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Scorching heat slows life By Other | Last Updated: 11th May, 2019, 00:00

Scorching heat across Bangladesh with northern mango-growing Rajshahi district registering 39.5 degrees Celsius has slowed down life in this fasting month of Ramadan. Weathermen said the heat…

Scorching heat slows life

Death penalty, why not?

The issue of death penalty or execution of a person is now a debatable issue – for some it is essential while for others it is unacceptable to take a life as it is inhuman. This writer acknowledges…


Biman domestic flights in crisis

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, is facing shortage of aircrafts following Wednesday’s plane accident at Yangon Airport in Myanmar forcing suspend a number of regular on…


Big cos abusing bond facility, dodging taxes

Several large companies in the garment and agro-processing sector, two of those having annual turnover of Tk 12,000 crore and Tk 8,000 crore, are dodging huge tax by misusing the bonded warehouse facilities. …

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7,000 children born with Thalassemia every year 7,000 children born with Thalassemia every year

Around 60,000 people are carrying Thalassemia in Bangladesh with around 7,000 children being born every year with this deadly blood disorder passed down through families, according to Directorate General…

Metropolis
Drug addict stabs woman to death in Chattogram Drug addict stabs woman to death
 in Chattogram

CHATTOGRAM: An ‘addicted’ youth stabbed a woman to death and injured four others in the city’s Uttar Kattali area on Friday evening.    Police arrested the youth…

Sun Extra
Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka

RATHMALYAYA: N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dressed in a black abaya - a cloak-like…

Editorial
BNP Is No Awami League BNP Is No 
Awami League

After my last week’s commentary published in this daily about the birth, rebirth and demise of the BNP, many of my readers asked that, if Awami League could come back to power after twenty-one…

Post-logue
Climate Change and Circular Economy Climate Change and 
Circular Economy

The climate has a profound influence on our daily life and has shaped the history of life on Earth. We are living in a warming world now. Records of thousands of weather stations across the world and…

Asia
Sri Lanka slaps controls on mosques after attacks Sri Lanka slaps controls on mosques after attacks

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government on Friday ordered mosques to clamp down on extremists and to submit copies of sermons in new fallout from the Easter suicide bombings that left 258 dead, reports…

World
Europe rejects Tehran nuke ‘ultimatums’ Europe rejects Tehran 
nuke ‘ultimatums’

BERLIN: European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran’s nuclear deal and rejected “ultimatums” from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program…

Culturetainment
Bubly’s Password! Bubly’s Password!

News presenter-turned actor Shabnom Bubly is now one of the lead actresses of the country. She started her career with popular actor Shakib Khan in the film ‘Bossgiri’ in 2016. Since then,…

Winner
Mohammedan down BJMC Mohammedan down BJMC

Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd managed to register another win in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2018-2019 as they edged past bottom dwellers Team BJMC by 2-1 goals at Shaheed Bulu Stadium…

My Districts
Jhalakati farmers frustrated at low Boro prices Jhalakati farmers frustrated at low Boro prices

JHALAKATI: Boro farmers in the district had a bumper yield this year but falling prices have wiped the smile off their faces, reports UNB. A favourable weather, coupled with the lack of insect…

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