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Myanmar forces open fire along border By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 2nd March, 2018, 00:00

Myanmar forces opened fire along Tambru border in Naikkhonchhari upazila of Bandarban on Thursday night to ‘frighten’ the Rohingyas who remained stranded in the no-man's land between…

Myanmar forces open 
fire along border

Many govt colleges face teacher crisis

Academic activities at many government colleges in the country are being hampered due to acute shortage of teachers. Official statistics show that about 3,000 posts of teacher lie vacant at…


Agriculture is lifeline of our economy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the authorities concerned to include agriculture and its practical aspects in curricula to encourage students to properly know about cultivation system,…


Foreign fruit farming gains popularity

Foreign fruit farming is gaining popularity among orchard owners across the country due to their huge demand in market. With enthusiasm, some orchard owners started farming foreign fruit on…

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Recovery of BB heist funds uncertain Recovery of BB heist funds uncertain

Bangladesh Bank couldn’t move the international court to recover the stolen funds due to delay in local investigation, lack of supportive evidence and counter allegations made by the Philippines-based…

Metropolis
UN for inclusive growth in Bangladesh UN for inclusive growth
in Bangladesh

Appreciating the current economic growth in Bangladesh, the United Nations has laid emphasis on having an ‘inclusive’ growth without compromising with environmental sustainability, reports…

Sun Extra
Man jailed for 44yrs for supplying gun in Australia Man jailed for 44yrs for supplying gun in Australia

SYDNEY: A man who supplied a radicalised teenager with a gun to shoot dead an Australian police employee made an Islamic State group salute as he was jailed for 44 years Thursday, reports AFP.…

Editorial
These Days of Seventy One in Bangladesh’s History These Days of Seventy One
in Bangladesh’s History

March is the most important month in the history of Bangladesh. Our history means the events that happened in this country in March 1971. We are proud of March as Bangladesh was born in this month.…

Business
‘Load shedding comes down to 18 minutes a day from 18 hrs’ ‘Load shedding comes down to 18 minutes 
a day from 18 hrs’

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday claimed the load-shedding of electricity has now come down to 18-minute everyday from 18-hour earlier.  “We have focused more on electricity…

Our faith
Prophet towards non-Muslims Prophet towards non-Muslims

The Prophet (pbuh) travelled to the city of Taif, a city located in the mountains nearby to Mecca, in order to invite them to accept Islam. The leaders of Taif, however, were rude and discourteous…

Asia
Action against terrorism not against any religion: Modi Action against terrorism not against any religion: Modi

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said action against terrorism and radicalisation is not against any religion, but aimed at countering a mindset that leads the young to inflict…

World
Deadly blizzards lash Europe Deadly blizzards lash Europe

PARIS: Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe Thursday, forcing Geneva’s busy airport to close, as the region shivered in a deep freeze that has gripped countries from the far north…

Culturetainment
Sojib, Sovansundar mesmerise audience at Chhayanaut Sojib, Sovansundar mesmerise audience at Chhayanaut

Shwapnil Sojib from Bangladesh and Sovansundar Bosu from India mesmerised audience at Chhayanaut on Wednesday.  They were performed at an‘evening of recitation and songs’ titled…

Winner
Premier cricket running on full rhythm Premier cricket running
on full rhythm

Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League will resume today just after a day’s gap with three exciting matches of the seventh round at three separate venues. Defending champions Gazi Group…

My Districts
Boro cultivation exceeds target in Narsingdi Boro cultivation exceeds target in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: Cultivation of Boro paddy in Narsingdi district has surpassed its target this season due to favourable climate condition and adequate supply of high quality seed, reports BSS. Department…

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Most Americans say Trump is racist: Poll Most Americans say Trump is racist: Poll

WASHINGTON: More than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think President Donald Trump is a racist. More than half think his policies have made things worse for Hispanics…

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