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Jennifer Lawrence feels ‘honored’ on pay gap talk

When actress Jennifer Lawrence addressed the Hollywood gender pay gap issue this year, she soon became the poster girl for what has become a hot issue, a title she says she is honored to have. “It’s an honor … it’s definitely a discussion that needs to be had,” said Lawrence. “So if I’m one percent responsible for starting it or ...

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Stroke and physiotherapy management

 By Dr Md Faruqul Islam :: Mr Nahid Imran, a 30 years old gentleman, just completed his masters degree in information technology. Few months back he was in the Skype, chatting with his friend, suddenly he felt down; means loss of consciousness and speech along unable to move right side of his body. Then immediately he was taken to a ...

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From MDGs to SDGs

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an assessment of the challenges for the next 15 years. “Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs” identifies the key drivers of progress in health under the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It lays out actions that countries and the international ...

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Milk matters!

Milk is the most balanced source of nutrition for human beings. Dairy products are a good source of energy, and contain all essential food elements including protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Milk keeps your heart in good condition, by maintaining blood pressure. Calcium in milk products maintains bone density and prevents osteoporosis (bone thinning). Osteoporosis is very ...

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Elderly ‘reluctant to complain’ over health care

Elderly people are reluctant to make complaints about poor health care or do not know how to, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman says. A report suggested 56% of people aged over 65 who experienced a problem did not complain because of worries about how it might impact future treatment. Nearly 20% did not know how to raise a complaint, ...

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Homes evacuated and power cuts as Storm Frank hits UK

Hundreds of homes have been evacuated and thousands left without power in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland as Storm Frank brings more heavy rain. There are three severe flood warnings, indicating danger to life, in Croston, Lancashire, where villagers are braced for the second flood in a week. About 300 homes are being evacuated in Hawick in the Scottish borders, ...

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Revealed: housebuilders sitting on 600,000 plots of land

 A new house under construction at Taylor Wimpey’s Churchill Place development in Mill Hill, London. The current rate of 150,000 new homes a year is far short of government targets. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Britain’s biggest housebuilders possess enough land to create more than 600,000 new homes, an analysis by the Guardian has found, raising questions about whether they are doing ...

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Extremist who planned 7/7 anniversary attack in London jailed for life

A man who plotted a terror attack in London to coincide with the anniversary of the 7/7 bombings has been jailed for life. Extremist Mohammed Rehman, 25, planned to bomb the Westfield shopping centre or the Tube and used Twitter for advice on where to strike. Rehman was sentenced to life with a minimum of 27 years. He was also ...

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AL leading in municipal polls’ results

Ruling Awami League-blessed mayoral candidates are leading the municipal polls results which are now in progress after completion of voting on Wednesday. At least 16 ruling party backed mayoral candidates among 20 municipalities reportedly secured large lead over their competitors. The Municipalities are—Ranishonkoil, Natore Sadar, Islampur, Jamalpur Sadar, Bashurhat, Borhanuddin, Daulat Khan, Bhola, Kolapara, Tarabo, Sunamganj Sadar, Chowddagram, Laksham, Bogra ...

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