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AirAsia Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 28 December 2014 11:40

An AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, officials in the region and the budget carrier said.Flight QZ 8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with the Jakarta air traffic control tower at 6:17 a.m. (2317 GMT), Indonesian Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa told media.It had 155 passengers and crew on board, another Indonesian Transport official said.

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Chinese minister in city PDF Print E-mail

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Dhaka last night on a three-day visit to Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali received him at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Wang Yi's visit is considered as another step towards further boosting the bilateral ties between the two countries.

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Bangladesh keen on BCIM corridor; wants removal of Indian tariffs PDF Print E-mail

Bangladesh Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed Friday said the formation of the four-country BCIM (Bangladesh-China India Myanmar) Corridor and removal of tariff barriers from India will boost bilateral trade between the two countries.Bangladesh is keen on the formation of the BCIM corridor which will help the economy of Bangladesh."India and China are progressing fast and Bangladesh will remain friends to them. The BCIM Corridor will definitely help boost trade and networking among us and India," Ahmed told IANS on the sidelines of 27th Industrial India Trade Fair organised by Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Fog disrupts flight operations at Ctg airport PDF Print E-mail

Couple of flights was affected at Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport as dense fog disrupted operations since Saturday morning. A flight coming from Abu Dhabi, was scheduled to land 8:45am, could not land due to the poor visibility caused by a thick fog, an airport source said.Flight schedule was belated due to the disruption. Departure of two domestic flights

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US stocks end flat in short session PDF Print E-mail

US stocks closed flat in a short session on Wednesday. Both the S&P 500 and Dow touched intraday records, and the Dow closed at a slight record, the day's moves were slight and volume was light with many market participants already out for the Christmas holiday. Markets will reopen Friday.NBI up 1.6 per cent in a partial rebound from the drop of nearly 7 per cent over the previous two sessions. Celgene Corp (CELG.O) rose 3.3 per cent to $109.60 while Gilead Sciences (GILD.O) added 2 per cent to $91.29. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 6.1 points,

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