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Dengue lesson for Dhakaites: Don’t take health threat lightly

Mostafa Kamal Majumder A tiny kid of two years carried in the lap was telling his father, ‘I will not be given this’ as another child was screaming as a paramedic at a reputed private hospital was piercing a needle to collect blood to test for dengue. The pathological laboratory at the hospital in Mirpur 11 Section was working overtime ... Read More »

K-pop superstars BTS to take ‘long-term break’

K-pop superstars BTS will take a ‘long-term break’ from the music scene, their agency said yesterday, after the boy band topped charts in the US and Britain earlier this year. But the pause may only last a few weeks, with the septet due to play a controversial show in Saudi Arabia in October. The K-pop industry is known for cutthroat ... Read More »

Take “more strenuous efforts” to take Rohingyas back: Japan

Dhaka, Aug 2 (UNB) – Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has urged the Myanmar government to take “more strenuous efforts” to take Rohingyas back from Bangladesh to their place of origin in Rakhine State. During his recent meeting with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw, Minister Kono said the ... Read More »

You must take Precautions to prevent dengue

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have become popular again with the rains pouring down this season. These mosquitoes are responsible for spreading dengue, which is a severe fever causing a lot of muscle and bone pain. Each year, an estimated 400 million people are infected with dengue virus. About 100 million get sick. Outbreaks have occurred in Southeast Asia, the Western Pacific, ... Read More »

Shonibar Bikel and Iti, Tomari Dhaka take part in Leeds International Film Festival

Culture Desk Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s unreleased film Shonibar Bikel and Bangladesh’s first anthology film Iti, Tomari Dhaka will take part in the on-going Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) in the UK. The festival started at London on June 20 and Birmingham on June 21. It will begin at Manchester on June 26. The film Shonibar Bikel will be respectively screened ... Read More »

Sexual assaults in BD take horrific turn: Two held

Dhaka, June 15 – Two minor girls have reportedly been raped in Netrakona and Comilla while a bus driver and his helper arrested in Manikganj for ‘rape attempt’ on a woman in their moving vehicle. Besides, a youth has been held in Feni for ‘repeatedly raping’ a schoolgirl and a man in Sirajganj over ‘rape attempt’ on a minor girl. ... Read More »

Gambia to help take Rohingya issue to Int’l Court of Justice

Dhaka, May 17 – Gambia is working actively to take the issue of the Rohingya persecution to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for bringing the Myanmar government under accountability for their atrocities committed on the Rohingya people in Rakhine state. “Gambia has taken a lead on the Rohingya issue. The country will take the Rohingya issue to the international ... Read More »

Smartphone moviemakers take the limelight at African festival

“It’s not because you don’t have the means that you don’t dream,” says Guy-Serge Namane, a director at the second Bushman Film Festival, a cornucopia of global smartphone cinema. “Action!,” his assistant director calls.Namane asks actress Berenice Irie, in full make-up, to knock on the door of Room 8 at the Bushman Cafe in Abidjan, the venue at the centre ... Read More »

“It’s not because you don’t have the means that you don’t dream,” says Guy-Serge Namane, a director at the second Bushman Film Festival, a cornucopia of global smartphone cinema. “Action!,” his assistant director calls. Namane asks actress Berenice Irie, in full make-up, to knock on the door of Room 8 at the Bushman Cafe in Abidjan, the venue at the ... Read More »

Tigers beat WI by 160 runs: Bangladesh take 2-0 lead

Bangladesh took a 2-0 lead by beating West Indies by 160 runs in the second one-day international (ODI) of the five-match series in Khulna on Sunday. The tourists lost all wickets to score 132 runs after the end of over 31.1 at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium. Mashrafe Mortaza sent Gayle to the pavilion while Abdur Razzak and Sohag Gazi ... Read More »