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Bangladesh imports US corn

In a historic turn of events, Bangladesh recently purchased almost 100,000 metric tons (3.9 million bushels) of U.S. corn, the largest quantity purchased by the country since 1989 when the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS) first began recording sales. These sales are directly attributable to U.S. Grains Council (USGC) programming and educational activities to inform Bangladeshi buyers of the current market situation. The Council has been very active and engaged in Bangladesh for the past two years, including bringing a strong bd-us...
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Tata ‘ULTRA’ range trucks launched in Bangladesh

Tata Motors, the largest automobile manufacturer in India, on Wednesday launched its next-generation range of ‘Ultra’ commercial vehicles in Bangladesh. The ‘Ultra’ range of trucks ranges from 7 to 16 tonnes in payload capacity and engine size from 120 hp to 170 hp. In Bangladesh, Tata Motors has launched the ULTRA 812 and ULTRA 912 in tata motorsthe Cargo segment. The driveline of the ULTRA 812 & 912 launched today, has the TATA 497 TCIC engine, with an output of 125 HP, a new-generation transmission with aluminum casing - the G-550 overdri...

Underwater graveyard full of WWII planes is otherworldly

For 70 years, World War II planes have been resting in peace at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Although divers have enjoyed exploring the underwater graveyard since the 1960s, Brandi Mueller's photos allow us to admire these treasures without a wetsuit. "I find diving [to see] the airplanes really exciting," Mueller, a scuba diving instructor and boat captain, told Mashable. "It's a strange thing to see airplanes underwater. Shipwrecks you expect, but not airplanes." The planes didn't actually crash at this particular location near the Marshall Islands, though. They were discarded there after WWII because it was too expensive to transport them back to the United States from the Kwajalein Atoll, according to Mueller. The site includes Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers, F4U Co...

Major powers turn the screws for Iran nuclear deal

Foreign ministers from major powers were set Thursday to turn the screws on Iran to finalise a historic nuclear deal on the eve of a deadline to present it to US lawmakers. If the US Congress does not receive the text by early Friday morning Vienna time—midnight in Washington—it makes the approval process longer and potentially more problematic. But despite this pressure, and almost two weeks of talks in the Austrian capital, it is unclear whether an accord aimed at ending a 13-year standoff can be sewn up at all, let alone in time, AFP reports. Iran nuclear d...
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