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Rift deepens in crisis-hit JP By Other | Last Updated: 5th September, 2019, 00:00

A rift in the crisis-hit opposition Jatiya Party (JP) of late chief Hussain Muhammad Ershad further deepened as his widow and younger brother fought over the chair of the parliamentary opposition leader,…

Rift deepens in crisis-hit JP

‘Remain alert to anti-state propaganda’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday alerted the business community against anti-state propagandas abroad, saying that Britain’s Brexit would have no affect on Bangladesh. “There…


Strategic plan set for dengue management

After the country’s worst ever experience with dengue fever this year, the government is set to undertake a strategic plan to manage and control the mosquito-borne disease in the country from…

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Dohazari-Cox’s Bazar rail line project may face delay Dohazari-Cox’s Bazar rail line project may face delay

The 128-kilometre railway line project from Dohazari to Cox’s Bazar may face one-year delay due to slow progress in land acquisition and compensation process for the affected people. Prime…

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Shawpan visits Bangladesh Consulate General in New York Shawpan visits Bangladesh Consulate General in New York

State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Shawpan Bhattacharjee visited Bangladesh Consulate General in New York on Tuesday. Consul General Sadia Faizunnesa welcomed…

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Economics of Rawhide Glut: A Layman’s Guide Economics of Rawhide Glut: A Layman’s Guide

The recent debacle with the glut of rawhide in the aftermath of Eid-ul-Azha took by surprise many traders dealing in the rawhide market. There are instances when rawhide was dumped in pits in the face…

Business
BSCIC to establish 50 industrial parks in next 10 years BSCIC to establish 50 industrial parks in next 10 years

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) will set up 50 industrial parks on 20,000 acres of land in the next 10 years in important areas across the country to create new jobs and…

Education
International Literacy Day-2019 Focuses on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism' International Literacy Day-2019 Focuses on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism'

International Literacy Day-2019 is being observed across the globe focusing on the theme ‘Literacy and Multilingualism' with some exclusive objectives which include extending it as an opportunity…

Asia
Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a “highly vulnerable…

World
UN rights chief slams US move to detain migrant children indefinitely UN rights chief slams US move to detain migrant children indefinitely

GENEVA: The US government’s recent decision to remove legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained clearly flouts international law, the UN rights chief said Wednesday, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Abdul Alim’s death anniversary today Abdul Alim’s death anniversary today

Prominent folk singer Abdul Alim’s 45th death anniversary will be observed today. Different socio-cultural organisations chalk-out different programme to mark the day in a befitting manner.  …

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Bangladesh play fire with fire Bangladesh play fire with fire

Bangladesh eyeing to earn a morale boosting win against Afghanistan as they take on them in the one-off Test match, beginning today at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattagram. The match…

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Low jute price frustrates Faridpur farmers Low jute price frustrates Faridpur farmers

FARIDPUR: Farmers in the district, which is known for growing the golden fibre in aplenty, have become disappointed after failing to get the fair prices for their produce, reports UNB. Although…

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AL never believes in religious differences: PM AL never believes in religious differences: PM

Mentioning that Awami League (AL) never believes in religious differences, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged members of the Hindu community not to undermine themselves by saying minority,…

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