National

Children exploited for political mileage

DHAKA : The political involvement of children is an “open secret” but people prefer to “look away” from the problem considering it to be a “minor” one that should “mellow” with age, reports BSS. But the confession of two street children in Chittagong who were arrested with fire bombs has shattered all those musings and […]

International

Ukrainian parl’t told 33 workers killed in coal mine blast

Donetsk: An explosion at a coal-mine in war-torn eastern Ukraine killed 32 workers Wednesday, the speaker of Ukraine’s parliament said. Rebels who control the area, however, confirmed only one death, AP/UNB reported. Volodymyr Groysman told lawmakers that the accident happened before dawn at a mine in the city of Donetsk, which is under the control […]

Sports

Tendulkar calls for 25-team World Cup

Sports Desk Sachin Tendulkar has called the ICC’s decision to reduce the number of teams in the 2019 World Cup “a backward step” in the global expansion of cricket and described the lack of consistent matches available to Associate sides as “unfair”. Tendulkar, an ambassador for the World Cup on behalf of the ICC, told […]

Entertainment

Dol Utsav begins at Chheuria

Entertainment Desk A five-day Lalon Memorial Festival began at Lalon Akhra at Chheuria under Kumarkhali upazila in the district on Wednesday. According to Bauls, the festival is also called ‘Dol Utsab’. The festival will include Lalon songs, fair and discussion. Lalon, also known as Lalon Sain, Lalon Shah, or Lalon Fakir was a Bengali Baul […]

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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 […]

Mount Everest covered in human ‘POOP’

Interesting News Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association said Tuesday. The more than 700 climbers and guides who spend nearly two months on Everest’s slopes each climbing season leave […]

Dol Utsav begins at Chheuria

Entertainment Desk A five-day Lalon Memorial Festival began at Lalon Akhra at Chheuria under Kumarkhali upazila in the district on Wednesday. According to Bauls, the festival is also called ‘Dol Utsab’. The festival will include Lalon songs, fair and discussion. Lalon, also known as Lalon Sain, Lalon Shah, or Lalon Fakir was a Bengali Baul […]

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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

NBL starts foundation training course for the Junior Officers

Business Desk DHAKA: A foundation training course for the Junior Officers (General) of National Bank Limited has been started at the training institute of the bank in the city recently. Shamsul Huda Khan, Managing Director and CEO of National Bank Limited was present in the inaugural function of the course as chief guest. Md. Jahangir […]

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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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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RDRS introduces rice seedling transplanter in Rangpur

RANGPUR : RDRS Bangladesh has introduced rice seedling transplanter machines here on trial basis under Sustainable and Resilient Farming Systems Intensification (SRFSI) Project during this Boro season at two research farms, reports BSS. The NGO has been implementing the project since May 2014 in Rangpur and Dinajpur under funding of the International Maize and Wheat […]

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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