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March 25 to be observed as Genocide Day By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 12th March, 2017, 00:00

Parliament on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as Genocide Day condemning Pakistan for committing genocide on the unarmed Bangalees on this day in 1971. The…

March 25 to be observed as Genocide Day

Bangladesh may ask for tax exemption for power import

The government is likely to seek tax exemption facilities for electricity import from India during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Delhi visit scheduled for April 7-9, officials said.


Revised Trump travel ban gets legal blow

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s revamped travel ban is facing its first major legal setback, after a federal judge halted enforcement of the directive that would deny US entry to the wife…


Permanent attorney service yet to be introduced

The government is yet to implement its plan to introduce a permanent attorney service, which experts say, is essential for ensuring justice for the victims of criminal offences and civil disputes.…

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BNP came to power in 2001 with India’s help: PM BNP came to power in 2001 
with India’s help: PM

Taking a swipe at BNP for its recent anti-Indian remarks, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday alleged that this party came to power in 2001 through giving undertaking to sell gas to India, reports…

Metropolis
No plan to raise age limit for entry to govt job: PM No plan to raise age limit for
entry to govt job: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that the government has no plan to raise the age limit for entry into the government jobs. “We don’t have any plan to raise the…

Editorial
QualityAssurance and Good Governance at Private Universities QualityAssurance and Good 
Governance at Private Universities

The growth of private universities in Bangladesh is phenomenal. Their contribution to imparting higher education to a large number of students is undeniable. These universities are run by Boards of…

Opinion
Overcoming FDI complexities Overcoming FDI complexities

Foreign Direct Investment or better known as FDI, is widely considered as one of the key sources of economic growth around the world. Countries like Bangladesh, who’s aiming to graduate from…

Asia
Modi’s party wins landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh Modi’s party wins landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most populous state on Saturday in a massive vote of confidence for the prime minister halfway into his first term, reports…

World
Twin Damascus bombs kill 46 including many pilgrims Twin Damascus bombs kill 46 including many pilgrims

BEIRUT: Twin bombs targeting Shia pilgrims on Saturday killed 46 people in Damascus, most of them Iraqis, a monitoring group said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Shwapnil mesmerises Kolkata audience Shwapnil mesmerises Kolkata audience

Eminent Bangladeshi singer Shwapnil Shojib mesmerised the audience at a musical soiree in Kolkata of West Bengal last morning. Shwapnil held the audience spellbound by rendering some…

Winner
Herath leads Lanka’s crushing win over Bangladesh Herath leads Lanka’s crushing win over Bangladesh

Rangana Herath grabbed six wickets in the second innings to become Test cricket’s most successful left-arm spinner as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 259 runs in their first Test at Galle on…

My Districts
Yield, price make potato growers happy Yield, price make potato
growers happy

RAJSHAHI: Most of the growers have become happy as they got bumper yield and expected market price of the newly harvested potato everywhere in the region including its Barind tract this season, reports…

Campus
A college mired in problems A college mired in problems

Academic activities of Government Azam Khan College in Khulna, where around 10,000 students are enrolled, are hampered as the institution is beset with multifarious problems including shortage of classrooms,…

News link
Haqqanis, LeT, JeM should be treated like terror groups: India Haqqanis, LeT, JeM should be treated like terror
groups: India

UNITED NATIONS: India has said that outfits like the Haqqani network, LeT and JeM should be treated like terrorist groups and warned that terrorism’s “resurgent forces” are not given…

Business
Jute sector to grow like RMG in 5 years: Azam Jute sector to grow like 
RMG in 5 years: Azam

State Minister for Textiles and Jute Mirza Azam on Saturday hoped that the country’s jute sector will achieve successes like local RMG sector in the next five years as the government is giving…

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