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BRAC Bank seeks stay on HC's compensation verdict

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Staff Reporter :BRAC Bank files an appeal petition with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court seeking stay on the ...

Easy killing is no governance: Death sentence for rape won't stop rape

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Although the government has amended the law relating to rape on October 13 using death penalty as punishment for the ...

Canals in Dhaka dying fast

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Staff Reporter  :Canals in Dhaka are dying fast due to regular dumping of garbage by local residents.They (canals) now chocked ...

Garment workers` federation demands emergency allowance, permanent rationing

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Staff Reporter :A federation of garment workers has demanded emergency allowance and a permanent rationing system for themselves and workers ...

DSCC halts drive to remove overhead cables until Nov

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The Dhaka South City Corporation has decided to pause its drive to lay overhead internet and satellite television cables underground.The ...

Militant's body handedover to Anjuman after 3 yrs

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Staff Reporter :The slain militant Shamim's body "who was killed in a suicide attack on an under construction barracks at ...

Ardern`s victory upholds quality of leadership and decency in politics

By Editorial Desk

Jacinda Ardern's emphatic election victory is seen as an endorsement of an inclusive brand of leadership that may ripple beyond ...

Jute mill workers-police clash on Khulna-Jashore Highway

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Staff Reporter :At least 25 people, including three policemen, were injured in a clash between police and former workers of ...

NBR forms teams to detect new tax-payers

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Staff Reporter :The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has directed income tax wing to form survey teams to detect new ...

Child rapist gets life sentence

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Bagerhat Correspondent :A Bagerhat court on Monday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a child in Mongla upazila. ...

3 cops give depositions: Prime accused SI Akber on the run

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Sylhet Bureau :Three policemen on Monday gave depositions in a case filed over the death of 34-year-old Rayhan Ahmed, who ...

SC upholds bail of ex-MP Awal, wife in graft case

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Staff Reporter :The Appellate Division has upheld a High Court order that granted bail to former lawmaker from Pirojpur-1 constituency ...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

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Reuters :Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in ...

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Jute mill workers-police clash on Khulna-Jashore Highway

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Staff Reporter :
At least 25 people, including three policemen, were injured in a clash between police and former workers of state owned jute mills on Khulna-Jashore highway in Khulna city on Monday morning.
The clash happened when around 1,000 former workers of Khulna and Jashore jute industrial belt took position in front of Eastern gate of Atara Industrial area on the highway around 11:00am to press home their 14-point demand including reopening of 25 jute mills.
Police at first tried to negotiate with the workers when they, under the banner of Sammilito Nagorik Parishad, blocked the road.
But when the agitated workers rejected the negotiation, the policemen charged batons and fired teargas shells to disperse them from the road, leaving 20 to 22 of the workers injured, said Advocate Kudrat-e-Khuda, Convener of the ...Read the full news

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Diversification of products needed to tap benefit of duty-free access to China


In a bid to entice Bangladesh, China has provided a huge trade boost to the country by announcing duty free benefit for 97 per cent of Bangladeshi products to its market effective from July 1 while Dhaka termed it as a success of its economic diplomacy. However, Bangladesh is still ...

Football »

Belgium, Germany, Netherlands keen to co-host 2027 Women's World Cup


Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands unveiled plans on Monday for a joint bid to host the Women's World Cup in 2027.A statement released by the three countries' football associations said they had already expressed their intention to bid to world football's governing body FIFA and that they would put together ...

Business & Economy »

Dhaka, Thimphu hopeful of signing PTA soon


Business Desk :Bangladesh and Bhutan have planned to sign a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) soon to deepen trade ties between the two countries. The issue was discussed when newly-appointed Bhutanese Ambassador Rinchen Kuentsyl met State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Monday, said a press release.Both sides laid ...

International »

UK lockdowns Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions


Reuters, London :About six million people in the United Kingdom face tougher COVID-19 lockdowns in coming days as Wales and Manchester, the country's third largest city, mull additional restrictions as the novel coronavirus outbreak accelerates.The United Kingdom recorded 16,982 new daily cases of COVID-19 in the space of 24 hours, ...

International »

Kyrgyzstan’s acting president seeks Constitution change to run for full term


Reuters :Kyrgyzstan's new acting president Sadyr Japarov, who came to power last week in a popular uprising, said on Monday he plans to run for a full term if the country amends its constitution to allow it.Japarov's new ambitions could put him at odds with some of the political parties ...

Entertainment »

Kangana claims Maharashtra govt filed fresh FIR against her


Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Saturday claimed that a fresh FIR has been filed against her by the Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra. Kangana reacted saying the state government seems to be obsessing over her. The actress took to her verified Twitter account to share photographs of her Navaratri look ...

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Prakriti Nautiyal wants to see Big B, Rekha, Nawazuddin in Bigg Boss


The fourteenth season of Bigg Boss went on-air in early October. The reality show is currently in its second week with 10 contestants aka freshers and three seniors. Every year the makers get some popular and some not-so-popular faces on-board, but actress Prakriti Nautiyal, who is currently seen in Barrister ...

City »

Envoy of Netherlands to Bangladesh Harry Verweij calls on Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. AK Abdul Momen at the State Guest House Padma in the city on Monday with a call to ensure justice about Myanmar Government's brutality on Rohingyas.


Editorial »

Mobile financial service should not be a costly gain for people


EXPERTS have suggested Mobile Financial Service (MFS) providers to cut cash-out charge down to a single-digit as high transaction cost is keeping marginal people as well as more micro and small enterprises (MSEs) away from availing these services. They also urged the regulator - Bangladesh Bank (BB) to intervene in ...

International »

Turkish Cypriots vote in presidential runoff


Al Jazeera News :Turkish Cypriots in Northern Cyprus have started voting in a presidential runoff in a poll that could decide whether they gain control over their own affairs or are pulled even closer to an increasingly domineering Turkey.The presidential vote on Sunday pits the incumbent and favourite, Mustafa Akinci, ...

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Kareena glamorously expresses her excitement to witness Ruhaaniyat at Lakme Fashion Week


Kareena Kapoor Khan is one of the most versatile and gorgeous actresses of Bollywood. She recently shared the good news of another member on its way to come to their family. The news has already got the fans super excited, on top of which the actress has been keeping her ...

City »

Juba JAGPA forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday in protest against repression on women and children.


Editorial »

Government is in no position to lecture UN: UN is not expected to listen Charter


BANGLADESH ambassador to the UN reiterated the importance of ensuring safety and security of the peacekeepers for their invaluable contribution in saving people in various global conflict zones and tackling other humanitarian challenges. The envoy made the call taking part in debate at the UN General Assembly's fourth committee's meeting ...

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Deepika Padukone resumes shoot of Shakun Batra`s film


After being summoned by Narcotics Control Bureau over the drug link regarding the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, Deepika Padukone has resumed the shooting of her upcoming film. The actress who was earlier shooting for her film before being summoned by NCB has now kick start the shoot of Shakun ...

International »

Nobel Prize winner urges billionaires to save millions from famine


AP :The head of the World Food Program, this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, again urged billionaires to donate just a few billion to save millions of lives, saying Friday the number of people "marching toward starvation" has jumped from 135 million to 270 million since the Covid-19 ...

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

Health »

  1. Covid-19 misinformation leading to deaths and injuries
  2. Snippets
  3. District News and Picture

Front Page »

  1. Ardern`s victory upholds quality of leadership and decency in politics
  2. Jute mill workers-police clash on Khulna-Jashore Highway
  3. NBR forms teams to detect new tax-payers

City »

  1. Envoy of Netherlands to Bangladesh Harry Verweij calls on Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. AK Abdul Momen at the State Guest House Padma in the city on Monday with a call to ensure justice about Myanmar Government's brutality on Rohingyas.
  2. State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury speaks at the distribution of Government's financial assistance at Puja Mandaps in Biral Upazila on Monday on the occasion of Durga Puja organised by Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad, Biral Upazila.
  3. Covid-19 hospital facilities expanded for Rohingyas, locals in Cox's Bazar

Editorial »

  1. Restore city canals from political grabing to prevent waterlogging
  2. Diversification of products needed to tap benefit of duty-free access to China
  3. Wildlife Trafficking Requires Immediate Actions

Entertainment »

  1. George Clooney was once shunned by Hollywood
  2. Kangana claims Maharashtra govt filed fresh FIR against her
  3. Hrithik Roshan turns game character

Sports »

  1. Werner double for Chelsea but Saints fight back in 3-3 draw
  2. India to play day-night Test in Adelaide: Sourav Ganguly
  3. Brighton sign Danny Welbeck on one-year contract

Football »

  1. Rublev wins St Petersburg Open
  2. Not a happy homecoming for Tottenham's Bale
  3. Belgium, Germany, Netherlands keen to co-host 2027 Women's World Cup

Cricket »

  1. T20 tournament likely to be held without foreign players
  2. BCB President's Cup should be organised every year: Mahmud
  3. Bangladesh U19's residential camp postponed

Chittagong »

  1. Imported onion Tk 30 per kg in Ctg
  2. CVASU helds seminar on World Food Day-2020
  3. IOM, UK EMT continue Covid health support for Rohingyas

National »

  1. Bangabandhu Ainjibi Parishad Gazipur District Bar Unit brings out a rally on Sunday marking the 56th birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
  2. Md Abdur Razzak, Primary Education Officer of South Surma Upazila (Sylhet), visits a Government Primary School at Lalabazar Union in the Upazila on Sunday.
  3. Bogura Municipal Awami League President and Gabtoli Upazila Chairman Rafi Newaz Khan Robin speaks at an anti-rape rally at Gabtoli Pilot High School field on Sunday.

Back Page »

  1. The Railway authorities conduct an eviction drive against illegal encroachers at Ambagan in Chattogram City on Monday.
  2. A crackdown in Bangladesh reveals corruption on a daunting scale
  3. Wear masks to avoid Covid's second surge: PM

Business & Economy »

  1. Anisuzzaman Chowdhury Ronny, Executive Committee Chairman of United Commercial Bank Limited, congratulating with bouquet to Professor Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam, Chairman of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) recently. Professor Dr. Md. Jonaid Shafiq, Director, Muhammed Shawkat Jamil, Managing Director and other senior officials of the bank were also present at the courtesy meeting.
  2. Md. Abdul Hakim, General Manager (Agri Loan Department) of Bangladesh Bank (BB) and Md. Mosaddake-Ul-Alam, Managing Director of Ansar-VDP Development Bank Limited, exchanging the Participation Agreement signing document worth of Tk 5 crore at BB head office in the city on Monday under stimulus packages of the central bank.
  3. Md Ehsan Khasru, Managing Director and CEO of Padma Bank Limited, handing over a group insurance cheque of Tk 3 lakh to its nominee Md. Dulal Talukder who died during his service at the banks head office in the city on Sunday. M Ahsan Ullah Khan, Head of Human Resources Division other senior officials of the bank among others were present.

International »

  1. UK lockdowns Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions
  2. Fauci 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid-19
  3. Chinese soldier captured in Ladakh, India says will be returned

Life »

  1. The Enlightenment Gap
  2. Flexibility in the face of grief
  3. World Heart Day: Take care of your heart

Literature »

  1. Humour and humility walk hand in hand!
  2. Why do you make me crying by the seashore?
  3. Cartoonist, writer Dr Seuss

Campus Life »

  1. Benajir Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Members-Board of Trustees, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Treasurer, Directors, Administrative heads are seen during celebration of Mujib Shoto Borsho 2020, Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at North South University.
  2. DIU hosts seminar on 1971 War Babies
  3. Freshers' reception held at Jagannath University

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Transnational and organized crime in Bangladesh
  2. Appeal invalid against sentence unless 50pc cheque amount deposited
  3. Steps in case failure of an investigating officer

Campus Cronical »

  1. Children should learn think critically about news
  2. Help kids learning at home
  3. Literacy tips for parents and caregivers

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. French-Spanish singer Manu Chao enthralls Dhaka audience
  2. Nasir Ali Mamun’s 59th solo photography exhibition at AFD
  3. Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2020

Weekend Plus »

  1. Ways to spot false news on Facebook Weekend Plus Desk
  2. Juggling work at home with kids
  3. What type of friends you should avoid

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Real Independence Day Celebrations
  2. Message
  3. Manik Mia A Man Of Indomitable Character
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