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Dhaka,  Mon,  26 September 2016
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September 25, 2016, 11:11 pm
The government decision to go for construction of the proposed coal-based Rampal Power Plant, notwithstanding the recommendation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to shift it to some other location, is somewhat baffling. This is so
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September 25, 2016, 10:22 pm
  Tamim Iqbal has become the first Bangladeshi batsman to go past 9,000 international runs in all formats combined. The 27-year-old opening batsman was 15 runs shy of the landmark when he opened the batting in the first ODI against Afghanistan at
London: Goldman Sachs is cutting almost 30 per cent of its 300 investment banking jobs in Asia outside Japan in response to a slowdown in activity in the region, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The Wall Street bank is reducing the number of bankers working on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and equity and debt capital markets deals, the sources said. It will be left with slightly more than 200 bankers across Asia. Most of the jobs cuts are likely to take place in Hong Kong, Singapore and China, where Goldman's main Asian offices are located, according to the sources,
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Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir Sunday said the central bank has taken up alteration programmes for the country's banks and financial institutions to ensure good governance at all levels. "The central bank has taken up such reform programmes so that it
A Dhaka court placed on Sunday Rakibul Hasan alias Regan, who was arrested during Kalyanpur drive, on a six-day remand in the Gulshan attack case, reports UNB. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Golam Nabi passed the order when Humayun Kabir, an inspector of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit, produced him before the court with a 10-day remand prayer. Regan was shown arrested
FE Report Speakers at an international conference on Sunday expressed concern over the inflation situation in Bangladesh and recommended the government to take output adjustment policies in addressing the concern. Inflation has become a concern for the country as it deepened poverty situation with the increased cost of living, a session of the conference for Bankers and Academics in the capital was
Swiss voters granted new powers Sunday to the country's intelligence services, allowing them to track internet activity, snoop on email and tap phones to better fight spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists, reports AP. A majority of 65.5 per cent voted for the new law in the national referendum, Swiss media reported. Under it, the Federal Intelligence Service and other authorities will be allowed to tap phones, infiltrate email and deploy hidden cameras and microphones to monitor suspects who are deemed a ...
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The world's largest radio telescope, which has been built in China, is beginning an intensive testing phase, reports BBC. Chinese scientists
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Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has laid the emphasis on grooming the youths as skilled workforce to contribute to the
SYLHET, Sept 25 (UNB): Defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club took a solo lead in the  (BPL) Football beating Brothers Union Club by 5-4 goals in a keenly contested match at the Sylhet District Stadium Sunday afternoon. With the day's victory, Sheikh Jamal DC secured 18 points from eight matches to take solo lead in the league table toppling Dhaka Abahani Limited, which bagged 15 points from seven encounters. Brothers Union remained at the seventh slot with eight points from as ...
Thousands of protestors marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws. Regulations in the once stridently Catholic Ireland are among the strictest in the world and next month Prime Minister Enda Kenny will call a citizens' assembly to advise the government on whether a vote should be held to boost access to abortion. Demonstrators marched in the rain on government ...
A BNP senior leader said on Sunday the entire nation has got stunned over the government's 'rigid' stance on Rampal power plant, report agencies. The government sticks to its plan despite Unesco's advice to relocate the plant to any other safer place, he said. "Unesco has recommended shifting the power plant project to a safer place as the Sundarbans will be badly affected if it is set up at Rampal…," BNP vice chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu said. "The entire nation has got astonished and ...
HABIGANJ, Sept 25 (BSS): A man was killed as a CNG-run auto rickshaw collided head-on with a tempu on Chunarughat-Shayestaganj road at Srikuta bazaar under Chunarughat upazila of the district this morning. The deceased was identified as Bacchu Miah, 45, a wood businessman and son of late Jahur Ali Master, a resident of Gogaura village of the upazila. Police said the accident occurred when the vehicles collided head-on in the area at about 11 am, leaving auto rickshaw passenger Bacchu Miah ...

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