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RU neglects research By Other | Last Updated: 8th June, 2017, 00:00

Rajshahi University, one of the famous higher educational institutions in the country established during Pakistan regime, has been spending more on treatment than research.   The…

RU neglects research

Moudud evicted from Gulshan house

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) on Wednesday evicted BNP leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed from the house at Gulshan-2 in the capital, where his family was living, to take control of the government…


Adulterated vermicelli floods markets

Adulterated vermicelli  has flooded the markets in the capital and elsewhere across the country, posing a serious health risk.   A section of traders are producing substandard…


Fizz has bright future: Starc

Mitchell Starc, one of the most exciting left-arm fast bowlers in the world at the moment, thinks Bangladesh’s sensational seamer Mustafizur Rahman is a class bowler. He also believes that the…

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Four firms asked to lower proposed tariff Four firms asked to 
lower proposed tariff

The Power Division has sent back four proposals for the purchase of 320 megawatts of electricity from four new rental plants under unsolicited deals as sponsors of the proposed plants sought excessive…

Metropolis
Take steps to reduce audit objection rate: Hamid Take steps to reduce audit 
objection rate: Hamid

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned to take effective steps so that the audit objection rate in public expenditures could be reduced, reports UNB.   The…

Sun Extra
Scientific research a must for proper water management Scientific research a must for proper water management

Policymakers and water experts on Wednesday made an 11-point recommendation for water resources management, including funding large-scale scientific researches to identify appropriate models of water…

Editorial
CCTV Option and Foucault’s Panopticon CCTV Option and 
Foucault’s Panopticon

The first convocation of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University was held successfully on April 19. The Honourable President Md. Abdul Hamid gave his consent to grace the programme with his presence…

Education
Stages of writing Stages of writing

If we follow some steps prior to writing, it will be systematic and easy for the children to understand and then master the skill. The first step is to have an interactive discussion about the topic…

Asia
India, Pakistan to become full members of SCO India, Pakistan to become full members of SCO

NEW DELHI: The China-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will have India and Pakistan as its full members when the security bloc holds its annual summit in Kazak capital Astana from Thursday,…

World
US coalition strike on pro-Assad forces an ‘act of aggression’ US coalition strike on pro-Assad forces an ‘act of aggression’

MOSCOW: Moscow on Wednesday condemned a US-led coalition strike on pro-regime fighters in Syria as an “act of aggression” that targeted the most effective forces battling “terrorists”…

Culturetainment
Razzak, Ranjit honoured with lifetime achievement award Razzak, Ranjit honoured with lifetime achievement award

Nayak Raj Razzak from Bangladesh and Ranjit Mallick from Kolkata, two living legends of two Bengals have been awarded lifetime achievement on the same stage.   They bestowed with…

Winner
We must win against Kiwis: Tamim We must win against Kiwis: Tamim

If Australia were defeated by Bangladesh on last Monday in the group A match of ICC Champions Trophy, it wouldn’t have been considered an upset, as the ‘ex-minnows’ have become a…

My Districts
Freshwater prawn farming gets popular in Rajshahi Freshwater prawn farming gets popular in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Commercial farming of freshwater prawn has been gaining popularity in the region by dint of lucrative market price and gradually rising consumers’ demands, reports BSS.  …

Business
Mobile phone operators decry new tax Mobile phone operators decry new tax

Mobile phone operators at a press conference on Wednesday expressed their discontent over imposition of new tax on import of mobile handsets in the proposed budget instead of withdrawal of VAT on mobile…

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