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Govt starts listing 1971 ‘Razakars’ By Other | Last Updated: 6th September, 2019, 00:00

The government has started the process to list “Raszakars” or “traitors” of Bangladesh’s 1971 Independence War, nearly 50 years after achieving freedom, and the move has…

Govt starts listing 1971 ‘Razakars’

JP close to a split amid high drama

The opposition Jatiya Party (JP) was very close to a split again Thursday after several weeks of high drama involving the widow and brother of the party’s founder, late president Hussain Muhammad…


Rangpur-3 by-polls draw all sides

Major political parties are set to fight for a Rangpur-3 parliamentary seat, which was vacated following the death of opposition Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammd Ershad, amid growing interest…


Taskforce to bring discipline on roads

The government has formed a powerful taskforce to restore discipline on roads and highways, and thus reduce accidents, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said on Thursday. “The…

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Build unified blue economic belt: PM Build unified blue economic belt: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called upon the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member states to build a unified sustainable blue economic belt in this region by making best use of the…

Metropolis
Extortion goes on in name of top terrors Extortion goes on in name of top terrors

Organised gangs of criminals as well as extortionists still continue extortion from different influential persons including businessmen in the capital and beyond in the name of branded top terrors…

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Bangladeshi youths win Chinese hearts Bangladeshi youths win Chinese hearts

Bangladeshi youths have completed the camp in China winning hearts of teachers and students in Yunnan province alongside projecting their local tradition and culture. The ten-day Bangladesh…

Editorial
Our Moral Turpitude - Let Us Blame Ourselves Our Moral Turpitude - Let Us Blame Ourselves

  As a nation once we could boast of moral uprightness, lofty thoughts and ideas, universal human feelings and apathy for others and respect for  fairness and justice. But, the situation…

Business
Govt to create 70,000 skilled workers for power sector in 5 yrs Govt to create 70,000 skilled workers for power sector in 5 yrs

The government will create 70,000 skilled workers for the power sector in the next five years to build and maintain the necessary infrastructures for ensuring uninterrupted power supply. …

Our faith
Dignity and importance of Holy Ashura Dignity and importance of Holy Ashura

As per calculation in the Lunar Year system, one year of Hizri Shon consists of approximately 354 days. Out of these 354 days, there are certain days and certain nights which are celebrated in the…

Asia
Lam calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession Lam calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s leader on Thursday urged pro-democracy protesters to end their demonstrations after her surprise decision to bow to one of their key demands was condemned as too little,…

World
Iran to provide details of latest nuclear move tomorrow Iran to provide details of latest nuclear move tomorrow

EU urges Iran to ‘reverse’ scale-back from nuclear deal   TEHRAN: Iran will announce details Saturday of its latest…

Culturetainment
Salman Shah’s death anniversary today Salman Shah’s death anniversary today

Shahriar Chowdhury Emon, popularly known as Salman Shah, was one of the most prominent and famous film actors of Bangladesh of his time. He started his career with the television serial Pathor Shomoy.…

Winner
Bangladesh on backfoot Bangladesh on backfoot

Bangladesh’s all spin tactic didn’t provide the expected result as Rahmat Shah proved him as a barrier and thereby became the first batsman to hit a century for his nation to lift Afghanistan…

My Districts
Organic farming changes lives in Madaripur Organic farming changes lives in Madaripur

MADARIPUR: Organic farming or chemical free farming has changed the lives of many like Kalachand Madbor, who once struggled to make the ends meet and provide for his familyFive years ago Kalachand,…

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Indonesia starts restoring internet access in Papua Indonesia starts restoring internet access in Papua

JAKARTA: Indonesia has started restoring internet access in restive Papua, which has been gripped by two weeks of mass protests sparked by anger over racism and fresh calls for self-rule, reports AFP.…

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