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Manju goes to water, Anis to forest By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 4th January, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday made a major reshuffle in her cabinet a day after the induction of three new faces in it aiming to bring dynamism in her government. In the shake-up…

Manju goes to water, Anis to forest

Green building materials failing in market

Despite having immense potentials, environment-friendly construction materials, including green brick are failing to get popularity for lack of market promotions and skilled manpower. Researchers…


2018 crucial to EC, political parties

The year 2018 is crucial to the Election Commission (EC) as they will have to  face the challenge of holding some city corporation elections in the year in a free and fair manner ahead of the…


River police to be modernised

In the wake of pirate attacks on fishermen and river police, the government is going to modernise the river police providing them with sophisticated arms and other logistics support. As part…

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4,857 die in workplace accidents in 11 years 4,857 die in workplace 
accidents in 11 years

At least 4,857 workers were killed in workplace accidents over the last 11 years across the country with 426 casualties in 321 workplace accidents in 2017, said a report. Safety and Rights Society…

Metropolis
Amar Ekushey book fair expands further this year Amar Ekushey book fair expands further this year

Book lovers can expect a more expanded fair venue this time, as they step in the annual Amar Ekushey Boi Mela beginning on February 1, reports UNB. The organisers have already started preparatory…

Sun Extra
15 injured in BCL factional clashes at JnU 15 injured in BCL factional clashes at JnU

At least 15 people were injured in a series of clashes between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Jagannath University (JnU) unit over establishing supremacy on the campus on Wednesday. …

Editorial
Environmental Impact of Used Lubricating Oils Environmental Impact of Used Lubricating Oils

Lubricating oil: Lubricating oil is a mixture of base oil and additives, used to lubricate engine/machine parts, reduce friction, clean, cool, and protect machineries. The base oils constitute 70 to…

Business
Shah Amanat airport to get a facelift soon Shah Amanat airport to get a facelift soon

The government is going to enhance the capacity of Chittagong Shah Amanat Airport with a view to facilitating smooth landing and takeoff of wide-body aircraft in the port city. According to…

Education
Adjusting to a new learning environment Adjusting to a new learning environment

At tertiary-level education, students from diverse social background populate classrooms. These students have certainly individual differences based on their aptitude, attitude, or educational and…

Asia
North Korea reopens border hotline with South Korea North Korea reopens border hotline with South Korea

SEOUL: North Korea reopened a border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, restoring a channel of direct dialogue and signaling a possible thaw in relations between the two Koreas after years of hair-trigger…

World
Pro-govt rallies in Iran after days of protest, unrest Pro-govt rallies in Iran after days of protest, unrest

TEHRAN: Tens of thousands of Iranians took part in pro-government demonstrations in several cities across the country on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported, a move apparently seeking to calm nerves…

Culturetainment
Evening of ‘Music Mind’ to be held at Nat’l Museum on Jan 8 Evening of ‘Music Mind’ to be held at Nat’l Museum on Jan 8

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising an evening of music titled ‘Music Mind’ by Singers Prabuddha Raha and Pianist Soumitra Sengupta from India at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of …

Winner
Archer Ruman makes national record Archer Ruman makes  national record

The two-day Teer ninth National Archery Championship-2018, organised by Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF) and sponsored by City Group, began at the Archery Training Center, Martyr Ahasanullah Master…

My Districts
Resist illegal arm holders in Hill Tracks, urges Dipankar Resist illegal arm holders in Hill Tracks, urges Dipankar

RANGAMATI: The former state minister for Chittagong Hill Tracts and Awami League leader, Dipankar Talukdar, on Tuesday urges the local people in Naniarchar upazila to launch massive resistance against…

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Never acknowledged existence of Arunachal Pradesh: China Never acknowledged existence of Arunachal Pradesh: China

BEIJING: China on Wednesday said it had “never acknowledged” the existence of Arunachal Pradesh as it kept mum over a media report that its troops intruded into the Indian side of the border…

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