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Minor boy electrocuted in Chandpur

Chandpur, Sept. 3 -- A minor boy was electrocuted at Laraichar village of Faridganj upazila on Monday evening. The deceased was identified as Farhad Gazi, 11, son of Billal Gazi of the village and a ... Read More


Reliance to sign deals Sunday to set up 718 MW power plant

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- After four years into the initial deal, the government is going to sign agreements with Reliance Group on Sunday to allow the Indian conglomerate to set up a 718 MW gas-based combine... Read More


Villagers tired of living dangerously along Kashmir frontier

Pakistan, Aug. 30 -- Villagers in Chakothi in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir are frustrated with living in constant fear of fighting along the heavily militarized frontier in the disputed Himalayan regio... Read More


US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

Afghanistan, Aug. 21 -- The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks, the State Departm... Read More


Madrid's loss is Arsenal's gain as playmaker Ceballos shines

New York, Aug. 19 -- As he bewildered two Burnley midfielders with a center-field pirouette, delivered a stream of dangerous set-pieces and generally controlled play, it was easy to see why there was ... Read More


Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

Afghanistan, Aug. 18 -- A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. M... Read More


Troops let some Muslims go to mosques in locked-down Kashmir

India, Aug. 13 -- Troops in Indian-administered Kashmir allowed some Muslims to walk to local mosques alone or in pairs to mark the Eid al-Adha festival Monday on the eighth day of an unprecedented se... Read More


PM greets wounded FFs, sends them gifts

Dhaka, Aug. 12 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday greeted all freedom fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of Muslims. Like other... Read More


Typhoon Lekima death toll reaches 33 in China

Beijing, Aug. 11 -- The death toll from a powerful typhoon that hit southeastern China rose to 33 on Sunday, as rescue workers used rubber dinghies to evacuate stranded people as swift currents swept ... Read More


Woods withdraws from Northern Trust, citing oblique strain

Jersey City, Aug. 10 -- Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled ... Read More