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Pollution taking hefty toll on river Karnaphuli By Other | Last Updated: 5th June, 2017, 00:00

CHITTAGONG: Uncontrolled pollution and encroachment continue to grip the river Karnaphuli in Chittagong, posing a serious threat to environment and aquatic life. Industrial effluents,…

Pollution taking hefty toll on river Karnaphuli

Hasina hints at change in budget

Amid concerns of the business community and the common people about some provisions of tax, and VAT and excise duty in the proposed budget for fiscal year (2017-18), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on…


Terror strikes in heart of London, 7 killed

LONDON: Three assailants smashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before attacking revellers in a popular nightlife hub with knives, leaving seven dead in the third deadly terror attack in Britain…


Environment court inactive for lack of cases

Dhaka Divisional Environment Court (Paribesh Adalat) lies almost ‘inactive’ for lack of environmental-related cases though, according to green groups, anti-environment activities have increased…

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Haor resilience requires Tk 1,740cr investment Haor resilience requires 
Tk 1,740cr investment

The draft Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 in a proposal has sought investment of Tk 1,740 crore or $218 million in the haor and flash flood-prone areas to make those areas resilient to natural disaster.…

Metropolis
1.3mn Mora-hit children need humanitarian aid 1.3mn Mora-hit children need humanitarian aid

At least 1.3 million children are now in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across the Bay of Bengal region following severe weather over the past six days, UNICEF has warned, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
‘Break the silence around menstrual hygiene’ ‘Break the silence around menstrual hygiene’

Bangladesh observed the Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28 with a renewed focus on breaking the silence and raise awareness about the collective role towards good menstrual hygiene management to enable…

Editorial
Upcoming General Election and Challenges for Stakeholders Upcoming General Election and 
Challenges for Stakeholders

Bangladesh is a multi-party democracy. In a pluralistic democratic system with any form of government, an election is the only lawful way to assume state power. The Bangladesh Constitution requires,…

Scitech
Bangladeshi nano-sat off to space Bangladeshi nano-sat off to space

Finally Bangladesh first ever nano-satellite Onnesha hit the orbit on early Sunday. “The BRAC Onnesha satellite is launched by the SpaceX falcon-9 rocket from the USA on 3.3 AM…

Asia
Climate change, terrorism biggest threats to humanity: Modi Climate change, terrorism biggest threats to humanity: Modi

Paris: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged nations to do more to fight the twin challenges of terrorism and climate change facing the world and said these are the two biggest threats…

World
World leaders condemn London terror attack World leaders condemn London terror attack

LONDON: World leaders have condemned Saturday’s London terror attack which left seven people dead and more than 30 injured, reports BBC. President Emmanuel Macron said France, which had…

Culturetainment
Alamgir back in filmmaking after 20 years Alamgir back in filmmaking after 20 years

After 20 years long break, National Film Award-winning veteran actor Alamgir is going to direct a new film titled ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’. The shooting of the film is set to begin from next…

Winner
We will try our best: Mashrafe We will try our
best: Mashrafe

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza talked to the media at a pre-match press conference in London on Sunday. Bangladesh will meet today their group A opponent Australia in the Champions Trophy match…

My Districts
Farmers urged to expand cotton farming in Barind tract Farmers urged to expand cotton farming in Barind tract

RAJSHAHI: Agricultural scientists and researchers at a daylong discussion urged the farmers and others concerned to expand cotton farming in the vast barind tract for boosting up its production to…

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Tunisia PM warns no one safe in anti-graft ‘war’ Tunisia PM warns no one safe in anti-graft ‘war’

TUNIS: Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed was reported on Sunday as saying no one in the North African country involved in corruption would emerge unscathed in his government’s “war”…

Business
WB approves $100m financing to diversify exports, create jobs WB approves $100m financing 
to diversify exports, create jobs

The World Bank on Sunday approved US$100 million financing to help Bangladesh diversify its exports in labor and skill intensive industries beyond the garment sector and create more and better job…

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