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Dhaka,  Tue,  17 January 2017
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January 17, 2017, 4:57 pm
A man was shot dead and five others suffered bullet wounds in an attack by rivals over the possession of a water body at Kulunja village in Dirai upazila on Tuesday. OC of Dirai Police Station Abdul Jalil said Dhananjoy Das,
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) slightly raised its economic forecasts for global growth this year. The organisation kept its forecast for 2017 and 2018 at 3.4 per cent and 3.6 per cent respectively. However, it warns that economic outcomes are extremely uncertain,
SINGAPORE --S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'BBB-' long-term issue rating to a proposed issue of senior unsecured notes by State Bank of India (SBI: BBB-/Stable/A-3) under its US$10 billion medium-term note program. The rating on the notes reflects the long-term counterparty credit rating on SBI. The notes will be issued from the bank's London branch. The proposed notes will constitute direct, unconditional, unsecured, and unsubordinated obligations of SBI, and shall at all times rank equally with all other unsecured obligations of the bank, said a statement. -rmc//
The World Bank pledged Monday to substantially increase low-cost funds for Bangladesh under its next IDA aid programme, even through diverting money from other recipients. A delegation of the Washington-based international development financier pledged the splurge of funds at a meeting
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A road accident in Dhaka late on Monday has left two persons, including a minor, dead. Police said 40-year-old Alamgir Hossain was riding his motorcycle with his 10-year-old nephew Abdur Rahim when a truck hit it at Dholaikhal area, reports bdnews24.com. Alamgir ran a clothes business in Islampur and his nephew was a fifth-grader at a school in Gendaria, said Wari police's
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on key players in Mali who are obstructing implementation of a 2015 peace agreement if there are no immediate results on the ground. The new UN chief said in a report to the council circulated on Monday that progress in implementing the peace deal between the government and rebel groups remains slow, reports The Indian Express via AP. Guterres said that amid renewed fighting between a government-allied militia ...
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Monday sought UK’s support to improve the quality of education of Bangladesh.  "The United Kingdom is an important development partner of Bangladesh.... The UK is extending supports in different fields of development in Bangladesh," he said. Nahid said it when a 10-member delegation led Mayor of London Borough of Camden Nadia Shah met him at his ministry office. Nahid said Bangladesh has made a significant progress in education sector by reducing drop-out rate and achieving gender parity, reports ...
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Bangladesh women won by 10 runs against South African women in their third one Day International (ODI) match at the
Microsoft Bangladesh and PlusOne have entered into a memorandum of understanding to provide virtual access to healthcare to more people in Bangladesh. This collaboration will help facilitate physical and mental wellbeing of employees and the public for greater productivity. The Microsoft Azure cloud based platform powered by RingMD enables live video and audio consultation between patients and doctors in Bangladesh or abroad, online appointment scheduling and fully encrypted medical record sharing possibilities. Virtual interactions on the platform are digitised and ...
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A senior leader of the ruling Awami League's student front in Satkhira has been found dead. The body of Emon Hossain,

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