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Char women achieve success in health, hygiene, sanitation

RANGPUR: Thousands of the distressed women living in remote char areas on the Brahmaputra basin have achieved laudable success in the health, hygiene, sanitation and safe drinking water sectors in recent years, reports BSS. The exceptional success achieved by char women with assistance of Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) has reduced extent of water-borne diseases and […]

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Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44

JOS: An emergency agency official says 44 people were killed by two bombs that exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria’s central city of Jos. Abdussalam Mohammed of the National Emergency Management Agency says 67 other people were wounded and are being treated in hospitals. Witnesses who requested anonymity for […]

Sports

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Younis, Masood tons put Pakistan ahead

Sports Desk Shan Masood and Younis Khan came together at 13 for 2 in a chase of 377, and responded with the highest fourth-innings partnership ever for Pakistan, leaving the visitors 147 runs adrift of achieving the highest successful chase ever in Sri Lanka. The duo had to contend with a charged up three-man pace […]

Entertainment

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Minissha Lamba ties the knot with Ryan Tham

Entertainment Desk Why Raman Handa had a court marriage before a traditional one’Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge’ magic to be recreated on ‘Mooh Boli S…Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena’s traditional ‘shaadi’ is planned for …Treadmill rehab for gas-hit, yoga hubs turn shaadi hallsBlame it on Jupiter: It’s no longer shaadi season While everyone has been speculating […]

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Premiere show of ‘Ghashful’ held

The film ‘Ghasful’ made under the banner of Impress Telefilms is to be released on 15th May. The film has been directed by Akram Khan. Marking the release of the film a premiere show was organized at the Jamuna Future Park’s Blockbuster Cinema on 11th May. The event was attended by Channel I’s managing directed […]

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The Enchanted Highway, North Dakota

Interesting news The Enchanted Highway is a 32-mile stretch of highway starting at Exit 72 on Interstate 94, about 20 miles east of Dickinson, in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of North Dakota. The paved county highway, which begins near the town of Gladstone and terminates at Regent, features a collection of large […]

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Minissha Lamba ties the knot with Ryan Tham

Entertainment Desk Why Raman Handa had a court marriage before a traditional one’Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge’ magic to be recreated on ‘Mooh Boli S…Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena’s traditional ‘shaadi’ is planned for …Treadmill rehab for gas-hit, yoga hubs turn shaadi hallsBlame it on Jupiter: It’s no longer shaadi season While everyone has been speculating […]

ational Award Winner Kaakkaa Muttai to Release in June

National Award Winner Kaakkaa Muttai to Release in June

Entertainment Desk National Award winning Tamil movie Kaakkaa Muttai (The Crow’s Egg) is all set to release on June 5. The Fox Star Studios’ film, which has already won the Best Children’s Film and the Best Child Actor awards at the 62nd National Film Awards, has impressed many at various fests like Toronto International Film […]

'American Idol' to end after season 15

‘American Idol’ to end after season 15

Entertainment Desk Singing-based reality show “American Idol” will end its run after the fifteenth season, which will premiere in January 2016, broadcasting company Fox has announced. Singers Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban will return as the season 15 judges, along with host Ryan Seacrest, reports variety.com. While searching for the final “American […]

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui ‘Honoured’ by New York Fest Award

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who bagged the Best Actor award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) for Haraamkhor, said that he feels honoured. “I’m feeling very honoured to have received such a prestigious award at a big festival like this one. Thanking all for love and support always,” Nawazuddin said in a statement. In […]

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DBL Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Business Desk Dhaka : Dhaka Bank Limited has celebrated its 20 years of successful journey at a festive mood at Redisson Blu Water Garden Hotel on Sunday, reports a press release. Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. On this occasion, “Personal Social Responsibility (PSR) Office” & “Reconciler Office” […]

Lifestyle

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Aries (March 21 – April 19) Creativity and romance are a good combination, Aries, and today both are in top form. Why not get out the good stationery and craft a love note that will set that special someone’s heart aflutter? Cater to your romantic nature, ideally with a partner at your side. Even if […]

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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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How to use cinnamon in your beauty routine

Dhaka,  – While cinnamon is a spice that lends great flavour to your food, it can also be used in your make-up and skincare routine! We tell you how, reports UNB. Use it like a bronzer. Combine cinnamon, nutmeg, corn starch and cocoa powder and mix them together. Check the colour; if you want a […]

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JU Butterfly Fair on Friday

Humaun Kabir, JU correspondent: If Butterflies fly in the sky, the nature will get new speed’’ bearing this slogan Jahangirnagar University will organize fifth butterflies fair on Friday . The fair will be held at University‘s Zahir Raihan auditorium.Convener of the program, Zoology Prof. Md Monowar hossain tuhin said at a press conference on Wednesday […]

Horoscope

Aries (March 21 – April 19) Creativity and romance are a good combination, Aries, and today both are in top form. Why not get out the good stationery and craft a love note that will set that special someone’s heart aflutter? Cater to your romantic nature, ideally with a partner at your side. Even if […]

Maiden polls to UZ reserved seats for women June 15

DHAKA : The maiden elections to the reserved (Women) seats of 478 Upazila Parishads (out of 487) will be held on June 15, reports UNB. The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notification announcing the election schedules for the reserved seats, set aside exclusively for women, in the 478 Upazila Parishads. According to the election […]

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Photography exhibition: Intra EWU 2015

East West University Photography Club (EWUPC) has organized a three day long in home photography exhibition from 28th – 30th June of this year. The event was titled as “Intra EWU 2015″ and took place in the faculty lounge of the university. The exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Founder […]

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Women in peacebuilding – Ask An Expert

Achievement Desk Celebrate Women’s History Month: Women in Peacebuilding Peacebuilding requires many voices and many participants, and women and girls play an important role in this work all over the world. March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 has been designated as International Women’s Day, which affords an important opportunity to highlight the stories […]

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Photography exhibition: Intra EWU 2015

East West University Photography Club (EWUPC) has organized a three day long in home photography exhibition from 28th – 30th June of this year. The event was titled as “Intra EWU 2015″ and took place in the faculty lounge of the university. The exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Founder […]

Chief operating officer seeking cure violence

Development Desk: Founded in 2000 and housed at the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Cure Violence today is a $3M global organization operating in 25 cities with a team of 50 who are all committed to reversing the spread of violence. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. referenced Cure […]

The Shitalakkhya River, floated across the industrial nerve, Narayanganj suffer record pollution these days. The picture is taken from the area. Photo: Fojit Shak Babu

Shitalakkhya now fallen of toxic wastage

Sharif Sumon Once upon a time people of both side of Shitalakhya River the heart of Narayangonj used the water for cooking, drinking etc. ships from abroad countries used to take waters for drinking from this river befor their departure from the dockyard of Narayangonj. It is almost 30-40 years back when Shitalakhya was in […]

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Community clinics: revitalization or merely a project?

Munira Tasnim Karim Community clinics in Bangladesh are tiny clinics and established at the most remote area which mainly focuses rural and marginalized people. At present the revitalized number of functional community clinic is 12,217 which were established by the present government in 2009. Clinics are supposed to provide primary health care on health, nutrition […]

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When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over ‘velfie’ craze

MUMBAI,  – Move over selfie, India is embracing the “velfie” with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps, reports BSS. From lip-synching famous movie scenes and quizzing political leaders to interviewing job candidates, Indian tech firms are betting on the latest […]

The dawning of hydro-terrorism

The dawning of hydro-terrorism

Ibrahim al-Marashi ISIL threatens to flood downstream towns and deprive them of a resource for daily survival and irrigation. The role of water in conflict in the Middle East has existed since time immemorial, but ISIL has used it to such an effect that it deserves credit for mastering “hydro-terrorism”, threatening to flood downstream towns […]

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