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US NIH funds open for mental health research

The US’s medical research agency National Institutes of Health (NIH) is open to fund new areas of mental health research in countries like Bangladesh.

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Needless debate?

Oceanography expert Professor Md Kawser Ahmed says BNP criticising the government for losing to India the nonexistent South Talpatti island in the sea border verdict is ‘unnecessary’. Do you agree?


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  • Yes - 97%

  • No - 3%


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Argentina's national football team player Javier Mascherano (2nd L) talks to teammate Lucas Biglia (C) as they sit with Ezequiel Lavezzi (R), Martin Demichelis (2nd R) and Rodrigo Palacio (R, standing) during a training session ahead of their 2014 World Cup final match against Germany, in Vespasiano July 10, 2014. Reuters

Argentina, Germany start final tuning

Both of the finalists are back at work, secretly hatching plans

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Average inflation swells over 7%

This spoils the finance minister's hope to keep it under 7 percent in the 2014-15 fiscal

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BASIC reels under bad debt

The state-owned bank's unrecoverable debt has soared nearly 30 times over the past four and a half years

Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks

Iran and the powers - US, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China - aim to reach a long-term deal by a July 20 deadline

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is pictured in police custody in Miami Beach, Florida January 23, 2014 in this Miami Beach Police Department handout released to Reuters on March 4, 2014.

Two years probation for Justin Bieber

The Los Angeles Superior Court also ordered the Canadian pop singer to pay $80,900 for damage caused to his former neighbour's mansion by egg pelting