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Internet speed rises 2400 times in 7yrs By Other | Last Updated: 7th March, 2017, 00:00

Internet speed in Bangladesh has increased to 2-2.7mbps, thanks to 2400 times internet and data consumption growth between 2009 and 2016 as well as expansion of network facilities.  …

Internet speed rises 2400 times in 7yrs

Daily sun editor passes away

Acting editor of daily sun Amir Hossain died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in the capital on Monday afternoon. He was 73.   Also a freedom fighter, Amir Hossain was admitted to…


7 March: Struggle this time is for independence

Today (Tuesday) is March 7, 2016. Historic 7th March is a red-letter day in our national history. On this day, 45 years ago, in 1971 the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had delivered…


Prison van carrying Mufti Hannan attacked

A prison van carrying Harkat-ul-Jihad Al-Islami (Huji) chief Mufti Hannan and several of his associate militants came under attack in College Gate area of Tongi on Monday.   Police…

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Shut tanneries at Hazaribagh: HC Shut tanneries at Hazaribagh: HC

The High Court on Monday ordered the authorities concerned to take steps to close down 154 Hazaribagh tanneries immediately, reports UNB.   An HC bench comprising Justice Refaat…

Metropolis
Cases delaying eviction of 14 DNCC risky markets: Minister Cases delaying eviction of 14 DNCC risky markets: Minister

LGRD minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday told parliament that cases are the reasons of delay of the eviction work of 14 risky markets of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).  …

Sun Extra
China flexes its muscles as Trump presses ‘America first’ agenda China flexes its muscles as Trump presses ‘America first’ agenda

BEIJING:  China’s ruling Communist Party kicked off its annual political showpiece over the weekend — the National People’s Congress.   But the one person…

Editorial
Bangabandhu’s 7th March Speech Reshaped History Bangabandhu’s 7th March Speech Reshaped History

I beg to be excused by the respected readers for taking pride in the fact that I was one of those fortunate reporters who covered the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu in 1971. It was a great…

News & Newsmaker
Man studied law for 16 years to sue chemical company for land pollution Man studied law for 16 years to sue chemical company for land pollution

A Chinese farmer with only three years of school under his belt has dedicated the last 16 years of his life to teaching himself law, hoping to bring down a state-owned chemical company that has been…

Asia
Modi battles for hearts and minds in India’s holy city Modi battles for hearts and minds in India’s holy city

VARANASI: Varanasi boat owner Prabhu Sahani backed Narendra Modi as his MP in the 2014 general election. But the Indian prime minister will not be getting his vote when the ancient city on the Ganges…

World
Iraq forces advance in renewed Mosul push Iraq forces advance in 
renewed Mosul push

MOSUL:  Iraqi security forces advanced Monday towards a compound of jihadist-held government buildings and a bridgehead, on the second day of a renewed push in west Mosul, officers said, report…

Culturetainment
Bhuban Majhi continues its storm in Chittagong Bhuban Majhi continues its storm in Chittagong

Through drawing a number of filmgoers, Bhuban Majhi, the newly-released film of Fakhrul Arefeen Khan, has continued its storm in Chittagong, too. A large number of film aficionados from…

Winner
Mustafiz will make SL work hard: Mushfiq Mustafiz will make SL work hard: Mushfiq

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has said that seamer Mustafizur Rahman, who is returning to Test cricket after more than a year, will be the key for his bowling attack in Galle. That several Sri…

My Districts
Children deprived of pry education in Char areas Children deprived of pry education in Char areas

NARSINGDI: About one in four children of char villages in the district have been deprived of the right to have compulsory primary education due to their guardians poverty, ignorance and shortage of…

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Turkey launches vast security operation in south-east Turkey launches vast security operation in south-east

DIYARBAKIR:  Turkish security forces on Monday night launched one of their largest “anti-terrorist” operations in recent years in the restive south-east against Kurdish militants,…

Business
WB to give $300m fund for strengthening local govt WB to give $300m fund for 
strengthening local govt

The World Bank will provide US$300 million fund for Bangladesh to strengthen local government bodies, which is expected to benefit over 115 million people.   The government and the…

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