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Bangabandhu satellite launch deferred again By Other | Last Updated: 11th May, 2018, 00:00

The launch of Bangladesh’s first satellite, Bangabandhu-1, was suspended for a day just before the end of countdown to the much awaited event. SpaceX authorities in the United States announced…

Bangabandhu satellite launch deferred again

Perennial waterlogging in DND dam area

Thousands of people living in DND dam areas have been marooned due to incessant rain which makes public life unbearable in monsoon. Many roads, fields and other open spaces in the area have…


Cold drinks made from dirty ice pose health risk

Cold drinks made from dirty ice are being sold in many roadside and fast food shops in the capital, posing a threat to public health. Dirty ice, which is made for preserving fish, is being used…


Mahathir sworn in as world’s oldest leader

KUALA LUMPUR: Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir Mohamad was Thursday sworn in as the world’s oldest elected leader after a stunning election win that swept Malaysia’s establishment from power…

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Rural students continue to lag behind Rural students continue to lag behind

Rural students continue to lag behind urban students in terms of both pass rate and GPA-5 in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations, according to last several years’ results. The…

Metropolis
Over 1.5 lakh Bangladeshi peacekeepers accomplish 54 UN peace missions Over 1.5 lakh Bangladeshi peacekeepers accomplish 54 UN peace missions

A total of 1,56,188 members of Bangladeshi peacekeepers have brighten the country’s image in the world completing 54 United Nation Peacekeeping operations in 40 countries in the last three decades,…

Sun Extra
Meeting on academic collaboration held at PU Meeting on academic collaboration held at PU

Primeasia University (PU) organised a meeting on academic co-operation with a Chinese and an Australian educational institutions at the Board Room of the university in the capital’s Banani on…

Editorial
Another Dream Realised, Another Promise Kept Another Dream Realised,

Another Promise Kept

A communication satellite provides three types of services: broadcasting, telecommunications and data communications. Television and radio stations use the broadcasting services delivered directly…

Our faith
How to welcome Ramadan How to welcome Ramadan

The most blessed month of Ramadan is knocking at the door. It is a spiritual training course intended to help Muslims cultivate essential virtues and skills in order to lead a meaningful life. Millions…

Business
Tk 1.81tr ADP for FY19 okayed Tk 1.81tr ADP for FY19 okayed

The government on Thursday cleared Tk 180,869 crore (1.8 trillion) ADP for the 2018-19 fiscal year with a special focus on completing some priority schemes to set the country on a higher growth path.…

Asia
Dust storm, rain leave 14 dead in northern India Dust storm, rain leave 14

dead in northern India

LUCKNOW, India: A powerful dust and rain storm demolished homes and downed power lines in northern India, killing at least 14 people, an official said Thursday, a week after another unseasonable storm…

World
Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran’s military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in…

Culturetainment
Whom Lux Super Star 2018 goes to? Whom Lux Super Star 2018 goes to?

The Channel i Presents Lux Super Star’s Grand Finale will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital   today. At this very last stage of their dreams to touch…

Winner
Rashid Khan a major threat, says Mushfiq Rashid Khan a major threat, says Mushfiq

As Bangladesh vs Afghanistan series schedule has been finalised and spin-friendly track Dehradun in India will host all three T20s, all eyes will be on Afghan spin wizards specially their spin sensation…

My Districts
Mango harvesting and selling banned until May 20 Mango harvesting and selling banned until May 20

RAJSHAHI: A ban has been imposed on mango harvesting and marketing in the district till May 20 next to give optimum time for natural ripening of the delicious seasonal fruit, reports BSS. District…

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Hawaii volcano park to close amid explosion concerns Hawaii volcano park to close amid explosion concerns

PAHOA, Hawaii: Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its summit crater in the kind of explosive eruption last displayed nearly a century ago. Scientists…

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