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Dhaka,  Sun,  01 May 2016
May 1, 2016, 11:57 am
German left-wing demonstrators clashed with police on Saturday as they tried to break up the first full conference of the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies came under attack. Police counted up to 2,000 left-wing protesters, some
May 1, 2016, 11:55 am
Kirsten Wild saw off Britain's double junior world road race champion Lucy Garner and Lizzie Armitstead to win the women's Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday. World champion Armitstead formed part of a three-rider breakaway, but the pack recovered late on for
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 KARACHI: Growth of man-made synthetic and cellulose fibres is likely to push down world cotton production. The world cotton production share is likely to decline from 23 million tonnes to 3.20
The government-formed search committee is set to recommend the names of selected candidates for appointment as deputy governors of Bangladesh Bank (BB) by mid-May. "We'll submit our recommendations with the list of selected candidates by May 15 to the government for
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May Day is being observed across the world todayMay Day or International Workers’ Day, which is also known as Labour Day, is also being observed in Bangladesh through various programmes. On May 01, 1886, a large number of workers brought out a procession at Haymarket in Chicago, USA, demanding eight-hour working day. Police opened fire killing some workers. The sacrifices of
The finance ministry has rejected a proposal for slapping an additional 10 per cent duty on the import of rice as a price support to local farmers. Officials said the National Board of Revenue (NBR) recently sent to Finance Minister AMA Muhith a situation paper containing the demand from the local millers for increasing the import duty on rice. "As I heard,
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"Don't impose any barrier on yourself! You people are capable of unimaginable things. Just start imagining them," said Ishmam Chowdhury,
Ospreys fought back from a 10-point deficit to claim their 10th consecutive win over Cardiff Blues in a Judgement Day thriller, reports BBC. Rhys Webb's two late tries clinched an extraordinary win which ended Blues' European Champions Cup qualification hopes while maintaining his team's. Ospreys hit back from 17-7 behind as Hanno Dirksen' (2) and Sam Underhill added to James King's first-half try. Ospreys moved into seventh place in the Pro12 table with a home game to come against Ulster on the final ...
HONOLULU, April 27: Hawaii officials say they have reached a milestone in controlling the state's dengue fever outbreak, 30 days after the last known infected person was contagious.   "As we celebrate this milestone today, I think it's critical that everyone understand this is not the end," said Virginia Pressler, director of the state Department of Health.   Hawaii welcomes 200,000 visitors per day, and the state's residents travel to places where dengue fever and the Zika virus - spread by the same mosquitoes ...
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Washington, Apr 30: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are celebrating International Jazz Day a day early with
MYMENSINGH, Apr 30 (BSS): Awami League (AL) presidium member and Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury said here today that none can stall the forward march of Bangladesh under capable, farsighted and visionary leadership of Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina. "The country has been marching ahead under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership defeating all the conspiracies of the BNP-Jamaat combine," the Minister said adding that the golden Bangla as dreamt of by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would surely ...
Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) organised a 'Youth Conference' at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Saturday as part of its silver jubilee celebrations with exchange of opinions between students and established personalities about education of the country. Around 150 students from different schools, colleges and universities participated at the conference. Chairman of National Human Rights Commission Prof Dr Mizanur Rahman, Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmed, Executive Director of CAMPE Rasheda K Choudhury, Secretary of ...

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