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Sale of guidebooks still continues By Other | Last Updated: 18th June, 2017, 00:00

Sale of illegal guidebooks for primary and secondary students continues unbridled at bookshops across the country in the name of exercise or suggestion books, standing in the way of creative education.…

Sale of guidebooks still continues

Currency forgers active on Eid shopping spree

Currency counterfeiters have been active in flooding the country with fake notes on the Eid shopping spree. The gangsters and their agents are roaming different places to spread forged…


Indo-Pak final fight today

India and Pakistan will come down today with their big guns to the ICC Champions Trophy grand finale competition at the Oval in London. Amid fanfare, the exciting game of the prestigious…


ICT Division website hacked, restored

The government retrieved the official website of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Division hours after it was hacked by a group of Indian hackers on Saturday. The website…

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Govt urged to scrap VAT provision for print media Govt urged to scrap VAT provision for print media

Speakers at a discussion demanded scrapping of provision of the proposed budget that requires print media outlets to pay 15 percent VAT on advertisements within 45 days of submitting bills to advertisers.…

Metropolis
64pc brickfields get eco-friendly tech 64pc brickfields get 
eco-friendly tech

Nearly 64 percent of the country’s brickfields, widely considered as one of the major sources of air pollution, have so far been got environment friendly technology, according to official sources,…

Editorial
Self-Imposed Budget Paradox Self-Imposed Budget Paradox

One of the most displeasing elements of the proposed budget (fiscal year 2017-2018) which has received negative reactions from all concerned is the imposition of excise duty on fixed deposit. Despite…

Opinion
Strengthening bureaucracy for public policy Strengthening bureaucracy for public policy

Magistrate All Airport Bangladesh, a Facebook page where members of public write their complaints seeking attention from airport magistrates regarding any hassle or corruption they face at the airport,…

Asia
Guns, Army can’t bring peace to Kashmir: Mehbooba Guns, Army can’t bring peace to Kashmir: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Alarmed over the massive increase in the killings, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said neither guns nor the Army can bring peace to the militancy-hit state, reports…

World
Britain left ‘sombre’ by tower inferno, says Queen Britain left ‘sombre’ by tower inferno, says Queen

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II said Saturday that Britain had been plunged into a sombre mood after the deadly London tower block inferno, as public anger swelled and dozens were still reported missing,…

Culturetainment
Zahid Hasan, Mili pair up for ‘Bhabnar Biporite’ Zahid Hasan, Mili pair up for ‘Bhabnar Biporite’

Popular actor-director Zahid Hasan and actress Farhana Mili pair up for an Eid-special tele-drama titled ‘Bhabnar Biporite’’. Golam Muktadir is the director of the play.…

Winner
We are on right track, says Shakib We are on right track, says Shakib

Bangladesh ODI vice-captain Shakib Al Hasan said team Tigers are walking on the right track in the world of cricket. Shakib expressed his opinion after their team were knocked out by India in the second…

My Districts
Call to reach agro tech to farmers' doorsteps Call to reach agro tech
to farmers' doorsteps

RAJSHAHI: The government launched three mobile phone applications aimed at bringing crop production technologies to the doorsteps of around 1.51 crore farm households to boost yields, reports BSS.…

Campus
Growth in our education sector Growth in our education sector

Education in Bangladesh has moved on in four decades since independence – and how. There are few areas of our life that have received such sustained focus during this period – from the…

News link
Saudi-Qatar crisis puts Syria rebels in tricky position Saudi-Qatar crisis puts Syria rebels in tricky position

BEIRUT: A diplomatic crisis pitting Saudi Arabia against Qatar has put Syrian rebels in a difficult position, analysts say, after rivalries between Gulf backers had already weakened the opposition,…

Business
Govt to purchase Tk 17.24b power from solar plant Govt to purchase Tk 17.24b 
power from solar plant

The government will purchase low cost electricity from a solar based power plant, having a generation capacity of 50MW electricity, at a cost of Tk 17.24 billion (1724 crore) for 20 years period under…

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