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82.2pc pass SSC exams By Other | Last Updated: 7th May, 2019, 00:00

The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations under the 10 education boards were published on Monday, showing a 82.20 percent pass rate. The…

82.2pc pass SSC exams

Green Dhaka buses turn hazardous

Air-conditioned Green Dhaka bus services between Abdullahpur and Motijheel via Badda in the capital has become hazardous due to overloading of passengers. City commuters travelling on luxury…


Gano Forum faces split

Gano Forum is likely to ‘split’ as discontent among a number of the party leaders and activists is noticeable over some decisions taken by its president Dr Kamal Hossain, party insiders…


Female Addl IGP killed in Congo road crash

A female Additional Inspector General of Police (IGP) was killed in a road crash in Congo on Monday during her visit to a United Nation (UN) peacekeeping mission there. Rowshan Ara Begum, an…

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Embankments in sorry state Embankments in sorry state

The local administration is dilly-dallying with the repair work of the embankments meant for protecting the communities around the Sundarbans from flooding, the world’s largest mangrove forest.…

Metropolis
Take post-Fani rehab progs in coordinated manner, says PM Take post-Fani rehab progs in coordinated manner, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London, has directed all the ministries concerned to take post-Fani rehabilitation programmes in a coordinated manner, reports UNB. Following the PM’s…

Sun Extra
No sponsor for TV news segment, headlines: HC No sponsor for TV news 
segment, headlines: HC

The High Court (HC) on Monday banned broadcasting of any kind of commercials in news segments of  television channels. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury…

Editorial
Politics of Oath-Taking and Future of BNP Politics of Oath-Taking and Future of BNP

After the election that took place on the 30th of December 2018, Sheikh Hasina took over the responsibility of administering the country for the third consecutive terms as the Prime Minister. The election…

Human Rights
Establish Rights of Women Farmers in Bangladesh Establish Rights of Women
Farmers in Bangladesh

Across the developing world, rural women play a crucial role in agriculture and farming. In Bangladesh, where women exceed 50 percent of the agricultural labour force, this is no exception. In recent…

Business
Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian operations Telenor, Axiata in talks to 
merge Asian operations

Two Asian telecom giants -- Malaysia-based Axiata Group Bhd and Norwegian Telenor Group -- are in talks to merge their Asia operations to gain a bigger foothold in the region’s mobile phone market.…

Asia
Christian-Muslim clashes rock Sri Lanka town Christian-Muslim clashes rock Sri Lanka town

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Easter suicide attacks, reports AFP.…

World
Gaza-Israel border quiet as ceasefire takes hold Gaza-Israel border quiet as ceasefire takes hold

GAZA/JERUSALEM: A surge in deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight with Palestinian officials reporting that Egypt had mediated a ceasefire on Monday ending the…

Culturetainment
Apurba, Tisha’s Beli Fuler Biye Apurba, Tisha’s Beli Fuler Biye

TV drama director and filmmaker Sohel Arman has made a single-episode special drama titled ‘Beli Fuler Biye’ on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Audience-admired artistes Ziaul Faruq…

Winner
Tigers take on Windies to start tri-series today Tigers take on Windies to start tri-series today

Confidence shattered Bangladesh will take on high-flying West Indies to kick-off their tri-nation series campaign today at the Castle Avenue in Dublin. Bangladesh made a disappointing start…

My Districts
RU researchers claim success in producing cadmium-free rice, wheat RU researchers claim success in producing cadmium-free rice, wheat

RAJSHAHI: Some researchers of the Rajshahi University (RU) have achieved success in research to prevent cadmium in the cultivation rice and wheat. Two researchers’ team led by Ahmad Humayun…

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