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Farida Parveen to receive Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal

Entertainment Desk Lalon queen  Geeti singer Farida Parveen is set to be honoured with the Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal of this year by Dhaka University (DU). Farida Parveen will receive the medal at an event to be held at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on August 4. DU Vice-Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman will hand over the medal to ... Read More »

Can diet help cancer treatment?

Diet is already a key part of managing diseases like diabetes and hypertension, but new research adds to a growing body of evidence that it could help cancer treatment too. The study, published Thursday in the journal Nature, found restricting intake of an amino acid found in red meat and eggs significantly enhanced cancer treatment in mice, slowing tumour growth. ... Read More »

Nagad app now on IOS

The digital financial service of Bangladesh Post Office, Nagad today announced it’s available on IOS platform, which would enable the iPhone and iPad users to have the app. The IOS version of the app, which previously was available only on the android platform, will have similar features of the other version, said a Nagad release. Through the app, customers can ... Read More »

The Lion King has already passed $1 billion mark

Nothing quite says ‘no worries, for the rest of your days’ like an absurd amount of money. After getting off to a roaring start in its opening weekend with $191.7 million, Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King has moved with cheetah-like speed at the box office and has already passed the $1 billion mark worldwide. Hakuna Matata indeed. Jon ... Read More »

Richi willing to make films

Culture Desk Popular TV actress Richi Solaiman completed two decades of her career. She is currently residing in USA. Though she has not been in the country she is willing to produce some movies for the domestic film industry. She made this revelation while appearing as a guest on an upcoming Eid talk-show titled ‘Rangasokal,’ which will be telecasted on ... Read More »

What is cloud seeding?

by Sahana Ghosh on 1 August 2019 Dreaming of a perfect blue-sky and rain-free wedding day? A luxury travel company promises to do just that for a price with the help of cloud seeding, a commonly used technique in weather modification. By artificially popping up clouds a day before the D-day and making it rain, the company guarantees a flawless ... Read More »

Amaya Kebab special buffet at Amari Dhaka

The most tender kebabs in town with five live kitchens Dhaka, Bangladesh – August 2019: To delight buffet lovers with excitement and food varieties, Amaya Food Gallery at Amari Dhaka is bringing back Amaya Kebab Nights with live grilling of succulent lamb and chicken kebabs at its Interactive Dinner Buffet. Read More »

A rural sanitation model that works

By Liby Johnson BHUBANESWAR, Odisha, India, Jul 30 2019 (IPS) – Research and experience across more than two decades in rural Odisha, India, show that an effective rural sanitation model requires both financial assistance and integrated water supply. Read More »

Social investment for future wellbeing: Rescue, not renewal

by Anton Hemerijck and Massimiliano Santini on 29th July 2019 The welfare state in Europe must become a social-investment state if the broken European social contract is to be renewed. The new European Commission, set to take office on November 1st, will face a daunting future. Today, many people feel that the main pillars of the social contract which kept ... Read More »

100 Resilient Cities, a note from its president

In six years, 100 Resilient Cities has grown from an idea to a movement. Together, as a community of staff, CROs, and partners, we have shaped how the world understands the opportunities to build resilience. Since 2013, we have evolved from talking about definitions and job descriptions to sharing cutting-edge best practices. Read More »

BCB XI eliminated from Mini Ranji Trophy

Dhaka – Touring Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Eleven were eliminated from Dr (Capt) K Thimmappaiah Memorial Cricket Tournament of Karnataka losing to Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangha (SCS) by seven wickets in the four-day semifinal that concluded on the 4th and final day at Alur-1 (Platinum Oval) ground in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangha will play the final against ... Read More »