UN food agency pushes for solutions to food crisis
The UN’s World Food Program (WFP) is pushing for
both urgent and long-term solutions to the food crisis that is
facing the world, the head of the agency said Thursday.
Bangladesh doubles price of compressed natural gas
Bangladesh Thursday almost doubled the price of
compressed natural gas (CNG) to 16.75 taka per cubic meter from 8.50
taka previously. The Bangladeshi caretaker Government announced
Thursday, “The new tariff rate will come into effect from Friday.”
Car bomb kills three in Pakistan
A car bomb outside a police station killed at
least three people and wounded 15 in Mardan town in northwest
Pakistan on Friday, a senior police officer said.