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October 27, 2022

Samsung resurrects its convicted heir Jay Y Lee on top job

Seoul: South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Thursday named convicted heir and de facto boss Lee Jae-yong as its Executive Chairman. "The Board cited the current uncertain global business environment and the pressing need for stronger…

Japan-Bangla ‘Strategic Partnership’ ties on the anvil

Dhaka: Bangladesh and Japan expected to elevate bilateral relations to ‘Strategic Partnership’ level during the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Japan on 29 November - 1 December 2022 at the invitation of Prime Minister of Japan…

BCCI announces equal pay to Women cricketers as men

Mumbai: In a landmark step towards gender equality, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the implementation of a pay equity policy for contracted women cricketers. Announcing the historic decision, BCCI secretary…

India notch up 56-run win over Netherlands in T20 World Cup

Sydney: With an all-round show, India notched up a 56-run win over the Netherlands in the T20 World Cup Super 12 match here at Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. After a 56-run win, India pushed their net run rate up to +1.425 and are placed on top…

Israeli to sign a maritime border deal with Lebanon

Jerusalem: The Israeli government approved on Thursday a maritime demarcation deal with Lebanon, setting for the first time a border between the two countries, which have been in an official state of war since 1948. The "historic" agreement would…

Swedish Navy inspects Nord Stream pipeline leak site

Stockholm: The Swedish Navy said that it had deployed two vessels to conduct further investigations into the Nord Stream pipeline leaks in the Baltic Sea. "I can confirm that we are there with two minesweepers," Jimmie Adamsson, the Navy's head of…