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Record Boro yield in 47 years By Other | Last Updated: 11th June, 2018, 00:00

Boro production has hit all-time high in the country since its independence in 1971, as the government authorities stepped up all-out measures to boost the yield of the staple food grain. Boro…

Record Boro yield
in 47 years

Women prove they can

Bangladesh women’s cricket team clinched the Asia Cup T20 trophy by edging six-time champions India in the final match at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on Sunday. The female cricketers sealed…


Crimes decline during Ramadan

Unlike previous years, incidents of major crimes, including killing and mugging, have marked a significant decline in the capital during Ramadan this year. Most of the criminals as well as drug…


Top contenders for Golden Boot

The daily sun takes a look at the footballers who could win the prestigious Golden Boot of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, which is all set to kick off on June 14. The Golden Boot is awarded…

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Bring order to unruly banking sector Bring order to unruly 
banking sector

Treasury and opposition bench lawmakers on Sunday bitterly criticised the government for its failure to bring order to the unruly banking sector. Speaking on the 2017-2018 supplementary budget,…

Metropolis
PM pushes for full implementation of Paris deal PM pushes for full 
implementation 
of Paris deal

QUEBEC: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for full implementation of the Paris Agreement as Bangladesh needs greater support for climate change adaptation. “Full implementation…

Sun Extra
Atiqul for proper HR management in garment sector Atiqul for proper HR management in garment sector

Country’s apparel industries should focus on human resource management for the betterment of the garment sector, BGMEA former President Atiqul Islam said. “Skilled human resources…

Editorial
Election-time Politics in Bangladesh Election-time Politics in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a multi-party parliamentary democracy. After a few years of independence, the system of government was changed into presidential form. From the early 90’s the country reverted back…

Business
ICT entrepreneurs demand withdrawal of high taxes ICT entrepreneurs demand withdrawal of high taxes

Leaders of four ICT organisations of the country on Sunday urged the government to cut the taxes and import duties on IT product and services in the budget to help the sector grow more. Bangladesh…

Asia
Trump, Kim arrive in S’pore for historic summit Trump, Kim arrive in S’pore for historic summit

SINGAPORE: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrived in Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president…

World
Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada’s G7 summit Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada’s G7 summit

QUEBEC CITY: The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian…

Culturetainment
Channel i all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Channel i all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Channel i, a leading satellite television channel of the country, is all set to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr. Along with well-known writers, directors and superstars, it has arranged for a seven-day…

Winner
Spain fail to impress in narrow Tunisia victory Spain fail to impress in narrow Tunisia victory

Spain needed substitute Iago Aspas to score a late goal to beat Tunisia 1-0 in their final warmup for the World Cup on Saturday, report agencies. Sergio Busquets finally undid Tunisia’s…

My Districts
Intercropping helps boost mango yield in Rajshahi Intercropping helps boost mango 
yield in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Mango intercropping with various cereal crops especially paddy has started contributing a lot towards boosting mango yield in the region, reports BSS. The intercropping has been gaining…

News link
Fire hits ballot warehouse before recount Fire hits ballot warehouse 
before recount

BAGHDAD: A fire ripped through Iraq’s biggest ballot warehouse on Sunday where votes for the eastern Baghdad district were stored, before a recount ordered by parliament, a security official…

Scitech
Eid in digital age Eid in digital age

In transformation of technology, there are many new trends have been engaged to the festivity of big occasion especially on Eid-ul-Fitr, largest festival for the Muslim community. Shanta stays…

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