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Mother, brother file GD against Barrister Tureen

Staff Reporter :
Mother and brother of Barrister Tureen Afroz filed a general diary (GD) against her with Uttara West Police ...

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Our politics has the way of multiplying cases

Court Reporter :
A toxic political practice has been established in Bangladesh over the past few years to file multiple criminal ...

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Budget lacks spl measures

Kazi Zahidul Hasan  :
The National Revenue Board (NBR) will face an uphill task of collecting tax-revenue in line with the ...

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Budget pro-people: AL

Staff Reporter :
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said that the proposed budget for fiscal (FY) 2019-20 is ...

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Driver, helper arrested

Staff Reporter :
A driver and his helper were detained on charge of attempting to rape an expatriate woman in a ...

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Aussies beat Lanka by 87 runs

Sports Reporter :
Defending champions Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 87  runs in their match of the ICC World Cup Cricket ...

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Nakla OC to be withdrawn

UNB, Sherpur :
Nakla Police Station's Officer-in-Charge Kazi Shahnewaj will be withdrawn from his post for negligence of duty over the ...

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Border killing unfortunate: BSF DG

Staff Reporter  :
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Rajni Kant Mishra on Saturday terming the border killings as "unfortunate ...

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Mexico publishes Trump\'s \'secret deal\' on migration

AFP, Mexico City :
Mexico published the document Friday that US President Donald Trump fleetingly showed the press this week as ...

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China, Russia reject calls for freeze on UN pullout from Sudan

AFP, UN :
China and Russia on Friday (Jun 14) rejected calls from European and African countries to freeze the planned ...

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Hong Kong leader halts extradition bill but opponents vow fresh rally

AFP :
Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday suspended a hugely divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China in a ...

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Migrants dash to cross Peru border

Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a bid to beat the introduction of tougher migration laws.
Under ...

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ROBERTO GAUTIER, learning that noisy nightly construction near his Brooklyn apartment was likely to continue to 2014.

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City▲ Top

Gonoforum President Dr. Kamal Hossain speaking at a press conference on proposed national budget organised by the party at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.

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President seeks CICA support to repatriate Rohingyas

President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday solicited support and cooperation from CICA partners to repatriate the forcibly displaced Rohingya people ...

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BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury speaking at a discussion organised by Tanti Dal at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday demanding release of the party chief Begum Khaleda Zia.


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\'Arsenic-laced water may cause more deaths in young adults\'

Chronic exposure to higher arsenic concentration through drinking water may cause more deaths in young adults in a number of ...

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Air Chief leaves for France

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat along with his spouse and three entourages left Dhaka on Saturday ...

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Post and Telecommunication Minister Mostofa Jabbar speaking at a discussion organised on the occasion of annual general meeting and Eid reunion-2019 of the Greater Mymensingh Juba Samity at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.

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JS body for improvement of transportation in islands

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Shipping recommended taking measures to develop transport facilities in Hatia, Sandwip and ...

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\'Poor parents not aware of negative aspects of child domestic works\'

Most of the parents, who send their children to domestic works, are not aware of the negative aspects of child ...

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Planning Minister MA Mannan, among others, at a seminar on \'Challenge of Climate Change for Bangladesh & A Thought to New Opportunity: Reclaiming 40,000 sq. km of New Land from the Bay\' organised by Bangabandhu Nou Parishad in CIRDAP auditorium in the city on Saturday.

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Light to moderate rain with squally wind likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicts light to moderate rain or thundershowers throughout the country in next 24 hours as of ...

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Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Dr. Md Akhtaruzzaman and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Das Ganguly, among others, were present at the inauguration of cycle rally marking birthday of Mahatma Gandhi at the foot of Aparajeya Bangla of the university on Saturday.

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Health checkup for Hajj pilgrims begins today

Health checkup and vaccination programmes for Hajj pilgrims will be started from today  to keep them safe and healthy prior ...

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Editorial▲ Top

Budget should be more ‘realistic’

LEADING think-tank Centre for Policy Dialogue in a post-budget discussion said the FY2019-20 budget will favour affluent section of the ...

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Don't let successes go in vain

A total of 298 people were killed and 860 sustained injuries in road accidents across the country during the Eid-ul ...

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Can Iran Pressure US?

Dr. John C. Hulsman :
Confusion surrounds the attack on the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, with ...

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Safety-Net Programmes

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed :
Bangladesh is a developing country, where poverty and inequality among the households are common. This is ...

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Readers’ Forum

Social Media is Increasing Mobile Phone Addiction
Mobile phone in this era is the most necessary thing in the world. We ...

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Entertainment▲ Top

China\'s largest ever Picasso exhibition opens

The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opens on Saturday, featuring more than 100 works - many of ...

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Tanushree Dutta reacts to Nana Patekar getting clean chit in the Me Too case

Tanushree Dutta returned from United States of America after a decade and started a wave of the Me Too ...

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Riteish Deshmukh to play Tiger Shroff\'s big brother in Baaghi 3

Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3 has a new addition and it's Riteish Deshmukh. The actor is ...

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Varun will be seen with fresh faces in Street Dancer 3D

Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor are once again coming together after ABCD 2 with Street Dancer 3D. Varun has ...

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Kareena to reunite with Aamir Khan for the Hindi remake of Forest Grump?

After Karan Johar's period drama, Takht and Homi Adajania's Angrezi Medium, Kareena Kapoor Khan has given her nod to ...

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Amitabh Bachchan pays off debt of 2100 farmers in Bihar

Amitabh Bachchan has been a part of several causes including tuberculosis campaigns and calamity fundraisers. He has time and ...

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Bharat inches closer to 200 crore mark at the Indian box-office

Start with Salman Khan, add Katrina Kaif to the cast and then release the film on Eid, this is ...

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Vikram Phadnis is all set for his next directorial venture

Vikram Phadnis is known by all for his exceptional couture work and designs and has been one of the ...

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Sports▲ Top

India aim to maintain World Cup dominance over arch-rivals Pakistan

The vast aisles and the stands of Old Trafford will be brimming with excitement as fans celebrate, perhaps, the most ...

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Karthik, Chahal and Shankar visit Manchester United

With the Indian cricket team currently in Manchester ahead of their big clash against Pakistan at Old Trafford on June ...

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Members of Bangladesh Rugby Union brought out a colourful rally in the city street on Saturday marking the upcoming World Cup Rugby scheduled to be held in Japan in August.

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DRU carrom competition begins today

The Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) carrom competition and annual internal sports competition begin here today (Sunday) at DRU premises, said ...

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Ruman Shana to play for bronze medal today

Mohammad Ruman Shana, who has qualified for the upcoming Olympics as the first Bangladeshi archer, will compete for bronze medal ...

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Football▲ Top

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

AFP, Sao Paulo :
A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday ...

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Sunday\'s hat-trick helps Dhaka Abahani beat Rahmatganj 5-2

A brilliant hat-trick by Nigerian booter Sunday Chizoba enabled defending champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd to pile up another impressive 5-2 ...

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Cricket▲ Top

More than just a game: India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale

Virat Kohli will have history on his side when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster on ...

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Rubel not picked up due to \'team combination\'

Fast bowler Rubel Hossain was ignored repeatedly in this World Cup, sparking a question whether the team management can rightly ...

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Mushfiqur\'s injury scare ahead of Tigers\' clash against Windies

Bangladesh received a huge blow ahead of their crucial clash against West Indies after their dependable wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim ...

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\'It\'s not a war\': Wasim calls for calm in India-Pakistan World Cup clash


Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country's ...

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Walsh expects \'fighter\' Mashrafe to hit back with bang

Bangladesh fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh believed that skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will come back with all guns blazing to ...

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Eoin Morgan downplays England\'s injury concerns

England captain Eoin Morgan said that his team is "not at panic stations", after he and Jason Roy left the ...

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Joe Root: England\'s understated superstar

Joe Root. England Test captain. England's record century-maker at World Cups. And now England's golden arm. One-day skipper Eoin Morgan ...

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Chittagong▲ Top

Locals arranged a press conference at a local hotel in Bandarban on Wednesday protesting land grabbing by a religious leader recently.

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Rare species of oysters in Cox\'s Bazar Bangabandhu Safari Park

Cox'sBazar Correspondent :
In  Cox's Bazar Chakaria Upazila, a strange snake from the wild species of the wild birds found ...

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5 held for alleged mass raping

Chattogram Bureau :
Police rounded up five vagabonds as allegedly involved with mass raping at Julda unon under Karnaphuli upazila ...

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Vessel movement resumes at Ctg Port after 3 hrs

A Correspondent :
The vessel movement at the outer anchorage of the Chittagong port resumed on Friday noon after three ...

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UAE-bound passenger arrested in Ctg Airport

A Correspondent :
Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport officials arrested a UAE-bound passenger with 60,000 dirham and US $300 on ...

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The damaged structures of three years back at Kaderia Market building in Kallyanpur area in Rangamati town to be repaired yet. Local residents fear that major accidents might occur with the collapse of the shabby buildings at any time in the rainy season. The photo was taken on Thursday.

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Student\'s body recovered from Cox\'s Bazar Matamuhuri river after 18 hours of missing

Cox'sBazar Correspondent :
After 18 hours of missing , the body of Abdul Majid (14), a  madrasa student, was found ...

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Two drug dealers arrested in Cox\'s Bazar with 1 .70 lakh Yaba pills

Cox'sBazar Correspondent :
In the Cox's Bazar ,  Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-15)  arrested two drug dealers, including one lakh 70 ...

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Security man dies at Ctg Port

A Correspondent :
A member of security staff at Chattogram Port was killed as he was hit by a crane ...

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Missing body found in Chakaria-Matamuhuri River

Chakaria (Cox's Bazar) Correspondent :
Mujibur Rahman (14), a madrasa student met a  tragic death due to illegal sand extraction ...

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Trend of going abroad of patients to be declined : Dr Devi Shetty

Chattogram Bureau :
Noted cardiac surgeon and consultant of cardiac  medicine of this subcontinent Dr Devi Prashad Shetty said  ,  ...

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Low- lying areas at Port City submerged due to heavy rainfall . This picture was taken from Muradpur yesterday.

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National▲ Top

BARISHAL: Members of Coast Guard recovered 110 Yaba tablets and ten bottles of local liquor from Charmonai area in Barishal yesterday.

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KULAURA (Moulvibazar): Different environmental organisations formed a human chain on the occasion of the Magurchhara Day on Friday.

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GAIBANDHA: A voluntary blood donation programme was held at Pouras Park Point marking the World Blood Donation Day organised by Gaibandha Sandhani Donor Club on Friday.

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BHALUKA (Mymensingh): Md Kazim Uddin Ahmed MP speaking at a reception at Awami League office in Bhaluka on Friday. Among others, Alhaj Abul Kalam Azad, Chairman, Upazila Parishad and Adv Shawkat Ali, Vice- President, Upazila Awami League were present in the programme.

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Two teenagers drown in Nilphamari

UNB, Nilphamari :
Two teenagers drowned while bathing in Kharkharia River in Saidpur upazila on Friday noon.
The deceased were identified ...

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Bumper jackfruit production likely in Narsingdi

M A Awal, Narsingdi :
Bumper production of juicy tasteful jackfruit is expected in this season as the weather condition ...

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One allegedly beaten to death, 4 held at Babuganj

Barishal Correspondent :
One Muzaher Haoladar,70, son of late Hashem Haoladar, and a grocery shop owner allegedly beaten to ...

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Lightnings kill two in Habiganj, Natore

BSS, Habiganj :
A college student and a woman were killed in lightning strikes in Habiganj and Natore districts on ...

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AL activist killed by rival at Chowgachha

Jessore Correspondent :
An  Awami League activist  Mominur Rahman, 50, was killed  by his rival group at Lashkorpur village under  ...

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58 including UP chairman chargesheeted in Morrelganj

Bagerhat Correspondent :
After a long investigation for 8 months in the sensational murder case of  two  Awami League leaders ...

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Sylhet city getting busy after Eid

Sylhet Bureau :
Sylhet city has started getting back its familiar bustling look as most of the Eid holidaymakers, who ...

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Road crash kills old man in Chandpur

Chandpur   Correspondent  :
An old man was killed and three others were injured when a  speedy  auto rickshaw carrying the ...

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Bumper summer vegetables output expected in Rangpur

BSS, Rangpur :
The farmers are expecting a super bumper production of summer vegetables during this Kharip-1 season in Rangpur ...

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Back Page▲ Top

Read budget to reply critics

BSS, Dhaka :
Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday urged the party ...

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Udichi Shilpa Goshthi performing songs at Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy welcoming the \'Barsha\' on the first day of Ashar on Saturday.

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Man beaten to death over land dispute in Khulna

UNB, Khulna :
A man was beaten to death allegedly by his brother and nephews over land dispute at Fategati ...

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Cyclone Vayu likely to hit Gujarat tomorrow

The Statesman, India :
Cyclone Vayu will change its path again and is likely to hit Gujarat's Kutch on June ...

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BGB man, 2 others killed in lightnings

Staff Reporter :
At least three persons, including a BGB member, were killed and several others seriously injured when lightning ...

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Unemployment forces people to go abroad taking risk: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :
BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said Bangladeshi youths are opting to take risky ...

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IUCN advises placing Sundarbans on \'World Heritage in danger\' list

UNB, Dhaka :
International Union for Conservation of Nature( IUCN), the official advisor on natural World Heritage, recommends for three ...

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1st rain of monsoon brings relief to city dwellers

Staff Reporter :
Battling extreme heat for couple of weeks people heaved a sigh of relief as light rainfall accompanied ...

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Man held for \'rape attempt\' on minor girl

UNB, Sirajganj :
A man has been arrested for 'trying to rape' a four-year-old girl at Charkhasia Roypara village in ...

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Teesta, Rohingya to be on agenda

BSS, Dhaka :
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has asked his new Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to expedite initiatives ...

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Ex-Pak President Zardari’s sister held over laundering case

PTI, Islamabad  :
Pakistan's top anti-graft body has arrested sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case related ...

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Budget not pro-people, says Dr Kamal

Staff Reporter :
Gono Forum on Saturday said, the proposed national budget for 2019-20 fiscal is not pro-people.
"This is not ...

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13 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :
At least 13 persons including a BGB member were killed and 50 others seriously injured in several ...

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Farmers to march towards Dhaka in December

Staff Reporter :
Jatiya Krishak Samity and Bangladesh Khetmajur Union, the farmers' and farm labourers' fronts of the Workers Party ...

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10pc power from renewables difficult as many projects hit snag

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh's goal to generate 10 percent of its electricity from renewables by the next year will be ...

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BD elected ECOSOC member

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh was elected a member of the prestigious Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations ...

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Cops to go door to door to update citizen info: DMP

Staff Reporter  :
Police are going to knock every house in the capital throughout this week to update citizen information ...

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Stay updated with knowledge, training

UNB, Dhaka :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the Special Security Force (SSF) personnel to be equipped with ...

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Business & Economy▲ Top

Budget to put pressure on current tax payers: MCCI

Economic Reporter :
Hailing the national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 (FY20), the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) ...

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Robi launches women focused digital lifestyle service, Ichchedana

Business Desk :
Robi has launched a women focused digital lifestyle service, 'Ichchedana', combining safety and security features, Ichchedana provides ...

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Walton customers get Cricket bat, ball with Mashrafe autograph

Business Desk :
Television customers of Walton brand got gold edition cricket bat-ball with the autograph of Bangladesh National Cricket ...

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Innovation stakeholder consultative confce held

Business Desk  :
A two-day long innovation stakeholder consultative conference on 'Technological Innovation Management Centric Initiative for Building an Innovation ...

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Green pepper being exported to Middle East countries

Economic Reporter :
Green pepper cultivation in Manikganj district is increasing sharply as the vegetable is being exported to some ...

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Proposed budget business-friendly: FBCCI

Economic Reporter :
Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) on Saturday hailed the proposed budget for fiscal ...

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M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail and SME Banking of Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) speaking at a training programme on Business Management for women entrepreneurs, in Chattogram. K A Habibullah, Chairperson, SME Foundation is also seen among others. EBL Women Banking organized the 4-day programme in association with SME Foundation and Chittagong Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CWCCI) recently and which was participated by 30 women entrepreneurs.

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Battle over Brazil\'s pension reform

AFP, Sao Paulo :
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's proposed overhaul of the country's bloated pension system sparked a nationwide strike ...

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China, South Asia to promote manufacturing upgrading

Xinhua, Kunming :
Manufacturing upgrading is the hottest topic at the 14th China-South Asia Business Forum held in Kunming, capital ...

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IEA sees ample oil supplies and weak demand

AFP, Paris :
Tepid growth in demand for oil along with ample supplies from non-OPEC countries will complicate efforts by ...

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India set to raise tariffs on some US goods

AFP, New Delhi :
India has decided to raise tariffs on imports of 29 goods from the US after having ...

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British SMEs get record 6.7 bln pounds equity investment in 2018

Xinhua, London :
British Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) received a record 6.7 billion pounds (about 8.5 billion U.S. dollars) ...

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Wall Street edges lower on China economy woes, tech outlook

AFP, New York :
Wall Street sagged into the red on Friday but clung to slender gains for the week ...

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International▲ Top

Iran President renews ultimatum over nuclear pact compliance

Reuters, Dushanbe :
Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its nuclear deal commitments unless other signatories show "positive signals", the ...

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South Europe summit calls for 'fair' migrant distribution

AFP, Valletta :
Southern European leaders called Friday for a fair distribution of migrants arriving from across the Mediterranean as the ...

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Sudan opposition chief demands unbiased probe on protest crackdown

AFP, Omdourman :
Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly ...

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Beijing denies ‘hit-and-run’ in South China Sea collision

AFP, Manila :
Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased ...

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US infant boy cut out of mother\'s womb dies at hospital

AFP, Chicago :
A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe ...

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News In Brief

Trump calls for talks with Iran
AP, Washington
President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the ...

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Campus Cronical▲ Top

Reduced Timetables

Carl O'Brien :
Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, said safeguards need to be put in place to ensure that the ...

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Global Search for Education

C. M. Rubin :
Since 2009, Design for Change, based in India, has focused on creating learning environments that balance ...

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Teaching kids about sustainable living

Marianne Stenger  :
Today's children will be tomorrow's leaders in the battle against climate change, so it's vital that kids ...

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