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Dhaka,  Thu,  30 June 2016
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June 30, 2016, 7:07 pm
The government on Thursday signed two financing agreements totalling to $200 million with the World Bank, aiming to improve health services and the living condition of urban poor in selected municipality areas. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Additional Secretary Kazi Shofiqul Azam
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June 30, 2016, 7:53 pm
BMW is set to announce an alliance to develop self-driving cars with collision detection specialist Mobileye and computer chip maker Intel, a source familiar with the matter said, as the race to put driverless cars on the road heats up. The
Germany's annual inflation rate picked up for the second consecutive month in June, as the drag from energy prices eased, preliminary calculations of German federal statistics office Destatis showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.3 per cent in June from the same month of last year, following an increase of 0.1 per cent in May. The drop of energy prices was still the main negative effect pulling down inflation, but this has let up in recent months. In June, energy prices fell by 6.4 per cent year on year, compared to an annual drop of 7.9 per cent
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Nearly all large US banks have passed the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only US operations of Deutsche Bank and Santander failing, according to a news agency. The test is designed to judge whether banks operating in the US can
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A nine-day vacation will begin in the country on Friday on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims. The government service-holders will enjoy holidays for nine days at a stretch as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared July 4 as holiday by an executive order. July 4 was the only workday between the Eid holidays and the declaration
 Multi-lateral lender World Bank today announced funding support of USD 1 billion for expansion of solar power capacity in India. It also signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), consisting of 121 countries led by India, to collaborate on increasing solar energy use across the world, with a goal of mobilising USD 1 trillion in investments by 2030. The pact,
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An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting to run over and behead a police officer during Anzac Day commemorations. Sevdet
A financial crime database used by banks has been "leaked" on to the net. World-Check Risk Screening contains details about people and organisations suspected of being involved in terrorism, organised crime and money laundering, among other offences. Access is supposed to be restricted under European privacy laws. The database's creator, Thomson Reuters, has confirmed an unnamed third-party exposed an "out of date" version online. But it says the material has since been removed. Security researcher Chris Vickery said he discovered the leak. He notified the ...
Speakers at a conference underlined on Wednesday the necessity for raising the number of teachers against the students' ratio and lessening the drop-out rate to ensure quality and time-befitting education at the primary level. They also laid emphasis on practical lessons instead of pushing students towards memorising the text only. The observations were made at the conference organised by the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education at a city hotel which was participated by students, parents, teachers and education managers from all ...
A team of Melbourne scientists has begun a study to discover how much bacteria is living within the city's public transport system. Melbourne, along with Sydney, are two of 58 cities participating in an international study based out of New York, which is aimed at developing an outline of the germs and bacteria found in major cities' public transport systems. In Melbourne, the team will run tests inside and outside trains, trams and buses. In the study already completed in New York's ...
The last remaining cast member from 'Gone With The Wind' has been celebrating her 100 birthday in Santa Monica. Olivia de Haviland, 100, is celebrating her birthday on Thursday, June 30th, at the Spitfire Grill at the Santa Monica Airport. The event is being organised by Spring de Haviland, who is "related to Olivia, according to a news agency. -bz   ...
Opposition Leader Raushon Ershad said on Wednesday there is deficit not only in the national budget, but also everywhere, including socio-political ethics and political norms, reports UNB. "We all fall victims to political vendetta, we'll have to come out from this situation. There's deficit everywhere, including education and morality," she told Parliament participating in the discussion on the proposed budget for 2016-17 fiscal. The opposition leader said the social tension cannot be stopped only by the police. "So, we all will have ...
CHITTAGONG, June 30: A girl was electrocuted at Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila of the Chittagong on Thursday. The victim was identified as Shoshi Chokoroborti, 12, a class six student of local High School and daughter of Bishow Nath Chokoroborthi and hailed from Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila of the district. Mohammad Salauddin, OC of Boalkhali upazila said the school girl was electrocuted while collecting flowers beside an electric pole of their residence at Uttor Bhushi village under Boalkhali upazila ...

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