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Keraniganj, Gulshan or abroad ? By Other | Last Updated: 15th May, 2019, 00:00

Where will destiny take opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) jailed chief Khaleda Zia next? The home minister has indicated she would be taken to the newly-built Keraniganj jail, but…

Keraniganj, Gulshan or abroad ?

A brush with a big cat

Amid worries that many wildlife species might go extinct due to climate change along with rising sea levels which might wipe out one of the world’s last and largest tiger strongholds –…


State-owned jute mills sick for a decade

State-owned jute mills under Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) are facing losses for the last decade, increasing the public jute sector’s dependency on government subsidy. While…


Post-deprived BCL men give ultimatum

Post-deprived leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have issued a 48-hour ultimatum to realise their demands, including cancellation of the newly-announced central committee.…

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Police fail to plan Eid traffic, chaos reigns Police fail to plan Eid traffic, chaos reigns

Police have failed to plan its traffic ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival as once again severe traffic gridlock has made the life of commuters as well as shoppers extreme misery. The traffic…

Metropolis
Transact charges thru’ e-payment Transact charges thru’ e-payment

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked the Hajj agencies to transact home rents and other service charges of pilgrims to the bank accounts of respective agencies in Saudi Arabia through e-payment system.                   …

Biz Capital
‘City Bypass Road’ to be opened for traffic within 2019 ‘City Bypass Road’ to be opened for traffic within 2019

With the completion of 70 percent works, construction of the much awaited four-lane 'Bypass Road' to connect the Bayezid Bostami Road in the city and Faujdarhat at Dhaka-Chattogram highway…

Editorial
Corruption of Public University VCs and Our Future Corruption of Public University VCs and Our Future

I was taken aback while reading a story in the Prothom Alo on the 5th of May 2019 that highlighted corruption allegations against three public university Vice-Chancellors of the country. Newspaper…

Post-logue
Booming Laptop Market: A Step Forward to Digitalisation Booming Laptop Market: A Step Forward to Digitalisation

It’s beyond doubt that quantum jump in Information Technology in recent years has posed challenges to many core values and principles. In our times, teachers in the class would often utter the…

Business
Dhaka seeks WTO support to face trade challenges Dhaka seeks WTO support to face trade challenges

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh on Tuesday sought WTO support to address trade-related challenges, which the country may face after its graduation to a middle income country from the LDC category. “The…

Asia
Escalating Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life Escalating Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life

MINUWANGODA: Sri Lanka announced on Tuesday a curfew for a second straight night after a man was killed by sword-wielding rioters in an escalating anti-Muslim backlash following the Easter terror attacks,…

World
We’re committed to improving ties We’re committed to improving ties

SOCHI: Moscow and Washington’s top diplomats said Tuesday they were ready to improve ties, ahead of the countries’ highest-level talks in nearly a year as President Vladimir Putin hosts…

Culturetainment
The Work of Creation underway at Bengal Shilpalay The Work of Creation underway at Bengal Shilpalay

An art exhibition titled ‘The Work of Creation’ by artist Kazi Ghiyasuddin is underway at Bengal Shilpalay in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. The inauguration ceremony of the…

Winner
Tigers to fight complacency in dead rubber Tigers to fight complacency in dead rubber

Bangladesh refused to be complacent in their last tri-series match against Ireland, which turned out to be dead rubber after the Tigers and West Indies confirmed the spot in final. The match…

My Districts
Boro harvest goes on in full swing in Nilphamari Boro harvest goes on in full swing in Nilphamari

NILPHAMARI: Farmers of Domar, Dimla, Joldhaka, Saidpur and Sadar Upazila under Nilphamari district are being harvesting the boro paddy is going on in full swing. Source of the DAE office, Nilphamari…

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Britain, NZ failing on children’s rights: Global survey Britain, NZ failing on children’s rights: Global survey

THE HAGUE: Britain and New Zealand are failing on children’s rights, scoring lower than war-torn Syria and North Korea relative to their wealth in rankings released Tuesday by a children’s…

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