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31 killed, 90-plus injured in Xinjiang attack

China’s state-run news agency says 31 people have been killed and more than 90 injured in an early morning attack on a busy street market in the capital of the country’s volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang. The death toll makes Thursday’s attack the bloodiest in a series of violent incidents blamed on radical separatist Muslims. The official Xinhua News Agency ... Read More »

BNP calls fresh 4-day programme

Political Correspondent BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday announced a fresh four-day programme protesting the incident of murder, abduction and force disappearance. They also called the programme protesting the shifting of the case proceedings of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to Bakshi Bazar Alia Madrasa court. Rizvi came up with this announcement at a press briefing held at ... Read More »

Why does India’s election take so long?

BBC Online As India heads towards the eighth phase of its marathon general election on Wednesday, many are asking whether the world’s largest democracy deserves such a protracted voting exercise. For those not up to speed, India’s 16th general election for its 543 parliamentary seats is currently being held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May – at ... Read More »

3 companies recommend cash, stock dividends Three companies — International Leasing and Financial Services Ltd., Takaful Islami Insurance Ltd., and EXIM Bank Ltd — have recommended cash and stock dividends for the year ended on December 31, 2013. The Board of Directors of International Leasing and Financial Services Ltd have recommended 5 percent cash dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2013. The Annual ... Read More »

Samsung wants to abandon Android: Internal documents

The ongoing patent trial between Apple and Samsung has provided a treasure trove of internal documents that let outsiders finally get an idea of how each company thinks of the competition. Last week, Samsung brought out a document put together by an Apple sales team that showed how the iPhone maker thinks about its competition with Android, among other evidence ... Read More »

Rohingya repatriation to take more time

Although there has been some progress in implementation of the national strategy to deal with the issues of Rohingya refugees in the country, the repatriation process will take some more time to begin, observed officials. The government is also planning to strictly follow the guidelines of the national strategy that stressed increasing vigilance along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border to stop further ... Read More »

Tofail hopeful of GSP restoration soon in US market Again expressing his optimism, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said that unless considered from political point of view, Bangladesh will soon get back the GSP (Generalised System of Preferences) facility in the US market. “Unless there is any political link-up with the GSP, we’ll get back the facility soon,” he said at a luncheon meeting with the foreign ... Read More »

BSF takes away youth’s body from Benapole border

Benapole Correspondent Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) took away the body of unidentified youth from Ichhamati river along Putkhali border here on Thursday. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sources said local people found a body floating in the river around 3pm and later some BSF troops took away the body. Local people could not confirm the identity of the ... Read More »

Blockaders torched 10 vehicles in Sirajganj

Sirajganj Correspondent  Blockaders torched 10 vehicles in different parts of the districts on Sunday night and early Monday during the opposition’s road, rail and waterways blockade. Police said Jamaat-Shibir activists set fire to a cattle-laden truck and a vegetable-laden truck at about 2:30 am on Monday at Shimanto Bazar near the west side of Bangabandhu Bridge. However, police doused the ... Read More »

PM pays tributes to martyred intellectuals Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid rich tributes to the intellectuals of the country, who were brutally killed by local collaborators with the help of the Pakistani occupation forces on this day back in 1971, only two days ahead of the nation’s Victory Day. The Prime Minister placed wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial at Mirpur in the ... Read More »