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6 public varsity VCs under UGC scanner By Other | Last Updated: 7th August, 2019, 00:00

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is investigating six former and incumbent vice-chancellors (VC) of six public universities on charges of corruption and sexual harassment. According to…

6 public varsity VCs under UGC scanner

Pakistan, Bangabandhu killers behind destabilisation attempts

Pakistan and the conspirators of the 1975 bloody coup, which left Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman dead, have a hand in attempts to destabilise Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s pro-independence…


Govt has no intention to torture people in custody

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government is never led by any intention to expose people to torture in custody as she was interviewed by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)…


Sushma Swaraj passes away

NEW DELHI: Senior BJP leader and Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack in…

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Dengue fatality still on the rise Dengue fatality still on the rise

Health experts fear a rise in dengue cases outside the capital during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as a large number of Dhaka residents will return to their village homes in different districts to celebrate…

Metropolis
Govt working to bring discipline in broadcast media: Hasan Govt working to bring discipline in broadcast media: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said the government is working relentlessly to bring discipline in the country’s broadcast media, reports BSS. “We have already taken…

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Cattle traders await customers at Ctg markets Cattle traders await customers at Ctg markets

Though a good number of sacrificial animals started arriving at different cattle markets in the port city, the large scale sale of the animals is expected to be started from tomorrow. Chattogram…

Editorial
Good Governance: A Crying Need Good Governance:  A Crying Need

The people of Bangladesh have been passing through a political and social environment full of anxiety. After the election that took place in late December 2018, the new government under Prime Minister…

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Disastrous Economic Impact after Tariff Hike on Bank Plastic Cards Disastrous Economic Impact after Tariff Hike on Bank Plastic Cards

Bank Cards are a necessity for the growth of a digital economy.  It is the very essence of a vibrant economy, which ensures that all transactions are monitored under a standard tax net structure. …

Business
Mannan criticises frequent revision of ADP projects Mannan criticises frequent revision of ADP projects

Venting frustration over the trend of frequent revision of ADP projects, Planning Minister MA Mannan on Tuesday warned that he would draw the Prime Minister’s attention to the schemes seeking…

Asia
Modi’s ‘bold’ Kashmir move draws praise, criticism in India Modi’s ‘bold’ Kashmir move draws praise, criticism in India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region is a bold gamble to end a three-decades old armed revolt and draw the territory closer…

World
Iran favours talks but US must lift sanctions: Rouhani Iran favours talks but US must lift sanctions: Rouhani

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran favours talks with the US if it lifts sanctions against the Islamic republic, despite his top diplomat turning down a meeting with US President…

Culturetainment
Salahuddin Lavlu, Tareen in Himu’s Eid drama Salahuddin Lavlu, Tareen in Himu’s Eid drama

Celebrated actor Salahuddin Lavlu and popular actress Tareen Jahan have paired up talented director Himu Akram’s Eid drama titled ‘Foyzu Munshir Narkel Gach (coconut tree)’. …

Winner
Bangladesh lack aggressive fielding approach Bangladesh lack aggressive fielding approach

Bangladesh fielding remained a major talking point in the just-concluded tour of Sri Lanka as they lacked aggressive approach and followed that by dropping catches on a regular basis.  In…

My Districts
Sacrificial animals abundant in Rajshahi cattle markets Sacrificial animals abundant in Rajshahi cattle markets

RAJSHAHI: Cattle markets here have no scarcity of sacrificial animals with having a plenty supply of local animals including imported ones as only five days have left for Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest…

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Quarter of world’s population facing extreme water stress Quarter of world’s population facing extreme water stress

WASHINGTON: Nearly a quarter of the world’s population lives in 17 countries facing extremely high water stress, close to “day zero” conditions when the taps run dry, according to…

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