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Top 6 Tourist Attractions In And Around Sylhet

Best Tourist Attractions in Sylhet Top 6 Tourist Attractions in and around Sylhet Can you imagine yourself in a heavenly tranquil place in the midst of greenery with mountains as backdrop? To make this dream come true you can visit Sylhet, which is located in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh. Standing on the bank of the Surma River, Sylhet is ...

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Special steps to eliminate trans fat: Health Minister

Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh will take special initiatives to eliminate trans fat, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said Sunday. “To determine the maximum level of Trans-fat to 2 percent, it is also necessary to legislate as well as implement policies accordingly,” he said at an inaugural advocacy campaign titled ‘Eliminate Trans-fat, Reduce Heart Disease Risks’, according to a statement. Trans fat (Trans ...

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French New Wave icon Anna Karina dies at 79

Danish-French actress Anna Karina, muse of New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard, has died of cancer at the age of 79, her agent told AFP on Sunday. Karina, who epitomised Sixties chic with her elfin features and big kohl-rimmed blue eyes, starred in seven films made by her ex-husband Godard, including “Pierrot Le Fou”. “Anna died yesterday in a Paris hospital ...

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Gazipur fan factory fire leaves at least 10 dead

At least 10 people have been killed in a fire incident at a fan factory at Keshorita in Sadar upazila in Gazipur on Sunday. According to the Fire Service and Civil Defence, the fire started on the second floor of the three-storey factory of Luxury Fan in Kashorita under Baria union in Sadar Upazila around 5:30 pm on Sunday, reports ...

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Want to develop well-trained armed force: PM

Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government wants to develop a professional and well-trained armed force for Bangladesh to keep pace with the constantly-changing world. “We’re well aware of what are needed for the country and when, and we’re taking measures accordingly. Because, we want to develop a professional and well-trained armed force,” she said. The ...

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One shot dead, 20 injured as rival groups clash in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A man was shot dead while 20 others were injured as two rival groups clashed at village Kaldhar under Derai upazila of Sunamganj district on Sunday morning. Of the injured, 13 were injured by bullets and admitted to the Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital. Police detained a person named Faruk Miah with a gun in this connection. He ...

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Govt finally publishes list of 10,789 Razakars

In the first phase, the government on Sunday published a list of 10,789 Razakars who collaborated with the Pakistani occupation forces during the War of Liberation in 1971. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque released the list at a press briefing at his ministry. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said the number of genuine freedom fighters is not ...

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Exercise can help manage body weight

Regular physical activity and exercise not only reduce the risks of a heart attack but also help manage body weight too. A new study states that brain oxygen levels are affected positively by natural behaviours, specifically exercise. According to Patrick J Drew, Huck Distinguished Associate Professor of Neural Engineering and Neurosurgery and associate director of the Penn State Neuroscience Institute, ...

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Bus crash kills at least 14 in central Nepal

At least 14 passengers were killed while around 16 others injured in a bus crash at Sindhupalchowk district in central Nepal on Sunday morning, authorities confirmed, reports Xinhua. Ganesh Khanal, spokesperson at district police office Sindhupalchowk, told Xinhua, “12 passengers died on the spot while two breathed their last in the hospital. The injured have already been sent to the ...

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Napoli beaten 2-1 by Parma in Gattuso’s debut

Gennaro Gattuso has his work cut out for him as Napoli’s new coach. The Partenopei conceded an injury-time winner in a 2-1 loss at home to Parma on Saturday in Gattuso’s debut. Gattuso was hired midweek to replace the fired Carlo Ancelotti — his former coach at AC Milan — but couldn’t prevent Napoli from extending its winless streak in ...

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