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Stay alert so that looters can’t come to power: PM By Other | Last Updated: 8th March, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the countrymen to stay alert so that war criminals, killers, looters and corrupt people cannot come to power anymore. “I urge the countrymen…

Stay alert so that looters
can’t come to power: PM

No end to violence against women

The International Women’s Day will be observed today, at a time when the country is facing a great challenge in tackling violence against women. March 8 is observed as the International…


UNHCR calls for expediting criminal proceedings in courts

The UN Human Rights Council has decided to ask the General Assembly to establish a new independent and impartial mechanism to prepare and expedite criminal proceedings in courts against those responsible…


Tikka Khan faces first protest

Today is the eighth day of March. On this day in 1971, the nation was in all-out non-cooperation movement called by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On March 3, 1971, Bangabandhu announced…

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ADP execution hits 5-yr high in 8 months ADP execution hits 5-yr high in 8 months

ADP execution rate hit the five-year high in the first eight months of the current fiscal as project aid utilisation maintained a steady growth this year. Total spending from the original annual…

Metropolis
80 percent of women police recruited in last 9 years 80 percent of women police recruited in last 9 years

Nearly 80 percent of women police have made their way into the country’s law enforcing agency in the past nine and a half years, thanks to the Prime Minister’s ten special initiatives,…

Sun Extra
BUETTA protests attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal BUETTA protests attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Teachers’ Association (BUETTA) formed a human chain in front of Shaheed Minar on the campus in the capital on Tuesday condemning…

Editorial
Relevance of International Women’s Day for Bangladeshi Women Relevance of International Women’s Day for Bangladeshi Women

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated in many countries around the world. This day recognises the achievements of women beyond national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political…

Business
Women entrepreneurs shine despite lack of finance Women entrepreneurs shine despite lack 
of finance

Women entrepreneurs in the country have shown their excellence in business even though most of the financial institutions are found reluctant to finance the women initiatives, said industry insiders.…

Asia
Anti-Muslim riots flare in Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim riots flare in Sri Lanka

MULLEGAMA: Religious violence flared anew in the hills of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite a state of emergency, with Buddhist mobs sweeping through towns and villages, burning Muslim homes and…

World
Refugee girls face ‘formidable barriers’ to education: UN Refugee girls face ‘formidable barriers’ to education: UN

GENEVA: Refugee girls are only half as likely as their male peers to go to secondary school, the UN said Wednesday, urging efforts to break down barriers to education for girls in exile, reports AFP.…

International Women's Day
We Need Women Entrepreneurs to Achieve Gender Equality We Need Women Entrepreneurs to Achieve Gender Equality

In 2018, we have an opportunity to accelerate progress towards gender equality. Movements such as #MeToo have shone the spotlight on an unacceptable status quo and demonstrated how too many women the…

Culturetainment
Joy Bangla concert brings history alive on stage Joy Bangla concert brings history alive on stage

Through musical performances, singers and artistes brought a history alive at the much-hyped Joy Bangla Concert at Army Stadium in the capital on Wednesday. Marking the date of Father of the…

Winner
Big test for Riyad as Tigers seek rebound Big test for Riyad as 
Tigers seek rebound

A bruised Bangladesh will be desperately looking to reverse their recent inconsistent performances in a three-way T20 battle when they will kick off their Nidahas Trophy campaign against favourites…

My Districts
Experts for pragmatic steps to revive glory of jute Experts for pragmatic steps to revive
glory of jute

RANGPUR: Officials and experts at a post-rally discussion said the pragmatic steps taken by the present government have started reviving the past glory of jute, boosting its production and demand both…

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Top Trump economic aide Cohn resigns Top Trump economic aide Cohn resigns

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s White House was rocked by another high-profile resignation Tuesday, as top economic advisor Gary Cohn quit in protest at the president’s decision to levy global…

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