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Teacher-student ratio not ideal at many public univs By Other | Last Updated: 5th December, 2017, 00:00

Many public universities in the country do not have the ideal teacher-student ratio essential to provide quality education to the learners. Educationists say a higher educational institution…

Teacher-student ratio not ideal at many public univs

Tourism gains momentum in Cox’s Bazar

Chittagong/Cox’s Bazar: With the arrival of inceased number of tourists, beach city Cox’s Bazar has started getting back the typical vibe of a bustling tourist destination at the onset…


Dhaka, Phnom Penh sign 10 instruments

PHNOM PENH: Bangla-desh and Cambodia on Monday signed 10 instruments, including one agreement and nine MoUs, aiming to enhance cooperation in various fields, including tourism, agriculture, civil aviation,…


ACC issues letters against 97 school teachers

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sent a letter to the Cabinet Division for taking action against 97 teachers of eight schools in the capital -- both private and government -- for doing…

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Four power transmission projects likely under PPP Four power transmission projects likely under PPP

The government is likely to pick up four electricity transmission projects under public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement for the first time, officials have said. The government initiated…

Metropolis
Let’s be partners for common prosperity Let’s be partners for common prosperity

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called upon the business community of Cambodia to explore all the avenues to do business in Bangladesh, aiming to be partners in the quest for prosperity…

Sun Extra
‘Navy to be a modern force by 2030’ 
‘Navy to be a modern force by 2030’

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed on Monday said short- and long-term plans have already been taken in order to build the Navy as a modern force by 2030. During the rule of…

Editorial
Probing Corruption Probing Corruption

As per the World Bank, corruption is the abuse of public or private office for personal gain. Others call it the misuse of public office for private benefit. The moralists view corruption as an immoral…

Tours & Travels
Bangladesh tourism: A short historical perception 
Bangladesh tourism: A short historical perception

After a long nine-month long war of sacrifice, we achieved our independence in 1971.  Independence from the dominance of the then West Pakistan under the greatest leadership of the father of the…

Asia
US, South Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill US, South Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill

SEOUL: The US and South Korea on Monday kicked off their largest ever joint air exercise, an operation North Korea has labelled an “all-out provocation”, days after Pyongyang fired its…

World
Abbas warns against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital 
Abbas warns against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

RAMALLAH: The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has sought to rally last-minute diplomatic support to persuade Donald Trump not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, amid persistent…

Culturetainment
‘Seemantorekha’ to be screened at Shawkat Osman Auditorium ‘Seemantorekha’ to be screened at Shawkat Osman Auditorium

The new documentary Seemantorekha (The Borderline) by prominent filmmaker of the country Tanvir Mokammel will be screened at Shawkat Osman Auditorium of Central Public Library in the capital on December…

Winner
Rangpur, Khulna keen to finish in top two Rangpur, Khulna keen to finish in top two

With just four matches to go to end the group stage, the play-offs picture becoming clearer with each passing day in the 5th edition of Bangladesh Premier League. Three teams — Rajshahi Kings,…

My Districts
Mustard production may exceed target in Jamalpur Mustard production may exceed target in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has taken up a massive plan to cultivate mustard in all seven upazilas of the district during the current Robi season, reports BSS.

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DR Congo govt recruited rebels for deadly crackdown on protests: HRW DR Congo govt recruited rebels for deadly crackdown on protests: HRW

BRUSSELS: Former rebels were recruited by Democratic Republic of Congo authorities for a crackdown on protests against the president that left dozens of people dead last year, a rights group stated…

Business
Home textiles to increase share in EU market Home textiles to increase share in EU market

Bangladesh home textile, which produces high quality textiles for home furnishing, now looks for the European Union (EU) with a view to increasing its market share. According to industry…

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