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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Self-proclaimed leader Nasim urges the government not to hold dialogues with Khaleda Zia

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Self-proclaimed leader of ‘real BNP’ Kamrul Hassan Nasim has announced that his party will pull off a surprise on Feb 6. Nasim, who the BNP has dismissed as insane, recently urged party Chairperson Khaleda Zia and Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique ...

Apple profit ‘biggest in history’

January 28th, 2015 (0)
US technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. Apple reported a net profit of $18bn (£11.8bn) in its fiscal first quarter, which tops the $15.9bn made by ExxonMobil in the second quarter ...

“Investors yet to be protected” says capital market analyst

January 28th, 2015 (0)
The separation of ownership and management has been done on Bangladesh’s stock exchanges, but analysts say that has not improved quality of investor protection as yet.   Demutualisation of stock exchanges in Bangladesh, one of the recommendations to bring ...

PM tells police to stop violence at any cost

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked police to take stern action to stop violence during the ongoing BNP-sponsored transport blockade across Bangladesh. She told top police officials at a meeting in her office on Tuesday to control the ongoing ...

Karim Miské: ‘The Charlie Hebdo terror echoed my book Arab Jazz’

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Karim Miské is a film-maker and thriller writer, who owns part of a restaurant in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. His book “Arab Jazz”, a multiple prize-winner in France which will appear in Britain next month, is set in ...

Spinner Narine withdraws from Windies World Cup Squad

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies squad for next’s month World Cup requesting more time to correct his suspect bowling action, its board has confirmed. The West Indies Cricket Board’a (WICB) announcement Tuesday comes after former ...

Greece will not default – PM Tsipras

January 28th, 2015 (0)
New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its debts. Addressing his first cabinet meeting since Sunday’s victory, Mr Tsipras said he would negotiate with creditors over the €240bn (£179bn; $270bn) bailout. “We won’t get ...

Indian fashion royalty descends on the UK at Aashni + Co Wedding Show in association with Zouch & Lamare

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Indian fashion royalty descended on London’s iconic Dorchester hotel, Mayfair on Sunday 25th January to present their latest bridal and couture collections at the UK’s most high fashion Indian bridal exhibition – Aashni + Co Wedding Show in association with Zouch & Lamare – one of ...

The Harry Potter locations you can visit

January 28th, 2015 (0)
The Harry Potter tour at Warner Bros Studio has announced that it will be undergoing a 20,000ft expansion to include the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and a complete recreation of the famous Platform 9 ¾. The Hogwarts Express used in filming, ...

Is virtual reality the future of news? Documentaries go 360-degrees as three are launched in one day

January 28th, 2015 (0)
Three companies today launched virtual reality-enabled news documentaries, hoping that the 360-degree films can lure back people turned off by conventional news. One of the apps was made by Vice News, in partnership with digital artist Chris Milk and ...
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