Ming Class Attack Submarine in Bangladesh navy

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Bangladesh took delivery on Monday of its first submarines, bought from China, as it seeks to boost its naval power in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh paid a reported $203 million for the two submarines, a deal that reflects the country’s growing economic and defence ties with Beijing. Armed forces spokeswoman Taposhi Rabeya said they would become part of the country’s naval fleet at the beginning of next year. The Ming-class submarines (Type 035) are medium sized diesel-electric submarines. In the 1960s China reverse engineered the Russian Romeo Class into…

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Nobel peace prize winner Juan Manuel Santos – President of Colombia

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The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, has won the Nobel peace prize for his work on a peace deal voted down in a referendum this week. Award comes despite peace deal being voted down in a referendum Read more Santos and the leader of the Farc rebel group, Rodrigo Londoño, known as Timochenko, were both considered leading contenders for the prize after signing a peace deal last month to end 52 years of war. But their chances seemed to have been dealt a fatal blow by the referendum last Sunday…

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WATER CRISIS IN BANGLADESH- By Karen B. Roberts

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Overpumping in Dhaka may threaten regional groundwater resources outside the city A new paper by the University of Delaware’s Holly Michael and Mahfuzur Khan and colleagues, out today in Nature Communications, reveals that overpumping of groundwater in Dhaka, Bangladesh, may have unforeseen consequences for citizens living in communities outside the city center. With a population of over 15 million people, Dhaka — the capital of Bangladesh — is considered a mega-city and shares many of the water management problems common to other major cities. While efforts are made to sustain…

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Elon Musk Spacex – Spaceship traveling Mars in 80 Days

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Today, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Mars vehicle — the spaceship his company plans to build to transport the first colonists to Mars. The spaceship is meant to launch from Earth on top of the booster and then travel the rest of the way on its own to the Red Planet. Entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for establishing a human colony on Mars for people that can afford a $200,000 ticket price. Mr Musk, who founded private spaceflight company SpaceX, was speaking at theInternational Astronautical Congress (IAC)…

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Trump’s good start, Clinton’s awesome endings – Presidential Debate 2016

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed Monday in their first head-to-head debate of the general election was really entertaining , at the beginning  on economic planning section Trump was specific and pointed out some key point where clinton answer was in abstract manner . But later clinton was key player in the debate , while trump interrupted clinton so many times . In a relentlessly antagonistic debate, Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed over trade, the Iraq war, his refusal to release his tax returns and her use of…

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Bangladesh is safer than India for Business : Maplecroft Civil Unrest Index

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A United Kingdom Based research firm  Maplecroft  Civil Unrest Index show that Bangladesh is much safer than India to do  Business . Some recent political violence trigger the 6th position of Bangladesh in the index but its neighbour India have higher risk factor for business investment  . France which has been grappling with political protests and has seen major terror strikes in last two years stands at 16th position. No European country is in the top ten positions. Bangladesh at 6th where India 4th-  is better placed than India. Even Nigeria,…

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Britain still rocks after Brexit

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The latest quarterly GDP figures, showing stronger growth than expected, are the latest to belie predictions of a post-referendum meltdown. Certainly, the worst predictions of the Remain campaign in last month’s referendum have not materialised; but these statistics are inevitably backward-looking and tell us little about what is to come.   Almost 60 transactions totalling $34.5 billion have been struck by foreign companies for British firms since June 23, according to Thomson Reuters data, compared with 79 deals amounting to $4.3 billion in the month leading up to the vote.

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