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Country shivers with cold By Other | Last Updated: 9th January, 2018, 00:00

The country is shivering with freezing cold which left over a dozen people dead and hundreds infected with various cold-related diseases. The lowest 2.6 degrees Celsius was recorded at Tentulia…

Country shivers with cold

Poor hit hard

The severe cold wave sweeping across the country for the last couple of days has hit hard the life of common people, particularly the poor living in slums and open spaces. Children and elderly…


PM asks police to be people-friendly

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked policemen to be people-friendly while discharging their crucial role as protectors of law, reports BSS. “You’ll have to build yourselves…


Govt plans to print questions at centres

The government is planning to hold Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations with question papers to be printed at the exam centres with an aim to check questions leak. As…

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Displaced people happy about rehabilitation Displaced people happy about rehabilitation

The people affected by the 1200MW Matarbari coal-fired plant in Cox’s Bazar are happy about their rehabilitation facilities. Talking with this correspondent on Friday, Md Jihad, a third…

Metropolis
Serve without harassment Serve without harassment

President Abdul Hamid on Monday asked the police to ensure services without harassment as the peoplego to them (police) as last resort, reports UNB. “The peace-loving people usually don’t…

Sun Extra
Trump needs Pakistan to cease being safe haven for terrorists: CIA Trump needs Pakistan to cease being safe haven for terrorists: CIA

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has asked Pakistan to “cease” being a safe haven for terrorists that threaten the US, the CIA director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday, reports Times of…

Editorial
Education Disaster Prevention: Our Responsibilities Education Disaster Prevention: Our Responsibilities

Education is the only imperishable and non-decaying asset of a person but sadly nowadays even this has begun to be deteriorated by some culprits! A forecasting of education disaster! Parents are in…

Business
TIB concerned over Farmers Bank’s cash crunch TIB concerned over Farmers Bank’s cash crunch

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed its grave concern over Farmers Bank’s failure to refund Tk 508 crore of Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) and other depositors’…

News & Newsmaker
Banana with edible skin Banana with edible skin

Fruit farmers in Okayama, Japan, have managed to make peeling a banana optional by developing a special variety with edible skin. The peel of their “Mongee Banana” is not particularly tasty,…

Asia
South Korea seeks to put family reunions on North talks agenda South Korea seeks to put family reunions on North talks agenda

SEOUL: South Korea will seek discussions on resuming reunions of separated families at this week’s inter-Korean talks, Seoul’s top delegate said Monday, as the North trumpeted the importance…

World
Syria, Russian aircraft pound targets in Idlib Syria, Russian aircraft pound targets in Idlib

BEIRUT:  Regime forces upped the pressure on two of the last rebel bastions in Syria, with air strikes in Idlib province and a move to break a siege near Damascus Monday. Syrian and Russian…

Culturetainment
Srabanti to share screen with Taskeen, Tahsan in ‘Jodi Ekdin’ Srabanti to share screen with Taskeen, Tahsan in ‘Jodi Ekdin’

Tollywood actress Srabanti Chatterjee is going to share screen with popular actors Tahsan Rahman Khan and “Dhaka Attack” famed Taskeen Rahman in the upcoming film ‘Jodi Ekdin’. …

Winner
Russel denied by Rahmatganj Russel denied by Rahmatganj

Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra were forced to share points with lowly ranked Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society as their round-21 encounter of Bangladesh Premier League finished in a goalless draw on Monday.…

My Districts
Embroidery works change lot of distressed women Embroidery works change lot of distressed women

RAJSHAHI: With establishing boutique houses, many underpri-vileged and distressed women have become income-generators in the metropolis and its outskirts contributing a lot to the society in many ways,…

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