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3rd SUST IPE Alumni Association (SIPEAA) Election will be held on January 24th

Masud Al Razi : Shahjalal University of Science & Technology’s Industrial and Production Engineering alumni association will hold its 3rd election on January 24th-26th.  4 years ago, SIPEAA (SUST IPE Alumni Association) was established with a great motto“Together we will achieve more” to flourish in Industrial world by the energetic graduates of SUST IPE Department.Now it is an organization of ...

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Mithila’s sister Missouri to make come back with TV play

Actress Rafiyath Rashid Mithila’s sister Missouri Rashid is taking acting career after working in advertisement for four years. Missouri has already started acting in Gias Uddin’s short film titled ‘Shironamhin’. She is in the lead role and the shooting is going on in the Dhaka New Market area. Speaking to media Missouri said, “Though I started acting with family’s decision ...

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Electricity production at Payra power plant begins

Payra coal-fired power plant. Photo: Collected Electricity production at the coal-fired Payra thermal power plant started in Patuakhali’s Kalapara upazila on Monday. The ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources informed that the power generated from the plant is added (synchronising) to the national grid around 12:00 pm this noon. Initially, the power plant is generating 10 MW power and ...

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Death penalty for ex-Pakistan president thrown out

A court in Pakistan has overturned the death sentence handed down to former president Pervez Musharraf by declaring the legal process unconstitutional. Gen Musharraf had challenged the formation of special court which found him guilty of treason last December. On Monday, the Lahore High Court sided with the exiled general, who seized power in a 1999 coup and was president ...

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71 pc public hospitals violate tobacco law: Report

Photo : Courtesy The evidence of smoking such as cigarette butts and smell of smoke were found at 71 percent of public hospitals in Dhaka which goes against the Smoking and Tobacco Usage (Control) Act, according to a survey carried out by National Heart Foundation. The survey was conducted in 51 hospitals in Dhaka among which 45 percent had the ...

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No step to ensure level-playing field, alleges BNP

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday alleged that the Election Commission is not taking any step to ensure a level-playing field though their party candidates are being obstructed from carrying out electioneering ahead of the polls to two Dhaka city corporations. “The ruling party candidates are preventing our election campaign through attacks at different places. Our councillor candidates ...

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Queen to host crisis summit on Harry and Meghan’s future

Photo : In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is set to hold face-to-face  talks Monday with Prince Harry for the first time since he and his wife, ...

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India’s ruling party lawmaker threatens to shoot protesters

Members and activists Socialist Unity Center of India-Marxist (SUCI-M) burn an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while protesting against a new citizenship law and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, in Kolkata, India : File Photo The head of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party in the state of West Bengal has threatened to shoot ...

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Bangladesh to take part in ‘Ambiente Fair 2020’

Thirty-four exhibitors from Bangladesh are going to take part in the world’s largest consumer goods fair – the Ambiente Fair 2020 – in Germany. Of the participants, Paragon Ceramic, Shinepukur, Peoples Ceramic, Monno Ceramic, FARR Ceramics, San Trade, and RFL Plastics will have their private stands. Prokritee, Saidpur Enterprises, Artisan house, Asix BD, and Aranya Crafts will participate under the ...

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Drinking green tea linked to longer, healthier life: Study

Drinking green tea at least three times a week is associated with a longer and healthier life, according to a study published on Thursday. The analysis included 100,902 participants in China with no history of heart attack, stroke, or cancer. “Habitual tea consumption is associated with lower risks of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death,” said Xinyan Wang, from the Chinese ...

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