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Pronob

Khulna divisional association with Pronob

Staff Reporter: Indian former President Pranab Mukharjee on Wednesday gave rare opportunity to meet the leaders of Khulna divisional association while they came to call on him at Pan pacific Sonargaon Hotel led by president of association MA Quddus, general secretary BM Selim Reza , Organizing secretary Quazi Anisuzzaman Arzu . On the occasion the

International

John Worboys

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

TRIBUNAL DESK: A former CIA officer has been arrested in the US on charges of unlawful retention of classified information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalised US citizen, was held at New York’s JFK airport on Monday, the US justice department said. He worked for the CIA between 1994 and 2007, when he left for

Business

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

TRIBUNAL DESK: Shares were lower in early Asian trading Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4 percent to 23,851.20 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.2 percent to

Sports

Football Ronaldinho retires from football - brother

Football: Ronaldinho retires from football

Tribunal Desk: Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star, a key member of the Brazil side which won the World Cup in 2002, last played in

Entertainment

The Cranberries Perform In Berlin

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

TRAIBUNAL DESK: Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died at the age of 46. O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said. “No further details are available at this time,” Holmes said, adding that the singer’s family was “devastated” by the news. Formed in Limerick, Ireland at

Feature

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Desk Report: At least 450 civilians were killed in Yemen during December, according to a new report by a human rights monitor. The Geneva-based SAM Organisation for Right and Liberties, in its report published on Wednesday said the killings were part of 1,937 violations committed throughout the country in December, including physical assaults, violation to

Education

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Meeting held on dev of pry education in Kushtia

Kushtia Correspondent: To improve the quality of primary education a meeting of headmasters held at Mirpur in Kushtia district. The meeting started at morning on Wednesday and it was held in Halsha primary school under Mirpur Upazila. In this meeting Mirpur Upazila primary education officer Sirajul Islam gave the speech as a chief guest. He

Tech and Science

The Future of Everything Ð Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

TRIBUNAL DESK: David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems. The Texas-born former sculptor at Walt Disney Imagineering and his Hong Kong-based startup Hanson Robotics are combining artificial intelligence with southern China’s expertise in toy design, electronics and

Art and Culture

The Cranberries Perform In Berlin

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

TRAIBUNAL DESK: Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died at the age of 46. O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said. “No further details are available at this time,” Holmes said, adding that the singer’s family was “devastated” by the news. Formed in Limerick, Ireland at

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