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Mosquito menace grips Dhaka By Other | Last Updated: 1st March, 2018, 00:00

Dhaka city dwellers have been facing severe mosquito problems for the last couple of weeks apparently due to lack of timely measures by the city corporations to address the issue. Mosquito coil,…

Mosquito menace grips Dhaka

Corrupt people won’t be spared: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that her government will not spare anyone involved in corruption and militancy. “Those, who will be involved in corruption and militancy,…


End genocide of Rohingyas

The visiting three women Nobel laureates on Wednesday urged Myanmar military and Aung San Suu Kyi to immediately stop genocide of Rohingya people. Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland, Shirin…


UK for sustainable solution to Rohingya crisis

British High Commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake on Wednesday said the United Kingdom wants to see sustainable and long-term solutions to the Rohingya crisis. She was talking to reporters at…

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Bangladesh needs serious efforts for 10pc growth Bangladesh needs serious efforts for 10pc growth

Bangladesh’s further progress hinges on rapid economic growth propelled by large investments in infrastructure, education, health and a congenial investment climate, said ADB president Takehiko…

Metropolis
Farmers’ children should continue farming: PM Farmers’ children should
continue farming: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the children of farmers should be there in farming profession to utilise their knowledge in a greater way, reports UNB. “There shouldn’t…

Sun Extra
Job fair at IUB Job fair at IUB

A daylong job fair was held at Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) at Bashundhara Residential Area in the city on Wednesday. The office of the Career Guidance and Placement of IUB organised…

Editorial
Let’s Stop Shaming Each Other Let’s Stop Shaming Each Other

Bollywood star Sridevi was reported to have died on 24 February, 2018 of a heart attack. Her death has left all her fans deadened and thunderstruck. Today as the world grieves, shares sorrow and offers…

Education
Should English be taught from primary level? Should English be taught from primary level?

Md Khaled Bin Chowdhury  In Bangladesh majority of people use Bangla in almost all the domains of their life. During Pakistan period, many people of the East Pakistan had to use Urdu side…

Business
NGOs asked to integrate SDGs into dev projects NGOs asked to integrate 
SDGs into dev projects

Experts and economists at a seminar on Wednesday urged the NGOs (Non-government organizations) to integrate the goals of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) into their respective projects for collective…

Asia
Ghani unveils Afghan peace plan talks with Taliban Ghani unveils Afghan peace plan talks with Taliban

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday unveiled a plan to open peace talks with the Taliban, including eventually recognising them as a political party, days after the militants called for…

World
‘Beast from the East’ keeps Europe in deep freeze ‘Beast from the East’ keeps Europe in deep freeze

PARIS: School was cancelled across swathes of Europe on Wednesday as a blast of Siberian weather dubbed the “Beast from the East” kept the mercury far below zero, reports AFP. The…

Culturetainment
Apurba, Mamo starrer Lipstick to be aired from today Apurba, Mamo starrer Lipstick to be aired from today

New satellite channel Nagorik TV will start their journey from today and from the opening day the channel will air popular actor Ziaul Faruk Apurba and National Film Award winner actress Zakia Bari…

Winner
Myshukur-Debabrata carnage overshadow Shuvagata’s ton Myshukur-Debabrata carnage 
overshadow Shuvagata’s ton

Shuvagata Hom's maiden century in Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League went in vain, as Myshukur Rahaman’s blazing 88 hogged the spotlight in Brothers Union's comfortable five-wicket…

My Districts
Traditional Comilla boutique still popular Traditional Comilla boutique still popular

Comilla: Several villages across the district are involved in making boutique for several decades now, using candles to create contemporary designs, keeping the customer demands and trends in mind,…

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11 sick after envelope opened at US military base 11 sick after envelope opened at US military base

WASHINGTON: An envelope containing an “unknown substance” was opened at a US base near Washington on Tuesday, leaving 11 people sick, including military personnel, the Marine Corps said,…

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