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Tenants brace for big rent hike By Other | Last Updated: 2nd December, 2017, 00:00

Low and middle-income tenants in major towns and cities, particularly in the capital, are going to be hard hit by another spell of house rent hike in January amid the indifference of the authorities…

Tenants brace for 
big rent hike

Fall of a star

The entire nation was shocked on Thursday night when news broke that Mayor Annisul Huq died at only 65. While the accomplished businessman had a prolific portfolio, the once hugely popular TV anchor…


Pope to continue efforts to safeguard Rohingya rights

Pope Francis said on Friday that he will continue his efforts to safeguard the rights of Rohingya people. “Many are saying about your (Rohingya) plight and we also continue working…


Negative attitude of tribal bodies hampers peace process

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT)  Peace Accord. Even after 20 years of the treaty, ‘unfriendly attitudes’ of regional tribal political…

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GE proposes to install 1200MW LNG-based power plant GE proposes to install
1200MW LNG-based
power plant

US multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) has shown interest, in reply to an expression of interest (EoI) offer, in implementing an LNG-fired power plant in Bangladesh having the capacity…

Metropolis
Focus on SDGs for smooth graduation from LDC: UN Focus on SDGs for smooth graduation from LDC: UN

UN Under-Secretary General Fekitamoeloa Utoikamanu has said Bangladesh needs to focus on achieving the SDGs by making its high economic growth sustainable for its smooth graduation from the group of…

Sun Extra
Navy warship off to Lebanon to join UN peace mission Navy warship off to Lebanon to join
UN peace mission

Bangladesh Navy (BN) warship “Bijoy” left Chittagong naval jetty for Lebanon on Friday to join UN peacekeeping mission.   A function was held on the occasion of the departure…

Editorial
Faulty Bail System in Bangladesh Faulty Bail System in Bangladesh

Man is born to be free and can sacrifice anything for being free. The concept of bail emerges from the skirmish between the police ‘power’ and to restrict the liberty of a man who is alleged…

Post-logue
Carson’s Cry and Pesticide Use in Bangladesh Carson’s Cry and Pesticide Use in Bangladesh

The authoritative works of Rachel Carson, a marine biologist, conservationist and an author was published as “Silent Spring” a book of a breakthrough in the history of non-fiction science…

Asia
16 dead as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka 16 dead as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI: A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify, reports AFP.…

World
US battles for global push on North Korea US battles for global 
push on North Korea

WASHINGTON: The United States is battling to maintain international solidarity in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threat after Russia warned that sanctions have failed and China side-stepped…

Culturetainment
Potua Quamrul Hassan’s 96th birth anniv today Potua Quamrul Hassan’s 96th birth anniv today

Today is the 96th birth anniversary of legendary artist Potua Quamrul Hassan. One of the leading artists of Bangladesh, Quamrul Hassan, contributed immensely to contemporary local art…

Winner
Rangpur to face Comilla in crucial encounter Rangpur to face Comilla in crucial encounter

The galleries of Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) will come alive once again with the roars of the enthusiastic and passionate crowd as Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will come back…

My Districts
Community role vital to prevent HIV/AIDS infection Community role vital to prevent HIV/AIDS infection

RAJSHAHI: Health experts here on Friday called for mass awareness, especially among the youths to prevent spread of HIV/AIDS in the region, reports BSS. They underscored for creating…

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