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Samsung sees record third quarter profit on chip demand

Samsung Electronics expects to post record operating profit in the third quarter, helped by strong demand for its memory chips. The South Korean electronics giant is forecasting operating profits of around 17.5 trillion won ($15.5bn; £11.9 bn), up 20.4% from a year ago.   The guidance is above analyst estimates for the period, boosted by its thriving chip business.   ...

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Bangladesh showing ‘zero tolerance’ to drug menace: Envoy

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 5 : Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has said the Bangladesh government is on high alert and it is showing ‘zero tolerance’ to the menace of drug. “Those involved in this crime are dealt with severely,” Ambassador Momen said ...

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Suhaib Ilyasi: India TV crime host acquitted of wife’s murder

A court in India’s capital Delhi has acquitted the host of a popular TV crime series who had been jailed for murdering his wife in 2000. The Delhi High Court judge said there was no evidence that Suhaib Ilyasi, who fronted India’s Most Wanted, had stabbed his wife Anju Ilyasi to death.   Mr Ilyasi was jailed for life in ...

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Action programmes soon under banner of ‘Jatiya Oikya’: Moudud

Dhaka, Oct 5 : BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday said their party will come up with ‘suitable action programmes’ under the banner of Jatiya Oikya to ensure the current government’s ‘fall’. “People have got united over our five demands. Proper action programmes will be given through the national unity process to ensure the fall of the current government,” ...

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Nobel Peace Prize honors sexual violence fight

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad. Photo: Courtesy Oslo, Oct 5 : The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” The winners were named Friday by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Congolese doctor Mukwege has been a critic of ...

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Women’s T20Is: Pakistan settle series win vs Bangladesh 2-0

Bangladesh loss 3rd game by seven wickets Dhaka, Oct 5 : Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team set the four-match T20I series victory against host Bangladesh 2-0 as they got a seven-wicket win in the third game at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Friday. With the day’s results, Pakistan registered the second successive win in the series, having ...

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Government erecting 139 buildings for climate migrants in Cox’s Bazar

The government is constructing 139 multi-storied buildings in Cox’s Bazar to rehabilitate over 4,400 poor families being victims of climate-induced disasters, like cyclone, river erosion and landslides under Ashrayan Project-2, officials said. “The government is erecting the shelters for climate victims on 253.35 acres of land near the Cox’s Bazar airport,” Ashrayan-2 Project Director Abul Kalam Shamsuddin told BSS.   ...

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Priyanka Chopra invests in dating app

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra will invest in dating app Bumble as the service prepares to expand into her native country later this year. She will also act as an adviser to the app – which requires women to make the first move – for its Indian launch.   Bumble’s expansion comes as firms push to make women feel safe using ...

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More than 300 injured in South African train collision

Authorities in South Africa are investigating a collision between two trains that left more than 300 people injured, 32 of them seriously. The crash occurred late Thursday on the outskirts of Johannesburg when one train hit another that was stationary. Rail officials were working on Friday to clear the area.   Commuter rail crashes have been worryingly common in South ...

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