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Unabated hill cutting invites disaster By Other | Last Updated: 15th June, 2017, 00:00

CHITTAGONG: Hill cutting is going on unabated in many places of the district, increasing a risk of landslides. Due to hill cutting, a series of massive mudslides took place amid torrential…

Unabated hill cutting
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Landslide toll climbs to 149

CHITTAGONG: The death toll from massive landslides in six hilly districts of the country jumped to 146, with 16 more bodies recovered on Wednesday. Official sources said rescue teams…


Tigers roaming around neighbour’s home

It’s finally here. In somehow, one of the biggest days in the history of India-Bangladesh cricketing rivalry comes down when the two team lock horns today in the all-Asian second semifinal of…


Land ministry takes landmark decision

The land ministry has taken a landmark step to resolve the crisis arising out of a move to acquire land in Joar Sahara, Bhatara and adjoining areas in the capital. The land owners, who…

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Pethidine, morphine being sold without prescription! Pethidine, morphine being 
sold without prescription!

Many drug outlets in the capital and elsewhere in the country are selling pethidine, morphine and other medicines from the same genre to the drug addicts without any prescription to make more profitsMRP,…

Metropolis
Re-evaluate proposed budget Re-evaluate proposed budget

Opposition lawmakers on Wednesday urged the government to re-evaluate the proposed budget while the treasury bench termed it as a pro-people one. Speaking on the session, Jatiya Party…

Sun Extra
Steel millers seek VAT withdrawal Steel millers seek VAT withdrawal

Leaders of three trade bodies of rod and steel industries on Wednesday demanded to exempt the sector from the 15 percent value added tax (VAT) under the new VAT law. Bangladesh Auto Re-Rolling…

Editorial
Bangladesh on the Front Foot Bangladesh on the Front Foot

Is today the day for Bangladesh to make history? Is 15 June 2017 going to be written down as a red-letter day in our history? Will rain intervene to spoil the game? Will it be completely washed out,…

Education
Learning to resolve conflict Learning to resolve conflict

Conflict means disagreement that is rampant in our familial, social, work and state life. Conflict exists in any situation where facts, desires or fears pull or push colleagues against each other or…

Asia
US not winning in Afghanistan, says Pentagon chief US not winning in Afghanistan, says Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told exasperated lawmakers Tuesday that America still is “not winning” in Afghanistan, as US military commanders push for additional troops to help…

World
France, Britain announce anti-terror action plan France, Britain announce anti-terror action plan

PARIS: The leaders of France and Britain on Tuesday announced an anti-terror action plan to crack down on radicalisation through social media, reports AFP.   After talks with British…

Culturetainment
Emon, Popy pair up after five years 
Emon, Popy pair up after five years

National Film Award winning actress Popy, popular face of both small and big screens, usually works for the small screen on the occasion of two Eids only. Like previous years, she is…

Winner
We must enjoy the high-voltage semi-final, says Mashrafe We must enjoy the high-voltage semi-final, says Mashrafe

Bangladesh National Cricket Team skipper Mashrafe Mortaza feels that they have to enjoy such high-voltage semi-final match in big stage to improve as a cricket nation. Mashrafe said during an official…

My Districts
28 poor students get stipends in Nilphamari 28 poor students get stipends in Nilphamari

NILPHAMARI: Twenty-eight higher secondary level meritorious students belonging to the poorer families of six upazilas in the district received Tk 3.36 lakh as education stipend here on Wednesday, reports…

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Indian president’s election process begins Indian president’s election process begins

NEW DELHI: The process for the election of the next Indian President was formally set in motion on Wednesday with the Election Commission issuing a notification, opening the filing of nominations for…

Business
100MW rental power to cost Tk 3,954cr in 5 years 100MW rental power to cost 
Tk 3,954cr in 5 years

The government will purchase 100MW of electricity at a cost of Tk 3,954.80 crore through the extension of two rental power project for another five years. The power division will send…

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