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Dhaka,  Fri,  29 April 2016
April 29, 2016, 9:32 pm
A four-year-old white Labrador called Dayko has been hailed as a hero after rescuing seven people from the aftermath of the Ecuador earthquake - before dying from exhaustion on Tuesday.   Dayko, a rescue dog for the Ibara fire service, died last
April 29, 2016, 9:10 pm
FE Report All major sectors on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) witnessed massive sell-offs last week that ended on Thursday. Among the 19 sectors listed on DSE, except corporate bonds, debenture and treasury bonds, 16 sectors witnessed notable sell pressure, while three
Dhaka, Apr 28: Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang on Thursday said Bangladesh has all the reasons to become one of the leading economies in the world and China wants to support it in every possible way.   “You’ve all the possibilities to become a leading economy in the world,” he said mentioning that the change he has seen on development front in Bangladesh is an indication of a ‘booming economy’.   Terming Bangladesh a time-tested friend, the Chinese ambassador said they do not have any “selfish interest” in Bangladesh as they just want to see a developed Bangladesh as China believes a well-developed
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
Speaker of the parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury Thursday said nearly 650 parliamentarians and representatives of 53 countries will take part in the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference which will be held in Dhaka in September, 2016.   "Bangladesh has already formed 26 sub-committees to arrange the conference successfully and the committees have already started activities by marking their working areas,"
FE Report Garment workers' leaders called on Thursday for ensuring professional health safety, social security, and enhancing living standard with adequate salaries and benefits for them. The call was made to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), government and respective foreign buyers at a programme organised by National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF) held in front of the city's National Press Club
LONDON, April 29: Two British men have been accused of funding a key suspect in the Brussels and Paris bombings.   Prosecutors said in court Friday that Mohammed Ali Ahmed and Zakaria Boufassil, both 26, allegedly gave more than 3,000 pounds ($4,400) to suspect Mohamed Abrini in Birmingham in July.   They are charged with providing money that they knew, or had reason to believe, would be used for terrorism.   Abrini, who is in custody, was the "man in the hat" seen on video footage ...
African leaders are to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction. The inaugural summit of the so-called Giants club will be led by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. As well as heads of state, the conservation group will bring together business leaders and scientists. Experts say Africa's elephant population has fallen by 90% over the past century and warn that the animal could be extinct within decades. Among those expected to attend the summit are Ugandan President Yoweri ...
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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,
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Despite a century by Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim, Dhaka Mohammedan SC conceded a two-wicket defeat against Victoria SC in
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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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has confirmed that she will be dining with US President Barack Obama at the annual White
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Some 650 parliamentarians and representatives from 53 countries under nine regions will participate in the 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
BARISAL, April 29: 28 members of Armed Battalion Forces were injured in a road accident in Barisal on Friday morning.   The accident took place when a bus carrying armed battalion forces members collided head-on with a brick-loaded truck in the 'Chay mile' area on Dhaka-Barisal highway.   Two bus carrying about 100 members of armed force battalion were going to Tongipara as they were supposed to be on duty during Prime Minister’s visit there on Saturday.   The injured were admitted to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical ...

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