Monday, September 21, 2015

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Special prosecutors investigating South Korea's swirling corruption scandal said they would decide Tuesday whether to indict the heir to

Sensex slides 80 pts as March series turns shaky

The Sensex slumped over 80 points to 28,813 yesterday as the March derivatives series began on a subdued note,

Japan stocks open lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks opened lower Monday as yen strength discouraged investors already cautious as they await US President Donald Trump's

Four jailed for catching jatka

A mobile court sentenced four persons to one year jail each in Sadar upazila here on Monday morning on

AL man found dead in Khulna

An activist of local unit Awami League was found dead near a fishing enclosure at Pabla in Arongghata upazila

Awareness building for healthier nation stressed

The present government has been conducting massive awareness building programs for a healthier nation eradicating social barriers and ensuring

Rainfalls help Boro farming in Sylhet

Moderate rainfalls in different areas of Sylhet region during last few days have become a boon for different crops,

Daily forex deal changed at $48.4b

Daily foreign exchange transactions in South Korea were little changed last year at 48.4 billion U.S. dollars, central bank

Phone makers take aim at ailing Samsung with new handsets

China's Huawei, LG and other phone firms unveiled new smartphones on Sunday as they tried to capitalise on Samsung's

IS-linked Indonesian shot dead after bomb attack

Indonesian police shot dead a man linked to the Islamic State (IS) group during a firefight at a government

China arrests seven people after deadly hotel fire

Authorities have formally arrested seven people after a hotel fire sparked by unsafe welding and cutting work killed 10

Brexit churns unease for Britain's speciality cheese

In the rolling countryside of southwest England, farmer Charles Martell is tending to his rare breed of cattle while

Taliban leader urges Afghans to plant trees

The Taliban's leader called on Afghans to plant trees as Spring approaches in a rare public statement Sunday that

Real recovery or another Sirens' song!

Over the years, euro zone economic growth has been a bit like the Sirens in Homer's Odyssey: singing a

France sends backup to Niger after 16 troops killed

France is to send a contingent of counter terror forces to help the army in Niger after militants ambushed

Khadiza's testimony recorded

College student Khadiza, who was stabbed by a suspended BCL leader and returned home on Friday after over four

PBL Branch Managers' seminar held in Rangpur

The daylong Branch Managers' Conference -2017 of Pubali Bank Limited (PBL) was held at the conference room of Hotel

Road mishaps threaten life in Rajshahi

The roads and highways across Rajshahi region have been in recent times posing serious threats to local people who

Proper care stressed for autistic kids

Speakers at a discussion here yesterday said the autistic and mentally retarded children can flourish their latent talents if

No legal let up as French candidates face probes

France's presidential frontrunners Francois Fillon and far-right leader Marine Le Pen can expect no pause in legal investigations

Consumer prices up 2.1 percent in Canada

Consumer prices in Canada jumped 2.1 percent in January over the same period last year, a stronger-than-expected increase triggered

Tesco stops customers purchasing £200-worth

Two shoppers attempting to buy £200 worth of food that they intended to pass out to homeless people have

Private schools 'should have to pay tax' to boost standards

Former education secretary Michael Gove has slammed independent schools for serving the offspring of the world's global elite, while

National Livestock Service Week observed in Singra

The National Livestock service week-2017 was observed in Singra on Saturday, as elsewhere in Bangladesh.  Department of Livestock week

Manu River embankment broken in 40 points

Manu River flood defense embankment is vulnerable at 40 points under three of seven upazilas in Moulvibazar.End of the

520,000 meters net seized in Munshiganj

Coastal Guard members here seized some 5,20,000 metres of current net and 90 maunds of polythene from Shimulia Ghat