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Obama invites Afghanistan’s new leaders to US

TBT International Desk: President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan’s new leaders to visit the White House early next year. The White House says Obama spoke by videoconference Wednesday with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. They discussed strengthening the Afghan National Security Forces, U.S. and regional support for an […]

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‘Canada will never be intimidated,’ Harper says after attack

TBT International Desk: Canada’s prime minister vowed Wednesday to redouble the nation’s fight against “terrorist organizations” after a soldier was gunned down in the capital and parliament was stormed by an assailant. “Canada will never be intimidated,” Stephen Harper told the nation in a televised address.

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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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Indefinite bus strike underway in Bhola

TBt Latest Update: An indefinite bus strike, enforced by bus owners and workers demanding punishment of those who injured bus workers by beating and damaged vehicles in Charfassion upazila, was underway on all the routes of the district on Thursday. The strike began on Wednesday evening following a decision at an emergency meeting of the […]

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Bangladesh’s win in CPA, IPU is democracy’s world victory: PM

TBT National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday termed the winning of the post of the chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and the post of president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) by two Bangladeshi candidates as democracy’s world victory. “It’s democracy’s world victory, it’s the victory of the country’s people,” she told a […]

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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 […]

Sports

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Ronaldo, Benzema lead Real to 3-0 win at Liverpool

TBT Sports Desk: Cristiano Ronaldo moved to the brink of the Champions League scoring record by setting Real Madrid on its way to a 3-0 win over Liverpool on Wednesday in the latest show of strength by the free-scoring defending champions. Madrid handled an early onslaught by the hosts before ripping them apart in a […]

             

Entertainment

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The cube shaped houses of Netherlands

The Cubic Houses are a curious and magnificent architectural wonder located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. They were conceived and constructed by architect Piet Blom in the 1970s. Blom was asked by Rotterdam town planners to solve the dilemma of building houses on top of a pedestrian bridge, and, having built similar houses earlier in another town, […]

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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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The cube shaped houses of Netherlands

The Cubic Houses are a curious and magnificent architectural wonder located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. They were conceived and constructed by architect Piet Blom in the 1970s. Blom was asked by Rotterdam town planners to solve the dilemma of building houses on top of a pedestrian bridge, and, having built similar houses earlier in another town, […]

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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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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 […]

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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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