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Daily Archives: August 6, 2019

S Korea to help build Jute Industrial Village

South Korea on Tuesday assured to extend financial and technical assistance to Bangladesh to set up a ‘Jute Industrial Village’. Korea Textile Machinery Convergence Research...

HC asks Fakhrul, 3 others to surrender before court in 6 weeks

The High Court on Tuesday asked four BNP leaders, including its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, to surrender before a magistrate court within...

Dhaka, Moscow sign nuclear fuel supply deal

Bangladesh signed a nuclear fuel supply agreement with Russia on Tuesday for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project. As the implementing agency of the...

Dhaka-Delhi home minister-level talks in Delhi

Bangladesh and India will hold their 7th Home Minister-level bilateral talks in New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan reached New Delhi on...

Fazle Hasan Abed retires as Brac chairperson

Founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed has retired as chairperson of BRAC, said to be the world’s largest non-government development organisation, but will have a...

Three motorcyclists killed in road crash

Three motorcyclists were killed in a road crash in Rajshahi city on Tuesday evening. The deceased were identified as Roki, 28, Mafiqul, 17, and Sagor,...

Modi’s ‘bold’ Kashmir move draws praise, criticism in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region is a bold gamble to end a three-decades old armed...

Gang leader tries to escape prison in Brazil

A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail Rio De Janeiro dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found...

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison died at 88

Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of America's best loved writers, has died following a...

9-year-old boy has built over 30 mobile games

Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on...