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Manpower crisis at govt bodies hits trade, business By Other | Last Updated: 4th August, 2017, 00:00

Most of the government trade facilitation bodies are running with acute shortage of manpower as many posts have been lying vacant, inflicting a negative impact on the country’s growing trade…

Manpower crisis 
at govt bodies hits trade, business

Myanmar must recognise Rohingyas as its citizens Says OIC chief

Visiting Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef bin Ahmad Al Othaimeen on Thursday said Myanmar must give full citizenship to the Rohingya people who have taken…


Move to increase discretionary fund for DCs

The government has taken a move to increase the annual discretionary funds for district deputy commissioners (DC) and divisional commissioners several times. According to a proposal of…


‘Deadly heat wave to hit Bangladesh this century’

Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, according to a new study,…

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Extortion on by using names of top terrors Extortion on by using names of top terrors

Organised gangs of criminals are committing extortion and other crimes in the capital using the names of the top terrorists, who are now either in jail or on the run. Most of the 23 listed…

Metropolis
‘Try 261 Pak army men for war crimes’ ‘Try 261 Pak army men
for war crimes’

Antarjatik Juddhaparadh Ganabichar Andolan, a pro-liberation body led by Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, on Thursday demanded bringing 261 members of then Pakistan occupation army to justice for their…

Sun Extra
BOU in C’wealth Youth Work Edn Consortium BOU in C’wealth Youth Work Edn Consortium

The Commonwealth Consortium of Higher Education Institutions for Youth Work will help aspiring or untrained youth workers to obtain a professional qualification, reports BSS. The initiative…

Editorial
Written Submission on 16th Amendment Case by M. Amir-Ul Islam Written Submission on 16th Amendment Case by M. Amir-Ul Islam

The Supreme Court, on July 3, 2017, upheld a verdict of the High Court that declared illegal the 16th amendment to the Constitution which had empowered the parliament to impeach the apex court…

Our faith
Pilgrims are guests of Allah Pilgrims are guests of Allah

Hajj is one of the main pillars of Islam and the largest spiritual assembly of humanity to gather in one place at the same time. We know that the people have continued to perform the Hajj since Ibrahim…

World
US ties with Russia hit ‘very dangerous low’: Trump US ties with Russia hit ‘very dangerous low’: Trump

WASHINGTON:  US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved…

Culturetainment
‘Bou Basanti’ staged at Shilpakala ‘Bou Basanti’ staged at Shilpakala

Udichi Shilpighosthi staged 55th show of Bou Basanti, written by Ratan Siddique and directed by Azad Abul Kalam, on July 31, 2017 at Experimental Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

Winner
Australia pay war ends, ensuring Bangladesh tour Australia pay war ends, ensuring Bangladesh tour

Australia's bruising and protracted cricket pay dispute was finally resolved Thursday with players and management agreeing on a new "in-principle" deal, ensuring upcoming series against…

My Districts
3.51 lakh babies to get Vitamin A+ Capsule in Rangpur 3.51 lakh babies to get Vitamin A+ Capsule in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Necessary preparations have been completed to make the August 5 National Vitamin A Plus Campaign-2017 for over 3.51 lakh under five babies successful in the district, reports BSS.

News link
US woman faces up to 20yrs for boyfriend’s suicide US woman faces up to 20yrs for boyfriend’s suicide

NEW YORK: A US woman risks being sent to prison for up to 20 years by a Massachusetts judge on Thursday for encouraging her teenage boyfriend to follow on plans to kill himself while she was still…

Business
Favourable govt policy helps boost foreign investment: Palak Favourable govt policy helps boost foreign investment: Palak

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak said on Thursday that Bangladesh has become a new investment destination for global manufacturers as the government has introduced a very supportive…

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