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Train engine catches fire in Ctg


UNB, Chattogram :Train movement on Chattogram-Dohazari route remained suspended for five hours after the engine of a train caught fire ...

Turna Nishita loco master, asst loco master, guard responsible


Staff Reporter :Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujon has said the recent fatal collision between two intercity trains in Brahmanbaria was ...

Fire at Rajdhani Super Market


Staff Reporter :At least 300 shops were gutted and scores injured when a devastating fire broke out at  the New ...

Over 100 killed in Iran unrest: AI


GENEVA, (REUTERS) :More than 100 protesters have been killed by Iranian security forces since people took to the streets to ...

Write autopsy report clearly


Staff Reporter :The High Court on Wednesday directed the physicians concerned to write the autopsy report of a dead body ...

Massive fire engulfed in Rajdhani Super Market


Staff Reporter : A massive fire engulfed in Rajdhani Super Market in the capital’s Tikatuly area on Wednesday evening. About ...

Cargo flight with 82 tons of onion arrives from Pakistan


Staff Reporter :An air cargo carrying first consignment of onions from Karachi of Pakistan  reached Dhaka on Wednesday evening.The Azerbaijan's ...

Tax fair ends with record Tk 2613cr collection


Staff Reporter  :The week-long tax fair ended on Wednesday amid huge participation of taxpayers helping the National Board of Revenue ...

Come out of billboards to face the real world of people's desperation

By Editorial Desk

The government is now on street high billboards of all shapes and sizes to be found omnipresent. Some are huge ...

Economic activities disrupted


Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Trade and business activities across the country came to a halt on Wednesday due to transport strike ...

Public sufferings mount as transport strike continues


Staff Reporter :A strike by transport workers to demand amendments to the new road transport law has crippled the movement ...

Auto-rickshaw, auto-tempo workers for amending transport law


Claiming that the law was enacted without taking cognisance of the opinions of transport workers, Bangladesh Auto-Rickshaw Auto-Tempo Transport Workers' ...

Warn against fleeing from Bangladesh


PENANG, Malaysia (Reuters)  :Before he flew to Thailand on a fake Bangladeshi passport and then crossed into Malaysia, Mohammed Imran ...


Public sufferings mount as transport strike continues


Staff Reporter :
A strike by transport workers to demand amendments to the new road transport law has crippled the movement of buses, trucks and lorries in many parts of Bangladesh, much to the dismay of commuters and businesses.
Buses remained grounded in several districts in the country's south-western and northern regions for the past few days after transport workers 'willingly' abstained from work.
The strike disrupted long-haul bus services on the Dhaka-Chattogram, Dhaka-Sylhet and Dhaka-Tangail routes on Wednesday morning.
At the same time, a network of truckers and lorry owners have also joined the strike on Wednesday morning with many businesses suffering as a result.
Transport workers at Narayanganj's Siddhirganj are blocking the road and impeding vehicular movement. Commuters  are suffering in Dhaka where buses remain parked in the main terminals.
Rustam Ali Khan, convener ...Read the full news

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Entertainment »

Shanu’s three books coming Ekushey Book Fair

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Popular Lux superstar and actress Shanarei Devi Shanu has been passing busy times with writing stories, novels and poems foe last few years. This year’s book fair, Shanu-written first children book titled Shanarei O Tar Jadur Leitreng. For writing this book she recently got Meena Award. According ...

Editorial »

Govt now faces its own created monsters

THE truck owners and workers have gone for work abstention protesting the enforcement of the Road Transport Act-2018 resulting in immense sufferings to people and businessmen across the country. The transport workers in nine more districts joined the work stoppage yesterday that began in 10 districts on Monday, defying the ...

Cricket »

Early sunset in Kolkata could pose challenge for batsmen, says Vettori

Bangladesh's spin bowling consultant Daniel Vettori conceded that early sunset in Kolkata could pose a massive challenge for his team's batsmen during the "twilight" hours of the upcoming historic Day-Night Test against India starting on Friday.While a handful of first team players from India have played pink-ball game in domestic ...

International »

Israeli settlements are still illegal despite Trump backing them: UN

The Independent :Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory remain illegal despite the US saying it no longer considers them inconsistent with international law, the United Nations human rights office has said.The Trump administration abandoned its four-decade policy on Monday by saying it was "reversing the Obama administration's approach towards Israeli ...

International »

US scientist claims evidence of life on Mars

Agencies, New York :As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, a researcher from Ohio University in US believes that there is evidence of insect-like creatures on the red planet.Courtesy photographs from various Mars rovers, Professor Emeritus William Romoser's research found numerous examples of insect-like forms, structured ...

City »

Envoy of Ivory Coast to Bangladesh Mr. Sainy Tiemele paid a farewell call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday.

City »

Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday in protest against price spiral of essential commodities.

Cricket »

Archer admits short ball won't faze Kane Williamson

Jofra Archer, the England pacer, has said that bowling to Kane Williamson in the New Zealand Test series will be as challenging as it was against Steve Smith in the Ashes.Smith, the top-ranked batsman in MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings, was in excellent form in the 2019 Ashes, accumulating 774 ...

Editorial »

Don't let rice and salt to follow the path of onion

PRICES of rice have been increasing. This is happening at a time when people are trying hard to absorb tremendous shock following the abnormal price hike of onion. Like the onions, the millers earlier had claimed surplus of rice and demanded cash incentives to export their product; whereas now prices ...

International »

US breaks off defense cost talks amid S Korea backlash over $5b demand

AFP, Seoul : The United States walked out of talks on hiking South Korea's contribution for American troops on its soil, Seoul said Tuesday, as Washington accused its ally of rebuffing a "fair and equitable" agreement.US President Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded the South pay more towards the costs of the ...

Business & Economy »

Mohammad Jakir Hossain, Deputy Commissioner of Joypurhat, handing over the educational materials among the students as the chief guest at "School Banking Conference 2019" organized by Prime Bank Limited at Joypurhat Sadar recently while Mohammad Salam Kabir, SP of Joypurhat and Rashida Begum, DGM of Bangladesh Bank (Bogura) graced the event as special guests. A K M Enamul Haque, Rajshahi Regional Head of the bank and local elites were also present.

Entertainment »

I didn't get a whole bunch of money: Jennifer Lopez

Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez revealed that she did not charge money for playing the role of a stripper in her last release 'Hustler'. "I didn't get paid a whole bunch of money for 'Hustlers,'" the 50-year-old star told for their 2019 'Men of the Year' issue released on Monday."I did it ...

Entertainment »

Srijit's talks on marriage with Mithila

Entertainment Report :The speculations since past few days that popular actress Mithila is set to tie the knot with eminent Tollywood filmmaker Srijit Mukherji.The rumour got wind in its sail as one of the prominent Indian daily newspapers The Times of India revealed the wedding date of the duo to ...

Business & Economy »

Asifuzzaman Chowdhury, Director of United Commercial Bank (UCB) Limited, inaugurating its 191st branch at Shantirhat in Chattogram recently. Mohammed Shawkat Jamil, Managing Director of the bank and local elites were also present.

Chittagong »

Tk 234cr realised in 4 days

Chattogram Bureau  :The enthusiastic taxpayers are rushing to the divisional Income Tax Fair-2019 now is being held at  GEC convention centre  in the city   under Chattogram Income Tax Zone  for the 4th day on Sunday since November 14 last.A total of 26807 eligible tax payers submitted their return forms and ...

Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Front Page »

  1. Cargo flight with 82 tons of onion arrives from Pakistan
  2. Tax fair ends with record Tk 2613cr collection
  3. Come out of billboards to face the real world of people's desperation

City »

  1. Envoy of Ivory Coast to Bangladesh Mr. Sainy Tiemele paid a farewell call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday.
  2. Speaker for building sustainable, peaceful world based on equality
  3. Bangladesh on right track to achieve SDGs: Maleque

Editorial »

  1. Identify Bhola perpetrators wasting no more time
  2. Govt now faces its own created monsters
  3. Heroes Are Forever But They All Die Young

Entertainment »

  1. Nusrat released from hospital
  2. Rupert Grint recollects ‘sparks flying’ between Emma and Tom Felton
  3. Nuzhat Nawar’s Lynx Fall Exhibition Nov 23, 24

Sports »

  1. The players and the diplomats including winners of the participating countries in Sheikh Russel International Club Cup Tennis Tournament with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the Ganabhaban in the city on Wednesday.
  2. Gold medalist Zhang Jingjing (center) of China, silver medalist Kim Minjung (left) of South Korea and bronze medalist Monika Karsch of Germany pose during the awarding ceremony after the women's 25m pistol final at the ISSF World Cup Final in Putian, southeast China's Fujian Province on Wednesday.
  3. French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test

Football »

  1. Ramsey fires Wales to Euro 2020, rounds off main qualifying phase
  2. Man City's revenue rises to £535 million
  3. Poland's Robert Lewandowski (left) and Slovenia's Miha Blazic challenge for the ball during the Euro 2020 group G qualifying soccer match between Poland and Slovenia at the National stadium in Warsaw, Poland on Tuesday.

Cricket »

  1. Saif Hassan ruled out of Kolkata Test
  2. Pakistan 16-year-old to make Test debut against Australia
  3. Early sunset in Kolkata could pose challenge for batsmen, says Vettori

Chittagong »

  1. Septic tank under bldg turns death trap
  2. TCB starts open market sale of onion, 6 traders fined
  3. B-property opens office in Chattogram with 6500 listed properties

National »

  1. KISHOREGANJ: Md Morshed Chowdhury, DC , Kishoreganj addressing a coordination meeting of CARE Souhardo-3 at Collectorate Conference Room on Tuesday.
  2. BARISHAL: Abdul Awal Mintu, Vice Chairman of BNP Executive Committee of speaking at a workers' meetings of Barishal District Unit at Barishal BNP office in Ashwini Kumar Hall as Chief Guest on Tuesday.
  3. PABNA: Kabir Mahmud, DC, Pabna speaking at a view exchange meeting with high officials of Dulai Model Union Parishad as Chief Guest on Tuesday.

Back Page »

  1. Passengers face immense sufferings as no inter-district buses departed from the Sayedabad bus terminal due to transport strike on Wednesday.
  2. Helpless commuters riding rickshaws and vans as transport workers went strike on Wednesday protesting enforcement of the Road Transport Act 2018. This photo was taken from Dhaka Chattogram Highway near Jatrabari area.
  3. NRC an example of downward trend in religious freedom in India: USICRF

Business & Economy »

  1. IPDC Finance Limited and world-renowned automobile company BMW, a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company have jointly brought an attractive auto loan offer through Executive Motors Limited. Mominul Islam, CEO of IPDC Finance Limited and Dewan Muhammad Sajid Afzal, Director of Executive Motors Limited were also present. Through this offer BMW's premium customers can enjoy driving a BMW with ZERO Down-Payment on availing auto motive loan from IPDC. Top executives from both sides were also presnt.
  2. Bourses edge down
  3. RAKUB financing company disbursed Tk 69.11-cr SME loan

International »

  1. Israeli settlements are still illegal despite Trump backing them: UN
  2. Climate impacts 'to cost world $7.9 trillion' by 2050
  3. Twitter says Britain PM's Party misled public by changing name of account

Life »

  1. The most critical red flag of domestic violence
  2. Learning from a Princess
  3. Thermoplasty

Literature »

  1. Poet Begum Sufia Kamal
  2. Cranberry Cocoa Muffin
  3. Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge

Campus Life »

  1. Ambassador Mohammed Mohsin speaks at the 3-day Model United Nations Conference 2019 organized by the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh at the city's Mohammadpur area on Saturday.
  2. BSMRSTU students threat tougher movement again
  3. CUB holds MBA, EMBA orientation program

Feature »


Law and Justice »

  1. But must act in accordance with law
  2. No legal bar to initiate suit before Civil Court in case of failed settlement
  3. Artha Rin Adalat Ain (VIII of 2003)

Campus Cronical »

  1. What's Wrong with Debates
  2. Struggle for Learning
  3. Working Mothers and Their Children

Art & Culture »

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


  1. Thibault Cauvin’s classical guitar concert at Shilpakala Academy
  2. Photography exhibition ‘Humans of ICPD: Faces of Bangladesh’
  3. Bharat Bangladesh Film Awards (BBFA) 2019

Weekend Plus »

  1. The Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong
  2. Onion Soup
  3. Mustard Chicken

New Nation Supplement »

  1. O thou desert wind
  2. Hazrat Muhammad (Sm) and the rights of women
  3. Surah Muhammad
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