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Housewife dies of dengue in Madaripur

Madaripur, Aug. 25 -- A woman died of dengue on early Sunday while being shifted to a hospital in Dhaka. Police said Sumi Akter, 30, wife of Anwar Hossain of Kathalbari village of Shibpur upazila, di... Read More


Acid, lead from expired batteries threaten health, environment in Khulna

Khulna, Aug. 25 -- Acid, lead and other harmful chemicals from over 3,00,000 expired batteries, used in auto-rickshaws and motorised three-wheelers, are posing a serious threat to human health and env... Read More


Britain's leader says trade deal with US won't be easy

Biarritz, Aug. 25 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Saturday that getting a trade deal with the United State won't be "plain sailing" because of barriers to the United Kingdom's goods in ... Read More


2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast

Taipei, Aug. 25 -- A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials sa... Read More


Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump 'order' on trade

Biarritz, Aug. 25 -- President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ti... Read More


N. Korea tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket launcher

Seoul, Aug. 25 -- North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a test-firing of what it calls "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher." The Korean Central News Agency says Saturda... Read More


Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut

Beirut, Aug. 25 -- A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran.... Read More


Prof Muzaffar to be buried in Cumilla

Cumilla, Aug. 25 -- National Awami Party (NAP) chief Prof Muzaffar Ahmed will be laid to rest at his village home in Debidwar upazila's Elahabad on Sunday. His body was taken to Cumilla on Saturday n... Read More


The Past is Never Dead: The long shadow of the August 1975 coup

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- History always tells the truth. The history of yesterday guides us today. Today's history guides us to consolidate our tomorrow. I have been reading, with great care the story p... Read More


Root digs in, carries English hopes of keeping Ashes alive

Leeds, Aug. 25 -- Captain Joe Root carried England's hopes of keeping the Ashes alive on Saturday, digging deep in pursuit of a record fourth-innings chase on Day 3 of the third test against Australia... Read More