Thursday, February 22

Day: October 10, 2015

Men and women have different priorities when house buying
ENGLISH, Life Style

Men and women have different priorities when house buying

    Men and women 'have different priorities when house buying' Male house hunters are more likely than women to prioritise being close to work and having decent transport links when looking for somewhere to live, research has found. The findings also suggest that a w oman's home is her castle, as female house hunters are more likely to value indoor space above anything else , according to Santander Mortgages. One in three (31%) women surveyed said that having some decent space within a home was their priority, while a similar proportion of men (35%) wanted to be close to work. The research among more than 2,000 people also found that being close to green outdoor space, moving to an "up and coming" area and having nicer neighbours tend to be factors that men are more concerned...
Britain facing SNOW within two weeks as Arctic blast swoops in from east
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Britain facing SNOW within two weeks as Arctic blast swoops in from east

    A fierce Arctic blast will sweep the UK bringing the first snowfall this autumn in just two weeks. Temperatures are set to take a nosedive after the weekend as a blanket of icy air sweeps in from the east. Some parts of the country will see thermometers sink below freezing with frost and bitter winds bringing the first taste of winter. The warning comes as Europe wraps up for an early whiteout with bitter easterly winds heading this way next week. Weather Network forecast for cool blast across the UK Parts of Scotland and very high ground further south could see the first flurry of snow arrive before the end of the month, forecasters say. Leon Brown, forecaster for The Weather Channel UK, said: "The main theme for next week is drier weather but also turning quite a bit col...
Vegetable prices to remain high for another month
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Vegetable prices to remain high for another month

    Prices of different varieties of vegetables will not be stable until new crops come to the markets. It will take a month or more for them to pacify people with fresh tastes with cheap prices, according to the traders and DAE officials. Incessant rain in August led to nearly 7,000 hectare land across 24 districts going under water, causing huge losses to farmers. Seventy-eight per cent of the submerged crop lands were damaged, according to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). Farmers who have sus-tained losses will soon be indemnified with 10,257 farmers of Kurigram, Gaibandha, Bogra, Sherpur and Lalmonirhat already provided with late variety seeds of some crops free-of-cost which have been sowed in the fields after water left them. Even floating seedbeds in flood...