Daily Archives: January 21, 2018

Why sitting too much is bad for your health

Why sitting too much is bad for your health

Why sitting too much is bad for your health

TRIBUNAL DESK: They do not call it a disease for nothing. Here is how being sedentary can shorten your life — and what you can do about it. It hurts your heart Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and

Sri Lanka's flip-flop on women alcohol ban slammed

Sri Lanka’s flip-flop on women alcohol ban slammed

TRIBUNAL DESK: In what many see as a discriminatory move towards women, President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka has reversed a decision by his finance minister, Mangala Samaraweera, to allow women to buy alcohol for the first time since 1955. The president’s office also ordered the cancellation of the gazette notifications from the ministry of

India cuts onion export price by $150 per tonne

India cuts onion export price by $150 per tonne

TRIBUNAL DESK: Bangladeshi traders hope to do good business as India cut onion prices by $150 per tonne, nearly two months after they raised it to $852. As the decision came into effect yesterday, importers in Bangladesh can now buy each tonne of onion from the neighbouring country at $702, reports our Dinajpur correspondent. Harun

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Racism is alive and kicking in South Africa

Sports Desk:Hours after India’s badminton supergirl PV Sindhu won a silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016, Google Trends showed that her caste became the most searched word on the engine. So much so that the google prompter began showing ‘PV Sindhu caste’ before anything else, forget the historic silver. The absurdity of that search

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Enhance industrialization in private sector to accelerate economic development in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent: Leaders of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry RMCCI on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing industrialization in the private sector to accelerate economic development in the region. They came up with the opinion at the daylong annual general meeting (AGM) -2017 of RMCCI held at the auditorium of Hotel Northview in the

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Cries for bridges over Nilphamari Rivers

Nilphamari Correspondent: Over one lakh people in three upazilas of the district have been suffering for long for want of concrete bridges over the Joubon-siri, Dhum, Chekadara and Jamuneswari rivers.The people of 27 villages in Sadar, Jaldhaka, Domar and Kishoreganj upazilas voluntarily made makeshift bamboo bridges over the rivers that are unable to meet their

Armed robbers shot dead during gunfight in Brahmanbaria

Armed robbers shot dead during gunfight in Brahmanbaria

TRIBUNAL DESK: Two armed robbers were shot dead during a gunfight with the police in Sarail, Brahmanbaria. The deceased Bashar, 32 and his accomplice Entejar, 31, were members of a local armed robbery gang. Five members of the police force including the officer-in-charge have been injured in the incident which took place around 4am Sunday.

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