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January 21, 2017, 10:47 am
More than 100 Al-Qaeda militants were killed after US aircraft targeted a militant training base in Syria’s Idlib province, the Pentagon said, reports AP.  The warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in the final hours of Barack Obama's presidency. A Pentagon spokesman,
January 21, 2017, 10:23 am
Four Bangladeshi women returned home through Benapole international check post (ICP) on Friday night after serving two and half years' in Indian prison. The returnees were identified as Sajeda Khatun, 17, Kulsum Khatun, 15, Nasima Khatun, 18, and Khadija Begum, 16,
China's economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.8 per cent in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, giving it a tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent year, reports Reuters. But Beijing's decision to prioritise its official growth target could exact a high price, as policymakers grapple with financial risks created by an explosive growth in debt. China's debt to GDP ratio rose to 277 per cent at the end of 2016 from 254 per cent the previous year, with an increasing share of new credit being used to pay debt servicing costs, UBS analysts
The government has framed a draft corporate social responsibility (CSR) guideline keeping a provision for companies that are to be involved in CSR activity compulsorily at a tolerable level. As per the draft policy, eligible companies have to allocate a separate
Though 10 months have elapsed since the murder of Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, there is no visible progress in the investigation into the grisly murder case. The investigation agencies could neither identify the motive behind the killing nor the killers yet, reports UNB. Seeing no progress in the investigation, Tonu's family members and relatives are getting more frustrated and impassionate. Sohagi
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will open diplomatic posts in each other's nations and are considering a free trade agreement, the Pacific country's trade minister said on Friday, reports Reuters. New Zealand trade minister Todd McClay and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed officials to consider a framework to boost economic ties, which could result in a free trade deal,
President Obama departed the Oval Office for the final time Friday, slipping a letter for Donald Trump into the top drawer of his desk and striding toward the Residence, reports CNN. He was upbeat, smiling and revealing no apprehension about the man he's about the meet and escort to the US Capitol. "Are you feeling nostalgic?" inquired a reporter from the Rose Garden. "Of course," said Obama. "Any final words for the American people?" asked another. "Thank you," he said.   ...
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Mild cold wave is sweeping most over the country and it may continue. The regions are Dinajpur, Kurigram, Pachagarh, Sayedpur,
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Andres Iniesta suffered a calf injury in Barcelona's Copa del Rey victory over Real Sociedad. Barca confirmed after the first leg of the quarter-final tie that the midfielder had suffered the problem to his left calf and will undergo medical tests on Friday, reports goal.com. Iniesta, 32, had been replaced by Andre Gomes at half-time, the latest blow in a season that has been interrupted by two knee injuries. The match itself saw Luis Enrique's holders win 1-0, ending their curse at the ...
17 shops were burned down at Kholpotua Bazar in Bamna Upazila of Barguna at the early hours on Friday.  Shop owners estimated the damage caused by the fire at around Tk 15 million, reports BSS. Officer of Mothbaria Firefighters Abdul Haque said the fire originated from an electric short circuit inside the market. Showkat Hasanur Rahman Rimon MP distributed Tk 5000 to each owner of the gutted shops.   ...

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