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AL aims to win city polls By Other | Last Updated: 5th April, 2018, 00:00

The ruling Awami League will put hectic efforts into winning the May 15 elections to Gazipur and Khulna city corporations to boost the party’s morale ahead of the next parliamentary polls due…

AL aims to win city polls

Ansar in land grabbing spree

A group of delinquent members of Ansar, a paramilitary force of the government, have grabbed the lands of many innocent people at Solmaid in Vatara in the capital and on Wednesday they beat up the…


Improve product quality to grab int’l market

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday stressed the importance of improving product quality and adopting newer technologies to thrive in the open-market economic system, reports UNB. She…


Chronic woes of debt defaults

Debt defaults in banks is a ubiquitous issue in any emerging or transition economy. History tells us that each of the emerging economies has witnessed massive debt default or bank credit losses during…

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Probe into 7,500 cases remain stuck at DMP Probe into 7,500 cases remain stuck at DMP

Justice-seekers are being deprived of their rights in many cases due to alleged delay in submission of charge sheets by police and other law enforcement agencies to the courts. Probes into about…

Metropolis
ACC seeks bank account info of eight BNP leaders ACC seeks bank account info of eight BNP leaders

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sought bank account statements of eight top BNP leaders from seven different banks over suspicious transaction of Tk 125 crore. As a part of investigation, the…

Sun Extra
2nd phase construction work of ‘Jamuna Bhaban’ starts 2nd phase construction work of ‘Jamuna Bhaban’ starts

The second phase construction work of ‘Jamuna Bhaban’ began in the capital on Monday.   State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid inaugurated…

Editorial
Food Security Index Food Security Index

Food security, a concept with different dimensions, pervades the public policy domain. Worlds Food Summit [WFS] provides a workable definition of food security in an inter-temporal framework with modifications…

Business
Realistic action plans for LGD projects stressed Realistic action plans for LGD projects stressed

A pubic sector watchdog on Wednesday recommended that the local government division (LGD) should adopt more realistic action plans to make timely execution of its slow-moving projects. The direction…

Education
Quality higher education and some pertinent questions Quality higher education and 
some pertinent questions

“The new University of Excellence is a corporation driven by market forces, and, as such, is more interested in profit margins than in thought.” ——————————-…

Asia
Sri Lankan PM faces no-confidence motion amid power struggle Sri Lankan PM faces
no-confidence motion amid power struggle

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe faced a no-confidence motion on Wednesday that has widened a rift in the ruling coalition and worsened political turmoil in the island…

World
Turkey, Russia, Iran urge ‘lasting ceasefire’ in Syria Turkey, Russia, Iran urge ‘lasting ceasefire’ in Syria

ANKARA: Turkey, Russia and Iran on Wednesday said they were committed to achieving a “lasting ceasefire” in Syria, in a joint statement issued following a summit in Ankara hosted by Turkish…

Culturetainment
Tanjin Tisha at ‘Ei Baishakhe’ Tanjin Tisha at ‘Ei Baishakhe’

Tanjin Tisha, popular face of the small screen, is coming up with a new special teledrama for her fans in the upcoming Pahela Baishakh.  Tisha will be seen as Nilima in the tele-drama titled…

Winner
DPL to get new king today DPL to get new king today

Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) 2018 is coming to a worthy climax with breathtaking suspense as both Lt Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd and Dhaka Abahani will give their best in the fields…

My Districts
Promoting less water-consuming crops in Barind region stressed Promoting less
water-consuming crops in
Barind region stressed

RAJSHAHI: Agriculture specialists stressed her on promotion of less-irrigation consuming cereal crops instead of depending on only Irri-Boro farming in Barind area, reports BSS. They said, promotion…

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