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Extortion unbridled on highways By Other | Last Updated: 5th November, 2017, 00:00

Many goods-laden trucks and covered vans often fall victim to extortion by a section of law enforcers on roads and highways across the country.   Some highway policemen and police…

Extortion unbridled 
on highways

Responsibility lies with Myanmar: US

Acting US Assistant Secretary of State Simon Henshaw on Saturday said the responsibility of repatriating Rohingyas to their homes in Rakhine state lies with Myanmar.   “It’s…


Bangladesh top among S Asian countries

For the third time in a row, Bangladesh held its top most position among the countries of South Asia in ensuring gender equality, achieving 47th rank among 144 countries in the world, reports UNB.…


Rooppur nuke plant gets design and construction licence

The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on Saturday received the approval to start the main construction of the first unit of the nuclear plant in Pabna.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will…

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BNP in grip of fear as trial proceedings nearing completion BNP in grip of fear 
as trial proceedings nearing completion

BNP high command is now in grip of tension, as trial proceedings in various cases against party chief Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman and other party colleagues are nearing completion.  …

Metropolis
Cooperative initiated to benefit farmers Cooperative initiated
to benefit farmers

Cooperative movement was initiated by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to benefit farmers, said Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Mosharraf Hossain…

Editorial
Importance of Industrial Symbiosis in Bangladesh Importance of Industrial Symbiosis in Bangladesh

The world is now undergoing a period of intense industrialisation. This sort of rapid industrialisation has taken humanity to greater heights, but it comes at the cost of resource depletion and environmental…

Opinion
Unbearable traffic congestion in city Unbearable traffic congestion in city

The  word ‘sustainable’ isn’t something one would use when describing a third world country. And surely, People’s Republic of Bangladesh and its government hasn’t…

Asia
Trump embarks on marathon tour of Asia Trump embarks 
on marathon 
tour of Asia

WASHINGTON/ SEOUL: US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, reports BBC.  …

World
Spain issues arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader Spain issues arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader

MADRID: A Spanish judge issued an EU arrest warrant Friday for Catalonia’s deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, a day after he failed to appear for questioning over his role in the region’s…

Culturetainment
Jolly returns after four years Jolly returns after four years

National Film Award winning actress Wahida Mallik Jolly has acted in a new film after a four years break.   She has acted in a film titled ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ directed…

Winner
Sylhet humble Dhaka in BPL opener Sylhet humble Dhaka in BPL opener

Defending champions Dhaka Dynamites were given a rude shock in their 2017 Bangladesh Premier League opener, as they were humbled by the Sylhet Sixers by nine wickets at Sylhet International Cricket…

My Districts
Call to infuse dynamism into cooperatives movement Call to infuse dynamism into cooperatives movement

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion here today called for infusing dynamism into the cooperatives movement to materialise the spirit of the War of Liberation and ensure social security, reports BSS.…

Campus
Top ten websites for book lovers Top ten websites for book lovers

Life is complicated. From time to time we ponder its meaning. It begins before we are ready and continues while we are still trying to understand its meaning. We acquire knowledge to prepare for the…

News link
New great ape species discovered in Indonesia New great ape species discovered in Indonesia

JAKARTA: A new species of orangutan has been discovered in the remote jungles of Indonesia, immediately becoming the world’s most endangered great ape, researchers said Thursday.  …

Business
Call to enact simple income tax law Call to enact simple income tax law

The government should make the new income tax law in such a way so that people can understand it properly and pay tax easily without facing any harassment, said speakers at a view-exchange meeting…

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