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Hasina’s leadership lights up country By Other | Last Updated: 3rd April, 2018, 00:00

The visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has helped light up 90 percent households in Bangladesh with electricity, much ahead of the timeframe of 2021 set in the election manifesto…

Hasina’s leadership 
lights up country

Don’t neglect people with autism: PM

Stressing the importance of changing the mentality towards persons with disabilities, including those with autism, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said these people should get the opportunity…


Teesta may come up for discussion

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are likely to sit for a meeting in London in the third week of the current month. Diplomatic sources say a meeting between…


Filing video cases helps prevent illegal parking

A police move to file cases against violators of traffic rules through video cameras is playing a significant role in preventing illegal parking in the capital. Dhaka Metropolitan Police has…

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Govt moves to improve city’s drainage network Govt moves to improve city’s drainage network

The government has taken an initiative of excavating or re-excavating five key canals of Dhaka city to reduce waterlogging and and maintain the natural water flow during the rainy season. The…

Metropolis
TIB decries proposal to gag media over reporting on banks TIB decries proposal 
to gag media over reporting on banks

Terming the Bangladesh Association of Banks’ (BAB) proposal of formulating the Bank Reporting Act as illegal, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday expressed deep concern over…

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18 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base 18 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base

KANO: Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base and two surrounding villages near the flashpoint Nigerian city of Maiduguri overnight, killing at least 18 people and wounding 84, officials said…

Editorial
Responding to Needs of Families Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder Responding to Needs of Families
Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Shuchona Foundation is a not-for-profit policy advocacy, research, and capacity-building organization specializing in neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) and mental health. It is the culmination of…

Business
RMG accessory producers want cut in corporate tax RMG accessory producers want cut in corporate tax

Manufacturers of the country’s garment accessories urged the government to lower corporate tax to 12 per cent in the next budget so that they can remain competitive in the global markets. Currently…

News & Newsmaker
Man dedicates life to rescuing cats Man dedicates life to rescuing cats

Cats get stuck high up in trees all the time, and there’s often no one to call for help, but if you live within an hour’s drive of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, you can rely on Randall Kolb,…

World
Fighters start leaving last rebel pocket of Syria’s Ghouta Fighters start leaving last rebel pocket of Syria’s Ghouta

DAMASCUS: Syria’s regime drew closer to taking full control of Eastern Ghouta on Monday as state media reported that fighters began evacuating from the last rebel-held pocket of the former opposition…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Alamgir Happy birthday, Alamgir

Today marks the 68th birthday of National Film Award-winning veteran actor Mohiuddin Ahmed Alamgir. On this day in 1950, she was born in Dhaka. Alamgir celebrates her birthday today. His fans,…

Winner
Abahani inch closer to clinch DPL trophy Abahani inch closer to clinch DPL trophy

Abahani Limited had one hand on the coveted Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) title with an emphatic 127-run triumph over Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity on Monday to remain on top in their…

My Districts
Awareness among pregnant mothers underscored to fight autism Awareness among pregnant  mothers underscored
to fight autism

RANGPUR: Creating adequate awareness among the pregnant mothers could reduce the risk of autism of the newborn babies, speakers at a post-rally discussion said here on Monday, reports BSS.…

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President apprised of Padma bridge progress President apprised

of Padma bridge

progress

Munshiganj: President Abdul Hamid visited the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project sites in Munshiganj and Shariatpur on Monday, reports UNB. President, now on a two-day tour at Padma Bridge Project…

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