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AL may face crisis ahead of polls By Other | Last Updated: 12th March, 2018, 00:00

Ruling Awami League may get into deep trouble over sharing of parliamentary seats with its alliance partners as they seek increased participation in the next national election. Sources said…

AL may face crisis ahead of polls

Hatirjheel losing appeal to visitors

Hatirjheel, a new attraction for visitors in the capital, is losing its appeal mainly due to stinky water of the lake. A huge amount of human and industrial wastes from nearby areas is falling…


Trying to resolve Teesta issue

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said they were trying to resolve the hurdles to the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh ‘keeping all concerned on…


Third span of Padma Bridge installed

With the setting up of the third span (superstructure) at Jajira point of Shariatpur, 450 metres of the under-construction Padma Bridge is now visible. The third span was installed between pillars…

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Bangladesh worst sufferer of global warming: Hamid Bangladesh worst sufferer 
of global warming: Hamid

President Md Abdul Hamid on Sunday said Bangladesh is one of the worst sufferers of global warming and its subsequent effects on many countries is a reality now.  “Although our share…

Metropolis
UN plans to amass evidence on genocide of Rohingyas UN plans to amass evidence on genocide of Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng on Sunday said the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial investigation as he met with National Human…

Sun Extra
‘Involve locals in disaster preparedness’ ‘Involve locals in disaster preparedness’

Speakers at a programme emphasised the need for involve local people in any emergency or disaster, as it would ensure better humanitarian response. They made the remarks while addressing the…

Editorial
Mainstreaming Gender in Local Governance: Bangladesh Context Mainstreaming Gender in Local Governance: Bangladesh Context

Women empowerment in Bangladesh is reported to be on the rise over the last few decades, which has significantly impacted women’s participation in key sectors: economy, education, health, employment,…

Business
Govt wants to reduce direct tendering Govt wants to reduce direct tendering

The Ministry of Finance plans to reduce the direct tendering method (DTM) within next three to four months in implementing development projects to check irregularities, ministry sources said. Finance…

Asia
Xi Jinping: From graft-fighting governor to president for life Xi Jinping: From graft-fighting governor to president for life

BEIJING: Xi Jinping has joined the pantheon of Chinese leadership two decades after bursting onto the scene as a graft-fighting governor who went on to earn comparisons with Mao Zedong in his quest…

World
Syrian army bombs ‘splintered’ Ghouta enclave Syrian army bombs ‘splintered’ Ghouta enclave

HAMMURIYEH: New air strikes and barrel bombs pounded Syria’s Eastern Ghouta on Sunday as government forces pressed a three-week advance that splintered the rebel enclave and trapped dozens under…

Culturetainment
Ameenah, Mamun to perform at Nat’l Museum on March 14 Ameenah, Mamun to perform at Nat’l Museum on March 14

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre is organising an evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Ameenah Ahmed and Mamun Zahid at Bangladesh National Museum on March 14.  The Rabindra Sangeet soiree will…

Winner
Shooter Limon earns first Gold of Youth Games Shooter Limon earns first Gold of Youth Games

The final phase matches of maiden Bangladesh Youth Games 2018 began with tight competition among the participants in their respective categories at different venues around the capital on Sunday.…

My Districts
Bumper wheat yield expected in Naogaon Bumper wheat yield expected in Naogaon

NAOGAON: Farmers and others concerned, including agriculturists are expecting a bumper production of wheat in the district during the current season, reports BSS. Deputy Director of Department…

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2 India docs suspended after severed leg used as pillow 2 India docs suspended after severed leg used as pillow

NEW DELHI: Indian authorities have suspended two doctors and launched an investigation after a patient’s severed leg was used as a pillow to prop up his head, a hospital official said Sunday,…

Scitech
Eco-system for new software entrepreneurs Eco-system for new software entrepreneurs

With government’s focus on ICT sector in last few years, the industry has been growing rapidly and more companies are getting interested in joining the industry and be a part of this ongoing…

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