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Amar Ekushey today

The nation observes the Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day today, paying a glowing tribute to the martyrs of the historic language movement of 1952. Sowing the very seeds of a unique nationhood based on language and culture, valiant sons of the soil, including Salam, Barkat, Rafiq, Jabbar and Shafiur made the supreme sacrifice during the language movement ...

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6 BD nationals detained in Malaysia

Malaysian Immigration Department has detained six Bangladesh nationals as the Southeast Asian country launched countrywide drive against the illegal migrants staying there, reports UNB. A total 971 illegal migrants were held in an overnight crackdown nationwide. Among the detainees, 161 are Nepalese, 10 Indonesians, 8 Myanmar nationals, four Sri Lankans, one Indian and 22 Chinese nationals, according to Malaysian media ...

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Book fair draws huge crowd on Ekushey eve

Book wormers, in their hundreds, thronged the Ekushey book fair on the Bangla Academy premises with the spirit of love for their mother tongue on Saturday, hours before the observance of Shaheed Day and International Mother Language Day. Though the Ekushey Book Fair usually draws huge crowd on Saturday as a weekly holiday, it turned abuzz on the eve Amar ...

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‘Tree Man’ undergoes successful surgery on right hand

‘Tree Man’ Abul Bajandar, who was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with a rare skin disease, underwent a successful surgery on his right hand on Saturday, reports UNB. Quoting Chief Coordinator of the National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery Dr Samanta Lal Sen, UNB said the operation was conducted on all his five fingers separately without any complications. ...

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View exchange meet on Sylhet Press Club’s : Journalist are the pioneer of Our society ——————Abdul Karim Goni

UK Based Weekly Bangla Mirror, English Online Portal Sylhet Mirror Editor and Chief Editor of  Who’s Who Abdul Karim Goni Said new Dimension created by Sylheti Journalist in UK is Praiseworthy. I work Life long for the Welfare of the society. I need help from people for the socio-economic Upliftment of our Society. He said Journalist are the pioneer of ...

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Get inspired by Bollywood divas to look fashionable

Sport metallic dual tones or go bright with orange, do it the film industry’s fashion icons’ way to up your fashion quotient. Anshu Choudhary, stylist at Craftsvilla.com, takes a leaf out of these Bollywood divas’ style books and suggests which ethnic fashion trends will rule this year. * It might seem like a big faux pas to team gold with ...

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10 food items you won’t believe got banned

10 food items you won’t believe got banned Grocery store shelves in the US are packed with food items that are banned in other countries. Arsenic-laced chicken, ractopamine-tainted meat, genetically engineered papaya, milk and dairy products injected with recombinant bovine growth hormone –these are just a few of the high-end delicacies shoppers can find in the US and people wonder ...

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Singapore Airlines launches Spring promotion

Singapore Airlines launched their Spring Promotion 2016 to 18 exciting destinations such as Bali, Bangkok, China, Japan, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. An all-inclusive return fare to Singapore starts at BDT 39,175. These special fares are on sale from now till 29 February 2016 for travel from 1 March to 31 May 2016 and applicable for flying out of Dhaka only. ...

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All banks asked to install anti-skimming devices in ATM booths

Bangladesh Bank asked to all 56 commercial banks of the country to install anti-skimming devices at their ATM booths to tackle fraudulent activities. The central bank also asked to use transparent glass in all ATM booths. Bangladesh Bank Executive Director Subhankar Saha on Wednesday made the statement while talking to journalists after emerging from a meeting with all commercial banks ...

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How fast are your lungs ageing? Here’s the lowdown

Mothers who smoke, respiratory infections and the date you were born all contribute to determine how fast your lungs are ageing, says a new study. The research revealed three factors that influence ageing of the lungs: Firstly, having a mother who smoked when she was pregnant with you will affect your lungs in a negative way; secondly, if your birth ...

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