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Cold wave makes life miserable By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 6th January, 2018, 00:00

A cold wave coupled with dense fog continued to sweep across the country on Friday, disrupting normal life and causing immense sufferings for the people, particularly the poor. A mild to moderate…

Cold wave makes life miserable

Mosquito menace turns severe in city

Residents in the capital  have been suffering severe mosquito menace since the beginning of winter. Many city dwellers fear a comeback of chikungunya and dengue due to large-scale breeding…


Non-MPO teachers call off hunger strike after PM’s assurance

Teachers called off their hunger strike on Friday following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s assurance about meeting their demand for inclusion in the government’s Monthly Payment Order (MPO)…


BNP will vanish if it boycotts next polls: AL

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said BNP will vanish as a political party if it refrains for taking part in the next parliamentary elections. “The BNP will disappear…

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Cost of Matarbari power plant project may go up Cost of Matarbari power 
plant project may go up

The implementation cost of the 1200MW ultra-super critical coal-fired power plant project in Cox’s Bazar is likely to significantly increase by about Tk 14,000 crore as extra fund is required…

Metropolis
40m tapped in modern-day slavery in 2017: ILO 40m tapped in modern-day
slavery in 2017: ILO

The United Nations is taking the global combat against human trafficking into the skies as the organisation’s human rights office and its Montreal-based civil aviation agency begin putting the…

Sun Extra
Ctg Muslim High School ‘2013 Batch’ alumni reunite Ctg Muslim High School ‘2013 Batch’ alumni reunite

CHITTAGONG: The alumni of the ‘2013th Batch’ of Government Muslim High School celebrated reunion amid much festivity on the school premises in the port city on Friday. Headmaster…

Editorial
Bangladesh Marching Ahead with RMG Industry Bangladesh Marching Ahead with RMG Industry

Difference is certainly conspicuous when you compare the present state of Bangladesh with that of in 1971 when the country was born with a promise of prosperity for her citizens. Since her independence…

Post-logue
Bitcoin Mania Bitcoin Mania

Technology has taken a quantum jump forward and changed many traditional sectors overnight, so too is global monetary mechanisms. Today, the world is looking for new ways to invest their money, and…

Asia
Two Koreas agree to hold high-level talks Two Koreas agree to hold high-level talks

SEOUL: President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said on Friday that he would take a tougher line with North Korea than his progressive predecessors, vowing to strengthen the military even as the two Koreas…

World
‘Bomb cyclone’ hits eastern US ‘Bomb cyclone’ hits eastern US

NEW YORK: A giant winter “bomb cyclone” walloped the US East Coast on Thursday with heavy snow and freezing cold that made for treacherous travel conditions and bone-chilling misery, reports…

Culturetainment
Saptak fascinates audience at Nat’l Museum Saptak fascinates audience at Nat’l Museum

Saptak Chatterjee from India fascinated the audience with her performance at a Hindustani Classical Vocal Music program at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on…

Winner
Holders Dhaka Abahani retain BPL crown Holders Dhaka Abahani retain BPL crown

Defending champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd retained the title of Bangladesh Premier League, outplaying Lt Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd by 2-0 goals in their round-21 match on Friday. Dhaka Abahani…

My Districts
Date molasses, batali production declines in Madaripur Date molasses, batali production declines
in Madaripur

MADARIPUR: The heritage industry of date molasses and “Batali” production in Madaripur is losing its past glory due to lack of marketing facilities, shortage of firewood and depletion of…

News link
US firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt: Malaysia US firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt: Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has agreed to allow a US exploration firm to resume the hunt for flight MH370, the transport minister said Friday, a year after the search was suspended, reports AFP. The…

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