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Flood fury continues By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 16th August, 2017, 00:00

Flood situation further deteriorated in the country’s northern region while fresh areas were inundated in the central region on Tuesday due to onrush of upstream water, leaving thousands of people…

Flood fury continues

Nation pays homage to Bangabandhu

The nation observed the National Mourning Day on Tuesday, marking the 42nd anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. People from all walks…


Militant killed in police raid on city hotel

A suspected militant was killed in a ‘suicide blast’ during a police raid on a residential hotel in Panthapath area of the capital on Tuesday. Police identified the deceased…


Conspirators couldn’t be tried for faulty probe: CJ

Chief Justice SK Sinha has said many conspirators involved in the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman could not be tried due to a faulty investigation report. He made the…

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Govt mulls over 2nd nuke power plant Govt mulls over 2nd 
nuke power plant

The government plans to construct the second nuclear power plant in the country to narrow ever-increasing demand-supply gap of electricity. Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC)…

Metropolis
Govt, agencies on war footing to resolve hajj uncertainties Govt, agencies on war footing to resolve hajj uncertainties

As the remaining 62,198 hajj pilgrims need to reach Saudi Arabia by August 28 next to perform this year’s hajj, the government and hajj agencies seem to have been on a war footing to do the uphill…

Biz Capital
CCC to upgrade communication networks, lighting facilities CCC to upgrade communication networks, lighting facilities

Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) plans to upgrade communication networks and ensure lighting facilities to offer better services to the city dwellers. CCC has already taken up a project…

Editorial
Digitising Payments Digitising Payments

With the use of technology, trade and commerce activities in the country are expanding fast and the number of financial organisations is swelling day by day. In order to the remarkable progress achieved…

Post Loug
Leadership for Sustainable Growth Leadership for Sustainable Growth

The readymade garment industry (RMG) has emerged in Bangladesh in the late 1970s and already established a strong foothold in the world apparel market with an export turnover of $25.5 billion (2014-2015…

Asia
Violence in name of religion unacceptable Violence in name of religion unacceptable

NEW DELHI: In an Independence Day speech that presented his vision of a new India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday emphasised that “violence in the name of faith is unacceptable.”…

World
CEOs quit Trump council over response to Virginia violence CEOs quit Trump council over response to Virginia violence

NEW YORK: Three executives have quit Donald Trump’s business advisory panel, throwing it into chaos, in the wake of the president’s failure to immediately denounce white supremacists over…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena pays tribute to Bangabandhu Cultural arena pays tribute to Bangabandhu

The cultural arena of the country paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd martyrdom anniversary yesterday. Different socio-cultural organisations…

Winner
Shakib regains top Test all-rounder title Shakib regains top Test all-rounder title

Bangladesh’s premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has once again regained his status as the top all-rounder in all three formats of the game.   According International Cricket…

My Districts
Flood situation deteriorates further in northern districts Flood situation deteriorates further in northern districts

RANGPUR: Relief activities have been intensified further as the flood situation still continues to deteriorate at lower rate at places during the past 24 hours till 9 am on Tuesday in ten northern…

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Conflicts in Syria, Iraq far from over despite IS setbacks Conflicts in Syria, Iraq far from over despite IS setbacks

BAGHDAD: Despite the recapture of swathes of territory from the Islamic State group, the conflicts in Iraq and Syria are far from over as their governments face major political challenges, experts…

Business
Export of non-traditional items on the rise Export of non-traditional 
items on the rise

Export earnings from some non-traditional items marked a substantial rise last fiscal, adding to the government’s export diversification efforts.   Some little known non-traditional…

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