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Richa turns cabbie for a day!

With promotional activities believed to be a determining factor of a film’s success, it’s not surprising to see actors go the extra mile for their movies’ publicity. In a bid to promote Fukrey Returns that hits theatres this week, the makers are giving fans an opportunity to meet the comic caper’s lead actor, Richa Chadha aka Bholi Punjaban. What’s new, ...

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New book explains why Indians love whisky and wine is only a fad in India

THE NEWS DESK: Wine connoisseur Magandeep Singh says India loves its spirits. For one simple reason, spirits have gained the Indian drinkers’ preference vote – pocket- friendliness. Dark spirits dominate the Indian market.(Shutterstock) Spirits have gained Indian drinkers’ preference vote for one simple reason – pocket- friendliness and given a choice and a long evening of heavy binge drinking ahead ...

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Nia Sharma is Asia’s second sexiest woman

THE NEWS DESK: Nia Sharma is quite a regular on reality shows. Recently, she was seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi. She is also known for making bold statements on social media through her photos. Nia Sharma has 1.5 million followers on Instagram. Nia Sharma, one of the big stars of India’s small screen and web series platform, has been adjudged ...

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This is the age women have the best sex of their lives

THE NEWS DESK: A survey commissioned by the contraceptive app Natural Cycles revealed that women have the best sex of their lives at the age of 36. As far as attractiveness was concerned, women aged 36 felt the most confident in their skin and 8 out of 10 said that they felt sexy. As far as attractiveness was concerned, women ...

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Priyanka Chopra voted sexiest Asian for fifth time; Nia Sharma, Deepika Padukone are runners-up

Priyanka Chopra has been voted the sexiest Asian woman in a UK poll, followed by Nia Sharma and Deepika Padukone in second and third places. Press Trust of India Priyanka Chopra took the title back from Deepika Padukone this year. Priyanka Chopra took the title back from Deepika Padukone this year.(Instagram) Priyanka Chopra has been voted the “Sexiest Asian Woman” ...

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Virat Kohli stresses on need for rest after playing non-stop for last 48 months

Virat Kohli will not feature in the upcoming ODI and T20 series vs Sri Lanka and justified his need for rest during the post-match press conference after the final Test match of this series. Indian captain Virat Kohli justified his need for rest during the post-match press conference after the final Test match of this series. Indian captain Virat Kohli ...

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Here’s why BCCI had to arrange back-to-back India vs Sri Lanka cricket series

BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that the two India vs Sri Lanka series were unavoidable as it had to honour its commitment to the calendar. INDIA VS SRI LANKA 2017 Updated: Dec 07, 2017 16:02 IST Reuters, New Delhi Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, second right, hugs his teammates after the third India vs Sri Lanka Test in ...

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Men at higher risk of dying of AIDS than women: UNAIDS

About 36.7 million people in the world were living with HIV in 2016, but fewer than 21 million people had access to antiretrovirals, according to UNAIDS Men are less likely to test for HIV or access antiretroviral therapy and, therefore, are more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women, UNAIDS said on Friday. Around the world, fewer than half ...

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Grow up, being a little sad is not a sign of mental illness

Online Desk:Sometimes life can be a bit tough and you just have to put up with it. That’s a lesson schools should be passing on, alongside the basics such as the 3Rs. In fact, learning the value of stoicism, resolve and perseverance is more useful than how to do a quadratic equation or understanding the nitrogen cycle. So I laud ...

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Robot ‘Sophia’ meets Prime Minister Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will set up one high-tech park in every district to flourish the ICT sector. “Necessary incentives will also be given if the investors come up to invest in this sector in proposed 100 economic zones across the country,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating a four-day Digital World ...

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Stressful life events may lead to obesity in females

Women, who have recently experienced one or more traumatic events or those who have undergone several negative events relatively in the past years, are at a higher risk of developing obesity, warns a new study. Such events may also enhance cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes and cancer and contribute to spiralling healthcare costs. The study, presented in ...

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Ms world lady vJessia wants to pair up with Shakib

Jessia Islam, who represented Bangladesh in the Miss World 2017, has expressed her desire to work alongside Shakib Khan even though Dhallywood is not in her immediate plans.”I’ve plans to work in films. And, I want to pair up with Shakib Khan for my first film as he’s the best actor now we’ve in the industry,” said she. However, Jessia ...

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Selena Gomez receives 2017 Woman of the Year Award

Selena Gomez stunned everyone at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles as she attended the 2017 Billboard Women in Music Dinner and Awards Gala. The Fetish singer received the 2017 Woman of the Year Award. Selena’s kidney donor and close friend Francia Raisa was also present with her, according to reports on EOnline.com. Speaking to Billboard about how she ...

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Angelina Jolie wants people to visit Cambodia

Actor-filmmaker Angelina Jolie hopes that her new film, First They Killed My Father, will encourage people to go to Cambodia. The 42-year-old has directed the film based on author Lung Ung’s account of the Khmer Rouge 1975-79 regime in Cambodia. It depicts a difficult period in history, but she wants viewers to see past that and embrace the “beautiful” land ...

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Japanese women too busy to fall in love

Some 60 per cent of eligible women in Japan are reluctant to fall in love due to the growing burden at their workpace, according to a survey. As women today are facing the same workload as men in Japan, the ensuing fatigue has made women more willing to lounge on a sofa and watch soap operas after work instead of ...

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Pope joins mass prayer at Suhrawardy Udyan

THE NEWS DESK: Pope Francis, the spiritual leader Roman Catholics, joined a prayer service at the Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital city on Friday. Thousands of Catholics from different parts of the country attended the mass prayer seeking harmony and peace in the world. Besides, 16 priests were ordained during the mass prayers. Earlier on Thursday, Pope Francis arrived here ...

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Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita

Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita, gita jayanti, gita festival, geeta festival, geeta jayanti

This is the annirversary day commemorating the day that Srimad Bhagavad Gita was spoken by Lord Sri Krishna to His dearmost devotee Arjuna at the place now known as Jyotisar Tirtha amid the waring families of the Kurus and the Pandavas at Kurukshetra. If one wishes one can still go and visit that place and see the monument erected there ...

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Tulip apologises for remarks to British journalist

The News Desk: British MP Tulip Siddiq has apologised for comments she made to a Channel 4 News producer about having a difficult childbirth. Tulip, a Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, made the remarks to Daisy Ayliffe on Tuesday, according to the British media. After a heated confrontation with the Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson, Siddiq said to ...

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Miss World Manushi Chhillar gets glorious welcome home

Manushi Chhillar, who broke the 16-year jinx for India at the Miss World pageant last week, received a warm welcome from fans as she arrived here on late Saturday night. She was greeted at the international airport here with numerous fans chanting “India, India” as they held up Indian flags and posters of Manushi. The posters read: “Welcome back Manushi ...

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Sunny Leone to launch her own line of cell phones

While her detractors may have reservations about her acting talent, one can hardly doubt Sunny Leone’s entrepreneurial skills given her recent ventures. A week after she launched her own collection of clothing, the actor is gearing up to start her own line of cell phones. Interestingly, that would pit her against fellow actor Salman Khan, who is reportedly venturing into ...

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Singer Barri Siddique in Hospitalised

THE NEWS DESK: Eminent singer and composer Bari Siddiqui was admitted to Square Hospital in the capital on Friday night. He has been suffering from kidney-related problems for a couple of years, said Shabbir Siddiqui, son of Bari Siddiqui. He was admitted to the hospital at night as he became unconscious after chest pain, he added. Siddiqui got his formal ...

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When will be ‘Vhaijan’ Salman real marriage, Only An Answer He says

LIFESTYLE DESK: Salman Khan has yet again responded to questions on when he was finally planning to get married. The question that has kept pretty much the entire country looking for an answer for many years now, is when is Salman Khan finally getting married. On his part, Salman’s answers have almost always been shrouded in mystery. ROUNDABOUT ANSWERS From ...

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Baahubali’s Anushka Shetty to turn 36 but has incredible fitness

LIFESTYLE DESK: Sweety Shetty, popularly known as Anushka Shetty, will be celebrating her 36th birthday this Tuesday. The South Indian stunner has been entertaining regional Indian cinema buffs with her scintillating performances for over a decade now. Anushka started her career with Puri Jagannath’s Telugu film ‘Super’ starring Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ayesha Takia, reports NDTV. There has been no looking ...

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‘Baby Doll’ Sunny Leone is now ‘A Sexy Barbie Girl’

LIFESTYLE DESK: Sunny Leone and Arbaaz Khan’s ‘Tera Intezaar’s trailer evoked a huge response and what caught everyone’s eye was the sizzling onscreen chemistry of Sunny and Arbaaz. The glimpses of the songs in the trailer gave away a hint of the peppy numbers in this musical thriller. Music and songs are Sunny Leone’s forte, having chartbusters as ‘Baby Doll’, ...

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Kareena: Motherhood has not changed my work life

LIFESTYLE DESK: While some may think that motherhood might have changed Kareena Kapoor Khan’s work life, the actress says that it hasn’t affected her professional life much. While giving an interview to a leading magazine, Filmfare, the 37-year-old actress, revealed that she has always been a family oriented person, so since the start of her career she has managed to ...

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Virat Kohli the Indian athlete with most net worth

THE NEWS DESK: Indian captain Virat Kohli seems to be a favourite of the advertisers. According to a poll on India Today Twitter, Kohli is the most marketable athlete in India. With 44 per cent votes, Kohli won the poll, where MS Dhoni came second with 27 per cent votes. Not only does Kohli manage the Indian cricket team and ...

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‘Four behind attacks on Rangpur Hindu homes’

THE NEWS DESK: Police arrest 53; govt distributes relief, strengthens security measures Police have claimed to identify four people who were behind Friday’s arson attacks on Hindu homes in a village of the district. Superintendent of the district police Mizanur Rahman revealed the information on Saturday. Jamaat-e-Islami activists carried out the arson attacks under their leadership to create unrest ahead ...

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Remember Deepika Chikhalia, TV’s original Sita? Here’s what she’s doing now

Lifestyle Desk: TV actress Deepika Chikhalia had quit the entertainment industry after getting married to Hemant Topiwala. Deepika Chikhalia as Sita in Ramanand Sagars Ramayan. Deepika Chikhalia as Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan. TV actress Deepika Chikalia, who played the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan in 1986 is all set to make a comeback. The actress will soon ...

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Emraan Hashmi: I became an actor because of nepotism; Mahesh Bhatt gave me a break

THE NEWS DESK: Actor Emraan Hashmi reveals that he is a product of nepotism because his uncle Mahesh Bhatt launched him in the 2003 film Footpath. Actor Emraan Hashmi feels that nepotism is natural because everyone would want to help their family. Actor Emraan Hashmi feels that nepotism is natural because everyone would want to help their family. Emraan Hashmi ...

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Virat Kohli gained 13 points and increased the gap with second-placed Australia’s Aaron Finch to 40 points.

THE NEWS DESK: (BCCI Photo) Kohli scored 104 runs in the T20I series against New Zealand He gained 13 points and increased the gap with Australia’s Finch to 40 points Bumrah maintained his top spot in the bowlers ranking India captain Virat Kohli consolidated his position at the top of the table, while openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan moved ...

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Virat Kohli’s fitness and winning attitude inspires golfer Shiv Kapur

THE NEWS SPORTS DESK: Shiv Kapur said his goal is to pass the Yo-Yo fitness test in the next one and a half months and qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games. (Virat Kohli Facebook Photo) Kapur was referring to Kohli’s blazing knock vs New Zealand in the second T20I on Saturday Kapur said his goal is to pass the Yo-Yo ...

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Honda to manufacture, assemble motorbikes in Bangladesh

THE NEWS DESK: Honda Motor Corporation plans to manufacture motorcycles in Bangladesh from next year. To this end, the Japanese motor corporation is setting up an assembling and manufacturing plant at privately-owned Abdul Monem Economic Zone at Gazaria in Munshiganj district. The total cost of the new factory is around US$440 million. Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu laid the foundation ...

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Thank You for the love and birthday wishes, says Virat Kohli

THE NEWS DESK: Team India captain Virat Kohli thanked his fans for wishing him on his 29th birthday on Sunday Kohli turned 29 on Sunday He became the fastest man to reach 9000 ODI runs He is also second on the list of most ODI centuries with 32 Virat Kohli thanked his fans on twitter for all the birthday wishes ...

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Govt to send 100,000 drivers abroad in five yrs

Economic Desk: The government has taken an initiative to send nearly 100,000 drivers abroad in the next five years for their increased demands in different countries across the globe. Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Secretary Dr Nomita Halder said Bangladeshi skilled manpower of different professions, including drivers, have a huge demand in different countries, the Skills for Employment Investment Programme ...

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Non-organic way to boost Hilsha output

The News Desk:Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) has been carrying out intensive research to breed Hilsha in the hatchery using artificial methods. The methods, which include producing larvae from eggs using artificial means, are being applied to increase the production of the national delicious fish, reports UNB. BFRI in association with WorldFish, a Malaysia-based research organisation, has been conducting the ...

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We were not good enough with the bat: Virat Kohli

THE NEWS SPORTS DESK, BANGLADESH: India lost the second T20 International against New Zealand by 40 runs “I thought New Zealand were really good with the bat early on,” Kohli said NZ skipper Williamson was satisfied that they could turn the tables within one match RAJKOT: India captain Virat Kohli praised New Zealand for their impressive effort but also admitted ...

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Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: Team India celebrates as captain tur 29

THE NEWS DESK: Virat Kohli’s friends, fans, colleagues, including both former and current cricketers did not miss an opportunity of showering their love and wishing him on this special day. (BCCI) HIGHLIGHTS BCCI uploaded photos of the celebration through its official Twitter account Kohli has scored 49 international centuries (32 in ODIs and 17 in Tests) Kohli has amassed 2785 ...

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Diwali 2017: When is the Hindu festival of lights and how is it celebrated?

Mr Rajib Sharma, Chittagong: Millions around the world join events for the festival of lights Wednesday 18-19 October 2017 Diwali, the festival of lights, sees millions attend firework displays, prayers and celebratory events across the world every autumn. Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for a variety of reasons, the main theme is the triumph of light over darkness and ...

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Historical day for Yoga Movement in Bangladesh!

Yoga Training

A show on Yoga titled “Nirog Deho Sukhi Swadesh” will be telecast regularly on BTV Chittagong and BTV World. The 1st episode shooting has been done on 16th October 2017 at BTV Chittagong Centre. Heavyweight and Important personalities from CTG like Swami Aksarananda Puri Maharaj, Babul Majumder( former Joint Secretary), Abu Jafar Md. Omar Faruk(Police Bureu of Investigation​), Sujit Kumar ...

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T.S.Eliot’s The Cocktail Party Staged at Southern University Bangladesh

T.S.Eliot’s The Cocktail Party

The Department of English of Southern University Bangladesh staged The Cocktail Party in the University Auditorium on 4th of October 2017 as a part of celebration of 129th Birth Anniversary of modern British American poet T.S.Eliot. In the play, T.S.Eliot delves into numerous issues such as the struggle for individuality, the need to find meaning outside of social conventions, indecisiveness ...

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