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IBBL stops all sorts of investment

Anisul Islam Noor :
In an unprecedented development Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (IBBL); which is by far the largest private sector ...

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3 held for \'sexually harassing\' pvt univ student in bus

Staff Reporter
Three transport workers were arrested on Monday in connection with sexually harassing a private university student in a running ...

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`Dead` newborn girl wakes up before burial

Staff Reporter :
A newborn baby girl woke up at the time of her final bathing before burial at the Azimpur ...

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Army deployment must for fair polls: Sujan

Staff Reporter :
Speakers at a discussion organized by Sushashoner Janno Nagorik (Sujan) -  a civic platform expressed apprehension on holding ...

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Tarique`s passport `surrender`: BNP calls it all lies

BNP on Monday termed 'false and baseless' state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam's statement about handing over of ...

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Confusions over freedom of press to be removed: Law Minister

Staff Reporter :
Law Minister Anisul Huq on Monday said that all confusions over the freedom of press would be ...

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Cut corporate tax

Special Correspondent  :
Exporters have demanded corporate tax cut for export-oriented industries in the next budget to make local exportable competitive ...

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Tarique\'s legal notice to Shahriar

Staff Reporter :
Acting Chairman of BNP Tarique Rahman on Monday sent a legal notice to State Minister for Foreign Affairs ...

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7-yr-old girl loses arm as truck knocks her

Staff Reporter :
A schoolgirl got her left arm severed after a truck knocked her down at Sherua Battala in Bogura's ...

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Fashion giants fail to escape long shadow

The Telegraph :
It was on this day five years ago that cracks began to appear in the walls of Rana ...

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Cops foil BNP rally in city

Police foiled a rally brought out by Dhaka South City unit BNP in the capital on Monday demanding the release ...

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Compensation still a far cry

Tariq Al Banna :
Although five years have passed since the deadly collapse of rana Plaza, providing adequate compensation to all ...

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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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City▲ Top

President Abdul Hamid receiving an annual audit report from a delegation led by Auditor and Comptroller General Masud Ahmed at Bangabhaban on Monday.

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\'Whistleblowers\' Act appears ineffective for lack of publicity\'

Despite its enactment six years ago, the Whistleblowers' Protection Act-2011 with a particular goal to check corruption in government offices, ...

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Cultural personality Kamal Lohani distributing certificates among the participants at a workshop organised on Bangla language by Quantum Foundation on Saturday in Quantum Meditation Hall in the city.

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Int\'l conference on Geology begins at JU today


A two-day international conference on 'Engineering Geology and Environment' will begin on the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus today.
JU Geological ...

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Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government Hafiz Uddin Ahmed speaking at a roundtable on \'City Corporation Election: Citizens\' Thought\' organised by Citizens for Good Governance at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

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PM returns home


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Monday morning concluding her eight-day official visit to the United Kingdom and Saudi ...

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Community participation to achieve universal health coverage stressed


Health experts and activists at a discussion in the city said community level participation is a must for achieving the ...

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Sadia gets pry scholarship in talent-pool


Sadia Akter, a student of Pashchim Austagram Government Primary School, Austagram, Kishoreganj, has got primary scholarship in the talent-pool in ...

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Justice sought for RU Prof Rezaul on his death anniv


Family, friends, colleagues and students arranged different progammes on the campus, marking the second death anniversary of Rajshahi University professor ...

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Teachers\' role for skilled human resources stressed


Academics at a discussion said role and responsibility of higher seats of learning specially universities is very important for making ...

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Bangabandhu Diploma Medical Students Association formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday demanding formation of Diploma Medical Education Board of Bangladesh.

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Today’s Events


Discussion

Communist Party of Bangladesh, Central Committee organises a discussion in Moitree Auditorium of Muktibhaban in the city's Purana Palton at ...

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ORGANISATION SNIPPET


Teachers-Employees United Alliance

A rally organised by Teachers-Employees United Alliance was held in front of the Jatiya Press Club. In the ...

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\'MV Banglar Joy Jatra\' to be launched today in Jiangsu

A newly built ship 'MV Banglar Joy Jatra' for Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) is ready for launching and naming today ...

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Editorial▲ Top

UNSC delegation`s visit and our Foreign Ministry`s task

A UN Security Council delegation will arrive in Dhaka on April 29 to see the condition of Rohingya refugees who ...

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Justice delayed justice denied

FIVE years have elapsed after the Rana Plaza collapse in Savar which is known as deadliest garment-factory accident in history, ...

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Developing effective Internet management system

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed :
Recently writing in the newspapers is that the country begins lobbying to sell bandwidth again. We ...

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Is third world war looming large?

Mohammad Amjad Hossain :
Cancelling the visit to attend summit of Americas in Peru President Donald Trump of the United States ...

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Let it be the last case

Thomas L. Knapp :
Only a couple of weeks ago, US president Donald Trump stated his desire to bring American troops ...

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Readers’ Forum

Roads in deplorable condition

I used to praise Obaidul Quader when he was a MP and did not hesitate to criticise ...

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Entertainment▲ Top

Shilpa Shetty Kundra is Inspirational Celebrity of the Year

A successful wellness guru Shilpa Shetty Kundra is one of cinema’s most loved names. Her rise has nothing short of ...

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Bengal Creative Fest 2018 begins

Entertainment Report :
Bengal C Hub, a platform to unify the creative industry, share resources and open up career opportunities, inaugurated ...

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Richa Chadha’s new song look inspired by Parveen Babi’s Jawani Janeman

Actress Richa Chadha is considered to be the front-runner in Bollywood for experimenting with her looks and character in the ...

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Kumar Bishwajit’s three eras

Entertainment Report :
In music arena, popular singer Kumar Bishwajit has already crossed three eras. During long time of his career ...

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Madhuri, Anil Kapoor reunite for Total Dhamaal

One of the most popular silver screen pair of the 90s, Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor have reunited after 19 ...

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Selim, Safa under Tania’s direction in Eid play

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
On the occasion of coming Eid, Tania Ahmed has made a special play titled Babar Juta to ...

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Surprise for Fans: Soon, Boman Irani to be a part of Khichdi

This time, the makers of comedy show Khichdi has taken the creative liberty to cast new faces on the show, ...

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Industry in praises of Superstar Mahesh Babu for Bharat Aane Nenu

Not just the audience but everyone in the industry is loving Superstar Mahesh Babu’s performance in his latest release Bharat ...

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Sports▲ Top

(Left to right)) Uttam Mundy, CEO, PGTI; Arshi Haider, Chairman of bti; Siddikur Rahman, Professional Golfer; Asif Ibrahim, President, BPGA; Johnson Poh, Professional Golfer, Honey Baisoya, Professional Golfer unveiling the bti Open 2018 Trophy on Monday.

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Bangladesh storm into semis in Bangabandhu Volleyball

Defending champions Bangladesh stormed into the semi-final as group A champions in the second edition of Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's ...

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Siddikur to play in Volvo China Open

Bangladesh's pioneering golfer Siddikur Rahman is set to play in the $3.15 million (approx.) Volvo China Open, which will begin ...

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Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

AFP, New Delhi :
Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as "ecstatic" ...

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Chapol gives Archery equipments for BKSP


In a noble gesture, Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF) general secretary and first vice president of World Archery Asia Kazi Rajib ...

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25,000 euros a minute Messi zooms past Ronaldo as top earner

Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest earner in world football while Jose Mourinho tops the managers' chart, ...

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Football▲ Top

Little soccer-aces to head for national round in U-17 Football


Globally top men's shampoo brand Clearmen in association with Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has recently organized Clearmen Bangladesh U-17 Championship ...

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Development Cup Football tournament gets underway

The fifth edition of Development Cup Football tournament began on Monday at Govt. Physical Training College in city's Mohammadpur area ...

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National▲ Top

SUNDARGANJ (Gaibandha): A health camp was held at Bangabandhu Torun Sangho in Sundarganj Upazila on Saturday.

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MURADNAGAR(Cumilla): Affected farmers of Panchpukuria Bohumukhi Fisheries Project formed a human chain demanding steps to close the project permanently yesterday.

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BHANGURA (Pabna): Alhaj Mokbul Hossain MP giving cheques of Prime Minister\'s relief fund among the patients suffering from different diseases at Bhangura Upazila Awami League Office on Monday.

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SAGHATA(Gaibandha): Deputy Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Adv Md Fazle Rabbi Miah MP distributing loan among the poor women of Kukhatair Nari Unnoyan Samabay Samity Ltd at Saghata Upazila on Sunday.

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Doctor\'s \'negligence\' kills mother of a newly born baby

UNB, Joypurhat :
A mother was killed allegedly due to doctor's negligence two hours after giving birth to a baby ...

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Sustainable urban wash programme runs successfully in Rangpur

BSS, Rangpur :
The Sustainable Urban Wash (SUW) programme is running successfully here to ensure supply of pure drinking water, ...

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RAB arrests three for supplying fake question papers

BSS, Rangpur :
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-13 arrested three alleged members of a fake question paper leaking gang ...

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News In Brief

Orientation workshop  held at  Rampal
Rampal-Mongla Correspondent
An orientation workshop arranged by District Information Office was held in Rampal  recently on ...

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Lightning kills 6 in 3 dists

Staff Reporter, Kishoreganj :
At least three people including women were killed in separate lighting strikes in Bajitpur and Mitamoin ...

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BARISHAL: Bidi factory workers, businessmen and consumers in Barishal arranged mass-signature campaign for alternative workspace before closing bidi factories on Sunday.

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Newly built hatchery makes freshwater prawn farmers happy

BSS, Rajshahi :
A newly built hatchery here has created high hope among the freshwater prawn farmers relating to furthermore ...

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Ananta\'s generosity to Rajib\'s brothers

Staff Reporter :
Ananta Jalil, a renowned businessman and also a film superstar, has taken responsibilities of the two younger ...

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3 \'Ansar al-Islam militants\' held in Rajshahi

Staff Reporter  :
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday claimed to have arrested three members of banned militant outfit Ansar ...

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13 to die for murder in Gazipur

UNB, Gazipur :
A court here on Monday sentenced 13 people to death in a case over killing a man in ...

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BNP brought out a procession on Monday in city demanding its Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia\'s release from jail and seeking her treatment at private hospital.

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33 BD migrants held in Rajasthan

Tnn, Alwar :
Thirty-three illegal migrants from Bangladesh were arrested by the Alwar police on Sunday, who also recovered Aadhaar ...

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Kate, wife of UK\'s prince William, gives birth to 3rd child

AFP, London :
Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy today at a hospital in London, ...

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Man killed in city road crash

UNB, Dhaka :
A man was killed and eight people were injured following a head-on collision between two buses at ...

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HSC examinee killed in road crash

UNB, Rajshahi :
A Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinee was killed in a road accident in Paba upazila on Sunday ...

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3 \'Ansar al-Islam militants\' held in Rajshahi

Staff Reporter  :
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday claimed to have arrested three members of banned militant outfit Ansar ...

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Launching nationwide library movement urged

UNB, Dhaka :
As World Book and Copyright Day was celebrated on Monday to promote book reading and collection, experts ...

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2 accused snatched from cops

UNB, Cumilla :
Miscreants attacked police and snatched two accused from their custody in Soroshpur area on Monoharganj upazila on ...

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Attempt to slit AL leader\'s throat

UNB, Brahmanbaria :
Miscreants tried to slaughter a local Awami League leader in Bijoynagar upazila on Sunday night.
The victim is ...

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Energy audit regulation coming into effect

UNB, Dhaka :
The proposed energy audit regulation is finally coming into effect as the Power Division has recently received ...

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Hamid takes oath as President for 2nd term today

UNB, Dhaka :
President Md. Abdul Hamid will take oath on Tuesday as head of the state for the second ...

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50 killed in Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen wedding

RT News :
Suspected Saudi-led strikes on a wedding ceremony in Yemeni Hajjah province have resulted in multiple casualties, including ...

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Quader holds meeting with Modi

Staff Reporter :
A 19-member ruling Awami League delegation led by the party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader, yesterday held a ...

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Cumilla court to hear Khaleda’s bail pleas again on June 7

UNB, Cumilla :
A court here on Monday fixed June 7 for hearing again two bail petitions filed by BNP ...

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3 killed in separate gunfights

Staff Reporter :
Three persons, including two suspected robbers, were killed in separate 'gunfights' with the law enforcement in Chapainawabganj ...

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Pro-BNP teachers demand students\' security at DU

UNB, Dhaka :
Pro- BNP teachers of Dhaka University (DU) on Monday protested against the harassments of university's residential hall ...

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MV Banglar Joy Jatra to be launched tomorrow in Jiangsu

BSS, Dhaka :
A newly built ship 'MV Banglar Joy Jatra' for Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) is ready for launching ...

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Strict movement against bidi industry closer before cigarette

Economic Reporter :
The government has announced to close the bidi industry by 2020 and cigarette industry by 2038. However, ...

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Abul Quasem Haider, Board of Directors Chairman of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited (IFIL), presiding over its two-day long Quarterly Business Conference at its head office in the city recently. SM Bakhtiar Alam, EC Chairman and Mohammad Ruknuzzaman, Managing Director (CC) of the organization were also present.

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FTA to be signed with Thailand to boost export: Tofail

Economic Reporter :
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Mondday said Bangladesh and Thailand are working jointly to sign free-trade agreement ...

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China-Africa Economic, Cultural Week kicks off in Guangzhou

Xinhua, Guangzhou :
The first China-Africa Economic and Cultural Week opened in south China's Guangzhou on Friday, aiming to serve ...

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M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail Banking of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) and Md. Mahtabul Amin, CEO of SR Group, exchanging an agreement signing documents at the banks head office recently. Under the deal, SR Group will offer 15 percent discount to EBL Cardholders at their Garlic Ginger Restaurant at Jamuna Future Park in the city.

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BD keen to promote halal tourism with Arab nations

Business Desk :
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal on Monday said Bangladesh is keen to work with Arab ...

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Stocks maintain downward trend on both bourses

Economic Reporter :
Stocks maintained downward trend today as all indices on the country's both bourses-Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and ...

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4-day Thai trade show begins in city

Business Desk :
A four-day Thai trade show begun on Monday aiming to build relation, especially in trade, between the ...

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Workers recruitment for UAE to be completed within 3 months

Economic Reporter :
Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSC on Monday said the recruitment process of the ...

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Quazi Osman Ali, Managing Director of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL), presiding over its Business Review Meeting with all officers and executives of seven branches of Sylhet areas at Grand Sultan Tea Resort and Golf in Sreemangal in Moulvibazar on Saturday. Zafar Alam, DMD and Abdul Hannan Khan, Company Secretary of the bank were also present.

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Md. Younusur Rahman, Senior Secretary for Financial Institutions Division of Finance Ministry, addressing at the CRM and Corporate Branch Heads conference of Bangladesh Krishi Bank Limited at the bank\'s Staff College auditorium in the city on Saturday as chief guest. Mohammad Ismail, Chairman, Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania, Managing Director, Advocate Syed Kamruzzaman, Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmed and Md. Fashiar Rahman, Directors of the banks among others were also present.

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Merkel, Mexican president hail benefits of free trade

BSS, Hanover :
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who both face trade tensions with US ...

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Remittance payments hit record in 2017: WB

AFP, Washington :
Payments from immigrants back to their home countries rebounded to reach a new record in 2017 but ...

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Md Abdus Salam Azad, Managing Director of Janata Bank Limited, presiding over its Task Force Meeting at the banks head office in the city recently. Md. Ismail Hossain and Mohammad Fakrul Alam, DMDs of the bank were also present.

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Ran bans banks from using crypto currencies

AFP, Tehran :
Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions on Monday amid ...

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EU, Mexico reach agreement on free trade deal

AFP, Brussels :
The EU and Mexico said Saturday they had reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise an existing ...

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International▲ Top

Russian lawyer questions Mueller`s tactics

AP, Moscow :
A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 ...

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Trump`s travel ban faces US SC showdown

Reuters, Washington :
The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's immigration policies is set ...

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News In Brief

Xi to meet Modi this week
AFP, Beijing
Beijing (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Child rape case heightens India`s Hindu-Muslim divide

AFP, Jammu :
The internet is being cut for hours on end in Jammu as authorities try to halt protests ...

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S Korea halts border broadcasts ahead of Kim summit

AFP, Seoul :
South Korea's military on Monday switched off giant loudspeakers blasting messages towards the North's soldiers at the ...

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Campus Life▲ Top

Md. Anowar Habib Kazal, Senior Assistant Director (Public Relations) of Daffodil International University receiving 'Education Watch Award' at the 10th Founding Anniversary of 'Education Watch' at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum recently.

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Food safety seminar at DU

Campus Desk :
Speakers on Saturday said that skilled and well mechanised national food inspection with sufficient laboratories and trained ...

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BUP Intra Model United Nations Confce held

Campus Report :
A two-day conference titled BUP Intra Model United Nations Conference 2018 held at Bijoy Auditorium in its ...

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UN Assoc, JU celebrates 3rd Anniv

JU Correspondent :
Jahangirnagar University Model United Nations Association (JUMUNA) on Sunday celebrated its 3rd anniversary amid festive mood. Marking ...

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