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Tarique’s leadership faces challenge By Other | Last Updated: 8th May, 2019, 00:00

Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman’s leadership has been challenged as he failed to keep unity in the party and also with its two alliances—20-party…

Tarique’s leadership faces challenge

Train journey–fun or nightmare

One of the most popular modes of travel worldwide are the trains that takes one to the intended destination and allows a glimpse of the path the tracks are laid, but for many in Bangladesh it is turning…


Subir Nandi no more

National award-winning singer Subir Nandi died of multiple organs failure at a hospital in Singapore on Tuesday. He was 66. Subir Nandi, who was suffering from different ailments, breathed his…


Tagore’s birth anniv today

The nation observes the 158th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore in a befitting manner across the country today. On 25th Baishakh in 1268 Bengali year, Rabindranath, the fountainhead of…

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Rural students still lag behind urban fellows Rural students still lag behind urban fellows

Students of rural districts still lag behind their urban counterparts in terms of pass rate and highest grade point averages (GPA-5) in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations.…

Special Supplement
Tagore and Sustainable Development: Some Relevant Interfaces Tagore and Sustainable Development: Some Relevant Interfaces

In South Asia and to the wider world, Tagore has long been known for his literary contributions as a poet, a novelist, a playwright, a painter, and, of course, a philosopher. In every conceivable way,…

Metropolis
Govt plans to export rice Govt plans to export rice

Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said the government is planning to export around 5 to 10 lakh tonnes of Boro rice after meeting domestic demand. The country witnesses a surplus…

Biz Capital
CCC initiates ‘smart city project’ to check crimes CCC initiates ‘smart city project’ to check crimes

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has taken a project to bring the entire city under surveillance of CCTV cameras to ensure security of over six million residents. The CCC-run educational institutions…

Editorial
Access to Justice through E-judiciary Access to Justice through E-judiciary

Access to justice is the constitutional commitment of Bangladesh and this commitment is implemented in Bangladesh through one major important constitutional organ, which is judiciary in Bangladesh. …

Business
Sonali Life Insurance ‘evaded’ Tk 17mn taxes Sonali Life Insurance ‘evaded’ Tk 17mn taxes

Sonali Life Insurance Ltd, which is awaiting enlistment in capital market through IPO, has allegedly been accused of not paying due taxes to the national exchequer. According to a report prepared…

Asia
Myanmar frees two Reuters journos after global outrage Myanmar frees two Reuters journos after global outrage

YANGON: Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign for their…

World
UN chief calls for civilian protection in NW Syria UN chief calls for civilian protection in NW Syria

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the warring parties in Syria’s northwest, where the Syrian government and its ally Russia have stepped up bombardments,…

Culturetainment
Subir Nandi’s demise: Fall of a music maestro Subir Nandi’s demise: Fall of a music maestro

After the death of powerful singer of Shahnaz Rahmatullah on March 23, 2019, the country has lost another big star in music Subir Nandi on early Tuesday.    He breathed his last…

Winner
Mashrafe powers Tigers atop Windies Mashrafe powers Tigers atop Windies

Bangladesh National Cricket Team bowlers came back well with a late flurry to restrict West Indies batters to 261 runs for 9 wickets during their first match of the ongoing Tri-nation series at Clontarf…

My Districts
Call for concerted efforts to prevent cybercrimes Call for concerted efforts to prevent cybercrimes

RAJSHAHI: Concerted efforts of all government and non-government entities concerned including the media people has become an urgent need to free the society from cybercrimes to protect the young generation,…

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Escalation in Syria’s Idlib rattles months-old truce Escalation in Syria’s Idlib rattles months-old truce

KAFR NABL: Air strikes and shelling killed eight civilians in northwestern Syria Tuesday after deadly clashes between pro-government forces and jihadists rattled a months-old truce and sparked a new…

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