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BRTA backtracks! By Other | Last Updated: 20th April, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has backtracked on its decision to carry out its drive against the seating and gate-locked bus services in the capital.   The ongoing drive…

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Persons with ASD, NDD deserve to live with dignity: PM

THIMPHU: Underscoring the necessity for all countries to support their most vulnerable citizens, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said it is the responsibility of all to make sure adequate…


Advani, senior BJP leaders to face trial

NEW DELHI: Three senior members of India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party including a cabinet minister should face trial over the demolition of a mosque a quarter of a century ago, the Supreme…


Flash flood: Haor people left in ruins

Farmers in the country’s haor areas are facing a tough time as most crops have been destroyed by flash flood triggered by incessant rain and onrush of water from the upstream.  …

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Power subsidy hits Tk 2,474 crore Power subsidy hits 
Tk 2,474 crore

Subsidies in the power sector soared to Tk 2,474 crore in the first eight months of the current 2016-17 fiscal due to gradual rise in electricity purchase from costly rental and quick rental power…

Metropolis
Stop commercialisation of education: President Stop commercialisation of education: President

Mymensingh: President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday stressed the need for stopping commercialisation of education in the country since it diminishes educational standards, reports UNB. “Commercialisation…

Sun Extra
BSMRMU, IWM sign co-op deal BSMRMU, IWM sign co-op deal

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU) signed an agreement with Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) at the conference room of BSMRMU in the capital’s Pallabi on Wednesday.…

Editorial
Recognising Qaumi Certificate, Can We Justify the Move? Recognising Qaumi Certificate,
Can We Justify the Move?

Since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement of Master’s equivalence to the certificates of Dawrah (the highest level of Qaumi education) graduates, a heated country-wide debate has…

Education
My University Days My University Days

Bill Gates gave a speech as chief guest at a Harvard Convocation a few years ago. In this well-publicized speech he quipped that the Harvard authority did the right thing by inviting him at the Graduation…

Asia
Today’s SC verdict to decide Sharif’s future Today’s SC verdict to decide Sharif’s future

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is awaiting with growing suspense the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Panama Papers case today, with talk in Islamabad even suggesting the ruling could force Prime Minister…

World
Syria evacuations resume after deadly bombing Syria evacuations resume after deadly bombing

RASHIDIN: The evacuation of four besieged Syrian towns resumed Wednesday, with tight security in place for those leaving government-held areas after a weekend bombing against evacuees killed dozens…

Culturetainment
IGCC organises an evening of ‘Bangla Kheyal’ tomorrow IGCC organises  an evening of ‘Bangla Kheyal’ tomorrow

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre is organising an evening of ‘Bangla Kheyal’ directed by eminent composer of Bangladesh, Azad Rahaman, at Main Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum in the…

Winner
Not many surprises expected in Tigers’ squad for tri-nation, Champions Trophy: Sujon Not many surprises expected in Tigers’  squad for tri-nation, Champions Trophy: Sujon

With the Tigers’ upcoming mission of Ireland and England for tri-nation series and ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Bangladesh’s 18-man preliminary squad is expected to be released today.…

My Districts
Bumper wheat output in Rangpur Bumper wheat output in Rangpur

RANGPUR: A bumper wheat output has been achieved in Rangpur agriculture region this year further brightening prospect in the agro-economy as well as food security amid changing climate, reports BSS.…

Business
Power ministry for withdrawal of SD on gas Power ministry for withdrawal of SD on gas

The Ministry of Power and Energy will propose withdrawal of supplementary duty (SD) on natural gas as it pushes gas and power tariffs hike, a junior minister said. “I will request…

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