Author Archives: Mumu Farouche

Ex-students of HSTU meet at ‘Daneshian Milonmela’

Ex-Students of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University held their first reunion ceremony at Sonargaon Royal Resort in Narayanganj on Friday last. They also visited historical Panam City and Folk Art Museum in Narayanganj. It was a day long program. The ex-students passed a busy day with their seniors, juniors and friends. The program […]

England beats Scotland at World Cup

TBT Sports Desk: Moeen Ali made 128 and took two wickets as England hauled its Cricket World Cup campaign back onto the rails after two demoralizing losses with a 119-run win over Scotland. After losing to Australia by 111 runs and to New Zealand by eight wickets, England entered the match against second-tier Scotland shaken, apprehensive […]

‘Birdman’ wins Oscar for best picture

TBT Entertainment Desk: The dark comedy “Birdman” held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and in return received the film industry’s highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture. Director Alejandro G. Inarritu’s story of a washed-up, former superhero actor attempting an improbable comeback on Broadway won four Oscars in […]

10 new Addl HC judges sworn in

TBT Live Update: Ten newly-appointed additional judges of the High Court (HC) were sworn-in on Thursday. Chief Justice SK Sinha administered the oath at a simple ceremony at the auditorium of the Supreme Court annex building. The new judges are Chittagong Metropolitan District and Sessions Judge (retd) SM Mojibur Rahman, Supreme Court Registrar Farid Ahmed Shibli, […]

One lakh Yaba pills recovered in Comilla

TBT Live Update: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered one lakh pieces of Yaba tablet from Bouara border area in Sadar (South) upazila early Thursday. Lieutenant Colonel Zakir Hossain, commanding officer of Kotbari BGB-10, said on a tip-off, a team of the border force launched a drive in the area and recovered the one […]

No end to Bangladesh crisis without polls: Khaleda

TBT Live Update: Opposition leader Khaleda Zia insisted that there could be no resolution of Bangladesh’s growing political crisis unless Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina agreed to stand down and allow new elections. “Every conscious and conscientious person in Bangladesh knows that the only way to resolve the current political crisis is to hold an inclusive, […]

15 held en route to Malaysia illegally in Ctg

TBT Live Update: An anti-smuggling squad of Bangladesh Navy arrested 15 Bangladeshis while they were going to Malaysia illegally from the outer anchorage of the port city early Thursday. Identities of the arrestees could not be known immediately. Commander Atiqur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Navy’s anti-smuggling cell, said a team of it arrested 15 Bangladeshis in the […]

6 killed in Pabna road crash

TBT Live Update: Six people, including a woman and her son, were killed and two others injured as a truck rammed a human hauler at Kashinathpur on the Pabna-Nagarbari highway in Sujanagar upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Runa,20, Ahasan,58, Rana,12, and his mother, and Abdul Matin,50 and Banya,8. Witnesses said a speeding […]

BD turns digital from ‘bottomless basket’: Joy

TBT Live Update: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Tuesday said Bangladesh has turned into a digital country from the ‘bottomless basket’ due to the present government’s initiatives and incentives to the ICT sector. “Henry Kissinger had once called Bangladesh a bottomless basket, but it’s no longer a bottomless basket. Today, […]

Two Bangladeshis shot dead by BSF

TBT Live Update: Two Bangladeshi nationals were shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Lebutala frontier in Maheshpur upazila early Wednesday. Identified as Amirul,35, son of Minhaz Mandol, a resident of Lebutala village, and Faizul,35, son of Sahadat, a resident of Jululi village in the same upazila, both the deceased were […]

Top 5 myths about weight loss

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Nowadays, we are constantly bombarded by myths about food, sex, exercise, nutrition and pretty much everything else. Tim Crowe – Nutrition Academic at Deakin University and freelance writer at Thinking Nutrition helps us bust some of these myths. According to Tim, some common nutrition and exercise myths are… Myth 1: Exercise makes you […]

8 reasons you should eat oatmeal for breakfast

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Nothing says “good morning” like a warm bowl of oatmeal. Whether it is cooked with milk or blended with fresh fruits, oats provide your body with many benefits. Normally eaten as porridge and as an ingredient in breakfast cereals and in baked goods (oatcakes, oat cookies and oat bread, oats have become a […]

20-party extends hartal by 48 hrs more

TBT Live Update: The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Tuesday extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide hartal by 48 hours until 6am Friday as part of its movement for what it said restoring democracy and people’s voting right. In a statement, BNP joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed, on behalf of the alliance, announced the extension of the shutdown […]

Delhi election: Indian PM Modi admits defeat

TBT International Desk: In a stunning defeat for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, the upstart anti-corruption Common Man Party appeared headed for a landslide victory as votes were tallied in the city-wide elections in Delhi on Tuesday. The contest was widely viewed as a measure of Modi’s political clout. SupporterWs of the Common Man […]