International

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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

EL-ARISH: A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, reports AP. Officials described it […]

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Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

MOSCOW : President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply, reports AP. In an emotional speech before international political experts, Putin unleashed scathing criticism of the United States for […]

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Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

RAMALLAH, West Bank: A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hammad and said he was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six. Hammad’s cousin Moath said […]

National

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Two suspected robbers held in Panchagarh

Panchagarh : Police arrested two suspected members of a robber gang while fleeing after committing robbery at South Satkhamar in Atwari upazila on Friday night, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Shafiqul Islam, 38, son of Rahmat Ali of Babu Para, and Nazrul Islam, 37, son of Mujibor Rahman of Kamarpara in Syedpur upazila […]

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Police recovered stolen SMG in Khagrachhari

Md Saju, Khagrachhari Correspondent : Panchhari thana police on Saturday recovered a sub-machine gun, which stolen from a police constable while guarding a Dugrapuja mandap in Panchari on October 4, in abandoned condition from a pond beside Nalakata High School in Panchari of Khagrachhari. Khagrachhari police super (SP) Sheikh Md Mizanur Rahman, the sub machine […]

Use of modern technology increases vegetable production

NARSINGDI : The production of summer vegetables has increased to a great extent in Narsingdi district due to use of modern technology replacing the traditional method of cultivation, reports BSS. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said farmers of the district used composed and organic fertilizers in their lands instead of chemical fertilizers. They used […]

Sports

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Bangladesh and Sri Lanka share spoils in 1-1 draw

Mirza Badruzzaman Tunu, Jessore Correspondent ; Bangladesh managed to draw with Sri Lanka in the first match of the SS Steel two-match FIFA international football series against at the Shamsul Huda Stadium, Jessore, on Saturday. Jahid Hasan Emily scored early in the 15th minute to put Bangladesh into lead and Sri Lankan midfielder Roshan drew […]

             

Entertainment

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Fire breaks out in Ekta Kapoor’s studio

Entertainment Desk A fire broke out at Ekta Kapoor’s Killick Nixon studio in Chandivili, Mumbai, Friday night, where the shooting of the TV show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein was underway. However no casualty was reported. However, it is said that the enitre set of the show has been damaged. The cast and crew of the show […]

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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.

Ebola Halloween costumes

So what’s the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear. Twitter and other social media were abuzz leading into the holiday with talk of hazmat suits and respirators. Too soon? How about just no, said Philadelphia physician’s assistant Maria McKenna. One […]

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Fire breaks out in Ekta Kapoor’s studio

Entertainment Desk A fire broke out at Ekta Kapoor’s Killick Nixon studio in Chandivili, Mumbai, Friday night, where the shooting of the TV show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein was underway. However no casualty was reported. However, it is said that the enitre set of the show has been damaged. The cast and crew of the show […]

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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

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Oil prices down in Asia

TBt Business Desk: Oil prices tanked further in Asian trade Thursday as a crude supply glut overshadowed news that China’s key manufacturing sector picked up slightly, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) tumbled 30 cents to $80.22 a barrel in late-morning trade and Brent crude eased 34 cents to $84.37.

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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TB epidemic much worse than people think – WHO

TBT Science Desk: The World Health Organization has revised up its estimate of how many people have tuberculosis by almost 500,000. In 2013 nine million people had developed TB around the world, up from 8.6 million in 2012, the WHO said, reports BBC. However, the number of people dying from TB continued to decline, it added.

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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 […]

Tuberculosis patients

TB epidemic much worse than people think – WHO

TBT Science Desk: The World Health Organization has revised up its estimate of how many people have tuberculosis by almost 500,000. In 2013 nine million people had developed TB around the world, up from 8.6 million in 2012, the WHO said, reports BBC. However, the number of people dying from TB continued to decline, it added.

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