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Vested quarter out to create unrest ahead of polls By Other | Last Updated: 6th March, 2018, 00:00

Ruling Awami League fears that there could be more attacks on noted personalities to destablise the country ahead of the next national election. AL insiders say a vested quarter is out to fan…

Vested quarter out to create unrest ahead of polls

City residential areas turn commercial hubs

A section of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) officials is allowing unlawful ‘commercialisation of residential areas’ in the capital. Many commercial establishments are being…


PM seeks Vietnam’s support to resolve Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought Vietnam’s support for Bangladesh becoming the Sectoral Dialogue Partner of ASEAN. She sought the support during a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese…


Number of attackers still unknown

Law enforcers are yet to identify all the suspects for the attack on writer-teacher Muhammed Zafar Iqbal on Shahjalal University of Science and Technology campus on Saturday. However, students…

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Jute sector reviving Jute sector reviving

Bangladesh’s jute sector has been reviving with bright prospects for thriving in the international market and turning into a high income-generating crop once again, government officials claimed.…

Metropolis
Women self-sufficiency a vital in poverty alleviation Women self-sufficiency a vital in poverty alleviation

“Poverty grabbed us always because my husband’s wage is not sufficient to lead the family, said Shafia, 30, hailed from Sirajganj, who had been reading up to class five from a rural school…

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Catalan parliament begins search for new leader Catalan parliament begins search for new leader

BARCELONA:  The political parties that make up Catalonia’s regional parliament began their consultations Monday to find a replacement for deposed president Carles Puigdemont, reports AFP.…

Editorial
Indegeneity for Biodiversity Indegeneity for Biodiversity

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz said that indigenous peoples are the best guardians of world’s biodiversity. In fact, from time immemorial, the…

Business
Mega projects to see big changes in revised ADP Mega projects to see big changes in revised ADP

Mega projects are likely to see some major changes in their allocations as the government is going to finalise the revise current fiscal’s revised ADP today. Nine priority projects are…

News & Newsmaker
Cult promises to magically rid followers of debt Cult promises to magically
rid followers of debt

Ever wish there was a way to instantly erase all of your financial debt without actually paying back one cent? Who hasn’t, right? Well, an Indonesian guru claims he can do just that for the followers…

Asia
Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for Xi Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for Xi

BEIJING: Thousands of Chinese legislators erupted into enthusiastic applause on Monday over plans to give President Xi Jinping a lifetime mandate to mould the Asian giant into a global superpower,…

World
Aid convoy enters Syria enclave Aid convoy enters 
Syria enclave

DOUMA: A UN convoy entered Syria’s Eastern Ghouta on Monday to deliver much-needed aid as regime forces seized more ground in a fierce offensive to retake the battered rebel enclave, reports…

Culturetainment
Mithu’s 2nd death anniversary tomorrow Mithu’s 2nd death anniversary tomorrow

Tomorrow marks the second death anniversary of noted visual artist, award winning film director and photographer Khalid Mahmud Mithu. To mark the day in a befitting manner, socio-cultural organisations…

Winner
Nat’l youth weightlifting event concludes Nat’l youth weightlifting event concludes

National Youth Weightlifting training, exhibition and competition concluded with the participation of 100 young athletes as part of the programme of Bangladesh Youth Games-2018 at Shilpacharya Zainul…

My Districts
EED implements Tk 361cr projects in N'region EED implements Tk 361cr projects in N'region

RAJSHAHI: Education Engineering Department (EED) has implemented 981 schemes under 14 major development projects at a cost of around Taka 361.31 crore in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts during…

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UN rights body orders probe of Eastern Ghouta siege in Syria UN rights body orders probe of Eastern Ghouta siege in Syria

GENEVA:  The UN Human Rights Council on Monday ordered an immediate probe into the situation in Syria’s besieged rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, as aid arrived there for the first time…

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