International

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Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels

BRUSSELS : Talks to guarantee Russian gas imports into Ukraine throughout the winter are at an impasse as the rival nations consider the latest proposals to end the energy standoff, reports UNB. An EU official says the negotiations, which were supposed to produce an agreement the evening before, broke up inconclusively early Thursday, with a […]

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Lava 30 meters from Hawaii home, nearing main road

HAWAI : Rain fell on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town, reports UNB. A breakout of the lava flow was about 100 feet (30 meters) from a Pahoa residence – about the length of a basketball court, said Hawaii […]

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UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition

LONDON : A British court says a former Libyan military commander can sue the U.K. government for its alleged role in his detention and rendition, reports UNB. Abdel Hakim Belhaj was arrested in 2004 in Bangkok along with his wife and returned to Moammar Gadhafi’s Libya, where he spent years in prison. He is attempting […]

National

Compost fertilizers gaining popularity in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ : The use of compost fertilizers are gaining popularity among farmers in the district as they are being benefited by using the fertilizer, reports BSS. When contacted a number of cultivators, who are using compost fertilizers in their lands, said compost fertilizers can be produced easily due to easy availability of its raw materials. […]

Legal supports to poor and distressed litigants stressed

RAJSHAHI : Concerted efforts of all concerned especially the judges, lawyers and law enforcing agencies is very important to ensuring legal aid to the poor, distressed and other needy victims, speakers at a discussion here said yesterday evening, reports BSS. Entire people are equal to the eye of law so emphasis should be given on […]

9 Jamaat-Shibir men held in Noakhali

Manik Bhuiyan, Noakhali Correspondent : Police arrested 9 leaders and activists of Jamaate Islami including from different areas of Noakhali city from Wednesday night till Thursday due to Jamaat strike. Police conducted overnight raids in different city areas and arrested them. But the identity of the arrestees could not been identified. Distrcit police super’s office […]

Sports

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Bayern advances 3-1 over Hamburg in German Cup

Sports Desk A spectator ran onto the pitch and hit Franck Ribery with a scarf in stoppage time of Bayern Munich’s 3-1 victory at Hamburger SV in the second round of the German Cup on Wednesday, reports AP. The man ran the width of the field before hitting the French winger, who had secured victory […]

             

Entertainment

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Hawaa Hawaai wins top honor at Germany Film Festival

Entertainment Desk Bollywood filmmaker Amole Gupte’s Hawaa Hawaai has won the top award for Best Film in the 19th Schlingel Film Festival held in Chemnitz, Germany. The film won the award under the Junior Film Category, competing amongst 136 movies from 40 countries. Produced by Fox Star Studios and directed by Amole Gupte, the film […]

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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.

Google Turned A Camel Into A Street View Car To Map The Liwa Desert

Google took to the sands to expand its globe-spanning Street View imagery, using its Trekker camera pack modified and mounted to an actual camel’s hump to capture photos from the Liwa Desert, a pristine wonderland straight out of fantasy tales in the United Arab Emirates. The use of camels was meant to avoid having any […]

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Hawaa Hawaai wins top honor at Germany Film Festival

Entertainment Desk Bollywood filmmaker Amole Gupte’s Hawaa Hawaai has won the top award for Best Film in the 19th Schlingel Film Festival held in Chemnitz, Germany. The film won the award under the Junior Film Category, competing amongst 136 movies from 40 countries. Produced by Fox Star Studios and directed by Amole Gupte, the film […]

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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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Meeting of the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank Limited held

Business Desk Dhaka: Shaheen Mahmud, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank Limited is presiding over the 251st Board meeting. Al-Haj Nur Mohammed, Chairman, Jamuna Bank Foundation, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Chairman, Audit Committee, other directors of the bank, Managing Director Shafiqul Alam and AMD Mosleh Uddin Ahmed were present in the meeting. The […]

Lifestyle

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11 Things You Should Remember When Buying and Cooking with Tomatoes

TBT Lifestyle: There’s now a huge choice of tomato products available in supermarkets. We talk you through the options, which tomatoes to use with which recipe, and ask whether posh chopped tomatoes are really worth it… We’re big fans of canned food for certain dishes, and there’s no more common sight in our recycling bin […]

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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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11 Things You Should Remember When Buying and Cooking with Tomatoes

TBT Lifestyle: There’s now a huge choice of tomato products available in supermarkets. We talk you through the options, which tomatoes to use with which recipe, and ask whether posh chopped tomatoes are really worth it… We’re big fans of canned food for certain dishes, and there’s no more common sight in our recycling bin […]

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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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Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity

TBT Tech Desk: A mobile payment service backed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other leading retailers is defending its practice of prohibiting its members from accepting alternatives such as Apple Pay. In a conference call with reporters, Merchant Customer Exchange shopped short of giving a reason for requiring exclusivity. But officials say retailers may choose […]

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UNYAP Bangladesh Inaugural and Skill Development Training

Arup Barua UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has asserted that young people are indispensible in the United Nations efforts to “eradicate poverty, contain the spread disease, combat climate change and achieve the Millennium Development Goals” and has called on member states to “increase their investments in young people so they can do more.” In response […]

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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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Ocean plays important role in past climate change

Most of the concerns about climate change have focused on the amount of greenhouse gases that have been released into the atmosphere. But in a new study published in Science, a group of Rutgers researchers have found that circulation of the ocean plays an equally important role in regulating the earth’s climate. In their study, […]

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Apple Pay rival defends service, exclusivity

TBT Tech Desk: A mobile payment service backed by Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other leading retailers is defending its practice of prohibiting its members from accepting alternatives such as Apple Pay. In a conference call with reporters, Merchant Customer Exchange shopped short of giving a reason for requiring exclusivity. But officials say retailers may choose […]

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