Archive for October, 2015

Woman, child drown as migrant boat sinks off Lesbos

A migrant woman and a child drowned off the Greek island of Lesbos after their boat sank, police said Wednesday, adding 45 other passengers had been rescued…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Emerging market currencies rebound against dollar

Asian currencies from the South Korean won to Malaysian ringgit strengthened against the dollar Wednesday with confidence returning to trading floors as regional equity markets recovered after a global rout…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

The giant millstone of the federal budget

THOSE who have read George Orwell’s 1984 remember the frequent — or rather incessant — rocket fire that occurred throughout Oceania. Destruction was always imminent and so commonplace that citizens took it in stride…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Op-Ed


The Anonymous
By: Kala Kendra
Time: 3pm to 8pm…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Theatre/Films, Timeout

British team visits parliament chamber

The visiting 23-member British parliamentary delegation, headed by Anne Main MP, visited the Bangladesh parliament chamber and its library on Wednesday…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Market Disclosures

The board of directors has recommended 30 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on June 30. Date of AGM: 08.12.2015, Time: 11:00am, Venue: Hotel Amari Dhaka..

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Portugal drops tax fraud probe against Scolari

Portuguese authorities have closed a tax fraud probe into former Brazil and Portgual football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari after he paid three million euros ($3.4 million), officials said…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports


The Iranian foreign minister’s reported handshake with US president Barack Obama triggered chants of ‘Death to America’ in Tehran’s parliament Wednesday and a warning against ‘another kind of spying’…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News