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Day: March 19, 2017

Offering Namaz regularly can reduce back pain: reveals study
ENGLISH, Life Style

Offering Namaz regularly can reduce back pain: reveals study

    Five times a day, approximately 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide bow, kneel and place their heads on the ground in the direction of the holy city of Mecca. The prayer, known as the Salat, is one of the five obligatory elements of the faith set forth by the holy book, the Qur'an. According to a recent study, praying five times a day can work miracles for you in this world as well. A recently conducted study concluded that owing to the pivotal postures of sujood and ruku during Salah, the problem of lower back pain can be solved. There's spiritual blessing and more when it comes to praying Salah. The Muslim prayer, which is offered five times a day and once a week in congregation with others, can reduce lower back pain. According to the study, if performed regularly, the postur...
Bangladesh clinch historic 100th Test
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Bangladesh clinch historic 100th Test

    Bangladesh clinch historic 100th Test match beating Sri Lanka by four wickets to level Joy Bangla Cup series 1-1 in Colombo on Sunday. Bangladesh celebrated their 100th Test match in style with a maiden victory over Sri Lanka beating Islanders by four wickets on the 5th and final day of the 2nd Test match of the two-match Joy Bangla Cup Test Series at P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday, sending out a message that they can beat any formidable team in test cricket as well. Captain Mushfiqur Rahim was unbeaten on 22 while Mehedi Hasan was not out on two after hitting the winning runs. Chasing a target of 191 runs, Bangladesh opened the second innings and reached their target scoring match winners 191 for six wickets in 57.5 overs, featuring as polished 82 runs by opener Tamim I...
Germany’s reaction to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s White House visit
ENGLISH, Europe

Germany’s reaction to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s White House visit

    A strong relationship with the United States is a bedrock of German foreign policy, so when Chancellor Angela Merkel met President Trump on Friday, German journalists and analysts scrutinized their body language and the tone of their remarks for clues about how they might work together. Not warm, but not distant, wrote the left-leaning newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in its online edition on Saturday. It could have been a lot worse, Germany’s mass-circulation daily, Bild, wrote of the relationship that is the cornerstone of the NATO alliance and vital to global security. Sign Up For the Morning Newsletter Briefing The initial reaction from Ms. Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, emphasized the positives. Mr. Seibert welcomed Mr. Trump’s support of efforts to resolve the cri...
Attack on former UK envoy Anwar Choudury: SC upholds death penalty of Mufti Hannan
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Attack on former UK envoy Anwar Choudury: SC upholds death penalty of Mufti Hannan

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Sunday upheld the death sentence of Harkat-ul-Jihad (Huji) chief Mufti Abdul Hannan and two others in a case filed over the grenade attack on ex-British envoy to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004. A three-member HC bench, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha, passed the order after hearing of the review petition filed by the three death row convicts, clearing the way to execute the death sentence, said Attorney General Mahbubey Alam. On 7 December, 2016, a SC bench headed by Justice SK Sinha upheld the death penalty of the three in the case rejecting the appeal filed by Mufti Hannan and Sharif Shahedul Alam alias Bipul seeking a review of the High Court verdict that had upheld their death sentence. Two Huji men, including its chief ...
Pro-Trump Chants At March Against Racism in central London
ENGLISH, London

Pro-Trump Chants At March Against Racism in central London

    Members of far-right group Britain First were cornered by protesters at Saturday’s March Against Racism in central London after they attempted to rally against the demo’s call for unity. Leader Paul Golding was among those from the hate group seen attempting to launch a counter protest - eventually being protected by a line of police officers while chanting: Donald Trump, we love you. Footage posted to social media appears to show those attending the anti-racism demo shouting at Golding and others holding flags of St George: Fascist scum, off our streets. Golding, who was imprisoned last year for breaching a court order by leading a so-called mosque invasion, is seen attempting to remonstrate with attendees before police officers intervene. Attendees jostled with the group...