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Some organisations exploiting dengue situation: Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud inaugurates cleanliness and dengue prevention campaign with actors, directors, and producers of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation at Panthapath. Photo: PID Dhaka, Aug 2 : Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday accused some organisations of taking advantage of the dengue crisis and lining their pockets. “We’ll identify them and take actions,” he warned while inaugurating ...

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Study links high levels of oestrogen in the womb to autism

Researchers have identified a link between exposure to high levels of the sex hormone oestrogen in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism. Published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, the discovery adds further evidence to support the prenatal sex steroid theory of autism first proposed 20 years ago. In 2015, the researchers measured the levels of four prenatal steroid hormones, ...

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Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, royal decrees say. Under the new rule announced on Friday, women over the age of 21 can apply for a passport without authorisation from a male guardian. All adults can now apply for a passport and travel, putting women on an equal footing to men.The royal decrees ...

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Thai leader orders investigation of Bangkok blasts; 4 hurt

Photo: Thai investigators examine a site of an explosion that injured people in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.  Bangkok, Aug 2 : Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China ...

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US ambassador buys 30 kg Snadesh from Goplaganj

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has bought 30 kilogram of Sandesh from traditional sweet shop Dutta Mistanna Bhandar in Gopalgonj. He purchased the sweet while returning to Dhaka from Gopalgonj on Friday morning. Earlier, Miller along with his wife reached there in the morning and tested Rasogolla and Sandesh of the shop.Babul Dutta, owner of the Dutta Mistanna ...

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Al-Qaida kills at least 20 at military camp

Yemeni officials and tribal leaders say al-Qaida militants targeted a military camp in southern Abyan province, killing at least 20 troops. The militants attacked the camp with rocket propelled grenades and automatic rifles around midnight, setting off clashes that lasted until early morning on Friday. The troops targeted are members of a force trained by the United Arab Emirates, a ...

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How to tackle hair fall

We all have had nightmares about losing all our hair! Imagine seeing your precious strands of hair falling in clumps right before your eyes. That’s what alopecia does to you! Ketaki Jani, a model who has alopecia, says, “In our society, it is considered a taboo if a woman doesn’t have hair. Hence, people used to stare at me with ...

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Katy Perry told to pay $550k to Christian rapper Flame

Katy Perry has been ordered to pay a Christian rapper $550,000 (£454,000) of her own earnings from her 2013 song Dark Horse by a US court. That amount is a part of the $2.7m (£2.2m) awarded to gospel artist Flame, who has successfully sued the star for copying one of his songs. Her label, Capitol Records, will have to pay ...

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Boris Johnson’s party suffers defeat in UK special election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s governing Conservative Party lost a special election early Friday, leaving it with a one-vote working majority in Parliament as Brexit looms. In the Conservatives’ first electoral test since Johnson became prime minister nine days ago, the party was defeated for the seat of Brecon and Radnorshire in Wales by Jane Dodds of the opposition Liberal ...

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Thakurgaon bus collision leaves 8 people dead

Photo: People throng Borokhochabari in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila where 7 people were killed in collision between two buses. Thakurgaon, Aug 2 : Eight people were killed and 29 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Dhaka highway at Borokhochabari in Sadarupazila on Friday. The deceased were identified as bus driver Chaina, 40, Bipul Chandra, Fatema, Mostafa, Mangali ...

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