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$928b more needed to implement dev agenda By Other | Last Updated: 17th July, 2017, 00:00

The country will require $928.48 billion in additional financing to implement the global sustainable development agenda by 2030, says a new government assessment report. General Economics…

$928b more needed to
implement dev agenda

EC unveils roadmap to next JS polls

The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday announced its 11th parliamentary election roadmap for holding a free and fair national election. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda unveiled…


Four Neo-JMB men surrender

Four suspected Neo JMB militants surrendered to Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) during a raid at a suspected militant den at Ashulia, on the outskirts of the capital, on Sunday. The arrestees…


Country has enough food stock: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said people will not suffer any food crisis as there is enough stock of food grains in the country, reports UNB. “We’re hearing the…

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Worries grow over illegal arms import Worries grow over 
illegal arms import

Intelligence agencies are worried about the import of illegal firearms as a section of arms traders are bringing import restricted arms to the country, violating the existing rules. Expressing…

Metropolis
Dhaka, Colombo eye coastal shipping deal soon Dhaka, Colombo eye coastal 
shipping deal soon

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are giving a ‘serious look’ at a possible deal on coastal shipping to save both the transshipment cost and time boosting the competitiveness in the global market…

Sun Extra
Dhaka, Colombo sign co-op agreement on higher education Dhaka, Colombo sign
co-op agreement on
higher education

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation and collaboration in the field of higher education at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the capital on Friday.…

Editorial
Decentralisation in Bangladesh: An Agenda for Action Decentralisation in Bangladesh: An Agenda for Action

In recent years, both internationally and nationally, the issue of decentralisation has come to the forefront of any discourse on development. This is more evident in the case of developing countries…

Scitech
Exploring secure internet Exploring secure internet

In the edge of connectivity, the internet browsers are risky because there are different ‘trojans’ (malware) designed to collect secured information.   Apps are risky…

Asia
Take strict action against cow vigilantes Take strict action against cow vigilantes

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked state governments to take strict action against cow vigilantes as he sought the support of opposition parties in tackling “communal…

World
Resume Mideast talks based on two states Resume Mideast talks based on two states

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called Sunday for a resumption of long-stalled Middle East peace talks based on a two-state solution, reports AFP. “France is ready to support…

Culturetainment
Sharmila for production of more joint-venture films Sharmila for production of more joint-venture films

Indian acting diva Sharmila Tagore on Saturday underlined the need for production of joint-venture films between Bangladesh and India. The iconic actress came up with this view while…

Winner
Nasir eyes SA series over Australia to prove himself Nasir eyes SA series over 
Australia to prove himself

Australia cricket team are scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on August 18 to play two-match Test series. Following the series, Bangladesh cricketers will fly for South Africa to play a full-series…

My Districts
Measures needed to protect beneficial insects Measures needed to protect beneficial insects

RAJSHAHI: Intensive measures and approach should be adopted to protect and conserve the beneficial insects in the greater interest of maintaining biodiversity and ecological balance, reports BSS.…

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Venezuela oppn ups pressure on Maduro with vote Venezuela oppn ups pressure on Maduro with vote

CARACAS: Thousands of Venezuelans cast ballots Sunday in a symbolic vote on Sunday seen likely to reject plans by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the constitution, upping pressure on the beleaguered…

Business
Focus on branding, high-end products Focus on branding, high-end products

Bangladesh needs to add more value to apparel products, branding its RMG and should concentrate more on innovation and high-end market, said an international market analyst. “There…

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