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  • Tanners want market to fix hide price

    September 29, 2014 12:42 PM 29

    They have cited falling international prices, slump in demand, closure of leather goods factories in importing countries, and a multiplicity of taxes as reasons for their latest stance. But small hide traders fear the tannery owners would influence market prices since they are the main buyers of rawhide. Tannery owners and the government will hold talks

  • DU ‘Gha’ unit results out, 16.55% pass rate

    September 29, 2014 12:30 PM 27

    Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique announced the results on Monday afternoon at the central admission office. In the admission test held on Sept 26, 87,203 candidates appeared for the exams under ‘Gha’ unit. Of them, 18,320 candidates cleared the test. The success rate is 16.55 percent. Of the successful candidates, 1416 will be enrolled now. Apart

  • 36 feared dead on Japan volcano

    September 29, 2014 12:06 PM 24

    Rescuers at the peak of Mount Ontake, now an eerie moonscape under a thick layer of gray ash, on Monday found what may be five new victims of Saturday's eruption at Japan's second-highest active volcano. The eruption of the 3,067-metre (10,062-feet) peak, 200 km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, took place as the popular hiking site was packed with climbers

  • Protesters defiant amid HK stand-off

    September 29, 2014 12:06 PM 30

    China wagged its finger at the student protesters, and warned against any foreign interference as they massed again in business and tourist districts of the city in the late afternoon. "Hong Kong is China's Hong Kong," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying defiantly told a news briefing in Beijing. The unrest, the worst in Hong Kong since China resumed

  • Narayanganj murder probe team talking to RAB director general

    September 29, 2014 10:30 AM 32

    His interrogation began at 2:30pm Monday at committee chief Shahjahan Ali Molla’s office at the Secretariat. The committee was formed on May 7 on the High Court orders. It has been tasked to find if the law enforcers were involved in the murders in any way or whether they neglected to find the abductees alive. The probe team earlier had questioned RAB Additional

  • Humans use dominant hand as a constant perceptual 'ruler'

    September 29, 2014 10:22 AM 35

    This suggests that our bodies are used as perceptual metrics, meaning that we are more likely to attribute changes in the perceived size of the hand to changes in the world. “Instead of thinking that our hand has become bigger, we are more likely to think that the world around the hand has become smaller instead,” explained Sally Linkenauger, psychological

  • Baptist church aiding separatists: Tripura MP

    September 29, 2014 10:14 AM 35

    “Church, mosque or temple should not be utilized for the vested interest of the political parties to achieve political goal. A microscopic section of the Baptist churches are backing the separatists and we are upset with that,” accused Jitendra Chowdhury, Tripura’s former Forest Minister and now the CPI(M)'s chief whip in Lok Sabha. According to him, the IPFT (Indigenous

  • Not just VIPs!

    September 29, 2014 9:50 AM 41

    Hoque said 270 new rail coaches will be inducted into the Bangladesh railways soon to improve services. He denied charges that VIPs are often provided tickets beyond their assigned quota of five percent of the total tickets on offer. Hoque said it was not true that only VIPs could get tickets from ministers and secretaries. "They all help common people

  • Rooney apologises for red card incident

    September 29, 2014 9:26 AM 35

    "It was probably the right decision," Rooney was quoted as saying on the BBC website. "Of course I did (apologise)." Rooney, who said he would not appeal the decision, will be unavailable for his club until the derby against Manchester City on Nov. 2 as he received an automatic three-match ban for the dismissal. Rooney's challenge was described as "crazy

  • Aus aid to focus more on education in Bangladesh

    September 29, 2014 9:22 AM 34

    According to its High Commission in Dhaka, in this fiscal it will spend AUD 32.6 million on education, which is over one-third of the Australia’s total aid spending in Bangladesh. Education is a “cornerstone” of Australia’s aid programme in Bangladesh, the high commission says in a media release on Monday. The main focus is primary education, but there