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Kamalganj municipality is located under Moulvi-bazar district. Mayor of Kamalganj municipality Jewel Ahmed recently spoke to The Asian Age

US oil industry set to break record, upend global trade

Surging shale production is poised to push US oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day -

Rainbow dinosaur iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

There's not a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. There's an iridescent dinosaur. Scientists on Monday

Koreas in talks on Olympics

North Korea has offered to send more than 200 cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in the South and attend

Pemex takes Mitsui as its partner

Mexican state oil company Pemex has chosen Japanese conglomerate Mitsui as its partner for a $2.6 billion coking plant

US Feb shale output expected to rise

US oil output is expected to continue to rise in February with production from shale rising by 111,000 barrels

Big US lenders reap higher rates benefits

The US Federal Reserve began steadily raising interest rates one year ago, offering a long-awaited tailwind for bank earnings

Thames paddle-boarders try to turn the tide on plastic

Floating on the murky waters of the River Thames in London, activist paddle-boarders are trying to rid the waterway

‘SEC fraud case should be dismissed’

Rio Tinto Plc on Tuesday said a US regulator's lawsuit accusing the big Anglo-Australian mining company of fraud for

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries

Bitcoin extended its sharp tumble of the past 24 hours, skidding more than seven percent on Wednesday in a

Youth killed in Sunamganj road crash

A young man was killed and a septuagenarian man injured in a road accident at Koitok Point on Sunamgonj-Sylhet

Project begins for flood victims in Gaibandha

Activities of Flood Recovery & Empowerment (FREE) project for flood victims began in project command areas of the district

Menon calls upon left-wing politicians to be united

Rashed Khan Menon, president, Workers Party of Bangladesh and also minister for social welfare, on Wednesday called upon all

Bumper winter vegetable production in Rangpur

Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting a bumper production of winter vegetables in all five

Chemistry Olympiad to begin Jan 19 in SUST

The 8th Bangladesh Chemistry Olympiad will begin on January 19. HSC and A level students will participate in the

Afghanistan's buzkashi horses prepare for battle

The rugged men of northern Afghanistan raise their buzkashi horses to be warrior princes, ready for the savagery of

World's fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner

India's imports of Iran oil to rise since March

India was scheduled to lift its biggest volume of Iranian crude in nine months in December, helping to shore

BP hit by new $1.7b Gulf oil spill charge

British energy giant BP said Tuesday it will take an additional charge of $1.7 billion (1.4 billion euros) in

Protests in Greece as law makers debate new reform

Athenians were without public transport on Monday and services nationwide faced disruptions as Greek labor unions went on strike

Sudan police beat protesters at demo against rising prices

Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters with batons Tuesday as hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated against soaring bread

Madagascar cyclone death toll hits 51

The cyclone that slammed into Madagascar earlier this month has claimed 51 lives, with 54,000 people displaced by flooding,

Turkey jails two for life over murder of Syrian refugees

A court in northwest Turkey has sentenced two Turkish men to life in jail over the murder last year

UN Security Council meets Afghan leaders in Kabul trip

Representatives of the United Nations Security Council including US ambassador Nikki Haley held talks with Afghanistan's top leaders during

Brent crude oil rises to $70 on output cuts

Brent crude oil prices rose to $70 a barrel on Monday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC

Toymaker Lego teams up with Tencent

Danish toymaker Lego is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd to jointly develop online games and

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