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Too much show of power not honourable for law enforcers

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) vice chairman retired major Hafiz Uddin Ahmed was arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in ...

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Mehedi confesses to hitting Abrar first

Staff Reporter :
One of the key accused in Abrar murder case Mehedi Hasan Robein confessed to a magistrate on Monday ...

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Directive given for quick disposal of Abrar murder case

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she has directed the Law Minister to look for a way for the ...

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7 lakh mobile users switched operators keeping same number

Staff Reporter :
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has said a total of 6,90,550 mobile phone subscribers have successfully been able ...

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BUET admission test held amid tight security

Staff Reporter :
The first-year Admission Test of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for the academic session 2019-20 was ...

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Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

JIJI Press :
Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in ...

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Two killed in BGB firing

Staff Reporter :
Two people were killed as Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) troops opened fire after chaos erupted at a polling ...

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Minor girl dumped in pond after murder

Staff Reporter  :
Police recovered a body of minor girl with bricks in a sack from a pond in Barakapur village ...

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Minor boy brutally murdered in Sunamganj

Staff Reporter :
A five-year-old boy was brutally killed at Kejaura village in Derai upazila of Sunamganj district early Monday.
Ears were ...

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Trio of US economists win Nobel Prize

AFP, Stockholm  :
A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight ...

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Tk 9 lakh cr siphoned off: Menon

UNB, Gazipur :
Workers Party president Rashed Khan Menon on Monday said some Tk 9 lakh crores has been siphoned off ...

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Suspended ACC Director Basir seeks HC bail

Staff Reporter :
Suspended Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Khandaker Enamul Basir again filed bail petition with the High Court ...

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BCL expels BUET unit\'s leader Amit

Staff Reporter  :
Amit Saha, one of the 19 suspects held over Abrar Fahad murder, has been expelled from his post ...

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Syrian army heads north after Kurdish deal

Syrian government forces have started to reach the north of the country, hours after the government agreed to help Kurdish ...

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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.
 

City▲ Top

President M Abdul Hamid witnessing the progress of different ongoing development projects in Itna Upazila of Kishoreganj on Monday.

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Bangladesh marching ahead in parliamentary democracy : Speaker


Bangladesh is marching ahead in the parliamentary democracy practice under the continuous leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
"A total of ...

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Muktijuddha Mancha formed a human chain in front of Raju Sculpture of Dhaka University on Monday to realize its various demands including withdrawal of decision to ban students\' politics in BUET.

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ICT-1 to deliver verdict in Gaibandha war crimes case today

Staff Reporter :
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is set to announce its verdict against five people accused of committing crimes against ...

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Dry weather likely


Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, according to a met office release here ...

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\'Nirapad Sarak Chai\' observed a programme in the city 0 point intersection on Monday with a call to raise mass awareness to cross road.

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Move to implement two more metro rail projects


After the Mass Rapid Transit Line 6 (metro rail) in the capital, the government plans to implement two more metro ...

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Journo Kamruzzaman Bablu\'s father passes away


Mohammed Ali Asshad (81), father of Kamruzzaman Bablu, Senior Reporter of The New Nation and President of Safe Food & ...

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Bangladesh lauded for mental health protection


Health Minister Zahid Malek has said Bangladesh has received global acclamation for protecting health and generously hosting Rohingyas.
"In the past ...

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Finance Minister leaves for USA


Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal leaves here for Washington in the early hours of Monday to attend the Annual Meetings ...

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Acting Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Hashibur Rahman Manik, among others, at a cleanliness campaign organised jointly by zonal executive officer and executive magistrate, zone-3 in front of Jhigatala Bazar in the city on Monday.

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Journalist Dil Monowara dies


Dil Monowara Monu, a senior journalist and former Executive Editor of fortnightly 'Ananya', died at BIRDEM Hospital in the city ...

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ORGANISATION SNIPPETS


Bam Ganotantrik Jote

A rally organised by Bam Ganotantrik Jote was brought out in the city on Sunday. In the programme ...

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Editorial▲ Top

Teachers\' dependency on guidebooks and quality education

LACK of training among the teachers of English and Mathematics in secondary schools is largely responsible for students' fondness for ...

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Expand infrastructural facilities in the universities

WHEN most of the country's public universities are going through a crisis situation at that time fresh unrest that erupted ...

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Real Dilemma

Saniya Binte Rehman :
Pakistan's Gwadar Port, built and managed by China, has run into rough weather due to inadequate cargo ...

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River Erosion

Md. Emdadul   Haque Badsha :
Govt. of Bangladesh is spending huge amount of   hard-earned money to control flood, river bank erosion ...

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Entertainment▲ Top

Ankhi Alamgir: Uncontested singer on stage performance

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
Ankhi Alamgir is such a singer who always gets priority from the audience to perform on ...

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Maanayata Dutt opens up about her movie Baba being screened at the Golden Globes

Producer Maanayata Dutt is back in Mumbai after her film Baba was screened at Golden Globes at Los Angeles. ...

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Kareena shows off how to wear florals this autumn

Setting trends is something like a daily chore for Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan. Bebo is a true fashionista ...

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Shakila, Apu pair up for TV serial

Entertainment Report :
In last Eid, model Shakila Parvin first acted in a faction play. Though she got offer to ...

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Rozlyn Khan’s short film trailer will give Goosebumps -- A crime thriller

The queen of oomph and sensuality, Rozlyn Khan is geared up for her maiden production under her banner Rozlyn ...

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Farhan Akhtar embraces stories which highlight life’s journey

Farhan Akhtar is known for delivering stellar performances with some extraordinary stories with each of his projects, projects which ...

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Ryan Reynolds serenades Hugh Jackman with cheeky b’day song

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds sang a high-pitched cheeky birthday song for Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who celebrated his 51st ...

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Sports▲ Top

Gauff salutes Federer\'s words of wisdom

AFP, Austria :
Coco Gauff hailed Roger Federer for his words of wisdom as the 15-year-old US prodigy on Sunday became ...

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Brigid Kosgei wins the Women\'s Marathon in World record time in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

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Argentina hit Ecuador for six in friendly


Argentina thumped Ecuador 6-1 in a friendly in Spain on Sunday, making light of the continued absence of Lionel Messi ...

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Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Nigeria


Neymar limped off injured early on as Brazil played out a 1-1 friendly draw against a spirited Nigeria at the ...

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Kenya\'s Kosgei crushes Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon


Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and ...

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Girls\' morale now at pick: Coach Choton


The Bangladesh U-15 women's team head coach Golam Robanni Choton said after consecutive good performances in the tournament the morale ...

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San Antonio Spurs\' DeMar DeRozan( center) drives between New Orleans Pelicans\' Brandon Ingram( left) and Lonzo Ball during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in San Antonio on Sunday.

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\'Best ever\' Biles hails record 25 world medals


US gymnastics star Simone Biles won her fifth gold medal in the women's floor final Sunday to conclude her "best ...

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S. Korea football team departs for World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang

South Korean footballers departed for Pyongyang on Monday to play a World Cup qualifier against North Korea amid deadlocked talks ...

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Football▲ Top

Poland, Russia reach Euro 2020 as Germany, Netherlands close in


Poland and Russia secured their places at Euro 2020 on Sunday with victories over North Macedonia and Cyprus respectively, while ...

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Bangladesh to play India today


Bangladesh National Football team will play against India National Football team in their third group match of the Joint Qualification ...

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Cricket▲ Top

BCB\'s decision to include a leg-spinner in BPL teams elates Aminul


While the leg-spinner in this country got limited exposure, at least in the domestic circuit, the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) ...

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Young pacer Sumon Khan makes his presence felt in NCL


Amid the dominance of the national players in the opening round of 21st National Cricket League, a literally unknown young ...

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Ganguly poised to become cricket board chief


Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is poised to take over as the president of the country's cricket board as nominations ...

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Chittagong▲ Top

CCC Mayor along with Chairman , Co-Chairman of Franchaise Bangla Tigers and President of Chattogram Press Club were present at the logo unveiling ceremony at Chattogram Club Auditorium on Saturday.

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No torture cell exists on at CU : VC

CU Correspondent :
No "torture cell' exists  on the campus of Chittagong University (CU).After visiting several halls of  the University, ...

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Fish price increases in Port City

Chattogram Bureau :
Due to the ban on fishing, prices of all kinds of fish have increased in Chattogram market. ...

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Logo unveiling ceremony of Bangla Tigers held

Chattogram Bureau :
The logo unveiling ceremony of Frachaise Bangla Tigers was held Chattogram Club auditorium on Saturday afternoon . ...

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Admission test of CUET held

Chattogram Bureau :
The admission tests for the first year graduation courses of Chattogram University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) ...

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48 pc works of Bangabandhu Tunnel completed

Chattogram Bureau :
Chairman  of the Parliamentalry Standing Committee on Ministry of Roadas and  Bridges Md. Akkabar Hossain said after ...

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Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Aziz Ahmed visiting Oerlikon Rader Control Gun at Nidaniya AD Firing Range in Cox\'s Bazar on Sunday.

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National▲ Top

Young girl raped by JL leader in Jashore

Benapole  Correspondent :
A  teenager  was  allegedly raped  by a local Juba League leader in Sonatola village under Avainagor Upazila ...

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2,000 palm seeds sown in Rajshahi Barind

BSS, Rajshahi :
Around 2,000 palm seeds were sown in three drought-prone Barind areas aimed at reducing the rate ...

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Two receive bullet injuries during snatching in Bagerhat

Bagerhat Correspondent :
Two people were injured by bullet as some snatchers opened fire on them in a bid to ...

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Youth gets life term for raping minor girl

Staff Reporter, Rangpur :
A court here on Sunday sentenced a young man to life imprisonment for raping a minor ...

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Tk 1.25 b project to improve Sylhet Central Bus Terminal

Sylhet Bureau :
The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) has started work on the project to improve the Sylhet Central Bus ...

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Army man beaten up by father-in-law

RU Correspondent :
Father-in-law allegedly beat up an army man over a family feud at Puthia upazila in Rajshahi on ...

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BHANGURA (Pabna): The Fire Service Department arranged a fire extinguishing exercise at Bhangura Upazila in observance of the International Day for Disaster Risk on Sunday .

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MANIKGANJ: Singair Upazila Parishad brought out a rally marking the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Sunday.

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FULBARIA(Mymensingh): A rally was brought out from Fulbaria Upazila Parishad on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Sunday.

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KISHOREGANJ: District Administration, Kishoreganj brought out a colourful rally marking the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Sunday.

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Community-based preparedness to reduce disaster risks stressed

Bogura Correspondent :
The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction has been celebrated by Bogura District Administration with various programmes ...

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SUNDARGANJ(Gaibandha): Teesta River erosion continues at Sundarganj Upazila point as no effective plan was taken. This snap was taken yesterday.

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Back Page▲ Top

Russian President Vladimir Putin in Saudi Arabia

ARAB News, Dubai :
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Riyadh on Monday in his first visit since 2007, and ...

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A busy road in between Secretariat and the Jatiya Press Club is almost occupied by the outsiders and govt staff as car parking zone, despite Paribahan Pool is there, causing immense sufferings to commuters and pedestrians. This photo was taken on Monday.

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Cases must be settled by speedy trial tribunal

UNb, Dhaka :
Rights based Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) demanded settlement of cases of child abuse and rape by a ...

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Human chain demands justice for Abrar in Sylhet

UNB, Sylhet :
Students of different educational institutes in the district town on Monday formed a human chain demanding justice ...

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JN Hall tragedy day today

UNB, Dhaka :
Dhaka University (DU) today will remember the students and guests who were killed in a tragic incident ...

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Cabinet clears draft N waste disposal policy

Staff Reporter :
The cabinet approved a draft policy for radioactive waste management with a provision that polluters will have ...

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Queen Elizabeth sets out Johnson\'s Oct 31 Brexit priority

Reuters :
Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 ...

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Govt turned country into \'Digital BD\'

UNB, Dhaka :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Awami League government has transformed the country into 'Digital Bangladesh' ...

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Gulistan, Science Lab attacks carried out to draw IS attention: DMP

Staff Reporter :
The recent attacks carried out by a gang of New JMB targeting police at Gulistan and Science ...

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Voters not allowed to enter centres: Rizvi

Staff Reporter :
BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Monday claimed that the voters were not ...

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Abrar beaten to death as Shibir suspect: CTTC chief

Staff Reporter :
Monirul Islam, Additional Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), on Monday said that Bangladesh University of Engineering ...

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HC rules over pry teachers selected through BCS

Staff Reporter :
The High Court on Monday issued a rule upon the concerned bodies of the government to explain ...

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ACC Chairman should resign if he fails to discharge duty: Taposh

UNB, Dhaka :
Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh MP said on Monday the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) should ...

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Uber drivers observe 24-hr strike in city

Staff Reporter :
Drivers of ridesharing Uber in Dhaka had 24-hour work abstention from Sunday  midnight to press home their ...

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NZ creates unit to \'disrupt\' online extremism aftermath of Christchurch massacre

AFP :
New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to ...

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A total of about 12,000 candidates appeared at the BUET admission tests on Monday along with hundreds of guardians seen rush on its campus as Abrar murder protest movement being halted for the tests.

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300 new dengue patients hospitalised

Staff Reporter :
Three hundred new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Monday ...

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BNP against ban on student politics

UNB, Dhaka :
Stating that the entire student community should not be blamed for the 'misdeeds' of Bangladesh Chhatra League ...

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Business & Economy▲ Top

Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director of Dhaka Bank Limited, Imran Karim, Vice-Chairman and Khalid Islam, Managing Director of Zodiac Power Chattogram Limited, Md. Ekhlasur Rahman, Executive Director of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited, Md. Abdul Khaleque Khan, CEO of Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited, Humaira Azam, Managing Director (CC) of Trust Bank Limited, along with other senior officials of the respective organizations, poses for photograph after signing a Preference Shares arrangement of Tk. up to 800 million with the power company held at a hotel in the city on Saturday. This is a 54.363 MW (net) HFO based Power Plant at Potiya, Chattogram.

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Walton gets best large scale industry entrepreneur

Business Desk :
The country's electronics giant Walton has been honoured with 'IFIC Bank-Samakal Business Award-2018' for its outstanding contribution ...

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Padma ranks 28th in remittance collection

Economic Reporter :
Padma Bank, a fourth generation financial institution, has stood 28th among the 57 remittance receiving banks in ...

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More countries keen to set up economic zones in BD: Salman F Rahman

Economic Reporter :
Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Advisor Salman F Rahman on Monday said that more foreign countries ...

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Bank Asia wins Best Business Innovation Award

Business Desk :
Bank Asia has been crowned the Best Innovation Award - Financial Sector in the competition of `Bangladesh ...

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Bourses observe another sluggish session

Economic Reporter :
Country's capital bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) witnessed another sluggish trading session on Monday by extending the ...

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Syed Akthar Hasan Uddin, Director along with Shamim Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer of Guardian Life Insurance Limited (GLIL), receiving the BASIS National ICT Awards-2019 from State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, for securing the 1st Runner Up place in Banking, Insurance & Finance Category at a hotel in the city on Friday. The company earned this recognition for EasyLife- an app based digital life insurance platform which is the first of its kind in the country.

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Mongla EZ to be lucrative place for investment

Economic Reporter :
Speakers at a programme on Monday urged investors to invest in the Mongla Economic Zone (EZ) as ...

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Shirin Akhter New DMD of BKB

Business Desk :
Shirin Akhter has joined Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) recently.
Prior to joining ...

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Seven banks renew MoUs with CPTU

Economic Reporter :
Seven banks renewed their Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with the Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) for receiving payments ...

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Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating its 348th branch at Banglamotor in the city on Monday. Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, DMD, Mohammed Monirul Moula, AMD of the bank, Humayun Bokhteyar and Zaman Ara Begum, Directors of Padma Islami Life Insurance Ltd, were also present.

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Eng. A.K.M. Mosharraf Hussain, Director, Jamuna Bank Limited, inaugurating its 133rd branch at Solonga Bazar, Raigonj in Sirajgonj recently. Shafiqul Alam, CEO, Nur Mohammad, EC Chairman of the bank and local elites were also present.

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S\'pore eases monetary policy, avoids recession

AFP, Singapore :
Singapore eased monetary policy for the first time in over three years Monday as the US-China trade ...

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For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

UNB, Dubai :
From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan ...

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Asian markets rally after China, US reach partial trade deal

AFP, Hong Kong :
Asian investors on Monday cheered a partial trade deal between China and the United States, sending ...

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M. Shahidul Islam, Managing Director of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, handing over a crest to A K Azad, Managing Director of Ha-Meem Group for achieving the National Export Trophy year of 2016-2017 for their outstanding contribution in country\'s export business at his office in the city recently. Top officials of the bank were present.

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International▲ Top

Any attempt to split China will be ‘crushed’, Xi warns during maiden visit to Nepal

PTI, Kathmandu :
President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that anyone attempting to "split" China will be "crushed" as he held ...

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Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

AFP, Qamishli :
Syria's Kurds on Sunday announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border ...

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US presidential hopeful Sanders seeks to shrug off heart attack


US Senator Bernie Sanders may be 78 and recovering from a heart attack, but he is determined to prove he ...

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Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

AFP, London :
Britain and the European Union on Monday enter a pivotal week that determines if they are still on ...

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News In Brief

Imran Khan in Tehran on mission to "facilitate" Iran-Saudi talks
AFP, Tehran
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on ...

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Sudanese rebel groups seek peace after years of fighting

AP, Cairo :
Sudan's new, transitional authorities have six months to make peace with the country's rebels under a power-sharing deal ...

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Campus Life▲ Top

IU admission tests schedule published

IU Correspondent :
The schedule for admission test of first year honors course under the academic session 2019-20 of Islamic ...

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AUW celebrates \'Int\'l Day of Girl Child\'

Campus Report :
"GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable" the theme for the International Day of the Girl Child was celebrated at ...

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Seminar on suicide at EWU

Campus Report :
Department of Sociology, East West University (EWU) organized a seminar on 'Suicide: Context and Prevention' on Thursday ...

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