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22 shops gutted in Rangamati fire

Rangamati, Sept 26 : At least 22 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at a local market in Kaukhali area of Sadar upazila early Wednesday. The fire broke out around 3 am at a shop of Azam Market and spread soon, said Didarul Alam, assistant director Rangamati Fire Service and Civil Defence office. On information, a firefighting unit ...

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PM seeks peacekeeping reform to make it more fit for purpose

New York, Sept 26 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the importance of UN peacekeeping reform with adequate authorisation of peacekeepers and making them better equipped as they are facing growing unconventional threats from non-state actors. “Peacekeepers are now deployed in certain places where there’s no peace to keep. They face growing unconventional threats from non-state actors. UN missions ...

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Bangladesh has potential to achieve more: Bernicat

Addressing issues of factory safety, labor rights emphasized Dhaka, Sept 25 : US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Tuesday said Bangladesh has come so far in the 47 years since liberation and has so much potential to achieve even more. “Continued economic development and growth depends on Bangladesh remaining vigilant and continuing to address issues like factory safety and ...

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UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May’s Brexit deal

London, Sept 25 : Britain’s main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed divorce deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament and might support a new Brexit referendum. One official said May’s government was offering the country a choice between “really bad and even worse.” If Britain ...

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Govt employees to get 5pc interest home loan from Oct 1

  Dhaka, Sept 25 : Four state-owned banks and Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide government officers and employees with home loan at five percent interest. In presence of Finance Minister AMA Muhith, the Sonali, Agrani, Janata, and Rupali Bank signed the MoU with BHBFC. Finance division additional secretary Md. ...

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11 bombs recovered in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Police in a drive recovered six crude bombs and five petrol bombs from Rakhi village in Chunarughat upazila early Tuesday. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and recovered the bombs from a makeshift shop in an abandoned condition, said AKM Azmiruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Chunarughat Police Station.The seized bombs were sent to ...

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Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter

If you struggling to lose weight, then apart from eating right and exercising, you can opt for negative calorie foods. These are foods that can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain. But keep in mind, that restricting your diet to these foods is not healthy, and you ...

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Bangladeshi Razib gets Facebook fellowship

Dhaka, Sept 25 : Facebook authorities have selected Bangladeshi entrepreneur Razib Ahmed as fellow of its ‘Community Leadership Program’ for his group ‘Search English’ where members help each other to become more fluent in English. Razib Ahmed, former president of the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB), will receive a grant of US$ 50,000 for further development of the project. The ...

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Researchers warn prosthetic valve increases risk of death

A new research found that patients who undergo a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) suffer an increased risk of death and heart failure.   Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania stated that the implanted heart valve is too small for the patient which can lead to inadequate blood flow. The team also found that the risk of death and heart ...

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