daily sun | print version
Front Page
Budget aimed at next nat’l polls By Other | Last Updated: 1st June, 2017, 00:00

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith is placing an ambitious budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year with a big deficit today in parliament apparently in a move to woo voters in the next national election.…

Budget aimed at next nat’l polls

City-dwellers facing water crisis

City-dwellers are suffering much as they have been facing an acute water crisis in different areas during the holy month of Ramadan. Sources said the crisis has been created as the authorities…


Tigers fight England in opener today

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is going to kick off in England today, ending a long wait of millions of fans worldwide for an epic cricket battle. In the opener, Bangladesh will play against…


Mora-hit people won’t face any food shortage

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that cyclone Mora-affected people would not face any shortage of food. She said steps are being taken to reconstruct the houses…

Back Page
Waterlogging hits life in Chittagong Waterlogging hits 
life in Chittagong

CHITTAGONG: Torrential rain triggered by cyclone ‘Mora’ has created waterlogging in many coastal areas of the port city, throwing thousands of people into trouble. Local Met…

Metropolis
ICRC always ready to act fast with humanitarian assistance ICRC always ready to act fast with humanitarian assistance

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) wants Bangladesh to make the best use of its resources and experience saying it remains ready to act fast and in a coordinated way to reach those…

Sun Extra
NMST to extend grant to science clubs, scientists NMST to extend grant to science clubs, scientists

Director General (DG) of National Museum of Science and Technology (NMST) Swapan Kumar Roy on Wednesday said they will extend their grant for science clubs and scientists. NMST provides…

Editorial
Politics of Expedience Politics of Expedience

I’m a stranger to politics in general and in particular to foreign politics. But I happened to watch the video clip of Donald Trump’s speech made to the Arab Islamic American Summit held…

Education
Mindfulness training for teachers Mindfulness training for teachers

Teachers’ work is highly challenging. They are also frequently underpaid, undervalued, and subject to harsh scrutiny that put stress on their mind. But stress is not only a problem for teachers…

Asia
Madras HC suspends controversial cow slaughter ban Madras HC suspends controversial cow slaughter ban

NEW DELHI: An Indian court Tuesday temporarily suspended a ban imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on the sale of cattle for slaughter, dealing the first legal blow to the controversial…

World
‘World watches as Yemen descends into total collapse’ ‘World watches as Yemen
descends into total collapse’

UNITED NATIONS: Yemen is descending into total collapse, its people facing war, famine and a deadly outbreak of cholera, as the world watches, the UN aid chief said on Tuesday, reports AFP.

Culturetainment
Happy Birthday, Kumar Bishwajit Happy Birthday, Kumar Bishwajit

Evergreen singer Kumar Bishwajit’s birthday is today. He was born on this day in 1963  in Chittagong.     Like earlier years, he has no elaborate plans to celebrate…

Winner
Eight nations to fight for ultimate glory Eight nations to fight for ultimate glory

The 8th edition of the eight-team ICC Champions Trophy is set to kick off at Kennington Oval in London today. Bangladesh will play the tournament opener against the host England in their…

My Districts
Ashrayan projects change life of the landless in Khulna Ashrayan projects change life of the landless in Khulna

KHULNA: Members of 260 landless families in different villages of the country’s southern district are now dreaming of a better life with support of the government’s Ashrayan Project, reports…

News link
Russia fires cruise missiles at IS in Syria Russia fires cruise missiles at IS
in Syria

MOSCOW: A Russian warship and submarine have fired cruise missiles at Islamic State group targets around Palmyra in Syria from the Mediterranean, Moscow said Wednesday, the first such strikes announced…

Business
Govt plans to build solar hub at Mirsharai Economic Zone Govt plans to build solar hub at Mirsharai Economic Zone

The government plans to build the country’s first mega solar power hub, having a generation capacity of about 600MW of electricity, on 2000 acres of land at Mirersharai Economic Zone in Chittagong,…

Top