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522 govt high school teachers involved in coaching business By Other | Last Updated: 2nd November, 2017, 00:00

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found involvement of 522 teachers of 24 government high schools in the capital with coaching business and private tuition. A five-member inquiry…

522 govt high school teachers involved in coaching business

Recover all city canals from grabbers

Entrepreneurs in real estate and housing sector, business leaders and other stakeholders have demanded recovery of the canals in and around Dhaka city from grabbers and encroachers. They…


Bangladesh delaying Rohingya repatriation

YANGON: Myanmar on Wednesday accused Bangladesh of delaying the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fled Rakhine state since August, as conditions worsen for the stateless minority penned into…


‘Youth issues to get priority’

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary General Akbar Khan on Wednesday said the youth issues will get priority during the eight-day annual conference. “Of the 2.4 billion…

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EU reaffirms humanitarian support for Rohingyas EU reaffirms humanitarian 
support for Rohingyas

Visiting EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on Wednesday said he is visiting Bangladesh to send a strong message that EU stands with Bangladesh in this…

Metropolis
Income of poor people in haor areas rises by 9pc Income of poor people in haor areas rises by 9pc

The per capita income of underprivileged people living in haor areas has risen by 9 percent as a result of the work done by BRAC Integrated Development Programme, reports BSS. In addition,…

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Seminar on foreign policy held at NDC Seminar on foreign policy held at NDC

A day-long seminar titled ‘Formulating an Effective Foreign Policy Outline for Realisation of Vision- 2041” was held at National Defence College (NDC) in Mirpur Cantonment on Wednesday.  …

Editorial
Consumer Price Index: Bangladesh Perspective Consumer Price Index: Bangladesh Perspective

The trend of Consumer Price index [CPI] is an important determinant in the macroeconomic management of an economy. It is based on the cost of a consumption basket for a specific group of people. Consumer…

Education
Problems of learning and teaching English in Bangladesh Problems of learning and teaching 
English in Bangladesh

It was during the time of Lord William Bentinck as a governor General That English was first introduced in this sub-continent. The proposal had then met with strong opposition from many influential…

Asia
EU, Japan ask UN to condemn N Korea over rights abuses EU, Japan ask UN to condemn N Korea
over rights abuses

UNITED NATIONS: The European Union and Japan asked the United Nations on Tuesday to condemn North Korea for gross human rights violations, drawing a link between severe hunger endured by North Koreans…

World
Trump vows to step up ‘extreme vetting’ after New York attack Trump vows to step up ‘extreme vetting’ after New York attack

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to step up its “extreme vetting program” following a vehicle attack in New York on Tuesday…

Culturetainment
Abbasi, Nashid Kamal mesmerise audience at Nat’l Museum Abbasi, Nashid Kamal mesmerise audience at Nat’l Museum

Mustafa Zaman Abbasi and Nashid Kamal  mesmerised audience at National Museum in the capital on Tuesday. On the occasion of the 116th birth anniversary of legendary musician Abbasuddin…

Winner
Rangpur Riders look for change in fortune Rangpur Riders look for change in fortune

The blockbuster Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 tournament is generally known for the money involved and the cricket stars who enthrall the spectators with their performance. The…

My Districts
DAE takes massive programme for Rabi cultivation in Narsingdi DAE takes massive
programme for Rabi cultivation in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) of Narsingdi has taken a massive programme for the cultivation of 63,750 hectares of various Rabi crops in the district during the current Rabi…

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NY attacker linked to IS, ‘radicalized domestically’ NY attacker linked to IS, ‘radicalized domestically’

NEW YORK: The pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people, in the city’s worst attack since September 11, was associated with the Islamic State group but “radicalized…

Business
Muhith for using ICT to achieve dev goals Muhith for using ICT to 
achieve dev goals

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Wednesday highlighted the urgency for utilising the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for socio-economic development of the Asia-Pacific…

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