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Bourses maintain upward trend

WT24 Desk Country’s premier bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) observed today an amazing session with over 1 percent gain in prime index, buoyed by the buying appetite of the optimistic investors amid favorable regulatory measures, BSS reports. The bourse witnessed buying pressure from the opening of the session in most of the sectors, especially in bank, financial institutions, engineering, food ...

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Now we have proof: the government used your money to lie about poor people

After I revealed Whitehall plans to deceive the public on universal credit, an investigation began. Its conclusions are shocking Aditya Chakrabortty Early this summer, a national newspaper published a string of curious articles. Under the logo Universal Credit Uncovered, the features promised readers of the Metro the truth about this most notorious of all benefits. The series began with a ...

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Doctors call for end to daylight saving time transitions

WT24 Desk Doctors writing in a leading medical journal have put forth a case for doing away with daylight saving time (DST) transitions. They argue that these annual transitions to and from DST misalign biological clocks, with long term consequences for health, according to MNT. In the United States, DST begins on the second Sunday of March, when most parts ...

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Nearly 600 kite surfers break Guinness record in Brazil

WT24 Desk An event in Brazil broke a Guinness World Record by gathering 596 people into the world’s largest parade of kite surfers, UPI reports. The Winds for Future event at Cumbuco Beach, in Ceara, featured 596 kite surfers traveling for 1 mile in parade formation, with a Guinness adjudicator on hand to ensure the attempt followed the record-keeping organization’s stipulations. The ...

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Shakira losing voice was ‘darkest moment’ of her life

WT24 Desk Colombian superstar Shakira says temporarily losing her voice two years ago was “the darkest moment” of her life, and which affected her “deeply”, AFP reports.In November 2017 the three-time Grammy winner was forced to postpone her hip-shaking “El Dorado World Tour” for seven months after suffering a hemorrhage on her right vocal cord.“It affected me deeply, there is ...

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Deep sleep can calm anxious brain

WT24 Desk Researchers have found that the type of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep, a state in which neural oscillations become highly synchronised, and heart rates and blood pressure drops, IANS reports. A sleepless night can trigger up to a 30 per cent ...

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