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Wellness mobile application powered by Genetics and AI

Singapore – Media OutReach – 31 July 2019 – Genesis Healthcare Co., Japan’s leading genetic testing and research company, today announced the launch of its new mobile application in Singapore, empowering its new and existing GeneLife users to access personal genetic results on their mobile and receive personalized wellness advice and recommendations to enhance their health and lifestyle. Read More »

CITIZEN introduces the NY009 series

An update to last year’s NY008 series – with new watches available on stainless steel bracelets and vintage inspired colours Singapore – Media OutReach – 31 July 2019 – While it is the case that receives the most attention for the technical capabilities of a diving watch, it is the supporting structure, the part that secures the watch head to ... Read More »

In a globalized world, music fragments take unexpected roads

New York, Jul 31 (AP/UNB) — At my son’s fourth birthday party, a classmate presented him with a toy recycling truck. Atop it was a button that, when pushed, uncorked a familiar tune with the words: “To the dump, to the dump, to the dump dump dump!” An adult nearby heard the melody and said, “Hey — that’s the ‘Lone ... Read More »

Three killed as truck overturns in Comilla

Cumilla, July 31 – A cattle-laden truck overturned on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on early Wednesday, killing three people and six cows. Police identified the men as Anwar Hossain, Samiul Islam and Khokon Mia. The cattle traders were residents of Jhenaidah’s Maheshpur upazila. The accident took place at Chiura of Chouddagram upazila around 6am. Abul Kalam, in-charge of Miabazar Highway Police ... Read More »

15 injured in AL factional clash in Jhenidah

Jhenidah, July 30 — At least 15 ruling Awami League activists were injured in a clash between two factions at Doharo village in Shoilakupa upazila on Tuesday. Bazlur Rahman, Shoilakupa Police Station’s officer-in-charge, said followers of Hakimpur union’s former member Golam Ali Morad clashed with supporters of incumbent member Mosharraf Hossain Musa in the morning over construction of a house. ... Read More »

Japan offers to mediate solution to Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, July 30 (UNB) – Japan has proposed to play a role as mediator in Tokyo taking Bangladesh and Myanmar onboard to find a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis ensuring their safe return to their place of origin in Rakhine State. “Bangladesh will consider the proposal,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters after a bilateral meeting with his ... Read More »

ভারতীয় দূতাবাস অভিমুখে আইএবি’র গণমিছিলে পুলিশের বাধা

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মদ রেজাউল করীম পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই বলেছেন, ভারতসহ বিশ্বের দেশে দেশে মুসলমানদের বিরুদ্ধে ষড়যন্ত্র ও চক্রান্ত চলছে। তাবৎ আল্লাহবিরোধী শক্তিগুলো ঐক্যবদ্ধভাবে মুসলমানদের নাম-নিশানা মুছে ফেলতে কাজ করছে। এদের এই ষড়যন্ত্র মুসলমানদের নস্যাৎ করে দিতে হবে। তিনি বলেন, ভারত ধর্মনিরপেক্ষতার শ্লোগান দিলেও মুসলমানদের ধর্মকর্ম পালন করতে দিচ্ছে না। ভারতের মুসলমানরা স্বাধীনভাবে চলতে পারছে না। তাদের ... Read More »

চিত্রজগত এ্যাওয়ার্ড পেলেন ১৩ জন তারকা

দেশের ঐতিহ্যবাহী বিনোদন ‘সাপ্তাহিক চিত্রজগত’-এর ৩২ বছর পূর্তি উপলক্ষে গতকাল ২৯ জুলাই সোমবার সন্ধ্যায় বাংলাদেশ শিল্পকলা একাডেমির জাতীয় চিত্রশালা মিলনায়তনে জমকালো অনুষ্ঠানের আয়োজন করে সাপ্তাহিক চিত্রজগত পরিবার। সুস্থ বিনোদন সুন্দর সমাজ গঠনের সহায়ক শীর্ষক আলোচনার পাশাপাশি প্রদান করা হয় ‘চিত্রজগত এ্যাওয়ার্ড ২০১৯’। Read More »

‘পাঠ্যপুস্তকে ডারউইনের বিবর্তন তত্ত্ব ঈমান আক্বীদার সাথে সাংঘর্ষিক’

-মাওলানা মঞ্জুরুল ইসলাম আফেন্দী জমিয়তে উলামায়ে ইসলাম বাংলাদেশের যুগ্ম মহাসচিব ও ঢাকা মহানগর জমিয়তের সভাপতি মাওলানা মঞ্জুরুল ইসলাম আফেন্দী বলেছেন নবম-দশম শ্রেণী থেকে মাস্টার্স পর্যন্ত পাঠ্যপুস্তকে থাকা ডারউইনের বিবর্তন তত্ত্ব ঈমান-আক্বীদার সাথে সম্পূর্ণরূপে সাংঘর্ষিক। মুসলিম সংখ্যাগরিষ্ঠ বাংলাদেশের শিক্ষা সিলেবাসে এ মতবাদ কিছুতেই থাকতে পারে না। এই ভ্রান্ত মতবাদের প্রতিপাদ্য বিষয় হলো “সৃষ্টিকর্তার ধারণা থেকে মানুষকে বের করে আনা। সব কিছু ... Read More »

Gunman posted online minutes before killing 3 at festival

Gilroy, Jul 30 (AP/UNB) — Before a 19-year-old gunman opened fire on a famed garlic festival in his California hometown, he urged his Instagram followers to read a 19th century book popular with white supremacists on extremist websites, but his motives for killing two children and another young man were still a mystery Monday. Santino William Legan posted the caption ... Read More »

C’wealth for Dhaka to lead blue charter, climate mitigation

Dhaka, July 30 (UNB) – Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland QC has urged Bangladesh to lead the Commonwealth Blue Charter and climate risk management as she met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in London on Monday evening. “Bangladesh should lead the Commonwealth Blue Charter and climate risk management,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted Patricia as saying at the meeting. The ... Read More »

Bridge approach road in Narsingdi collapses prematurely

Narsingdi, July 30 (UNB) – The approach road of a bridge has caved in in Monohardi upazila, just two months after it was inaugurated. A large portion of the road collapsed on the south side of the bridge over the Arial Kha River that connects Monohardi of the district with Pakundia of Kishoreganj. Besides, cracks have developed on the Pakundia ... Read More »

When will mosquito control chemicals arrive in BD, asks HC

Dhaka, July 30 (UNB) – The High Court on Tuesday asked the government and Dhaka city corporations to inform it how long it will take to import effective insecticide to kill mosquitoes. They have been asked to submit separate reports in the form of affidavit by Thursday. Justice Tariq ul Hakim and Justice Md Shohrowardi’s bench issued the order after ... Read More »

Three held, arms, heroin recovered in C’nawabganj

Chapainawabganj Correspondent Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) recovered a foreign made pistol, a magazine, seven bullets and 400 grams of heroin and arrested three persons in two separate drives on Monday. The arrested persons were identified as Md. Rubel, 28, son of Md. Aktarul Islam of Modhyabinodpur Garatola village under Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj district, Md. Abdur Rashid, 30, son of ... Read More »

Indonesia returns containers of waste to France, Hong Kong

Indonesia has returned seven shipping containers of illegally imported waste to France and Hong Kong, an official said Tuesday, marking the latest move by a Southeast Asian nation to send back rubbish to their wealthy places of origin. The containers were loaded with a combination of garbage, plastic waste and hazardous materials in violation of import rules, according to customs ... Read More »

Week-long folk art exhibition begins at EMK

Entertainment Desk The EMK Center will be hosting two events on its premises in Dhanmondi of the capital. In celebration of the International Tiger Day 2019 (created in 2010 at St. Petersburg Tiger Summit). As a part of the celebration, a seminar on ‘Tiger Conservation in Bangladesh’ will be held at 4:30pm at EMK Center. Zoology Professor from Jahangirnagar University ... Read More »

Miles done 10 shows across US without Shafin

Miles has already done 10 shows across the US without Shafin. They have rocked the crowds in 10 cities. Miles performed on June 22 in New Jersey, June 28 in Virginia, June 29 in Maryland, July 5 in Baltimore, July 6 in Michigan, July 7 in Los Angeles, July 14 in New York, July 16 in Atlantic City, July 20 ... Read More »