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133 killed, many trapped By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 14th June, 2017, 00:00

CHITTAGONG: At least 133 people, including four soldiers, were killed and several hundreds injured as torrential rains triggered massive landslides in three hill districts of the country on Tuesday.…

133 killed, many trapped

285 killed in Ctg in 19 years

CHITTAGONG: At least 285 people were killed in rain-triggered landslides and wall-collapse in the risky hill pockets and slopes in the port city and hilly upazilas of the district in the last 19 years.…


New VAT regime worries journalists

At least 20,000 journalists along with their families across the country will be affected by the new VAT regime, which will invite a double trouble for the print media. The Value Added…


Faulty drainage leaves Dhaka, Ctg in a mess

Unplanned urbanisation, faulty drainage systems and embankments surrounding the urban areas are largely responsible for the rain-induced waterlogging in many parts of Dhaka, Chittagong and other urban…

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Unfit buses get ready for Eid trip Unfit buses get ready
 for Eid trip

A large number of unfit buses are being refurbished at workshops in the capital to operate them for making money during a mad rush of Eid holidaymakers. Transport owners are now busy…

Metropolis
Joint efforts sought to end eve-teasing Joint efforts sought 
to end eve-teasing

Speakers at a discussion on Tuesday laid emphasis on joint efforts to prevent eve teasing from the society, saying family can play a great role to that end, reports UNB. They came up…

Sun Extra
Workshop on marine ecosystem at DU Workshop on marine ecosystem at DU

A three-day long training workshop on ‘Sustainable Management of Marine Ecosystem and Acidification Monitoring’ was launched at CARS Auditorium of Dhaka University on Tuesday, reports UNB.…

Editorial
Dilemma with Interest Rate in Bangladesh Dilemma with Interest 
Rate in Bangladesh

Simply stated interest rate is the cost of capital. As a depositor when you keep money in a bank, the bank pay you interest as a premium on deferred consumption and when you borrow money, the bank…

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Bangladesh Army Keeps Peace in Central Africa Bangladesh Army Keeps Peace in Central Africa

Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the poorest countries of the world located at the centre of Africa Continent. It is a very resourceful country with vast geographical area of 6 lakh 22 thousands…

Roundtable Special
New VAT regime to badly affect businesses, consumers New VAT regime to badly affect businesses, consumers

The government is going to enforce the Value Added Tax  and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012 from July 1 requiring consumers to pay VAT as per a uniformed rate of 15 percent for goods and services.…

World
Trump’s travel ban suffers fresh court defeat Trump’s travel ban suffers fresh court defeat

WASHINGTON: A US appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump’s revised “travel ban” on people from six mainly Muslim nations, reports BBC. Ruling…

Culturetainment
Habib performs for ‘Ananda Mela’ after long break Habib performs for ‘Ananda Mela’ after long break

Popular singer Habib Wahid was performed Ananda Mela of Bangladesh Television Eid magazine programme recently. A special musical programme based on Habib’s seven songs was telecasted…

Winner
‘Tigers earn semi spot with dominant performance’ ‘Tigers earn semi spot with dominant performance’

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey, who was called ‘Mr. Cricket’, extolled Bangladesh’s impressive performance in ICC Champions Trophy and said that they secured the semi-final…

My Districts
Power supply gives new life to rural people Power supply gives new life to rural people

RAJSHAHI: Aminul Islam has almost eradicated his financial hardship and uncertainty as he got a path of regular earning. After getting electricity connection in March last, he embarked on a welding…

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IS militants killing, enslaving civilians: Philippines IS militants killing, enslaving civilians: Philippines

MARAWI: Islamist militants holding parts of a Philippine city are killing civilians who try to flee while using others as orderlies and cooks, authorities said Tuesday after the gunmen boasted of executions,…

Business
Price hike continues to take toll on consumers Price hike continues to 
take toll on consumers

The mad horse of price hike continued to take toll on consumers as the prices of some essential commodities witnessed a fresh hike in various city markets and its adjoining areas over the last week.…

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