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Police desperate to ‘extort’ money before Eid By Other | Last Updated: 27th May, 2019, 00:00

With the Eid-ul-Fitr festival getting nearer, ‘extortion’ by a section of policemen continues unabated in different areas of the capital. Many city dwellers alleged that a section…

Police desperate to ‘extort’ money before Eid

Noor Hossain Square in awful state

Noor Hossain Square in the city’s Gulistan area has become awfully dilapidated as it has long been lying uncared for due to negligence of the authorities concerned. While visiting the…


Modi’s ‘charisma’ and evoking of nationalistic feelings

Out of 20 Indians of different ages this author spoke with in this capital city, 18 said they voted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and nothing else! This is what the media is calling a “Modi Tsunami.”…


$2.5bn deal to be signed

Bangladesh and Japan are expected to sign $2.5 billion deal under the 40th Official Development Assistance (ODA) during the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s three-day visit to Japan from May 28.…

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Beware of dengue! Beware of dengue!

Dengue cases may increase in the rainy season as some 182 people were infected with the mosquito virus and two died of the disease in the capital during its off-period, health experts said. They…

Editorial
Institutionalising Democracy in Bangladesh Institutionalising Democracy in Bangladesh

Bangladesh emerged as an independent country in 1971. In fact, the country was established with the sacrifice of the lives of millions for establishing democracy as the system of governance. Through…

Metropolis
Develop Joyeeta Foundation as specialised institution: PM Develop Joyeeta Foundation as specialised institution: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to establish Joyeeta Foundation as a specialised institution for economic empowerment of womenfolk. “The activities…

Sun Extra
Govt working for betterment of transgender communities Govt working for betterment of transgender communities

Government has been working for empowering the backward transgender communities, said Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed. The minister said this while addressing a meeting titled ‘SDGs:…

Asia
Modi, Imran speak for 1st time since air strikes Modi, Imran speak for 1st time since 
air strikes

NEW DELHI: The leaders of India and Pakistan spoke by phone on Sunday, their offices said, in their first conversation since before tit-for-tat air strikes in February, their worst bust-up in years,…

World
Race to become Britain’s next PM heats up with focus on Brexit Race to become Britain’s next PM heats up with focus on Brexit

LONDON: The race to become Britain’s next premier heated up on Sunday as Environment Secretary Michael Gove joined a crowded field of hopefuls with competing visions of how to finally pull their…

Culturetainment
Kumar Bishwajit’s new song Rosh Koiya Bish Khawailo Kumar Bishwajit’s new song Rosh Koiya Bish Khawailo

Celebrated singer of the country Kumar Bishwajit created buzz among the music-lovers through the song ‘Prem-er Manush Ghumaile Chaiya Thake’ composed by noted lyricist and music composer…

My Districts
Farmers urged to control mango hopper through bio-pest management  Farmers urged to control mango hopper through bio-pest management

RAJSHAHI: Fruit scientists and researchers have urged the farmers to control mango hopper through the best uses of bio-pest management method to boost the mango yield, reports BSS. They mentioned…

Winner
Rain ruins Tigers’ warm-up Rain ruins Tigers’ warm-up

Persistent drizzle at Cardiff forced the cancellation of Bangladesh’s first warm-up game against Pakistan without a ball being bowled on Sunday.  Even the toss was not possible in…

Business
Tipu for expansion of trade, commerce to take country forward Tipu for expansion of trade, commerce to take country forward

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday said that the goal of the current government is to further move forward the country through expansion of trade and commerce and creating employments. “Our…

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Trump says still has ‘confidence’ in N Korea’s Kim Trump says still has ‘confidence’ in N Korea’s Kim

TOKYO: US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang’s recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear…

Scitech
Digital payments on messengers Digital payments on messengers

Social media giant Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries. The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would enable…

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