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Polls dialogue takes centre stage of politics By Other | Last Updated: 16th July, 2017, 00:00

Election Commission’s (EC) dialogue with the political parties, which is scheduled to begin on July 31, is going to be the centre of the country’s politics. Analysts say there…

Polls dialogue takes centre
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Flood miseries linger in north, central dists

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Faulty gas line poses threat to Gazipur people Faulty gas line poses
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Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited recently identified about 80 kilometer of gas pipelines, supplying the natural gas to Gazipur, Chandra and Tangail industrial belts, as risky…

Metropolis
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Editorial
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Opinion
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Dhaka city witnesses the outbreak of Chikungunya, raising a new public health concern. Chikungunya is an infection caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The virus is spread between people by a tiny…

Asia
Kashmir problem won’t be solved till entire country supports us Kashmir problem won’t be solved till entire country supports us

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday in New Delhi. They discussed the security situation in Kashmir, reports Indian Express.…

World
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HAVANA: Cuba’s president said Donald Trump’s hardline stance towards the country was a “setback” in relations with the United States after ties were gradually restored in 2015,…

Culturetainment
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To celebrate the birth anniversaries of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and Sukanta Bhattacharya, the Dhaka City Committee of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Gosthi arranged…

Winner
Abdul Awal Chowdhury criticises Mushfiq Abdul Awal Chowdhury criticises Mushfiq

Governing Council Member Secretary of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Ismail Haider Mallick has said that Abdul Awal Chowdhury Bulu, one of the owners of Barisal Bulls, should apologise to Bangladeshi…

My Districts
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Campus
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RIYADH: Saudi police have killed a wanted “terrorist” in the Shiite-majority eastern district of Qatif, where there has been a string of attacks on security forces, newspapers said Saturday,…

Business
Global partnership must leverage SDGs delivery: Debapriya Global partnership must leverage 
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Success of national SDGs efforts hinges on committed global support measures delivery, but such support from global partnership is yet to come by, even two years after the adoption of the agenda, Dr…

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