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Foreign govts raise pressure on Malaysia over scandals

Malaysia may have absolved its prime minister in a huge corruption scandal, but foreign authorities investigating suspicious global fund flows are making clear the affair is far from over and that the net may be tightening…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Nepal captain accused of being over aged

Raju Rijal, the current skipper of the Nepal Under-19 side finally replied to the ‘over-age’ allegation of Kaustub Pawar, a former India Under-23 and current Mumbai First-Class cricketer, reports cricwizz.com…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

China grapples with contradictions over currency

China is struggling to reconcile its push for economic reforms and a freely traded currency with curbing massive outflows of capital sparked by worries over its slowing economy — and a lack of communication is fuelling fear…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
The world will go crazy over Deepika’s role in XXX: Diesel

The world will go crazy over Deepika’s role in XXX: Diesel

Vin Diesel who will star opposite Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone recently revealed his desire to work with the 30-year-old Bajairao Mastani actor, reports India Today…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Govt worried over aggressive Chinese lobby to bag projects

The government has instructed all ministries and divisions to set up committees to scrutinise the value and quality of goods purchased under government-to-government deals…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
US, EU in row over MNCs’ tax probes: report

US, EU in row over MNCs’ tax probes: report

The United States has attacked high-profile EU tax probes into America-based multinational companies as unfair and encroaching on the US government’s right to tax them, the Financial Times reported Saturday…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Iran flies drone over US aircraft carrier

Iran flew a surveillance drone over a US aircraft carrier and took ‘precise’ photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday. An American official declined to comment on the claim…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Japan minister quits over graft claims in blow to PM

Japan’s economy minister resigned Thursday over a corruption scandal, dealing a blow to prime minister Shinzo Abe as he looks to build support for a massive trade deal and changes to the country’s constitution…

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Migrants and refugees walk near the village of Miratovac after crossing into Serbia via the Macedonian border on Wednesday. — AFP photo

MIGRANT CRISIS : EU threatens Greece over border controls

Greece has ‘seriously neglected’ its obligations to control the external frontier of Europe’s passport-free Schengen zone, the European Commission says in a draft report…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Six Paris schools evacuated over bomb threat

Six prestigious schools in central Paris were evacuated on Tuesday after anonymous calls claiming that bombs had been hidden in the buildings, the police and the school authority said…

Regulator criticises Tesco over supplier treatment

Supermarket giant Tesco was in ‘serious’ breach of industry regulations in the run-up to an accounting scandal that has rocked Britain’s biggest retailer, the sector’s ombudsman ruled Tuesday…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Malaysia PM cleared over $681m gift

Malaysia PM cleared over $681m gift

The Saudi royal family was the source of a $681 million ‘donation’ that has engulfed Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak in scandal, his attorney general said on Tuesday, clearing the premier of graft allegations…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Google to face grilling by MPs over tax deal

A UK parliamentary committee will invite Google to testify about a back tax deal under which it will pay 130 million pounds to settle claims covering a 10-year period – an amount the opposition Labour party has described as derisory…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

SA ban Bodi for 20 years over match-fixing

Former South African international cricketer Gulam Bodi was on Monday banned for 20 years after he admitted charges of contriving or attempting to fix domestic Twenty20 matches…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

EU SUSTAINABILITY COMPACT REVIEW : Govt may face question over unfair labour practices

The government has failed to establish an effective and transparent mechanism for real-time resolution of labour disputes and to address unfair labour practices as per the commitments it made to the EU Sustainability Compact for ensuring workers rights, labour rights groups alleged…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Mamun, Rajib take over BSPA

Mustafa Mamun and Rejwan-Uz Zaman Rajib have been elected respectively as the president and general secretary of Bangladesh Sports Press Association…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Confusion over DSE index fall as most scrips gain

Dhaka stocks fell sharply on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, after rebalancing of Dhaka Stock Exchange’s key index, DSEX, despite rise in most traded scrips raising confusion among capital market stakeholders over index calculation…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

McLean asks fans not to judge him over assault charge

American Pie singer Don McLean has asked his fans not to judge him, after he was arrested earlier this week on a charge of domestic violence assault. In a statement on his official website, McLean blamed ‘hard emotional times for my wife, my children and me’…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Zika virus panic over birth defects

With the sting of a mosquito bite and a fever, many pregnant women may not know that they caught the Zika virus—until it strikes their unborn child…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Movement over pay scale out of ignorance: Muhith

Finance minister AMA Muhith reiterated on Wednesday said the movement of public servants against the new pay scale was triggered by ‘ignorance’. He said the public officials launched a movement without being fully informed about the new pay scale…

January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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