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PM to inaugurate 3rd Dreamliner 'Gangchil' Thursday

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner 'Gangchil' on August 22 (Thursday). After the inauguration by the Prime Minister at Hazrat Shahjalal Inter... Read More


Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy

Anchorage, Aug. 19 -- A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month whil... Read More


Did China act hastily in India-Pak row over J&K?

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- China did not have a case for taking the Kashmir matter to the United Nations Security Council. Articles 370 and 35A became applicable to Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) by a sovereign dec... Read More


China plans another round of 'belt-tightening'

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 19 -- Finance Minister Liu Kun has confirmed that China's economy is being squeezed by the trade war and warned of another round of "belt-tightening." As the standoff between Washingto... Read More


Are floating cities the future of urban living?

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 19 -- In April, the United Nations hosted a high-level roundtable on "sustainable floating cities" in New York City, and Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed requested advanced prop... Read More


Govt urged to ensure safe future of Pakistani doctors in Middle East

KARACHI, Aug. 19 -- A leading body of surgeons has urged the government to take steps for the safe future of over 3,000 health professionals working in Arab countries with MS (Master of Surgery) and M... Read More


Expats in South Korea share woes with Home Minister

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has exchanged views with the expatriate Bangladeshis living in South Korea and listened to their difficulties. During a three-hour event in Seoul, the... Read More


Indigenous dengue cases reported in Kathmandu Valley, over a dozen people infected

Kathmandu, Aug. 19 -- Over a dozen people in Kathmandu Valley have been infected with dengue virus over a week, according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division. The division, which is resp... Read More


Taliban promotes training of fighters despite ongoing peace talks with US

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- : The Taliban continues to promote the training of its fighters and attacks on Afghan and coalition forces, even as the group inches closer to signing a peace deal with the Unite... Read More


BNP against providing land to India for Agartala airport

Dhaka, Aug. 19 -- BNP on Monday said there is no reason for Bangladesh to provide its land to India in Brahmanbaria to expand Agartala airport. "There've been media reports about it (India's desire t... Read More