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Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh brought out a procession in the city after Juma prayer yesterday demanding removal of statue from the Supreme Court premises.

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Corruption and cruelties making governance impossible for government

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Crimes and cruelties are almost engulfing the nation bringing the social order to a breaking point while the government seems ...

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Authorities concerned felling trees beside the New Airport Road as part of `beautification` and a project for constructing passenger shades and fountains. The photo was taken from near Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in the capital on Thursday.

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Gas tariff hiked

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Special Correspondent :The government on Thursday announced an average gas tariff hike by 22.7 per cent in two phases putting ...

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Canada court denies asylum of BNP man

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A Canadian court has denied asylum to a BNP activist for the party's involvement in violence during protests and terrorism.In ...

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PM`s India visit in April

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Special Correspondent :The long-awaited India tour of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to take place in the first quarter ...

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No govt caring for people can accept gas price hike by 27.7 percent

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The phenomenal rise in gas price; which will see a 27.7 percent hike from March 1 and in another phase ...

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Free labour leaders, restore workers` rights

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Eleven members of the US House of Representatives, led by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, have sent a letter to Prime Minister ...

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Stop `enforced disappearances`

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United Nations human rights experts have called on Bangladesh to act now to halt an 'increasing number of enforced disappearances' ...

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SHISHU PROHAR: Book-lover children are making their choice at a stall on Bangla Academy premises on the last Friday of Ekushey Book Fair.

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Case backlog on rise

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Gulam Rabbani :Enough progress has been made to dispose of cases in last two years as the Judiciary and the ...

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CPB, BSD call half-day hartal for Tuesday

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Staff Reporter :The Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and the Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) jointly have programmed a half-day hartal ...

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`Power to get pricier after gas price hike`

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Staff Reporter :The government has plans to raise power price, Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said while defending the move to ...

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Free labour leaders, restore workers` rights

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Eleven members of the US House of Representatives, led by Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, have sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urging immediate release of RMG labour leaders from jail and restore workers' rights in Bangladesh.

Expressing deep concerns about the criminalization of legal labour activity in Bangladesh, the Congressmen, at the same time, also asked the PM to ensure answerability about the labour leaders and review the allegations brought against them.

The letter was signed on February 23 by eleven members of Congress -- Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Sander Levin, Bill Pascrell, Bobby Scott, James P. McGovern, Mark Pocan, William Keating, Jackie Speier, Joseph Crowley, Steve Cohen and Barbara Lee.

The letter of Congressmen came just two days before the Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017, which is going to begin today [Saturday]. There is widespread speculation that, the Congressmen have ...Read the full news

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VIPs should concern with public safety, not their own special safety


IN a bid to boost the existing security facilities to our VIPs - Ministers, Members of Parliament, state Ministers, Deputy ministers and judges for that matter - the government is about to form a special police unit. The police headquarters have submitted a proposal to the Home Ministry in this ...

City »

Secretary of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division Dr Proshanto Kumar Roy, among others, at an orientation on 'Role of One House, One Farm in Achieving SDGs' in CIRDAP Auditorium in the city on Friday.


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Entertainment »

Is Deepika doing the remake of Mr & Mrs Smith?


Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Thursday negated the reports that she was doing the official remake of Hollywood movie Mr & Mrs Smith. “Well, let’s set the record straight because there have been a lot of rumours regarding a lot of films I am supposedly doing. I think usually there ...

Cricket »

O`Keefe, Smith flatten India on day 2 in 1st Test


AFP, Pune :Left-arm spinner Steve Keefe grabbed a career-best haul of 6-35 to put Australia on top before skipper Steve Smith compounded India's misery with an unbeaten fifty in the first Test in Pune Friday.The visitors reached 143-4 at stumps on day two, which saw a total of 15 wickets ...

International »

White House adviser asks FBI to refute Russia story


AP, Washington :White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said late Thursday.The official said Priebus' request came after the FBI ...

International »

Putin wants to stabilise Syria's 'legitimate' power


AFP, Moscow :Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow's goal in Syria was to "stabilise the legitimate authority" and strike a "decisive blow" against terrorism."We have no plans to interfere in Syria's internal affairs," he told a group of naval officers returning from Syria, where six years of war ...

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Mr Trump`s `demonising` policies threatening world peace


THE mass deportation that President Donald Trump has pressed in the past several days is only spreading fear and dividing the American nation. The Amnesty International's annual report, presented last Wednesday in Paris has objectively pointed out how the US President Donald Trump and some others like Philippine President Rodrigo ...

Football »

A moment of the Dhaka Metropolis Saif Power Tec Second Division Football League between City Club and Shantinagar Club at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Thursday. City Club won the match by 6-1 goals.


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Aries (Mar 21-Apr 20):  You may encourage those who are sincere and devoted by using unconventional methods and tactics, or by agreeing to discuss your real intentions. Such tendencies are supported by the fact that your romantic charms and social skills will be at their most effective.Taurus (Apr 21-May 21): ...

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Prof Hassan Shaheed Suhrawardy: Forgotten pride


Sunil Bandopadhaya :The Art Advisory Committee for the decoration of the first three buildings of the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, which were officially inaugurated in 1958, held its first session from May 16 to 18, 1955. It included Herbert Read, Professor Hassan Shaheed Suhrawardy, then Pakistan’s Ambassador to Spain. Suhrawardy ...

Entertainment »

Mental health as important as physical health: Demi Lovato


Singer-actress Demi Lovato, who has been vocal about her battle with bipolar depression, believes that mental health is "just as important as physical health".Inspired by her own travails with mental health, Lovato recently served as an executive producer of a documentary called "Beyond Silence", which follows three individuals - Jeff ...

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Ingredients250g - Dark chocolate250g - Unsalted butter360g - Caster sugar5 - Eggs5ml - Vanilla extracts100g - Strawberry chocolate (chopped)50g - Chopped nuts65g - All-purpose flour1 tsp - Baking powderFor GarnishFresh strawberriesVanilla ice creamChocolate garnishMethodPreheat the oven to 170 degree celsius.* Line a 24cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper.* Melt ...

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Amar Ekushey Book Fair


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :The month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela is going on in the capital amid foolproof security which began on February 1. Some days have already gone since its beginning. This time the Boi Mela takes a different look. This year the extent and range of the Boi Mela ...

International »

Syria`s warring sides trade fire as peace talks convene


Reuters, Beirut :Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes on rebel-held areas in Deraa, Hama and Aleppo provinces and insurgents fired rockets at government targets on Thursday, just as peace talks were set to resume in Geneva after a 10-month hiatus, a war monitoring group said.However, the overall level of violence ...

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India men`s and women`s Rollball teams, the champions of the men`s division and women`s division of the 4th Rollball World Cup pose for a photograph at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday.


Front Page »

  1. No govt caring for people can accept gas price hike by 27.7 percent
  2. Free labour leaders, restore workers` rights
  3. Stop `enforced disappearances`

City »

  1. Secretary of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division Dr Proshanto Kumar Roy, among others, at an orientation on 'Role of One House, One Farm in Achieving SDGs' in CIRDAP Auditorium in the city on Friday.
  2. BNP leader Major (Retd) Hafij Uddin Ahmed Birbikram, among others, at a discussion on 'BDR Massacre: Bangladesh's Sovereignty' organised by Bangladesh National Awami Party in the auditorium of Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan Parishad in the city on Friday.
  3. BD set to host 136th IPU assembly in April

Editorial »

  1. VIPs should concern with public safety, not their own special safety
  2. Review cases of mental patients languishing in prisons
  3. Antibiotic resistance needs global response

Entertainment »

  1. Is Deepika doing the remake of Mr & Mrs Smith?
  2. Swagota, Sovvota at Aamar Ami
  3. Dhruba Music Station kicks off today

Sports »

  1. Open Women`s Volleyball competition begins today
  2. Walton Oriental 1st Wrestling Championship starts today
  3. Certificate distribution of chess coaching programme today

Football »

  1. A good number of female spectators arrived at the gallery of MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong to watch the football match of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup between Chittagong Abahani Limited and Manang Marshyangdi Club of Nepal on Friday.
  2. Manang Marshyangdi hold Ctg Abahani
  3. Mourinho worried about distant Euro draw

Cricket »

  1. Computer Source emerge as champions
  2. O`Keefe, Smith flatten India on day 2 in 1st Test
  3. BCB condoles death of Ekramul Bashar

Chittagong »

  1. CCC Mayor A J M Nasir Uddin speaking at take over ceremony of newly elected Parishad of Chittagong Dal Mill Business Samity as Chief Guest on Thursday.
  2. NBR chief urges fool proof security of CCH
  3. Bodies of 2 new born babies found in dustbin

National »

  1. KHULNA: KU VC Prof. Dr. Mohammad Foyekuzzaman placing wreaths at the Shaheed Minar marking the Amar Ekyshey and International Mother Language Day on Tuesday.
  2. SHERPUR (Bogra): Miscreants set fire to Nalua Kawumi Madrasa recently.
  3. SYLHET: Finance Minister Abul Maa Abdul Muhith MP unwrapping cover of the memorial book markin the Silver Jubilee of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday.

Back Page »

  1. Main thoroughfare in city is being occupied illegally by the vendors of vegetables and fruits in name of holiday market causing sufferings to commuters and pedestrians. This photo was taken from Naya Paltan area on Friday.
  2. 1st batch of BD workers to leave for KL Mar 10
  3. 11 DU students get CERAGEM Merit Scholarship Award

Business & Economy »

  1. A delegation team led by Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP along with Ambassador of the European Union to Bangladesh including Ambassadors of Germany, Netherlands, UK and Denmark visit Uttara EPZ recently at Nilphamari. Md Tanvir Hossain, GM, UEPZ, DC, SP and City Mayor of Nilphamari were present among others.
  2. DAS to focus making RMG a sustainable sector
  3. NBR mulls increaseing number of tax cards

International »

  1. White House adviser asks FBI to refute Russia story
  2. New York unveils $25m grant to combat anti-semitism, hate
  3. N Korea has large chemical weapons stockpile: Seoul

Life »

  1. When a child is in depression
  2. Dress your home 'happy'
  3. Achaar with every meal : Good or bad?

Literature »

  1. The Twin Blue Lotus
  2. The historic Language Movement
  3. Remembering Shakespeare

Campus Life »

  1. CoUSC's 'Micro Clover Leaf' may change traffic system
  2. RUET teachers postpone strike
  3. BAUET observes 2nd founding aniv

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Legal representative shall be liable to pay taxes etc
  2. Sitting EC can hold office for a fixed time till next election
  3. Correctness of allegations to be resolved only at the trial

Campus Cronical »

  1. Why do teachers quit?
  2. Types of tutoring: What's best?
  3. Developing reading skill in English

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. Amar Ekushey Book Fair
  2. Swapnadal's mimo-drama 'Jadur Pradip' staged
  3. Bappy’s ‘An Eternal Journey’

Weekend Plus »

  1. Desirable weight for women
  2. Egg mask, honey: Get rid of split ends with home remedies
  3. Radio: The original social media

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Message from the Ambassador
  2. Strides in Industrial Development
  3. Investment Opportunities in Kuwait
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