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Main job is to prepare more players for senior side: Helmot

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Simon Helmot, coach of the High Performance Unit (HP), on Friday said the HP is working hard to provide more talents to the senior side. HP is now gearing up for a three-match one-da... Read More


China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Beijing, Aug. 13 -- Facing another US tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a "warning shot" at Wa... Read More


2 JSS leaders shot dead in Rangamati

Rangamati, Aug. 12 -- Two leaders of Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma reformist faction) were shot dead at Babupara in Baghaichhari upazila on early Monday. The victims were identified as Shatosiddhi C... Read More


Alaska scientists say polar bear encounters to increase

Alaska, Aug. 12 -- Alaska scientists say the chances of a polar bear encounter have increased after research reveals the bears are arriving on shore earlier and staying on land longer, a report said. ... Read More


Suspect in Norway mosque attack bruised but smiling in court

Copenhagen, Aug. 12 -- A suspected gunman accused of an attempted terrorist attack on an Oslo mosque and separately killing his teenage stepsister appeared in court on Monday looking bruised and scrat... Read More


UK plans fast-track visa to attract scientists after Brexit

London, Aug. 9 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he plans to introduce a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world's best scientists to the U.K. Johnson said Thursday he wanted to "... Read More


Turkey says deal with US for safe zone in Syria a good start

Ankara, Aug. 9 -- Turkey said Thursday the deal it has reached with Washington to set up a so-called safe zone in northeastern Syria is a good start but warned against delays in implementation. Turki... Read More


River erosion snaps two regional highways in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar, Aug. 9 -- Vehicular movement has been prevented on two regional highways in Kulaura upazila for a week, as the Manu River broke through the protection embankment in Hajipur union, causing... Read More


India to help resolve Rohingya problem, says Modi

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- Stating that his government thinks there should be a quick solution to the Rohingya problem, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured Bangladesh of cooperation over the... Read More


Dhaka, Delhi agree to conduct joint study on Ganges Barrage project

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- Bangladesh and India on Thursday agreed to conduct a joint study on Ganges Barrage project and formed a technical committee to finalise the terms of reference (ToR) and constitute a l... Read More