Daily Archives: March 5, 2018


At least 10 die in Nigeria farmer-herder clashes: police

At least 10 die in Nigeria farmer-herder clashes: police

At least 10 people were killed in several days of violence between herdsmen and farmers in eastern Nigeria, police said on Monday, but the cattle drivers gave a higher toll. Clashes broke out in a number of remote herding villages in the Mambilla district of Taraba state last Thursday and continued throughout the weekend. The


Myanmar Army takes position along border again

After a three-day interval, Myanmar Army again took position along Tambru border in Naikkhonchhari upazila of Bandarban district on Monday, creating panic among the Rohingyas who have taken shelter on no man’s land. Confirming the incident, Lt Col ManjurulHasan of Border Guard Bangladesh 34 Battalion said, “The situation along the Tambru border point is now


Philippine gov’t asks Supreme Court to expel chief justice

The Philippine government’s legal counsel asked the Supreme Court on Monday to expel the chief justice for allegedly not declaring her assets, in a new attempt to remove the nation’s judicial leader. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, who President Rodrigo Duterte has long wanted to be removed, went on leave from the 15-member court last

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BD, Vietnam to unlock potentials for common prosperity: Dai Quang

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang on Sunday said Bangladesh and Vietnam have agreed to unlock potentials on geographical location, natural bounties, youth population and huge market for common prosperity. “We’ve agreed to further strengthen the 45 years diplomatic ties and put importance to unlocking immense potentials on geographical location, natural bounties, youth population and huge


AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector

A hotel room automatically adjusting to the tastes of each guest, virtual reality headsets as brochures: the tourism sector is starting to embrace new technologies, hoping to benefit from lucrative personal data. In a prototype of the hotel of the future on display at Madrid’s Fitur tourism fair, receptionists have disappeared and customers are checked-in


China to launch Long March-5B rocket in 2019

China will launch the Long March-5B carrier rocket into space in 2019, according to a spokesperson for the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO). The rocket will help carry the core module and experiment modules to China’s space station. The Long March-5B carrier rocket will undergo testing in March in preparation for the first launch


PM instructs for better treatment of Zafar Iqbal

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to do whatever necessary for the better treatment of eminent writer and educationist Professor Zafar Iqbal. The prime minister gave the directives while visiting Zafar Iqbal at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka this afternoon. Iqbal, a professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology