International

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Tunisia forces storm ‘militant hideout’ killing six

Tunisian security forces have stormed a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials said. One gunman and five women were killed in the raid on the house in the Oued Ellil area, officials said. An interior ministry spokesman described all six as “terrorists”. A second gunman […]

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Sweden submarine search called off

The Swedish military has called off its week-long search for a suspected submarine in the sea south of Stockholm, reports AP. Naval vessels and planes have been searching the Stockholm archipelago for the last week, amid suspicions a Russian submarine was in trouble there. Russia’s defence ministry denied any of its ships were involved. The […]

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Cameron says UK won’t pay £1.7bn EU bill next month

David Cameron has angrily insisted the UK will not pay £1.7bn being demanded by the European Union by next month, reports Reuters. “If people think I am paying that bill on 1 December, they have another thing coming,” the prime minister said in Brussels. “It is not going to happen.” He said the demand was […]

National

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Chittagong city police launch cleaning campaign

TBT Desk CMP Commissioner Abdul Jalil Mandal launched the cleaning campaign from the Jamiatul Falah National Mosque ground of the Chittagong city on Friday. Minimum Five hundred Police personnel took part to clean the city in the operation that started from the mosque field to Wasa, Damparha, and the Kazir Deuri area on Friday. During […]

Health complex vandalised over patient’s death in Jessore

BENAPOLE (JESSORE): Angry relatives vandalised Monirampur Upazila Health Complex here in Jessore district and assaulted three people, including two physicians, following death of a patient for alleged negligence in treatment on Thursday, reports BSS. The victim was identified as Toakkel Hossain, son of Amin Molla of Kamalpur village in Monirampur upazila. Sources at the hospital […]

Alternative income-generation training for the barind youths stressed

RAJSHAHI : Discussants at a training session here today have underscored the need for alternative income-generation training for the unemployed youths coming from poor and marginalised farming families for their self-reliance, reports UNB. They viewed despite of their strong will many of the youths in the drought-prone barind areas comprising Rajshahi and Chapainawabgonj districts couldn’t […]

Sports

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South Africa seal series victory with 72-run win over New Zealand

Sports Desk South Africa crushed New Zealand by 72 runs to win the second one-day international at the Bay Oval and seal victory in the three-match series. Hashim Amla stroked a beautifully-paced 119 for the tourists in their 282-9, and the Kiwis then slumped to 210 all out and once again they had Luke Ronchi […]

             

Entertainment

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A 45,000-Year-Old Leg Bone Reveals The Oldest Human Genome Yet

Researcher Svante Pääbo, was able to extract a complete genome from this ancient human leg bone. Bence Viola/Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Researchers have successfully decoded the genes of a 45,000-year-old man from Siberia. The results offer clues about early human life outside of Africa as well as how humans interacted with Neanderthals 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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A 45,000-Year-Old Leg Bone Reveals The Oldest Human Genome Yet

Researcher Svante Pääbo, was able to extract a complete genome from this ancient human leg bone. Bence Viola/Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Researchers have successfully decoded the genes of a 45,000-year-old man from Siberia. The results offer clues about early human life outside of Africa as well as how humans interacted with Neanderthals and […]

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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

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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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