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S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test

Photo: South Korean Minister of National Defense Jeong Kyeong-doo speaks during the second plenary session of the 18th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-la Dialogue, an annual defense and security forum in Asia, in Singapore, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Singapore, Jun 1 : South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on ...

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Tigers set to begin World Cup assault on Sunday

Team management sweating over the fitness of six players Dhaka, Jun 1 : The wait is finally coming to an end as Bangladesh get ready to start their World Cup campaign at Kennington Oval with a match against South Africa on Sunday. While it is Bangladesh’s opening game in this World Cup, South Africa have played in the opener against ...

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Hydrogen-power electric flying vehicle: Long road to liftoff

Photo: This Tuesday, May 28, 2019, photo shows the Skai vehicle, developed by Alaka’i Technologies in Newbury Park, Calif. The transportation company is betting its hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky. Los Angeles, June 01 : A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve ...

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Hasina seeks OIC support to launch Rohingya case at ICJ

She urges all to demonstrate zero tolerance to terror Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accorded a red carpet reception after she lands at King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, May 31, 2019. Photo: PID Makkah, Jun 1 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought support from the OIC member states to launch the Rohingya case at International ...

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Banglabandha land port to remain closed for 9 days

Panchagarh, June 1 : The export and import activities through Banglabandha land port will remain closed for nine days from Saturday due to Eid-ul-Fitr celebration. Export-importers association, Panchagarh C&F Agent association, Banglabandha Land-port Limited and Labourers Union have taken a decision to keep trading shut from June 1 to 9. Port authorities said export-import among Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Bhutan ...

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Shab-e-Qadr tonight

Dhaka, June 1 : The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed nights for Muslims, will be observed across the country tonight with due solemnity and religious fervor. Muslim devotees will spend the night seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of the country as well as the Muslim Ummah. According to the holy Quran, this is ...

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