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No more quota: PM By Other | Last Updated: 12th April, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced in parliament on Wednesday that quota in government jobs will be abolished. “As many things are being staged centring the quota system, there is…

No more quota: PM

Tarique asks DU teacher to provoke protest

A telephonic conversation between BNP acting chairperson Tarique Rahman and a teacher of Dhaka University to provoke the protest against quota in government jobs has been detected by the government.…


Public sufferings mount for anti-quota demos

Dhaka traffic came to a halt on Wednesday as thousands of students of public and private universities and colleges continued their demonstrations for the fourth consecutive day blocking roads to press…


Protesters pause demo, decision today

Protesters on Wednesday called off their demonstrations until 10:00am today following the prime minister’s announcement to abolish the quota system for recruitment in public service. Agitating…

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ADB forecasts GDP growth at 7pc ADB forecasts GDP growth at 7pc

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said Bangladesh’s economy may grow by 7 percent in the current fiscal thanks to a rise in consumption and public investment. The Manila-based…

Metropolis
PM for developing latent grassroots talents PM for developing latent grassroots talents

Noting that a nation can go ahead through a proper practice of art, literature and culture, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government is working to spread the exercise across the…

Sun Extra
New trust fund launched at DU New trust

fund launched

at DU

A new trust fund titled “Prof Kazemuddin Ahmed and Dr Saaduddin Md Mamoon Trust Fund” was set up at Dhaka University (DU) for the physically challenged students.   Dr Lala…

Editorial
Quota Revision: A Demand of Time Quota Revision: A Demand of Time

Quota is considered as special privileges to certain class or groups of people because they deserve favours on the basis of certain yardsticks. When strict criteria are the rule rather than exception…

Business
Growth will exceed estimate: Kamal Growth will exceed estimate: Kamal

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday invited the World Bank to sit with BBS and check out its GDP growth assessment mechanism to remove their doubt over the official GDP growth figure.…

Education
A new wave in education A new wave in education

Education is getting out of the boundary of classroom-based learning towards a freer access to knowledge at anytime and anywhere in the world. In the last few years, specifically not more than a decade,…

Asia
S Korea, Japan vow to work on N Korea S Korea, Japan vow to work on N Korea

SEOUL: South Korea and Japan on Wednesday vowed to work closely together on North Korea ahead of the looming inter-Korea summit, but their foreign ministers remained divided over long-standing issues…

World
US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike

BEIRUT: Russian lawmakers say Moscow would view a US airstrike on Syria as a war crime that could trigger a direct military clash between the two former Cold War adversaries, reports AP. Russia’s…

Culturetainment
Nasir Ali’s solo portrait exhibition begins in city Nasir Ali’s solo portrait exhibition begins in city

A solo portrait exhibition titled ‘PHOTOSEUM’ by noted photographer Nasir Ali Mamun began at the Bangladesh National Museum on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Winner
Shooter Shakil claims second silver for Bangladesh Shooter Shakil claims second silver for Bangladesh

Bangladeshi promising shooter Shakil Ahmed clinched the second silver medal for Bangladesh in Men’s 50-metre Pistol in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games at Belmont Shooting Centre in Gold Coast,…

My Districts
Bumper pumpkin yield brings smile to 26 char families Bumper pumpkin yield
brings smile to
26 char families

LALMONIRHAT: Bumper production of pumpkin in the sandy-barren char lands has brought smile to 26 poor families of Dakshin Balapara Kutirpar char village under Aditmari upazila here to change their…

News link
Russian helicopter crash kills 6 in far eastern city Russian helicopter crash kills 6 in far eastern city

MOSCOW: Six people died on Wednesday when a helicopter operated by a local airline crashed in a city in far eastern Russia, investigators said, reports AFP. The Mi-8 helicopter belonging to…

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