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‘Fani’ to cross Bangladesh today By Other | Last Updated: 3rd May, 2019, 00:00

‘Fani,’ an extremely severe tropical cyclonic storm, will cross Bangladesh Friday evening after hitting neighbouring India’s Odisha and West Bengal coasts, amid fears that it could…

‘Fani’ to cross Bangladesh today

19 coastal dists on alert

The 19 costal districts that are likely to suffer when cyclone Feni crosses Bangladesh after hitting neighbouring India are set to face the impending danger, said sources in the Ministry of Disaster…


Bashundhara Group Chairman awarded Person of the Year

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, Chairman, Bashundhara Group,  has been awarded the prestigious  AsiaOne Person of the Year (POY) for being one of the most prominent personalities in the region as well…


BNP in doldrums– a natural demise?

A party that ruled Bangladesh for the maximum time in nearly 50 years of this country’s existence, is now in doldrums and has left its leaders in total confusion as, finally, five of their men…

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Bike-sharing services raise safety concern Bike-sharing services raise safety concern

The immensely growing popularity of the motorcycle hailing services is brining new challenges for road safety due violation of traffic rules by the bikers and lack of accountability of the ride-sharing…

Metropolis
Atiqul calls for raising awareness about militancy Atiqul calls for raising awareness about militancy

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam on Thursday urged all to be aware and vigilant of militancy.        “Wherever we stay, we have to be aware…

Sun Extra
Australia election favourites vow pivot to Asia Australia election favourites vow pivot to Asia

SYDNEY: Australia will see a “step change” in engagement with Asia and a more “considered” policy toward China if Labor wins the next election, the party’s would-be foreign…

Editorial
Engage Our Own People Instead of Foreign Nationals Engage Our Own People 
Instead of Foreign Nationals

About a week back, a news item on recruitment of foreigners by our private sector in the accounting jobs, published in this daily, attracted my eyes. In fact, the President of ICMAB Mr. M Abul Kalam…

Our faith
Achieving rewards of Ramadan Achieving rewards of Ramadan

Among the 12 Arabic months, Ramadan is the most virtuous. This months brings forth the messages of kindness, values and rewards for mankind. Muslims around the world are in a festive mood as the month…

Business
$5bn action plan for blue economy opened $5bn action plan for 
blue economy opened

Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday launched a $5 billion action plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region. The plan, unveiled at the ADB’s…

Asia
Suicide bombers fuel fears among Sri Lanka’s Buddhists Suicide bombers fuel fears among Sri Lanka’s Buddhists

COLOMBO: Soldiers guarded the gate, but Colombo’s landmark Gangaramaya temple was virtually empty, a potent sign of anxiety felt by Sri Lanka’s majority Buddhist community since the Easter…

World
EU vows response to US move over confiscated property in Cuba EU vows response to US move over confiscated property in Cuba

BRUSSELS: The EU vowed to take “appropriate measures”, including at the WTO, against the United States’ full implementation of the Helms-Burton Act on Thursday, which would open the…

Culturetainment
Satyajit Ray remembered on his 98th birth anniversary Satyajit Ray remembered on his 98th birth anniversary

Satyajit Ray, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, was remembered on his 98th birth anniversary on Thursday. To mark the day in a befitting manner, different…

Winner
Glory awaits Bangladesh Glory awaits Bangladesh

With Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup Football tournament nearing climax, Bangladesh Under-19 Women’s Football Team gear up for the final encounter of the tournament against…

My Districts
Shelter home for autistic children to be built in Rajshahi Shelter home for autistic 
children to be built in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A shelter home for the autistic children with special needs will be installed in the divisional city Rajshahi within near future, reports BSS. The home will have residential, healthcare…

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800,000 evacuated in India ahead of major cyclone 800,000 evacuated in India ahead of major cyclone

BHUBANESWAR: Nearly 800,000 people in eastern India have been evacuated from the expected path of a major cyclone packing winds up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour and torrential rains, officials…

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