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Ijtema ends seeking world peace

GAZIPUR : The second phase of Biswa Ijtema concluded on Sunday with the Akheri Munajat on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi, on the outskirts of the capital, reports UNB. Several lakhs of Muslim devotees, both from home and abroad, converged on the congregation venue and attended the concluding prayers seeking world peace, […]

International

Delhi lawmakers sacked for allegedly taking illegal benefits

NEW DELHI : India’s President on Sunday sacked 20 lawmakers from the state assembly in New Delhi after they were revealed to be holding jobs in government despite laws forbidding the practice, reports BSS. The purge reduces by nearly a third the number of state assembly seats held by Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), […]

Sports

Wenger hopes end of Sanchez saga will lift Arsenal

LONDON: Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are ready to go on a sustained winning streak after finally blocking out the distractions of a turbulent transfer window, reports BSS. Arsenal ended a five-match winless run by thrashing Crystal Palace 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Four goals in the first 22 minutes tore Palace to shreds […]

Entertainment

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Breaking Bad: Top 10 moments from one of the greatest TV shows ever

It is hard to believe that Vince Gilligan creation Breaking Bad was first broadcast on AMC 10 years ago. It feels as though it is just last year, the whole world was collectively freaking out on the latest depravity Bryan Cranston’s Walter White had cooked up. Breaking Bad was about an overqualified high-school chemistry teacher […]

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Japan-funded audio-visual facilities handed over to National Zoo

DHAKA,  – The Japanese government today handed over audio-visual equipments worth about US$60,291 to Bangladesh National Zoo under the scheme of grant assistance for cultural grassroots projects, reports BSS. Japan Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi and additional secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Kazi Wasi Uddin attended the handover ceremony, a press release […]

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Duchamp’s moustachioed Mona Lisa sells for $750,000

One of Marcel Duchamp’s reproductions of Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, on to which he pencilled a beard and moustache, has sold for 632,500 euros ($750,000) at Sotheby’s in Paris, reports BSS. It was part of the sale of a collection of surrealist works owned by American Arthur Brandt, with 110 pieces fetching 3.9 million […]

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Breaking Bad: Top 10 moments from one of the greatest TV shows ever

It is hard to believe that Vince Gilligan creation Breaking Bad was first broadcast on AMC 10 years ago. It feels as though it is just last year, the whole world was collectively freaking out on the latest depravity Bryan Cranston’s Walter White had cooked up. Breaking Bad was about an overqualified high-school chemistry teacher […]

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Why does Taylor Swift write so many one-note melodies?

It’s easy to get distracted by her celebrity, but Taylor Swift is a once-in-a-generation songwriter, reports BBC. From the very beginning, she’s displayed a knack for melody and storytelling that most artists never master. Take, for example, her first US number one, Our Song. Written for a high school talent show, it’s a fairly typical […]

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Belarussian student becomes first-ever Miss Wheelchair World

A psychology student from Belarus, Aleksandra Chichikova, was chosen Miss Wheelchair World in the first-ever edition of the beauty pageant held in Warsaw on Saturday, reports BSS. “Fight your anxiety and your fears,” the 23-year-old Chichikova said at a gala evening after the contestants had presented themselves in national costumes and evening dresses in elaborated […]

Politics

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BNP should join polls to prove popularity: Hanif

KUSHTIA: – Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub- Ul Alam Hanif today said BNP should join next general election to prove how many people are supporting them, reports BSS. “They are now feeling complacency of imagination,” he said. Hanif came up with the observations while talking to newsmen as he was attending a function on […]

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BNP should join polls to prove popularity: Hanif

KUSHTIA: – Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub- Ul Alam Hanif today said BNP should join next general election to prove how many people are supporting them, reports BSS. “They are now feeling complacency of imagination,” he said. Hanif came up with the observations while talking to newsmen as he was attending a function on […]

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BNP contests PM’s claim on Jan 5 polls

BNP on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made an ‘untrue’ statement on January 5, 2014 general election to mislead people. Speaking at a protest programme, party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, also said BNP will join the next polls realising its demand for installing an election-time non-party neutral government. “The Prime Minister plainly […]

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JP to contest independently in next general election: Ershad

CHITTAGONG : Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammed Ershad yesterday said his party would contest independently in the next election, terming JP as a factor in the upcoming polls. “JP has become a political factor for the next polls, so all leading political parties want JP to include into its alliance,” Ershad told journalists at a […]

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Women’s Property Right in Muslim Law

Few days ago we faced international women’s day when we talked about several women’s rights. Like women’s freedom of expression, freedom of movement, women’s power, freedom of choice etc. Before talking about those rights we have to ensure women’s economical independence. FOr economical independence women can get job, can do business etc but for doing […]

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Non-MPO teachers call off hunger strike on PM’s assurance

The teachers and employees of non-MPO educational institutions, who went on hunger strike for enlistment under the government’s MPO facilities, called off their strike on Friday following assurance of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to take initiative to meet their demand. Leaders of the demonstrating teachers and employees told UNB over phone that Prime Minister’s personal […]

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ADB lauds progress of education sector

DHAKA – Director of Human Resource and Social Development of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Sungsup Ra today lauded the progress of education sector of Bangladesh, reports BSS. He made the comment when a four-member delegation led by him called on Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid at the latter’s office here, an official release said. Senior […]

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Shishu Protiva Bikash Kendra observes 3rd anniversary today

      Shishu Protiva Bikash Kendro, a voluntary organization that works to reveal latent talent of underprivileged children in capital’s Tejgaon observed its 3rd anniversary with songs, dance, play, speech today at T C B auditorium of the capital around 10:30 am in the morning. The anniversary celebration started with colorful screenplay portraying language movement, […]

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Cold wave may continue till Jan 9

The cold wave sweeping over the country may continue for the next two days while the chilling condition is likely to improve from January 10, according to an official of the met office. “The severe cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Kushtia regions and it may continue for the next two days,” […]

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Country witnesses significant success in health sector

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a seminar here today said the country witnessed a significant success in health sector with reducing heart diseases by making collective efforts of both public and private sectors, reports BSS. The observation came in the seminar on risks of heart diseases, prevention and control arranged by Local unit of National Heart Foundation […]

Women’s Property Right in Muslim Law

Few days ago we faced international women’s day when we talked about several women’s rights. Like women’s freedom of expression, freedom of movement, women’s power, freedom of choice etc. Before talking about those rights we have to ensure women’s economical independence. FOr economical independence women can get job, can do business etc but for doing […]

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Facebook to let users rank ‘trust’ in news sources

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network, reports BSS. The change comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed — along with Google and […]

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Rohingya Crisis: Come up with immediate solution

Muhammad Ubaidul Haque Rohingya community is considered the most persecuted and helpless minority group in the contemporary world. Trending genocide in Myanmar following the 25 August aberrant militant attack on security police station and the torture against the Rohingya community escalated and took the form of an ‘ethnic cleansing’ in textbooks according to the Human […]

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