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Jul 31 2008 UK tightens visa rules for overseas students

UNB, London
The British Home Office has released new visa rules requiring international students to be fingerprinted and prove they have money to support themselves.The ministry says international students must also be sponsored by licensed educational institutions.Immigration and Border Minister Liam Byrne says the new criteria will help “crack down on bogus colleges.”Universities wanting to recruit [...]


Jul 31 2008 ইউরোপীয় ইউনিয়ন

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Jul 31 2008 Bangladesh Is Growing in Size

Scientists have been warning that global warming will soon put portions of Bangladesh under water, but new research published in Dhaka says the country actually has grown larger since the 1970s. [Read more]


Jul 30 2008 Balanced development of local govt. urged

Staff Reporter
Speakers at a roundtable in the city yesterday underlined the need for strengthening local government institutions by developing power at different tiers in such a way that they do not have contradictions with MPs or ministers.Addressing the roundtable on local government polls as chief guest, former chief election commissioner Justice Mohammed Abdur Rauf emphasised [...]


Jul 30 2008 শ্রীলংকা

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Jul 30 2008 CIA charges Pakistani intelligence is backing militants: report

A senior CIA official this month confronted Pakistani officials over ties between the country’s intelligence service and militants in the tribal areas, The New York Times reported today. [Read more]


Jul 29 2008 Prices of some essentials still high

Talha Bin Habib
The prices of some essential items are still high in the local markets despite significant fall of those in the international markets.Prices of soybean, onion and lentil (red musur) have come down appreciably in the international markets during the last few weeks, yet there is no any positive impact of it in the [...]


Jul 29 2008 নেপাল

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Jul 29 2008 6.1 quake shakes eastern Solomon Islands; no tsunami alert

A sharp, magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the eastern Solomon Islands on Tuesday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury, emergency officials said. [Read more]


Jul 28 2008 DCC polls in October

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