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Day: March 19, 2016

This is how to see everyone who has ever rejected you on Facebook
ENGLISH, Technology

This is how to see everyone who has ever rejected you on Facebook

    While there may be a few that are still fresh in your mind, you can now see all the people in the history of Facebook who decided they didn’t want to accept your friendship online, and clicked to reject your request. If you’re in the mood to unnecessarily torture yourself, the trick is quick and easy to do, and will reveal a list of all the people that either ignored or rejected your friend requests in a matter of seconds. Here’s how to do it: 1. First, hover over the toolbar at the top of Facebook and click on the Friend Requests icon. 2. Your friend requests box will pop up. At the bottom, click "See all." 3. Click "View Sent Requests" towards the top left of the page. Once the offending list has been revealed, you can either celebrate the fact that no one has ever rejec...
Shahjalal Airport security deal with British company by Mar 21
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Shahjalal Airport security deal with British company by Mar 21

    The government will sign a deal with a British security company by March 21 to ensure security screening at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, the civil aviation minister said today. The minister did not however reveal name of the company. The British company will also provide training to security officials, Minister Rashed Khan Menon has said while talking to reporters at the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (Caab) office today. Redline Assured Security is expected to get the contract for airport security screening at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for two years at a cost of Tk 75 crore. After completing all formalities including TPP (Technical Project Proposal) the deal will be made on Monday, the minister said. Earlier, a high-profile steer...
Refugee crisis: Turkish coastguard attacks boat packed with migrants
ENGLISH, Europe

Refugee crisis: Turkish coastguard attacks boat packed with migrants

    Channel 4 News's footage from the Aegean Sea (Picture: [copyright]) The Turkish coastguard attacked a flimsy dinghy packed with men, women and children in a bid to prevent it reaching Greece, it has been claimed. Footage filmed by Channel 4 News in the Aegean appeared to show members of the coastguard repeatedly striking the boat with sticks in order to break its engine. One young woman was hit on the head, according to those on board. After failing to cut the motor, the coastguard crew revved their vessel’s engine to create a huge wake, in what film-makers said they believed was an attempt to sink the boat. The allegations will exacerbate concerns about the treatment of refugees by Turkey. While the country has won international praise for accepting an estimated 2.7 milli...
Khaleda opens party council amid festivity: BNP unveils plan for rainbow natio’ by 2030
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Khaleda opens party council amid festivity: BNP unveils plan for rainbow natio’ by 2030

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia inaugurated her party’s sixth national council amid a festive atmosphere in the city on Saturday morning. BNP Chairperson today unveiled her party’s Vision 2030 Plan to turn the country into a rainbow nation to create a political culture where all people of varying opinions can coexist peacefully. Khaleda, the widow of party founder Ziaur Rahman, opened the council by hoisting the national flag at 10:48 am at Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh. She also released a bunch of balloons and pigeons. The inaugural session started through recitation of verses from the holy Quran. The session will end with the speech of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, to be followed by lunch. The second and important session of the council will start at 3 pm. Around 30,0...
These are the 9 biggest risks facing the world
ENGLISH, Extras

These are the 9 biggest risks facing the world

    2016 has been a challenging year for the world so far. Quotes in the article. Governments worldwide are trying to solve the puzzle of slowing growth, financial markets are struggling to find stability, and several major geopolitical crises are causing problems across the world. But exactly what are the biggest challenges facing humanity right now? To find out, we took a look at the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Risk index. The EIU takes a look at the biggest problems facing the world, and gives each one a score out of 25, with 25 being the highest possible score. The index is updated monthly to reflect changes in the global political and economic environment, and the March update, released on Wednesday night, includes some new and surprising risks. Check out what the ...