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Unfit launches get facelift for Eid trip By Other | Last Updated: 9th June, 2017, 00:00

Many old and unfit launches are being refurbished at dockyards in Keraniganj to carry holidaymakers on the occasion of the upcoming Eid festival.   Owners are now busy repairing…

Unfit launches get facelift for Eid trip

Internal conflict, gap worry AL

The ruling Awami League is worried about internal feud and the gap between the grassroots and lawmakers ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections.   Insiders said internal feud…


BNP gears up ‘Iftar politics’ over budget

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has become active heating up the country’s political field through iftar parties over the proposed budget for  the 2017-18 fiscal year.  …


Tigers must win today

Win or go home – it has finally come down to this. Bangladesh will have to beat New Zealand in their last Group A match to have a crack at the ICC Champions Trophy in a battle of survival today.…

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Opposition casts doubt on budget execution Opposition casts doubt on budget execution

Opposition lawmakers on Thursday cast doubt on implementation of the proposed budget while treasury bench lawmakers lauded the proposed budget, terming it ‘a dreamy one’.  …

Metropolis
Vigilance intensifies against fake notes ahead of Eid Vigilance intensifies against fake notes ahead of Eid

Intelligence vigilance has been strengthened across the country aimed at stopping circulation of fake notes ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, reports BSS.   Besides, Bangladesh Bank issued…

Sun Extra
Newborn stolen from SBMCH rescued in N’ganj Newborn stolen from SBMCH rescued
in N’ganj

Barisal: A newborn baby, who was stolen from the mother’s lap at the labour ward of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barisal on June 4, was rescued from a house at Fatulla in…

Editorial
How Accreditation Creates Confidence in Construction How Accreditation Creates
Confidence in Construction

June 9, 2017 marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC),…

Our faith
Siyam and Taqwa Siyam and Taqwa

Siyam is one of the five pillars of Islam. Siyam is derived from saum which means abstaining from food and drink and marital relationship. The institution of fasting in Islam came after the institution…

World
Int’l efforts intensify to resolve Gulf dispute over Qatar Int’l efforts intensify to resolve Gulf dispute over Qatar

DUBAI: Efforts to resolve a diplomatic dispute pitting Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatar intensified Thursday, after Washington offered to mediate the biggest crisis to grip the Gulf in years,…

Culturetainment
Safa models in music video for first time Safa models in music video for first time

Promising model cum TV actress Safa Kabir has been working in TV plays, serials and TVCs at a time for the last four years.  She did not work as a model in music videos despite got many offers…

Winner
We have to capitalise our chances: Mashrafe We have to capitalise  our chances: Mashrafe

Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza talked about the team plan and preparations in a pre-match press conference on Thursday, ahead of their last group A match against New Zealand in the ICC Champions…

My Districts
Craftswomen busy with needlework before Eid Craftswomen busy with needlework before Eid

RANGPUR: Rural craftswomen are now busy with needlework before Eid-ul-Fitr for the huge demand of their handwork that adds additional values to female clothes, reports BSS.   According…

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Indian soldier, 6 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Indian soldier, 6 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting

SRINAGAR: Six suspected militants and an army soldier were killed in a pair of gunbattles along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and…

Business
Only 64.72pc ADP executed in 11 months Only 64.72pc ADP executed in 11 months

ADP implementation in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year experienced a modest progress over last year, thanks to better local resource spending. But still it remains in the traditional…

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