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BRTC to offload 49pc share, cabinet clears bill

Dhaka, Sept. 2 -- The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of 'Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Bill, 2019' to offload 49 percent share of the corporation in the capital market. The approval cam... Read More


Juventus opens Serie A with 1-0 win at Parma

Rome, Aug. 25 -- Captain Giorgio Chiellini scored early as Juventus won 1-0 at Parma to kick off its bid for a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title in the league opener Saturday. As Cristian... Read More


5 new signings to watch out for Serie A

Milan, Aug. 23 -- The transfer window in the Italian league will close on Sept. 2. Here's the pick of the signings so far ahead of the season which starts this weekend: ROMELU LUKAKU (Inter Milan) T... Read More


Iran supreme leader urges support for Yemen's Houthi rebels

Tehran, Aug. 14 -- Iran's state TV reports that the country's supreme leader is urging support for Yemen's Houthis against a Saudi-led coalition that he says is trying to "disintegrate" the country. ... Read More


Syria's Aleppo symbol of Assad's wins and of enduring war

Aleppo, Aug. 13 -- Members of the al-Ali family were walking home from shopping when several shells slammed into the busy street on the western edges of the Syrian city of Aleppo. The blast tore throu... Read More


BGB exchanges Eid greetings with BSF along Hili border

Bangladesh, Aug. 12 -- Hili (Dinajpur), Aug 12 (UNB) - Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged greetings with Border Security Force (BSF) men along Hili border here on Monday on the occasio... Read More


India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir said they eased restrictions in the region's main city for a third straight day on Sunday ahead of a major Islamic festival, following ... Read More


BNP blasts govt for "failure" to deal with dengue

Dhaka, Aug. 7 -- BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blamed the government for the worst-ever dengue outbreak in the country since it downplayed the problem at the initial stage calling ... Read More


CPD to form citizen's review commission on banking sector

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has decided to set up 'citizen's review commission' on banking in view of what it said the "deteriorating health" of the banking sector and the "inert... Read More


Insecticide samples to arrive in a day or two: DNCC Mayor

Dhaka, Aug. 2 -- Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam on Friday said samples of insecticides to exterminate Aedes mosquitoes will arrive from abroad in a day or two. People are p... Read More