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Security tightened at markets, bus stations By Other | Last Updated: 16th June, 2017, 00:00

Security has been tightened in the capital as muggers, extortionists and dopers are roaming the streets and market places ahead of Eid festival to snatch money and valuables. Police said…

Security tightened at 
markets, bus stations

Indians stop Tigers’ race

Highflying India took a giant stride towards the ICC Champion Trophy 2017 grand finale by pounding Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second semi-final on Thursday. The defending champions…


PM holds talks with Swedish leaders

Stockholm: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in Stockholm on a three-day bilateral visit to Sweden, on Thursday attended a number of programmes, including holding official talks with her Swedish counterpart,…


Govt to set up small LNG terminals in river, seaports

The government will set up a series of small liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in the country’s major river and seaports to meet the growing natural gas demand. The government,…

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Noise pollution turns for the worse in city Noise pollution turns for the worse in city

Sound pollution has turned for the worse in the capital, causing health hazards for city people. Hydraulic horns of vehicles plying the city streets are mainly responsible for sound pollution.…

Metropolis
Dhaka, Stockholm to boost co-op Dhaka, Stockholm to boost co-op

Stockholm: Bangladesh and Sweden on Thursday identified some new areas of collaboration like energy, technology and innovation, trade, development of small and smart cities and combating terrorism…

Sun Extra
Dhaka to be under security blanket during Eid vacation: RAB Dhaka to be under security blanket
during Eid
vacation: RAB

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) alongside other law enforcement agencies will take a foolproof security measures in the city during the upcoming Eid vacation as 15-20 lakh households and financial organisations,…

Editorial
Tourism in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects Tourism in Bangladesh:
Problems and Prospects

Bangladesh is endowed with an immense treasure of natural beauty and relics of old and middle age civilisation which can attract foreign tourists.   Its river coasts and sea beaches,…

Our faith
Holy Lailatul Qadr Holy Lailatul Qadr

Lailatul Qadr is a grand night which falls every year on an odd night of the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan. By the majority opinions it falls on the 27th night of Ramadan. The word ‘lail’…

World
Nawaz grilled before anti-graft probe body Nawaz grilled before anti-graft probe body

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption investigation commission Thursday, in an ongoing case that has gripped Pakistan and threatened to topple him…

Culturetainment
Udichi welcomes monsoon with cultural programmes Udichi welcomes monsoon with cultural programmes

To welcome the monsoon (first day of Asharh), a day long rain festival was held amid much festivity and fanfare on Thursday.   Udichi Shilpigosthi, a renowned cultural organisation…

Winner
Tamim’s fireworks light up Bangladesh innings Tamim’s fireworks light up Bangladesh innings

Tigers’ dashing opener Tamim Iqbal stole the show in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2017, belting another half century in style against India, continuing to mesmerise the viewers with his scintillating…

My Districts
12 girl victims of violence start rebuilding life 12 girl victims of violence start rebuilding life

RANGPUR: Twelve young girls, who were the victims of domestic violence, early marriage, dowry, torture, sexual abuse and trafficking, started to rebuild their lives on Thursday, reports BSS.  …

News link
Mattis vows not to repeat past mistakes in Afghanistan Mattis vows not to repeat past mistakes in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has vowed that the Trump administration will not repeat the “mistakes of the past” in Afghanistan, after the president signaled a desire to give…

Business
Women participation in labour market worst in E, S Asia: ILO Women participation in labour 
market worst in E, S Asia: ILO

Females participation in labour market in East and South Asia witnessed a fall in the last two decades along with widening gender gap, says a new report of International Labour Organisation (ILO).…

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