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Dhaka,  Thu,  25 August 2016
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Global ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc will pull out of the gambling hub of Macau on September 9, less than 10 months after it launched there, Macau media reported, citing a letter they said was sent by Uber's Asia regional
August 25, 2016, 10:18 am
Google is to penalise websites that feature intrusive pop-up adverts. It is updating the algorithms used to rank its search results so that offending pages are more likely to get lower placings. The change is due to come into effect on 10
Counting 25-year concessional period of the Dhaka Elevated Expressway (DEE) project is yet to start even though over six years have elapsed since agreement signing under public-private partnership (PPP). Though both public and private parties had so far been blamed for not commencing the period, sources said limitations of the public sector were recently overcome through handover of the DEE land to the private partner by Bangladesh Bridges Authority (BBA). But BBA, the public-sector partner, is yet to announce the concessional period for reasons not known, they said. The BBA completed the process of handover of land to the private partner in February
Some 60 per cent banks operating in Bangladesh faced termination of ties with their foreign corresponding banks in transactions during the last three years, basically for a credibility gap, a research reveals. According to the findings on the state of trans-border
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The Jagannath University (JnU) students staged Wednesday road blockade in the city's Paltan and Press Club areas to press home their demand for residential halls. Students of the university have been agitating for the last three weeks demanding allotment of lands of the former central jail in the city's Nazimuddin Road for building their dormitories. The central jail was shifted to Keraniganj
The government will bring 13 more products under the purview of the existing jute packaging rules to spur the use of biodegradable jute bags locally, according to the Ministry of Textiles and Jute. The products are spices, turmeric, onion, ginger, garlic, coriander, lentils, potato, flour, crude flour (ata), husk, poultry items and fish feed. Talking to the FE, Mirza Azam, State Minister
Saudi Arabia said Monday it has lifted a temporary ban on importing chicken from 15 US states after they have succeeded in controlling Avian Influenza (bird flu). The ban was imposed in 2015, covering eggs and other chicken-related products except cooked food and products that could prove to have had the virus killed, according to a statement by Saudi Food and Drug Authority. Bird flu H5N1, a highly pathogenic virus, has caused serious outbreaks in domestic poultry in the Middle East and parts ...
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Australia's James Faulkner claimed his maiden hat-trick but could not deny Sri Lanka a series-levelling 82-run victory in the second
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Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim Tuesday said the government would recruit around 10,000 nurses next month, said an
Amazon.com Inc is working on a music subscription service that would cost about $5 a month and would only work on its Echo hardware, tech news website Recode reported, citing sources. Amazon would like to launch the services in September, but has not finalized deals with major music labels and publishers, Recode reported. Amazon was preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service at $9.99 per month, in line with major rivals, Reuters reported in June, citing sources. The ...
Denying the existence of IS or Al-Qaeda in the country, Food Minister Advocate Qamrul Islam said Wednesday the militants of the country are BNP and Jamaat, reports BSS. "Those who tried to kill our leader Sheikh Hasina by hurling grenade on August 21, 2004, were the killers of 1971 and assassinated Bangabandhu and four national leaders in 1975." Qamrul Islam speaking as the chief guest at a discussion organised by Begum Ivy Rahman Death Anniversary Observance Committee at Shilpakala Academy in the ...
RAJSHAHI, Aug 24: Selling and bargaining of cattle for sacrificial purposes has not been geared up in local markets. Rajshahi City Haat, which is one of the largest cattle haats in the city, is still with scanty supply of sacrificial animals. Local cattle traders, however, blamed stoppage of supply of cattle heads from India this year for such short supply of sacrificial animals.  The haat is famous for selling and bargaining of wholesale and retailer cattle heads for a long time. As ...

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