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India gifts 1971 War of Independence memorabilia to Bangladesh

Photo: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla handing over some of the memorabilia to Bangladesh Armed forces at Air Force Station Bashar.  BD Desk : Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday handed over some of the memorabilia, including two PT 76 tanks and one Mi-04 Helicopter, to Bangladesh Armed forces. The memorabilia were received ...

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War crimes: Ex-addl IGP Oahidul sent to jail

  Dhaka Office : The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sent former Additional Inspector General of Police Oahidul Haque to jail in a case filed for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation war. A two-member bench of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) led by Justice Amir Hossain passed the order when police produced him before the tribunal today. Earlier ...

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BNP forms human chain for Khaleda’s release

Dhaka Office : As part of its seven-day political programme, BNP has formed a human chain in the city demanding its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail. Leaders and activists of the party form the human chain around 10:15am on Wednesday in front of the Party’s Naya Paltan Central Office. Followers holding banners, festoons and placard were chanting different slogans ...

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Indonesia oil well fire kills 15 people, injures dozens

International Desk : A newly drilled, unregulated oil well caught fire as people were trying to collect the oil early Wednesday, burning to death at least 15 people and injuring dozens of others. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the well in Pasi Putih village in eastern Aceh province ignited about 1.30 a.m. and is still burning. Five ...

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Launching of Bangabandhu-1 deferred again

Technology Desk : Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ICT) Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Wednesday said the launching schedule of Bangladesh first satellite Bangabandhu-1 is likely to be deferred again. The Minister came up with the information at a roundtable discussion title ‘Bangabandhu Satellite: Possibility in Space’. “The authorities concerned of US company SpaceX has fixed the possible date on May ...

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Tea state security guard killed in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A security guard of a privately-run tea state was stabbed to death allegedly by some young people following a brawl over grazing cattle inside the tea state at Fatehpur in Goainghat upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Pradhannyo Patro, 27, son of Binoy Patro of Jointapur upazila and a security guard of Gulni Tea State. ...

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Women wearing heavy makeup not perceived as leaders: Study

Women wearing heavy makeup are less likely to be thought of as good leaders, a study has found.   The research, published in the journal Perception, revealed that the amount of makeup a woman is wearing can have a negative impact on perceptions of her leadership ability.   “This study follows previous work in this area, which suggests that wearing ...

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The panjabi for Shab-e-barat

The rule of thumb — everything you wear must reflect your inner-self, and everything you don must suit the occasion. Initially worn by both men and women, especially in the region of Punjab, it sparked interest with the flow of time, and the Panjabi travelled beyond boundaries and came to this region. Whatever the historical narrative maybe, our signature panjabis ...

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Treat sunburn, improve gastro immune system with yogurt

Yogurt, the versatile dairy product, is filled with nutrition and is equally useful for skin and hair. Treat sunburns, acne and improve your immunity with yogurt,, say experts.   Experts have listed the goodness of yogurt:   * Treat sunburn: Spread yogurt on the affected area, leave it for 20-25 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Yogurt ...

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