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Dhaka,  Mon,  29 August 2016
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August 29, 2016, 11:19 am
A team of six people have completed a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year. Since 29 August 2015, the group lived in close quarters in a dome - without fresh air, fresh food, or
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August 29, 2016, 10:52 am
Japanese stocks surged to 1-1/2-week highs on Monday morning as the yen weakened after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled an interest rate hike remains on the cards this year, lifting insurers and exporters. The Nikkei share average soared 2.2
CHITTAGONG, Aug 28: Discharge of cargo from lighter vessels, anchored at sixteen ghats on Karnaphuli River and outer anchorage of Chittagong Port, has started after five days of suspension. The work of lightering cargo from mother vessels at Kutubdia outer anchorage in Bay of Bengal and different lighter vessel ghats started from Sunday morning following a successful negotiation between the river transport workers and the government. The meeting was held at Ministry of Labour and Employment in the capital on Saturday. General Secretary of Bangladesh Lighterage Workers Union Nabi Alam said the government has agreed to pay the minimum wage of Tk 9,600
A state-of-the-art factory of Square Group is producing denim fabrics and supplying the value-added products to local apparel exporters.   The group has set up the unit at a cost of Tk 4.0 billion at Habiganj that has gone for production
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A housewife was tortured to death allegedly by her husband at Komorgram Paschimpara village in Sadar upazila of Joypurhat district on Monday. The deceased was identified as Delwara Begum, wife of Rezaul Kabir of the villate, according to a news agency report. Ashok Kumar Paul, assistant superintendent (circle) of Joypurhat police, said Rezaul used to quarrel with his wife Delwara as he
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Gold prices edged lower early on Monday as the dollar strengthened after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open for a US interest hike as early as next month. Spot gold had dipped 0.33 per cent to $1,316.46 per ounce at 0120 GMT. The metal closed last week down 1.5 per cent. US gold futures fell 0.48
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iPhone users are being urged to update their software as soon as possible to fix a dangerous security flaw that
Admission test for first year graduate courses in Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) will be held on October 26 (Wednesday). All necessary preparations are progressing fast for proper holding of the test. Already, 11 sub-committees headed by Prof Abdus Sobhan, Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty, were constituted. Those will also be available on www.ruet.ac.bd website. There will no change in admission test system this year.    — Press Release   ...
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The Tigers will play their first bilateral series against Afghanistan when the team arrive in Bangladesh in late September ahead
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 ...
Three children, including two siblings, drowned in a canal at Sholabari village in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria on Sunday. The deceased were identified as M Emran Miah, son of Kamal Miah, his (Emran) younger sister Sabina Begum, 4, and Aman Ullah, 4, nephew of Kamal and son of Juru Miah of the same house. Panishwar union parishad chairman M Deen Islam said the three children fell into the water while they were playing beside the canal around 10:00 am and drowned. Later, locals ...

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