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Asian markets boosted by fresh China-US trade hopes
Asian markets rallied Friday as another broadly positive week drew to a close, with investors cheered by a report that the US was considering lifting tariffs on China as officials look to hammer out a trade deal. Optimism that the worlds top two (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF along Thakurgaon border
A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) inside Indian territory along Dharmagarh border in Ranishankail upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam Raju ,21, son of Badsha Mia, a (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
N.Korean in Washington to prepare new Trump summit
A top North Korean general is in Washington Friday for a rare visit, during which he is expected to meet President Donald Trump as the two countries seek to finalize a new summit aimed at denuclearization and easing decades of hostility. Kim (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Federer marks 100th match on Rod Laver Arena with 3-set win
Roger Federer has played on Rod Laver Arena a hundred times and has six Australian Open crowns in his collection of 20 Grand Slam titles. The 37-year-old tennis statesman has developed a loyal following over 20 consecutive visits for the (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom
A newborn baby girl was found dead in a womens restroom inside an Amazon distribution center and investigators have located and spoken with the mother, Phoenix police said Thursday. Sgt. Vince Lewis said police were not commenting on whether the (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
BTRC moves fast to break monopoly of telcos
The decision to start the implementation of the criterion of significant market power (SMP) will be finalised at an upcoming meeting of the regulatory body. At the meeting, the top mobile phone operators of the country are likely to be (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
10 dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capital
A car bomb exploded at a heavily guarded police academy in Colombias capital on Thursday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens in an attack that recalled the bloodiest chapters of the countrys drug-fueled guerrilla conflict. The scene outside (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Indian Guru Ram Rahim gets life term
Special CBI judge in Panchkula, Jagdeep Singh yesterday, awarded life term to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and three others for the 2002 murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati, the editor of Poora Sach newspaper. (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Barcelona reaches Copa quarters but could be disqualified
Barcelona earned a spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey on Thursday, but its continued participation in the tournament remains under threat. Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele led Barcelona to a comfortable 3-0 win over Levante at Camp (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou
Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou RF on Thursday. The 31-year-old Belgian international will cost the Chinese Super League (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Warner to play two more BPL matches
After Steven Smith, his former deputy David Warners BPL journey is set to come to an abrupt end following the announcement of Cricket Australia which disclosed that an elbow injury will keep David Warner out of Sylhet Sixers BPL campaign from (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Moody urges top order to step up
Rangpur Riders coach Tom Moody urged his side to take the pressure off from Rilee Rossouw who almost single-handedly drives the side in every game. Rossouw is the highest scorer for Riders amongst their much-vaunted batting line up that also (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Prince Philip, queen's husband, uninjured after car accident
Queen Elizabeth IIs husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured. Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine. The (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
De Villiers in Sylhet to make BPL debut
Amid much enthusiasm South African great AB de Villiers joined Rangpur Riders yesterday to take part in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for the first time in his career. The team management informed that de Villiers, adorably called as Mr. 360 (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Vitamin-A Plus campaign postponed
The government has postponed the National Vitamin-A Plus campaign scheduled for Saturday. The Institute of Public Health Nutrition on Thursday said it put on hold the National Vitamin-A Plus campaign for unavoidable reasons. The new date for the (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
41st production to celebrate 41st founding anniversary
To celebrate the 41st founding anniversary, theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad will stage a special show of its 41st production Gunjan Bibir Pala today at 7pm at the Baily Roads Mahila Samity Mancha in the capital. The troupe will turn 42 on (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Curtain falls on DIFF today
The 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) with the theme Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society will end today. Rainbow Film Society, which has been dedicated to the promotion of a healthy cine culture in Bangladesh and in (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
PM voices strong warning against graft at field level
Reaffirming her governments tough stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the Public Administration Ministry to issue a strong warning against graft by field-level administrations. Your specific directives must (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
BNP won’t take part in UZ polls with party symbol
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is unlikely to take part in the forthcoming upazila parishad elections with the sheaf of paddy symbol under the present government, according to party sources. BNP leaders think they were deceived by the (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
Adviser Salman urges business owners to pay taxes properly
Prime Ministers Private Sector Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman has urged the business owners to pay taxes properly to increase the governments revenue. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the 14th Bangladesh International (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
87pc varsity students lack knowledge of SC directives
The majority of university students and professionals are not aware of the directions of the Supreme Court (SC) to prevent sexual harassment that were issued in 2009, according to a study conducted by ActionAid Bangladesh. The study, titled (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019
May survives no confidence vote
British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence in her government by a margin of 19 votes, thanks to the backing of the 10 members of the DUP. But the PM saw off a bid to remove her government from power by 325 to 306 votes, (...)
The Independent - 18 January 2019



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