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Listed drug traders go into hiding By Other | Last Updated: 1st June, 2018, 00:00

Most of the listed drug traders have gone into hiding in the face of the ongoing anti-narcotics operation being carried out by law enforcing agencies across the country. Police sources said…

Listed drug traders go into hiding

Rain showers city with miseries

Heavy rain submerged many roads, lanes, by-lanes and low-lying areas in the capital on Thursday, causing immense sufferings for the city dwellers. Normal life and business activities came almost…


Foreign debt service ups

The government’s foreign loan repayment has increased this year and the trend will continue for the next three fiscal years because of large loan repayment, hike in interest rates and a fall…


Budget aims to satisfy people

The Awami League-led government is going to place a ‘people-friendly’ budget for the next fiscal year to make them happy ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections due in late 2018.…

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ACC to step up efforts to curb graft in SSP ACC to step up efforts to curb graft in SSP

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recently come up with specific recommendations to curb wide range of corruption in different social safety programmes (SSP) such as TR, Kabita and Kabikha.…

Metropolis
TIB demands judicial probe into ‘gunfight’ killings TIB demands judicial probe
into ‘gunfight’ killings

Expressing its deep concern over the ongoing countrywide anti-drug drive, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)on Thursdaydemanded judicial investigation into the killings of over 100 alleged…

Sun Extra
High-speed train to reach Ctg from Dhaka in two hours: Minister High-speed train to reach Ctg from Dhaka in two hours: Minister

Bangladesh Railway on Thursday inked a deal for feasibility study and detailed design for the first-ever high-speed train which will be able to complete a journey from Dhaka to Chattogram in just two…

Editorial
National Cohesion Necessary for Development National Cohesion Necessary for Development

Homogeneity is a natural boon It is very fortunate that Bangladesh has a comparatively homogenous population. Most people of the country can speak and understand Bangla, which is also the official…

Business
MBL to form a subsidiary for mobile banking MBL to form a subsidiary for mobile banking

Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) plans to set up an independent subsidiary company to run its mobile financial services (MFS) with a view to flourishing the service even in remote rural areas, said top…

Our faith
Significance of I’tikaf Significance of I’tikaf

I’tikaf is an Arabic word. Literally it means confinement to a specific thing or place or isolating oneself. Technically, (in the terminology of the Shariah) it is staying in a mosque (where…

Asia
Un complains of US ‘hegemonism’ as summit nears Un complains of US ‘hegemonism’ as summit nears

TOKYO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of “U.S. hegemonism” to Russia’s visiting foreign minister on Thursday, a comment likely to complicate ties with the United States…

World
1.2bn children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: Study 1.2bn children threatened by war, poverty, 
discrimination: Study

LONDON: More than half of the world’s children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, Save the Children said in a report published on Wednesday, reports AFP. …

Culturetainment
Poramon 2 all set to hit cinemas during Eid Poramon 2 all set to hit cinemas during Eid

Poramon 2, the romantic drama film, will be released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Directed by Raihan Rafi, the film will hit cinemas across the country, Jaaz Multimedia has announced the…

Winner
For Neymar, first it was a beach, then the world For Neymar, first it was a beach, then the world

Twenty years ago, a coach named Betinho was watching a game of beach football when he spotted a skinny boy of six sprinting up and down the terracing, faster than he’d ever seen someone of that…

My Districts
Implementation of nutrition action plan underscored Implementation of nutrition action plan underscored

RAJSHAHI: Collective efforts of all government and non-government entities concerned has become indispensable for successful implementation of the new nutrition action plan to combat malnutrition,…

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‘Killed’ anti-Kremlin journo appears at press confc in Ukraine ‘Killed’ anti-Kremlin journo appears at press confc in Ukraine

KIEV: Ukraine was under fire Thursday after it admitted staging the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko, despite relief in Russia and Ukraine that he was alive, reports AFP.  …

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