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Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there...

Vela scores 2 goals, LAFC beats Earthquakes 4-0

Carlos Vela scored two goals to reach 26 on the season, Diego Rossi got his 14th in the sixth minute and Los Angeles FC...

Google DeepMind’s co-founder goes on leave

The co-founder of DeepMind, the British artificial intelligence company owned by Google's parent Alphabet, has gone on leave from the company, reports the BBC. DeepMind...

Economic twilight zone: Bonds that charge you for lending

Imagine lending money to someone and having to pay for the privilege of doing so. Or being asked to invest and informed of how...

Pentagon axes troubled $1 bn contract for missile defense

The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design problems. The Defense Department said...

N.Korea dismisses nuclear talks if US ‘hostile military moves’ continue

North Korea said Thursday it has “no interest” in dialogue unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves”, as a senior US envoy visited Seoul...

ICT probe body prepares report against 15 Mymensingh Razakars

The investigation agency of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) today prepared and released its probe report against 15 alleged Razakars from Mymensingh. Of the 15, five...

Three young cricketers injured in road accident

Three members of Bangladesh emerging team playing against Sri Lanka were injured in a road accident on their way to Dhaka from BKSP in...

Improve Biman’s passenger services: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to improve the standard of passenger services of Biman Bangladesh Airlines so that it...

Tiger found dead in Sundarbans

A Royal Bengal tiger has been found dead in the Sundarbans under Sharankhola upazila here. Forest department workers recovered the carcass of the female tiger...