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Saudi Kings wishes present govt’s continuation, says FS

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Oct 17 : Appreciating Bangladesh’s tremendous development unleashed under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday wished the continuation of the present government in the coming days. The Saudi Kind made the wish when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had an audience with him, said Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul ...

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3 Myanmar journalists in court over story gov’t calls false

Yangon, Oct 17 : Three detained journalists appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges filed against them by the Yangon city government, which alleges a story they published was false. An increasing number of journalists have been arrested and jailed for their work under Myanmar’s civilian government, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, ...

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2 female ‘militants’ surrender in Narsingdi; operation ends

Narsingdi, Oct 17 : Two female suspected militants surrendered on the second day of ‘Gordian Knot’ operation at another ‘militant den’ at Gangpar in Madhabdi municipality here on Wednesday. Khadiza Akther Meghla and Mou surrendered in response to the request of law enforcers around 2:35 pm. After their surrender, the operation that began on Monday night was declared over. UNB’s ...

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PM woos Saudi entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina holding a meeting with the Saudi business community at King Saud Palace. Riyadh, Oct 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday invited Saudi entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh for mutual benefits as both the countries lag behind in exploiting their full potentials of trade and investment opportunities. “We can join hands in our journey ...

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Bangladesh a notch down in global competitiveness

Dhaka, Oct 17 : Bangladesh slipped down to 103rd position among 140 countries from 102th in last year in Global Competitiveness Index 2018 released by World Economic Forum (WEF) though its overall sc:ore increased by 0.7 percentage points this year. Bangladesh’s competitiveness has been weakened in most of the indicators (both in rank and score). Among 12 pillars of this ...

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Natalie Portman’s kids inspired her to work with time’s up

Actress Natalie Portman is working to build a better future for her son Aleph and daughter Amalia. The Oscar-winning actress says it was her children who motivated her to get involved in creating real social change, reports etonline.com. “Well, I want a different world for both my kids,” Portman said when asked about her support for the Time’s Up and ...

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Nicole Kidman: Marriage to Tom Cruise protected me against sexual abuse

Actress Nicole Kidman says marrying actor Tom Cruise protected from being sexually harassed in Hollywood. She was just 22 when she wed Cruise. In an interview with New York magazine, Kidman, 51, has reflected back on that time, saying she now realises that her then-husband’s superstar status protected her from the dark side of Hollywood, reports dailymail.co.uk. The Oscar-winner says ...

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Salman Khan wishes luck to Iulia Vantur for her debut film

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has sent good wishes to actress Iulia Vantur, his rumoured lady love, who is making her Hindi film debut with Prem R. Soni’s directorial Radha Kyun Gori Main Kyun Kaala. Salman on Tuesday tweeted: “Wishing the team of ‘Radha Kyon Gori Main Kyon Kaala’ all the best and all the success! Iulia Vantur.” Along with the ...

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Brexit: ‘Expectations low’ as PM heads to Brussels

Theresa May will urge other EU leaders to give ground on the issue of the Irish border when she addresses them at a summit in Brussels later. Brexit talks are deadlocked over the border, but the EU says it’s up to the UK to bring new ideas to the table.   BBC political correspondent Iain Watson says Mrs May will ...

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