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Unfit vehicles dominate city streets By Other | Last Updated: 9th November, 2017, 00:00

Unfit and worn-out buses and minibuses dominate the streets of the capital, posing a threat to commuters’ safety, besides contributing to traffic congestion and environmental hazards.

Unfit vehicles dominate 
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PM approves design of Swadhinata Stambha

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday approved the design of the master plan of Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument, third phase) being constructed at Suhrawardy Uddyan in the capital, reports…


Rohingyas use plastic rafts to flee Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP: Dozens of Rohingya refugees floated into Bangladesh on Wednesday on a raft fashioned from plastic jerrycans, as the persecuted Muslim minority continue to flee violence in Myanmar…


Pilot admits plotting to hit VVIPs’ houses with aircraft

A Dhaka court on Wednesday recorded a confessional statement of pilot Sabbir, also a JMB member who was arrested for his alleged plotting to strike houses of VVIPs with aircraft. Metropolitan…

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Travel formalities now in trains Travel formalities 
now in trains

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to jointly launch today with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi the Khulna-Kolkata train service and open two bridges on railway routes connecting Dhaka with Sylhet…

Metropolis
Dhaka seeks viable solution to Rohingya crisis Dhaka seeks viable solution 
to Rohingya crisis

Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has sought cooperation from the countries having borders with Myanmar for a sustainable solution to Rohingya refugee crisis. He made the plea…

Sun Extra
Dr Supratip gets Education Leadership Award Dr Supratip
gets Education Leadership Award

Dr Supratip Ghose, Associate Professor and Chair of Computer Science and Engineering Department of the University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS), was conferred to Bangladesh Education…

Editorial
Sugar Beet: Alternate to Sugarcane Sugar Beet: Alternate
to Sugarcane

In the Indian subcontinent, the cultivation of sugarcane started during the pre-historical ages. Veda, the main religious books of Hinduism, is divided into four books of which the fourth one is the…

Education
Why mooting is necessary in legal education Why mooting is necessary
in legal education

The term Moot has an Anglo Saxon origin from the British history where it was used to mean a meeting of the local prominent figures and nobles to discuss various issues of social or regional importance.…

Asia
Trump arrives in China amid North Korea tensions Trump arrives in China amid North Korea tensions

BEIJING: US President Donald Trump toured the Forbidden City with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday as he began the crucial leg of an Asian tour intended to build a global front against North…

World
Democrats win Virginia, New Jersey polls Democrats win Virginia, New Jersey polls

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump suffered a humbling triple defeat, with Democrats winning high-profile state and mayoral elections, dousing any exuberance on Wednesday’s anniversary of his dramatic…

Culturetainment
Drama on Bangabandhu’s life, works staged at Shilpakala Drama on Bangabandhu’s life, works staged at Shilpakala

A drama titled ‘Mujib Manei Mukti’, written on the life and works of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was staged at the National Theatre Auditorium of the Bangladesh…

Winner
Bashundhara Kings crowned champs of BCL Bashundhara Kings crowned champs of BCL

Bashundhara Kings won the title of Marcel Bangladesh Championship League 2017 after their last match of the season on Wednesday. Their last encounter of the second division league against…

My Districts
Experts for popularising zinc-enriched BRRI dhan72 cultivation Experts for popularising zinc-enriched BRRI 
dhan72 cultivation

RANGPUR: Agriculture experts at a farmers’ field day programme on Tuesday called for popularising cultivation of zinc-enriched BRRI dhan72 rice to meet nutritional demand of the common people,…

News link
Iraq needs ‘Marshall Plan’, says Kirkuk archbishop Iraq needs ‘Marshall Plan’, says Kirkuk archbishop

LOURDES: A top Catholic cleric from Iraq says his country has “lost all confidence” despite the rout of the Islamic State group, and needs an economic and cultural “Marshall Plan”,…

Business
Deals signed to import power from Adani Group Deals signed to import power from Adani Group

The government recently signed two deals -- power purchase agreement (PPA) and Implementing Agreement (IA) -- with Indian giant power conglomerate Adani Power Ltd for importing 1600MW of electricity.…

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