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Dhaka,  Fri,  01 July 2016
July 1, 2016, 5:38 pm
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus recently addressed members of the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh. Royal Society of Edinburgh is a prestigious society of top academics of Scotland established in 1783. The society members or fellows, of which there are
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Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh recently organised a seminar in Chittagong to update its clients on the latest electronic banking features being added to its online banking platform – CitiDirect. Mr. Shams Zaman, Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Citibank N.A. along
South Korea's trade surplus hit a new record high last month as the falling pace of exports slowed despite the longest monthly decline, a government report showed on Friday. Trade surplus reached a new monthly record high of 11.64 billion US dollars in June, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. The June figure was sharply up from a surplus of 6.98 billion dollars in May due to slower fall in exports. Exports, which account for about half of the export-driven economy, fell 2.7 per cent in June from a year earlier, posting the slowest monthly decline in a year.
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Bank of Cyprus will continue pursuing a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after Britain's decision to leave the European Union (EU), but hinted at changes in its original plans, it said Thursday. "While plans to pursue a premium
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Bangladesh significantly increased trafficking investigations with a notable increase in labour trafficking investigations in past two years, a global report said. However, the government demonstrated limited efforts to 'prevent' trafficking, according to 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report released by the US Department of State in Washington, DC on Thursday. The report suggested Bangladesh to finalise, adopt, and disseminate the implementing rules for
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After the Philippines became the top supplier of nickel ore to China in the last two years, its struggling mining industry may have felt like it was turning a corner. But hope in the industry of getting an easier ride exploiting minerals in a country with a strong anti-mining lobby now looks misplaced with the new administration of President Rodrigo Duterte
Global technology giant Microsoft would forecast any probable threat and attack to keep Bangladesh's cyber space secure. The government and Microsoft Thursday signed an agreement to this end to cooperate with each other in the field of cyber security. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood and Microsoft Bangladesh Managing Director Sonia Bashir Kabir put pen on the agreement paper at the conference room of Posts and Telecommunications Division. State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim was present at the ...
The Dhaka University at its last syndicate meeting with Vice Chancellor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique in the chair conferred Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree on 36 researchers and Master of Philosophy (M. Phil) degree on another 34 researchers for the year 2016, according to a press release. Meanwhile, the Faculty of Education got its new Dean MZK Rafiqul Islam who was the former Departmental Head and Associate Professor of the Technical Teachers' Training College. A press release issued by the Treasurer of ...
Manchester City have signed Spain forward Nolito from Celta Vigo after meeting his £13.8m release clause. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year contract to become City's third summer signing. New manager Pep Guardiola has already brought in Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund for £20m, as well as Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy. Nolito started all four of Spain's matches at Euro 2016 before they were knocked out in the last 16 by Italy. "I think that Pep Guardiola is one of the best managers in ...
The last remaining cast member from 'Gone With The Wind' has been celebrating her 100 birthday in Santa Monica. Olivia de Haviland, 100, is celebrating her birthday on Thursday, June 30th, at the Spitfire Grill at the Santa Monica Airport. The event is being organised by Spring de Haviland, who is "related to Olivia, according to a news agency. -bz   ...
The US State Department is putting al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent on its list of foreign terrorist groups. Thursday's action bans Americans from engaging in transactions with the group or its leader, Asim Umar, and freezes any assets the group has within US jurisdiction. It also prohibits people from knowingly providing support to the group. Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri formed al-Qaida in the Indian subcontinent in a video address in September 2014. The group claimed responsibility for the September 6, 2014, attack ...
A man was killed and 10 others injured in a clash between two groups of Awami League over establishing supremacy at Digha union in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura district on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Akbar Hossain, 65, a resident of the union, according to a news agency report. Sudharshan Kumar Roy, assistant superintendent of police, said there had been a long standing dispute between former union parishad chairman Asaduzzaman and present UP member Zafor Ali. Over the issue, the supporters ...

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