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Minister's comments leads divided quota reform protesters to unite in Dhaka

10 Apr 2018 | 9:49 PM

Dhaka, Apr 10 ( UNI) After an eventful day filled with dramatic turn in their agitation
for reforms to quota system in government jobs, the split factions of protesting students
and job-seekers have joined forces
The leaders of the protesters said they have backtracked on their decision to postpone the
demonstration following the demand of the students and in protest against Agriculture
Minister Matia Chowdhury's remarks on the protesters and Finance Minister AMA
Muhith’s comments on reforming the quota system.

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Perpetrators of crimes against Rohingyas must face justice: British envoy

10 Apr 2018 | 9:41 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Apr 10 (UNI) British High Commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake on Tuesday said the perpetrators of atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state must be accountable for their crimes, as Rohingyas deserved justice, being victims of the mayhem.

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Trade war is like treating flu with chemotherapy: Jack Ma

10 Apr 2018 | 4:47 PM

Boao (China), April 10 (UNI) It's normal for the world's two biggest economies --US and China -- to have problems with trade, but tackling them with a trade war is just like treating a flu with chemotherapies, says founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

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China to make investment environment more attractive, says President Xi

China to make investment environment more attractive, says President Xi

10 Apr 2018 | 4:03 PM

Boao (China), April 10 (UNI) China will significantly lower the import tariffs for vehicles and some other products this year and improve the investment environment for foreign investors, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.

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Trump sees meeting with North Korean leader in May or early June

Trump sees meeting with North Korean leader in May or early June

10 Apr 2018 | 3:23 PM

Washington, April 10 (UNI) US President Donald Trump expects to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in May or early June and make a deal on denuclearising the Korean peninsula.

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Healing the mental scars of violence in northeastern Nigeria

10 Apr 2018 | 1:51 PM

Abuja (Nigeria), Apr 10 (UNI).

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Mexico expands access to generics, reducing spending on drugs

10 Apr 2018 | 1:48 PM

Mexico City, Apr 10 (UNI) Reyna is a 56-year-old Mexico City resident who manages a restaurant at a bus terminal in Venustiano Carranza Colony, on the city’s east side.

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60 hurt at JU in police lathicharge

09 Apr 2018 | 10:08 PM

Dhaka, Apr 9 ( UNI) At least 60 students were injured as the police charge baton against quota protesters to disperse them on Dhaka-Aricha highway near the Jahangirnagar University campus.

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Indian Foreign Secretary discusses Rohingya, but no progress on Teesta

09 Apr 2018 | 9:57 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Apr 9 ( UNI) India’s visiting foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale said on Monday that New Delhi is working hard internally to resolve the outstanding issues with Bangladesh.

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India, Bangladesh sign 6 MoUs

India, Bangladesh sign 6 MoUs

09 Apr 2018 | 9:44 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman Dhaka, Apr 9 ( UNI) India and Bangladesh on Monday signed six MOUs to strengthen development cooperation between the two countries. Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale and his Bangladesh counterpart M Shahidul Haque witnessed the signing of the documents at state guesthouse Padma here after a bilateral meeting between them.

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China, India to be economic booster for Asia, world

09 Apr 2018 | 6:57 PM

Boao (China), Apr 9 (UNI) Backed by strong growth in China and India, Asia will remain the fastest growing economy in the world in the next 20 years or even to the middle of this century, says Dai Xianglong, China’s former central bank governor.

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India, B'desh sign deals worth around Rs 39 cr

09 Apr 2018 | 6:34 PM

Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNI) New Delhi and Dhaka strengthened their co-operation in the sectors of Education and Road development by signing two deals worth around Rs 38.

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(Reopen) External-India-Bangladesh two last

09 Apr 2018 | 5:42 PM

Four of the MoUs are on the friendship pipeline between Numaligarh and Parbatipur, cooperation between Prasar Bharati and Bangladesh BETAR, installation of an ICCR Urdu Chair in Dhaka University and an Addendum to the GCNEP-BAEC Interagency Agreement.

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India, Bangladesh ink 129.5 km oil pipeline deal

09 Apr 2018 | 5:29 PM

Dhaka, Apr 9 (UNI) India and Bangladesh on Monday signed an agreement on a 129.

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China's military unveils new border defence equipment

09 Apr 2018 | 4:33 PM

Beijing, Apr 9 (UNI) China's People's Liberation Army has strengthened border defence by developing new types of equipment that can be used in all climatic conditions, including those with extremes of temperature and topography.

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