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A great quantity of drugs valued of about Tk 2 crore 30 lakh was destroyed by BGB at the 12-Border Guard Battalion Headquarter ground at Kalikochcho of Sarail upazila on Sunday. Photo: S.M. Sirazul Islam

BGB destroy drugs in B’baria

S.M. Sirazul Islam, Brahmanbaria Correspondent: A huge quantity of drugs with a value of Tk 2 crore 30 lakh that has been seized for the last six months by the members of 12-Border Guard Battalion was destroyed by a bulldozer on Sunday at the 12-Border Guard Battalion Headquarter ground at Kalikochcho of Sarail upazila in […]

International

Policemen monitor as forensic experts dig out human remains near the abandoned human trafficking camp in the jungle close the Thailand border at Bukit Wang Burma in northern Malaysia May 26, 2015. Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began the grim task on Tuesday of exhuming the bodies of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers found buried around jungle camps near the Thai border. Photo: Reuters

Malaysian police find a corpse in abandoned jungle camp

Malaysia : Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they combed through a cluster of jungle camps on the border with Thailand. Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the […]

Sports

Bale won’t leave Real Madrid : Coleman

Bale won’t leave Real Madrid : Coleman

Sports Desk The Wales manager says he does not think the attacker’s situation in the Spanish capital will change and wants him to stay in La Liga Wales manager Chris Coleman says he does not expect Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid any time soon. The former Tottenham attacker has been the subject of criticism […]

Entertainment

Deepika, Irrfan Took Romance to New Level in Piku, Says Shoojit Sircar

Deepika, Irrfan Took Romance to New Level in Piku, Says Shoojit Sircar

Entertainment Desk Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone’s endearing chemistry in Piku took romance to a different level, says the film’s director Shoojit Sircar. “During the scripting stage, Irrfan and Deepika’s romance was kept dry and subdued, but both the actors took the romance to another level,” Shoojit Sircar said during an interaction with film enthusiasts […]

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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 […]

Marriage has changed everything, says George Clooney

Marriage has changed everything, says George Clooney

Hollywood actor George Clooney says getting married to Amal Alamuddin has “changed everything” for him. Hollywood actor George Clooney says getting married to Amal Alamuddin has “changed everything” for him. The 54-year-old actor, to be seen in “Tomorrowland”, married with the 37-year-old lawyer in September last year. “All I know is that it sort of […]

Shah Rukh Khan wears Shades but no shirt to thank 13m twitter fans

Shah Rukh Khan wears Shades but no shirt to thank 13m twitter fans

Entertainment Desk Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan devised a unique ‘shirtless’ way to thank his fans and followers after he amassed a massive following of 13 million fans on Twitter. SRK thanked his followers for making the virtual platform “colourful” for him. The 49-year-old posted a video tweet to share his views. In the clip, […]

ational Award Winner Kaakkaa Muttai to Release in June

National Award Winner Kaakkaa Muttai to Release in June

Entertainment Desk National Award winning Tamil movie Kaakkaa Muttai (The Crow’s Egg) is all set to release on June 5. The Fox Star Studios’ film, which has already won the Best Children’s Film and the Best Child Actor awards at the 62nd National Film Awards, has impressed many at various fests like Toronto International Film […]

'American Idol' to end after season 15

‘American Idol’ to end after season 15

Entertainment Desk Singing-based reality show “American Idol” will end its run after the fifteenth season, which will premiere in January 2016, broadcasting company Fox has announced. Singers Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will return as the season 15 judges, along with host Ryan Seacrest, reports variety.com. While searching for the final “American […]

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

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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Business

Africa seeks super banker to manage new economic frontier

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST:    Eight candidates are vying to become the next head of the strategic African Development Bank as the continent is undergoing an economic transformation, reports BSS. With 80 ADB shareholders — 54 African states and 26 non-African countries — set to vote on Thursday, it is difficult to predict who will succeed Rwandan […]

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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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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 […]

Maiden polls to UZ reserved seats for women June 15

DHAKA : The maiden elections to the reserved (Women) seats of 478 Upazila Parishads (out of 487) will be held on June 15, reports UNB. The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notification announcing the election schedules for the reserved seats, set aside exclusively for women, in the 478 Upazila Parishads. According to the election […]

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An illustrious day of failures at BUET!

An illustrious day of failures at BUET!

Muntaseer Bunian Do you know the reason behind the sinking of the famous Titanic? I’m sure it didn’t take you a second to answer that question! Yes, it was an iceberg that made the Titanic to go down at the bottom of the Atlantic. But, is it the actual reason? Or is there something more […]

Ghanaian doctor honored with population award

Ghanaian doctor honored with population award

Achievement Desk In recognition of monumental efforts and achievements, the United Nations today acknowledged Dr. Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko and EngenderHealth for their contributions to increasing the awareness of, and providing solutions to, the world’s population problems. The winner of the individual category of the Population Award went to Ghanaian Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko, the Executive Director of Rural […]

‘Give Power to Empower’ workshop begins today at EMK Center

Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf Hossain Youth School For Social Entrepreneurs (YSSE) organized a self-development workshop, titled ‘Give Power to Empower’ at capital’s Edward M Kennedy Center, on Tuesday May 26, 2015. YSSE develops a Framework with a view to assisting relevant stakeholders to deliver possible, consistent and reinforcing roles for effective implementation of Social Entrepreneurs in […]

Integrate Landless Rehabilitation

Development desk: The coastal embankment of Bangladesh erodes every year and the government spend hugeamount of money for its maintenance. But if the landless people were allowed to live on the slope of the embankment they would happily maintain the embankment through making their livelihood on it. This is how we could obstruct the tidal […]

An illustrious day of failures at BUET!

An illustrious day of failures at BUET!

Muntaseer Bunian Do you know the reason behind the sinking of the famous Titanic? I’m sure it didn’t take you a second to answer that question! Yes, it was an iceberg that made the Titanic to go down at the bottom of the Atlantic. But, is it the actual reason? Or is there something more […]

Lack of exercise can disrupt the body’s rhythms

Lack of exercise can disrupt the body’s rhythms

Health Desk: Exercise may affect how and when we move, even when we aren’t exercising, according to a fascinating new study in mice. The findings suggest that, by influencing our built-in body clocks, exercise may help our bodies to recognize the optimal times we should be moving, and when we should be still. Most of […]

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10 years later, YouTube is a hit but faces challenges

Ten years after its launch, YouTube has become a household name for online video but faces an array of rivals in the market and lingering questions about its business model, reports Japantoday. The first video uploaded April 23, 2005-an 18-second clip of co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo-offered little indication the service would […]

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Adaptation-a key climate change strategy

Natasha Israt Kabir In recent years, Bangladesh has undertaken significant steps. We now have 3.2 million Solar Home Systems, over 1.5 million Improved Cook Stoves across Bangladesh. We have developed stress tolerant crop varieties; and implemented Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan. Though we are a climate vulnerable LDC, we allocated 385 million US […]

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