National

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ECNEC okays Ghorashal 3rd unit re-powering project

DHAKA,  - The government has launched Ghorashal 3rd Unit Re-powering project involving Taka 2,519 crore, which would provide additional 246 MW power to the national grid to meet the growing demand of power, reports BSS. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved the project today at its 22nd meeting held at the […]

International

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Anti-Islamist general named Libya army chief

BENGHAZI, Libya,  - A once-retired general leading a sweeping offensive against Islamists has been named head of the Libyan army loyal to the country’s internationally recognised parliament, an official said Monday, in a move expected to deepen divisions in the conflict-riven nation, reports BSS. “I’ve chosen Major General Khalifa Belgacem Haftar for the post of […]

Sports

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Cricket: Misbah hopes Pakistan handle flights and fights

NAPIER, New Zealand,  - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes his team’s exhausting trans-Tasman flight schedule won’t undermine their World Cup hopes as they prepare to tackle the amateurs of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, reports BSS. “The next six days are going to be very tough for us with flights and three games but that’s […]

Entertainment

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Ten themes from Milan fashion week

MILAN,  - As Milan fashion week hands over the baton to Paris, winding up a whirlwind show which saw historic brands revitalised and young designers triumph, here are 10 themes from the autumn/winter 2015 collections, reports BSS. – The bedroom look: At the hottest show of the season, Gucci’s brand new creative director, Alessandro Michele, […]

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Nobanno Utsav in city

Entertainment Desk A new attraction has begun in the city on 20th November, and that is a three day Nobanno Utsav. The festival is being held in Ramna Botomul. The festival will be featuring many traditional cultures of the country, including that of dances, food and others that are connected with the festival. Moreover, traditional […]

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A customer service complain from 1750 BC

Interesting News A letter inscribed in an ancient clay tablet, dating from 1750 BC corresponding to the period of Old Babylon, and currently at the British Museum, could be one of the oldest customer service complaint letter found. The complaint was made by a certain Nanni to Ea-nasir regarding the delivery of the wrong grade […]

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Ten themes from Milan fashion week

MILAN,  - As Milan fashion week hands over the baton to Paris, winding up a whirlwind show which saw historic brands revitalised and young designers triumph, here are 10 themes from the autumn/winter 2015 collections, reports BSS. – The bedroom look: At the hottest show of the season, Gucci’s brand new creative director, Alessandro Michele, […]

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Shraddha Kapoor in ‘Rock On 2′

New Delhi, – The 2008 film ‘Rock On’ which was urban, youth-centric and had music as its central point was received well by the audiences. Now, the latest buzz is that the makers are planning a sequel to this hit musical drama, and it is none other than beautiful Shraddha Kapoor, who has been finalised […]

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AR Rahman’s ‘Urvashi Urvashi’ inspires Will.i.am’s new song ‘Birthday’

Entertainment Desk : Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman’s 1994 chartbuster ‘Urvashi Urvashi’ has inspired American singer-songwriter Will.i.am’s new song ‘Birthday’. The ‘Mozart of Madras’ is excited about the creative partnership. “Excited to creatively partner with Will.i.am to recreate an early popular track of mine in a new flavour,” Rahman posted on his Facebook page Wednesday. […]

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Shah Rukh Khan’s new show to go live on March 2

TBT Entertainment Desk:   The newest entrant in the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) space, will go on air March 2, also marking the launch of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s new reality TV show “India Poochega… Sabse Shana Kaun?” The show will be aired every Monday to Friday at 9.00 pm, said a statement. […]

Business

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Oligarch Mikhail Fridman in row over North Sea deal

UK: The UK government has said it will block the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to a Russian oligarch, reports Reuters. The Department of Energy said it opposed the deal “in its current form”. The North Sea assets are owned by German company RWE Dea, which is being sold to a […]

Lifestyle

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How to use cinnamon in your beauty routine

Dhaka,  - While cinnamon is a spice that lends great flavour to your food, it can also be used in your make-up and skincare routine! We tell you how, reports UNB. Use it like a bronzer. Combine cinnamon, nutmeg, corn starch and cocoa powder and mix them together. Check the colour; if you want a […]

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5 Uncommon Tips to Beat a Cold or the Flu

TBT Health Desk:   It’s that time of year again: Time for sore throats, sniffles and shivers. We recently spoke with Dr. Woodson Merrell, M.D., Executive Director of the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Center for Health and Healing in New York City, who shared some great tips and tricks to avoid getting taken down by […]

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How to use cinnamon in your beauty routine

Dhaka,  - While cinnamon is a spice that lends great flavour to your food, it can also be used in your make-up and skincare routine! We tell you how, reports UNB. Use it like a bronzer. Combine cinnamon, nutmeg, corn starch and cocoa powder and mix them together. Check the colour; if you want a […]

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JU Butterfly Fair on Friday

Humaun Kabir, JU correspondent: If Butterflies fly in the sky, the nature will get new speed’’ bearing this slogan Jahangirnagar University will organize fifth butterflies fair on Friday . The fair will be held at University‘s Zahir Raihan auditorium.Convener of the program, Zoology Prof. Md Monowar hossain tuhin said at a press conference on Wednesday […]

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The trees planted by Sarat Chandra

Parts of the house-like the mud-walled kitchen-collapsed and the house was damaged in the 1978 floods, the Zilla Parishad undertook its repair spending INR77000. After it was declared as a Heritage or Historical Site by the Clause 2 of the West Bengal Heritage Commission Act 2001 (Act IX of 2001)[3][4] Act IX of 2001 in […]

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Public Health: Nipah virus returns!

Munira Tasnim Karim The virulent disease which has caused death of two people at Manda upazila in Naogaon last week is the deadly infectious disease Niv or Nipah virus. NiV is a genus of Henipavirus and it is the member of Paramyxoviridae family. As a viral disease, it can affect both human and animals. NiV […]

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Which type of energy will be the cheapest source of power?

Solar energy plants will soon deliver the most inexpensive power available in many parts of the world within a decade, according to a new analysis of the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE). By 2025, the cost of producing solar power in the UK will have declined to between 4.2 and 10.3 pence per kilowatt hour […]

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Wikipedia eyes to make it available to all in Bangladesh

DHAKA,  - Jimmy Wales, Co-founder of Wikipedia, today said they wants to make the Wikipedia available to all in Bangladesh, reports BSS. “The campaign ‘Internet for all’ is going on in the country as well as in the world and the Wikipedia wants to be a part of it, and that’s why Wikipedia has the […]

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