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  • Sheikh Hasina gets global women's leadership award

    Dhaka, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will receive the prestigious Global Women's Leadership Award in Sydney during her coming visit to Australia. Ms Hasina will visit Australia from Apr 26 to Apr 28 at the invitation of her counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said at a...

  • Ten people killed as van ploughs into a crowd in

    Toronto, : In Canada, at least ten people were killed and 15 others injured when a driver rammed his rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in downtown Toronto. The driver has been taken into custody. Police have not revealed any possible motive of the accused. It was not immediately clear if...

  • Immunization partners launch week-long campaign across Africa

    Antananarivo, The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African region, in collaboration with UNICEF, African Union and other partners, on Monday launched the eighth African Vaccination Week (AVW).The week-long campaign from April 23 to 29 under the theme: 'Vaccines work, Do your part!,' will...

  • Abdul Hamid to be sworn in as Bangladesh President for 2nd term

    Dhaka: Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid will be sworn in as head of the state for a second consecutive term on Tuesday.The sworn-in ceremony will take place at 1930 hrs and Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will administer oath of office to Mr Hamid at the Darbar Hall of...

  • Kathmandu crash report contradictory, says US-Bangla Airlines

    Dhaka, The US-Bangla Airlines on Sunday said there were contradictions in the report submitted by the Nepali Commission, charged with investigating the airplane crash in Kathmundu last month.'Despite our complete faith in everyone involved, we will say that the report does not cover all the...

  • China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead

    Beijing, Seventeen people have died in a dragon boat accident in southern China thought to have been caused by strong current, according to the media reports here.One of the long, narrow boats packed with paddlers overturned on Saturday and another arriving at the scene also capsized, TV...

  • World's oldest person – Japan's Nabi Tajima – dies aged 117

    Tokyo, The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.Nabi Tajima died of old age on Saturday evening in a hospital in the town of Kikai, southern Japan, according to Susumu Yoshiyuki – a health and welfare official in...

  • Female cops facing sexual harassment

    Islamabad: The Islamabad Police has been rocked by an unprecedented sex scandal that has sent shock waves all over the country, The News International report said.The women officials of the Islamabad Police have made allegations of harassment and sexual exploitation against some of their male...

  • Afghanistan: More than 30 deaths in attack in Kabul

    Kabul, A suicide bombing near a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 30 people, health officials said.Kabul's acting police chief, Mohammad Daoud Amin, said the assailant detonated his explosives at the doorway of the ID distribution centre in the capital at...

  • Modi to visit Nepal on May 11

    Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Kathmandu on May 11, according to the sources here.The media reports said that Modi was also expected to travel to Janakpur, an important religious centre in the Tarai plains and close to the border with Bihar. An official in the Nepal...

  • North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests', says Kim

    Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he has suspended all missile tests and will shut down a nuclear test site, A BBC News report said on Saturday."From 21 April, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the country's state news agency -- KCNA...

  • Prime Minister Modi confronted by angry protests in London

    Hundreds of noisy protesters greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he arrived in London on Wednesday, demonstrating over a rising tide of sexual violence at home, including two particularly brutal rapes. Holding placards reading "Modi go home" and "we stand against Modi's...

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