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Dhaka,  Wed,  24 May 2017
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May 24, 2017, 4:58 pm
A Sri Lankan company will construct a 114 Mega Watt(mw) thermal power plant in Bangladesh.  Sri Lanka’s Lakdhanavi, the power generation arm of LTL Holdings, has been awarded the contract by Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).  The award was through international competitive
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May 24, 2017, 4:39 pm
Brief score: New Zealand 73/1 in 13 overs v Bangladesh Mustafizur Rahman made the first breakthrough for Bangladesh dismissing Luke Ronchi when New Zealand collected 23 runs in 3.4 overs in the 6th and last match of the Tri-nation Series at
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Philippine bank RCBC paid the fine in connection with the $81-million Bangladesh Bank money laundering scandal.  Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) settled the balance of its record P1-billion fine with the
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Moody’s downgraded China one notch from Aa3 to A1, its fourth-highest rating. On the credit scale used by rival agencies Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor’s, the move is equivalent to a downgrade from double A minus to A plus,
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A Dhaka court on Wednesday granted permanent bail to Monirul Haque Sakku, the newly elected mayor of Comilla City Corporation (CCC), in a graft case filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). Dhaka Senior Special Judge M Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed the order after Sakku's lawyer M Sanaullah Miah filed a bail petition, reports UNB. On May 9, another Dhaka court granted bail
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The top three Chinese brands accounted for 24 per cent of the overall smartphone market in the first quarter, with Oppo and Vivo challenging Huawei’s dominance, according to a global media report Wednesday. Oppo’s market share almost doubled to 8 per cent as it retained its position as the largest player in the Chinese market while also expanding its presence in
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law for 60 days on the island of Mindanao, after clashes between the army and militants linked to so-called Islamic State (IS). The violence on the southern island left three members of the security forces dead, officials say. Mindanao is home to a number of Muslim rebel groups seeking more autonomy. Mr Duterte made the announcement during a visit to Russia, which he was forced to cut short. Martial law allows the use of the military to ...
The BRAC Business School (BBS) arranged an interactive session titled "Coffee with the CEOs" on the residential campus of BRAC University (BRACU) in Savar recently. The session was conducted under the theme on the following "Textile: The next destination for our business graduates". Some 200 people, mostly students of BBS, attended the daylong event, taken up as part of efforts to build strong relations in corporate-academia tie-ups and enlighten young minds in their first-year of tertiary education and instill in them a ...
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Sporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews after 22 people were killed in an attack at
Prevalence of under-nutrition, especially stunting, is high at about 29 per cent among adolescents in Bangladesh. It affects nearly one-fifth of the country's total population. Besides, the number of pregnant adolescents is 0.6 million annually, one of the highest in the world posing a great health threat to the overall population. These were revealed during the launching of ADOHEARTS project, a joint initiative by Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) and UNICEF Bangladesh, at a programme at a city hotel Tuesday. The total ...
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Popular Indian Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account has been suspended after he tweeted about a female student leader. In the
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Having failed to get permission for holding a rally at the city's Suhrawardy Udyan, BNP on Wednesday said it will
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A couple was killed and their son injured in a road accident at Mohalpara on Tangail-Mymensingh Highway in Ghatail upazila
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