Author Archives: Jobaer Alam

Shakira gives birth to second child

TBT Entertainment Desk: Pop star Shakira and her longtime partner Gerard Pique have welcomed their second child, a baby boy. The 37-year-old Colombian superstar had her baby on schedule by Cesarean section in a Barcelona hospital, reported Billboard magazine. Shakira, and Pique, 27, had reserved an entire floor for the birth at the Teknon clinic, […]

WHO: Ebola response shifts to ending epidemic

TBT Health Desk: Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the deadly virus’ spread, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency said the three most affected countries — Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia — have reported fewer than 100 cases in the past week, […]

30,000 Yaba tablets seized in Ctg

TBT National Desk: An anti-smuggling squad of Bangladesh Navy in a drive seized 30,000 pieces of Yaba tablet from a boat at the outer anchorage of Chittagong port early Saturday. Navy sources said suspecting movement of an engine-run boat in the area, a team of Navy’s anti-smuggling cell, led by its Commander Atiqur Rahman, challenged […]

Bus set afire in old Dhaka

TBT National Desk: A bus was set on fire on the Johnson Road near National Medical College Hospital in old part of Dhaka city on Saturday morning. Fire service sources said miscreants set fire to the bus of Gabtoli-Sadarghat route in the area around 10:15 am. However, three passengers of the bus were injured as […]

Angelina Jolie meets ISIS victims in Iraq

TBT Entertainment Desk: Actress Angelina Jolie has met the victims of ISIS, who have been displaced in refugee camps in Northern Iraq. Jolie, 39, who is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, visited the Khanke Camp for Internally Displaced People yesterday. The camp is currently housing tens of thousands of families, who were forced […]

4 delicious ways to cook meat

TBT Lifestyle Desk: If you have a great piece of meat in your kitchen, try the following cooking techniques to get the best flavour. Stir frying: All you need to do is cut the meat in thin strips, get rid of as much fat as possible and stir fry it in a hot pan or […]

Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others

TBT International Desk: In the latest sign of Libya’s descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed following an hourslong standoff that included a car bomb that […]

Juventus beats Chievo 2-0 to move 7 points clear

TBT Sports Desk: Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion seven points clear atop the Serie A table on Sunday as Roma drew 1-1 at Fiorentina. Pogba scored a stunning opener on the hour mark […]

9 Ways to keep your skin looking young

TBT Lifestyle Desk: You might not know what it is, but collagen is the key when it comes to keeping your skin youthful and wrinkle-free. Collagen is a protein produced by our cells that helps “hold” the skin together, giving it firmness and elasticity. When we’re young, our skin stays plump and smooth because it […]

‘Birdman’ tops SAG Awards, Redmayne upsets Keaton

TBT Entertainment Desk: “Birdman” topped the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, winning best ensemble cast, even though star Michael Keaton was upset by Eddie Redmayne in the most outstanding actor category. Oscar favorites Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons cemented their front-runner status Sunday in a ceremony that often serves as a kind […]

Salma Hayek leads Saint Laurent menswear finale

TBT Entertainment Desk:   Fashion royalty Salma Hayek — the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault — led the front row pack at Saint Laurent, the highlight of the Paris menswear shows on Sunday. Joining her were actor Will Peltz and, nearby, Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour, who nursed her jetlag in […]

7 ‘robbers’ killed in lynch-mob attack in Narsingdi

TBT National Desk: Seven suspected robbers were killed and another one seriously injured in a lynch-mob attack at Bhatpara village in Sadar upazila early Monday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge KM Abul Kashem said a gang of robbers stormed into the house of former union parishad […]

Koko’s 1st namaz-e-janaza held in Malaysia

TBT News Desk: The first namaz-e-janaza for Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger son of former president Ziaur Rahman and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, was held in Malaysia after Zohr prayers. Malaysia chapter BNP leaders Engineer Bazlur Rahman and Mahbub Alam Shah told UNB and the janaza was held on the premises of Malaysia National Mosque-Negara […]