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MPs to discuss SC verdict in JS By Other | Last Updated: 5th July, 2017, 00:00

Lawmakers of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance will hold discussions  in parliament about the Supreme Court verdict on the 16th amendment to the constitution, as parliament finally…

MPs to discuss 
SC verdict in JS

Chikungunya takes turn for the worse

Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne viral disease, has taken a serious turn in the capital and other parts of the country as many new cases are being detected every day. Medical sources said…


Boost productivity, improve quality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged workers to boost productivity and improve the quality of both the products and the standard of their works to keep pace with the competitive world, reports…


Careless use of cell phone invites danger

Although cell phone is the integral part of today’s life, its careless use while walking along roads and rail tracks is causing deaths of a significant number of people across the country every…

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Govt eyes another 3,000MW power under unsolicited deals Govt eyes another 3,000MW power under unsolicited deals

The government in principle decided to generate 3,000MW of electricity in the next six to nine months under unsolicited deals, a top official has said. The decision was taken after the…

Metropolis
BD lauded for peaceful use of nuclear energy BD lauded for peaceful use of nuclear energy

Visiting Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano on Tuesday lauded Bangladesh for its peaceful use of nuclear energy. He said Bangladesh is on right…

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President for making PGR members smart, skilled President for making PGR
members smart, skilled

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday stressed the need for making the members of President Guard Regiment (PGR) smart and skilled through time-befitting training with ICT knowledge to ensure security of…

Editorial
Coalition in Politics and Party Ideology Coalition in Politics
and Party Ideology

A report in a local daily came to my eyes few days back. It said that former President HM Ershad had formed a political coalition of 58 parties, led by his own Jatiya Party, named United National Assembly…

Post Loug
Is Dhaka Expensive? Is Dhaka Expensive?

Is Dhaka expensive? It appears to be a very pertinent question when you read the Mercer’s latest Cost of Living Survey published on June 21, 2017. The cost of living is a multidimensional concept…

Asia
India, China in war of words over Bhutan border dispute India, China in war of words over Bhutan border dispute

A Chinese road building project in the Himalayas has become the center of an escalating border dispute between India and China, with both sides accusing the other of territorial intrusions, reports…

World
Trump urges China to get ‘heavy’ with N Korea Trump urges China to get ‘heavy’ with N Korea

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said it was time for China to take decisive action against North Korea after Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile launch, urging Beijing to “end this…

Culturetainment
4-day fest to mark 36th founding anniversary of Loko Natyadal 4-day fest to mark 36th founding anniversary of Loko Natyadal

Popular theatre troupe Loko Natyadal will celebrate its 36th founding anniversary through a four-day theatre festival at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.   In this four - day festival…

Winner
BCB HP squad will play first one-dayer today BCB HP squad 
will play first 
one-dayer today

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) High Performance (HP) Squad, now touring Australia 19/Northern Territory, will play the first of their five-match one day series against a local selection today at the…

My Districts
Cost-effective irrigation tech being promoted in Barind Cost-effective irrigation tech being promoted
in Barind

RAJSHAHI: Various forms of cost-effective irrigation technologies are being promoted in drought-prone Barind area in order to reduce the gradually mounting cost for irrigation besides boosting soil…

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Mamata accuses governor of threatening her Mamata accuses governor of threatening her

NEW DELHI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi of making threats against her and abusing her, a charge strongly denied by Raj Bhavan, reports…

Business
Corporate tax may deter growth of e-commerce Corporate tax may deter 
growth of e-commerce

Introduction of corporate tax on e-commerce is likely to hamper the growth of the burgeoning sector where most of the players are new, and small and medium scale enterprises. Finance…

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