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Dhaka,  Sat,  27 August 2016
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August 27, 2016, 7:27 pm
European champions Portugal will be without Cristiano Ronaldo for their opening World Cup qualifier in Switzerland after he was left out of the squad on Friday. The 31-year-old is still recovering from the knee injury which forced him to limp out
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August 27, 2016, 7:22 pm
First bilateral ODI series between Bangladesh and Afghanistan likely to be held after the forthcoming Eid holidays in September Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) are discussing the prospects of their first bilateral ODI series in Bangladesh, the
The government is set to start a comprehensive reform of public financial management under a five-year strategy to ensure proper use of national resources and better execution of national budget, officials said. On August 22, the finance minister endorsed a draft Public Financial Management (PFM) reform strategy for the period 2016-21. Now an action plan will be prepared "shortly" for execution of the strategy, they added. Five goals have been fixed under the five-year reform recipe for the vital field of public finance. The goals are (1) to maintain aggregate fiscal discipline compatible with macroeconomic stability and pro-poor growth (2) allocate resources consistent
A foreign contractor of the metro rail project has threatened to go for entire insurance coverage of his part of works abroad unless the insurance regulator stops pushing it to have 50 per cent coverage from state-run Sadharan Bima Corporation
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Tripura Governor Tathagatha Roy expressed hope for an early conclusion of the Teesta water sharing agreement. Addressing the 3rd Tripura Conclave on Friday, Governor Ray said the rights of the lower riparian cannot be denied. "If India can sign and honour the Indus water treaty with Pakistan, despite all the wars and terrorism emanating from that country, it must work out a
US consumer sentiment declined in August as weaker personal financial prospects dragged down consumers' confidence. The final reading of the consumer sentiment for August slid to 89.8 from 90 in July, said the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment on Friday. "Confidence eased back in late August to register a trivial decline from the July reading," said survey director Richard
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A three-member delegation led by Masahiro Isokawa, president of Kansai Action Company, Japan called on Vice Chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University (DU) Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique at latter's office on Saturday, said a press release. Other members of the delegation were Shinya Nishimura, Director and Anup Somadder, Legal Advisor of the same company. During the meeting, they discussed about various issues including development of leather technology and environmental science education at Dhaka University. Expressing willingness to recruit skilled manpower in their companies ...
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Abdullah Al Mamun, father of Rio 2016 rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around gold medallist Margarita Mamun, died at his residence in
United Hospital Limited celebrated 10th anniversary recently by cutting an anniversary cake at the grand ballroom of the Hotel  Le Meridien Dhaka. Managing Director of the Hospital Faridur Rahman, members of Board of Directors, doctors  & consultants and other officials of the hospital were present in the programme,said a statement. -rmc// ...
Workers Party of Bangladesh has urged the government to set up the coal-fired power plant in other suitable place instead of Rampal for the sake of protection of the Sundarbans. In a statement, the politburo of Workers Party also expressed the hope that the government would not do anything that would harm the environment as well the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest. If this coal-fired power plant is installed at Rampal, it would put an adverse effect on the Sundarbans as ...
A baby was killed and 15 injured when a bus and a truck chrashed into each other in Dhamrai Upazila of Savar Saturday morning. The identity of the four months baby, who dies on the spot, could not be known immediately. Police said the accident took place when a bus of Shohagh Paribahan collided head on with a truck on Dhaka-Aricha Highway. After the collision the bus fell into a roadside ditch. Police rushed to the spot and recovered the body of infant. ...

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