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Chandpur’s ‘Bou Bazar’ thrives on all-women sellers and buyers

Chandpur – If anyone visits Chandpur municipality, he or she will surely find a unique kitchen market on Mayor Road where all the sellers and the buyers are women, reports UNB. Apart from vegetables, grocery items and fish, housewives, mostly from low-income families, sell other items, including needles, yarn, bracelets, necklaces, toys, chocolates, biscuits, chips, […]

International

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Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

BOSTON – Thousands of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city and triggering scuffles with police but avoiding the serious violence that marred a similar event a week earlier in Virginia, reports AFP/BSS. A so-called “free speech” rally by far-right groups had been scheduled to […]

Sports

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Nadal confirmed for Brisbane International

BRISBANE, Australia – New world number one Rafael Nadal will return to play in the Brisbane International ahead of the Australian Open early next year, organisers said on Sunday, reports AFP/BSS. The 15-time Grand Slam champion will take the top rankings spot when the official ATP rankings are released on Monday. It will be the […]

Entertainment

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Roles are hard for me to get

Actor Kirti Kulhari, who has done films such as Pink and Indu Sarkar, says it’s only because of her talent that she has been able to make a place for herself in the film industry, reports Hindustan Times. Actor Kirti Kulhari’s last outing at the box-office, Indu Sarkar, might not have minted good money, but […]

Drama ‘Court Martial’ staged in Bagerhat

Bagerhat – Drama troupe ‘Bagerhat Theatre’ staged its 24th show of Liberation War-based play ‘Court Martial’ at the Bagerhat Cultural Foundation Stage on Friday evening, reports UNB. It is set to stage the 25th show of the drama written by Indian playwright Swadesh Deepak and directed by Niaz Mohammad Tareq on Saturday evening. Late SM […]

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Hindi films now portraying women in a progressive way

Hollywood director Chirstopher Nolan is jetting to China to support his WWII epic Dunkirk, reports Hindustan Times. Hollywood director Chirstopher Nolan is jetting to China to support his WWII epic Dunkirk. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the filmmaker is set to visit Beijing in support of his critically acclaimed WWII drama later this month. Warner […]

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Roles are hard for me to get

Actor Kirti Kulhari, who has done films such as Pink and Indu Sarkar, says it’s only because of her talent that she has been able to make a place for herself in the film industry, reports Hindustan Times. Actor Kirti Kulhari’s last outing at the box-office, Indu Sarkar, might not have minted good money, but […]

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Roles are hard for me to get

Actor Kirti Kulhari, who has done films such as Pink and Indu Sarkar, says it’s only because of her talent that she has been able to make a place for herself in the film industry, reports Hindustan Times. Actor Kirti Kulhari’s last outing at the box-office, Indu Sarkar, might not have minted good money, but […]

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Is J Balvin’s Mi Gente the new Despacito?

Earlier this summer, Luis Fonsi’s Despacito became the most-streamed song of all time – an incredible feat for a record that’s predominantly in Spanish, reports BBC But it increasingly looks like it won’t be a one-off. Another Latin American song, Mi Gente, has replaced Despacito at the top of Spotify’s Global Top 50. Here in […]

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Stephen Frears to be honoured at Venice film festival

British filmmaker Stephen Frears will be honoured at the Venice film festival for making a contribution to innovation in contemporary cinema, reports Times of India. The director, who helmed critical-acclaimed films such as ‘The Queen’, ‘The Grifters’ and most recently ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’, will be felicitated with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory To The Filmmaker award at […]

Lifestyle

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Hindu community celebrates Janmashtami

DHAKA – The holy Janmashtami, one of the major religious festivals of the Hindu community, was celebrated in the capital and elsewhere across the country today with due religious fervour and enthusiasm, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, reports BSS. According to the Hindu Puran (mythology), Sri Sri Krishna was born on the eighth tithi […]

5 Uncommon Tips to Beat a Cold or the Flu

TBT Health Desk:   It’s that time of year again: Time for sore throats, sniffles and shivers. We recently spoke with Dr. Woodson Merrell, M.D., Executive Director of the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Center for Health and Healing in New York City, who shared some great tips and tricks to avoid getting taken down by […]

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Pesto taste test

Tony Naylor: It is easy to imagine that pesto has been around for ever. In fact, Sacla’s jarred version of this basil sauce – the first mass-produced pesto distributed in the UK – only appeared on supermarket shelves in 1991. Even in Italy itself, pesto is a relatively modern creation. Historically, the Roman sauces agliata […]

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Hindu community celebrates Janmashtami

DHAKA – The holy Janmashtami, one of the major religious festivals of the Hindu community, was celebrated in the capital and elsewhere across the country today with due religious fervour and enthusiasm, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, reports BSS. According to the Hindu Puran (mythology), Sri Sri Krishna was born on the eighth tithi […]

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Horoscope

ARIES (March 21 – April 20): Natives of Aries should be particularly careful today, as natives of this sign often find their own courage and enthusiasm to be their downfall. To execute a plan takes time and preparation, regardless of who is carrying it out. TAURUS (April 21 – May 21): Taureans, while often efficient […]

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Govt to distribute 35.13cr free textbooks in 2018

DHAKA – The government will distribute 35,13,26,000 textbooks free of cost among the primary and secondary level students in the academic year of 2018, reports BSS. Officials said the free textbooks would be distributed among 4,36,98,663 pre-primary, primary, secondary, ibtedayi, dakhil, dakhil vocational and SSC vocational students across the country. National Curriculum and Textbook Board […]

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EMA Day celebrated in Dhaka

Dhaka – 89 Bangladeshi students have been awarded Erasmus+ scholarship – Europe’s most prestigious scholarship. Rafiqul Alam Khan: On the occasion of 30 years anniversary of Erasmus Plus- a scholarship scheme funded by the European Union, ambassadors of Erasmus Mundus Association (EMA) arranged a series of events across cities of the world. The events, known […]

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Govt to distribute 35.13cr free textbooks in 2018

DHAKA – The government will distribute 35,13,26,000 textbooks free of cost among the primary and secondary level students in the academic year of 2018, reports BSS. Officials said the free textbooks would be distributed among 4,36,98,663 pre-primary, primary, secondary, ibtedayi, dakhil, dakhil vocational and SSC vocational students across the country. National Curriculum and Textbook Board […]

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Govt to distribute 35.13cr free textbooks in 2018

DHAKA – The government will distribute 35,13,26,000 textbooks free of cost among the primary and secondary level students in the academic year of 2018, reports BSS. Officials said the free textbooks would be distributed among 4,36,98,663 pre-primary, primary, secondary, ibtedayi, dakhil, dakhil vocational and SSC vocational students across the country. National Curriculum and Textbook Board […]

Heavy rainfall likely in current month of August

DHAKA, – The country may witness heavy rainfall in August as monsoon will remain active throughout the month, an official of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) told BSS today, reports BSS. “Heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur at the end of this week. Like the month of July, heavy rainfall is likely in August too,” […]

DNCC Mayor inaugurates digital App

Heart disease is a frightening disease. People get engrossed in death panic due to a simple problem of heart even. Heart patients very often forget about their timing of taking medicine, doctor’s appointment date fixed earlier, the day of showing report to the doctor etc. How amazing will it be if only an alarm ring […]

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HC confirms death penalty of 2 in Biswajit murder case

Dhaka – The High Court on Sunday upheld the death penalty of two convicts while commuted the death sentence of four convicts to life term imprisonment and acquitted two death-row convicts in the Biswajit murder case, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty passed the order following an […]

Walton to launch new flagship smartphone ‘Primo ZX3’

Dhaka – Walton, one of the leading electronics brand in Bangladesh, is going to add new flagship smart phone named “Primo ZX3” to its Primo series, reports UNB. The latest version of Walton mobile is named ‘Selfie King’ as it is specially designed for selfie lovers to get them outstanding experience in taking selfie with […]

Bad behavior is trending online, inspiring it in real life

Young children know that name-calling is wrong. Tweens are taught the perils of online bullying and revenge porn: It’s unacceptable and potentially illegal, reports UNB. But celebrities who engage in flagrant attacks on social media are rewarded with worldwide attention. President Donald Trump’s most popular tweet to date is a video that shows him fake-pummeling […]

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