Monday, September 21, 2015

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The European Union on Monday urged Russia to release without delay what it said in a statement were peaceful

Hope for elephants as ivory prices fall

The price of ivory has fallen by nearly two-thirds in the last three years, according to research conducted in

Ryanair fears flight disruption if post-Brexit air deal not done

Flights between Britain and the European Union risk being suspended in 2019 if Britain does not prioritise a new

Brexit trigger looms large over global markets

European and Asian stock markets mostly rose Wednesday but gains were tempered by caution as Britain readies to trigger

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump

Toshiba Corp's US nuclear unit Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors on Wednesday, as its Japanese parent

Maldives ex-leader vows fightback after vote chaos

Exiled Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed Wednesday to keep up the pressure on the government after it deployed

‘No one wants lines of trucks at borders after Brexit’

Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday he was confident Britain would negotiate a customs arrangement with the European

Harijan people demand equal rights

People of the Harijan community at a post-procession human chain program in Rangpur demanded for ensuring their equal constitutional,

GM rebuffs 2-class share plan from Einhorn's Greenlight Capital

General Motors Co on Tuesday rejected a proposal by billionaire investor David Einhorn to split its common stock into

School students vow to prevent corruption

Students of different secondary level schools of the city at a post-rally oath-taking ceremony have expressed commitment to work

Foreign student body found in Rajshahi

Police on Wednesday recovered the body of a female Maldivian student from the dormitory of Islami Bank Medical College

Sacrifice of 600 lives reminds heroism

The supreme sacrifice of 600 lives by the independence-seeker people on March 28 in 1971 while taking charge of

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban

More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on

Hyundai's Czech car workers get big pay rise

Workers at Hyundai Motor Co's Czech car factory will get on average a 12 percent pay rise this year,

New blood test identifies TB infections within hours: Study

US researchers said Monday they have successfully developed a blood test that can rapidly diagnose and quantitate the severity

Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of 'buy' ratings

Shares of Snap Inc jumped nearly 5 percent on Monday after several of the Snapchat owner's IPO underwriters handed

Chileans march to demand end private pension system

Thousands of people marched in major cities in Chile Sunday to demand an end to a privatized pension system

Asset sales plan secures EU backing for $130b Dow

Dow Chemical and DuPont won the blessing of the European Union for their $130 billion merger on Monday by

S African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela's closest colleagues in

Transgenders need support for decent livelihood

Poly becomes a small entrepreneur through hardworking in addition to overcoming multifarious social barriers contributing a lot towards society.

Invincible Tentulia became center of Liberation War strategies

Leaders of provisional government of Bangladesh in exile frequently visited Tentulia that remained free from Pakistani occupation to adopt

39 held in Dinajpur

Police, in special drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning, arrested 39 persons including eight drug traders and recovered

Proper care can flourish talents of autistic children

Speakers at a participatory discussion said the autistic and mentally retarded children could flourish their latent talents if they

Farmers get agri-loans without security

Forty small, marginal and landless female farmers of Gauripur Dangapara village under Sadar upazila on Tuesday received easy-term agriculture

Farewell to HSC examinees held at Balugram Adarsha College

Speakers at a function here asked students to instill patriotic zeal in their character following the ideals of Father

Earth-worm vermin compost getting popular

Earth-worm vermin composts is gradually gaining popularity in Khulna to produce environment and health friendly organic vegetables.  "Massive response