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Bogra AL gives shelter to BNP, Jamaat men By Other | Last Updated: 10th August, 2017, 00:00

Some leaders of the ruling Awami League are allegedly providing political shelter for a number of opposition BNP and Jamaat activists in Bogra to achieve personal gains. AL insiders said…

Bogra AL gives shelter to BNP, Jamaat men

Tenures of DU BCL, JCD committees expire

Dissatisfaction grows among leaders and activists of Dhaka University (DU) units of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) as tenures of the present committees of both the…


Tk 56b project to ease Chittagong waterlogging

As the port city of Chittagong has been in the grip of perennial waterlogging, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Wednesday approved a project involving Tk 5,616.50…


Law Commission chief criticises SC verdict

Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque has censured the Supreme Court verdict that declared illegal the 16th Amendment to the Constitution. Khairul Haque, also a former chief…

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Number of new voters lower than prediction Number of new voters lower than prediction

Voter list update 2017 has seen lower increase than the Election Commission’s prediction of 35 lakh new voters. However, the enumerators have collected details of 22 lakh fresh…

Metropolis
UK pledges stronger friendship with Bangladesh UK pledges stronger friendship with Bangladesh

Minister of State at Foreign and Commonwealth Office Lord Tariq Ahmad wrapped up his two-day visit on Wednesday underlining the Commonwealth values and pledging to strengthen the UK-Bangladesh friendship…

Sun Extra
BNP might be announced illegal: Hasan BNP might be announced illegal: Hasan

Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said the BNP might be announced illegal in line with the verdict on the 5th amendment to the constitution.    …

Editorial
Bangabandhu and the Power of “Joy Bangla” Bangabandhu and the
Power of “Joy Bangla”

Joy Bangla,” proclaimed Bangabandhu, a phrase which is found in one of Nazrul’s poems. The poetics of “Joy Bangla” institutes a series of intertwined concepts that clarify Bangabandhu’s…

Education
Role of Effective Training to Improve Primary Education Role of Effective Training to Improve Primary Education

Having travelled a long way towards the goal of life, I find training as an essential part of a professional. I had my first training just after joining as a Head Teacher in Gazipur in 1993. That was…

Roundtable Special
Will energy constraints affect Vision 2041? Will energy constraints affect Vision 2041?

The government has adopted the Vision 2041 with the goal to turn Bangladesh a developed nation. Energy will play a crucial role in the attainment of the goal. But natural gas, one of the major…

World
US, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire US, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

SEOUL: In an exchange of threats, US President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of “fire and fury like the world has never seen” and the North’s military claimed Wednesday it was examining…

Culturetainment
Omar Sani, Mosumi pair up once again Omar Sani, Mosumi pair up once again

Successful celebrity duo in the country’s film industry, Omar Sani and Mousumi pair up once again after a long time. The duo stood before camera in a tele-drama titled ‘a…

Winner
Fatullah is still preferred choice: Papon Fatullah is still preferred choice: Papon

With just about eight days to go to the Australia cricket team’s arrival in Dhaka, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is still undecided on the venue for the only warm-up match against the visitors.…

My Districts
53,000 slum people to get poverty eradication tools in Rajshahi 53,000 slum people to get poverty eradication 
tools in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Around 53,000 people of 12,500 households living in different slum areas in the city will get tools of improving their living and livelihood condition through reducing multi-dimensional poverty…

News link
WWII veteran murdered in crime-ridden US city WWII veteran murdered in
crime-ridden US city

WASHINGTON: A 97-year-old World War II veteran has become the oldest homicide victim in crime-ridden Baltimore after he was beaten to death in his pajamas by burglars, reports AFP. Wadell…

Business
Bangladesh RMG sector grows fast offsetting conspiracy: Amu 
Bangladesh RMG sector grows fast offsetting conspiracy: Amu

Despite international conspiracy against the country’s Ready Made Garments (RMG) industries the sector maintains a steady growth and has emerged as the largest apparel exporter in South and South-East…

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