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2 more militants found dead at Sylhet den By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 28th March, 2017, 00:00

Two more militants have been found dead, raising the death figure to four in the ongoing army-led joint forces operation at a militant hideout at Shibbari in Sylhet. “So far, we…

2 more militants found dead at Sylhet den

Trade, connectivity to be high on agenda: Shringla

Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said trade, connectivity and information sharing will be among the key issues of talks of his government during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s…


Frequent militant attacks spark panic

Panic has gripped everywhere in the country after a series of militant attacks and discovery of their hideouts with huge cache of arms and high-powered explosives in Sylhet and Chittagong.


Phone use while driving punishable offence

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the Road Transport Act, 2017 incorporating tougher punitive provisions, rewriting the Motor Vehicle Ordinance, 1983. The proposed…

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Law ministry clears vetting on $1.6b sovereign guarantee Law ministry clears vetting on $1.6b sovereign guarantee

The Ministry of Law cleared vetting on US$1.6 billion dollar sovereign guarantee for construction of 1320MW Rampal coal-fired power project near the Sundarbans. The power division confirmed…

Metropolis
Electioneering ends tonight Electioneering ends tonight

Campaigning will end for Comilla City Corporation (CCC) polls candidates on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, RAB and BGB personnel will be deployed in the CCC area from Tuesday morning till…

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AFC Health Fortis Heart Institute opens in Ctg AFC Health Fortis
Heart Institute
opens in Ctg

AFC Health Limited, in collaboration with renowned Fortis Escorts Heart Institute of India, opened a cardiac hospital named AFC Health Fortis Heart Institute in Chittagong on Saturday. …

Editorial
For Being Happier For Being Happier

Bangladesh has been ranked 110th among 155 countries surveyed for the World Happiness Report 2017 while Sri Lanka and India came in at 120th and 122nd. Pakistan was ranked 80th, Bhutan 97th and Nepal…

Tours & Travels
150th Tour of ‘Bhoboghurey Shastra’ 150th Tour of 
‘Bhoboghurey Shastra’

The thing can rejuvenate the people seeking respite from the hullabaloos of metropolis following a strenuous working week is nothing but the open call: “Pack your bag and let’s go out to…

Asia
Terrorism a big challenge to humanity: Modi Terrorism a big challenge to humanity: Modi

NEW DELHI: Terrorism has thrown a big challenge to humanity and people should draw inspiration from ancient scriptures to take on the menace, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, reports…

World
US-backed forces battle IS around north Syria town US-backed forces battle IS around north Syria town

BEIRUT: US-backed forces battled the Islamic State group around a key Syrian town Monday, after the capture of an airbase brought them closer to besieging the jihadists in their stronghold Raqa.…

Culturetainment
Three-day Gana Sangeet fest in memory of Satyan Sen begins today Three-day Gana Sangeet fest in memory of Satyan Sen begins today

In memory of Satyan Sen, a three-day Gana Sangeet festival and song competition’, organised by Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi, will be inaugurated today at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises.…

Winner
Bangladesh make flying start beating Hong Kong Bangladesh make flying start beating Hong Kong

Bangladesh Under-23 team made a flying start in the eight-nation Emerging Teams Asia Cup Cricket outplaying Hong Kong by eight wickets at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar…

My Districts
Wheat harvest on in Gaibandha Wheat harvest on 
in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: Harvest of wheat, one of the high value crops, has been progressing fast in all the seven upazilas of the district during the current season, reports BSS. Department of Agriculture…

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Saarc countries pull up Pakistan for unpaid dues Saarc countries pull up Pakistan for unpaid dues

NEW DELHI: India and six other members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation have pulled up Pakistan, asking it to immediately pay up $7.85 million as its contribution to the South…

Business
Banking for street kids confined to NGO schemes Banking for street kids 
confined to NGO schemes

The street children still do not have access to banking services though 3,725 accounts were opened at 16 banks in last two and a half years as per the central bank’s directive after being persuaded…

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