Daily Archives: November 27, 2017

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Another 3,000 new arrivals put total Rohingyas at 624,000

Another 3,000 new arrivals put total Rohingyas at 624,000

(UNB) – Some 3,000 more Rohingyas entered Bangladesh since November 22 putting the total number of new arrivals at 624,000 since August 25, said the UN Migration Agency on Monday. As of November 25, Bangladesh Immigration and Passports Department registered 663, 694 people through biometric registration, according to the IOM Needs and Population Monitoring. Meanwhile,

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Dec 12 to be observed as National ICT Day

(UNB) – The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to observe December 12 as the National ICT Day to recognise the country’s advancement in Information and Communication Technology and achieve Digital Bangladesh goal. Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam disclosed this at a press briefing at the secretariat in the afternoon. Shafiul said, “The Cabinet approved

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Asian archers ready to dazzle today

Sports Desk The 20th edition of Asian Archery and the Continental qualification for the summer young Olympics 2018, comprising almost 300 archers from 33 Asian countries begins in Bangladesh on November 25. The official practice has held yesterday while the qualification of main tournament will take kick off today at the Bangabandhu national stadium in

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Nia Sharma is back with her web series

Entertainment Desk Nia Sharma just made an announcement that fans have been waiting for desperately. After her stint in Khantron Ke Khiladi 8, the actress returns to the digital world. Nia will be back with the sequel of her popular web series, Twisted where she played a mistress. This hot actress had quite a few

Macron to urge entrepreneurship on first African tour

International Desk French President Emmanuel Macron will tour Africa this week to try to boost France’s flagging influence on the continent and convince young people eyeing Europe’s shores they have a future at home. Macron’s first African tour, which begins Tuesday, takes him to Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast, two former French colonies that deposed

Nepal Everest Bodies Recovered

US climber dies, others rescued on Mexico’s highest peak

International Desk Mexican authorities said Sunday that they had rescued nine climbers from Mexico’s tallest mountain in recent days, and one mountaineer from the United States had died. Jose Luis Palma, the regional civil protection coordinator for Puebla state, said conditions were extremely dangerous because of the iced-over slopes of the 18,619-foot (5,675-meter) Pico de

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Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

International Desk The Indonesian authorities have raised the state of alert on the island to its highest level. The island’s airport has now closed, leaving many stranded in the tourist hotspot destination. Dark smoke has been seen billowing up to 3,400m (11,150ft) above the mountain’s summit. The National Board for Disaster Management said explosions were

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Southeast Bank stands first in corporate governance

Business Desk Southeast Bank Limited has been awarded first position for the best corporate governance among private sector banks by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). The Bank has been ranked second position under the category: private sector banks and nominated for the SAFA BPA Reports Award 2016 Competition. The Institute of Chartered Accountants

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Three int’l expos on garments machinery from November 30

Business Desk Three international exhibitions targeting the entire garments and textile industry ‘BIGTEX 2017′ will start from November 30 at the International Convention City Bashundahara (ICCB) in Dhaka. Briefing newsmen at the National Press Club on Sunday on the upcoming four-day events, the organizer of the expo RedCarpet365 said the three expos are being organized

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