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Concerns grow as rape incidents on rise By Other | Last Updated: 26th May, 2017, 00:00

Rape incidents have increased across the country, causing grave concern for  people, according to rights organisations.   Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) statistics show that…

Concerns grow as rape 
incidents on rise

Banks not prepared against cyber attacks

The commercial banks in Bangladesh lack the capacity to defend against cyber attacks due to shortage of skilled manpower and logistics, according to experts.   They say the management…


Hot spell continues

A heatwave sweeping the country amid frequent power cuts is taking a heavy toll on public life.   Two people died and many fell sick from heatstroke on Thursday.  …

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Non-stick cookware risky for public health: Study Non-stick cookware risky for public health: Study

A global agency has warned that non-stick cookware pose as a threat to health and environment as they are produced using a carcinogenic chemical which emits toxic fumes. Environmental and Social Development…

Metropolis
Japan won’t stop cooperation with Bangladesh: JICA chief Japan won’t stop cooperation 
with Bangladesh: JICA chief

President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Dr Shinichi Kitaoka on Thursday said Japan will never stop cooperation with Bangladesh, as the two countries have been enjoying very good…

Sun Extra
Ensuring quality higher edn main challenge Ensuring quality higher
edn main challenge

Prof Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, said ensuring quality higher education is the main challenge of the government and the UGC now. The greatest…

Editorial
Merits and Demerits of Foreign Direct Investment Merits and Demerits of Foreign Direct Investment

There are significant reserves of foreign currency in Bangladesh. It is mounting up during the last few years. At the same time we have a good amount of unutilised money in the banking system. It seems…

Our faith
Welcome Holy month of Ramadan Welcome Holy month of Ramadan

Holy Ramadan is the 9th month of Arabic calendar year. Siyam or fasting was made obligatory upon all adult Muslims in the second year of Hizri in these words of the Holy Qur’an: “O you…

World
Manhunt in Manchester as probe leak row grows Manhunt in Manchester as probe leak row grows

MANCHESTER: Britain raced Thursday to hunt down a jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester concert attack, as a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the…

Culturetainment
Nazrul’s 118th birth anniversary celebrated Nazrul’s 118th birth anniversary celebrated

The 118th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam, the national poet of Bangladesh, was observed across the country on Thursday. To marks the day in a befitting manner, the cultural arena of the…

Winner
Confidence is high at the moment: Mashrafe Confidence is high at the moment: Mashrafe

Bangladesh still have two more warm-up matches before their Champions Trophy opener but captain Mashrafe Mortaza admits their five-wicket victory over New Zealand sends them to England with confidence…

My Districts
Call for massive tree plantation for ecological balance Call for massive tree plantation for ecological balance

RANGPUR: Educationists, environment-alists and human rights activists have stressed on massive tree plantation to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change for keeping the planet fit for human…

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EU stresses human rights in talks with Erdogan EU stresses human rights in talks with Erdogan

BRUSSELS:  EU Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday stressed the importance of human rights in talks with Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid tensions over Ankara’s long-delayed…

Business
Indian LoC projects pass halfway mark in 7yrs Indian LoC projects pass 
halfway mark in 7yrs

Execution of most of the projects funded by first Indian Line of Credit (LoC) is moving in the slow lane even though nearly seven years have passed after signing of the US$1 billion loan deal with…

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