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Report put on hold for the sake of probe: Minister

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UNB, Dhaka :Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday told Parliament that the probe report of the Dr Farashuddin-led committee ...

Bar, Bench must be vocal against all irregularities: CJ

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Staff Reporter :Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain on Tuesday said, "The life of a lawyer is never smooth. He needs ...

Confiscate all copies from market : HC

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Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned of the government to immediately confiscate all the ...

HC seeks progress report on private hospital fees

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Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Tuesday wanted to know the progress for fixing charges and fees of private ...

2 ship-breaking yard workers burnt to death

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UNB, Chattogram :Two workers were burnt to death at a ship-breaking yard at Shitolpur in Sitakundu upzaila on Monday night.The ...

Pakistan urges UN to intervene over Kashmir tension with India

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Reuters, Islamabad :Pakistan's foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that ...

JnU BCL body dissolved

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Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Tuesday dissolved its Jagannath University (JnU) unit committee following series of factional clashes ...

Prayers for divine blessings

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Staff Reporter :The second part of Biswas Ijtema, one of the largest congregations in the world, ended with Akheri Munajat ...

Move to improve business climate

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Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The government has undertaken a slew of initiatives to deal with the stagnant state of private investment ...

US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

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AFP  :Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund ...

Book-lovers want science fictions

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Rayhanul Islam :As rain scare goes, the book-lovers on Tuesday crowded in the Ekushey Book Fair. Most of them were ...

4-tier security for 21 Feb

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Staff Reporter :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah on Tuesday said a four-tier security measures had been taken at ...

7 injured in gas cylinder blast

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UNB, Khagrachhari :At least seven people including a couple sustained burn injuries from an explosion at a gas cylinder shop ...

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Prayers for divine blessings

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Staff Reporter :
The second part of Biswas Ijtema, one of the largest congregations in the world, ended with Akheri Munajat (concluding prayer) on the bank of river Turag in Tongi on Tuesday morning.
The second part of Ijtema was allotted to followers of Delhi's Moulana Mohammed Saad Kandhalvi, grandson of the Tabligh founder Maulana Nijamuddin Aulia.
Indian scholar Maulana Shamim conducted the 15-minute Munajat seeking world peace, divine blessings and welfare of the Muslim Ummah.
Tens of thousands of devotees from home and abroad participated in the Ijtema.
The foreigners were from 36 countries, mainly India, Pakistan, Saudi Arab, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia Philipines, Australia, USA and China, took part in the Akheri Munajat this year, said Moulana Md Ashraf Ali, a Senior member of the Saad faction.  
The Ijtema's first part ...Read the full news

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Prevent gas cylinder and pipeline explosions


GAS explosion has become very common in the country nowadays. Even if someone escapes death, the victim has to suffer burn injury or loss of valuable organs. The authorities concerned still did not take any effective step to control such incidents. In the latest incident, seven people including a couple ...

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Malaika Arora opens up about her divorce with Arbaaz Khan


Malaika Arora, who is recently making headlines for her relationship with Arjun Kapoor and the couples social PDA, recently opened up about her divorce with Arbaaz Khan on a radio show. Talking about her divorce she revealed that it was a mutual decision to part ways so that they could ...

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BNP Standing Committee Member Dr. Khondkar Mosharraf Hossain, among others, at a discussion organised by Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Muktijoddha Dal at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday demanding release of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia.


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Pakistan PM urges talks on Kashmir blast, warns India against attack


Reuters, Islamabad :Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday Pakistan was ready to cooperate with India in its investigation of a deadly bombing in the disputed Kashmir region last week, which India blamed on Pakistan, but warned of retaliation if attacked.Tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors has risen sharply over the ...

Sports »

Al Amin Zumar and Mukhtar Hossain of Daffodil International University receiving the championship trophy of the Inter-University Badminton Tournament and a cheque of Taka 15,000 from Dr Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairman, Board of Trustees of East West University, at the playground of East West University in the city on Monday.


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Editorial »

Not memorization, students need analytical involvement


ABOUT one lakh students have applied to the Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) of the Primary and Mass Education Ministry for reexamination of their results, claiming that justice will be established if the authorities work properly. Some of students who failed in the examination alleged that they did not get ...

International »

`Crime may have been committed` by Trump: Ex-FBI official


AP, Washington :Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a "crime may have been committed" when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia. McCabe also said in the ...

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Moury Salim prefers challenging roles


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Actress of present generation Moury Salim has been engaged with acting for many days. Though she has been busy with acting for long time but could not get the opportunity to work in challenging roles properly or the directors did not utilise her acting quality appropriately. On ...

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Girona beat Real Madrid


BBC Online :Real Madrid missed the chance to go second in La Liga as Girona came from behind to record a surprise away win on Sunday.Casemiro powerfully headed in from Toni Kroos' deep cross from the right wing to give the hosts a first-half lead.Cristhian Stuani's penalty made it 1-1 ...

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Director General of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute Dr. Abul Kalam Azad speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a training programme on 'Marker Assisted Selection' at its seminar room in Gazipur on Monday.


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Editorial »

Take hard-line against tax eviction by working foreigners


THE international organisations and development partners working in Bangladesh did not surrender or renew the Customs Passbooks of their 395 non-Bangladeshi staff till the date. The National Board of Revenue had directed them to complete the task within the January 31 deadline, newspapers reported. According to NBR, employees of 21 ...

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40 DU students get Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship


City Desk  :A total of 40 under-graduate students from different academic years of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship of Japan today February 17, 2019 at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university.Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman presided over the function while Treasurer ...

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Sri Lanka sensation Perera hailed for Test-winning heroics


AFP, Colombo :Kusal Perera became a national hero in Sri Lanka on Sunday after scoring an unbeaten 153 to guide his country to a sensational first Test victory in South Africa.The country's cricket legends and politicians lauded Perera, who has become a linchpin for the ailing national side since fighting ...

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Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request


AFP, Tokyo :Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.Washington sounded out Tokyo over the possibility of nominating Trump for the prize after his landmark summit with North ...

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Shraddha Kapoor obliges fans amidst a busy schedule


Actress Shraddha Kapoor obliges for some selfies with her fans amidst a busy schedule. The actress was pictured today in London where she is working on her upcoming project Street Dancer 3D. The official Instagram handle of Manav Manglani had recently posted pictures of her taking selfies for her fans ...

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  1. JnU BCL body dissolved
  2. Prayers for divine blessings
  3. Move to improve business climate

City »

  1. BNP Standing Committee Member Dr. Khondkar Mosharraf Hossain, among others, at a discussion organised by Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Muktijoddha Dal at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday demanding release of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia.
  2. ICMAB, UIU sign MoA to develop talent pool
  3. 10 DU students get Japan NEF scholarship

Editorial »

  1. Unwanted delay in relocating chemical warehouses from Dhaka
  2. Prevent gas cylinder and pipeline explosions
  3. Readers’ Forum

Entertainment »

  1. Total Dhamaal won`t release in Pakistan
  2. Mandy Moore on her marriage to Ryan Adams: I was so sad
  3. Aamir grows his hair and beard before his films!

Sports »

  1. Al Amin Zumar and Mukhtar Hossain of Daffodil International University receiving the championship trophy of the Inter-University Badminton Tournament and a cheque of Taka 15,000 from Dr Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairman, Board of Trustees of East West University, at the playground of East West University in the city on Monday.
  2. Ex-Man United winger Nani joins Orlando City of MLS
  3. Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova serves to her fellow country woman Katerina Siniakova during a match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday.

Football »

  1. Atletico meet Juve in a clash of high stakes
  2. A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Bashundhara Kings and Team BJMC at Shaheed Bhulu Stadium in Noakhali on Tuesday. The match ended in a goalless draw.
  3. Dortmund drop more points at bottom side Nuremberg

Cricket »

  1. Mithun ruled out of 3rd ODI vs New Zealand
  2. Tamim seeks better batting display in first 10 overs
  3. Indian cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott

Chittagong »

  1. Drug peddler held with pistol, bullets in Khagrachhari
  2. Call to unite under umbrella of Awami Homoeo Forum
  3. Divisional Commissioner MA Mannan presided over the meeting of Law and Order Taskforce Committee at Chattogram Circuit House yesterday.

National »

  1. RAJSHAHI: RCC Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton and PBF Executive Director Khandaker Anisur Rahman signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of waste management with Prism Bangladesh Foundation (PBF), a non-governmental development organisation at the City Bhaban Conference Hall on Monday.
  2. NILPHAMARI: Md Aftab Uddin Sarker MP distributing agricultureal -incentives among 200 farmers at a function held on Dimla Upazila Parishad premises as Chief Guest on Monday.
  3. BETAGI(Barguna): A medical camp was held at Sheikh Fazilatunneasa Mujib Medical Hospital and Training Institute under a project of Probin Kalyan Karmosuchi of Resort Integration Centre at Gopalganj recently.

Back Page »

  1. Razzaq's call to Jamaat to apologise welcomed
  2. Rohingyas' right to return must be high on int'l agenda
  3. Media enjoying more freedom in BD: Hasan Mahmud

Business & Economy »

  1. Arif Quadri, AMD of United Commercial Bank (UCB) Limited, poses for a photograph with the participants of a week-long training for its Cash Officers at the Bank's head office in the city recently. Abul Ali Ahad, Head of Learning & Development and senior officials of the Bank were also present.
  2. 475 species of fishes abound in Bay of Bengal: Khasru
  3. Khalid for making Pangaon Inland Container Terminal profitable

International »

  1. Pakistan PM urges talks on Kashmir blast, warns India against attack
  2. Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells
  3. IS defends final pocket of dying 'caliphate' in Syria

Life »

  1. Mental disorders account for 13pc global burden of disease
  2. Self-control may determine future earning
  3. Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Literature »

  1. Cranberry Cocoa Muffin
  2. Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge
  3. Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Campus Life »

  1. SUST team wins NASA Space Apps Contest
  2. BRU observes 78th Birth Anniversary of Dr Wazed
  3. Green Gems International School organized the Annual Athletics and Picnic Day at Barnochata Resort, Savar recently with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere. Students, parents and faculties of the school participated in this event. The program began with the welcome speech by its Principal Anita Mondal. The Sports Day was inaugurated by Surah Fateha with releasing balloons bearing the school's name, pigeon releasing and torch run by a student. National anthem was sung. Chief guest Jacob Mondal hosted the national flag and the school flag. There was a wonderful Ribbon display and March past by the students. All the classes had races and the winners took the medal from the chief guest and principal. There were races for parents and teachers. After lunch, the raffle draw lottery excited the students. Principal announced the end of the program with thanks giving speech.

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Normal financial transaction do not come within the scope of any offence
  2. No provision for fresh limitation from final order
  3. Maintaining quota reserved for freedom fighters and their children

Campus Cronical »

  1. Breaking down walls not building them
  2. How business students can prepare for Brexit
  3. Boys vs girls' learning: Biological concerns

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth

SKETCH »

  1. Pahela Falgun 1425
  2. Tagore song evening enthrals audience
  3. Group painting exhibition at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

Weekend Plus »

  1. Prokriti Mela in capital
  2. Stop asking a woman when she will become a mother
  3. A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, according to a study by a Portland State University researcher

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Message from the Ambassador
  2. International Relations of Kuwait
  3. The Economy of Kuwait
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