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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 1 August 16-31, 2014  


Diet soda may kill you
_A Monitor Report New York : Healthy and sugarless soft-drinks are also killers. Tourists love them, locals drink them_ it's big business for Coca Cola and Pepsi to get clients and consumers deadly sick. Americans have developed a taste for diet soda, which can provide them with an extra kick without the extra calories but, according to new research, if they consume more than two drinks a day it could put them at higher risk of heart disease. The American College of Cardiology announced in a . More...
Biman in deep trouble with modern fleet, but no proper manpower to operate it
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : For the first time in its history Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited has a modern and dependable fleet. But there is no proper manpower to operate it. Imbalance in the composition of existing fleet is also posing problem in serving some routes. It is irony of fate that when Biman had efficient manpower, it had no dependable fleet. Now when it finally acquired dependable fleet, it has no efficient manpower. Along with various other important matters, the question of de. More...
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