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RCC, SCC mayors suspended again By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 3rd April, 2017, 00:00

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul and Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury were suspended again hours after they rejoined their offices on Sunday.…

RCC, SCC mayors suspended again

Tk 15.8b project for state-owned banks

The government has moved to modernise the state-owned banks to improve their efficiency and cyber security on the back of a slide in their performances. A total of 11 state-owned banks…


Recruit educated people with disabilities: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the private entrepreneurs to recruit educated and talented people having disabilities to their business houses for the welfare of all, reports UNB.…


Income disparity, violence threat to global peace

Nobel Laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Sunday termed the gradual rise in income inequalities and violence “the two biggest threats to the global peace and security”.…

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Govt to sign JV deal with Chinese firm Govt to sign JV deal with Chinese firm

State-owned Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) will sign a joint venture agreement (JVA) with Chinese state-owned Norinco International Ltd to set up a 1320MW plant in Patuakhali.    …

Metropolis
Bangladesh won’t let its land be used against neighbours Bangladesh won’t let its land
be used against neighbours

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reaffirmed her government’s commitment that the soil of Bangladesh would never be used against any neighboring countries, reports BSS. She…

Sun Extra
DGM technical conference held at BREB DGM technical conference
held at BREB

DGM (Technical) conference of 80 Rural Electrification Boards (REBs) was held at Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) headquarters in the capital on Saturday. Major General Moin…

Editorial
Trumpcare Crashes on Trump’s Face Trumpcare Crashes on Trump’s Face

President Donald Trump had energised the Republican base with opposition and hatred for the Affordable Care Act, also known as the Obamacare to win the Republican nomination and eventually the White…

Scitech
Promoting ‘local’ start-ups for digital Bangladesh Promoting ‘local’ start-ups for digital Bangladesh

Bangladesh has to focus on developing start-ups in technology domain to decreasing the dominative footprints of foreign-bound outlets here. Internet-based business outlet Alibaba’s…

Asia
Choose tourism over terrorism Choose tourism over terrorism

Udhampur: Sending out a message to the misguided youth of Kashmir, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said “40 years of bloodshed” has not benefitted anyone and that they should…

World
Most Americans favour probe into Trump Most Americans favour 
probe into Trump

NEW YORK: A slim majority of Americans favour an independent investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties with the Russian government, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center…

Culturetainment
National Film Day today National Film Day today

Today is the National Film Day.  To mark the day in a befitting manner, the Ministry of Information and BFDC have jointly chalked out elaborate programmes. Like every year, the National…

Winner
Lewis-inspired Windies crush Pakistan Lewis-inspired Windies crush Pakistan

Evin Lewis thrashed his way to 91 off 51 balls as the West Indies swept aside Pakistan by seven wickets in the third T20 International at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Saturday.  …

My Districts
Diversity protection can help boost food security: Speakers Diversity protection can help boost food security: Speakers

RAJSHAHI: Disseminating their indigenous knowledge and expertise, some grassroots aged farmers unanimously mentioned that protection of plant diversity can be the vital means of boosting food security,…

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Senate girds for battle over Trump Supreme Court pick Senate girds for battle over Trump Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON: Senate Democrats are mounting a filibuster of US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, a rare obstruction of high-court appointments. If the gambit proves successful this coming…

Business
Tanners fear mismanagement in relocation will cost them dearly Tanners fear mismanagement in 
relocation will cost them dearly

Tannery owners have expressed fear that mismanagement in tannery relocation to Savar from Hazaribagh will cost them current export orders worth Tk 1100 crore.   The tannery leaders…

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