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Next national polls as per constitution: PM By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 13th January, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed the hope that all the registered parties will participate in the next national election to maintain the country’s democracy. “I hope…

Next national polls as 
per constitution: PM

3 killed in Nakhalpara militant den in capital

Three suspected militants were killed in a predawn raid on a six-storey building in the capital’s Nakhalpara area on Friday. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) recovered several suicide…


Bangabandhu Satellite to go into orbit in March

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology (ICT) Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Friday said Bangabandhu-1, the country’s first satellite project, will be launched in between March 26 and…


Cargo ban lingers as UK places new conditions

The ban on direct cargo flights to the UK may linger further as the UK Department of Transport (DFT) has imposed some new conditions to improve the overall security and logistics handling features…

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Teachers desperate to realise demands before polls Teachers desperate to realise demands before polls

New academic sessions have begun in primary, secondary and higher secondary educational institutions amid constant street movements of different groups of teachers, affecting the academic activities…

Metropolis
‘Deadly disease’ rages thru Rohingya camps ‘Deadly disease’ rages thru Rohingya camps

UKHIA: In a makeshift bamboo clinic, small children struggle to draw breath through surgical masks, victims of a forgotten but deadly disease that has torn through the teeming Rohingya refugee camps…

Special Supplement
Full text of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s address to nation Full text of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s address to nation

Following is the full text of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s address to the nation on completion of the fourth year of the second consecutive term of her government, creed by BSS.  …

Sun Extra
India vows to handle Chinese ‘assertiveness’ India vows to handle Chinese ‘assertiveness’

NEW DELHI: India will handle China’s growing assertiveness and has stepped up patrols on their disputed border to head off more standoffs, the country’s top army officer declared Friday,…

Editorial
Agricultural Pollution and Sustainable Food Security Agricultural Pollution and Sustainable Food Security

Agriculture experienced a dramatic change since the 1970s in Bangladesh. The innovation of High Yielding Varieties (HYV) of crops, the extension of irrigation facilities, availabilities of chemical…

Post-logue
Women Soldiering in Bangladesh Armed Forces Women Soldiering in Bangladesh Armed Forces

Soldiering is one of the oldest professions in the world. Women soldiering have also a rich legacy in the military history. The active participation of women in the wars is quite evident from the ancient…

World
Outrage over Trump’s slur on ‘shithole’ countries Outrage over Trump’s slur on ‘shithole’ countries

WASHINGTON: Outrage mounted Friday over US President Donald Trump’s reported description of African nations, Haiti and El Salvador as “shithole” countries, with the United Nations…

Culturetainment
Natyacharja’s 10th death anniversary tomorrow Natyacharja’s 10th death anniversary tomorrow

Tomorrow marks the eighth death anniversary of Natyacharja Selim Al Deen. To mark the day in a befitting manner, socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes across the…

Winner
North Zone down Central Zone in BCL North Zone down Central Zone in BCL

BCB North Zone earned a thumping win over Walton Central Zone by 9 wickets in their first match of the 6th Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet on Friday.…

My Districts
Bottle gourd farming boon for Narsingdi farmers Bottle gourd farming boon for Narsingdi farmers

NARSINGDI: Hundreds of farmers in Narsingdi are pleased to make good profit by farming bottle gourd this winter season. Due to favourable weather condition, high demand, farming of the popular item…

News link
US ‘launches air strike’ in Afghanistan US ‘launches air strike’ in Afghanistan

KABUL: US Forces carried out an airstrike on an Afghan government militia after an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan sources have told AFP, killing as many as 13 fighters.…

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