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Alarming rise in violence against women, children By Other | Last Updated: 10th July, 2019, 00:00

The incidents of violence against women and children, including rape, acid attack, assault and killing, are on the rise across the country with experts worried about the state of the society. News…

Alarming rise in violence against women, children

PM orders separate lanes for rickshaws

Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina on Tuesday ordered that separate lanes must be made along with every highway for slow-moving vehicles, including rickshaws, apparently in sympathy for protesting drivers…


Rain-hit India-NZ semi resumes today

The first semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament between India and New Zealand, which was suspended due to rain on Tuesday, will resume today. The game was forced to reserve day…


No mosquito control officer in city corporations

Dengue fever, which can be fatal, has returned this monsoon with fury, but the men to fight the mosquitoes carrying the virus were not found in both the Dhaka City Corporations.   Not…

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Challenges ahead to execute ADP Challenges ahead to execute ADP

A good number of hurdles are going to pose challenges to the government in implementing the mammoth ADP picked up for FY’20 eying a higher growth. Implementation Monitoring & Evaluation…

Metropolis
Post offices to be turned into service centre Post offices to be turned into service centre

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday told the parliament that the government outlined a plan to turn all the post offices in rural areas into service centre to reach digital…

Biz Capital
BWDB to float tender in August BWDB to float tender in August

Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) is going to float tender in the next month for the much-awaited project taken for addressing the long-drawn waterlogging crisis in the port city. Project…

Editorial
When Politics Determines, Quality Becomes Rhetoric When Politics Determines, Quality Becomes Rhetoric

The quality of education as an academic discourse has gained paramount importance in Bangladesh due to incessant deterioration of quality of education and failure of educational institutions to compete…

Business
Gabtoli power plant to be shifted to Karaniganj Gabtoli power plant to be shifted to Karaniganj

The government is likely to allow the unsuccessful sponsor of Gabtoli 108MW power plant to relocate the power project at Karaniganj, official sources said. Bangladesh Power Development Board…

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Repatriation, Education and Occupation Can Resolve Rohingya Crisis Repatriation, Education and Occupation Can Resolve Rohingya Crisis

An idle mind is the devil’s workshop”. Extracted from H.G. Bohn’s, Hand-Book of Proverbs, 1855, it reminds us of the Rohingya crisis. To Myanmar, Rohingyas have become a liability…

Asia
Protesters unmoved as HK leader says China extradition bill ‘dead’ Protesters unmoved as HK leader says China extradition bill ‘dead’

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday said a China extradition bill that sparked unprecedented political unrest “is dead”—but protesters immediately…

World
US approves $2.2b major arms sale to Taiwan US approves $2.2b major arms sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday, a move likely…

Culturetainment
Anjan Dutt brings his latest play to Dhaka Anjan Dutt brings his latest play to Dhaka

Legendary West Bengal singer-songwriter, film director, and actor Anjan Dutt reached Dhaka on Monday to stage his play “Salesman’er Shongshar” on July 11, reports UNB. The…

Winner
‘Why not Hathuru?’ ‘Why not Hathuru?’

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to part ways with Head Coach Steve Rhodes as he failed to fulfill the expectations and the decision was taken not just because Tigers’ performance was not…

My Districts
‘Make baby homes friendly for children’ ‘Make baby homes friendly for children’

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a seminar here on Tuesday called for making the public sector baby homes more effective and need-oriented for proper rehabilitation of the abandoned and lost children, reports…

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Police unravel mystery behind two murders Police unravel mystery behind two murders

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) unraveled the mysteries of two separate recent murders in the city after successfully arresting the alleged killers. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Banaj…

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