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Eid holidaymakers may suffer By Other | Last Updated: 9th August, 2019, 00:00

Unfit vehicles, poor road condition and reckless driving may create huge tailbacks and increase the risk of road accidents on highways during the Eid rush. Potholes and pitfalls, waterlogging,…

Eid holidaymakers may suffer

Home-goers start leaving Dhaka

As the Eid-ul-Azha is approaching fast, holidaymakers in large number left the capital on Thursday for their ancestral homes to celebrate the religious festival with near and dear ones. The…


Kashmir: Bold Modi’s bold decision

It was raining heavily in New Delhi when I stood in front of the new office of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during the last Lok Sabha elections in India. Alongside me, several thousand cheerful…


Rohingyas must return home: Modi

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday backed Dhaka’s stand on the quick repatriation of the minority Rohingyas sheltered in Bangladesh, saying they must return to their homes…

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Vaccine can prevent dengue on 2nd infection Vaccine can prevent 
dengue on 2nd infection

Though there is no specific treatment for dengue, a vaccine can prevent infection if the disease strikes for the second time, experts said. The government initially discussed about bringing…

Metropolis
Holidaymakers head home with worries Holidaymakers head home with worries

Holidaymakers heading to their ancestral homes to celeberate Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, worried if they would also fall prey to the dengue fever during the their time of joy as a record…

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ACC sues BIFC chairman, 11 others on graft charges ACC sues BIFC

chairman, 11 others on graft

charges

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed two graft cases against Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Limited (BIFC) chairman Major (retd) Abdul Mannan and 11 others on charges of embezzling…

Editorial
Myanmar’s Doubtful Stance on Rohingya Repatriation Myanmar’s Doubtful Stance on Rohingya Repatriation

In the last week of July 2019, a 19-member Myanmar delegation, headed by the country’s Foreign Secretary Myint Thu, visited Rohingya camps in Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar to talk to the Rohingyas…

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Significance of Eid-ul-Azha Significance of Eid-ul-Azha

The sacrificial day of Eid-ul-Azha is also known as ‘Eid-ul-Baqara' in Egypt, Saudi Aribia, and in the Middle East, as Eid-e-Qurban in Iran, as Baqra Eid in Pakistan, India, and Trinidad,…

Business
Govt to invite offshore bidding round within a year Govt to invite offshore bidding round within a year

The government will invite offshore bidding round within a year thanks to the approval of the amended model PSC 2019 that ensures more facilities for International oil companies. The international…

Asia
India dismisses ‘alarmist’ Pakistan over Kashmir India dismisses ‘alarmist’ Pakistan over Kashmir

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday dismissed Pakistan’s “alarmist” reaction to its decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy, and warned its nuclear-armed rival against interfering in what…

World
US raids sweep up 680 undocumented migrants US raids sweep up 680 undocumented migrants

MIAMI: US officials said that some 680 undocumented migrants were detained in a major series of raids Wednesday at food processing plants in the southeastern United States, part of President Donald…

Culturetainment
Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures inaugurated at BSA Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures inaugurated at BSA

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy arranged an inauguration ceremony of ‘Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures’ - an initiative to discuss the life and works of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu…

Winner
BPL’s playing condition should be consistent: Moody BPL’s playing condition should be consistent: Moody

Rangpur Riders head coach Tom Moody urged for consistency when it comes to setting rules and regulations, which have constantly changed across almost every edition Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).…

My Districts
Crisis of sacrificial animals feared in Cox’s Bazar Crisis of sacrificial animals feared in Cox’s Bazar

COX’S BAZAR: A hold on import of cattle from Myanmar due to inclement weather alongside protecting the market of the local variety of cattle heads has stoked fears of a crisis of sacrificial…

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9 dead as flood, rains hit India’s Karnataka 9 dead as flood, rains hit India’s Karnataka

Bengaluru: Nearly 43,000 people have so far been evacuated from flood-hit and rain-affected areas of Karnataka, where the rain fury has left nine people dead, authorities said on Thursday, reports…

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