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Bangladesh, Myanmar launch joint drive against Arakan rebels

BANDARBAN : Bangladesh and Myanmar have launched a coordinated security clampdown against rebel Arakan Army while authorities called out army troops to join hands with paramilitary border guards here after a skirmish in the rugged southeastern hills, officials said yesterday, reports BSS. They said Myanmar troops launched a simultaneous drive on the borders as Bangladesh […]

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Ukraine police hurt in Kiev clashes over autonomy deal

Ukraine: Clashes have erupted between protesters and police in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, as MPs gave their initial backing to reforms for greater autonomy in the disputed east of the country, reports AP. At least 10 police were hurt in the violence when demonstrators tried to break down the fence around parliament. During a noisy […]

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India set Sri Lanka 386 runs to win series

Sports Desk India added 40 runs for the fall of two wickets 8.4 overs of batting since tea to set Sri Lanka an improbable target of 386. Sent in behind Amit Mishra after his failures with the bat earlier in the series, R Ashwin responded with a stylish half-century to match for grace Rohit Sharma’s […]

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Shadhona organizes annual dance scholarship programme

ENTERTAINMENT DESK Shadhona, a dance organisation, perfomred its annual dance scholarship in an award ceremony in Banani centre on Saturday. This year’s award was bagged by Ariful Iislam Arnob, a student of the organisation and an engineering graduate. The award was handed over by Lubna Marium, the artistic director of Shadhona. Zeenat Islam, the president […]

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Premiere show of ‘Ghashful’ held

The film ‘Ghasful’ made under the banner of Impress Telefilms is to be released on 15th May. The film has been directed by Akram Khan. Marking the release of the film a premiere show was organized at the Jamuna Future Park’s Blockbuster Cinema on 11th May. The event was attended by Channel I’s managing directed […]

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5 Most Impressive Blue Holes Around The World

TBT Desk A blue hole is an underwater sinkhole formed by the erosion of carbonate rocks and appears as a dark blue circle of water in the ocean. Blue holes are typically located in low-lying coastal regions, which were once above the sea level many thousand years ago. Intense karst activity – the process of […]

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Shadhona organizes annual dance scholarship programme

ENTERTAINMENT DESK Shadhona, a dance organisation, perfomred its annual dance scholarship in an award ceremony in Banani centre on Saturday. This year’s award was bagged by Ariful Iislam Arnob, a student of the organisation and an engineering graduate. The award was handed over by Lubna Marium, the artistic director of Shadhona. Zeenat Islam, the president […]

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Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible’ again tops US box office

LOS ANGELES,  – “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” fought off its competitors to claim the top spot on the North American box office chart for a second straight week, industry estimates showed Sunday, reports BSS. Tom Cruise returns as a top-secret agent battling a rogue global organization in the fifth installment of the blockbuster franchise. […]

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Send me your songs, asks Celine Dion eyeing new albums

PARIS, Aug 29, 2015 – Celine Dion is looking for help for her next two albums, so on Friday she put out the call: send me your songs. “It’s open to everyone,” the 47-year-old Canadian singer told French radio station RTL in an interview. “Any artist or composer can send me their art.” The unusual […]

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui ‘Honoured’ by New York Fest Award

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who bagged the Best Actor award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for Haraamkhor, said that he feels honoured. “I’m feeling very honoured to have received such a prestigious award at a big festival like this one. Thanking all for love and support always,” Nawazuddin said in a statement. In […]

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Energy stocks up despite sharp fall in indices

DHAKA: The share price indices fell sharply on Sunday, but energy issues were mostly active when market was downward for the entire session in a response to the mixed economic data that came over the weekend, BSS reported. The authorities last week adjusted upward the gas and power prices, which drew mixed public reaction. The […]

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Any person from Bangladesh may work as the President of United Nations.

A dream Hawker

Sajib: In l,…., the class 6 going boy, as usual after going to school heard that his best friend had been cast out of class for not wearing Uniform. This incident had hurt him very much. His friend could not buy Uniform that is why that boy was cast out. The boy’s friend father is 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 […]

Horoscope

Aries (March 21 – April 19) Creativity and romance are a good combination, Aries, and today both are in top form. Why not get out the good stationery and craft a love note that will set that special someone’s heart aflutter? Cater to your romantic nature, ideally with a partner at your side. Even if […]

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Any person from Bangladesh may work as the President of United Nations.

A dream Hawker

Sajib: In l,…., the class 6 going boy, as usual after going to school heard that his best friend had been cast out of class for not wearing Uniform. This incident had hurt him very much. His friend could not buy Uniform that is why that boy was cast out. The boy’s friend father is a […]

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Interview with Tasmia Rahman

Rakibul Hasan Tasmia Rahman, a SAYS photographer who recently demonstrated soaring success in covering Model SAARC Summit 2015. The summit is first of its kind, organized by region’s prominent youth platform, ‘South Asian Youth Society (SAYS)’ in collaboration of U.S Embassy Dhaka and in partnership of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh. A team of […]

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Philip D. Zelikow

Achievement Desk Philip David Zelikow (born September 21, 1954) is an American attorney, diplomat, academic and author. He has worked as the executive director of the 9/11 Commission, director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, and Counselor of the United States Department of State. He is the White Burkett […]

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Interview with Tasmia Rahman

Rakibul Hasan Tasmia Rahman, a SAYS photographer who recently demonstrated soaring success in covering Model SAARC Summit 2015. The summit is first of its kind, organized by region’s prominent youth platform, ‘South Asian Youth Society (SAYS)’ in collaboration of U.S Embassy Dhaka and in partnership of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh. A team of […]

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YCB celebrates foundation day

Sanzida Zaman Youth Club of Bangladesh (YCB) recently celebrated its 2nd Foundation Day at Bishaw Sahittyo Kendro on August 14, 2015. Members of YCB arranged types of events celebrating the day with full of joy and excellence. Abdullah Hasan , Director of YCB, Ashikur Rahman Saajib , director of YCB , Nusrat Khan CEO Radio […]

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Carbon credits undercut climate change actions

Matt McGrath The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study. The authors say that offsets created under a UN scheme “significantly undermined” efforts to tackle climate change. The credits may have increased emissions by 600 million tonnes. In some projects, chemicals […]

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Study finds peak months

Health Desk Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year. College students tend to try stimulants such as Adderall […]

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Facebook builds drone for internet access

Dave Lee Facebook has built its own drone that will bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world, the social network has announced. The drone – which has a wingspan of a Boeing 737 – will operate as high as 90,000 feet in the air, and can stay airborne for 90 days at a […]

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Pipelineistan: the Iran-Pak-China connection: Escobar

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has just been to Islamabad to talk serious business with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. And the serious business had to be Pipelineistan – as in what next for the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline. Zarif essentially said that IP is a go again as soon as sanctions against Iran start […]

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