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Neo-JMB still a great threat By Other | Last Updated: 9th April, 2018, 00:00

About a dozen top leaders of outlawed outfit Neo-JMB, including several women, are still active in militant activities despite the government’s ongoing crackdown on militancy. The top…

Neo-JMB still a great threat

Graft allegations increase by 38pc

The number of graft allegations received by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) increased by 38 percent while the arrest of suspects in graft cases decreased last year.  The ACC annual…


RMG worker to die for killing Aminul Islam

A Tangail court on Sunday sentenced a readymade garment worker to death for killing labour leader Aminul Islam in 2012. Judge Wahiduzzaman Sikdar of Tangail Special Judges Court handed down…


Students stage demo again

Students and job seekers waged a demonstration at Shahbagh intersection in the capital on Sunday to press home their demand for restricting the quota system in government jobs. Job seekers went…

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Govt to procure 10 lakh tonnes of Boro rice this yr Govt to procure 10 lakh tonnes of Boro rice this yr

The government has set a lower target of procuring 10 lakh tonnes of rice in the upcoming Boro season as the country is likely to see a bumper Boro production this year. This year price of parboiled…

Metropolis
Women recruitment thru’ BCS exam on decline: JS Women recruitment thru’ 
BCS exam on decline: JS

The rate of women recruitment through the BCS examination has declined over the last four BCS tests, reports UNB. The rate of recommended women candidates decreased to only 26.22 percent in…

Sun Extra
‘Chemical’ attack in Syria sparks int’l outrage ‘Chemical’ attack in Syria
sparks int’l outrage

BEIRUT: An alleged chemical attack that left dozens dead in Syria’s rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US President Donald Trump warning there would be a “big…

Editorial
LDC Graduation and A Rights Worker’s View LDC Graduation and A Rights Worker’s View

Once termed as ‘basket case’ by the Western boasters, Bangladesh has got into the highway of graduating from LDC category just recently. Whoever says what, I feel proud of it. And I have…

Business
Indo-Bangla illegal border trade declines Indo-Bangla illegal border trade declines

Illegal trade across the land borders between Bangladesh and Indian has come down substantially in recent days mainly due to close cooperation between the two border forces -- Border Guard Bangladesh…

Asia
Malaysian PM pledges cash, jobs as polls inch closer Malaysian PM pledges cash, jobs as polls inch closer

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday pledged millions of new jobs and more cash for low-income workers, ahead of a tough election battle expected early…

World
70 killed in Syria ‘chemical’ attack 70 killed in Syria ‘chemical’ attack

Douma: At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, rescuers and medics say. Volunteer rescue force the White…

Culturetainment
Tahsan, Mamo pair up again for Pahela Baishakh teledrama Tahsan, Mamo pair up again for Pahela Baishakh teledrama

Audience-admired actor Tahsan Khan and actress Zakia Bari Mamo have paired up again for a Pahela Baishakh tele-drama. The duo will share the screen once again in a new tele-drama titled ‘Sonali…

Winner
Shooter Baki bags silver for Bangladesh Shooter Baki bags silver for Bangladesh

Ace shooter of Bangladesh Abdullah Hel Baki added another feather to his galore claiming the silver medal in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle of the 21st Commonwealth Games at Belmont Shooting Centre…

My Districts
Enhance Aus rice cultivation for food security: Experts Enhance Aus rice cultivation for food security: Experts

RANGPUR: Experts at a workshop here have put importance on enhancing cultivation of short duration Aus rice to gradually replace cultivation of more irrigation water consuming Boro rice for ensuring…

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Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

ISTANBUL: Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks, reports AFP.…

Scitech
BPO: Endless opportunities for Bangladesh BPO: Endless opportunities for Bangladesh

BPO or Business Process Outsourcing has recently become a matter of great curiosity, and interest as well, especially among the youths in Bangladesh. According to experts in this arena, BPO…

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