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Sheikh Hasina world’s longest serving female leader

The name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been placed in the list of longest serving eminent female leaders of the world. Sheikh Hasina has exceeded the records of famed female heads of governments including Indira Gandhi of India, Margaret Thatcher of Britain and Chandrika Kumaratunga of Sri Lanka. Sheikh Hasina is now an icon of resurrection of women, a ...

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Japan wins partial WTO victory in SKorea duties case

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday largely faulted South Korea in a final ruling over anti-dumping duties slapped on imports of industrial pneumatic valves imported from Japan. The WTO’s Appellate Body mostly upheld a previous ruling finding that Seoul’s anti-dumping duties on Japanese pneumatic valves violated some international trade rules. It requested that South Korea “bring its measures found … ...

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Continued preventive programmes for AIDS must remain in place

It was a sorry state of life for 23-year old Mim, the elder daughter of a rickshaw puller, as the sudden death of her father put her family in acute financial troubles. Rickshaw puller Rahim Mia, who was the only bread earner for his six-member family living in city’s Razarbagh area, met the tragic end of his life in a ...

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FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan

Dhaka, Sep 10 : Bangladesh started their joint Qualification (Round-1) of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 campaign with a 0-1 goal defeat to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The match was played at the Central Republican Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe. Captain Farshad Noor scored the match-winner for Afghanistan in the 27th minute. In their last ...

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14 Rohingyas detained in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept 10 : Fourteen Rohingya men, who fled from refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, were detained from Lohagara Upazila on early Tuesday. Md Syful Islam, officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station, said they detained the men during a drive in the upazila. The Rohingyas fled the camps in Ukhiya upazila and came to Lohagara. They used to work as day ...

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AL a ‘company of lies, Quader its ad manger’: Rizvi

Dhaka, Sept 10 : BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Tuesday said the ruling Awami League is a ‘company of lies’. “Obaidur Quader its advertisement manger while Hasan Mahmud is his assistant. The Prime Minister herself is its chairperson,” he said. The BNP leader came up with the remarks at a discussion-cum-milad mahfil arranged by the party ...

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31 killed in Iraq during Ashoura procession

Beirut, Sep 11 : Iraq’s state-run TV channel, citing Iraq’s Health Ministry, says the death toll from a stampede in the Shiite holy city of Karbala has climbed to 31. Another 100 people were injured in the incident which security officials told The Associated Press happened when part of a walkway collapsed during Ashoura commemorations Tuesday. The incident happened toward ...

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Sridevi’s younger daughter Khushi leaves for US for studies

Late actress Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor’s younger daughter Khushi Kapoor on Tuesday bid adieu to Mumbai as she left for USA for further studies. Khushi was spotted at Mumbai airport in the wee hours of the day. A video is doing the rounds on the Internet in which she was seen getting emotional while saying goodbye to her friends ...

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1 dead, 19 people injured in German hospital fire

Photo: Firefighters stay in front of the ‘Marien Hospital’ (St. Mary’s Hospital) in Duesseldorf, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Berlin, Sep 10 : Officials say one person has died and 19 more have been injured in a fire at a hospital in the western German city of Duesseldorf. City authorities said Tuesday that the fire broke out late Monday at ...

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Quader welcomes BNP’s decision to join Rangpur by-polls

Photo: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader speaks to reporters in Gazipur on Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019. Gazipur, Sept 10 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday welcomed BNP for its decision to take part in the Ranpur by-election saying it is a very positive move in politics. “Hope, this election will be a competitive one, and ...

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