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Militants making dens around cities By Other | Last Updated: 13th March, 2017, 00:00

Runaway activists of different militant groups have chosen the outskirts of Dhaka, Chittagong and Rajshahi cities as their safe hideouts to avoid arrest and carry out subversive activities, detective…

Militants making dens around cities

Bangladesh to give befitting reply if attacked: PM

CHITTAGONG: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Bangladesh must have the preparation to give a befitting reply if it is attacked by anyone, reports UNB.   “We never…


Number of Z category public cos soars

The number of publicly listed companies, which were degraded to ‘Z’ category for poor performance, quadrupled last year over the previous year.   According to stock market…


SC asks govt to shut Hazaribagh tanneries immediately

The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the government to immediately shut the tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital and disconnect their utility services to force relocation.   A…

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4 rental power plants may get another 5-yr extension 4 rental power plants may get another 5-yr extension

The government is likely to renew contracts with four rental power projects for another five-year term.   The prime minister’s office (PMO) has already approved a summary proposal…

Metropolis
Lifestyle diseases a ‘serious challenge’ Lifestyle diseases a ‘serious challenge’

Lifestyle diseases, in medical term ‘non-communicable’ diseases, are becoming a ‘very serious challenge’ for the world, including Bangladesh, says a global expert having 40…

Sun Extra
DIU Tourism Dept signs deal with NICE DIU Tourism Dept signs
deal with NICE

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Tourism and Hospitality Management Department of Daffodil International University (DIU) and NIMBLE Code Executive System (NICE) at DIU conference…

Editorial
President Trump's World of Alternative Facts Crumbling President Trump's World of Alternative Facts Crumbling

President Donald Trump had tried to create for his new administration a comfort zone to allow him to insult and abuse anyone in the country and any government abroad that he did not like rather than…

Scitech
Safety measures for online shopping Safety measures for online shopping

Use secure computing environment If your computer isn’t protected from malicious software your financial information and passwords will be stolen (and everything else you…

Asia
A ‘new India’ is emerging A ‘new India’ is emerging

NEW DELHI: A day after the BJP’s resounding poll victory in Uttar Pradesh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a “new India” is emerging and it stands for development.…

World
Iraqi forces retake third of west Mosul Iraqi forces retake third of west Mosul

MOSUL: Iraqi security forces have seized control of more than a third of west Mosul, a commander said Sunday, after a week of steady gains in their battle to retake the city from the Islamic State…

Culturetainment
Riaz-Himi pair up for first time Riaz-Himi pair up 
for first time

Celebrated actor Riaz has first time paired up with talented actress Himi in a play styled Mayabe Joshnar Megh. The duo recently stood before camera for the play directed and written  by mushtaq…

Winner
Malaysia clinch Hockey World League title Malaysia clinch Hockey World League title

Coming from behind, Malaysia clinched the eight-nation round-2 title of the 2017 Men Hockey World League beating China by 5-3 goals in penalty shootout in the final at Moulana Bhashani National Hockey…

My Districts
Mango farmers eye bumper yield in Rajshahi, C’nawabganj Mango farmers eye bumper yield in Rajshahi, C’nawabganj

RAJSHAHI: The sweet smell of mango flowers is floating in the air as they have bloomed in bunches in most mango orchards of Rajshahi and Chapainawabgonj districts, nationwide famous for the delicious…

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US officials probe CIA contractors after intelligence leaks US officials probe CIA contractors after intelligence leaks

WASHINGTON: US authorities probing the recent leak of secret materials are focusing on past CIA contractors who may have been upset over job losses, the Wall Street Journal said Sunday, reports AFP.…

Business
Tripartite body formed to review RMG sector labour situation Tripartite body formed to review 
RMG sector labour situation

The government has formed a tripartite consultative council to review the labour situation in country’s readymade garment (RMG) sector. The 20-member council, comprising  representatives…

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