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Hillary Clinton, called to party duty ahead of 2016

DENVER: Hillary Clinton is used to being introduced as the “next” US president. But lacking any pre-2016 announcement, the Democratic icon is busy putting her popularity to work for others in the party, reports AFP/BSS. For the second time in eight days, the “Hillary Tour” has come to embattled Colorado Senator Mark Udall’s patch. Last […]

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Saudi jails 13 for plan to attack US forces

RIYADH: A Saudi court has sentenced 13 people, including an Afghan and a Qatari, to between 18 months and 30 years in prison for plotting an Al-Qaeda attack against US forces, reports AFP/BSS. The defendants were convicted of “forming a terrorist cell” to target American forces in Qatar with hand grenades, rockets and other weapons, […]

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Egypt bans anti-Mubarak activist from leaving Cairo

CAIRO: Egypt’s authorities banned a prominent activist of the 2011 uprising, Asma Mahfouz, from leaving the country late Tuesday while on her way to Bangkok, reports AFP/BSS. Mahfouz, a well known youth leader, was a leading figure of the uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak in early 2011. She was stopped at Cairo airport […]

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Programs marking World Teacher Day held in Magura

Rokibul Hoque Dipu, Magura Correspondent : Different programs were observed in Magura on Wednesday marking world teacher day. Voluntary organization Rova and Campaigan for popular education jointly took different programs marking the day. They brought out a rally in the town in the morning. Subsequently they arranged a discussion meeting at Syed Atar Ali public […]

Regional SME fair kicks off today in Rangpur

RANGPUR : The three-day Regional SME Product Fair – 2014-2015 kicks off here from today with a view to flourishing local small and medium enterprises (SME) for accelerating uplift and enhance economic growth, reports BSS. The fair is being organised by SME Foundation at Public Library ground to promote local SME sector, enhance production of […]

Seven houses gutted in Gaibandha

Rafiqul Islam, Gaibandha Correspondent : At least seven houses were gutted in a fire at Kanipara village in Shaghata upazila on Tuesday night. Locals said the fire originated from an electric short circuit at a cowshed and soon engulfed the adjoining dwellings. As a result houses of Rafiq, Chanchal, Rashidul, Lal Miah, Chan Miah and […]

Sports

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Messi closes on Raul, Barca beats Ajax 3-1

Sports Desk Neymar and Lionel Messi each scored for a fifth consecutive game to help Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday as the Spanish giant returned to winning ways in Europe, reports Alarabiya. Messi started an outstanding performance at Camp Nou by setting up Neymar in the seventh […]

             

Entertainment

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Satyamev Jayate: Salman Khan visits Aamir’s show

Entertainment Desk Salman Khan is an enigmatic host on television. And owing to this avatar of the superstar, many stars have visited his show, Bigg Boss, over the years. This time, however, the roles stood reversed when Bhai decided to pay a visit to dear friend Aamir Khan’s much-talked-about show, Satyamev Jayate. Aamir Khan and […]

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Farooki-Tisha, Sakib-Shishir shares the same stage

Entertainment Desk: This Eid the audiences will get a chance to see the popular couples Mostafa Sarwar Farooki and Tish, and Cricketer Sakib and his wife Shishir together on the same stage. The show ‘Tarokar Utsa’ anchored by Munmun will be telecasted this Eid. The producers expect that the program will gain much audience appreciation.

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Metro Stations Turned into Beautiful Art Galleries

Over the past decade, the city of Naples, Italy, has been transforming sections of the subway system into full-fledged art galleries by contemporary artists to make the urban area’s public transport centres more attractive. Under the direction of Achille Bonto Oliva, former director of the Venice Biennale, a total of 14 stations (as of 2014) distributed along […]

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Satyamev Jayate: Salman Khan visits Aamir’s show

Entertainment Desk Salman Khan is an enigmatic host on television. And owing to this avatar of the superstar, many stars have visited his show, Bigg Boss, over the years. This time, however, the roles stood reversed when Bhai decided to pay a visit to dear friend Aamir Khan’s much-talked-about show, Satyamev Jayate. Aamir Khan and […]

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Cost of making ‘Hobbit’ movies up to $745 million

TBT Entertainment Desk: The movie trilogy “The Hobbit” has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending. Financial documents filed this month in New Zealand, where the three movies are being made, show production costs through March had reached 934 million […]

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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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Weeklong photo exhibition begins at Drik Gallery

TBT Live Update: A photography exhibition titled  ‘Exile in Calcutta’ by German photographer Thomas Meyer began at city’s Drik Gallery on Tomorrow. The exhibition was jointly organised by Goethe-Institute Bangladesh and Drik, said a Drik press release on Today. Judith Mirschberger, the Director of Goethe-Institute Bangladesh, introduced the artist at the inauguration ceremony. Shahidul Alam, the […]

Business

Both DSE, CSE index up at opening on Wednesday

Both DSE, CSE index up at opening on Wednesday

TBT Desk: Key share price index at the country’s twin bourses –Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and share prices in Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) — witnesses downtrend in early session on Wednesday, the 4th trading day of the week. The DSE benchmark index, DSEX lost 31.17 points or 0.59 percent to reach 5202.64 at 11:10 am. […]

Lifestyle

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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

TBT Lifestyle: Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened U.S. defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports. The move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose a travel ban on […]

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2nd ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014′ begins June 25

TBT Desk: A three-day international exhibition of branded clothing and fashion products will begin on June 25 at Emmanuell’s Banquet Hall at Gulshan-1 in the city. Over 50 companies from home and abroad are participating in this exhibition titled ‘Bangladesh Fashion Carnival-2014′, second of its kind.

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Food for glowing skin

TBT Lifestyle: Food that helps to give you a glowing skin. The age-old adage that, ‘What you eat shows on you’ holds more importance in the present day where our skin battles against a lot of stress, physical exertion, pollution, junk food shows on our skin either instantly or over the years. However, if you […]

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10 Forgotten Ancient Civilizations

The typical history textbook has a lot of ground to cover and only so many pages to devote to anything before Jesus. For most of us, that means ancient history is a three-dog show-Egypt, Rome, and Greece. Which is why it’s easy to get the impression that, outside of those three, our map of the […]

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Weekly Horoscope

June 13 — June 19 – 2014  Aries (March 21 – April 19) You’re way out in front of the crowd at the beginning of the week – ready, willing and eager for whatever life (and love!) has to offer. The possible pitfall: Impatience where you may need to allow a little time. Around 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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Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal join hands to combat wildlife trade

DHAKA : Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal have joined hands to conserve wildlife and tackle poaching, reports BSS. The authorities concerned of the three countries will pursue a coordinated effort to combat wildlife trading and protect biodiversity under the ‘Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Wildlife Protection in Asia (SRCWP)’ project, funded by the World Bank (WB). Under […]

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Sweden Education Week Begins in Dhaka to Simplify Opportunities

Sweden Education Week started in the capital to further simplify the opportunities of study in different universities of Sweden for Bangladeshi students. The Education Week was launched by on the initiative of Embassy of Sweden and the local student counseling partner Step Limited at the Hotel Westin International. Ambassador of Sweden in Bangladesh, John Freshel […]

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Unleashed human spirit can never be poor

We had fought against Pak army in 1971 during liberation, now we are having fight against poverty. Make ourselves self dependent first to send-off poverty from our community, because unleashed human spirit can never be poor. Guest of 2170th Animator’s training were quote the above speeches. A 4 days (16-19 Octbober’2014) training was organized in […]

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Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal join hands to combat wildlife trade

DHAKA : Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal have joined hands to conserve wildlife and tackle poaching, reports BSS. The authorities concerned of the three countries will pursue a coordinated effort to combat wildlife trading and protect biodiversity under the ‘Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Wildlife Protection in Asia (SRCWP)’ project, funded by the World Bank (WB). Under […]

Facebook Lawsuit

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

TBT Tech Desk: Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The case was dismissed in April and the man, Paul Ceglia, is facing related criminal charges. Facebook Inc. […]

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