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BNP to cut absolute power of PM By Other | Last Updated: 11th May, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has pledged to cut the absolute power of   the prime minister if it is voted to power. BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia made the pledge while unveiling…

BNP to cut absolute
power of PM

Prices of essentials soar ahead of Ramadan

Prices of essential commodities continue to soar ahead of Ramadan despite government’s assurance to keep prices of all commodities stable during the holy month of fasting. Although the…


Excessive rain in Mar, Apr takes toll on crops

Pre-monsoon excessive rainfall in March and April has affected different crops across the country, putting farmers in many areas in misery. This year, the rainfall was 152 percent and…


Execution to remain next budget’s Achilles heel

The government mulls a big budget for the next fiscal year apparently targeting the next national polls, but economists think its implementation will still remain Achilles heel.   …

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Policy updated to reduce cost burden, harassment Policy updated to reduce cost burden, harassment

The government has updated the prepaid meter installation policy to reduce the cost burden and harassment related to the installation of prepaid electricity meters. The reviewed policy,…

Metropolis
Uphold communal harmony: President Uphold communal harmony: President

President M Abdul Hamid on Wednesday urged all irrespective of party affiliation, opinion and religious belief to play a proper role for the national development upholding communal harmony and tradition.…

Sun Extra
‘Chandanpat union of Rangpur to be corruption-free soon’ ‘Chandanpat union of Rangpur to be corruption-free soon’

RANGPUR: Chandanpat union under Sadar upazila of the district will become free from corruption, drug abuse and social curses soon, reports BSS. Chairman of Chandanpat Union Parishad Aminul…

Editorial
Why Tagore is Like a Panacea to Us? Why Tagore is Like
a Panacea to Us?

Tagore is basically a poet of the morning. The rising sun was symbolically a source of regeneration for him. In his great poem, “Nirjhorer Shopnobhanga,” (The Waking Up of the Stream) he…

Education
Why should schools teach soft skills? Why should schools
teach soft skills?

“Soft Skills” have become one of the most used words in professional life as well as sought-after skills of the present time. What is soft skill anyway? Well, when I was googling on this,…

Asia
Moon will visit North Korea in ‘right circumstances’ Moon will visit North Korea 
in ‘right circumstances’

SEOUL: South Korea’s new president was sworn in on Wednesday, just a day after a landslide election victory, and immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang amid high tensions with…

World
Turkey angered over US move to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters Turkey angered over US move to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Wednesday reacted furiously to a US plan to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Ankara considers terrorists, but the force battling jihadists said the move would hasten the extremists’…

Culturetainment
Ferdous to be honoured at Bangla Fest in Canada Ferdous to be honoured at Bangla Fest in Canada

Popular actor and National Film Award winner Ferdous Ahmed has set off for Canada at 5:30 am yesterday to take part in the ‘Bangla Festival’.   Even though the talented actor…

Winner
Controversy in 3rd Div Cricket continues Controversy in 3rd Div Cricket continues

In a season of bizarre irregularities, 3rd division cricket league has once again embroiled themselves in yet another controversy. The match held between Badda Akota Samaj Kallyan Sango and Nobin Sangho…

My Districts
Farmers urged to produce hygienic mango in Rajshahi Farmers urged to produce hygienic mango
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Agricultural experts and extension officials urged the farmers to produce hygienic and export quality mango in the region including its vast Barind tract for earning more foreign currency,…

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‘US ready to add capabilities to deter Russia in Europe’ ‘US ready to add capabilities to deter Russia in Europe’

VILNIUS: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Wednesday said the United States and NATO are prepared to deploy any capabilities necessary to help beef up air defence systems in the Baltic region, reports AFP.…

Business
Export earnings from US market decline Export earnings from US market decline

Although the US remains Bangladesh’s largest export earnings market till now, the earnings growth from this top destination is on a downtrend. While earnings from the US, the top…

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