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Level crossings or death traps! By Other | Last Updated: 4th December, 2017, 00:00

Unmanned level crossings on busy routes across the country have turned into death traps as a total of 1101 accidents took place in the last 10 years, killing 353 people. Passengers said…

Level crossings or death traps!

City has lost a civic crusader

Dhaka city dwellers have lost a civic crusader with the death of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq. He will be long remembered as a great visionary and for his good works and wisdom,…


11 instruments to be signed today

Bangladesh will sign nine memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and two agreements with Cambodia today to boost bilateral cooperation as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has started a three-day official…


Pay Tk 4.6cr damages to Tareque Masud family : HC

The High Court on Sunday ordered payment of Tk 4.62 in compensation to the family of renowned filmmaker Tareque Masud in a case filed over his death in a road accident, reports UNB. An…

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Controversial teachers hold BAU key posts Controversial teachers hold BAU key posts

Pro-Awami League teachers of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) have become aggrieved as the authorities concerned have awarded many key posts of the public varsity to pro-BNP and controversial…

Metropolis
Change mindset towards disabled people: Muhith Change mindset towards disabled people: Muhith

International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed across the country like elsewhere around the world on Sunday, aiming to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support…

Sun Extra
PU freshers get reception PU freshers get reception

An orientation programme for the newly enrolled students, guardian reunion and farewell function for the students of Microbiology Department of Primeasia University (PU) was held at IQAC conference…

Editorial
Two Decades of CHT Peace Treaty: Problems and Prospects Two Decades of CHT Peace Treaty: Problems and Prospects

Two decades have passed since the signing of the peace accord with the ethnic groups living in the hill districts. The Hill districts in Bangladesh include Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban. These…

Scitech
Is our love affair with technology harming you? Is our love affair with technology harming you?

I’ve been writing about the technology industry for much of this decade, and now I have an awkward admission: I’ve fallen out of love with technology. I’ve never been…

Asia
US ‘in race’ to address N Korea threat US ‘in race’ to address N Korea threat

White House national security adviser HR McMaster says the US is “in a race” to address the threat from North Korea, report agencies. The potential for war is increasing every…

World
Trump shrugs off Flynn guilty plea Trump shrugs off Flynn guilty plea

WASHINGTON:  US President Donald Trump on Saturday shrugged off the bombshell news that his former national security adviser pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI and will cooperate with a special…

Culturetainment
Bangla Academy celebrates 62nd founding anniversary Bangla Academy celebrates 62nd founding anniversary

Bangla Academy on Sunday celebrated its 62nd founding anniversary with much enthusiasm with various programmes. Marking the anniversary, Bangla Academy has chalked out elaborate programmes.…

Winner
Nasir’s five-wicket wrecks Vikings Nasir’s five-wicket wrecks Vikings

Sylhet Sixers produced a sensational bowling display to skittle out the Chittagong Vikings for 67, the lowest BPL 2017 total as Sylhet romped to a mighty 10-wicket victory in the ongoing Bangladesh…

My Districts
Use of modern tech stressed for boosting mango output Use of modern tech stressed for boosting mango output

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a function stressed the need for using modern technologies in mango farming as it could be the vital means of making this juicy fruit farming more profitable and boosting its…

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Trump denies asking FBI to drop Flynn probe Trump denies asking FBI to drop Flynn probe

WASHINGTON:  US President Donald Trump denied Sunday having asked then FBI director James Comey to stop investigating ex-national security advisor Michael Flynn, who has since pleaded guilty to…

Business
BPDB concerned over ‘costly’ power plant’s loss BPDB concerned over ‘costly’ power plant’s loss

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has recently expressed its concern over a huge loss incurred by a state owned power plant. The 230MW Khulna power plant incurred a loss Tk 49.31…

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