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New power plants stuck in fuel import permission row By Other | Last Updated: 16th March, 2017, 00:00

The government is moving slowly to allow new private power plants to import fuel as it will deprive the Energy and Mineral Resources Division (EMRD) of huge revenue due to the tax benefits attached…

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Two more militant dens busted in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Law enforcers unearthed two more militant hideouts in the district on Wednesday, arresting a couple with a large quantity of grenades, firearms and explosives. Police said…


Mujib-Yahya meeting begins

Today is the 16th day of March, the month of start of our War of Liberation. In 1971, President Yahya Khan arrived in Dhaka on 15 March for holding talks with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman which…


Dhaka, Delhi may sign MoU on geoscientific research

Bangladesh and India might sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of geoscientific research in the Bengal Delta during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India…

Back Page
Create feeder posts for UNO, AC Land Create feeder posts for UNO, AC Land

A parliamentary watchdog has recommended that the government create feeder posts for making posting of Upazila Nirbahi Officers and Assistant Commissioners (Land). The Parliamentary Standing…

Metropolis
‘Street urchins enjoying privileges under new initiative’ ‘Street urchins enjoying privileges under new initiative’

Nearly a thousand of street urchins in the capital are now enjoying better privileges like their fortunate counterparts born at solvent families under a new initiative that provides food, shelter and…

Sun Extra
Technical education a must for development: UGC chief Technical education a must for development: UGC chief

Prof Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, at a workshop on Wednesday stressed on technical education alongside general education for socio-economic development…

Editorial
Homage to Bangabandhu on his 97th Birth Anniversary Homage to Bangabandhu on his 97th Birth Anniversary

My visit to Tungipara in 2014 presented me with a glorious opportunity to assimilate my experience of the site to what Bangabandhu has said in his book, The Unfinished Autobiography about his background.…

Education
IELTS at a glance IELTS at a glance

Whether we want to travel to a country as a student or an immigrant, we need to sit for IELTS exam. This is a test for the non-native English speakers and is required for countries like UK, USA, Canada,…

Asia
Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid N Korea crisis Top US envoy begins Asia tour amid N Korea crisis

TOKYO: Washington’s top diplomat arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday to kick off a first tour of Asian capitals under the shadow of North Korea’s nuclear posturing, reports AFP. …

World
Winter Storm Stella hits NE US, New York dodges worst Winter Storm Stella hits NE US, 
New York dodges worst

NEW YORK: Winter Storm Stella lashed the northeastern United States with sleet and snow Tuesday, cancelling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting stores, but New York and Washington escaped…

Culturetainment
Shamsuzzaman, Rosy pair up after a decade Shamsuzzaman, Rosy pair up after a decade

ATM Shamsuzzaman, the celebrated, Ekushey Padak and National Film award wining actor has paired up with talented actress Rosy Selim after a decade in a drama serial named “Sale bale koushole”.…

Winner
Coach did not exclude Mahmudullah: Papon Coach did not exclude Mahmudullah: Papon

Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mahmud Sujon on Monday informed that Mahmudullah Riyad will return home from the tour of Sri Lanka. But finally Bangladesh middle order batsman did not come to Bangladesh…

My Districts
Sharing female services at family level underscored Sharing female services at family level underscored

GAIBANDHA: Speakers at a function here on Tuesday underscored the need for sharing the services of females at family level and giving recognition to their domestic works for a better society, reports…

Business
Amu sees SME as thrust sector Amu sees SME as thrust sector

The SME sector is playing an important role in achieving economic growth of the country through exporting, diversifying products and creating employment and new entrepreneurs.   Industries…

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