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Fanaticism behind the attack By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 5th March, 2018, 00:00

Faizur Rahman, who was arrested over Saturday’s knife attack on popular writer Professor Zafar Iqbal, has admitted that he attempted to kill him as ‘he is an enemy of Islam’.…

Fanaticism behind the attack

Bangladesh set to reach another milestone

Bangladesh Bangladesh is set to achieve the status of developing country as per UNCTAD calculation this month as UN data show that it has earned desired economic growth and fulfilled other criteria…


US wants safe return of displaced people: Lisa

US President Donald Trump’s Deputy Assistant Lisa Curtis on Sunday said that her country is working with Bangladesh for repatriation of Rohingyas to their land in Rakhine state of Myanmar who…


Delhi to extend all-out support to Dhaka: Shringla

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Sunday said his country will extend all-out support to Bangladesh to overcome the Rohingya crisis. “This is not only Bangladesh’s…

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Chevron proposes 10-year extension in Bangladesh Chevron proposes 10-year 
extension in Bangladesh

US-based Oil giant Chevron Bangladesh has proposed to extend in operations in three major gas fields in Bangladesh for 10 years under the model production sharing contracts (PSC’s). The…

Metropolis
Check graft practices in road sector Check graft practices in road sector

Contractors often push projects beyond the stipulated work completion deadline thereby, doubling the costs of the projects. This practice has to be stopped, reports UNB. Anti-Corruption Commission…

Sun Extra
Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

ROME: Italians vote on Sunday in one of the country’s most uncertain elections ever, with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading…

Editorial
University of Dhaka, Language Movement and Birth of a Nation University of Dhaka, Language Movement and Birth of a Nation

The language movement of 1952 was a turning point in the history on many counts. First, after a great sacrifice of innocent human lives it established Bangla as a state language of Pakistan. Secondly,…

Business
Call for setting up Indo-Bangla JV in agro industry Call for setting up Indo-Bangla JV in agro industry

Seeking technical support from India, speakers at a programme on Sunday said that Bangladesh and India can work together to develop the agro and agro-based products as this sector still remains largely…

Asia
Unlimited Xi presidency looms over China political gathering Unlimited Xi presidency looms over China political gathering

BEIJING: The prospect of Chinese President Xi Jinping ruling for an unlimited number of terms is dominating discussion as China’s legislature opens its annual session Monday. The constitutional…

World
Residents flee Eastern Ghouta bombardment Residents flee Eastern Ghouta bombardment

Damascus: Residents are reported to be fleeing the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave in Syria as the situation there was described as “beyond critical”, reports BBC. Syria’s…

Culturetainment
Jovan, Tanjin Tisha pair up again Jovan, Tanjin Tisha pair up again

Audience-admired artistes Jovan and Tanjin Tisha pair up again after a short break. The duo will be seen together in a social awareness tele-drama titled Kinchit Somossa. Scripted by Ferari…

Winner
Riyad eyes positive start in Nidahas Trophy Riyad eyes positive start in Nidahas Trophy

With the recent nightmare saga of Bangladesh National Cricket Team at home still raining in the wind, Bangladesh’s T20 contingent under Mahmudullah Riyad’s leadership reached Colombo, Sri…

My Districts
Crop land to be kept out of shrimp farming, says fisheries minister Crop land to be kept out
of shrimp farming, says fisheries minister

KHULNA: Fisheries and Livestock Minister Narayan Chandra Chanda has said agricultural land should to be kept out of shrimp farming and it [shrimp] should be cultivated zone wise, reports BSS. “The…

Scitech
Enriching mother language on internet Enriching mother language on internet

Google Crowdsource is an opportunity internet users to contribute and enrich own mother language on virtual space. Crowdsource has quietly appeared on Google Play, asking users to perform brief…

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