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BNP plunges into ‘deepest crisis’ By Other | Last Updated: 12th February, 2018, 00:00

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has plunged into the deepest crisis in its history following party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s conviction in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, according to…

BNP plunges into ‘deepest crisis’

Bangladesh attains autarky in fish, meat production

Bangladesh has attained self-sufficiency in fish and meat production, reports UNB. Fisheries and Livestock Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda disclosed the achievement at a press conference held…


Govt to launch API system to prescreen air passengers

The government will introduce the Advance Passenger Information (API) system in all airports across Bangladesh to track the movement of local and foreign criminals. The system will allow the…


PM reaches Rome to attend IFAD meeting

Rome: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Rome on Sunday on a four-day official visit to Italy to join the meeting of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as one of its keynote…

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7-yr jail for disrupting law and order 7-yr jail for disrupting law and order

Parliament on Sunday passed the ‘The Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) (amendment) Bill, 2018’ raising the jail term to seven years from the existing five years for disrupting law…

Metropolis
Don’t bow down to any injustice, says president Don’t bow down 
to any injustice, says president

CHITTAGONG: President Md Abdul Hamid called upon the graduates not to bow down their heads to any injustice and untruth. He said this while presiding over the first convocation of Chittagong…

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Rudder sensors to be set up along border: BGB DG Rudder sensors
to be set up along border: BGB DG

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Director General (DG) Major General Abul Hossain on Sunday said rudder sensors would be set up to safeguard the border, reports BSS. “Rudder sensors would…

Editorial
Effective Development, Good Governance and Decentralisation Effective Development, Good
Governance and Decentralisation

The concept of development is continuously changing comprising many dimensions, like, economic, social, political and administrative etc. Economic development means raising national income, reducing…

Scitech
‘Falcon Heavy’ roars into space ‘Falcon Heavy’ roars into space

The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies on its debut test flight on Tuesday from a Florida launch site in another milestone for…

Asia
India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

NEW DELHI: As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, a quiet tug of war is taking place around it, with heavyweights China and India vying for strategic dominance in the picturesque Indian Ocean…

World
UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria after Israel carried out raids inside the war-torn country, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
‘Noashal’ completes four years ‘Noashal’ completes four years

National Award winning actor ATM Shamsuzzaman and popular actor Khairul Alam Sabuj have been acting together in the drama serial ‘Noashal’ over four years.   Directed…

Winner
Sheikh Jamal’s winning run continues Sheikh Jamal’s winning run continues

Dhaka Premier League outfit Lt Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd pulled off an exciting win in their second DPL match against Agrani Bank Cricket Club on Sunday at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan…

My Districts
Call for attaining self-reliance on seed production Call for attaining self-reliance
on seed production

RANGPUR: Agriculture experts at a training course here have laid importance on attaining self-reliance on production of quality seeds of rice and other crops to increase production for attaining sustainable…

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French mum, ex-partner get 20yr in jail for daughter’s murder French mum, ex-partner get 20yr in jail for daughter’s murder

LE PUY-EN-VELAY: A French appeal court on Sunday sentenced a mother and her ex-partner to 20 years for the brutal murder of her five-year-old daughter whose disappearance in 2013 shocked the country,…

Business
‘Save electricity by behavioural change’ ‘Save electricity by behavioural change’

Experts at an energy saving campaign on Sunday said that around 1225MW of electricity in industrial sector can be saved through change over of technology as well as behavioural pattern of consumers.…

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