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Anti-quota protesters return to the street By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 11th April, 2018, 00:00

Protesters returned to the street to continue the demonstration seeking quota reforms despite the government’s assurance that it will come up with a decision by May 7 to bring a logical change…

Anti-quota protesters return to the street

Commuters suffer for anti-quota demo

Traffic came to a halt in the capital on Tuesday as thousands of private university students staged demonstrations by blocking roads to press their demand -- reforms in quota system in public jobs.…


It’s a ploy: AL

Ruling Awami League smells a rat in the recurrence of violence on Dhaka University campus centring the students’ movement for reform of the quota system in government jobs. Terming it…


A move to harm image of the force, govt

A section of Ansar officials and members are out to tarnish the image of the entire force and the government by grabbing lands of common people in Solmaid area under Vatara in the capital. Locals…

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Internal feud may affect AL candidate Internal feud may affect AL candidate

Internal feud in the Gazipur district Awami League may affect the party’s mayoral candidate for the city corporation elections slated for May 15. The longstanding conflict among the leaders…

Metropolis
Leftist parties to nominate single candidates Leftist parties to nominate single candidates

Leftist parties have decided to participate in the upcoming elections in Gazipur and Khulna City Corporations by nominating single candidates. The parties are Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB),…

Biz Capital
CCC moves to fight mosquito menace, waterlogging CCC moves to fight mosquito
menace, waterlogging

Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has taken a special 'crash programme' to check mosquito menace and reduce the long-drawn waterlogging before the upcoming rainy season in the city. Sources…

Editorial
Parental Care Should Not Be Treated As Burden Parental Care Should Not
Be Treated As Burden

I was taken aback while skimming through an online newspaper where it was stated that a government official left her old mother at a railway station having been pressurised by her wife who is a magistrate.…

Business
WB to provide $515m for power transmission WB to provide $515m for power transmission

The World Bank will provide $515 million to Bangladesh to help improve electricity transmission in the country’s eastern region and enhance insurance coverage. The government signed two…

Post-logue
Do-gooders from Distant Lands Do-gooders from Distant Lands

Over the years, Bangladesh has seen a lot of foreign nationals coming forward to contribute to its economic and social progress. Some of them has come and gone, making a contribution in big ways or…

Asia
Xi Jinping warns against ‘Cold War mentality’ Xi Jinping warns against ‘Cold War mentality’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday warned against a “Cold War mentality” as he vowed to open up parts of the country’s economy, reports BBC. His speech at the…

World
Trump vows ‘forceful’ response on Syria Trump vows ‘forceful’ response on Syria

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump was poised Tuesday to decide on possible military action against the Syrian regime, after vowing to respond “forcefully” to the latest alleged chemical…

Culturetainment
Surer Dhara celebrates Bangla New Year through 4-day event Surer Dhara celebrates Bangla New Year through 4-day event

Surer Dhara, a leading cultural organisation in the country, is arranging a four-day gala event from today to welcome the Bangla New Year 1425 as well as celebrating its silver jubilee.  Prime…

Winner
East bowlers rock South Zone in BCL return East bowlers rock South  Zone in BCL return

Veteran batsman Tushar Imran completed his 27th first-class century but East Zone bowlers picked up four late wickets to script South Zone’s spectacular collapse on the opening day of the fourth…

My Districts
Flood-tolerant rice cultivation stressed Flood-tolerant rice cultivation stressed

NETRAKONA: Crop specialists here on Tuesday laid emphasis on cultivating a new submergence tolerant rice variety to face the climate change impacts and ensure food security in Bangladesh, reports BSS.…

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China, Vanuatu deny military base plan China, Vanuatu deny military base plan

BEIJING: Vanuatu and China both insisted Tuesday there were no plans for Beijing to open a military base in the Pacific nation after a report suggesting the Asian giant was pushing the proposal sparked…

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