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RMG workers paid ahead of Eid, says BGMEA

Photo: BGMEA Vice President Moinuddin Ahmed speaking at a press conference at BGMEA Bhaban on Monday. Dhaka, Aug 20 : The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), on Monday, said all their member factories have paid out festival bonuses and salaries for the month of July to their workers. Many member factories have also paid advance salary of 10-15 ...

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USAID for working together to remove barriers to progress

It favors investment in innovative people of Bangladesh Dhaka, Aug 20 : United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Bangladesh Derrick Brown has laid emphasis on working together removing barriers to progress with investment in the innovative people of Bangladesh. “We must all work together to strengthen systems and remove barriers to progress, and continue to invest ...

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Holidaymakers suffering on highways for ‘mismanagement’: BNP

Dhaka, Aug 20 : BNP on Monday alleged that homebound eid holidaymakers are going through immense sufferings due to the ‘poor condition’ of highways and ‘mismanagement’. “People heading home for celebrating Eid-ul-Azha are facing serious ordeal due to the sorry state of roads and highways,” said party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. He came up with the allegation ...

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Here’s how your sunscreen pollutes beaches, harms aquatic life

Applying sunscreen on your body may be good for your skin, but not so much for the fish, a new study has revealed.   Scientists have found that sunscreen from the body of bathers releases significant quantities of polluting titanium dioxide (TiO2) into the sea, which has the potential to harm marine life.  TiO2 is one of the main ingredients ...

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Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs; usually in the cells that line the air passages.   One of the leading causes of preventable cancer death, lung cancer is usually considered to result from the effects of smoking and from multiple genetic variants.  One of these genetic components, a chromosome ...

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Thailand’s Queen Sirikit, 86, admitted to hospital with flu

The Royal Household Bureau, Thailand’s Queen Sirikit, center, is visited by her children King Maha Vjiralongkorn and Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at the Chitralada Palace on the Queen’s 86th birthday in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Bangkok, Aug 20 : Thailand’s Queen Sirikit is being treated in a hospital for the flu, the royal palace announced Monday. The ...

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Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj’s pinnacle

Muslim pilgrims have gathered in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the annual hajj.   Some 2 million pilgrims packed shoulder to shoulder early Monday for an emotional day of repentance and supplication.  It was on this day some 1,400 years ago that Islam’s Prophet Muhammad is said ...

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Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

In this April 23, 2018, file photo a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Washington, Aug 20 : Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The ...

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Brennan gets offers for legal action on clearance revocation

In this May 23, 2017, file photo former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Washington, Aug 20 :  Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials’ security ...

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Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday’s collapse rose to 43 Saturday. Rome, Aug 20 : The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects ...

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