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Instant trial, conviction system to go By Other | Last Updated: 14th May, 2017, 00:00

Only judicial magistrates can run mobile courts and punish offenders for certain type of crimes, including unlawful assembly, eve teasing and food adulteration from now on, experts opine. They,…

Instant trial, conviction system to go

Int’l Mother’s Day today

International Mother’s Day will be observed in the country today as elsewhere across the world, showing deep respect and profound love for mothers. Different socio-cultural organisations…


Cyberattacks wreak global havoc Over 100 countries affected

LONDON: Cyber security experts rushed to restore systems on Saturday after an unprecedented global wave of cyberattacks that struck targets ranging from Russia’s banks to British hospitals and…


Remittance to be charge-free, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said Bangladeshi expatriates will not have to bear any charge for sending home remittances as the government will take necessary measures in this regard, reports…

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Country’s first burn institute to open next year Country’s first burn institute 
to open next year

The government is establishing an international standard Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute in the capital in order to render comprehensive treatment to the burn victims. Once completed, the…

Metropolis
‘Stop irregularities in dredging work’ ‘Stop irregularities in
dredging work’

Leaders of five civic and environmental organisations have urged the government to take action against those involved in corruption and irregularities in Mongla-Ghashiakhali channel dredging.

Editorial
Mother’s Day and Pita Matar Voron Poson Ain Mother’s Day and Pita Matar
Voron Poson Ain

The second Sunday of May is the World Mother’s Day. The world’s strongest relationship of a child is with his/her mother.The holiest and sweetest word in the world is mother. Mother is…

Opinion
Cadre service recruitment Cadre service recruitment

At last the boat sank near the shore with 80 finally selected and recommended candidates by the Public Service Commission (PSC) for their appointment in different cadre services. This constituted a…

Asia
UN blasts ‘widespread practice of torture’ in Pakistan UN blasts ‘widespread practice of torture’
in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A UN committee has condemned the “widespread practice of torture” in Pakistan by police, the military and intelligence agencies in a report published Friday, and called on Islamabad…

World
US orders toughest punishment for criminals US orders toughest 
punishment for criminals

WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered prosecutors to seek the toughest possible charges and punishment against criminal suspects, reversing the Obama administration’s…

Culturetainment
IGCC celebrates Rabindra Jayanti IGCC celebrates Rabindra Jayanti

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre celebrated 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Chhayanaut at 6.30 PM on Friday. IGCC celebrated Rabindra Jayanti with a lecture on Tagore by…

Winner
Remembering summer of 2006 and a forgotten hero Remembering summer of 2006 and a forgotten hero

Remember Fatullah Test against Australia in the year 2006? Bangladesh’s admirable bowling gave a star-studded Australian tourists side a scare before they recovered to post a thrilling…

My Districts
Zinc-enriched paddy variety gains popularity Zinc-enriched paddy variety 
gains popularity

RAJSHAHI: There has been a bright prospect of growing more Zinc-enriched Brridhan-63 in the region including its vast Barind tract in the years ahead, reports BSS. It's a short duration…

Campus
University bucket list University bucket list

If you ever ask anyone when the best part of their life was, almost everyone would say university days and those who differ would probably say that they regret not making it the best. University is…

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Scorching heat affects life across country Scorching heat affects life across country

Scorching heat coupled with high humidity sweeping different parts of the country for the last couple of days are affecting normal life of people, particularly day-labourers. Lives of people…

Business
Smooth LNG supply sought for power plants Smooth LNG supply sought 
for power plants

A member of parliament (MP) has sought  smooth LNG supply to  the marginal power plant and upcoming dual fuel plant projects in his constituency. Echoing the same sentiment,…

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