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BGMEA Bhaban must be pulled down By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 6th March, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) will have no alternative to demolishing its high-rise building constructed on wetland at Hatirjheel in the capital, as the Supreme…

BGMEA Bhaban must be pulled down

Ansar Al-Islam banned

Bangladesh government has banned Islamist outfit Ansar Al-Islam, which claims to be the  Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent, for carrying out anti-state activities.…


Patients’ sufferings mount as interns continue strike

Patients are the worst sufferers of the continuous strike of interns at different medical colleges and hospitals across the country.   The work abstention began over suspension of…


Elections to 14 Upazilas, 4 municipalities today

Elections to 14 upazila parishads and four municipalities under different districts will be held today amid all-out security measures taken to ensure peaceful voting.   Polling will…

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Petrobangla to sign deal with Korean company next week Petrobangla to sign deal with Korean
company next week

State-owned Petrobangla will sign a deal with Korean company POSCO DAEWOO next week for exploration of oil and gas in the deep offshore block-12 in the Bay of Bengal.   “We…

Metropolis
First-ever vulture rescue centre set up in Dinajpur First-ever vulture rescue 
centre set up in Dinajpur

The first-ever vulture rescue centre has been set up in Dinajpur to provide treatment to the trans-boundary vulture — Himalayan Griffon — which travel the country each year during winter…

Sun Extra
Photo exhibition ‘London 1971’ begins at British Council Photo exhibition
‘London 1971’ begins
at British Council

An exhibition featuring rare photographs, artefacts and films of the movement that happened in London in 1971 to support the cause of Bangladesh during the Liberation War began at British Council in…

Editorial
Iran’s Nuclear Deal and the New US Administration Iran’s Nuclear Deal and the 
New US Administration

The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was in every sense one of the people, by the people and for the people of Iran. It overthrew the terrible and oppressive regime of the Shah of Iran that had committed…

Scitech
Trusted sources for online earnings Trusted sources for online earnings

Elance.com Elance is the internet’s biggest marketplace for legitimate freelance work. It provides a simple interface that allows you to search for jobs in any kind of…

Asia
Chinese premier rules out Taiwan, HK independence Chinese premier rules out Taiwan, HK independence

BEIJING: China will firmly oppose Taiwan “separatism”, Premier Li Keqiang declared Sunday, following tension with US President Donald Trump over the island, and said Hong Kong independence…

World
Thousands flee anti-IS offensives in Iraq, Syria Thousands flee anti-IS 
offensives in Iraq, Syria

MOSUL: Tens of thousands of civilians have fled offensives against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, where the jihadists are battling to keep what remains of their territory, the UN said Sunday.…

Culturetainment
I have busied myself with my family lately: Purnima I have busied myself with my 
family lately: Purnima

A girl from Chittagong, Dilara Hanif Rita, better known by her screen name Purnima, is one of the most admiring actresses of the country. Ever since her debut on silver screen in 1997, the versatile…

Winner
Tigers see best opportunity to beat Sri Lanka Tigers see best opportunity to beat Sri Lanka

Bangladesh will be hoping to improve their woeful away record with a win against Sri Lanka when a two-Test series against the hosts gets underway in Galle on Tuesday, reports AFP. Tigers…

My Districts
Experts for technology transfer to increase crop yeild Experts for technology transfer 
to increase crop yeild

RANGPUR: Agriculture experts at a farmers’ field day here have stressed on transferring latest technologies among farmers to increase crop output at lower costs for ensuring food security amid…

News link
Trump asks Congress to probe alleged illicit investigations Trump asks Congress to probe alleged illicit investigations

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is asking Congress to probe “potentially politically motivated investigations” during the 2016 campaign, the White House said Sunday, reports AFP.…

Business
FBCCI eyes duty-free access to US market thru’ Kenya FBCCI eyes duty-free access 
to US market thru’ Kenya

FBCCI First Vice President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin has said Bangladesh can enjoy duty-free access to the US market by investing in Kenya.   He also urged the concerned authorities…

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