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Exclusive meeting in Delhi By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 10th April, 2017, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held an exclusive meeting on Saturday night, said…

Exclusive meeting in Delhi

Padma Bridge rail link faces setback

The hope of opening the Padma rail link simultaneously with the Padma Bridge by 2018 may remain unfulfilled as the government has failed to confirm Chinese funds required for the mega project’s…


43 killed as blasts hit 2 Egyptian churches

TANTA: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people in the deadliest attacks on the Coptic…


Sonia praises Bangladesh’s terror fight

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday appreciated Bangladesh government’s efforts to handle terrorism with an iron hand and said this social menace should be dealt with the way…

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Militants trying to regroup to carry out attacks Militants trying to regroup to carry out attacks

Runaway activists of different militant outfits, including Jama’atul Muja-hideen Bangladesh (JMB), Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) and Ansarullah Bangla Team are reportedly trying to regroup…

Metropolis
MPs used abusive words 2,101 times in seven sessions: TIB MPs used abusive words 2,101
times in seven sessions: TIB

Noting that Jatiya Party continues its ‘controversial role’, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday said the party should come out of its dual position to play the role of…

Sun Extra
Int’l confce on material science ends at RU Int’l confce on material science ends at RU

A two-day long international conference styled ‘Material Science and Nano-electrochemistry’ concluded at Rajshahi University on Sunday.   Member of University Grants…

Editorial
Reimagining the Colonial Bengal Presidency Template (Part I) Reimagining the Colonial Bengal
Presidency Template (Part I)

The post-colonial “neo-Westphalian” nation states in South Asia that emerged on independence from British Colonial rule in 1947 have remained largely hostage since then to what I call the…

Scitech
BD now connected to global e-commerce community BD now connected to global e-commerce community

Bangladesh is going to participate at the third edition of UNCTAD’s E-Commerce Week to be held in Geneva from April 24 to 28 where BASIS Director Mostafizur Rahaman Sohel will flag the nation.…

Asia
US deploys warships in Korean peninsula US deploys warships in Korean peninsula

WASHINGTON: The US Navy said Saturday it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea’s “reckless” nuclear weapons programme,…

World
Assad must go, says US Assad must go, says US

BEIRUT: The US ambassador to the United Nations has said there can be no political solution in Syria while President Bashar al-Assad is in power, report agencies.   “And a…

Culturetainment
Shikhandi Kotha to be staged tomorrow Shikhandi Kotha to be staged tomorrow

Mahakal Natya Sampraday will stage the 169th show of its much acclaimed production Shikhandi Kotha at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Tuesday evening.  …

Winner
Remembering Tigers’ terrific win against Scotland Remembering Tigers’ terrific win against Scotland

Twenty (20) years ago on April 9, 1997— Bangladesh National Cricket Team booked England ticket for their first ICC World Cup venture, thrashing Scotland by 72 runs in the second semifinal of…

My Districts
Bumper production of watermelon in Panchagarh Bumper production of watermelon in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH: Watermelon growers of the district are very much satisfied over bumper production and fair prices of the fruit in the local markets, reports BSS.   Many farmers became…

Business
Africa can be major destination for cotton sourcing: Muhith Africa can be major destination 
for cotton sourcing: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said African  countries can be major sourcing destinations of cotton for Bangladesh, while there are some challenges in importing the same from India and China.…

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