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Village courts inadequate to ease case backlog By Other | Last Updated: 8th March, 2017, 00:00

Government efforts to reduce backlog of cases through village courts have failed as such courts are yet to be introduced in most of the unions. The government took a decision a decade…

Village courts inadequate to ease case backlog

Int’l Women’s Day today

International Women’s Day will be observed today in the country as elsewhere in the world with a slogan ‘Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030’. …


OTC market in DSE still sluggish

The over-the-counter (OTC) market of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), a separate trading section to facilitate the trading of non-listed and de-listed companies, remains sluggish since its launching in…


Tikka Khan faces first protest

Today, Wednesday, is the 8th day of March. On this day in 1971, the nation was in all-out non-cooperation movement called by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On March 3, 1971, Bangabandhu…

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US mulls splitting immigrant children from parents US mulls splitting immigrant children from parents

WASHINGTON: The United States is considering separating immigrant children from their parents in a bid to deter illegal migration, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Monday,…

Metropolis
PM seeks relaxed visa regime from UAE PM seeks relaxed visa 
regime from UAE

JAKARTA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the UAE to make the visa regime friendlier for Bangladeshi nationals, especially the business visas, reports UNB. The Prime Minister…

Sun Extra
Fire at RMG factory in N’ganj Fire at RMG factory in N’ganj

Narayanganj: A fire broke out at a textile factory of ‘Opex and Sinha Group’ in Kanchpur industrial area of Sonargaon upazila on Monday night, reports UNB. Bazlur Rahman,…

Editorial
Significance of Historic March 7 Significance of Historic March 7

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman called upon all Bangalees of the then East Pakistan on March 7, 1971 to launch a decisive struggle against the Pakistani oppression indicating for taking all-out preparations…

Post Loug
Gender Equality for Sustainable Development Gender Equality for
Sustainable Development

Every year like elsewhere in the globe, the International Women’s Day is being observed in Bangladesh today in a befitting manner. The day highlights the importance of the role of women in all…

Asia
US deploys anti-ballistic missile defence system in S Korea US deploys anti-ballistic missile defence system in S Korea

WASHINGTON: The US military has begun deploying an anti-ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, following a string of missile tests by North Korea, the US Pacific Command said Monday, reports…

World
Iraqi forces retake govt HQ, museum in Mosul battle Iraqi forces retake govt HQ, museum in Mosul battle

MOSUL: Iraqi forces said Tuesday they had seized the main government offices in Mosul and its famed museum as they made steady progress in their battle to retake the city’s west from jihadists,…

Culturetainment
Bhuban Majhi music director Kalikaprasad passes away Bhuban Majhi music director Kalikaprasad passes away

The music director of Bhuban Majhi Kalikaprasad Bhattacharya, a well known Bengali folk music singer, has died in a car accident in Gurap in Hooghly district of West Bengal yesterday. …

Winner
Lucky Mendis ton puts SL on top Lucky Mendis ton puts SL on top

Kusal Mendis made the most of a first-ball reprieve and went on to score an unbeaten century Tuesday as Sri Lanka posted a commanding 321-4 in the first Test against Bangladesh, reports AFP.

My Districts
Rivers losing navigability in Narsingdi Rivers losing navigability
in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: The rivers of the district are facing threat of their existence as most of the rivers has lost their flowing and navigation, reports BSS. Once there were boats, launches and…

Business
Business leaders for forging partnership in IORA region Business leaders for forging 
partnership in IORA region

Business leaders of the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Associations) countries at a joint declaration agreed to increase private sector's role in advancing economic growth and sustainable development in…

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