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High-stressed jobs can lead to early grave: Study

  If you are in a high-stress job with little or no control over the work flow, chances are you are heading towards innumerable health conditions — even an early death — than those who have flexibility and discretion in their jobs. A team of researchers from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business found that individuals in low-control jobs, high ...

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The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain signs big deal with BBC

  Last year’s The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has signed a deal with the BBC to front various programmes for the broadcaster. The broadcaster revealed that Hussain was making a “home” for herself on the BBC, adding that she will continue doing The One Show segments while developing “other exciting programme ideas”. The news dampens rumours Hussain ...

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17th Asian Art Biennale to be ‘unique,’ say organisers

Members of the primary selection committee of the 17th Asian Art Biennale said the month-long event, scheduled to begin on December 1, would be ‘unique’ and better than the previous editions. They said that for the first time the festival is going to include artworks from outside Asia while the committee would – also for the first time – select ...

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Asad-Suborna pairs up in new film ‘Gohin Baluchor’

After a long hiatus of 32 years, veteran actors Raisul Islam Asad and Suborna Mustafa are all set to reunite on small screen. For an upcoming silver screen project, the intrepid actors are all set to bring their chemistry back to the big screen for young audience. The film, directed by Suborna’s husband Badrul Anam Soud has been titled as ...

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DUMA wins Delhi mime contest

Dhaka University Mime Action, a DU-based mime troupe, bagged the first position at a mime contest held as part of an international cultural festival at the Jindal Global University of Delhi, India. The festival, titled ‘Biswamil 2016,’ held on October 14-16, was the annual cultural programme of the university. More than 58 troupes from different universities of India and several ...

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Emma Stone on pay disparity: ‘Lucky’ to have equal pay as male co-stars

  Actress Emma Stone said she feels lucky to be paid the same remuneration as her male counterparts. In an interview with the Vogue magazine, the Birdman star said she is not in favour of the lack of disparity in payments between male and female actors, reported femalefirst.co.uk. “We should all be treated fairly and paid fairly. I’ve been lucky ...

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Hina Khan makes her relationship public in the most romantic post, see pics

  Hina Khan’s social media handles are a window to her flamboyant personality. She is a fun-loving and mischievous person, a lot different than her onscreen character of a serious Akshara who is loaded with the burden of family and coping with the hardships of life in her hit television show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. But now Hina has ...

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I’m very patriotic, but why hang only artistes: Priyanka

In the wake of the spillover of recent tensions between India and Pakistan on Bollywood, actress Priyanka Chopra says as a “patriot”, she would go along with whatever the government decides on the issue. But why only actors are singled out in these discussions, she has asked. Talking about the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan, Priyanka, whose late father ...

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Tauquir’s Oggatonama achieves Special Mention award in Italy

Another feather has been added to the success of talented film maker Tauquir Ahmed as his film Oggatonama (The Unnamed) was conferred a Special Mention award at the Religion Today Film Festival held in Trento city of Italy. The big screen venture directed by Tauquir Ahmed snatched such award for the fourth time in the foreign film festivals. Bangla daily ...

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This is what Rekha has to say about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s beauty

  The Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards, held on October 15, was a star-studded event. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was an absolute stunner as she sashayed down the red carpet in a black gown. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ actress even won the award for the Most Glamorous Star (Female) and it was presented to her by none other than Bollywood’s ...

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