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No polls under Hasina: Khaleda By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 13th November, 2017, 00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday said the next national election cannot be held in a free, fair and neutral manner under incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She demanded holding…

No polls under Hasina: Khaleda

Illegal parking makes city traffic chaotic

Indiscriminate parking of city and inter-district buses on busy roads is causing severe traffic congestion and suffering to commuters in the capital. Mushroom growth of bus companies,…


‘Atrocities of millennium’

Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior on Sunday described persecution of Rohingya ethnic minority by Myanmar security forces as ‘atrocities of the millennium’.…


Govt halts buses to obstruct rally: BNP

BNP has claimed that the government and ruling Awami League halted the service of Dhaka-bound buses to prevent its leaders, activists and supporters from joining its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the…

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Early variety potato appears in city mkt Early variety potato
appears in city mkt

Early variety of potato has appeared in the kitchen markets of the capital, but its price is too high following good demand of the tuber crop. People wait for this variety of potato for…

Metropolis
Work underway to make city waterlogging-free: Ranga Work underway to make city
waterlogging-free: Ranga

LGRD State Minister Mashiur Rahman Ranga on Sunday told parliament that city dwellers would no longer plod through knee-deep water during heavy rain from next year. “Work is underway…

Sun Extra
Swimming with sharks, anacondas not scary at all: Expert Swimming with sharks, anacondas 
not scary at all: Expert

When we think of the predators that swim in unknown waters, we think of fierce, bloodthirsty creatures that will attack us without question if we were to come face to face. Over the years, sharks and…

Editorial
Delayed Rohingya Repatriation: Threats to Peace and Security Delayed Rohingya Repatriation: Threats to Peace and Security

The coming of the forcefully displaced Rohingyas to Bangladesh has not stopped. Every day they are crossing the international border for safety. It is only natural that people when are subjected to…

Scitech
Bangladeshi engineer gets NASA title Bangladeshi engineer gets NASA title

NASA Research Engineer Mahmooda Sultana has been named the 2017 ‘IRAD Innovator of the Year’ by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. NASA is the National Aeronautics and…

Asia
Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea row Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea row

MANILA: US President Donald Trump offered Sunday to mediate in a territorial dispute over the resource-rich South China Sea, after years of Chinese island-building in the contested waters, reports…

World
Queen steps down from Remembrance Sunday duty Queen steps down from Remembrance Sunday duty

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II took a significant step back from official duties on Sunday, leaving heir to the throne Prince Charles to lay a tribute to Britain’s war dead on her behalf, reports…

Culturetainment
Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest wraps up in style Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest wraps up in style

With drawing a sizable audience every day, the three-day Dhaka International Folk Festival at the city’s Bangladesh Army Stadium came to an end on Saturday. Cultural Affairs Minister…

Winner
Abu Jayed dazzles as Khulna tame Ctg Abu Jayed dazzles as Khulna tame Ctg

Khulna Titans put on a clinical performance in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter with a comfortable 18-run win against Chittagong Vikings at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday.…

My Districts
Youths’ active role stressed for good governance Youths’ active role stressed for good governance

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a function here stressed the need for making the youths more active and responsive to ensure transparency, accountability and good governance in local government institutions,…

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Attacks in C Africa capital, 3 dead Attacks in C Africa capital, 3 dead

BANGUI: More than 20 people were injured when grenades were thrown into a concert in the capital of the chronically unstable Central African Republic, while revenge attacks later left three people…

Business
Bidding for mobile tower management by Dec ’17 Bidding for mobile tower management by Dec ’17

The telecom regulator is likely to invite bidding by end of this December for selecting four firms to manage mobile towers in the country, official sources said. “We have also decided…

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