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Over 450 die as quake hits Iran-Iraq border By Not defined | Last Updated: 14th November, 2017, 00:00

TEHRAN: Iranian rescue workers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors on Monday after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border, killing more than 450 people and injuring thousands, report…

Over 450 die as quake hits Iran-Iraq border

Rohingya influx causes woes for local people

COX’S BAZAR: The massive influx of Rohingyas into Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district is causing immense sufferings for local people and taking a heavy toll on the environment.…


Irregularities in different tiers

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found irregularities in 16 steps out of 20 in the government’s free book distribution scheme for primary and secondary students.  …


Geldof returns honour in protest against Suu Kyi

DUBLIN: Musician and Live Aid supremo Bob Geldof on Monday returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin scroll in a protest against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who holds the same honour, reports…

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No end to road digging! No end to road digging!

Indiscriminate road digging on Rampura-Badda road and many other parts of the capital continues to cause immense sufferings to the commuters as well as polluting the air with dust from the depilated…

Metropolis
Attach priority to research works Attach priority to research works

President Abdul Hamid on Monday asked physicians to attach priority to different research activities alongwith providing advanced treatment of the patients, reports UNB.   “The…

Sun Extra
Apollo Hospitals Dhaka launches comprehensive cancer treatment centre Apollo Hospitals Dhaka launches comprehensive cancer treatment centre

Apollo Hospitals Dhaka on Monday launched a comprehensive cancer treatment unit of international standard to provide patients with all kinds of treatment and relieve them of dependence on treatment…

Editorial
‘One House, One Farm’: Promoting Self-Employment of Rural Poor ‘One House, One Farm’: Promoting Self-Employment of Rural Poor

One House, One Farm (OHOF) is a poverty alleviation project through family farming of the government of Bangladesh. The intrinsic goal of the project is poverty alleviation through financial inclusion…

News & Newsmaker
Motherhood of no age Motherhood of no age

Ada Keating, a 98-year-old mother of four, recently moved into a care home in Huyton, Liverpool, not because she couldn’t take care of herself, but to look after her 80-year-old son Tom.…

Asia
Modi, Trump hold talks on defence, security issues Modi, Trump hold talks on defence, security issues

MANILA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit here during which they discussed a range of key issues…

World
Syrian regime guilty of crimes against humanity: Amnesty Syrian regime guilty of crimes against humanity: Amnesty

LONDON: The Syrian regime’s sieges of its population ahead of reaching “reconciliation” agreements with the opposition amount to crimes and against humanity and war crimes, Amnesty…

Culturetainment
Humayun Ahmed remembered Humayun Ahmed remembered

Fans, family, friends and co-artists remembered late writer-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed on his 69th birth anniversary yesterday.   They expressed their deep love for Humayun, recollecting…

Winner
Dhaka on full throttle, Comilla aim consolidation Dhaka on full throttle, Comilla aim consolidation

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will roll on to the field once again from today after a day break as Dhaka Dynamites take on Khulna Titans at the afternoon and Chittagong Vikings and Comilla Victorians…

My Districts
Call to stop indiscriminate extraction of groundwater Call to stop indiscriminate extraction of groundwater

RAJSHAHI: Water experts at a workshop here on Sunday called for stopping indiscriminate extraction of groundwater for lessening the gradually mounting pressure on it in the vast Barind area, reports…

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JP lawmaker slams govt for raising holding tax JP lawmaker slams govt for 
raising holding tax

Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Feroz Rashid on Monday bitterly criticised the government for raising the holding tax ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections.   Taking the floor…

Business
Govt happy with progress on large power plants Govt happy with progress 
on large power plants

The government seems to be happy with progress on large power projects as well as faster implementation of Annual Development Programme (ADP) in power sector.   Officials of power…

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