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Dhaka,  Mon,  25 July 2016
July 25, 2016, 1:59 pm
A suicide car bomber killed at least 14 people, including women and children, packed into a minibus at a checkpoint outside a central Iraqi town on Monday morning, police and hospital sources said. A police officer at the scene said most
July 25, 2016, 1:33 pm
More Afghan children were killed or injured in the first half of this year than in any six-month period since 2009, says the UN. The report's authors said the toll was "alarming and shameful", and that history would judge leaders on
The merger proposal of Robi-Airtel has been sent to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for final approval incorporating merger fees of Taka 1.0 billion (100 crore). Posts and Telecommunications Division (PDT) forwarded on Sunday a summary of the merger proposal to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her consent, as she is also the minister of ministry of posts, telecommunications and information technology, an official told the BSS on Sunday. Apart from the merger fees, he said, the PDT also fixed Taka 338 million per Megahertz of 2G spectrum.     — BSS
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Deposit and investment of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited stood at Tk650,000 million and Tk570,000 million respectively till June 30 last which are 50,000 million and 60,000 million higher than the figure one year ago. The bank’s foreign exchange business stood at
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A mobile court sentenced eight people to one month’s imprisonment each for taking drugs in Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Sunday. The convicts were identified as Ranjit Das, 50, Alok, 28, Jahurul Islam, 28, Taposh Chandra Das, 25, Helal Uddin, 20, Tota, 37, Shah Alam, 38 and Jasim, 28, all residents of the upazila, according to a news agency report. Assistant
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Gold extended losses on Monday from the previous session as Asian stocks were at near nine-month highs on increasing risk appetite and ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan this week. Asian shares rose on Monday as worries over the impact of Britain's Brexit vote eased amid efforts to maintain growth, while the dollar was buoyed by
NEW DELHI, July 24 (AP): The Indian government has asked three Chinese journalists working for official Xinhua News Agency to leave the country this month, refusing to extend their visas, an official said Sunday. The official declined to disclose reasons for refusal to renew the visas, but said Xinhua could send their replacements. The official said the three journalists had received several visa extensions and one of them has been in India for the past seven years. The official spoke on condition ...
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The Indian airforce (IAF) plane, which went missing with 29 people abroad on Friday, could not be traced more than
India captain Virat Kohli lauded a "complete performance" by his team after they thrashed West Indies by an innings and 92 runs inside four days in the first test in Antigua on Sunday. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin collected 7-83 in the second innings as the home team collapsed to 231 all out after being forced to follow-on at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound. It was Ashwin's third career seven-wicket haul, his first outside India. He had not picked up any ...
Both the time of Dengue fever outbreak and the disease pattern have changed this year as more patients are coming to hospitals with complications from the previously semi-urban areas, experts said. They attributed the epidemiological change to rapid urbanisation which contributes to breeding opportunities for Aedes Aegypti mosquito, the main vector in Bangladesh. Despite creation of much awareness about the disease, the change in the disease pattern has raised the risk for complications within a short period of infection now. Mere media reporting ...
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The premier of noted actor Ferdous Ahmed’s new film 'Shewla' was held in the Dhaka Regency Celebration Hall on Sunday. Information
BOGRA, July 24 (UNB): Local unit of BNP called on  Sunday a half day hartal in the district for today (Monday) protesting party's senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's conviction in a money-laundering case. The shutdown will remain in force from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saiful Islam, president of district unit BNP, came up with the announcement at a press briefing. Earlier on July 21, the High Court (HC) sentenced BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman to seven years' imprisonment scrapping his acquittal in the ...
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A man, who was injured after falling from the rooftop of his house at Fatepur village in Sadar upazila of

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MONNOSTAF417.70454.20432.90453.608.60
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