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Gas prices hiked again By Other | Last Updated: 24th February, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Thursday announced a fresh hike in gas tariff to be effective in two phases from March 1 and June 1 respectively.     As per…

Gas prices hiked again

UGC turns into ‘hub of irregularities’

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has turned into a hub of irregularities, corruption and misconduct due to ‘favoritism’ of top bosses of the state-run regulatory body of the country’s…


Drug dealers use CCTVs to evade arrest

Drug dealers are allegedly carrying on their illegal trade in the capital by evading arrest through installation of CCTV cameras.   While conducting joint recent raids on different…


‘Fate of transboundary rivers confined in politics’

The fate of the transboundary rivers of Bangladesh and Nepal passing through India is largely confined within the internal political boundaries of the neighboring country and the solutions to the existing…

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Modern sports village in Padma vicinity soon: PM Modern sports village in 
Padma vicinity soon: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said a modern high-standard sports village will be built in the vicinity of the Padma River near Padma Bridge with necessary facilities for all kinds of sports,…

Metropolis
Children doubly vulnerable to pornography Children doubly vulnerable to pornography

Ruksana Yesmin works in a private company and her husband is a government official. The couple has two children — Aharar Hossain and Faria Sultana. Aharar is 15 and Faria is 12 and both…

Sun Extra
‘Capstone Course’ of NDC ends ‘Capstone Course’ of NDC ends

Two-week long Capstone Course-2017/1, the highest training platform for leaders of all important sectors in Bangladesh, of National Defence College (NDC) concluded on its campus at Mirpur Cantonment…

Editorial
Divisive Political Rhetoric Harmful To World Peace Divisive Political Rhetoric Harmful To World Peace

Politicians across the world have a tendency to use divisive, acrimonious and dehumanising rhetoric that creates more division and make their own country as well as the world at large a dangerous place.…

Our faith
Inspiration for savings Inspiration for savings

Money is an important need in human life. It is not discouraged in Islam. Money, if and when spent in good deeds, can help men acquire a place in heaven. Performing hajj and umrah, giving sadaqah (charity),…

Asia
Disputes with India ‘will persist’ Disputes with India ‘will persist’

NEW DELHI: Beijing’s and New Delhi’s disputes on terror from Pakistan and India getting Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership “will persist” said China’s Global Times…

World
Hopes dim as Syria peace talks resume in Geneva Hopes dim as Syria peace 
talks resume in Geneva

GENEVA: The UN’s Syria envoy launched consultations Thursday with rival sides in the six-year conflict, but hopes of breakthrough are clouded by persistent violence and deadlock over the country’s…

Culturetainment
Fragrance of Souls at National Museum Fragrance of Souls at National Museum

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising an Evening of Audio-Visual Play and songs titled Fragrance of Souls at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum in the city on Saturday. Cultural…

Winner
Starc, Renshaw revive Australia in India Test Starc, Renshaw revive Australia in India Test

Australia’s Matt Renshaw admitted he feared he had let his teammates down by leaving the fray with an upset stomach before returning to hit a gritty half-century in the first Test against India…

My Districts
Enhancing awareness for road accident reduction stressed Enhancing awareness for road accident reduction stressed

RANGPUR: Enhancing awareness along with ensuring safer use of roads, professional skill of the drivers and strict enforcement of traffic rules can reduce the extent of road accidents saving thousands…

Business
WB reiterates continued support to Bangladesh’s development WB reiterates continued support
to Bangladesh’s development

The World Bank has reiterated its continued support to Bangladesh for which it will work together with the government for the country’s greater prosperity. The revelation came from…

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