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UK economy probably shrank for first time in seven years

The UK economy probably shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter, according to Bloomberg’s latest survey of economists. The prediction for a 0.1% contraction marks a downgrade from June, when economists only predicted stagnation. The survey came as retail industry reported another drop in sales and said “the picture is bleak.”Second Quarter Slowdown Economists predict the ...

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Cricket World Cup semifinal to resume with NZ 211-5 vs India

Photo: India and New Zealand players stand for their national anthems before the start of the Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. London, Jul 10 : It’s Day 2 of the first Cricket World Cup semifinal. New Zealand will resume on 211-5 with 3.5 overs left ...

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War crimes case: Verdict on ATM Azhar’s plea against death penalty any day

Dhaka, July 10 : The Appellate Division will deliver it verdict on the appeal  filed challenging the death sentence of Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam for war crimes. A four member bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after closing the law-point arguments from both sides. Earlier, the Appellate Division on June 18 started hearing the ...

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2 Viqarunnisa teachers indicted over Aritree suicide

Dhaka, July 10 : A court here on Wednesday indicted two teachers of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in a case over the suicide of ninth grader Aritree Adhikari. Dhaka Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md Rabiul Alam framed the charges against them in the case. Those indicted are—Zinnat Ara , principal of the school and its branch head Nazneen ...

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More than 20 reportedly killed in Papua New Guinea violence

More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in recent tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, media reported on Wednesday. The death toll and dates of the violence in the remote highland province of Hela varied in reports by Australian Broadcasting Corp. and the Post-Courier newspaper.Hela Gov. Philip Undialu told ABC the latest violence was on ...

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AL MP Rushema Imam passes away

Faridpur, July 10 : Rushema Begum,  a reserved seat Awami League MP, died of cardiac arrest at a hospital on Tuesday night. She was 85. She breathed her last around 11:35 pm at Faridpur Heart Foundation . Rushema, a teacher of Faridpur Ishan Memorial High School, left behind one son, a daughter and a host of relatives to mourn her ...

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New Zealand 211-5 v India as rain stops play in World Cup semifinal

Manchester, July 9 : New Zealand reached 211-5 off 46.1 overs before rain stopped play in their World Cup semi-final against India at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Ross Taylor was 67 not out and Tom Latham three not out when persistent rain worsened sufficiently for the umpires to take the players off the field at 2:00 pm (1300 GMT). New Zealand captain ...

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Do more to promote climate change adaptation: President

He says Bangladesh is pursuing a low-carbon development path President of the Marshall Islands Hilda C Heine paid a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Jul 9 : President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday said the developed nations and donors will have to play more active roles and spend more money ...

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Ban Ki-moon arrives in Dhaka

Dhaka, Jul 9 : Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived on a two-day visit to attend the “Dhaka Meeting of the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA)”. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen received the South Korean diplomat who served as the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations for the two terms from January 2007 to December 2016 at Hazrat ...

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Ecnec clears 13 projects worth Tk 7,744 crore

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the first Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year on Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Jul 9 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday cleared 13 projects, including one to strengthen and expand power transmission system in Chattogram region. The approval came at the first Ecnec meeting ...

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