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Face any crisis unitedly, Khaleda asks party men By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 4th February, 2018, 00:00

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday called on her party leaders and activists to unitedly face any crisis over the next parliamentary elections. “If our party falls into any…

Face any crisis unitedly, Khaleda asks party men

No end to political deadlock in sight

Political deadlock in the country continues as the two major parties — ruling Awami League and BNP — stick to their guns over the method of holding the next parliamentary polls.


NBR chases 8 insurers for Tk 345cr VAT

Eight insurance companies have dodged around Tk 345 crore in Value-added Tax (VAT) from 2013 to 2016, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) claims. The insurance companies evaded the VAT…


Swiss president due today

The President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, will arrive in Dhaka today on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh. The Swiss president is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal…

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LNG import faces funding uncertainty LNG import faces funding uncertainty

The plan for liquefied natural gas (LNG) by April this year is facing uncertainty as the government is yet to find any financier for the costly fuel import. State-owned Rupantarita Prakritik…

Metropolis
No mass arrest: Kamal No mass arrest: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday denied BNP’s allegation of mass arrest, saying that police has been trying to arrest ‘terrorists’, reports UNB. The…

Editorial
Nationalisation of Educational Institutions Nationalisation of 
Educational Institutions

Any sort of undue privilege towards a particular group of people naturally breeds disaffection and anger among those duly deserve the given privilege. The toughest ever challenge for any authority…

Opinion
Universal access to energy as a human right Universal access to energy as a human right

In this modern era, it is undoubtedly true that energy is an inalienable part of our day to day life and we are extremely dependent on energy to run our life smoothly. Moreover, energy is crucial for…

Asia
UN chief calls for peaceful denuclearisation of Korean peninsula UN chief calls for peaceful denuclearisation of 
Korean peninsula

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that it was “absolutely essential” for key players to hold “serious” talks on North Korea’s nuclear crisis…

World
Trump, Republicans release memo targeting FBI’s Russia probe Trump, Republicans release memo targeting FBI’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump and his Republican allies unleashed a controversial memo accusing the FBI of bias and abuse of power Friday, intensifying a high-stakes fight between the White House and prosecutors…

Culturetainment
Ekti Cinemar Galpo gets censor certificate Ekti Cinemar Galpo gets censor certificate

Putting all speculations to rest, the much-talked-about film ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ directed by veteran actor Alamgir has received an uncut censor certificate from the Bangladesh Film Censor…

Winner
Tigers struggle to save maiden Test Tigers struggle to save maiden Test

Bangladesh National Cricket Team were put under the grindstone by Sri Lanka spinners led by Rangana Herath as they took three crucial wickets late in day four to leave Tigers with an uphill task of…

My Districts
Bumper wheat production likely in Rangpur region Bumper wheat production likely in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: The officials concerned and farmers are expecting a good wheat production as the tender plants are growing well despite a shortfall in the acreage this season in Rangpur agriculture region,…

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HRW urges Turkey to end ‘lethal force’ HRW urges Turkey to end ‘lethal force’

BEIRUT: Human Rights Watch called on Ankara on Saturday to stop using “lethal force” against Syrians trying to cross into Turkey, urging it to open its border to those seeking asylum, reports…

Campus
Dilemma over striking teachers Dilemma over striking teachers

The number of teachers in the primary, secondary and college level is about nine lakh in Bangladesh. Several bodies representing these teachers have been demonstrating in various ways to press home…

Business
Exports of livestock products mark phenomenal growth Exports of livestock products mark phenomenal growth

Exports of raw and processed livestock products witnessed a phenomenal growth of about 300 percent over the last nine years since the present government took the office in 2009. The country…

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