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Bangladesh 6th extreme weather-hit country By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 11th June, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh has ranked sixth among the 10 countries which have been mostly affected by extreme weather events in the last 20 years, said a global study.   Honduras, a country of Central…

Bangladesh 6th extreme weather-hit country

Tigers reach semi-finals

Bangladesh have gone through the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, as they ranked second in the Group A after England demolished Australia in the fate-decider in Birmingham on Saturday.…


ADB to finance 750MW LNG plant in Khulna

The North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) has rejected a proposal from Indian firm Reliance to install a 750MW LNG plant in Khulna in a joint venture as the Asian Development Bank (ADB)…

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Drug traffickers now use water-airways Drug traffickers now use water-airways

Considering land route unsafe, organised gangs of drug smugglers are now using water and air routes for trafficking deadly drugs, detective sources said.   Due to inadequate security…

Metropolis
Make long-term plan for renewable energy sector Make long-term plan for
renewable energy sector

Speakers at an opinion exchange meeting on tax on solar modules and its impact on the government’s energy programme have urged the policymakers to set a long term policy with plan for development…

Editorial
Ills of Communalism Ills of Communalism

The challenges that hinder human civilisation from reaching a higher level of excellence must include communal violence. What we call communal violence is the chain of conflicts, riots and other forms…

Opinion
Who will take care of environment? Who will take care of environment?

Globally, the much talked about issue of climate change turns into a new episode as President Donald Trump pulls the US out of the Paris climate deal. The agenda, which was the promise to cancel during…

Asia
Respect each other’s core concerns, Modi tells Jinping Respect each other’s core concerns,
 Modi tells Jinping

ASTANA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday underscored the need to respect each other’s “core concerns” and appropriately handle the disputes as he held “cordial”…

World
Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has accused Qatar’s leadership of bankrolling extremists and demanded a halt to that funding, drawing praise Saturday from Saudi Arabia and its allies, reports…

Culturetainment
Afzal, Suborna, Tarin work together in a telefilm Afzal, Suborna, Tarin work together in a telefilm

Afzal Hossain, Suborna Mustafa and Tarin worked together for a telefilm titled Chhutir Ek Diney. Afzal Hossain and Suborna Mustafa was one of the most popular pair in the country’s…

Winner
Shakib-Mahmudullah alliance based on chemistry, not talk Shakib-Mahmudullah alliance based on chemistry, not talk

Two of Bangladesh’s most experienced batsmen—Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad, reflect on an epic partnership that has left the team on the cusp of a semifinal berth. …

My Districts
Khulna city facing problem of environmental degradation Khulna city facing problem of environmental degradation

KHULNA: Despite having a promise to build Khulna City Corporation (KCC), the third largest metropolitan city of Bangladesh, as a green city, it is now facing the problem of environmental degradation…

Campus
Taking a Youth Skills Development Course? Think Carefully Taking a Youth Skills Development Course? Think Carefully

Bangladesh’s youth population is now the largest in the country’s history. The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Bangladesh (MoYS) defines youth as those between 18 to 35 years of age. Alongside…

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Syrian army holds fifth of key desert territory Syrian army holds fifth of key desert territory

DAMASCUS: Syrian pro-government forces now hold more than a fifth of the country’s strategic desert, the army said Saturday, after reaching the eastern border with Iraq for the first time since…

Business
RMG accessories industry demands cut in corporate tax to 15pc RMG accessories industry demands 
cut in corporate tax to 15pc

Manufacturers of the country’s garment accessories demanded 15 percent corporate tax for the next fiscal year 2017-18 to remain competitive in global market. Garment accessories…

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