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Padma Bridge with own fund a befitting reply: PM By Other | Last Updated: 8th October, 2017, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the progress in the construction work of Padma Bridge, saying her government has given a befitting reply to the insults heaped on…

Padma Bridge with own 
fund a befitting reply: PM

Mandatory licensing may affect rice market

Making licences mandatory for all importers, wholesalers, retailers and millers of rice and wheat might affect the rice market, said the trades.   The hassle, time and expenses involved…


Saudi police foil attack near King’s palace, 3 killed

JEDDAH: The United States Embassy in Saudi Arabia warned US citizens to exercise caution in the area around the king’s palace in Jeddah on Saturday after reports on social media of an attack…


Rohingya influx continues

COX’S BAZAR: Around 2,000 Rohingya people  are  arriving in Cox’s Bazar a day  amid violence in Myanmar’s North Rakhine state, reports BSS.   The…

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BNP leaders still in dark about Khaleda’s return BNP leaders still in dark about Khaleda’s return

It’s been a mystery even to the senior leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party when their   chairperson will return home from London, as all earlier predictions in this regard proved…

Metropolis
‘Bring necessary reforms to UN Security Council’ ‘Bring necessary reforms
to UN Security Council’

Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi on Saturday called for bringing necessary reforms in the UN Security Council for the betterment of its member countries, reports…

Editorial
Magnanimousness of a Nonagenarian Woman Change-Maker Magnanimousness of a Nonagenarian Woman Change-Maker

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.…

Opinion
Towards Transformational and Bridging Leadership Towards Transformational and Bridging Leadership

Leadership matters. It matters because governance as well as justice matters. It matters because life and wellbeing of the people matter, and inclusive economic growth and the prosperity of a nation…

Roundtable Special
Call for Eradicating Childhood Blindness Call for Eradicating Childhood Blindness

    Major Recommendations from the Roundtable   1. Ensure comprehensive eye care service delivery i.e. prevention and promotion, treatment…

World
US to sell $15 billion THAAD missile defence to S Arabia US to sell $15 billion THAAD missile defence to S Arabia

WASHINGTON: The US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of the advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile defence system for $15 billion, the State Department said Friday,…

Culturetainment
Dhaka Attack attracts audience Dhaka Attack attracts audience

The action film ‘Dhaka Attack’ is storming the cinema houses across the country as most of the audiences and cinema house authorities expressed positive responses.   The…

Winner
Mehrab, Asif put Dhaka Metro on top in NCL Mehrab, Asif put Dhaka Metro on top in NCL

Mehrab Hossain Jr missed out on a century but managed to lift Dhaka Metro to a commanding 369 runs losing 9 wickets against Chittagong Division in the on-going 19th Walton National Cricket League second…

My Districts
Date farming gets popular Date farming gets popular

NARSINGDI: A number of farmers specially unemployed educated youths of Belabo upazila in the district have started farming date of Saudi Arabia commercially due to its economic prospect, reports BSS.…

Campus
Teaching and Teachers Teaching and Teachers

World Teachers’ Day was celebrated globally on October 5, with the theme: `Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers’. The Day commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO…

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Russian protesters rally on Putin’s birthday Russian protesters rally on Putin’s birthday

MOSCOW: More than 1,000 supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied in rainy Moscow on President Vladimir Putin’s 65th birthday, calling for the Russian strongman to retire.…

Business
BB to introduce ESRM guideline next year BB to introduce ESRM 
guideline next year

Bangladesh Bank is going to introduce an updated version of Environmental and Risk Management guideline from next year to guide banks and financial institutions to protect their investment from environment…

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