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Too little time for patients! By Other | Last Updated: 2nd July, 2017, 00:00

 The ethics and values among physicians are eroding gradually as most physicians do not give required time to patients, causing a sense of dissatisfaction among them and their relatives, health…

Too little time for patients!

Attackers were in sound mind, says forensic report

Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday released the forensic report of Gulshan’s Holey Artisan Bakery attackers who were killed in Army operation one year back. According…


Militancy yet to be uprooted, says Quader

Urging people to keep vigilance against militancy, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said militancy is yet to be uprooted. “Militancy is yet to be uprooted but the…


NBR rejigs strategy to achieve VAT target

As the government has put on hold the new VAT law for two years, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) will follow a new strategy to meet an ambiguous revenue target of Tk 91,000 crore from VAT in 2017-18…

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Dhaka’s waterbus service to see facelift Dhaka’s waterbus service to see facelift

The circular water route surrounding Dhaka city will be modernised to facilitate smoother waterway cruise around the capital. Planning Commission is now scrutinising a project proposal…

Metropolis
List of inactive AL leaders to be submitted to PM List of inactive AL leaders
to be submitted to PM

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong City Awami League (AL) General Secretary AJM Nasir Uddin said list of inactive AL leaders will be prepared and submitted to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He…

Editorial
Teaching and Learning in Universities: Bangladesh Perspective Teaching and Learning in Universities: Bangladesh Perspective

Bangladesh is set to be a middle income country by 2021. To achieve that status the country needs highly skilled workforce equipped with innovative and creative abilities. Higher education is recognised…

Opinion
Tourists’ leftover foods can cause serious harm to wildlife Tourists’ leftover foods can cause serious harm to wildlife

As nature is part of my job, several times I have to visit different forest areas under Sylhet division. One day evening while I was travelling inside the Lawachhara National Park heading to Sreemangol…

Asia
Don’t cross ‘red line’ Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong over sovereignty Don’t cross ‘red line’
Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong 
over sovereignty

HONG KONG: China’s President Xi Jinping warned Saturday that any challenge to Beijing’s control over Hong Kong crossed a “red line”, as tens of thousands calling for more democracy…

World
American Muslims decry Trump’s travel ban American Muslims decry Trump’s travel ban

CHICAGO: American Muslim leaders Friday decried Donald Trump’s rhetoric towards their community and predicted the president’s travel ban would eventually be proven unlawful, a day after…

Culturetainment
Making ‘Doob’ wasn’t bed of roses: Farooki Making ‘Doob’ wasn’t bed 
of roses: Farooki

Irrfan Khan-starrer Bangladeshi bilingual film ‘Doob—No Bed Of Roses’ had its world premiere at the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival to a positive reception. The director…

Winner
Messi marries childhood sweetheart Roccuzzo Messi marries childhood sweetheart Roccuzzo

Messi said “I do” to childhood sweetheart and mother of their two children Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday in his Argentine hometown Rosario, where footballers and celebrities gathered for…

My Districts
‘Govt committed to protect ethnic minorities cultural heritage’ ‘Govt committed to protect ethnic minorities cultural heritage’

RAJSHAHI: The present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is committed to protect the issues of ancestral festival and cultural heritage of the plain ethnic minorities…

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US-backed forces launch fresh attack on IS in Raqa US-backed forces launch 
fresh attack on IS in Raqa

BEIRUT: US-backed fighters have launched a renewed attack on Islamic State group jihadists inside their Syrian bastion Raqa, seeking to retake a key eastern neighbourhood, a monitor said on Saturday,…

Campus
‘With hopes and dreams not too dissimilar from my own’ ‘With hopes and dreams not too dissimilar from my own’

No-one at home believed me when I said I was going to teach English in Bangladesh. Perhaps they were worried that the country’s sub-tropical climate would be too much for a pasty Scottish boy…

Business
Putting new VAT law on hold won’t affect revenue collection: FBCCI Putting new VAT law on hold won’t 
affect revenue collection: FBCCI

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) on Saturday expressed its satisfaction over the government decision for holding the new VAT law for 2 years which, it said, will help…

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