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Police sources turn source of crimes By Other | Last Updated: 12th August, 2017, 00:00

A number of police informants have allegedly got involved in drug peddling, abduction, extortion, blackmailing and some other crimes in the capital in recent times.   Sources said…

Police sources turn 
 source of crimes

Fire breaks out at Dhaka airport

A fire broke out at the main building of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Friday, disrupting flight operation for about two hours.   “The fire originated…


Sufferings of hajj pilgrims mount for mismanagement

The sufferings of hajj pilgrims mounted due to the negligence of the hajj agencies and lack of coordination among the authorities concerned, pilgrims and their families alleged.    …


Egg scandal hits 15 EU countries

BRUSSELS: Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, the European Commission says, reports BBC.   The…

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Most city footbridges unusable Most city footbridges unusable

Most of the foot-over bridges in the capital are unusable and impassable for being under the grip of vendors, beggars, floating people, snatchers and sex workers. Pedestrians hesitate to use…

Metropolis
Labour law set to be amended Labour law set to 
be amended

The tripartite committee, formed to amend the Labour Act 2006 for protecting the rights of country’s labourers, will submit its primary draft in the current month while the final report in November,…

Sun Extra
Model UN Confce at Scholastica Model UN Confce at Scholastica

The alumni and students of Scholastica Senior Campus Mirpur are hosting a three-day Model United Nations Conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the school, says a press release.  …

Editorial
Could August 15 Be Avoided? Could August 15 Be Avoided?

This year August 15 marks the 42nd martyrdom of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sk. Mujibur Rahman. Not only he was assassinated in the early morning of August 15, his entire family excepting…

Post Loug
Mineral Profiling of HYV Rice: Some Amazing Findings Mineral Profiling of HYV Rice:
Some Amazing Findings

Six basic nutrients are obligatory to maintain human health. They are carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and water that we get from our surroundings as cereals, vegetables, fruits, milk…

Asia
China urges US, N Korea to ease tensions China urges US, N Korea to ease tensions

BEIJING: China pleaded with the United States and North Korea to tone down their fiery rhetoric on Friday as concerns grew that Pyongyang’s rogue arms programme could trigger a catastrophic conflict,…

World
IS threat remains despite military blows: UN IS threat remains despite military blows: UN

UNITED NATIONS: The Islamic State group continues to “motivate and enable” global attacks and funnel funds to supporters despite military blows to its so-called Caliphate in Syria and Iraq,…

Culturetainment
Hamlet delights Shilpakala audience Hamlet delights Shilpakala audience

Hamlet, the compelling tragedy of the inundated young prince of Denmark was staged at the main auditorium Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday.   The play Hamlet, originally…

Winner
Sabbir focusing on Test batting Sabbir focusing on
Test batting

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman said that he is working more on Test techniques so that he can stay in the wicket for a longer period of time and contribute more for the team.   He…

My Districts
Construction work of Sanitation Complex begins in Gaibandha Construction work of Sanitation Complex begins in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: The construction work of Inclusive Sanitation Complex started at Rawshanbag High School under Palashbari upazila in the district on Thursday amid much enthusiasm among students and teachers,…

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US air strike kills several civilians in Afghanistan US air strike kills several 
civilians in Afghanistan

JALALABAD: Several civilians have been killed in an US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said Friday, the latest setback in efforts to bring peace to the war-torn country, reports AFP.…

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