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Dhaka returns to new normal amid high corona infection rate

Although the country has been recording an increasing number of coronavirus cases over the past few weeks, the capital has returned to its old expression of overcrowd and traffic congestion on Sunday. Bangladesh’s confirmed coronavirus cases soared to 22,268 on Sunday with the detection of 1,273 new cases while 14 more died in the last 24 hours until morning, raising ... Read More »

Life starts with everyone clapping

Sudhirendar SharmaThe pun in his remark got me clapping involuntarily. Wonder, how else could anyone react to famous rapper and Grammy winner Jay-Z holding former US President Bill Clinton as the ultimate rock star, “people clap in a restaurant when he finishes dinner.” And, he didn’t stop at just that and added “I don’t get that treatment. I get it ... Read More »

Ex-Dhaka Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka fighting for his life

Dhaka, Nov 01 – Former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka is now fighting for life at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York, according to his family sources. “He is in critical condition. He was taken at the intensive care unit of the hospital and kept alive providing oxygen and ... Read More »

Organic farming changes life in Madaripur

Organic farming or chemical free farming has changed the lives of many like Kalachand Madbor, who once struggled to make the ends meet and provide for his family. Five years ago Kalachand, 70, and his family including his wife, three sons and two daughters fell on hard times. They migrated to the district town and planned to start vegetable farming. ... Read More »

একটা কষ্টদায়ক অভিজ্ঞতা

আমার অত্যন্ত প্রিয় ফার্ষ্ট কাজিন হেনা এসেছিল ঢাকায় উন্নত চিকিৎসা নিতে। শনিবার বিকেলে সে ঢাকার এক অত্যাধুনিক বেসরকারি হাসপাতালে শেষ নিশ্বাস ত্যাগ করে স্বজনদের সাথে চলে গেল কুমিল্লা স্বামীর বাড়ীতে দাফনের জন্য। একজন সহজ সরল শিক্ষিকা দেড়মাস পর তার চাকুরী সমাপ্তি অন্তে অবসরে যাবার কথা ছিল। তার চিরকালের অবসর শুরু হয়ে গেল তার আগেই। চট্টগ্রাম পোর্ট ট্রাষ্টের অবসরপ্রাপ্ত একজন কর্মকর্তার ... Read More »

Stop playing with Khaleda’s life: BNP

Dhaka, May 14 – Opposing the government’s move to shift Khaleda Zia to Keraniganj Jail, BNP on Tuesday urged the government to stop its ‘dirty game’ over the life of its ailing chairperson. “After returning home from London, the Prime Minister asked the ministry concerned to set up court in Keraniganj Jail to hold the trial of cases filed against ... Read More »

Renewable energies vital for protecting climate, life

Environmentalists and development activists addressing a youth conference opined substantial and sustainable protection of natural resources together with promotion and using of renewable energies is very important for protecting both climate and life. They viewed there is an enormous scope of reducing the gradually mounting pressure on fossil fuel through boosting use of renewable energies in both rural and urban ... Read More »

‘World invited’ to Muhammad Ali’s Louisville funeral

A huge procession and funeral will be held for Muhammad Ali on Friday to “allow anyone that is there from the world to say goodbye”, his family says. The funeral will be in Ali’s home city of Louisville, Kentucky. Ex-President Bill Clinton will deliver a eulogy. Comedian Billy Crystal and sports journalist Bryant Gumbel are also expected to speak. The ... Read More »

Green village proves high value of low carbon living

A GREEN village with minimum 7.5 star energy efficiency ratings is proving near zero carbon communities are not only achievable but can also save residents money. The Lochiel Park Green Village in South Australia’s capital Adelaide, consists of about 100 suburban homes powered by rooftop solar. Water efficiency measures include rainwater for re-use as hot water and recycled stormwater for ... Read More »

Prolonged sitting causes early deaths

Sitting for more than three hours per day is responsible for nearly four percent of deaths in the world, shows an analysis of surveys from 54 countries around the world.Reducing sitting time to less than three hours per day would increase life expectancy by an average of 0.2 years, the researchers estimated.In order to properly assess the damaging effects of ... Read More »

Two killed in Jhenaidah road accident

JHENAIDAH – Two people including a woman were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Hatgopalpur-Chagolbandha crossing in Sadar upazila today.The deceased were Robiul Islam Latu, 50, son of Siraj Uddin of Fursandhi village and Saira Khatun, 51, wife of Abdur Rashid, a resident of Dhananjoypur village in Sadar upazila. Read More »