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80.35pc pass SSC exams By Other | Last Updated: 5th May, 2017, 00:00

The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations under 10 education boards were published on Thursday, showing 80.35 percent pass rate which is the lowest…

80.35pc pass SSC exams

Shopkeepers avoid ECR to evade VAT

A large number of shopkeepers avoid using Electronic Cash Register (ECR) machines or Point-of-Sales (PoS) terminals in the country to dodge Value Added Tax (VAT).   Sources said…


4 WDB officials ‘admit’ to irregularities in haor embankment work

Four top government officials ‘confessed’ to their irregularities in the construction of embankments in haor regions that brokedown following flash floods in the low-lying areas.  …


No headway in probe into 79 out of 83 cases

Four years have elapsed but no progress has been made in investigation into the cases filed over the May 5 mayhem in the capital’s Motijheel during the Dhaka-siege programme of Hefazat-e-Islam…

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Tripura governor favours Teesta deal Tripura governor favours
Teesta deal

AGARTALA: Tripura Governor Tathagata Ray has pitched strongly for an early solution to the Teesta river water sharing issue.   “Bangladesh’s rights as a lower riparian…

Metropolis
Public interest ignored in draft road transport act Public interest ignored in draft road transport act

Public interest was not protected, but the interest of owners was protected in the draft ‘Road Transport Act 2017’ which was approved by the cabinet recently.    Speakers…

Sun Extra
‘Firefighters always ready to protect lives, assets’ ‘Firefighters always ready to protect lives, assets’

Brigadier General Ali Ahmed Khan, Director General (DG) of Fire Service and Civil Defense Directorate, on Thursday said firefighters are always ready to work on any accident and disaster for protecting…

Editorial
Trump’s Hundred Days in White House Trump’s Hundred Days
in White House

Donald Trump arriving in West Palm Beach, Florida, a few weeks ago declared that he thinks his first hundred days as the President of the USA are full of success. But public opinion in USA and the…

Our faith
Night of forgiveness Night of forgiveness

Sha’ban, the eighth month of the lunar calendar has a glorious significance in Islam. Our beloved Prophet (pbuh) used to fast most of the month except the last few days. The fifteenth night of…

World
Trump vows to broker Israel-Palestine peace Trump vows to broker 
Israel-Palestine peace

Washington: US President Donald Trump vowed to work as a “mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator” to help broker peace between the Israelis and Palestinians as he welcomed Palestinian…

Culturetainment
Shesher Kobita delights Shilpakala audience Shesher Kobita delights Shilpakala audience

Prangone Mor staged Shesher Kobita, a much-acclaimed romantic play of Tagore, at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday evening.   Prangone Mor…

Winner
Tigers in focus at the ICC Champions Trophy Tigers in focus at the ICC Champions Trophy

A quick look at Bangladesh’s star performances at previous Champions Trophy tournaments, reports ICC-Cricket.   The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England and Wales will be Bangladesh’s…

My Districts
Ornamental stitching makes 25,000 rural women self-reliant Ornamental stitching makes 25,000 rural women self-reliant

RANGPUR: Ornamental stitching works like embroidering and spangling on female clothes have made some 25,000 rural women self-reliant as the prospective venture continues to expand fast in Rangpur division,…

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‘Troops kill Somali minister by mistake’ ‘Troops kill Somali minister by mistake’

MOGADISHU: Somalia’s security forces have shot dead a 31-year-old government minister after mistaking him for a militant Islamist, officials have said. He was killed in his vehicle near the presidential…

Business
Project aid release slips on falling grants Project aid release slips 
on falling grants

Foreign fund release from development partners declined in the first nine months of the current fiscal despite a surge in commitments for funds, suggest latest official data.    Total…

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