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Jawaharlal Nehru University's Students' Union members put on notice over protests

India, Aug. 17 -- At least two members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University's Students' Union (JNUSU) have been given showcause notices by the administration for participating in different protests. On... Read More


Heavy rains cause mudflow in Issyk-Kul region

Kyrgyzstan, Aug. 17 -- The heavy rains caused mudflows in the villages of Kosh-Kol and Chyrpykty in the Issyk-Kul region, Turmush reports. Rescuers and special machinery are working on the scene for ... Read More


Farmers, economy face onslaught

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Outbreak of severe foot and mouth disease (FMD) of cattle across the country has been severely causing immense economic loss to the farmers as it is increasing drastically year-... Read More


Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

Shimla, Aug. 17 -- Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and ... Read More


Odisha: Five more gates of Hirakud dam to be closed today

Sambalpur, Aug. 17 -- A day after closing 10 gates of Hirakud dam, five more sluice gates will be shut today, informed the reservoir authorities. The floodwater is being released through 10 sluice ga... Read More


BREB to install 10m smart pre-paid meter by 2025

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has set a target to install 10 million smart pre-paid meter by 2025 to facilitate its clients for paying hassle-free monthly power ... Read More


The wrong way to educate girls

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Recent decades have brought significant progress toward a more just and equal world in areas such as poverty reduction, immunisation, and life expectancy. But in some areas, cha... Read More


MOTC-BARMM minister resolves Tawi-Tawi port leadership row

Manila, Aug. 17 -- Using a diplomatic yet tough stance, the head of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOTC-BARMM) resolved on Fr... Read More


Remembering Bangabandhu in the month of August

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated along with his family members on the dark night of 15 August 1975. A pall of gloom overpowers the Bangali nation as the month ... Read More


The growing footprint of women in banking sector

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Once upon a time women were regarded as only housewives globally. Even the graduate women were forced to stay inside the four walls of their dwellings. Their keen interest to do... Read More