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Russia warns Israel of ‘response’ to plane downingRussia’s defence minister warned his Israeli counterpart Tuesday that Moscow could respond to the downing of a Russian plane over Syria, as he laid “full” blame on Israel’s air force.“The full blame for the shot-down Russian plane and death of the crew is on the Israeli side,” Sergei Shoigu told Avigdor Lieberman in a phone ...
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Oil pipeline works opened by Hasina, Modi Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have jointly unveiled the plaque of a 130km cross-border oil pipeline project, known as Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline.Besides, they inaugurated the construction of an India-financed railway line that will ease travel between Bangladesh and India.The oil pipeline will supply 250,000 tonnes of diesel a year ...
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Barapukuria power plant workers threaten indefinite strike from Sept 24Workers of Barapukuria Thermal Power Plant on Tuesday threatened to go on indefinite strike from September 24 if the authorities do not recruit local workers within September 23.They also threatened to block the highway and rail line in Dinajpur, reports UNB. Abu Syed, general secretary of the committee on managing movement for labour rights, a ...
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Country's GDP growth rises to 7.86% Bangladesh’s GDP growth accelerated 7.86 percent in the past fiscal year, surpassing the estimate of 7.65 percent.The economic growth for fiscal 2017-18 also beat the budgetary target of 7.4 percent, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics or BBS.Per capita income also increased to $1,751 from $1,610.The final figure of economic growth was presented at the ...
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First lunar traveler is a Japanese billionaireHawthorne, United States - A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023, and he plans to bring 6 to 8 artists along.Maezawa, 42, will be the first lunar traveler since the last US Apollo mission ...
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Use of BD ports for Indian shipments to northeast gets Cabinet nodBangladesh has agreed to allow India to use Chattogram and Mongla ports for freight transport to its northeastern states.Customs duties and transportation costs will be charged on this freight as it makes its way through Bangladesh territory, said Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam, after the cabinet approved the draft of a possible deal with India, reports ...
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Free, fair polls important for Bangladesh: Bernicat   US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat on Monday said a free, fair and inclusive election is important for a democracy, especially for the one which is on track to become a middle-income country."Together, we can contribute to a peaceful and prosperous Bangladesh," she said.The US Ambassador said political parties must accept their rivals as legitimate ...
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I was pumped up hearing roar in stadium, says TamimFaced with Suranga Lakmal steaming in, and with a heavily strapped injured left hand behind his back leg, Tamim Iqbal felt only one thing on Saturday."I felt very brave in those ten seconds when the bowler was running in," Tamim told ESPNcricinfo. "I was very pumped up after hearing the roar in the stadium. I ...
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Padma dredging begins Monday to save Naria from fierce erosionThe dredging of river Padma to prevent the scourge of riverbank erosion that rendered 5000 families homeless in Shariatpur district will begin from Monday.A dredger was brought at the erosion affected area in Naria on Sunday, said Acting Secretary of Water Resources Ministry in a press briefing at Naria Upazila Parishad office after visiting Kedarpur, ...
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Student leaders for ensuring coexistence on campus before Ducsu pollsThe leaders of most of the student organisations on Sunday demanded to ensure equal political coexistence of all student wings on the campus before the election of Dhaka University Central Student Union (Ducsu).They also demanded to declare exact time frame for holding the poll as early as possible.The student bodies came up with the demands ...
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