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China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

Photo: Supporters of Hong Kong activist Edward Leung gather outside the High Court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Hong Kong, Oct 9 : Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong after the ruling Communist Party’s main newspaper criticized the tech giant Wednesday for a smartphone app that allows activists to report ...

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Sri Lankan leader to stay neutral in presidential poll

Photo: Sri Lankan presidential candidate and former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves to media as he arrives at the election commission to file his nomination in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Colombo, Oct 9 : Officials say Sri Lanka’s president will stay neutral in the upcoming presidential election but his party will back a breakaway party candidate, front-runner ...

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Bangladesh’s progress is a remarkable story: UN

United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) Mia Seppo speaks at a programme – DCAB Talk – at BIISS auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 9 : United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) Mia Seppo on Wednesday highly appreciated Bangladesh’s development since independence, terming it a “remarkable success story”. She recognised the contributions of those who helped ...

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We are not giving gas to India, only re-exporting it: Foreign minister

Sylhet Office : Terming the information of exporting natural gas to India as false, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh will re-export gas to its neighbouring country. “The information of selling natural gas is bogus rather we will re-export gas to India,” he said. He made the remark while talking to reporters after inspecting the under-construction ...

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Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, ended on Tuesday with the immersion of goddess Durga in the capital and elsewhere across the country. Devotees in their tearful eyes bade farewell to the mother deity and her children — Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh — through the immersion of their idols in the water wishing Durga’s return ...

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Platini plans comeback, legal fight after 4-year FIFA ban

Michel Platini. Photo: Collected Nyon, Oct 8 : Four years after a ban for financial wrongdoing thwarted his chances of becoming FIFA president, Michel Platini is free to work in soccer again on Tuesday. However, the former UEFA president — who was once seen as the heir apparent to FIFA’s Sepp Blatter — said Monday he is still unsure where ...

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President urges all to make ongoing drives a success 

Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 8 : Terming corruption as one of the major obstacles to socio-economic development, President Abdul Hamid on Friday urged all to come forward to make the ongoing drives against militancy, drugs, extortion, gambling and corruption a success. President Hamid made the call at a reception hosted for the members of the Hindu community at Bangabhaban, marking ...

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Priyanka Chopra wants to become first female James Bond

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has been on the promotional spree of her upcoming film The Sky Is Pink along with co-actors Farhan Akhtar and Rohit Saraf. In one such interview with a British newspaper, Metro, the 37-year-old confessed that she would love to take on the role of James Bond.The debate of a female James Bond has been ongoing for ...

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UK to publish no-deal plans as gloom surrounds Brexit talks

The British government says it still hopes to strike a Brexit deal with the European Union, despite mounting gloom on both sides of the Channel about the chances of success, reports AP. EU leaders have demanded more “realism” from Britain in response to a Brexit plan proposed by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The bloc says the proposals don’t fulfil ...

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Abrar killing: Ten BCL leaders remanded for 5-day

A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed ten BCL leaders, accused in BUET student Abrar Fahad murder case, on a 5-day remand. The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yeasir Ahsan Chowdhury granted the remand after police sought ten days for each of the accused. Abrar, 21, a resident of Sher-e-Bangla Hall of Buet was pronounced dead around 3am on Monday ...

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