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3 senior leaders killed in Gaza strike: Hamas

GAZA CITY : The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, reports UNB. Hamas says in a text message sent to media that the three – Mohammed Abu Shamaleh, Mohammed Barhoum and Raed al-Attar – were killed in the Israeli […]

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With Erdogan at helm, Turkey to choose premier

ANKARA : Turkish ruling party leaders are poised to choose a new party chairman and prime minister to succeed president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports UNB. Party officials are convening Thursday to pick a leader whom analysts say would be loyal to Erdogan, allowing the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade […]

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Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

WASHINGTON : The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the terrorists and the White House revealed that the U.S. had launched a […]

National

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Zia, Khaleda, Tarique all involved in killings

TBT National Desk: Terming the Zia family a ‘killer family’, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday accused then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman, her cabinet members and BNP-Jamaat alliance of their direct involvement in the August 21 grenade attack in 2004. “While Zia (Ziaur Rahman) was involved in the August 15, 1975 assassination, […]

Hog plum cultivation gaining popularity in Barguna

BARGUNA : A good number of farmers in Barguna coastal district are now engaged in profitable cultivation of hog plum, locally known as ‘Amra’ using house-hold or roadside lands for the purpose, reports BSS. The farmers were cultivating hog plum as a seasonal fruit in this area since long, but they started commercial farming of […]

Digitisation irreversibly progresses creating social renaissance

RANGPUR : The process of digitisation has been progressing irreversibly creating a social renaissance and new epoch in the national life for building a medium income Bangladesh effectively in near future, reports BSS. The progress of development activities has been accelerated and civic life has become dependent on the online digitised facilities by virtue of […]

Sports

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Pollard, Ramdin rescue West Indies

Sports Desk : Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin fought to bring West Indies out of trouble and secured a tense victory, the absence of which would have raised questions over whether the sudden departure of the coach Ottis Gibson on the eve of the series had adversely impacted the side. Their counterattacking stand of 145 […]

             

Entertainment

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Apu Biswas-Shakib Khan to go abroad for shooting

Entertainment Desk : Atcors Apu Biswas and Shakib Khan are to go abroad by the end of this month for the shooting of three films. They will first visit Thailand and then Malaysia.’ During their visit they will be shooting for a song in the film ‘Shodh’ by Wakil Ahmed and three songs for Wazed […]

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Apu Biswas-Shakib Khan to go abroad for shooting

Entertainment Desk : Atcors Apu Biswas and Shakib Khan are to go abroad by the end of this month for the shooting of three films. They will first visit Thailand and then Malaysia.’ During their visit they will be shooting for a song in the film ‘Shodh’ by Wakil Ahmed and three songs for Wazed […]

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The Ring Clock: A wristwatch for your finger

Pocket-watch, wrist-watch, finger-watch? Is this the evolutionary path for time-telling devices? The team behind The Ring Clock hopes so, and has launched a crowd-funding campaign to bring the idea to market. Despite this being an era where most of us are carrying a mobile phone, dedicated timepieces haven’t died out. In fact, there appears to […]

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Mohit Suri to direct cousin Alia Bhatt

Entertainment Desk : Alia Bhatt who has expressed her desire to work with cousin Mohit Suri in the past may be seen in his film soon. Alia Bhatt, Mohit SuriAlia Bhatt and Mohit Suri are cousins According to reports, Alia has been meeting Mohit regularly to discuss a certain project and he too has warmed […]

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Salman Khan’s Kick crosses Rs 350 crores on box office

Entertainment Desk According to Koimoi, Kick collected Rs 1.97 crores on Friday taking the total to Rs 216.97 crores at the domestic office. The film has also become the eighth highest overseas grosser with overseas collections of Rs 65 crores. Also featuring Jacqueline, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Kick has now churned more than Rs […]

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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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NBL held an orientation program for Probationary officers

TBT Desk Dhaka: An orientation program for the newly recruited probationary officers has been held in National Bank Limited at the training institute of the bank recently, reports in press release. A K M Shafiqur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank attended on the program as chief guest. Md. Badiul Alam and Shamsul […]

Lifestyle

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Ten things that can happen only in Pran’s comic world

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Cartoonist Pran, who passed away on Tuesday left behind a rich legacy of comics that we will continue to adore. Here are ten of his gems. 1. When Sabu is Angry, a Volcano Erupts at some distant place in Jupiter. Saboo, the 15 feet tall alien from Jupiter rarely loses his cool. But […]

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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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5 healthy reasons to eat mangoes

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Health benefits of mangoes Aids digestion: Mangoes contain several enzymes that help in breaking down protein. This is the reason people eat mangoes after a hearty meal. The fibrous content of the fruit along with vitamins, minerals and probiotic dietary fibre help digest food easily.

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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 iPhone service from Computer Source

Apple products have a good reputation in the ICT market and they have certainly delivered what the end users were looking for, according to a press release. Computer Source Ltd, country’s leading ICT product and service provider has been providing support and solution to MacBook, iMac and iPods for a long time. And recently they […]

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SAYS organizes members orientation-2014

Rakibul Hasan South Asian Youth Society (SAYS) organized an orientation program for its fresh members at Capital’s EMK Centre on Thursday August 14, 2014. This regional youth network recruits general members once a year in summertime. The new members represent diverse backgrounds who share fresh thoughts and ideas to bring about sustainable change to the […]

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Duck rearing creates silent revolution in Satkhira

SATKHIRA : With a large number of people being engaged in rearing ducks, a silent revolution has been created in poultry industry of the south-western district of Satkhira, reports UNB. Many people are now opting for duck rearing as it brings more profit against low capital. Contacted, district livestock officer Dr Shishir Kumar Biswas said […]

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Scientists rushing in human trial for Ebola vaccines

TBT International Desk: Scientists are racing to begin the first human safety tests of two experimental Ebola vaccines, but it won’t be easy to prove that the shots and other potential treatments in the pipeline really work.  There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, a disease so rare that it’s been hard to attract […]

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Apple iPhone service from Computer Source

Apple products have a good reputation in the ICT market and they have certainly delivered what the end users were looking for, according to a press release. Computer Source Ltd, country’s leading ICT product and service provider has been providing support and solution to MacBook, iMac and iPods for a long time. And recently they […]

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