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Daily Archives: August 4, 2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security

Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir over the weekend after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan...

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsized in Philippines

Philippine police say rescuers have plucked more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce wind and waves...

AC Milan signs Algeria midfielder Bennacer from Empoli

AC Milan has signed Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer from Empoli. The Serie A club announced the deal on Sunday, adding that Bennacer has signed a...

Hobbs & Shaw’ is No. 1 but trails ‘Fast & Furious’ pace

The first spinoff of the 18-year-old "Fast & Furious" franchise, "Hobbs and Shaw," has pocketed $60.8 million in its North American debut and another...

Govt now trying to import ‘banned’ insecticides: Fakhrul

After procuring ineffective insecticide, BNP on Sunday alleged that the government is now trying to import ‘banned’ mosquito-killing medicines to indulge in corruption further. “Mosquito-killing...

Creating new entrepreneurs stressed for economic growth

Speakers at a seminar laid emphasis on developing new entrepreneurship to ease the country’s desired journey towards middle and upper income country. To this end,...

FBCCI launches blood bank for dengue patients

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) on Sunday launched a blood bank programme to serve dengue-affected patients. FBCCI president Sheikh Fazle Fahim...

BD to import 340 MW more power from Tripura

Bangladesh will import another 340 MW of electricity from Indian state of Tripura by mid 2020, authoritative sources said. The Joint Working Committee and the...

Legal reform needed to ensure gender equality

Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday said our legal system does not meet the demands of the complex realities of the 21st century. He was speaking...

Payment of traffic prosecution fine via debit, credit cards

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia has said vehicle owners and drivers from now on can pay their traffic prosecution fine on...