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Mayhem by miscreants at Bashundhara By Other | Last Updated: 3rd March, 2017, 00:00

Capitalising on a trifling matter, organised gangs of miscreants have wreaked mayhem in a planned way at Bashundhara Residential Area.   Side by side, attempts were made to create…

Mayhem by miscreants at Bashundhara

Medicines being sold without prescription

Most of the drug outlets in and outside the capital are allegedly selling medicine to customers without prescription.   Salesmen of the drug outlets also give treatment to its poor…


Pay Tk 30.85 crore in damages in 2 weeks

The High Court on Thursday directed 154 tannery owners to pay within two weeks Tk 30.85 crore in damages for polluting environment caused by their failure to relocate their businesses from the capital’s…


Paper cup industry burdened with high tax rates

Despite having huge potential, high duty on importing raw materials is hindering the growth and export of eco-friendly paper cup manufacturing sector of the country.   Though most…

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Default loans soar to Tk 622 billion Default loans soar to Tk 622 billion

The amount of classified loans at banks soared to Tk 62,172 crore in December last year from Tk 51,371 crore in the same month a year ago, according to Bangladesh Bank data.   The…

Metropolis
Skill dev edn helps reduce child marriage: Study Skill dev edn helps reduce
child marriage: Study

Adolescent girls and boys can earn six times higher after receiving skill development education, a new study reveals, reports UNB.   Child marriage also tends to reduce by 62 percent…

Sun Extra
New maritime areas open door for dev, says Sayedul New maritime areas 
open door for dev, 
says Sayedul

CHITTAGONG: Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque said after winning the huge maritime boundary, a new door has been opened for socioeconomic development of increasing population…

Editorial
Mono or Multilingualism: Which Way to Go Mono or Multilingualism: Which Way to Go

One of the most celebrated cultural event of the people of Bangladesh and Bangla-speaking citizens of the greater world, the month-long “Boi Mela” or Amar Ekushey Book Fair, organised by…

Our faith
Significance of Sunnah and Hadith Significance of Sunnah and Hadith

The Sunnah or Hadith is the second and undoubtedly secondary source from which the teachings of Islam are drawn. Sunnah literally means a way or rule or manner of acting or mode of life and Hadiths…

Asia
US considers ‘direct military action’ against N Korea US considers ‘direct military action’ against N Korea

WASHINGTON: An internal White House review of strategy on North Korea reportedly includes the possibility of direct military action or regime change to counter the hermit kingdom’s nuclear threat,…

World
EU threatens fines for failing to take in refugees EU threatens fines for failing to take in refugees

BRUSSELS: The EU on Thursday stepped up warnings that countries could be punished if they fail to share the burden of mainly Syrian refugees stranded in Greece and Italy, reports AFP.  …

Culturetainment
Cinephiles at fever pitch as Bhuban Majhi hits cinemas today Cinephiles at fever pitch as Bhuban Majhi hits cinemas today

Bhuban Majhi fever has gripped the cinephiles of the country as the much-awaited film hits cinemas across Bangladesh today.   Film buffs have taken to social media and mounted a…

Winner
Mushfiq’s surrender opens the door for Litton Mushfiq’s surrender opens the door for Litton

Bangladesh talented wicketkeeper-batsman Litton Kumar Das first took the gloves for the national team against India in 2015. After dropping a few vital catches against Pakistan in a Test match in 2015,…

My Districts
Professional training for accelerating development stressed Professional training for accelerating development stressed

RANGPUR: Adequate professional training always enhances skill and works as driving force for anyone to achieve success in professional as well as personal life to accelerate national development, reports…

Business
Muhith lauds microcredit’s role in poverty reduction Muhith lauds microcredit’s role in poverty reduction

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said microcredit programme has contributed significantly to reducing poverty in the country. Lauding the role of Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus, Muhith…

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