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Pedestrian killed being hit by bus at Gulistan

Dhaka- An unidentified man was killed as a passenger bus hit him in front of Hotel Imperial at Gulistan in the city on Sunday. Police said a passenger bus of “ Khaja Paribahan” hit the unidentified man, aged around 35, in front of the hotel around 3:00 pm, leaving him injured. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital ... Read More »

Dubai deports Swedish woman who ‘insulted’ airport officials

A Swedish national who attempted to enter Dubai on an expired passport and later “insulted” airport officials was deported with all the charges dropped against her. The Dubai Public Prosecution has completed investigations and closed the case, Esam Issa Al Humaidan, attorney general of Dubai said. The incident started when Ellie Hollman arrived in Dubai airport with her daughter from ... Read More »

Saudi wealth fund has shown no interest in bankrolling Tesla buyout

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has shown no interest so far in financing Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk’s proposed $72 billion deal to take the U.S. electric car maker private, despite acquiring a minority stake in the company this year, two sources familiar with the matter said. The 47-year-old investor and engineer stunned financial markets when he said on ... Read More »

Mondelēz Int’l establishes operations in Bangladesh

Dhaka, August 11 – Mondelēz International Friday announced that it has established operations in Bangladesh, expanding the company’s presence in South Asia. The company set up its country headquarters in Dhaka, marking its entry into Bangladesh, the eighth most populous country in the world with around 160 million consumers. Read More »