Takeaways for the youth from AL manifesto

It aims to ensure their overall development and wellbeing as well as harness their strength for continued prosperity

File Photo: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York Oct 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

J&J moves to limit impact of asbestos report

Manufacturer scrambled after news that it had known for decades that cancer-causing asbestos was in its Baby Powder

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Steet in London, Britain, Dec 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal mid-January

UK PM May pledges to get assurances from EU to break deadlock on Brexit

Yemen ceasefire ends ‘within minutes’

Sporadic clashes broke out between pro-govt forces and Houthi rebels in Hudaydah soon after the halt took effect

AL-backed panel sweeps Press Club polls

Saiful Alam has been elected president while Farida Yasmin is re-elected general secretary

 A Daohugou pterosaur, with four different feather types over its head, neck, body, and wings, and a generally ginger-brown colour, based on Jurassic Period fossils unearthed in China, is seen in this illustration handout, released from University of Bristol, in Bristol, United Kingdom on December 14, 2018. Courtesy Yuan Zhang/Handout via REUTERS

Flying reptiles boasted feathers

The fur-like body covering of pterosaurs was actually made up of rudimentary feathers

Unadkat becomes IPL
millionaire for 2nd time

Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy also wins s contract worth more than a million dollars

Meng Lang, centre, at a 2003 event at Harvard University marking the 14th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing. The New York Times

Chinese dissident poet dies at 57

Meng Lang, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, co-founded the Independent Chinese PEN Centre to advance freedom of expression and publication


US approves T-Mobile, Sprint merger

The decision clears the way for the $26 billion telecommunications merger

British govt steps up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations

With 101 days left until Brexit and many MPs still opposed to the government's withdrawal agreement.

Film, drama director
Saidul Anam Tutul dies

He was also a renowned editor and actor