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Biman insiders in gold smuggling racket By Other | Last Updated: 6th July, 2017, 00:00

A section of officials and employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines are involved in smuggling of gold, currencies and valuables, and in other crimes, according to customs intelligence officials.…

Biman insiders in gold smuggling racket

Heavy downpour halts city life

An overnight torrential downpour submerged most of the roads and lowlands in the capital, bringing public life to a standstill on Wednesday.   Commuters’ sufferings mounted…


Matarbari power plant project faces delay

The main construction work of the much-talked-about Matarbari ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant could not be started even after three years into the approval of the mega project.  …


Bangladesh should get fair share of Teesta water

Governor of India’s Tripura state Tathagata Roy introducing himself as a friend of Bangladesh mentioned that Bangla-desh should get its fair share of water from the Teesta River.  …

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Reoccurring boiler blasts raise concerns Reoccurring boiler blasts raise concerns

The reoccurring incidents of boiler blast have sparked fresh safety concerns about the safety of workers.   At least 72 people, mainly RMG workers, were killed in four boiler blasts…

Metropolis
PMO’S a2i programme gets Champs Award PMO’S a2i programme
gets Champs Award

Access to Information (a2i) programme of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has received international ‘Championship’ award in the e-health category recently, reports BSS.  …

Sun Extra
200,000 working poor mothers to get training 200,000 working 
poor mothers to 
get training

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki on Wednesday said about 200,000 poor working mothers will be entitled to allowance and training under a programme in the country’s…

Editorial
Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive: A Futuristic Road Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive: A Futuristic Road

It was difficult to keep my cell phone steady in my hand from a standing position. The road was as smooth as silk, for which the Bangladesh Army must claim praise for building such an A-class road.…

Education
Should we continue Communicative Language Teaching method? Should we continue Communicative Language Teaching method?

It naturally happens when an approach or method cannot fully serve the purpose, the alternative approach appears. Grammar Translation dominated European and foreign language teaching from the 1840s…

Asia
North Korea missile test new world threat North Korea missile test new world threat

SEOUL: The US has ramped up pressure on North Korea after Tuesday’s successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test, making a show of force off the Korean peninsula and warning that…

World
Qatar calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve Gulf crisis Qatar calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve Gulf crisis

LONDON: Qatar’s foreign minister called for “dialogue” on Wednesday to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis, accusing Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar of trying to undermine…

Culturetainment
Mimi comes up with new telefilm after a long break Mimi comes up with new telefilm after a long break

Well-known actress cum tele-drama maker Afsana Mimi comes up with a new telefilm titled  ‘Rupkotha Noy’ after a eight years break.   Highlighting the success stories…

Winner
BCB HP Team off to a good start in Aus tour BCB HP Team off to a good start in Aus tour

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) High Performance (HP) Squad got off to a good start in the Australia tour beating Northern Territory Invitational Eleven by one wicket in the first match of the five-match…

My Districts
Integrated fish farming gains popularity in Rajshahi Integrated fish farming gains popularity
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Integrated fish farming with poultry birds, vegetables and fruits has been gaining popularity in the region contributing a lot towards meeting up the gradually increasing demands of fish…

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Five arrested in Belgian, French terror raids Five arrested in Belgian, French terror raids

BRUSSELS: Five people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in France and Belgium linked to a bikers’ club called the Kamikaze Riders, officials and sources…

Business
DSE index touches new high DSE index touches new high

Dhaka stocks rose on Wednesday with the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), DSEX, hitting all time high since its inception in January, 2013. The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange…

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