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Bangkok blast kills 19

Bangkok blast kills 19
A bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in a bustling hub of the Thai capital yesterday, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 120 others in an attack authorities said targeted foreigners, reports AFP. The blast occurred about 6:30pm (1130 GMT) when the streetside Erawan Shrine close to upscale shopping malls was packed with worshippers and tourists. "I heard a very loud bang, it made the whole building shake so I ran outside to see what had happened," Panupan Chansing, 20, a hotel worker at the nearby Grand Hyatt Erawan, told AFP. "I saw bodies lying on the ground and I saw vehicles on fire. I feel very sad and sorry that this has happened to Thai people... I'm scared." Police confirmed 19 people were…

Training for caregivers of autistic kids crucial, says study

Training for caregivers of autistic kids crucial, says study

Caregivers’ mental health remains an important pre-requisite for providing care to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a recent research conducted by the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). The research report on “Research for…
Ctg JP readies for councils in Sept

Ctg JP readies for councils in Sept

The incumbent convening body of the Chittagong city chapter of the Jatiya Party will be upgraded to a full-fledged one in the upcoming council, which is likely to be held in the first week of September. Earlier, the council, which was scheduled for June 14, had to be postponed after JP Chairman, Hussain…
Evolving economic dimensions of China

Evolving economic dimensions of China

The world watches every move made by China's leadership, analyzes the probable reasons for that country’s latest move and then tries to arrive at a conclusion. They also agree that an evolutionary process is underway that has an inter-mixture of politics and ambition. China is in the news…
Unholy nexus behind question paper leaks

Unholy nexus behind question paper leaks

The leaking of question papers of different public examinations in the last few years has worried the civil society of the country. Such leaking of question papers of different public examinations is bringing down the moral of the honest examinees and the standard of education in the country. This along…
Business-friendly customs law on cards: Muhith

Business-friendly customs law on cards: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday said the new customs act will be helpful for building business capability in Bangladesh, if implemented properly. “Also the business community will be benefited from the new customs act,” he added while addressing a four-day national workshop…
Illegal immigrants have to go: Trump

Illegal immigrants have to go: Trump

AFP, WASHINGTON: The millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States must leave, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said Sunday, as he unveiled his immigration platform. Trump, himself the son and grandson of immigrants, also vowed to rescind President Barack Obama’s…
Dhaka Theatre celebrating birth anniversary of Selim Al Deen

Dhaka Theatre celebrating birth anniversary of Selim Al Deen

Marking the 66th birth anniversary of Nattyacharya Selim Al Deen today, theatre troupe Dhaka Theatre is organizing a four-day festival featuring placing floral wrath, commemorative discussion, award giving ceremony and staging plays. The celebration will begin today by placing wreaths of flower on the…
Bangladesh-India final showdown today

Bangladesh-India final showdown today

In a bid to win the maiden title of the SAFF Under-16 Football Championship, Mohammed Shawon, Saaduddin and all the boys of Bangladesh squad are ready to take on India in today’s final match. Shawon, who scored one off  2-1 win over India and Saaduddin who scored the important goal in the…
Hindus celebrate Bole Bombom festival

Hindus celebrate Bole Bombom festival

Thousands of Hindu devotees from all over Dinajpur and surrounding districts, including Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Joypurhat and Naogaon, paid obeisance at Shiva temple here yesterday morning on the occasion of the two-day Bole Bombom festival. The temple, situated near Anandasagar, a large water body…
150 stations closed in 10yrs

150 stations closed in 10yrs

A total of 150 of 337 B-class stations of Bangladesh Railway (BR) have been closed in West and East Zones in the past 10 years as a result of shortages of stationmasters and booking clerks, resulting in delays in freight train operations. BR has not been able to appoint stationmasters and booking clerks…
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