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ACC probing graft charges against SK Sinha

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood on Monday said that an investigation into a graft allegation against former Chief Justice SK Sinha is going on, but no proof has been found yet.   The watchdog does not take legal action without any conclusive evidence of corruption, he said while replying to a query from reporters at the ACC headquarters in the ...

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‘India plans waterway freight corridor via Bangladesh to NE states’

India is working on a plan to set up a waterway freight corridor to connect its mainland with the northeastern (NE) states via Bangladesh involving Rs 5,000 crore, says an Indian government official.   The move would substantially reduce the time taken to transport goods to the eight northeastern states and costs, reports The Economic Times from New Delhi on ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina to open Rohingyas’s shifting to Bhasanchar on Oct 4

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Bhasanchar Island project on October 4 to relocate Rohingyas, said Disaster Management and Relief Ministry official.   Confirming the matter, Mohammad Habibul Kabir Chowdhury, Additional Secretary to the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry on Monday said that a total of 1 lakh Rohingyas will be transferred to the island on completion of the ...

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Shillong court to deliver Salahuddin verdict on September 28

A Shillong court, in Indian state of Meghalaya, will deliver its verdict on BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed on 28 September (Friday), who has been charged with illegally entering the Indian territory.   The court of the first class judicial magistrate DG Kharshiing on August 13 (Monday) reserved the order after ending of the proceedings.  Salahuddin Ahmed, the former PM Khaleda ...

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Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA best player snub

Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus’s quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out in the FIFA’s best player of the year award.   Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo skipped the awards ceremony in London on Monday as his former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric beat him for the award.  The 33-year-old Portuguese star also ...

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Marta wins Best FIFA Women’s Player award

Marta has been named the Best FIFA Women’s Player ahead of Lyon duo Ada Hegerberg and Dzsenifer Marozsan. The Brazilian forward picks up the accolade after captaining her country to Copa America glory.   It is the sixth time the 32-year-old has won the award, having won for five straight years from 2006 to 2010.   The Orlando Pride striker ...

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Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world’s best

Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s best player of the year on Monday.   The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid won a third straight Champions League, and he inspired Croatia to reach the World Cup final for the first time.  ...

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Dhaka Clean-up Campaign hits Guinness World Record

Photo: Dhaka Clean-up Campaign, organised by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in the capital on April 13 last, has hit the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest clean-up campaign. Dhaka, Sept 24 : Dhaka Clean-up Campaign, organised by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in the capital on April 13 last, has hit the Guinness Book of World Records ...

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Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine

Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organisations to help identify and head off famines in developing nations using data analysis and artificial intelligence, a new initiative unveiled.   Rather than waiting to respond to a famine after many lives already have been lost, the tech firms “will use the predictive power of data to trigger ...

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Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star

X-Men star Fan Bingbing’s Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China’s hyper-adrenalized social media environment.   For one of China’s best known stars and a rising Hollywood actress, Fan’s vanishing is stunning, coming amid vague allegations of tax fraud and possibly other infractions that could have put her at odds with Chinese authorities.  ...

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