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Bloggers, writers under fresh militant threats By Other | Last Updated: 6th May, 2019, 00:00

Writers and bloggers who pen issues critical to Islam in the social media like the Facebook, are panic-stricken and fear for their lives as they received fresh telephone threats claimed by banned militants…

Bloggers, writers under fresh militant threats

Recycling industry lacks tech, innovation

Dhaka city produces around 381 tonnes of plastic waste every day, out of which around 143 tonnes can be recycled, according to a recent study. This basically means that only 38 per cent of the…


Heat returns as Fani fizzles out, damages crops

A weakened tropical cyclonic storm Fani fizzled out on Sunday as the mercury started to rise again after two days of light to heavy rains which had brought cool winds as relief to the people, but the…


Stand by ‘Fani’ affected people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London on an official visit, has directed the authorities concerned and the Awami League to extend assistance to the people affected by cyclone ‘Fani’…

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ADP execution rises in nine months ADP execution rises in nine months

Annual Development Programme (ADP) execution improved in the first nine months after the implementing agencies showed better performance in utilising both local and foreign money. The execution…

Metropolis
Govt to emphasise mental health services: Minister Govt to emphasise mental health services: Minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said the government will modernise and expand relevant institutions to provide health services for mental health patients across the country.…

Sun Extra
2 ministers visit Fani-affected Satkhira 2 ministers visit Fani-affected Satkhira

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr M Enamur Rahman and Deputy Minister for Water Resources AKM Enamul Haque Shamim on Sunday visited Shyamnagar and Nildumur of Satkhira affected by…

Editorial
Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Natural disasters, which are bound to happen, are growing in intensity and number. In 2018, natural disasters devastated communities around the world, killing thousands of people and inflicting billions…

Business
Bangladesh RMG makes good stride on fire safety issue Bangladesh RMG makes good 
stride on fire safety issue

Dutch Ambassador Harry Verweij on Sunday said that Bangladesh has done an amazing job with significant improvements on fire safety aspects since the Rana Plaza disaster. The country’s…

Asia
Sri Lanka govt urges people to surrender swords, knives Sri Lanka govt urges people to surrender swords, knives

Sri Lankan authorities have called on the public to surrender swords and large knives amid heightened security concerns following the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, reports BBC. Police said knives…

World
Gaza violence intensifies Gaza violence 
intensifies

Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip have stepped up their attacks on each other, in some of the most intense exchanges in recent years, reports BBC. Palestinian militants have fired more…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Omar Sani Happy birthday, Omar Sani

Today is the birthday of Omar Sani, one of the most celebrated actors of the country. His fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their congratulatory messages to the…

Winner
Tigers fail to feast on Wolves Tigers fail to feast on Wolves

Bangladesh National Cricket Team bowlers faced an uphill task in their only warm-up match ahead of the Tri-Nation Series in Ireland as Ireland A batters had a good outing against Tiger bowlers amassing…

My Districts
Hundreds of families face water scarcity in Khagrachhari Hundreds of families face water scarcity in Khagrachhari

KHAGRACHHARI: People living in remote areas of the hill district are facing acute shortage of water, reports UNB. Their only source of water is small streams which dry up in summer. Locals say…

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British PM urges oppn leader to agree on Brexit deal British PM urges oppn leader to agree on Brexit deal

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday urged main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to work with her to break the Brexit deadlock, telling him: “Let’s do a deal”,…

Scitech
Envisioning sovereign internet Envisioning sovereign internet

Earlier this year, US officials briefed reporters on an extraordinary operation: they claimed to have launched an offensive cyber-attack against Russia to protect the integrity of the country’s…

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