and Family Planning said. According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 2,200-3,000 people afflicted ... Read More »

Alia may sing for own music video

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt, who has crooned a few songs in her movies, may soon release and feature in her own music video. Pinkvilla and Mumbai Mirror claimed that Alia may sing a song and feature in the music video, which will be released on her recently announced YouTube channel. Announcing her channel, Alia had said in a video, “I ... Read More »

New UK rules to end gender stereotypes in ads may go further

by Magadlena Zawisza Advertisers still often hit consumers with gender stereotypes. And do they often miss—at their own business expense. Remember the infamous ‘beach body ready’ campaign from 2015 for the supplement brand Protein World? It’s the one that challenged passersby with a steel-gazed, bikini clad, perfectly toned model and the slogan ‘Are you beach body ready?’. And what about ... Read More »

Arsenic-laced water may cause more young deaths

Chronic exposure to higher arsenic concentration through drinking water may cause more deaths in young adults in a number of different diseases, says a new study. It reveals the different diseases include cardio-vascular disease (related to the heart), cerebro-vascular disease (related to the brain) and respiratory disease (related to the lungs) can be the consequences of the toxic effects of ... Read More »

May: UK to seek further Brexit delay, try to break logjam

London, Apr 3 (AP/UNB) — With Britain racing toward a chaotic exit from the European Union within days, Prime Minister Theresa May veered away from the cliff-edge Tuesday, saying she would seek another Brexit delay and hold talks with the opposition to seek a compromise. May made the announcement after the EU’s chief negotiator warned that a disruptive and costly ... Read More »

Israeli forces’ 2018 Gaza actions may constitute war crimes

Geneva (Kanaga Raja) – During the large-scale demonstrations that began in Gaza on 30 March 2018, individual members of the Israeli Security Forces, in the course of their response to the demonstrations, killed and injured civilians who were neither directly participating in hostilities, nor posing an imminent threat, a UN probe has found. These serious violations of human rights and ... Read More »

EU says no to May on Brexit renegotiating deal

Theresa May’s bid to make her Brexit deal more acceptable to MPs have suffered a blow after EU leaders said it was “not open for renegotiation”. She wants legal assurances on the Irish backstop to help her deal get through the UK Parliament, where many of her own MPs say they cannot support it. The PM said the deal was ... Read More »

Trump told me to sue the EU: May

Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC. The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference he had given her a suggestion – but she had found it too “brutal”. Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr what it was he had said, she replied: “He ... Read More »

UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security

An extra £44.5m is to be spent beefing up Channel border security, the UK government is to say later. It will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology in Calais and other border points. It comes as French President Emmanuel Macron visits the UK for a summit with Theresa May. Read More »

Trump hits out at May after far-right video tweets

Donald Trump has told UK Prime Minister Theresa May to focus on “terrorism” in the UK after she criticised his sharing of far-right videos. “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom,” Mr Trump tweeted. The US president had earlier retweeted three inflammatory videos posted online by a British ... Read More »

May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit ‘deadlock’

Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later for a dinner with EU leaders in a bid to end a stalemate over Brexit. The meeting, with chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, comes days after the pair said talks were in “deadlock”. Brexit Secretary David Davis will join Mrs May for the meeting, ahead of this week’s ... Read More »

May rejects claims UK is losing global influence

Theresa May has rejected claims the UK is losing global influence because of Brexit, insisting it will continue to be “bold” on the world stage. Speaking at the G20 summit in Hamburg, the prime minister said in areas like free trade and counter-terrorism, the UK remained a key international player. Read More »