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B’desh ODI captain

Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza has registered a landslide victory in the 11th general elections, becoming the first active cricketer in the country to be elected as a lawmaker.

Mortaza, an Awami League candidate for Narail-2 constituency, got 274,418 votes while his rival Jatiya Oikya Front alliance nominee Fariduzzaman Farhad received 8,006 votes, according to the results announced by the Election Commission. The total number of votes in the Narail-2 constituency is 317,844. Mortaza's vote share amounts to over 96 per cent, the Dhaka Tribune reported.

MELBOURNE HIGH

India took giant strides towards winning their first ever series on Australian soil in seven decades by retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a comprehensive 137-run win in the third Test on Sunday.

Taking an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series, India will retain the coveted trophy even if the series is drawn level at Sydney as they have won the previous series at home in 2017. It took only 27 balls on the fifth day afternoon as Jasprit Bumrah (3/53) and Ishant Sharma (2/40) completed the formalities in what turned out to be India’s 150th Test victory.

Salman Khan turns 53

Salman Khan turned 53 on Thursday. And a hoard of heartfelt wishes showered on social media for him from the members of film fraternity.

The Tiger Zinda Hai star , while speaking to the media ahead of his birthday celebrations on Wednesday, said love and respect of the audience is more precious to him than his stardom.

"I am happy that people love me so much. Stardom matters in a way but what makes me more happy is the love and respect of people and that they trust me a lot. This all means a lot to me," he said.

Priyanka, Nick get their Simpsons caricatures

The Simpsons" illustrators Stefano Monda and Rino Russo seemed to have given a gift to the newly-wedded couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas who now have their own caricatures from the world of the fictitious town of Springfield. The Quantico star took to Instagram to share the two cartoons that were a play on their twin wedding in Indian city of Jodhpur where they were dressed in traditional white and red colours to honour the roots of the couple.

Kohli’s message for batsmen

Their patchy performance has stuck out like a sore thumb during the first two Tests and India skipper Virat Kohli urged his batsmen to complement the superb effort of his bowling unit in the upcoming Boxing Day Test against Australia starting Wednesday.

While Kohli gave a batting masterclass on a challenging track in Perth, Cheteshwar Pujara had played a decisive role in team's win Adelaide but other batsmen have not contributed much unlike bowlers, who have picked 40 wickets in four innings.

Heritage Transport Museum turns five

India’s first and only comprehensive transport museum "Heritage Transport Museum" recently turned five. The place brings alive the history and evolution of transport heritage in India through a rich and diverse collection of vehicles and associated memorabilia.

Hold up, Beyonce did not release new music

There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday.

Under the name Queen Carter, the albums "Have Your Way" and "Back Up, Rewind" appeared on Spotify and Apple Music, featuring demos, previously released songs and unreleased tracks by Beyonce. Hours later, they were removed.

Priyanka, Nick host reception in Mumbai for family, friends

Newly wed couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas hosted their wedding reception for family and friends in Mumbai.It seems celebrations have not ended for Priyanka and Nick as 19 days after their grand wedding, the first reception in the city was held for family, friends and the media at a suburban hotel in Juhu on Wednesday evening. Another reception is scheduled for Thursday evening for Bollywood celebrities at a five-star hotel in suburban Bandra.

The venue was decorated with white lilies, orchids and candles, featuring an entwined N and P in the backdrop.

Katrina Kaif, Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma promote Zero @Indian Idol

With just days to go before the release of their film Zero - the main cast of the film, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma were spotted at a studio shooting for a special episode of Indian Idol. All three stars seemed to be having a lot of fun while shooting for the reality show and the host, Manish Paul, seemed to be keeping them in splits.

SRK and his leading ladies Katrina and Anushka have been doing interviews and making appearances on TV shows to promote their upcoming film. Directed by Aanand L Rai, Zero is scheduled to release on 21 December. 

Sonam Kapoor named PETA India's person of the year

Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor has been named PETA India's person of the year for 2018 for her animal advocacy efforts.

A statement from the animal rights body People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India said Kapoor has taken various actions for animals including praising vegan eating and keeping animal skins out of her handbag line -- Rheson.

Whether she’s enjoying vibrant vegan meals or rallying her fans to do their part to stop animal suffering, Sonam Kapoor never hesitates to help animals any way she can.

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