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Work to materialise aspirations of people By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 8th January, 2018, 00:00

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday urged both the ruling and opposition parties to play their due role in parliament in materialising the aspirations of the people. “Alongside the treasury…

Work to materialise 
aspirations of people

No end of illegal parking in city

Illegal parking by different courier companies, transport services, educational institutions, shopping malls and private offices on city streets is causing severe traffic jams and immense public sufferings.…


Cold paralyses life Mercury dips to 5.1°C in Dinajpur

A biting cold wave that has been sweeping across the country’s central, northern and southern regions for the last three days has paralysed normal life. A severe cold wave is sweeping…


Ten Bangladeshis killed in S Arabia road accident

At least 10 Bangladeshi workers were killed and eight others injured in a fatal road crash in Saudi Arabia. The accident took place in Jizan province, the western part of Saudi Arabia, on Saturday.…

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Flyover to be built in Mirpur Flyover to be built in Mirpur

The government is going to construct a new flyover from ECB Chattar to Mirpur’s Kalshi intersection in the capital to ease the nagging traffic congestion in the area. The roads in the…

Metropolis
Freethinking weapon against militancy Freethinking weapon 
against militancy

Kushtia: President Abdul Hamid on Sunday laid emphasis on greater exercise of freethinking and cultural activities at universities to check militancy, intolerance and other negative acts, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
Plans Branch at BAF headquarters Plans Branch

at BAF headquarters

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abu Esrar inaugurated the Plans Branch at a brief ceremony at Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) headquarters in the capital on Sunday. Newly appointed Principal…

Editorial
Poverty Reduction and Commitment to Good Governance Poverty Reduction and
Commitment to Good Governance

Poverty destabilizes societies to a large extent and has been one of the major problems of the twenty first century. Poverty deprives human beings from dignity. It aggravates social exclusion and disaffection.…

Business
Govt urged to withdraw power hike decision Govt urged to withdraw power hike decision

Terming the recent power hike irrational, Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) on Sunday urged the government to withdraw power hike decision within next ten days. Even the consumer association…

Asia
Pakistan alliance with US ‘over’: Asif Pakistan alliance with US ‘over’: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s alliance with the United States seems to be coming towards an end following the latter’s decision to suspend security aid, Minister of Foreign Affairs Khawaja Asif…

World
Arabs to seek int’l recognition of E Jerusalem as Palestinian capital Arabs to seek int’l recognition of  E Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

AMMAN: Jordan said on Saturday the Arab League would seek international recognition of the Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital after Washington recognised the Holy City as Israel’s…

Culturetainment
Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Kolkata Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Kolkata

The 4-day long Bangladesh Film Festival began in Kolkata on Friday. Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has inaugurated the festival as chief guest at Nandan Chalacchitra Kendra in Kolkata,…

Winner
Mithun, Anamul recalled, Mustafiz returns Mithun, Anamul recalled, Mustafiz returns

An injury forced Anamul Haque to quit ICC World Cup 2015 and since then Anamul has been out of the Bangladesh’s national team in all three formats of cricket. Anamul has risen, fallen and risen…

My Districts
‘Entrepreneurship promotion needed for economic uplift’ ‘Entrepreneurship promotion needed for economic uplift’

RAJSHAHI: Business leaders at a discussion here mentioned more thrust is needed for promotion of entrepreneurship particularly women through small and medium enterprises (SME) financing to accelerate…

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Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called for the closure of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, days after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut Palestinian…

Scitech
CES 2018: Awaiting innovations CES 2018: Awaiting innovations

The technology industry’s premier annual gathering Consumer Electronic Show (CES) will kick off in United States of America next week. CES, the showcase for the latest consumer electronics…

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