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Bangladesh shines in poverty reduction By Other | Last Updated: 9th September, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh has made significant progress in poverty reduction in rural areas due to its successful implementation of the massive social safety-net programs. Thousands of poor families are leading…

Bangladesh shines in poverty reduction

Bullying, unlivable rooms a nightmare for DU students

Rooms named ‘Ganoroom’ and ‘Guestroom’ have become the ultimate nightmares for the first-year residential students at Dhaka University (DU) struggling with multiple problems,…


Lightning kills 246 in six months

At least 246 people were killed and 97 injured by lightning strikes across the country in six months, according to a survey report. According to the non-governmental Save the Society and Thunderstorm…


Yet another killed by Victor Paribahan bus

Only two days after the death of a prominent melodist and music director when a bus owned by Victor Paribahan ran over him, a young boy was killed by another bus of the same company in the capital,…

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Govt focuses on better ADP execution Govt focuses on better ADP execution

Planning Commission has taken a tough stance this year against approval of less important projects under Annual Development (ADP) for better execution of the government’s development plan.…

Metropolis
Govt to probe entrance of foreign vessels into Bangladesh Govt to probe entrance of foreign vessels into Bangladesh

The government has decided to form a probe body to investigate the motives behind the illegal entrance of two fishing vessels bearing Cameron flag into the Bangladesh’s maritime boundary, reports…

Sun Extra
‘PM promoting youth entrepreneurs’ ‘PM promoting youth entrepreneurs’

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promoted youth entrepreneurs and created new leadership in the country, stating she drives the nation…

Editorial
Rohingya: A Dichotomy of Humanitarian Help Rohingya: A Dichotomy of Humanitarian Help

I myself was a refugee in India in 1971 when I was 11 years old so I know the plight of a refugee full well. There is no pride in being a refugee. The miseries, the fear for life, having to leave one’s…

Business
ADB keen on investment in northeast region ADB keen on investment

in northeast region

Asian Development Bank (ADB) seeks to make huge investment in developing northeast Bangladesh economic corridor development, which it says will multiply the region’s income. The Manilla-based…

Asia
Trump cancels secret US meeting with Afghan Taliban Trump cancels secret US meeting with Afghan Taliban

KABUL: US President Donald Trump said he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan’s leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to end America’s longest…

World
Johnson vows to fight on despite Brexit blows Johnson vows to fight on despite Brexit blows

LONDON: The British government insisted Sunday that Boris Johnson would fight on as prime minister despite seeing a top cabinet ally quit and his do-or-die Brexit strategy blocked by parliament, reports…

Culturetainment
Runa Laila in music video Runa Laila in music video

One of the most prominent singers of the subcontinent, Runa Laila, has enthralled her audience for decades through her magical voice. The melody queen is now coming up with her new musical project.…

Winner
We have to play with big heart, says Shakib We have to play with big heart, says Shakib

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan spoke his heart out in the post-match press conference after the end of fourth day of the one-off Test against Afghanistan on Sunday where he discussed about issues…

My Districts
After flood, drought hits Kurigram farmers After flood, drought hits Kurigram farmers

KURIGRAM: Farmers in Kurigram, one of the worst-affected districts in this year’s floods, have been hit hard by drought after the water receded. Many of them planted transplanted Aman to overcome…

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India imposes curfews in Kashmir after clashes India imposes curfews in Kashmir after clashes

SRINAGAR: India on Sunday imposed curfews in several parts of the contested Kashmir region, after clashes between security forces and Shi’ite Muslims taking part in a procession, officials and…

Scitech
Reviewing IFA announcements Reviewing IFA announcements

Each year in September, major tech companies around the world would gather in Berlin to show off the latest products at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) , the biggest tech show in Europe.…

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