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Daily Archives: August 29, 2018

Bolivian woman might be world’s oldest

Asianbangla Desk: Despite a recorded age of almost 118 years, Julia Flores Colque still sings with joy in her indigenous Quechua tongue. She was born...

No-deal Brexit not ‘the end of the world’: May

Asianbangla Desk : Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday indicated that a no-deal Brexit would not be a disaster for Britain, playing down warnings of...

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian attacker

Asianbangla Desk : Israeli forces demolished the home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly knife attack in a settlement in the occupied...

India arrests 5 rights activists for alleged Maoist links

Asianbangla Desk : Indian police on Tuesday arrested five rights activists for suspected links to Maoist rebels in raids on their homes and offices...

More specialist physicians to be created: PM

Asianbangla Dhaka : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will take effective steps to create more specialist physicians to provide better...

Rice import to drop on higher yield

Asianbangla, Dhaka : Rice imports nosedived in the past two months and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicted total import would dip to 6...

Dr Kamal, B Chy forge new alliance

Asianbangla Dhaka : In a latest development in politics, a new platform has been floated under the joint leadership of Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury...

War Crimes in Yemen: All sides may be responsible: UN

Asianbangla Desk : All sides in Yemen's bloody conflict may have committed war crimes, UN investigators said yesterday, highlighting deadly air strikes, rampant sexual...

Uniform Minimum Call Rate: Benefit goes to operators

Asianbangla Dhaka : Mobile call volume dropped by 15 percent since the introduction of the minimum uniform call rate, as users attempted to minimise...

Outstanding Loans : Big chunk held by bank owners

Asianbangla Dhaka : In Bangladesh, industrialists and businesspeople become shareholders and directors of banks, and borrow money from each other's banks. And not only that,...