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Patients flock abroad for treatment By Other | Last Updated: 19th April, 2017, 00:00

A large number of patients from across the country go abroad for treatment every year, showing a clear sign of lack of confidence in local physicians, experts said.   People suffering…

Patients flock abroad for treatment

Dhaka, Thimphu for boosting regional connectivity

THIMPHU: Bangladesh and Bhutanon Tuesday put utmost importance to boosting regional connectivity expediting the process to materialise the BBIN initiative for bringing prosperity in the region alongside…


Bail ‘business’ goes on through fake signatures of judges

Forgery gangs are reportedly engaged in forging court order and other legal papers to bail out infamous criminals from jail.   Sources said the gangs are allegedly involved in issuing…


‘Stop anarchy in transport sector’

National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways (NCPSRR) has demanded an immediate end to ‘anarchy’ in the city’s public transport system created over the ongoing drive…

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Yaba influx continues amid strict vigilance Yaba influx continues
amid strict vigilance

CHITTAGONG: Influx of deadly drug Yaba continues unabated in the district amid constant vigilance by a number of law enforcement agencies.   According to sources, a total of 2,10,62,635…

Metropolis
Popularity of AL rises: Hasan Popularity of AL rises: Hasan

Awami League (AL) publicity and publication secretary Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said that the popularity of his party under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has increased a lot than at…

Sun Extra
New trust fund set up at DU New trust fund set up at DU

A new trust fund titled “Hossain Ali Sarker-Julekha Khatun Trust Fund” has been set up at Dhaka University (DU) on Tuesday with an aim of providing financial assistance to poor and meritorious…

Editorial
A Transforming Bangladesh A Transforming Bangladesh

Bangladesh is often in international headlines for wrong reasons. Yet, the ‘right’ reasons, ‘attractive’ developments are quietly in motion, over decades. In recent weeks, the…

Post-logue
Recalling Memories of Mujibnagar Recalling Memories of Mujibnagar

Memories of oath-taking ceremony of Mujibnagar government still haunt me. The oath was administered on April 17, 1971. Picture of the day comes to my mind to be delineated in my writing today 46 years…

Asia
North Korea threatens ‘weekly’ missile tests North Korea threatens
 ‘weekly’ missile tests

TOKYO: US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country’s commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch…

World
20 civilians killed in US-led Syria strikes 20 civilians killed in US-led Syria strikes

BEIRUT: Air strikes by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group killed 20 civilians in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said on Tuesday, reports AFP. The Syrian…

Culturetainment
Shwapnil all set to enchant Canadian audiences  Shwapnil all set to enchant Canadian audiences

Eminent Bangladeshi singer Shwapnil Shojib is all set to enchant Canadian audiences through performing at a number of programmes in the different cities of Canada. Talking to daily sun, Shwapnil…

Winner
Al-Amin, Tamim hit tons in DPL Al-Amin, Tamim hit tons in DPL

Mohammedan Sporting Club tasted their maiden victory in the 4th Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL) as famed national opener Tamim Iqbal hammered a century of 157 runs in their 24-run win…

My Districts
Climate change poses threat to urban livelihood Climate change poses threat to urban livelihood

RAJSHAHI: Climate change is becoming a threat to the urban environment and development and livelihood as well the uncertainty that arises due to climate change needs to be considered in the overall…

News link
US failed to protect civilians in Syria mosque strike: HRW US failed to protect civilians in Syria mosque strike: HRW

BEIRUT: The US military failed to take “necessary precautions” to prevent civilians deaths in a strike on a Syrian mosque last month that killed dozens of people, Human Rights Watch said…

Business
WB to finance $74m for two projects WB to finance $74m for two projects

The World Bank will provide US$74 million in additional financing to Bangladesh to help implement two ongoing projects aimed at IT training expansion, e-governance and improving Dhaka’s air quality.…

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