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Bollywood actors agree to go naked

Six young actors and actresses in India have said they would be prepared to go naked in movies. They told BBC Hindi about a nudity clause introduced by a Bollywood director, who has already persuaded two other stars to sign up to it. But many say such films may prove a little too risque to get past India’s conservative censor ... Read More »

Cuba has developed a vaccine against lung cancer

Cuba has a world-class health system despite the communist country’s relative poverty – and one medical discovery has caught the world’s attention. Researchers in the island nation have developed a vaccine against lung cancer – which is now freely available to Cubans. Unsurprusingly, in a country known for making cigars, lung cancer is a huge problem in Cuba, responsible for ... Read More »

PM asks scientists to concentrate on agri research

Gazipur Correspondent  Terming agriculture the driving force of the country’s economy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the agriculture scientists for strengthening their research works to ensure food security and assured them of providing all sorts of cooperation they need, reports UNB.The Prime Minister came up with the directive while addressing the inaugural function of the founding anniversary programme ... Read More »

Conservatives win UK election

David Cameron has returned to Downing Street with the Tories having defied polls and won the general election. The Conservatives made gains in England and Wales and are forecast by the BBC to secure 331 seats in the Commons, giving them a slender majority. Labour leader Ed Miliband said he would stand down on Friday, saying his party must “rebuild” ... Read More »

BD sends 10,000mt rice , drinking water to Nepal

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the sending of 10,000 metric tonnes of rice and safe drinking water as relief to earthquake-stricken Nepal.   Prime minister’s Press Secretary AKM Shamim Chowdhury told bdnews24.com that the PM gave the directive on Monday. The process of dispatch had already begun, Shamim said. “The relief materials will be transported by road and air,” he ... Read More »

US-BD working group dialogue begins

The US and Bangladesh working group meeting of the bilateral dialogue began at the state guesthouse Meghna at 10am on Thursday. Senior officials from both sides, including Foreign Ministry Director General (DG) Mahfuzur Rahman, are taking part in the discussion The partnership dialogue is the premier forum for further expanding and deepening bilateral cooperation on the full range of bilateral ... Read More »

Aloha (film)

Four years on from his last film, 2011’s We Bought a Zoo, Oscar-winning writer-director Cameron Crowe is making a much welcome return behind the camera. Next month brings with it what could well be one of the best feel-good films of the summer, Aloha. Aloha is an upcoming 2015 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe. It stars Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel ... Read More »

All all set to welcome Bangla New Year 1422 Tuesday

businessnews24bd.com The nation is all set to welcome the Bangla new year 1422 tomorrow (Tuesday) through Pohela Boishakh celebration. People from all walks of life will throng different popular and historic spots at dawn in the capital and elsewhere across the country to hail the New Year 1422 with new hopes and aspirations for a better, peaceful year. Thousands of ... Read More »

Separate body needed for land management: PM

businessnews24bd.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to constitute a separate authority to oversee the proper management of land up to upazila level. “In order to boost food production and ensure food security, proper and planned use of land should be ensured so that the people are benefitted largely,” she said. Sheikh Hasina also asked the ... Read More »

FBCCI puts economic loss to blockade at Tk 75,000 cr

businessnews24bd.com The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) said the economic loss to the countrywide ceaseless blockade and recurring shutdowns would be no less than Taka 75,000 crore. Reading out a statement on Sunday at the street protest against the BNP-Jamaat’s political anarchy, FBCCI president Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed said the blockade and the hartal put the ... Read More »