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Rajuk evicts roadside structures in Gulshan

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Staff Reporter  :The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkhya (RAJUK) on Sunday evicted the illegal roadside establishment from Shahjadpur to Baridhara in the ...

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Dinajpur boiler blast death toll now 11

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UNB, Dinajpur :Three more people who sustained burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Dinajpur on ...

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Policy for ensuring just compensation suggested

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Staff Reporter :Speakers at a discussion in Dhaka on Sunday said the families of the deceased and the injured workers ...

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Ctg rain takes a serious turn

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Sarwaruddin, Ctg Bureau :Civic life of the port city Chittagong remain paralysed till Saturday following the incessant rain accompanied with ...

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42.4pc survivors still jobless

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Staff Reporter :Around 42.4 percent survivors of Rana Plaza claimed that they are jobless and 57.6 percent are engaged in ...

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NBR chooses 10 missions to beef up customs wings

By UNB, DHAKA

The government is likely to establish customs wings in ten foreign missions of the country aiming to check money laundering ...

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Shanir Haor over-flooded

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Shanir Haor, which is known as the grain bowl of Sunamganj district, has been over-flooded due to onrush of upstream ...

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Affected haor families to get 30 kg rice, Tk 500 cash

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UNB, Dhaka :The government will provide 30 kgs of rice and Tk 500 cash every month under a 100-day scheme ...

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No uranium found in haor water

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 UNB,  Sunamganj :The three-member expert team of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, in its primary test, has detected no traces of ...

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Millionaires on rise

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Badrul Ahsan :Number of depositors having at least taka one crore in their accounts in bank increased by 3,759 during ...

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1,200 tonnes fish die in haors of 4 dists

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Over 1,200 tonnes of fish have so far died in several haors (water bodies) of Netrakona, Sunamganj, Habiganj and Kishoreganj ...

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N Korea ready to strike US aircraft carrier

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Reuters,  Seoul :North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military ...

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Police-BCL clash in Nabinagar

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Sarail (Brahmanbaria) Correspondent :A clash was took place between a section of local Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and  Police during ...

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Affected haor families to get 30 kg rice, Tk 500 cash

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UNB, Dhaka :
The government will provide 30 kgs of rice and Tk 500 cash every month under a 100-day scheme to each affected family of disaster-hit haor areas, said Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Sunday. "The government has taken a 100-day scheme to provide relief to 3,35,000 families of the flood-ravaged haor region, and each family will get 30 kgs of rice and Tk 500 as emergency support," said Maya. The minister came up with the information while talking to reporters  after an inter-ministerial meeting over the flood situation in haor areas held at Bangladesh Secretariat with the minister in the chair.
Besides, some 1,71,715 families of the affected areas will get relief materials through Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme and Open Market Sale (OMS), he said. Describing four districts-Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Sylhet and Netrakona-out of six ...Read the full news

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Mustafizur returns home tomorrow


Sports Reporter :'Wonder Boy' Mustafizur Rahman will return home tomorrow from tomorrow. Mustafizur Rahman had a sorrow start in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. The 'Cutter Master' played for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Mumbai Indians in Mumbai in his first match on April 13. Mustafiz bowled 2.4 overs conceding 34 runs ...

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Neymar ban dispute rages ahead of Clasico


Neymar looks set to travel with the Barcelona squad for Sunday's El Clasico against Real Madrid as the Catalans continue to fight his suspension for the potentially title-deciding clash.The Brazilian is in the midst of a three-game suspension for his red card and subsequent sarcastic applause of the officials in ...

Editorial »

Specter of war threatening world peace


North Korea has warned of preemptive strike against the South as the specter of war threatens the Korea peninsula.. Meanwhile, Talibans killed at least 140 Afghan soldiers on Friday in an ambush on the regime's forces in northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. It is so far the deadliest attack on Afghan ...

Entertainment »

Will never do erotic genre like Hate Story 3 again: Daisy Shah


Actress Daisy Shah played a bold role in the 2015 erotic thriller "Hate Story 3". But she will never get into that genre again as she finds kissing a stranger very awkward.Asked what kind of characters she will never play on screen, she told IANS in an email interaction: "I ...

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I'm still an outsider in Hollywood: Chris Pratt


Chris Pratt is the main lead in two of the biggest Hollywood franchises - Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy - and is one of its highest-earning stars, but the American actor still considers himself an outsider in Hollywood. The actor believes "Hollywood has a tendency to homogenise its ...

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BNP Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan, among others, at a rally organised by former students` leaders of Sirajganj district at DRU auditorium demanding release of BNP Vice-Chairman Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku.


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Russia tried to use Trump advisers to influence election: Report


AFP, Washington :Rus­sian operatives tried to infiltrate Donald Trump's presidential campaign through his advisers, including foreign policy aide Carter Page, CNN reported on Saturday.CNN said this emerged through FBI intelligence gathering, which triggered an investigation into any possible coordination between Trump campaign operatives and Russian officials.US officials told the news ...

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Pacer Taskin becomes Atom Gum brand ambassador


Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Atom Gum, a product of PRAN Confectionery Limited, said a press release.It was announced by Shakhawat Ahamed, head of marketing of PRAN Confectionery Limited at a program held in the city's hotel on Saturday. The Tiger pacer will ...

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Shakib new T20 I Captain of Bangladesh Cricket team


Sports Reporter :Shakib Al Hasan has been appointed Captain of Bangladesh National Cricket (T20 I) team.Earlier, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, the Captain of Bangladesh National Cricket (ODI & T20 I) team declared his retirement from T20 I format. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Saturday that best all-rounder of world cricket ...

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Dengue : Now an annual visitor


THE capital is yet again experiencing an early outbreak of dengue and untimely rains may be to blame. Like last year, Aedes mosquitoes, transmitter of the dengue virus, have bred early this year alarming authorities and city dwellers and health officials say there are chances their number would be larger, ...

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Mosharraf, Jui`s Eid play Shob Choritro Kalponik Noi


Entertainment Report :On the occasion of coming Eid, popular celebrity couple Mosharraf Karim and Robena Reza Jui worked together in a special play titled Shob Choritro Kalponik Noi. They also acted in the play like real life characters. Shooting of the play was done recently in the city’s Uttara area. ...

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What Kangana has to say about Azaan controversy


Actress Kangana Ranaut says she has no problems with Azaan but feels what Sonu Nigam said should be respected and discussed.  Sonu Nigam, in a series of tweets, had described the use of loudspeakers to broadcast sermons and calls to prayers by mosques, temples and gurudwaras as hooliganism. When asked ...

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Human capacity for achieving SDGs underscored


Right based civil society organizations urged the government to put effective strategies and actions to increase human capacity locally in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They also opined that the human capacity would see a surge once the government strengthens its institutional capacity and provides platforms for ...

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Russian FM presses Tillerson over Syria probe


AFP, Moscow :Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced "regret" in a phone call with his US counterpart at Washington's opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria.In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which "took place at US initiative," Lavrov raised the probe ...

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Over-dependence on Indian electricity supply


ENERGY sector deals signed with Indian companies so far clearly indicate how India has been singularly un-tapping our energy market making us disproportionately dependent on the big neighbour. These contracts as reported by a national daily on Friday including those signed early this month had already handed over the largest ...

Front Page »

  1. Shanir Haor over-flooded
  2. Affected haor families to get 30 kg rice, Tk 500 cash
  3. No uranium found in haor water

City »

  1. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handing over cheques of financial assistance among the heirs of Birshresthas and gallantry award recipient freedom fighters at her office on Sunday.
  2. Information officers urged to develop human resources
  3. ICT shows 9 Khulna men arrested in war crimes case

Editorial »

  1. Rehabilitate Rana Plaza victims to end their plight
  2. Specter of war threatening world peace
  3. Crisis in Syria further worsens

Entertainment »

  1. Will never do erotic genre like Hate Story 3 again: Daisy Shah
  2. Rajinikanth's '2.0' postponed to next year
  3. I always ask about the fairness of the pay: Jessica Chastain

Sports »

  1. National School-College Taekwondo begins tomorrow
  2. Final round of Independence Cup Kabaddi begins
  3. Mary Keitany & Daniel Wanjiru win in London Marathon

Football »

  1. Teammates surround Portland Timbers' Darlington Nagbe following his first-half goal during an MLS soccer game against Vancouver Whitecaps in Portland, Ore on Saturday.
  2. Neymar ban dispute rages ahead of Clasico
  3. Dhaka District post win in U-18 NFC opener

Cricket »

  1. Mustafizur returns home tomorrow
  2. PRAN confectionery launches Cricket Gum
  3. DPDCL 4th to 6th round games rescheduled again

Chittagong »

  1. Md Nojibur Rahman, Chairman, NBR addressing a pre- budget discussion organised by Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) yesterday. Among others, Mahbubul Alam, President and Md Nurul Nawaj Salim, Senior Joint Secretary of CCCI were present in the programme.
  2. BAHOP confce Homeo physicians providing medicare services in remote areas
  3. Call to extend assistance to deprived community

National »

  1. SHERPUR (Bogra): A ripe Boro paddy field has been damaged at Sherpur Upazila due to nor'wester on Saturday.
  2. SYLHET: AL and BNP candidates in Beanibazar poura election campaign .
  3. KHULNA: Prof Dr Md Alamgir, VC, Khulan University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) addressing a seminar on reaction and solution on construction works organised by Public Works Department, Khulna Zone on Saturday.

Back Page »

  1. The heavy downpour on Sunday aggravated the water logging problem in the DND embankment area at Dolairpar in the capital. The local people demand that the authorities concerned step forward to go for a permanent solution to the perennial problem.
  2. Malaria Day tomorrow
  3. Situation chaotic

Business & Economy »

  1. Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director of Dhaka Bank Limited and Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager of Mastercard Bangladesh, exchanging documents after signed a deal at the bank head office in the city recently. Emranul Huq, AMD, Shafquat Hossain, Head of Retail Banking of the bank and Gitanka D Datta, Director of Mastercard Bangladesh and other high officials of both the organizations were present.
  2. Biman bags Tk 1.3cr sale in tourism fair
  3. Huawei launches new P10, P10 Plus smartphones

International »

  1. Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab
  2. Conjoined twins refuse to be separated despite doctor`s warnings
  3. String of polls suggest May's party sweeping June elections

Life »

  1. Childhood cancer
  2. How money reduces worry about old age?
  3. April: The STD awareness month

Literature »

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

Campus Life »

  1. Microsoft Imagine Access collaboration with Stamford CSE Department
  2. ADB proposes funding $ 500m to strengthen ICT at public universities
  3. ITHS holds symposium on teachers' role

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Contract to be executed within 6 months
  2. Title and partition suit of undivided jote should go together
  3. Market value on date of acquisition be the basis of compensation of land

Campus Cronical »

  1. Lack of teacher diversity contributing to education attainment gap
  2. Three alternative approaches for correcting student misbehaviour
  3. The unmotivated student

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. Pahela Boishakh 1424 celebrated
  2. HerStory: Women Trailblazers at EMK Centre
  3. Rongtulitey Muktijuddho

Weekend Plus »

  1. Coconut Laddoo
  2. Makki ki Roti
  3. Tandoori Chicken

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Welcoming Bangla New Year
  2. Social dimensions of Pahela Baishakh
  3. Celebrating Bangla New Year
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