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Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

Global requests for SSR for airline passengers nearly double

• Little-known SSR code, DPNA 1, can be used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance • Many airlines offer support to meet passengers’ individual needs once alerted via the SSR code • Use of the code on flights booked through Travelport has increased 89% since the launch of its Travel Unified ... Read More »

Saif SC reach final eliminating Dhaka Abahani 5-0

Dhaka – Saif Sporting Club reached final of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament eliminating Dhaka Abahani Limited by 5-0 goals in the 2nd semifinal at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday. In the day’s goal-fest match, Shakib Bepari made the hat-trick scoring 38th, 67th and 85th minutes respectively and Sujon Mahat and Taj Uddin scored one goal each in the ... Read More »

Show ‘evidence’ Iran attacked Saudi oil facility: Rouhani

NEW YORK, (BSS/AFP) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani challenged countries who accused Iran of carrying out this month’s attack on a Saudia Arabian oil facility to provide evidence. “Those who make the allegations must provide the needed proof. What is your evidence?” he told reporters in New York, a day after addressing the UN General Assembly. The United States, France, ... Read More »

Half of survivors don’t monitor their cholesterol regularly

Thousand Oaks, Calif., – Media OutReach – 27 September 2019 – In recognition of World Heart Day on Sunday, September 29, Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGEN) today released findings from a global survey that evaluated worldwide heart attack survivors’ perceptions and awareness of the connection between cholesterol and cardiovascular (CV) events. Read More »

Glimpses: Leaders at the UN, in their own words

United Nations, SEP 27 (AP/UNB) — Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world. That’s what the speechmaking at the U.N. General Assembly invariably produces each year. And each year, certain enormous topics and certain louder voices dominate. Read More »

25 politicians complete `Young Leaders Fellowship Program’

Dhaka: Twenty-five young political leaders affiliated with Bangladesh Awami League (AL), Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jatiya Party (JaPa) graduated on Thursday from the `Young Leaders Fellowship Program.’ Democracy International (DI) awarded the young leaders with graduation certificates during the ceremony held at the Golden Tulip The Grandmark Dhaka. Read More »

Why radical right no longer exclusive domain of older, male voters

by Caroline Marie Lancaster on 26th September 2019 The typical radical-right voter is often assumed to be older and male, with conservative views on women’s and LGBT rights—an assumption which should now be reassessed. Today’s European radical right is rife with contradiction. Once the electoral home of working-class men, disillusioned with the decline of industry and the rapid entry of ... Read More »

দূর্নীতির শিকর দূর্বৃত্তায়ন বন্ধ করতে হবে -মাওলানা নেজামী

ইসলামী ঐক্যজোটের চেয়ারম্যান ও বাংলাদেশ নেজামে ইসলাম পার্টির সভাপতি মাওলানা আবদুল লতিফ নেজামী বলেছেন দূর্নীতির শিকর হচ্ছে রাজনৈতিক দূর্বৃত্তায়ন । দূর্নীতি বিরোধী অভিযানে আটক রাজনৈতিক অঙ্গনের কয়েকজনের দূর্নীতি উন্মোচন হওয়ায় রাজনৈতিক দূর্বৃত্তায়নের ভয়াবহ চিত্র ফুটে উঠেছে। Read More »

The place that shaped me —Michelle

When I think back to some of the earliest days of my childhood, I remember moments like this—my brother Craig and I, smiling outside on the South Side of Chicago. It was there, in a diverse and changing neighborhood, that I began a journey that took me to settings I never could have imagined at that age. It’s the place ... Read More »