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Varsity, beauty parlour, shoe shop in same building! By Other | Last Updated: 18th April, 2017, 00:00

Most of the private universities in the country still share their rented academic buildings with various business establishments, defying the government’s rules.   Commercial…

Varsity, beauty parlour, shoe shop in same building!

Commuters’ sufferings mount

Transport crisis persisted in the capital on Monday as Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) continued its drive against the so-called gate-locked or sitting bus services.   The…


PM for removal of sculpture from SC

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested that the Chief Justice (CJ) should take steps to remove the sculpture of Greek goddess Themis from the Supreme Court premises.   She disclosed…


Duty dodging: 55 luxury cars seized in nine months

A least 55 luxury cars, including BMW, Mercedes-Benz and other high-end cars were seized by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) in last nine months for breaching the terms…

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Govt plans duty waiver for imported LNG Govt plans duty waiver 
for imported LNG

The government is likely to exempt imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) from supplementary duty (SD) as imposing duty on the imported fuel will shoot up the tariff by five times.  …

Metropolis
90m smart NID cards to be distributed by Dec: EC 90m smart NID cards to be
distributed by Dec: EC

The Election Commission has taken additional measures to complete the distribution of 90 million smart national identity (NID) cards among voters across the country within the stipulated time of December…

Sun Extra
USTC students stage demo for BMDC registration USTC students stage demo for BMDC registration

CHITTAGONG: Students of three batches of University of Science and Technology, Chittagong (USTC) staged demonstration again on Monday demanding registration for Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council…

Editorial
Amir bhai, To Whom We Are Infinitely Indebted Amir bhai, To Whom We Are 
Infinitely Indebted

After a dramatic life, Amir bhai died; but his death was even more dramatic than the life he led. He embraced death while he was in the line of duty at office. Maybe he is unknown to many journalists…

News & Newsmaker
The “Dog Lady of Delhi” looks after over 400 strays The “Dog Lady of Delhi” looks after over 400 strays

Pratima Devi, a 65-year-old rag picker from New Delhi, India, has dedicated the last three decades of her life to caring for stray dogs. Rummaging through trash and running a small tea stall barely…

Asia
Former S Korean president indicted for bribery Former S Korean president indicted for bribery

SEOUL: Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was on Monday charged with bribery involving millions of dollars over the massive corruption and influence-peddling scandal that brought her down,…

World
Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as rivals urge recount Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as rivals urge recount

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power that exposed bitter divisions in Turkey and left incensed rivals demanding…

Culturetainment
Celebrities stand by kids with special needs Celebrities stand by kids with special needs

A number of celebrities of the country’s cultural arena inspired the children with special needs by observing their Pahela Baishakh with them on Friday.   As part of its New…

Winner
Mushfiq, Naeem brilliance down Sheikh Jamal Mushfiq, Naeem brilliance down Sheikh Jamal

A brilliant century by Mushfiqur Rahim and a disciplined bowling effort powered Legends of Rupganj to a commanding 68-run win over Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the ongoing Dhaka Premier Division…

My Districts
Community clinics ensuring safe delivery in rural areas Community clinics ensuring safe delivery in rural areas

RANGPUR: Community clinics have earned public confidence through conducting safe deliveries in rural areas in the district side by side with providing cost free health services and medicines to the…

Business
‘NRBC Bank reaches milestone with its agent banking’ ‘NRBC Bank reaches milestone 
with its agent banking’

NRB Commercial Bank Ltd has stepped into the fifth year today, as it officially started its transactions on April 18, 2013. Marking the occasion in a befitting manner, the bank has chalked…

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