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Introduce welfare assoc-type bodies for EPZ workers: PM By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 25th April, 2017, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the authorities concerned to introduce welfare association-type bodies for workers in export processing zones (EPZs) following the structures of European…

Introduce welfare assoc-type bodies for EPZ workers: PM

Chevron to sell gas fields to China firm

US energy giant Chevron Bangladesh Ltd is set to wind up its operations in Bangladesh anytime as the company has agreed to sell off its assets —-three major gas fields —- to a Chinese firm.…


Public sufferings mount after heavy rain

Sufferings of city dwellers have mounted as many roads and low-lying areas in the capital have remained waterlogged after torrential rain in the last two days. Low-lying areas, including…


Victims still cry for trial of culprits

Relatives of victims and survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse have reiterated a demand for immediate punishment of those responsible for the terrible factory disaster. They renewed the…

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Govt may purchase Tk 80945cr electricity from Indian Reliance Govt may purchase Tk 80945cr electricity from Indian Reliance

The government is likely to purchase Tk 80945.41 crore electricity for 22 years period under special power act from Indian Reliance sponsored 718MW LNG-based power project at Megnaghat in Narayanganj…

Metropolis
JnU to build new dorm in Keraniganj JnU to build new dorm
in Keraniganj

Jagannath University (JnU) authority will build a 1,000-seated new dormitory with all modern facilities at Keraniganj in the city to resolve the acute accommodation crisis of the university, reports…

Sun Extra
‘Demand for industrial automation increasing’ ‘Demand for industrial 
automation increasing’

CHITTAGONG: International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AKM Azharul Islam said the demand of industrial automation is increasing day by day. He said this…

Editorial
REMEMBERING A FRIEND REMEMBERING A FRIEND

Selfless, loving, inspirational: these are some of the words friends use to describe Xulhaz Mannan, a dedicated colleague, loyal friend, and fierce champion of human rights who was brutally murdered…

Tours & Travels
Tourism attractions of Bangladesh and investment opportunities Tourism attractions of Bangladesh and investment opportunities

There are over seven hundred spots of tourist interest in the country. These include nature-driven ones like sea beach, green valleys, forests, archaeological and historical sites, iconic religious…

Asia
Xi urges ‘restraint’ over N Korea as US carrier approaches Xi urges ‘restraint’ over N Korea as US carrier approaches

BEIJING:  Chinese President Xi Jinping urged "restraint" over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier heading to…

World
Macron, Le Pen gird for final French election duel Macron, Le Pen gird for final French election duel

PARIS: Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration leader Marine Le Pen began a final duel for the French Presidency Monday, after a first round of voting delivered a stunning blow to…

Culturetainment
Japanese masterpiece Tora-san delights Bangladeshi audience Japanese masterpiece Tora-san delights Bangladeshi audience

Tora-san’s Sunrise and Sunset, a Japanese box-office hit film, was screened at the Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) in the city on Saturday. Earlier, under the BNM’s ongoing Juvenile…

Winner
Tough road ahead for DPL Tough road ahead for DPL

Last two and a half years have endowed the people of Bangladesh with numerous cricketing triumphs which uplifted the morale of the whole nation. But sadly the precursor to these successful…

My Districts
Safe space to ensure girls’ educational rights stressed Safe space to ensure girls’ educational rights stressed

RAJSHAHI: Speakers here have underscored for ensuring safe space for girls through combating all sorts of violence especially sexual harassment against them for boosting women empowerment, reports…

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Maoist rebels kill 24 police in India Maoist rebels kill 24 police in India

RAIPUR:  Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India, police said, in one of the deadliest attacks of the long-running…

Business
Construction of another gas pipeline from Maheshkhali on cards Construction of another gas pipeline 
from Maheshkhali on cards

A wider gas transmission line parallel to under-construction Maheshkhali-Anowara pipeline is being set up to facilitate supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be imported through the proposed Maheshkhali…

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