Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Miss Universe 2022 to be held in New Orleans next year

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com On January 14, 2023, more than 90 women will vie for the title of Miss Universe at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. They will compete in various categories, including evening gown and swimwear. They will also take part in an in-depth interview session. The organization said earlier ... Read more

67% medicine retailers not cognizant on antimicrobial drugs: DGDA

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com Around 67 percent of medicine retailers cannot identify antibiotics from regular medicines properly as they do not have adequate knowledge about antimicrobial drugs, finds a study by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA). Sabrina Alam, assistant director at DGDA, disclosed the information at the dissemination programme on current antimicrobial ... Read more

Deficiency of intestinal enzyme one of leading causes of diabetes, finds study

It has been long known that diabetes is caused by a variety of factors such as genetic influences, insulin resistance, and physical inactivity, but now a team of Bangladeshi scientists has come up with a new cause of the disease. Deficiency of intestinal enzyme, Alkaline Phosphatase, is one of the leading causes of developing diabetes ... Read more

Cruise line’s newest team member is pop star Jennifer Lopez

Travel Cruising newcomer Virgin Voyages has announced its newest hire – pop star Jennifer Lopez is joining the cruise line as an investor and the chief entertainment and lifestyle officer. “My artistic and social mission is to empower, inspire and entertain,” Lopez said in a statement. “Any opportunity that I get to combine all these ... Read more

How the formula milk industry exploits over half of Bangladeshi parents

Baby formula makers still violating global marketing rules – study More than half of the parents and pregnant women from eight countries, including Bangladesh, say they have been targeted with marketing in breach of international standards on infant feeding practices. A new study by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, which draws on interviews with ... Read more

Women-only travel platform Wander Woman wins grant worth $22K

Wander Woman, a social venture dedicated to female travel enthusiasts from Bangladesh, has won a grant worth $22.5K at the UNLEASH Plus 2021 Program for “developing a revolutionary platform for female travellers in South Asia,” according to a press release. UNLEASH Plus 2021 is the third iteration of a 6-months incubation program seeking to build ... Read more

Tashnuva becomes first Bangladeshi trans-woman to walk on NY Fashion Week ramp

Bangladeshi transgender woman Tashnuva Anan Shishir walked the ramp at the New York Fashion Week on Saturday (12 February). She became the first Bangladeshi transgender women to participate in the prestigious semi-annual fashion event. Shishir confirmed the news in a facebook post. ‘…I am grateful to all of my audience, good wishers, friends and family ... Read more

In a first, Dubai to host Miss Universe UAE Beauty Pageant

Dubai is all set to host its first-ever the glittering and glamour-filled Miss Universe UAE beauty pageant in November, with the winner heading for the global event in Israel in December, organizers announced on Thursday during a press conference at the Armani Hotel in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The glamourous beauty pageant is set to take ... Read more

Daraz Fashion Week 2021 is live

The country’s largest online marketplace, Daraz Bangladesh, will begin the Live Phase of Daraz Fashion Week 2021 on Thursday, and it will continue till October 13, 2021, said a press release. The exclusive event comes bearing discounts and offers, providing the fashion enthusiasts with the opportunity to shop at their heart’s content. Under the Daraz

Air pollution now leading cause of lung cancer

AIR pollution has been named as the leading cause of lung cancer, the World Health Organisation’s cancer agency said. The International Agency for Research for Cancer (IARC), a part of the World Health Organisation (WHO), announced that there is “sufficient evidence” that exposure to air pollution is a key cause of lung cancer. Data revealed ... Read more

Sleep cleans brain

The brain uses sleep to clean away waste toxins that have collected during the day, a new study has shown. The brain uses the time we spend asleep to remove all the waste that builds up when we are awake, much like a “garbage removal system”, the US based scientists found. A team at the ... Read more

Shocking sex facts revealed

Can high heels affect a woman’s orgasm? Why is emotional connect as important to women as reaching orgasm? Is coffee more important than sex in the morning? Is sex addiction worse than drugs or booze? Can kissing help you find the right partner? Shocking sex facts revealed Wearing high heels can negatively affect a woman’s orgasm, ... Read more

5 Tips for a Stronger Relationship

Being in a relationship is all about being a unit, and the stronger the bond, the better your unit. Here are some tips on how to have a stronger, healthier relationship! Compromise One of the main things about being in a relationship is learning that you have to compromise. For those who like to get ... Read more

Creating an inclusive and accessible world

International Day Of Persons With Disabilities Creating an inclusive and accessible world Dr Tamanna Afroz Around 15% of the world’s population, or one billion people, live with disabilities. And the rates of disability are increasing due to population ageing and increases in chronic health conditions. People with disabilities have less access to health care services ... Read more

Strategies for preventing suicide

Every year, almost one million people die by suicide around the world. Young people are increasingly vulnerable to suicidal behaviours. Worldwide, suicide is one of the three leading causes of death among those in the most economically productive age group (15-44 years), and the second leading cause of death in the 15-19 years age group. ... Read more