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365 new vehicles hit city streets every day By Other | Last Updated: 7th August, 2017, 00:00

More than 360 new vehicles, including buses and private cars, hit the streets in the capital every day, worsening the city’s nagging traffic congestion, much to the sufferings of commuters. …

365 new vehicles hit city streets every day

AL may give space to BNP for inclusive polls

The ruling Awami League may provide some space for opposition BNP in line with the constitution as it will not take the point of no return position this time.   AL insiders said…


Keep four Dhaka rivers free from pollution: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday ordered the authorities concerned to strengthen their efforts to keep the four rivers surrounding the capital free from pollution, reports UNB.  …


NSC growth leads banks to invest in private sector

Recent rise of National Saving Certificates (NSC) as alternative source of funds for meeting budget deficit will lead banks to invest more in private sector, experts said.   Economists…

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Abduction, killing for ransom on Abduction, killing for ransom on

Incidents of abduction and killing for ransom have increased across the country in the recent times, causing worries for the people.   Even service-holders and children are not spared…

Metropolis
WB to provide addl $47m to improve Ctg water supply WB to provide addl $47m to improve Ctg water supply

The World Bank will provide additional $47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong city, with the aim at helping about 650,000 inhabitants of the port city…

Sun Extra
Objective journalism on decline: DU VC Objective journalism
on decline: DU VC

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique on Sunday said the objective journalism has declined in the country though facilities increased in this sector, reports BSS.  …

Editorial
Collaborative Management and Sustainability of Natural Resources Collaborative Management and 
Sustainability of Natural Resources

Currently Bangladesh’s population density is 1138.2 people per square kilometre thus making it the most thickly populated country in the world. High density of population puts pressure on the…

Scitech
Surprises await next iPhone Surprises await next iPhone

A week of analysing a leak from Apple has revealed many details about what the company’s next iPhone will be like - from facial recognition to a smart camera system and a screen that fills the…

Asia
SE Asian nations feud over China sea claims SE Asian nations feud over China sea claims

MANILA: Southeast Asian nations feuded Sunday over how to respond to Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, with Vietnam insisting on a tough stance but Cambodia lobbying hard for Beijing, diplomats…

World
Syrian army takes last IS-held town in Homs Syrian army takes last 
IS-held town in Homs

BEIRUT: Syria’s army seized the last Islamic State group stronghold in the country’s Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the country’s east,…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena observes Tagore’s death anniversary Cultural arena observes Tagore’s death anniversary

The cultural arena of the country observed the 76th death anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore with elaborate programmes on Sunday.   Marking the day in a befitting manner, cultural…

Winner
Tigers’ new batting consultant satisfied with batsmen Tigers’ new batting consultant satisfied with batsmen

Bangladesh national cricketers are undergoing skill training camp at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Saturday ahead of their home series against Australia.   Tigers’…

My Districts
Scouting makes life disciplined: National Commissioner Scouting makes life disciplined: National Commissioner

RANGPUR: National Commissioner (NC) of Bangladesh Scouts Md Mahfuzur Rahman has said scouting always helps making disciplined and peaceful life imbued with the spirit of wisdom, reports BSS.  …

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Venezuelan army base attacked, ‘terrorists’ arrested Venezuelan army base attacked, ‘terrorists’ arrested

CARACAS: Troops in Venezuela put down a “terrorist” attack on an army base in the country’s third city of Valencia on Sunday, military chiefs said, after a video surfaced of uniformed…

Business
Govt firm on taking over Chevron’s assets Govt firm on taking over Chevron’s assets

The government is determined to take over the possession of the country’s three major gas fields from US energy giant Chevron Bangladesh Ltd, said a senior official.   The…

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