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JnU BCL body dissolved

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

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Prayers for divine blessings

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

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Move to improve business climate

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

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US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

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

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Book-lovers want science fictions

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

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4-tier security for 21 Feb

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

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7 injured in gas cylinder blast

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

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2 siblings get life term for murder

UNB, Kishoreganj :
A court here on Tuesday sentenced two siblings to life imprisonment for killing a man in 2012.
The ...

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Report put on hold for the sake of probe: Minister

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

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Bar, Bench must be vocal against all irregularities: CJ

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

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Confiscate all copies from market : HC

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

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HC seeks progress report on private hospital fees

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

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2 ship-breaking yard workers burnt to death

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

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Pakistan urges UN to intervene over Kashmir tension with India

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

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Amnesty India for ensuring safety of Kashmiris

Dawn.com :
Amnesty India has asked Indian government authorities to ensure that "ordinary Kashmiri women and men do not face ...

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Today's E-paper

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Quotation of the Day

'It was like getting a note saying you’ll be executed at dawn.'
ROBERTO GAUTIER, learning that noisy nightly construction near his Brooklyn apartment was likely to continue to 2014.

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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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ICMAB, UIU sign MoA to develop talent pool

City Desk :
The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) and the United International University (UIU) signed ...

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10 DU students get Japan NEF scholarship

City Desk :
Ten students of various departments under the Faculty of Biological Sciences and the Faculty of Earth and ...

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A delegation led by Acting Country Director of Bangladesh-based World Bank Robert J Saun called on State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury at the seminar room of the ministry on Tuesday.

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Japan keen to assist food processing in Bangladesh

BSS, Dhaka :
Japan has intended to assist Bangladesh in marketing agricultural goods and food processing alongside with giving assistance ...

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Sohag, Samrat KUJ President, Secy

City Desk :
Munshi Mahbub Alam Sohag (Mohona TV) and Sayeduzzaman Samrat (Purbanchal) have been elected President and General Secretary ...

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Today’s Events

City Desk :
Discussion
Bangladesh Swatantra Ebtedayee Madrasa Shikshak Samity, Central Committee organises a discussion on the occasion of International Mother ...

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Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni inaugurating newly constructed Shaheed Minar on the premises of Central Women College in the city on Tuesday.

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Jatka Conservation Week to start from March 10

BSS, Dhaka :
'Jatka Conservation Week-2019', will be observed in 37 Hilsha inhabited areas of the country from March 10 ...

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ORGANIsATION SNIPPETs

City Desk :
Bangladesh Hawkers' Union

A rally organised by Bangladesh Hawkers' Union was held in front of the Jatiya Press ...

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UK team meets DU VC

City Desk :
A three-member delegation led by Professor Dr. Georgia Kremmyda, Project Coordinator of School of Engineering of the ...

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Nazrul Islam appointed \'Speech Writer\' at PMO

BSS, Dhaka :
Md Nazrul Islam, an officer of the BCS (information) Cadre who is enjoying post-retirement leave (PRL), has ...

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Creating awareness to check Nipah virus underscored

City Desk :
Experts at a programme on Tuesday laid emphasis on creating awareness to prevent spread of Nipah virus ...

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President Abdul Hamid along with other distinguished persons holds the copies of a book titled \'Mourja\' written by litterateur Abul Kashem at the book handing over ceremony to President at the Bangabhaban on Tuesday.

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Editorial▲ Top

Unwanted delay in relocating chemical warehouses from Dhaka

The authorities' decision to relocate chemical warehouses from the Dhaka city's densely populated old part to Keraniganj has been ...

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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 ...

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Readers’ Forum

Ban coaching and tutorship :
The High Court has recently ruled in favour of a government directive that banned school ...

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Gender bias is no laughing matter for workers

Susan Krauss :
There is no reason that the same jokes, whether told by a male or female, should have ...

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Amar Ekushey: Its significance and glory

Rayhan Ahmed Topader :
Bangladesh got better prestige and glory when UNESCO declared 21st February as the International Mother Language ...

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Entertainment▲ Top

Total Dhamaal won`t release in Pakistan

The makers of Total Dhamaal on Monday announced they will not release the multi-starrer comedy in Pakistan. Total Dhamaal ...

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Mandy Moore on her marriage to Ryan Adams: I was so sad

Singer-actor Mandy Moore has opened up about her former marriage to musician Ryan Adams calling it "an entirely unhealthy ...

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Aamir grows his hair and beard before his films!

Aamir Khan likes to explore with the character he plays and the actor likes to surprise his fans with ...

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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 ...

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Ant-Man to have an important role in \'Avengers: Endgame\'

One of the most anticipated films of the year, 'Avengers: Endgame', is all set to release in April. With ...

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Disha Patani has a new admirer!

Disha Patani to share screen space with Kartik Aaryan for her next film helmed by Anees Bazmee. After the ...

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Jussie Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay ...

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Daniel Craig\'s final James Bond film delayed again

James Bond producers have moved back the release date of the untitled Bond 25 film from February 14 to ...

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Sports▲ Top

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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Ex-Man United winger Nani joins Orlando City of MLS

AP, Orlando :
Former Manchester United winger Nani has become the latest 30-plus star to join Major League Soccer after ...

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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.

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South African runner Semenya\'s appeal against IAAF rule begins

BBC Online :
Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya's appeal against a regulation restricting testosterone levels in female runners began on ...

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Djokovic and Biles win Laureus Sportsman of theYear Awards

Agency :
Novak Djokovic's stupendous comeback from injury last year which saw him win two Grand Slam titles earned him ...

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Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics

Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, officials said Tuesday, after the Southeast Asian nation's widely ...

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Squash queen Nicol David to retire at end of season

AFP, Kuala Lumpur :
Eight-time world champion Nicol David has announced she will retire at the end of the 2018-19 ...

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Italian side kicked out of Serie C after 20-0 defeat

AFP, Milan :
Italian third-tier side Pro Piacenza were on Monday excluded from Serie C after fielding a team of ...

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Football▲ Top

Atletico meet Juve in a clash of high stakes

AFP, Madrid :
Massimiliano Allegri told Juventus not to be afraid of Atletico Madrid but for one of these teams ...

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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.

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Dortmund drop more points at bottom side Nuremberg

AFP, Berlin :
Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund dropped more points in the title race on Monday when they were held ...

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Roma far from convincing in 2-1 win over Bologna in Serie A

AP, Rome :
Roma beat relegation-threatened Bologna 2-1 in Serie A on Monday to stay firmly in the race for ...

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Man United defeat Chelsea, advance to FA Cup quarterfinals

AP, London :
Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba each scored first-half goals as Manchester United defeated Chelsea 2-0 on Monday ...

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Cricket▲ Top

Mithun ruled out of 3rd ODI vs New Zealand

UNB, Dhaka :
Due to a hamstring injury, Mohammad Mithun, the right-handed middle-order batsman of Bangladesh, has been ruled out ...

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Tamim seeks better batting display in first 10 overs

UNB, Dhaka :
Ahead of the third and final ODI against New Zealand in Dunedin on Thursday, Bangladesh's batting stalwart ...

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Indian cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott

AFP, New Delhi :
Spin star Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott their World Cup game against Pakistan ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BAUPHAL (Patuakhali) : Pijush Chandra Dey, UNO, Bauphal speaking as a Chief Guest at a project awareness meeting of Alor Pothey Agami Project, implemented by \'Kagojer Fool Nari Kallyan Songstha at Bauphal Upazila cooperated by Action Aid, Bangladesh recently. Among others, public representatives, NGO representatives and local journalists were also present in the meeting.

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BARISHAL: The 19th founding anniversary of Barishal Reporters’ Unity(BRU) was observed at BRU premises on Monday. Nazrul Islam, President of BRU presided over the programme and Ajiar Rahman, DC, Barishal was present as Chief Guest.

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16,000 skilled workforce produced at Rangpur TTC

BSS, Rangpur :
Rangpur Technical Training Centre (TTC) has produced around 16,000 skilled youth workforce on 22 technical and vocational ...

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Newborn rescued from paddy field in Kamalganj

Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent :
A newborn was found alive an abandoned in a carton in a paddy field at Madaribon ...

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News In Brief

School girl commits suicide
Chandpur Correspondent
A school girl of class ten  allegedly committed suicide at her own room at Toraghar ...

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Founding anniv of BRU observed

Barishal Correspondent :
The members of Barishal Reporters Unity on Monday morning observing 19th anniversary of founding BRU called for ...

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Bamboo craft -makers brings solvency thru\' ancestral profession in Dupchanchia

Dupchanchia (Bogura) Correspondent :
A good number of extreme poor bamboo artisans are managing money for rendering family expenditure from ...

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PDB implements Tk 964.16 cr project in Rajshahi Division

BSS, Rajshahi :
Power Development Board (PDB) has been implementing a mega project to ensure a safe and dependable power ...

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JHENAIDAH: Farmers at Shailkupa Upazila passing busy time in weeding wheat field . This picture was taken yesterday.

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Razzaq\'s call to Jamaat to apologise welcomed

UNB, Dhaka :
Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday welcomed Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdur Razzaq's call to the Islamic ...

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Rohingyas\' right to return must be high on int\'l agenda

UNB, Dhaka :
The United Kingdom has reaffirmed its commitment to help resolve the Rohingya crisis saying that the right ...

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Media enjoying more freedom in BD: Hasan Mahmud

BSS, Dhaka :
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said that mass media in Bangladesh enjoy much more freedom ...

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Mass hearing at Bar Council auditorium on Feb 22

Staff Reporter :
Jatiya Oikyafront's convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said that the scheduled mass hearing on irregularities of ...

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Rajuk evicting illegal slum houses from city\'s Bhashantek area on Thursday.

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New strategy worked out to deal with Rohingya issue

UNB, Dhaka :
State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday said that the government had worked out ...

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PM returns home from Abu Dhabi Wednesday

UNB, Abu Dhabi :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home on Wednesday morning, wrapping up her weeklong visit to Germany ...

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UZ polls will be festive fair: CEC

Staff Reporter :
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda hopes that coming Upazila election will be festive one.
The ...

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TIB slams Shajahan\'s appointment as road committee head

UNB, Dhaka :
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday criticised the appointment of former minister Shajahan Khan as the head ...

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Gas supply resumes in Ctg after 3 days

UNB, Chattogram :
Gas supply to parts of the city resumed in the morning, after remaining suspended for the last ...

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UZ polls going to lose its charm, says EC Mahbub

UNB, Dhaka :
Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder on Tuesday reiterated that the upcoming upazila parishad election is going to lose ...

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49 women MPs to be sworn in today

UNB, Dhaka :
The newly elected 49 Members of Parliament to the seats reserved for women in the 11th parliament ...

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SBMC\'s doctor, nurse suspended, probe body formed

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :
A senior physician and a nurse were suspended on Tuesday hours after the recovery ...

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Forming road body with Shajahan a mockery: BNP

Staff Reporter :
Stating that former minister Shajahan Khan is mainly responsible for the growing road accidents in the country, ...

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3 \'drug traders\' held with 75 kg hemp in city

UNB, Dhaka :
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested three suspected drug traders along with 75kg ...

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Seven more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :
At least seven more persons were killed and 20 others seriously injured in separate road crashes across ...

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DSCC mayor warns traders about inflammable chemicals

Staff Reporter :
Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon on Tuesday warned the businessmen against keeping inflammable chemicals ...

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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.

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475 species of fishes abound in Bay of Bengal: Khasru

Business Desk :
State Minister for Fisheries Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru on Tuesday said the Bay of Bengal abounds ...

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Khalid for making Pangaon Inland Container Terminal profitable

Economic Reporter :
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Tuesday urged all concerned including the businessmen and the ...

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Samsung initiates door-to-door service programme

Business Desk :
As part of Samsung Bangladesh's commitment to provide the best possible after-sales service to its customers, the ...

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Woman entrepreneur Prof. Masuda now MP

Business Desk :
Leading woman entrepreneur Professor Dr. Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury (Saima), elected for the Member of Parliament (M.P) ...

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A KM Hafiz Akhtar, Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, inaugurating a channel partner showroom of Nitol Motors Limited (dealer of TATA Motors, India) as chief guest at Rajshahi on Monday. Md. Mizanoor Rahman, head of dealer network, BM Murad Hussain, DGM, Tanvir Hasan, AGM and Md. Moyazzem Hussen, Area President of Nitol Motors were also present.

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AKM Shaheed Reza, Chairman along with other top officials of Mercantile Bank Limited, bidding farewell with bouquet to Kazi Masihur Rahman, outgoing CEO of the bank upon his retirement from the service at Bank\'s head office on Tuesday.

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Number of Japanese firms in BD increase 10 times in 10 yrs

BSS, Dhaka :
The number of Japanese companies operating in Bangladesh has increased 10 times in 10 years with 269 ...

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BIDA\'s 15 services go online from Feb 24

Business Desk :
Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) will make 15 services available online from February 24 to ease the ...

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UAE assures PM of looking manpower issue positively

BSS, Abu Dhabi, UAE :
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayad Al Nahyan on Tuesday assured Prime ...

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Humayun Rashid, President of International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) congratulating Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi with bouquet at his Secretariat office in the city recently. Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury, Founding President, Hafizur Rahman Khan, Chairman of Runner Group, MS Siddiqui, Lutfunnisa Saudia Khan, Vice-Presidents, Dr. Mozibur Rahman, former Tariff Commission Chairman and Dr. Abdul Mazid, former NBR Chairman were also present.

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International▲ Top

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 ...

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New Nation Supplement ▲ Top

Message from the Ambassador

ASSALAMU ALAIKUM WA RAHMATULLAH WA BARAKATUH.
Dear Friends,

As we celebrate the 58th National Day and the 28th Liberation Day ...

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International Relations of Kuwait

The State of Kuwait is strategically located in the north-east corner of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered by Iraq to ...

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The Economy of Kuwait

Kuwait is a country located strategically in the Arabian Gulf and has a petroleum based economy with oil reserves ...

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