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Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire

Ceylanpinar, OCT 18 : Associated Press journalists witnessed continued fighting Friday morning in a northeast Syrian town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect hours earlier. Shelling and billowing smoke could be seen around Ras al-Ayn accompanied by the sound of gunfire. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ...

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German car manufacturers invited to set up assembly plants in Bangladesh

Bangladesh seeks German investment Dhaka, Oct 18 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has invited the German car manufacturers like Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen to set up their assembly plants at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpanagar in Chattogram. He explained about the Special Economic Zones set up by the government of Bangladesh in different places. The Foreign Minister, while addressing ...

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BSF man dies as BGB troops fired in self-defence: BGB

Photo: BGB 1 Battalion Commander Lt Col Ferdous Ziauddin Mahmud speaking at a press conference in Rajshahi on Thursday night. Dhaka, Oct 17 : Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday said its members were forced to fire back in self-defence after being attacked by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Rajshahi border on Thursday that led to the death ...

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Stone lifting machineries worth Tk 75 lakh seized, destroyed in Sylhet  

Sylhet Office : A task force of District Administration here in Companiganj upazila seized and destroyed stone lifting machineries worth Tk 75 lakh in a six-hour drive on Thursday. The task force under Executive Magistrate Mahbubur Rahman led the drive from 11am to 5pm while Companiganj Police and members of Border Guard Bangladesh were present. A number of 22 shallow ...

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Inequity still a big challenge in Bangladesh: Dialogue 

  Dhaka, Oct 17 : Mentioning that inequality still remains as one of the most challenging areas in the country despite consistent economic growth over a decade, speakers at a dialogue here on Thursday urged the government to take some measures like ensuring good governance and reforming financial and tax policies to eliminate it. The other measures include developing human ...

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Padma Bridge work to be completed by June 2021: Minister

This is a File photo of the under-construction Padma Bridge. Munshiganj, Oct 17 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the construction work on the Padma Bridge will be completed by June, 2021. He made the remark while talking to reporters at the Visitors’ Centre of Service Area-1 of the Padma Bridge here in the afternoon. ...

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US-China trade mini-deal being ‘papered’: Trump

The partial trade bargain struck last week with China is now being formally put down in writing, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday. “It hasn’t been papered yet but it is being papered,” Trump told reporters at the White House, reports AFP.He insisted that China had already bought $40 to $50 million worth of American agriculture products last week. He ...

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Effective treatments for diabetic retinopathy found

In a new advancement in science, researchers have found that an automated artificial intelligence (AI) screening system is capable of accurately discovering diabetic retinopathy 95.5% of the times. Moreover, the system doesn’t require inputs from an expert ophthalmologist and it can provide a reading in just 60 seconds. Researchers presented these findings at AAO 2019, the 123rd Annual Meeting of ...

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3 killed in ambulance cylinder blast in Chattogram

Three people including two women were killed and four others injured as a cylinder of an ambulance exploded at Anwara upazila of Chattogram on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place in front of Shashi Community Centre at Chowmuhini area at around 2:30pm. The injured were admitted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital.Dulal Mahmud, officer-in-charge (OC) of Anwara Police Station, confirmed ...

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FIFA’s support for BD’s football promotion to continue, its head tells PM  

Dhaka, Oct 17 : FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) will continue its support for the promotion of Bangladesh football. He said this at a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office. PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting. The FIFA President said he is happy seeing ...

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