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6 killed in operation at Rajshahi militant den By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 13th May, 2017, 00:00

Five militant suspects and a fireman were killed during a search operation at their den at Godagari in Rajshahi that law enforcers busted on Friday. Police said the anti-militancy operation codenamed…

6 killed in operation at Rajshahi militant den

Leaseholders realise ‘excess’ hashil

City meat traders expressed their concern as the leaseholders of Gabtoli cattle market still realise excessive hashil (tax) from them ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. Organised gangs…


Sakku takes oath as Comilla mayor

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday administered the oath of office to the newly-elected Comilla City Corporation Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku. “Sakku was sworn in at a simple…


25 killed in Pakistan bombing

QUETTA: The deputy leader of Pakistan’s Senate escaped an assassination attempt on Friday when a suicide bomber targeted his convoy in the country’s southwestern Baluchistan province, killing…

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PM calls for end to Muslim sectarian war PM calls for end to Muslim sectarian war

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on stopping sectarian war among the Muslims, saying that it ultimately benefits the arms traders, reports BSS. “We’re fighting…

Metropolis
‘Employment injury scheme’ for workers soon :PM ‘Employment injury scheme’
for workers soon :PM

Seeking active cooperation of the owners and workers for introduction of a long-term and sustainable “employment injury scheme”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government would…

Biz Capital
First-ever environment-friendly leather industry ushers in hope in Ctg First-ever environment-friendly leather industry ushers in hope in Ctg

The leather industry in Chittagong is going to enter a new era with first-ever environment-friendly leather factory having effluent treatment plant (ETP) starting formal operation soon.

Editorial
‘Vision’ Sans Visionary ‘Vision’ Sans Visionary

Begum Khaleda Zia, the all powerful Chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-BNP  announced her party’s ‘Vision-2030’ in a city hotel on Wednesday amidst strong presence…

Post Loug
Some Thoughts about Aus Rice Some Thoughts about Aus Rice

Traditional Aus rice is a kind of rice grown from March to August under rain-fed conditions where water is not controlled by levee around the land.   The topography varies mainly…

Asia
India calls for deeper ties with Sri Lanka India calls for deeper 
ties with Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared Friday his desire for a “quantum jump” in relations with Sri Lanka, as New Delhi jostles with regional rival Beijing for influence…

World
Russia probe won’t stop: Acting FBI chief Russia probe won’t stop: Acting FBI chief

WASHINGTON: The acting chief of the FBI told the US Congress Thursday that President Donald Trump’s shock firing of James Comey will not derail the investigation into alleged Russian meddling…

Culturetainment
Iconic filmmaker Mrinal Sen turns 94 Iconic filmmaker Mrinal Sen turns 94

Mrinal Sen, one of the pioneers of parallel cinema in India, will turn 94 tomorrow.    To mark the 94th birth anniversary of the great film maker, Cholocitro Film Society and…

Winner
Abahani crush Victoria Abahani crush Victoria

A devastating bowling display by slow left-arm spinner Manan Sharma enabled defending champions Abahani Limited to post an overwhelming eight-wicket victory over Victoria Sporting Club in the low scoring…

My Districts
Vegetable cultivation improving char economy Vegetable cultivation improving
char economy

RANGPUR: Homestead vegetable cultivation has been improving socio-economic and nutritional status of one lakh 33 thousand extremely poor char households on the Brahmaputra basin braving adverse climate…

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Trump adviser’s family business scraps China sales pitch Trump adviser’s family business scraps China sales pitch

BEIJING: The real estate company owned by the family of US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser withdrew Friday from a sales pitch to Chinese investors after it sparked an uproar,…

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