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4 militants killed in Ctg raid By Other | Last Updated: 17th March, 2017, 00:00

CHITTAGONG: Four militants, including a woman, were killed in overnight explosions and gunshots during an anti-militancy raid on a militant den in Sitakunda upazila of the district on Thursday.…

4 militants killed in Ctg raid

25pc freshwater fish species at risk of extinction

Roughly 25 percent of the freshwater fish species in Bangladesh are at risk of extinction due to adverse climate change impacts, shrinking habitat, overfishing and widespread use of pesticides and…


Bangabandhu’s 98th birthday today

The nation will celebrate the 98th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman today through various programmes. Like the previous years, the day will be observed as…


250 shanties gutted in Korail slum

At least 250 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at Korail slum in the capital’s Mohakhali area early Thursday, fire service sources said. However, the slum dwellers claimed…

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Reliance seeks excessive regasification cost Reliance seeks excessive regasification cost

Indian energy giant Reliance Power Limited is seeking excessive cost for operating the proposed LNG Storage and Regasification Terminal at Kutubdia Island in Cox’s Bazar. The Indian…

Metropolis
Call for immediate steps to make Mongla port vibrant Call for immediate steps to make Mongla port vibrant

Policymakers and stakeholders urged the government to take immediate steps to make the Mongla port vibrant and attractive to traders and utilize the potentials of the port. Continuity…

Editorial
Let Us Honour Genocide Victims Let Us Honour Genocide Victims

The United Nations Genocide Convention defines genocide as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group”. Various other definitions…

Our faith
Duties of parents towards children Duties of parents towards children

Islam is a religion, in which the rights of each soul are granted. We know, by instructing us to honour our parents, to abide by them, to follow their orders, to respect their comments Islam has given…

Asia
Ethnic parties reject PM’s offer, launch fresh agitation Ethnic parties reject PM’s offer, launch fresh agitation

Kathmandu: The agitating Madhesis Thursday rejected Prime Minister Prachanda’s proposal to participate in Nepal’s local polls and launched fresh agitation, a day after they withdrew support…

World
May to begin UK’s exit from EU May to begin UK’s exit from EU

LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Thursday gave her Royal Assent to the Brexit trigger bill, authorising Prime Minister Theresa May to invoke Article 50 to begin the country’s exit negotiations…

Culturetainment
Fahmida Nabi to perform in London Fahmida Nabi to perform 
in London

Popular Bangladeshi singer Fahmida Nabi will perform in London Betar Bangla on  March 19. Betar Bangla, the first radio station to serve the Bangladeshi community in the UK is organising…

Winner
Smith, Maxwell power Aussies Smith, Maxwell power Aussies

Australian skipper Steve Smith silenced his critics with a gritty century on Thursday’s opening day of the third Test against India, before declaring he had moved on from his war of words with…

My Districts
Call for proper enforcement of CRP Law Call for proper enforcement of CRP Law

RAJSHAHI: Administrative officials and business leaders at a discussion emphasised the need for proper enforcement of the Consumers’ Rights Protection (CRP) Law for protecting the consumers’…

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Murdered Irish woman also raped: Indian police Murdered Irish woman also raped: Indian police

MUMBAI: A young Irish woman who was murdered in the popular Indian tourist destination of Goa was also raped, police said Thursday. The body of 28-year-old Danielle McLaughlin was discovered…

Business
‘Invent farmer-friendly techs for cost reduction in agriculture’ ‘Invent farmer-friendly techs for cost reduction in agriculture’

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury has asked researchers to find farmer-friendly technology which can reduce the production cost of farmers’ harvest.   She made the call…

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