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The U.S. Navy Has Taken Delivery of Its Most Advanced Destroyer Ever

Mike Schuler   The U.S. Navy Has Taken Delivery of Its Most Advanced Destroyer Ever – gCaptain The Navy on Friday accepted delivery of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation multi-mission surface destroyers. DDG 1000 is designed for operations in the littorals (close to shore) and land attack, and […]

Rebecca Suhrawardi In one of the most watched Ted Talks of all time, fashion model Cameron Russell said, ”I won a genetic lottery and I am the recipient of a legacy.” By legacy—she means “health, youth, symmetry and all that we are biologically programmed to like”—but also a legacy that values tall, slender figures and […]

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Crops on 54,000 hectares affected by Roanu People remain under open sky in Bhola on Monday as Cyclone Roanu hit the coastal district on Saturday, leaving their homes ravaged. Thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Roanu that ravaged the Chittagong-Noakhali coasts on Saturday could not return to their badly damaged homesteads till Monday evening and […]

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Guests attend a commemoration meeting on Sadeq Khan organised by Democratic Movement at National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday. Ganashasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury on Monday bemoaned that the army men in 1975 had not only made a terrible mistake by killing Bangabandhu but also done an unfair job by taking his body to […]

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With bowling coach Heath Streak’s contract about to end, Bangladesh Cricket Board is looking for a suitable replacement for the former Zimbabwean fast bowler. BCB Cricket Operations Committee Chairman Akram Khan said the board was targetting Sri Lanka’s Champaka Ramanayake, Chaminda Vaas, Pakistan’s Aaqib Javed and India’s Venkatesh Prasad as Streak’s replacement. Streak has applied […]

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Assam chief minister-designate Sonowal says completion of citizens’ register will be priority In a bid to put an end to infiltration into Assam, India will completely seal its borders with Bangladesh within the next two years, Assam’s chief minister-to-be Sarbananda Sonowal said here. “Home Minister Rajnath Singh had given a two-year time frame for permanent […]

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Large investments are required in power and energy and other big infrastructural sectors in order to achieve a sustainable 7 percent economic growth rate, and foreign investors can take the opportunity, said a local banker. “As Bangladesh economy is forecast to grow by 7 percent in the coming years, an ambitious public infrastructure investment programme […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy speaks at a commemorative meeting of late journalist Sadeq Khan at National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday. Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Monday said there is a chance of creating another January 11 episode and politicians may land in jail altogether in […]

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Nurjahan Begum, the Editor of the Indian subcontinent’s first women’s weekly magazine ‘Begum’, has died. She was 91. The family said she passed away at a hospital in Dhaka around 10am on Monday. The leading lady in women’s journalism in Bangladesh was buried at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard at Mirpur later in the evening after […]

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Bangladesh will counter terrorism and violent extremism jointly with the United States in the backdrop of the growing interest of Washington to have a concrete partnership with Dhaka to tackle the global spread of terrorism. “We always say that terrorism is a global threat. This is not only in Bangladesh. The threat is more or […]

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