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Labors Live In Death Valley PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Ship Breaking Yard

Towhidul Alam

Huge casualty occurs causing loss of lives every year in Chittagong Ship Breaking Yard.

There is no Safety measure for the labors. An alarming statistics shows such casualties left around 600 workers killed and another three thousand injured or disabled in the last 15 years.

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Farewell to outgoing Chairman of Ctg Labor Court PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Staff Reporter

A ceremony was held to bid farewell to outgoing chairman of Chittagong Labour Court Md. Mokter Ahmed in the district yesterday.

Advocate Humayan Kabir, a senior lawyer presided over the function.

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2 more PBCP men killed PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Shootout with Rab

Two more PBCP men were killed in an exchange of gunfire with Rapid Action Batallion members in Pabna early Monday, a RAB officer said, reports bdnews24.com.

Rab said the two dead men, Mohammad Swapon (31) from Swargram and Jahurul Islam (30) from Baukola, Ataikula, belonged to the outlawed militant outfit Purbo Bangla Communist Party (ML-Janajuddho).
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Torres goal gives Spain European title PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

REUTERS, VIENNA - Striker Fernando Torres's brilliantly executed first-half goal gave Spain a deserved 1-0 victory over Germany on Sunday as they were crowned European champions for the first time in 44 years.

Spain dominated a thrilling, end-to-end Euro 2008 final and could have won by a far more convincing margin, but Torres's 33rd minute strike was enough to bring them their first major title since their 1964 Euro success on home soil.
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Stocks close mixed PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Bdnews24.com

Indices on the country's twin bourses ended mixed Monday, amid investors' continued disappointment from the previous day over the market regulator's moves to bar mutual funds from declaring stock dividends.

Share prices gained during the first half of trade, but fell in the midday sessions on increased selling, an official of brokerage house IDLC Securities said.
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Polls without any one party will still be meaningful: JP leader PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Bdnews24.com

An election without one party participating will not be a meaningless or undemocratic exercise, said a senior Jatiya Party leader Monday.

Following the party's dialogue session with the government, JP acting chairman Anisul Islam Mahmud said: "The idea that the election would not be meaningful if a party does not participate is completely undemocratic thinking."
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Rahimafrooz launches 24-hour CNG stations PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

Automotive and industrial battery manufacturer Rahimafrooz Group has launched uninterrupted refill services for CNG-run vehicles, reports bdnews24.com.

The company, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the SAARC region, are offering 24-hour service and electronic billing in stations under their 'Quikfill' logo.
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Oil prices surge to record heights near $144 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

AFP, LONDON  - Oil prices hit record high points close to 144 dollars per barrel on Monday as the dollar fell further and amid a conference and protests staged in response to soaring crude, analysts said.

Brent North Sea crude reached a historic peak of 143.91 dollars a barrel and New York light sweet crude struck an all-time high of 143.67 dollars.
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Dollar down, gold up in Europe PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008

AP, LONDON -- The U.S. dollar was lower against other currencies in European trading Monday. Gold rose.

The euro traded at $1.5805, up from $1.5775 late Friday in New York.
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