Tuesday, February 27

Day: September 8, 2014

New vista of Tokyo-Dhaka partnership
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New vista of Tokyo-Dhaka partnership

New vista of Tokyo-Dhaka partnership Speedy follow-up and implementation key News Desk: The major elements of the Joint Statement on the outcome of the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo  Abe to Bangladesh sound clearly target-specific, programmatic and visionary. As these spell out shared  intent, understanding and decisions  at highest  political level   the rhetoric phase enters the substantive one.Now these fall squarely  on  the bureaucracies and private sector leaders   to follow through ,coordinate and  implement   the decisions. We  have often made a good start   but  when it came to follow-up measures we would be found wanting .The speed and competence with    which we meet our part of the bargain can make all the difference between  a  half-way house and a  fully  gainfu...
‘Meteorite’ smashes into Nicaraguan capital
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‘Meteorite’ smashes into Nicaraguan capital

'Meteorite' smashes into Nicaraguan capital AFP/Presidencia - El 19 Digital/AFP - A Nicaraguan soldier checks the site where an alleged meteorite struck, in Managua, on September 7, 2014 A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a small meteorite, officials said Sunday.Amazingly, in a sprawling city of 1.2 million people, the impact near the international airport did not cause any known injuries, but it did leave a crater measuring 12 meters (39 feet) across and was felt throughout the capital late on Saturday.Nicaraguan authorities believe it was a piece of the small asteroid dubbed "2014 RC," which passed very close to Earth on Sunday and was estimated by astronomers to be about 20 meters ...