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Sedentary lifestyle worse for your health than smoking

We have all heard that exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease.   Researchers and author of the study published in the journal JAMA Network Open called the results as “extremely surprising.”  “Being unfit on a treadmill or in ...

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Work for people, not for making own fortune, PM to public representatives

New Barishal mayor Sadiq Abdullah sworn in Photo: Newly elected mayor of Barishal City Corporation Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah take oath as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administer the oath at a ceremony at Shapla Hall on Monday. Dhaka, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the public representatives to work for the welfare of people, not for making ...

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Bangladesh win by 28-run against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh won by 28 runs against Zimbabwe in the first in the first match of the three-match ODI series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.   Opening batsman Imrul Kayes’ career best 144 runs helped Bangladesh post a total of 271 runs for 8 against visiting Zimbabwe.  Chasing a 272-run target, the visiting Zimbabwe collected 243 runs for ...

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Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

 Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least 11 civilians in the eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the victims of Sunday’s blast include six children. The attack occurred on the second day of Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, which were extended because of attacks on Saturday and technical issues that caused hours of delays. ...

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Imrul Kayes 144 leads remarkable Bangladesh revival

Bangladesh set a substantial total of 271-8 after a shaky start and sudden shocks in their first match against Zimbabwe at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.   Opener Imrul Kayes struck his third ODI hundred and scored 144 runs of 140 balls .  Earlier, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza  won the toss and elected to bat first in the first ...

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BNP leader Amir Khosru lands in jail

Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury. FIle photo Chattogram, Oct 21 : A court here on Sunday sent BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury to jail rejecting his bail petition in a case filed under the ICT Act. Chittagong Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the order , said Public Prosecutor (PP) Md Fakhruddin Chowdhury. Khasru’s lawyer Mofizul Haq ...

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Dhaka CMM court issues warrant for Mainul’s arrest

Dhaka, Oct 21 : A court here on Sunday issued warrant for the arrest of Barrister Mainul Hosein in a case filed for hurling abusive words at journalist Masuda Bhatti in a television talk show. Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman Nur passed the order after recording the statement of Masuda Bhatti in the afternoon. The court also fixed November 22 ...

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At Jordan border, Damascus seeks to revive regional trade

By reopening a key land crossing with Jordan this month, the Syrian regime is inching towards a return to trade with the wider region as it looks to boost its war-ravaged economy. The government of President Bashar al-Assad took back control of the Nassib border post in July from rebels as part of a military offensive that reclaimed swathes of ...

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Barcelona reclaim top spot in the La Liga with 4-2 win against Sevilla

Lionel Messi scored and then went off injured as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 on Saturday to move back to the top of La Liga.   Messi had to be substituted in the 26th minute at the Camp Nou after falling awkwardly on his right arm, but not before the Argentinian had doubled Barca’s lead with a curling left-footed finish.  Barcelona ...

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K-beauty: The rise of Korean make-up in the West

For thousands of years the fashion conscious have used make-up to get their look just right, and keep up with fast-moving trends. Now, the global beauty industry is experiencing a revolution driven by South Korea. Say hello to K-beauty. Young people in Western countries have become infatuated with K-pop – Korean pop music – and Korean soap operas.   Many ...

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