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Drug smuggling takes terrible turn in country By Other | Last Updated: 4th April, 2017, 00:00

Smuggling of various deadly drugs, particularly Yaba , into the country has taken a serious turn in recent times, endangering the future of the young generation. Many people, especially…

Drug smuggling takes terrible turn in country

Land acquisition move triggers protest in Keraniganj

Around four lakh people of Keraniganj and Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, fear losing their land as Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) has taken an initiative to establish a residential…


Six power deals likely during PM’s Delhi visit

The government is likely to sign six power sector deals, including a $1.6 billion credit agreement for the Rampal plant with Delhi during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India scheduled…


Rice prices soar on supply crunch

Rice millers and traders have been making huge profits as the price of the main staple food keeps soaring, putting pressure on the wallets of the fixed-income group. Rice prices, especially…

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IPU to adopt strategy to combat terrorism IPU to adopt strategy to combat terrorism

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is likely to adopt a strategy to help global parliamentary community combat terrorism by finding out the reasons behind the rise of the global menace. …

Metropolis
Don’t sign any anti-state deals with India Don’t sign any anti-state
deals with India

Speakers at a discussion on Monday urged the Prime Minister not sign any agreement with India that goes against country’s interest. They came up with the statement addressing a…

Sun Extra
‘Healthcare a basic human right’ ‘Healthcare a basic human right’

Canadian health expert Alan Katz  at a programme said healthcare is a basic human right and the state should focus its activities taking the issue into due consideration to ensure healthcare of…

Editorial
Thwarting Cyber Crime Thwarting Cyber Crime

It is an encouraging development that the government has decided to install internet monitoring equipment by May 2018 to help combat militancy amid growing concerns about extremists using the internet…

News & Newsmaker
Man offering free bread for 8 years Man offering free bread for 8 years

For the last 8 year, about 200 residents of Strunino, a small town in Russia’s Vladimir Oblast region have not had to worry about buying bread, thanks to the generosity of a local grocery store…

Asia
S Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N Korea submarines S Korea, Japan, US hold drill against N Korea submarines

SEOUL:  South Korea, Japan and the US held a joint naval exercise Monday aimed at countering missile threats from North Korean submarines, Seoul’s defense ministry said, amid mounting concerns…

World
EU sees no future for Assad in Syria EU sees no future for Assad in Syria

LUXEMBOURG:  President Bashar al-Assad has no future in post-conflict Syria but his fate is ultimately up to the Syrian people, EU foreign ministers said Monday in response to an apparent shift…

Culturetainment
5th National Film Day observed 5th National Film Day observed

The 5th National Film Day was observed through various programmes on Monday.   To mark the day, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, ministry of…

Winner
Federer downs Nadal to win Miami Open Federer downs Nadal to win Miami Open

Roger Federer defeated long-standing rival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the Miami Open on Sunday and continue his outstanding start to the year.   Since returning from his six month…

My Districts
Poultry sector cuts poverty, meets nutrition: Experts Poultry sector cuts poverty, meets nutrition: Experts

RANGPUR: Experts said the growing poultry sector has been largely contributing in poverty alleviation and meeting nutritional demand of the population side by side bringing self-reliance to the rural…

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Japan to send ambassador back to South Korea Japan to send ambassador back to South Korea

TOKYO: Japan said Monday it would send its ambassador back to South Korea after a diplomatic row had prompted his recall, because the countries should work closely together to counter threats from…

Business
Data gap removal may help Bangladesh in LDC exit Data gap removal may help 
Bangladesh in LDC exit

A recent data discrepancies removal decision between the UN Committee on Development Policy (CDP) and the government is likely to pave the way for Bangladesh to be considered to graduate from LDC status…

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