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92351. Schoolgirl’s death triggers angry protest in DhakaPublished: September 12, 2017 19:14:50

The death of a schoolgirl in a road accident at Shewrapara area of Dhaka triggered an angry protest on Tuesday.   The deceased was identified as Disha, 10, a Class-V...


92352. Muggers hack mobile top-up trader to death in M’singhPublished: September 12, 2017 18:46:22

A mobile top-up trader was hacked to death by muggers at Kewatkhali in Mymensingh early Tuesday.   The deceased was identified as Haripad, 45, a resident of the area, reports...


92353. Italy co to supply AEASA radars for Bangladesh Navy’s aircraftPublished: September 12, 2017 18:39:45

Leonardo, an Italy-based company, will supply AESA radar to be used in two maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) of the Bangladesh Navy (BN) The aircrafts will be equipped with Leonardo’s Seaspray...


92354. Spain's Constitutional Court suspends Catalan referendum lawPublished: September 12, 2017 18:36:25

The Spanish Constitutional Court has suspended a Catalan law outlining a legal framework for an independent state, a court source said on Tuesday, an expected move after it suspended a...


92355. Govt to recruit 10,000 physicians: Health ministerPublished: September 12, 2017 18:11:46

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said all the necessary arrangements have been made to recruit 10,000 physicians for providing equitable and inclusive health services in the country’s rural and...


92356. Police arrest three 'militants' in RajshahiPublished: September 12, 2017 18:07:49

Police arrested 'three members of Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)' from a hostel in Baneshwar Bazar area of Puthia upazila of Rajshahi early Tuesday.   The arrestees are identified as NS College...


92357. Police arrest Jessore man with 10 foreign birdsPublished: September 12, 2017 17:50:16

Police arrested a man along with 10 foreign birds from Chachra check post area of Jessore on Monday night.   The arrestee was identified as Abul, son of late Shahadat,...


92358. Stocks close flat amid high turnover  Published: September 12, 2017 17:34:24

Stocks closed almost flat on Tuesday amid volatile trading as investors were active on both sides of the trading fence throughout the session.     Dealers said some investors preferred...


92359. BGB arrests two fake CID officers in PanchagarhPublished: September 12, 2017 17:21:47

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two fake officials of Crime Investigation Department (CID) from Bhutipukur border area in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh on Monday afternoon.   The arrestees...


92360. DB arrests five drug peddlers in KeraniganjPublished: September 12, 2017 17:17:57

The members of Detective Branch (DB) police of South Keraniganj, in separate drives, arrested five alleged drug peddlers along with 460 pieces of Yaba tablets from different places of the...


92361. Global economy positive but still fragile: Chinese PremierPublished: September 12, 2017 15:59:11

The world economy is showing positive signs but remains fragile and countries should rely on structural reforms, not quantitative easing, to support growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday....


92362. Comprehensive guideline on agent bankingPublished: September 12, 2017 14:39:09

The central bank has formed a committee to prepare a comprehensive guideline to make the agent banking service easier. A  comprehensive guideline is needed urgently as there are risks to...


92363. Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone in major product launchPublished: September 12, 2017 13:39:46

A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Tuesday is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones,...


92364. Patty Jenkins becomes highest-paid female directorPublished: September 12, 2017 13:07:06

The director of the blockbuster hit Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins is all set to return for the superhero film’s highly-anticipated sequel, ending months of speculation.   Jenkins has closed a...


92365. Irma hits west coast of FloridaPublished: September 11, 2017 12:52:39

Hurricane Irma is blasting up the west coast of Florida and bearing down on the city of Tampa in United States, with dangerous flooding along long stretches of coast.  ...


92366. Latest China price data adds to a slew of upside surprises in world's second largest economyPublished: September 11, 2017 00:52:04

BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua): China's inflation accelerated faster than expected in August, but remained mild overall, leaving policy makers room for containing financial leverage and risks. Fresh data showed last...


92367. Britain looks forward to work closely with China in space satellite applicationsPublished: September 11, 2017 00:50:55

EDINBURGH, Britain, Sept 10 (Xinhua): With China's growing investment in space science and technology and its increasing market demand for satellite applications, countries like Britain are looking to work more...


92368. US commemorates 9/11 terror attacksPublished: September 11, 2017 12:30:25

While the US contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the 16th anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days....


92369. Nadal clinches 16th Grand Slam crownPublished: September 11, 2017 12:30:06

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson in New York.   The world number one powered...


92370. Eight dead in Texas shootingPublished: September 11, 2017 12:02:31

A gunman killed seven people at a home in a Dallas suburb on Sunday evening before being shot dead by police called to the scene, US authorities said.   The...


92371. Export earnings rise 13.84pc in July-AugPublished: September 11, 2017 10:22:11

Country's earnings from exports grew 13.84 per cent to $6.62 billion during the first couple of months of the current fiscal year (FY), 2017-18.   A notable rise in apparel...


92372. Maersk sees trade growth among BRICS nationsPublished: September 11, 2017 00:52:38

Containerised trade among BRICS nations saw robust growth in the first half of this year, according to the world's largest container shipping company Maersk Line, reports Xinhua.   Demand has...


92373. Another N power plant in southern region: PMPublished: September 11, 2017 01:03:33

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Sunday that another nuclear power plant would be set up in the southern region for which the government is working to select an island there,...


92374. Rainfall causes waterlogging in cityPublished: September 11, 2017 01:05:27

Heavy rainfall afternoon caused waterlogging at different parts of the city on Sunday, disrupting public life. Met office recorded 44 millimetres of rainfall between 1.00 am to 6.00 pm on...


92375. BD firm likely to acquire Malaysian coPublished: September 11, 2017 11:35:30

Industrial conglomerate Akij Group is likely to get permission to invest US$20 million in Malaysia from its exporter's retention quota, officials said.   The central bank recently forwarded a proposal...


92376. Stop loan concentration in few big businessesPublished: September 11, 2017 11:37:18

The central bank asked the commercial banks to avert loan concentration in single big groups or sectors through diverting their investment portfolios to minimise default risks. In another major directive,...


92377. Three launches capsize in ShariatpurPublished: September 11, 2017 11:46:11

Several people went missing in Shariatpur as three launches anchored in the harbour sank after a pontoon gave way, police have said.   The incident occurred around 7:00am Monday in...


92378. Diplomats to visit Rohingya camps on Sept 13Published: September 11, 2017 17:38:30

The diplomats working in Bangladesh is going to Cox's Bazar to oversee Rohingya situation in the area on September 13.   The government arranged the visit for diplomats, where Rohingya...


92379. Tax receipts from DSE jump 170pc in two monthsPublished: September 11, 2017 12:15:15

The government's revenue earnings from the major bourse marked a whopping 170 per cent rise in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY) compared to the same...


92380. Al Shabaab storms Somali military base, killing 10Published: September 11, 2017 15:30:44

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there,...


92381. Rain cripples DhakaPublished: September 11, 2017 13:08:50

Intermittent showers overnight turned into heavy rain on Monday morning, waterlogging streets in Dhaka and causing difficulty for commuters.   The rain grew in intensity around 6:30am. Flooding has been...


92382. Apple hit by major iPhone leakPublished: September 11, 2017 13:28:24

Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak.   Two news sites were given access to an as-yet-unreleased version of the iOS...


92383. Novartis posts win in skin cancer trialsPublished: September 11, 2017 13:47:32

Swiss drugmaker Novartis notched a trial win for its drug cocktail against skin cancer on Monday, while a rival treatment from Roche with slipping sales failed in a separate study...


92384. Youth held with Yaba pillsPublished: September 11, 2017 14:07:01

Detective Branch of police arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 120 Yaba tablets from Forest Department road in Magura district on Sunday night.   Acting on a tip off,...


92385. UN sees 'ethnic cleansing' in MyanmarPublished: September 11, 2017 14:27:33

The top UN human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar’s “brutal security operation” against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state which he said was “clearly disproportionate” to insurgent attacks carried out...


92386. Stocks witness mild correction after record highPublished: September 11, 2017 16:14:31

Stocks witnessed a marginal correction on Monday, snapping the record rally as late hours sale pressure wiped out all the early gains.   Brokers said the market finished in the...


92387. Cabinet okays proposal to sign nuclear weapon ban treatyPublished: September 11, 2017 17:40:21

The Cabinet Monday approved a proposal for signing the "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons", to be signed on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly session in...


92388. Country’s total power generation capacity stands at 15761MWPublished: September 11, 2017 18:39:42

The total power generation capacity of the country now stands at 15,761 MW. This was disclosed by Power Division Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus while he made a power-point presentation on...


92389. Mahmudullah, Rubel return Test squadPublished: September 11, 2017 19:03:00

Bangladesh called back Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain and Subashis Roy Chowdhury for the two-match Test series in South Africa.   Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and batsman Nasir Hossain was dropped...


92390. 'Implement recommendations of Kofi Annan's commission'Published: September 11, 2017 19:56:20

Bangladesh wants immediate and unconditional implementation of the Kofi Annan Commission's recommendations to face the ongoing Rohingya crisis.   Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque on Monday said Bangladesh also urged...


92391. Rohingya genocide—a challenge to world consciencePublished: September 11, 2017 20:36:11

There still has a little of humanity left among the humans that inhabit planet earth but it is generally confined to the victims of disasters caused by Mother Nature. Humanity...


92392. Reviewing progress of mega projects  Published: September 11, 2017 21:26:05

When at issue is project implementation, each one - big or small - need to be brought under regular review. Now that Bangladesh has undertaken a number of mega projects...


92393. Re-excavating canals and ponds  Published: September 11, 2017 21:29:14

It is indeed quizzical that existing canals and ponds are being filled up to build houses or commercial plots while alluvial agricultural lands are being destroyed to make new commercial...


92394. Heavy rain and flooding kill six in ItalyPublished: September 11, 2017 11:46:15

At least six people were killed and two others missing as torrential rain in Italy triggered flooding in the Tuscan port of Leghorn on Sunday.   Strong winds toppled trees...


92395. It's genocide, solution lies with Myanmar: BDPublished: September 11, 2017 11:12:11

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday ruled out the possibility of engaging in any war with Myanmar over the Rohingya issue.   "What do you say? Shall we engage...


92396. BD gold reserve rises fourfold in seven yrsPublished: September 11, 2017 11:11:25

Bangladesh's official gold reserve has risen four times in seven years since 2010 to 14 tonnes, prompting economists to discourage its external purchase now. Sources said a big purchase and...


92397. China, India with BD over Rohingya issue: FSPublished: September 11, 2017 22:51:52

China and India are with Bangladesh to face the ongoing Rohingya crisis, says Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque. He said the government urged the international community to pursue Myanmar for...


92398. Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear  Published: September 11, 2017 21:36:06

Energy from offshore wind in the UK will be cheaper than electricity from new nuclear power for the first time, reports BBC.    The cost of subsidies for new offshore...


92399. Conscience makes us human  Published: September 11, 2017 21:32:51

THE other day as usual I availed a ride on a car that illegally carried passengers on payment to go to office from Hatirjheel to Kawran Bazar. I was one...


92400. Helping the poor to fight poverty  Published: September 11, 2017 21:31:41

THIS refers to your thought-provoking article "Helping extreme poor come out of poverty trap" (FE- Sept 9) that highlighted the impact of poverty on mental health, and tried to explore...