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Saving our children

Children in Bangladesh are unfortunate compared to those in many other countries, particularly the economically developed ones. They, especially those from poor families, die of various diseases which are easily curable. According to a daily sun report, around 5,000 under-five children from poor families die of pneumonia. The count will go extremely high if the

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Tale of a successful woman!

Sajedur Rahman,Birol(Dinajpur) A successful woman named Lutfa Khatun wife of a retired headmaster of Kazipara village under Birol upazila under Dinajpur district has been accrediting her in many sides as she could. She once achieved anything never destroys it rather takes it up, she tries her utmost with full dedication and rapt sincerity that made


Basirun’s dream comes true at 65

Basirun Khatun, a 65-year-old widow, who appeared in this years’ Primary Education Completion (PEC) examination after her long fight against her critics , has finally come out successful. She secured GPA-3 in the scale of maximum 5 in the examination. Basirun is the example of indomitable willpower that overcame the age barriers. It is the


Preservation of antiques at stake for ‘lack of list’

Despite growing challenges to protect antiques and archeological sites, the Department of Archeology has no list of such items preserved by private trustees or individuals. “We’ve no list of total antiquities so far discovered in the country, nor we have the list of trustees or individuals who preserve such items,” director general of the Archeology


Girls become victims of pornography

DHAKA, Oct 11, 2016-Sumi (not real name) is mentally sick. She can’t recollect anything. Sumi’s present mental state forces her staying away from attending school classes. Now her parents are desperately trying to send Sumi abroad for medication and continuation of studies. But, once upon a time she (Sumi) was the central point of joys


Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle solved?

Hexagonal clouds creating terrifying air bombs with winds of 170mph could be behind the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle. Scientists have claimed the stormy blasts can flip ships into the sea and bring planes crashing down into the sea. The mystifying 500,000km square patch in the North Atlantic Ocean has been blamed for the disappearance


Everybody loves jhal muri in London

Tribunal Desk When life gives you lemons, don`t make a lemonade. Make a cone of tangy jhal muri instead. This is what Angus Deenon, a London-based chef is doing at least. And the Britishers are loving it! Angus has been preparing and selling the quintessential Kolkatan street food `jhal muri` for a while now, much


Is there a crystal pyramid below the Bermuda Triangle?

A strange theory suggesting that a huge crystal pyramid lies 2,000 metres below the Bermuda Triangle has re-emerged. The theory claims that `scientists` discovered the mysterious structure in 2012, using `technology unknown to modern science.` Conspiracy theorists believe that the crystal pyramid is to blame for the disappearance of several planes and ships in the