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City commuters suffer a lot By Other | Last Updated: 17th April, 2017, 00:00

City commuters experienced untold sufferings on Sunday due to severe crisis of passenger buses triggered by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) drives against the so-called sitting bus services.…

City commuters suffer a lot

Chemical traders under close watch

Detective police are keeping a close watch on the chemical traders in the capital and Chittagong to stop supply of explosives to the radical groups amid the escalating security concern after the recent…


Historic Mujibnagar Day today

The nation observes historic Mujibnagar Day today, commemorating the journey of their country’s first government that led the Liberation War against Pakistan in 1971.   This…


Boro rice, paddy, wheat prices fixed

The government on Sunday set the procurement prices for rice, paddy and wheat at Tk 34, Tk 24 and Tk 28 per kg respectively.   Food Minister Quamrul Islam made the announcement at…

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Companies keen to build power plants at Mirsharai EZ Companies keen to build power plants at Mirsharai EZ

Many local and foreign companies have expressed their interest in setting up power plants in Mirsharai Economic Zone, which is going to be the next industrial hub of the country.  …

Metropolis
Russia keen to recruit Bangladeshi doctors Russia keen to recruit Bangladeshi doctors

Governor of Leningrad in Russia Oblast Alexander Drozdenko on Saturday expressed his desire in recruiting skilled manpower, specially doctors, from Bangladesh.   The Russian port…

Sun Extra
Workshop on team building at BUET Workshop on team building at BUET

A daylong workshop titled ‘Self-Assessment Initiation and Workshop for Team Building’ was held at BUET in the capital on Saturday. Programme Self-Assessment Committee (PSAC) of the…

Editorial
Recalling Mujibnagar Day Recalling Mujibnagar Day

The red-sun of Independent Bangalee Nation was set in the battle of Palassy in the summer of 1757 soon after a humiliating defeat at the hands of the British invaders. Since then, the valiant nation…

Scitech
Online outlets get 80pc shoppers back Online outlets get 80pc shoppers back

Eight in every ten internet users in Asia Pacific region have shopped online last year intend to make at least one online purchase in the first half of 2017, a according a recent MasterCard survey…

Asia
N Korean missile explodes soon after launch N Korean missile explodes soon after launch

SEOUL: A North Korean missile has detonated soon after launch, South Korean and US military officials have said, a day after Pyongyang warned the US amid rising tension in the region, reports BBC.…

World
Turkey votes for its future in referendum battle Turkey votes for its future 
in referendum battle

ISTANBUL: Turkish citizens voted on Sunday in a referendum which would give sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports agencies.   If the electorate votes “yes”,…

Culturetainment
Shesh Sanglap to be staged at BSA on Friday Shesh Sanglap to be staged at BSA on Friday

Popular theatre troupe Somoy will stage Shesh Sanglap, a narrative based play on a time in history, at the Experimental Mancha of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday at 7:00 pm.  …

Winner
Rana, Rohit, Pollard seal another Wankhede chase Rana, Rohit, Pollard seal another Wankhede chase

Mumbai Indians 177/4 (Rana 53, Rohit 40*, Tye 2/34) beat Gujarat Lions 176/4 (McCullum 64, Karthik 48*, McClenaghan 2/24) by 6 wickets   The chase-friendly…

My Districts
‘Harijan’ community wants social recognition, dignity ‘Harijan’ community wants social recognition, dignity

RANGPUR: The ‘Harijan’ community people, who clear all sorts of dirty substances to keep the civilised society healthy, neat and clean, want their social recognition and dignity as human…

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Vietnamese police ‘held hostage’ by residents in land dispute Vietnamese police ‘held hostage’ by residents in land dispute

HANOI: At least a dozen Vietnamese police have been held hostage over a land dispute with residents near Hanoi, activists and state media said Sunday, in a rare show of defiance of communist authorities,…

Business
CPD calls for enhancing budget implementation capacity CPD calls for enhancing budget
implementation capacity

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has called for focusing more on enhancing budget implementation capacity rather than picking up a larger outlay every year. “The government’s…

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