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ACC fails to respond to 92pc complaints By Other | Last Updated: 4th October, 2019, 00:00

Legal tangles were holding back the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to work with full steam as 92 percent of tips or complaints on graft remained unattended, officials said. They said the ACC…

ACC fails to respond to 92pc complaints

Bangladesh most liberal investment hub in S Asia: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the global investors, particularly the Indian entrepreneurs, to invest in potential areas in Bangladesh as the country may become a hub of…


BB seeks Omar Faroque’s bank account info

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked for detailed information on the bank accounts of Juba League Chairman Omar Faroque Chowdhury. The Financial Intelligence Unit of the central bank sent separate…


From Rohingya to Kashmir and Teesta: PM Hasina’s many challenges

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now in India on a four-day visit to the neighboring country. She will have bilateral talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi tomorrow. Her last official…

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BNP in dispute over Khaleda’s release BNP in dispute over Khaleda’s release

Difference of opinion has emerged in the opposition Bangladesh Nationaliost Party (BNP) on how free its chief Khaleda Zia from jail with one group seeking government’s help while the other wanted…

Metropolis
‘Bangladesh achieves tremendous success in economy’ ‘Bangladesh achieves tremendous success in economy’

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said Bangladesh has achieved tremendous success in economical development over the last decade.  He said the strong leadership, good governance, proper…

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Trump lashes out at Democrats over impeachment inquiry Trump lashes out at Democrats over impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has lashed out at congressional Democrats after they vowed to summons the White House to produce documents this week, reports BBC. Committees are demanding…

Editorial
India Needs Us, As We Need India India Needs Us, As We Need India

Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now in India to attend the Indian Economic Summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF) that has started from yesterday and would end today. During this Summit,…

Business
Service sector earns $532mn from exports in July Service sector earns $532mn

from exports in July

Export earnings from the service sector hit $532.67 million in the first month of the current 2019-20 fiscal, a 3.62 per cent rise compared to the same month last year.  Though the earnings…

Our faith
Responsibility to senior citizens Responsibility to senior citizens

The world celebrated 29th International Day of Older Persons on October 01, Tuesday this year with a dynamic theme “The Journey to Age Equality”. According to the United Nations (UN) resolution…

Asia
Pakistan, Taliban urge US to resume Afghan peace talks Pakistan, Taliban

urge US to resume Afghan peace talks

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: Peace talks in Afghanistan must resume as soon as possible, Pakistan and the Taliban militant group urged on Thursday, after President Donald Trump broke off negotiations last month…

World
Iraq curfews, shootings as 19 die in anti-govt rallies Iraq curfews,

shootings as 19 die

in anti-govt rallies

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces fired live bullets and tear gas against protesters in Baghdad on Thursday, despite a curfew that was announced in the Iraqi capital hours earlier amid deadly violence…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Zahid Hasan Happy birthday, Zahid Hasan

Today is the birthday of popular actor Zahid Hasan. The national award winning actor turns 52 today.   His fans, friends, and well-wishers, co-artistes from around the world have sent…

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Bangladesh bash Bhutan to prep for WC Bangladesh

bash Bhutan to prep for WC

Bangladesh National Football Team thrashed Bhutan by 2-0 goals in their second FIFA friendly at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Thursday to complete their preparation for their FIFA…

My Districts
78,000 people stranded in flooded homes in two northern dists 78,000 people stranded in flooded homes in two northern dists

RAJSHAHI: Nearly 78,000 people of 18,589 families have been marooned due to onrush of floodwater from upstream of the Padma river in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts. Most of the low-lying…

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4 cops killed in Paris knife attack 4 cops killed in Paris knife attack

PARIS: A man wielding a knife stabbed and killed four officers at the police headquarters in the heart of central Paris on Thursday, before being shot dead. The premises were cordoned off after…

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