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Black spots can be lightened by natural remedies

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: Black spots or dark patches can be easily lightened to restore a bright facial skin by using some natural domestic remedies. Some factors that can lead to this situation include over exposure to the sun, hormone inequity, pregnancy, certain medications, vitamin deficiencies, lack of sleep and too much stress. Dark spots formation is a common skin trouble seen the people many young adults. It is also called as hyper pigmentation. The color of spot may vary from light brown to red or faintly blackish in color. These spots generally tend to appear on numerous parts of body ...

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Stay happy no matter what happens

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MNA Life Style Desk: Happiness is a choice; you can choose to be sad when everything is going well for you and you can choose to stay happy even when nothing seems right. To be happy at all times, you need to make happiness a habit and not just an act. Be grateful Gratitude is a sign of appreciation and you ought to show appreciation for life. Always wake up every morning in acknowledgement that someone died the previous night but you didn’t, someone did not wake up but you did. Make someone happy “The best way to cheer yourself ...

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Over-brushing can damage teeth

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: If you are too much committed while brushing your teeth, you must know that over-brushing can damage your teeth. Using your toothbrush too enthusiastically can permanently damage teeth and gums, dentists warn. People who brush longer and harder than necessary not only fail to make their teeth cleaner but actually risk harming themselves, a study shows. When researchers asked people to increase the length of their brushing regime, and the pressure they applied, the removal of bacteria was only improved up to a point. Beyond that, the risk of causing oral health problems, such as the abrasion ...

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Natural tips to prevent hair fall

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: You may lose your beautiful hairs for many reasons but there are some natural tips to prevent hair fall. Long, luscious hair is a desire that keeps pricking you. For many years, people in the world have searched and tried different types of home remedies for hair growth.  However, each of the hair strands has a life cycle with different stages in it. By the time you reach middle age, which is around 30 years, hair growth slows down. This happens due to hormonal imbalances, excessive stress and an imbalanced diet. Anyone with long and thick hair ...

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Noor Hossain Day today

Noor Hossain Day

MNA Feature Desk: Shaheed Noor Hossain Day is being observed today across the country by political parties, socio-cultural and professional organizations with due solemnity commemorating the pro-democracy activists sacrifice. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, President Abdul Hamid and leaders of various political parties issued messages. The day was first called “Historic November 10 observance” but the Awami League supported the phrase “Noor Hossain Day”, by which it is known today. ‘Zero Point’ in the capital’s Gulistan area was renamed as ‘Noor Hossain Chattar’ (square) after the young man was gunned down near it by police on November 10, 1987. The day ...

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Common mistakes that guys make with women

Women

MNA Lifestyle Desk: Women are not even sure what they want half the time, but you knew that already and even after that, there are several mistakes men make when meeting women. Being handsome will never get a woman’s attention. If she is hot, there are enough guys who will be nice to her. It is like having arms, legs, or a driver’s license. It won’t set you apart. Too many men are much “too nice” to women, especially when they’ve just met. That just tells her that you think that she’s out of your league. To avoid this, show ...

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Foods that will work wonders on your digestion

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MNA Life Style Desk: The digestion process is an intricately choreographed ballet during which your body performs the many steps needed to break down the food you eat and unlock the vitamins, minerals, calories, fats, and proteins you need and then efficiently clean sweep the rest. Most people don’t contemplate these inner workings unless they’re not working smoothly, but you can proactively take steps to avoid problems. One of the easiest digestive health tips is to fuel up with good foods for digestion. Ginger A traditional Asian remedy for tummy aches and nausea and a favorite condiment used in Japanese ...

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Negative effects of eating junk food

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MNA Life Style Desk: There are many negative effects of persistent junk food eating habits, not just the obvious and inevitable weight gain. Junk food can be a good way to save time, but it is not the proper way for nutrition. Junk food is the term given to food that can be prepared and served very quickly. Junk food can also be defined as any food that contributes little or no nutrient value to the diet, but instead provides excess calories and fat. Cause diabetes One of major contributing factors for the emerging diabetes epidemic is unhealthy diet full ...

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17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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MNA Feature Desk:Today marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States that left nearly 3,000 people dead. The Al-Qaeda plane hijackings of September 11, 2001 — the first foreign attack on the US mainland in nearly two centuries—ruptured a sense of safety and plunged the West into wars still being fought today. Two planes smashed into New York’s World Trade Center, leaving 2,753 dead. A third hit the Pentagon in Washington, killing 184, and 40 more died after a fourth plane headed for Washington crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania after a passenger revolt. It ...

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Drinking water on empty stomach after waking up

Drinking water

MNA Life Style Desk: Drinking water immediately after waking up is a popular ritual in Japan. Scientists agree that is very beneficial to our health. For our readers we publish below a description of use of water. For curing various kinds of diseases drinking water has been found to be very successful in the Japanese medical society. Flush out harmful toxins At night, your body repairs itself and casts out all the toxins in the body. When you drink water on an empty stomach in the morning, you will flush out these harmful toxins, leaving your body fresh and healthy. ...

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Tips to make your wife happy every day

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MNA Life Style Desk: While dream vacations and life milestones are important, it’s the simple ways you do that make your wife happier. Express love and show respect to your bride every day, and remind her why you were the best choice she’s ever made. There are uncountable times in marriage when a husband and wife get their wires crossed.  No wonder men are confused about how to make your wife happy. Efforts to make your wife happy may seem to backfire more often than not. Though the mystery between men and women is sure to continue, here are some ...

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Low glycemic fruits for diabetes

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: Diabetes is becoming a major health issue for most of the people of Bangladesh and low glycemic fruits can be solution to arrange a proper diet for them. A healthy diet should almost always include some fruit, and this is particularly true if you’re suffering from adrenal fatigue. The difficulty arises in choosing the best and most nutritious fruits to eat. Most nutritionists will recommend sticking to the fruits with lower sugar content where possible, and this makes a lot of sense as part of a balanced diet. First of all, it’s important to understand how we ...

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Beauty tips for monsoon bride

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: Getting married during the rains seems like a dreamy affair and this article will provide some beauty tips for the monsoon bride. The air is cooler and the atmosphere is just so romantic. Like there are cons to every pro, so goes the same with your makeup. After bearing that extreme heat of the sun, those sunburns, tans, sweaty (and stinky) summer days. Monsoon comes as a sign of relief. Monsoon weddings may be a hit as they score high on the romantic factor, but they spell skin and hair problems for the brides. Here are some ...

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Laylatul Qadr: A night better than thousand months

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MNA Feature Desk: Muslims across the country will observe holy Lailatul Qadr tonight with due religious fervour and solemnity. The holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) on this night to show mankind the path of worldly and eternal emancipation. Laylatul Qadr (the Night of Power) is designated in the Quran as, “better than a thousand months” (97:3) and it is very important to know the things you can do on this night in Ramadan. Any deed done on this night such as reciting the Quran, remembering Allah, etc. is better than acting for one thousand months which ...

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Zakat during Ramadan holds huge importance for the Muslims

Zakat

MNA Feature Desk: Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam and holds huge importance for the Muslims during Ramadan. One of the most important principles of Islam is that all things belong to Allah, and that wealth is therefore held by human beings in trust. Therefore, our possessions are purified by setting aside a proportion for those in need. Zakat – also known as zakah – is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, and serves principally as the welfare contribution to poor and deprived individuals. This mandatory payment is obligatory for every sane and mature Muslim whenever ...

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Importance of last ten days of Ramadan

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MNA Feature Desk: As it is for the first and second ten days of Ramadan, there is unbound specific significance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. The Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) said, “If any Muslim comes out of Ramadan without gaining forgiveness and goodness, he is a real loser.” (Ibn Hibban and At-Tabarani) The last ten days of Ramadan are very special days in the life of every Muslim. According to Muslims, they are the most blessed days in the blessed month of Ramadan, the month the Holy Quran was revealed. Muslims believe that although the Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) was ...

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Itikaf during Ramadan & its importance

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MNA Feature Desk: Significance of Itikaf during Ramadan is enormous to the pious Muslims. Itikaf is a form of worship. It is formed by staying in a Mosque for a certain time. It is Ehtiyat that one should stay with the intention to worship Allah by praying formal or informal prayers although prayer is not a condition therein. Itikaf refers to going into seclusion in the mosque for the sole purpose of worshipping Allah and attaching oneself and one’s heart to His worship. Itikaf provides an opportunity to the believer to get closer to Allah by temporarily freeing oneself and ...

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Seeking forgiveness in Ramadan

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MNA Life Style Desk: The Muslim Ummah has just entered the ten days of forgiveness in Ramadan. Alhamdulillah, by the Grace of Allah, Most High, we have completed the first 10 days of Ramadan, the first Ashrah of Ramadan and you just prayed the 11th Taraveeh prayer and Insha’Allah if you rise in the morning to see another day, you will intend to fast the 11th day of Ramadan. Our Prophet (peace be upon him) mentioned in hadith that Ramadan has three parts: the first 10 days are of mercy (rahmah) from Allah, the middle 10 days are of forgiveness ...

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The Holy Month of Ramadan

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MNA Life Style Desk: Muslims all around the world respect the Ramadan as the holy month and knowing its history in short can bring more focus for this Islamic holy month. Islam is the world’s second largest religion after Christianity with more than one billion followers. Around one million worshipers from over 180 countries will make the pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia for Ramadan and Hajj, two of the most important periods in the Islamic calendar. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation ...

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Healthy balanced iftar in this Ramadan

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MNA Lifestyle Desk: Ramadan is the Holy Month of fasting and blessings and to keep fit throughout the month, it is required to eat healthy balanced iftar in this month. It brings with it a host of special customs, of which food habits and eating play a big part. Eating during Ramadan is also about following the right habits for a balanced iftar which contributes to maintaining good health during this holy month. Ramadan is also considered to be the holiest month in the entire year according to Islamic custom. Muslims all across the world observe fasts and celebrate Ramzan. ...

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Tips to deal with office colleagues

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MNA Life Style Desk: The average full-time employees spend more time at office and deal with co-workers. This can make for an unpleasant situation when we have one or more co-workers that we dislike. We all have at least one: the coworker, client, or boss you just can’t stand. They make life difficult, and they may even make you question your sense of self-worth. However, it’s in everyone’s best interest to try to reach some common ground and make the work environment at least tolerable. Be a better person If you find that a co-worker is always breaking bad on ...

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Herbal medicines can have dangerous side effects

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MNA Life Style Desk: If you think that herbal and dietary supplements are better than conventional medications for your health, think again as they may harm. A new study shows that liver injury caused by herbal and dietary supplements increased from seven percent to 20 percent in the US over a 10-year period. Overturning a common perception that herbs are safe because they have been used for many years, researchers have warned that long-term use of herbal remedies is no guarantee of their safety as many herbs may contain toxic or carcinogenic substances. In a commentary published in the journal ...

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Reasons you should never leave smartphone at home

MNA Life Style Desk: You left home without your smartphone. It could be that you were just running to the grocery store or going to the gym. It could be that you needed one of those journeys where you detach from your cell phone. But you should never leave home without your smartphone. Here are some reasons why. Your notifications will pile up If you go out without your cell phone for a day or two you will certainly have tons of notifications backed up. These could be tweets, calls, texts, emails, etc. They will all be there waiting for ...

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FF Abu Taher Bhuiyan’s death anniversary Saturday

Abu Taher

MNA Feature Desk: Saturday is the 8th death anniversary of freedom fighter and former vice president of Feni college principal Abu Taher Bhuiyan. He was also the former president of Feni district student League ,ex- president Feni district JSD (Inu) and  Feni Gunijan Muktijoddha Mullayan Parishad. Renowned journalist and columnist Abu Taher Bhuiyan was the father of Sajjad Hossain Chisty, Head of Marketing of The Daily Observer, and Sami Hossain Chisty, a lecturer of Notre Dame College. On the occasion, milad mahfil will be held at his Dhaka residence and village home. Besides, food will be distributed among the destitute ...

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Head of Turkish opposition newspaper arrested

MNA International Desk: The Head of Turkish opposition newspaper arrested of the board of Turkey’s opposition daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, has been arrested following a probe into “terrorist activities”, the publication confirmed. Akin Atalay was taken into custody at Istanbul’s main international airport after arriving from Germany, said Cumhuriyet, which also saw nine of its staff arrested last week amid swelling concern over media freedom in Turkey. The paper has in recent years taken a strong line against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP). Atalay was targeted by a warrant that was part of a probe ...

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Implementation rate of ADP witnesses rise

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MNA Business Desk: Implementation rate of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the July-October period of fiscal year 2016-17 was 14 percent with an expenditure of Tk 16,772 crore. The implementation rate for FY17 was 3 percent higher than 11 percent of the same period of the last fiscal FY16, said planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while briefing journalists after ECNEC meeting at NEC here yesterday. He said the expenditure was also Tk 5, 177 crore higher for the July-October period of FY17 from Tk 11,595 crore of the same period of FY16. Annual Development Programme (ADP) an organized list ...

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Nasirnagar Attack: Protesters blocked Shahbagh crossing

MNA Editorial Desk: Protesters blocked Shahbagh crossing for about seven hours since noon protesting against attacks on Hindus at Nasirnagar in Brahmanbaria. The protesters also burned the effigy of fisheries and livestock minister and Member of Parliament from Brahmanbaria-1 (Nasirnagar) constituency, Sayedul Hoque. The demonstrators demanded resignation of the minister, who received widesprad criticism allegedly for his derogatory remarks on the Nasirnagar incident. Concluding the blockade, protesters’ spokesperson Manik Rakshit issued a three-day ultimatum to the minister to resign or they would block roads and highways at important places across the country on November 15. Different organisations including Jago Hindu ...

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