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Bank of England’s Carney hints at stimulus in no-deal Brexit

In this May 2, 2019, file photo Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England speaks during an Inflation Report Press Conference at the Bank of England in the City of London. File Photo London, June 26 : Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says he’d be inclined to back a stimulus package to shore up the British economy ...

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DIG Mizan to be arrested if warrant issued: Home Minister

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Mizanur Rahman. File photo Dhaka, Jun 26 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Mizanur Rahman will be arrested if a warrant is issued against him. The minister said this while talking to reporters after attending a programme marking International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit ...

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Rohingyas may be threat for country’s security if not repatriated soon: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo Dhaka, Jun 26 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said if the displaced Rohingyas can’t be repatriated soon, the security and stability of Bangladesh may be hampered. “If we can’t send them back soon, there is apprehension that our security and stability will be hampered,” she told Parliament while replying to a tabled ...

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New Zealand bat first against Pakistan

File photo: Courtesy Birmingham, June 26 : New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on Wednesday in their seventh match of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup. A win in this match will march New Zealand to the semifinals of the World Cup as the second team after Australia. If Pakistan wins, ...

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For stomach cancer, aerosol chemotherapy offers breath of hope

“Classic chemotherapy was awful… but with this treatment, I feel hope,” says French pensioner Jacques Braud, who is undergoing treatment for stomach cancer with a new form of therapy dispersed by aerosol. Several hours before going into theatre, Braud is waiting in his room, looking surprisingly relaxed with a book in hand. This is a place he has been before. ...

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War crimes: Verdict on Ranada Prasad Shaha murder case Thursday

Ranada Prasad Saha. File photo The International Crimes Tribunal has set Thursday for delivering the verdict in the sensational war crimes case for murdering philanthropist Ranada Prasad Saha, his son Bhabani Prasad Saha and five others during the Liberation War in 1971. The tribunal fixed the date for announcing its verdict on Wednesday, said Gazi M H Tamim, lawyer of ...

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Pak-NZ match: Toss delayed for wet outfield

  Birmingham, June 26 : Wet outfield delays toss of the 33rd match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between New Zealand and Pakistan at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Wednesday (June 26). The must-win game for Pakistan was scheduled to begin at 3:30pm (Bangladesh Time) Umpires will inspect pitch at 10.30 local time (3:30pm BDST) Pakistan faced severe criticism after their ...

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Robots ‘to replace up to 20 million factory jobs’ by 2030

Up to 20 million manufacturing jobs around the world could be replaced by robots by 2030, according to analysis firm Oxford Economics, reports BBC. People displaced from those jobs are likely to find that comparable roles in the services sector have also been squeezed by automation, the firm said. However, increasing automation will also boost jobs and economic growth, it ...

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Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks

Photo: In this picture released on April 29, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reads part of a book while visiting Tehran’s book fair in Tehran, Iran. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday, June 24, 2019, targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial ...

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