Monday, September 21, 2015

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Flash flood situation has gone worse during the 24 hours following continuous up rising water level of the Barnai

World stocks hit record high

World stocks hit a record high on Wednesday after strong earnings and the prospect of tax cuts for corporate

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since

Mining giants race to fill board leadership gaps

Three of the world's biggest miners are hunting for new leaders for their boards at a time when the

Tokyo shares rise

Tokyo stocks rose for a fourth successive day on Wednesday as part of a global rally, buoyed by solid

StanChart first quarter profit doubles to $1b

Standard Chartered almost doubled its profit in the first three months of the year after a sharp fall in

'Diesel probes could result in penalties'

Daimler on Wednesday reiterated that recent steps by United States authorities to investigate diesel emissions pollution and so-called auxiliary

Toshiba plans to replace PwC

Toshiba Corp, the troubled Japanese conglomerate, wants to replace auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata (PwC) to resolve an impasse over full-year

Credit Suisse to raise $4b in rights issue

Credit Suisse will raise around 4 billion Swiss francs ($4 billion) through a rights offering to catch up to

Zambian court upholds treason charge

A court on Wednesday refused a request to drop treason charges against Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema after

PepsiCo's quarterly profit surges 41.6%

PepsiCo reported a 41.6 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by higher demand for its healthier drinks and snacks

Higher exports to lift German growth

The German economy is on a solid growth path despite global uncertainties, the economy minister said on Wednesday, adding

RAKUB managers' conference held

Utmost importance should be given to attaining all business targets of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) of the current

Mass-awareness can help reduce road accidents

Administrative and police officials at a post-rally discussion unanimously observed that strict enforcement of traffic rules besides creating wide-ranging

RU students seek justice for Romel Chakma

Demanding the justice of Romel Chakma murder a human chain was formed by ethnic community students of Rajshahi University

East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative

US  East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, two

Erdogan accuses French researcher

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's lawyer has lodged a complaint against a former French diplomat accusing him of inciting an

Express says likely to lose top client Anthem

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said Anthem, its biggest customer and one that has sued the company

Russia, EU fail to mask divide on visit

The top diplomats from Russia and the European Union struggled Monday to overcome deep rifts that have plunged ties

Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed

US President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised

US extradites Rivas back to Colombia

US immigration officials said Monday that the former head of Colombia's defunct DAS intelligence service has been extradited to

Trial of China human rights lawyer delayed

A Chinese court indefinitely postponed the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer on Tuesday, his supporters said, in

US sets 20% duties on softwood

The United States will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, Commerce Secretary

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health

Speakers for ensuring girls' educational rights

Speakers in Rajshahi have underscored for ensuring safe space for girls through combating all sorts of violence especially sexual

Indian sarees seized at Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 205 pieces of Indian sarees and three pieces ladies wear worth TK