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Jails overflowing with prisoners By Other | Last Updated: 14th February, 2018, 00:00

The prisons in the country are now overflowing with inmates as the number of detainees has become more than double the accommodation capacity. The population in prisons has increased to such…

Jails overflowing with prisoners

Invest in rural economies

Rome: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the development partners to invest in sustainable rural economies to ensure resilience in tackling agricultural crisis as inclusive and sustainable…


Fear of long jail for party chief grips BNP men

The fear of a prolonged imprisonment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has made party leaders and activists worried. “The government will try to keep Khaleda Zia in jail for a long time.…


Govt earns Tk 5,268cr from 4G auction, tech neutrality

The government has earned a large amount of Tk 5,268.51 crore from a 4G spectrum auction and conversion fees for technology neutrality. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)…

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Two teachers, 24 students held over ‘question leak’ Two teachers, 24 students 
held over ‘question leak’

A total of 24 examinees and two teachers were arrested over the leakage of Physics question paper of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination in Chittagong, Jamalpur, Dinajpur and Nilphamari…

Metropolis
Boom in flower sale for Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day Boom in flower sale for Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day

Flower farmers and florists across the country have been having a hectic time, as flower sales marked a sharp rise marking the Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day. To celebrate the Pahela…

Biz Capital
CCC to build two terminals costing Tk 1230cr CCC to build two terminals costing Tk 1230cr

Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has taken an initiative to develop two bus and truck terminals in a bid to address traffic congestion and streamline the traffic movement in the port city. …

Editorial
Politicians Should Learn from Khaleda’s Trial Politicians Should Learn from Khaleda’s Trial

During the last one week, the people of Bangladesh were very solicitous over the issue of the verdict of Khaleda’s Zia Orphanage Trust case. Both the BNP and ruling AL remained very busy in establishing…

Business
Call for quick installation of CETP in Savar Call for quick installation 
of CETP in Savar

The purpose of shifting tanneries from Hazaribagh to Savar leather estate went in vain as the authorities concerned failed to make the Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) functional, said speakers…

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Valentine’s Day and an Anatomy of Love Valentine’s Day and an Anatomy of Love

Valentine’s Day is a lover’s festival which traces its history back to the 3rd century Roman priest and physician Saint Valentine who suffered martyrdom during the persecution of Christians…

Asia
Afghan officials, Taliban talk despite wave of violence Afghan officials, Taliban talk despite wave of violence

KABUL: Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks by the terrorists that killed…

World
S African ANC ‘recalls’ Zuma from presidency S African ANC ‘recalls’ Zuma from presidency

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s ANC party confirmed Tuesday it had decided to “recall” scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but said there was no deadline for him to resign,…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Falgun Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Falgun

Cultural arena was celebrated Pahela Falgun, the first day of spring and the month of Falgun in the Bengali calendar across the country on Tuesday with great festivity. Marking the day in a…

Winner
Riyad to lead Tigers in T20, Apu replaces Shakib Riyad to lead Tigers in T20, Apu replaces Shakib

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has made a sudden change with the captaincy for the first match upcoming two-match T20 international series against Sri Lanka, scheduled to start on February 15.…

My Districts
Large-scale riverbed farming in Rajshahi Large-scale riverbed farming in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Farming of crops in char lands (riverbed) has opened up new door of success as most of the growers are now making profit by dint of their bumper production of winter vegetables including…

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