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President steps in to combat the ill By Other | Last Updated: 16th April, 2018, 00:00

President Abdul Hamid has given 16-point guidelines for the private universities to rein in irregularities and corruption. Hamid, also the chancellor of all the universities in the country,…

President steps in 
to combat the ill

Four killed as train derails in Tongi

At least four people were killed and 26 others injured as a Dhaka-bound passenger train from Jamalpur derailed in Tongi area of Gazipur on Sunday. Train service between Dhaka and other parts…


Janata best state-owned bank in many indexes

Staff Correspondent Janata Bank, the second largest financial institution of the country, is holding the first position among the state-owned banks in terms of making profit, maintaining low…


Bangladesh dismisses news of Rohingya family return

Bangladesh authorities on Sunday dismissed the much-circulated news of the repatriation of a five-member Muslim Rohingya family to Myanmar as ‘not based on the fact’. “This…

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Vow to defeat evil forces Vow to defeat 
evil forces

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1425, was celebrated across the country on Saturday with much fanfare, festivity and enthusiasm, with a vow to defeat all the evil forces. People…

Metropolis
No extortionist to be spared: Minister No extortionist to be spared: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said the government will show zero tolerance to the extortionists even if he or she is a police member or civilian. “The law enforcement agencies will not…

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BGB celebrates Pahela Baishakh BGB celebrates Pahela Baishakh

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) organised different programms at its headquarters at Pilkhana in the capital on Saturday to celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year.    …

Editorial
Local Governance in Bangladesh and Role of Stakeholders Local Governance in Bangladesh and Role of Stakeholders

Local governance is an integral part of the national governance process. Effective governance at the local level contributes substantially to good governance of the country. It also integrates the…

Business
World following Digital Bangladesh: Joy World following Digital Bangladesh: Joy

Bangladesh is the country that makes national development plan based on technological transformation as the country initiated the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ vision around ten years ago, said…

Asia
China, Japan ministers pave way for rare summits China, Japan ministers pave way for rare summits

TOKYO: The leaders of China and Japan are expected to pay reciprocal visits as relations between their countries warm, the Japanese foreign minister said on Sunday. After rare talks with his…

World
Hundreds protest in US against military operation in Syria Hundreds protest in US against military operation in Syria

LOS ANGELES: Hundreds of people held an emergency protest Saturday evening in downtown Los Angeles in response to the US-led airstrikes on Syria the night before. Waving a huge Syrian national…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Baishakh Cultural arena celebrates Pahela Baishakh

The cultural arena across the country celebrated Pahela Baishakh with an array of cultural programmes. Cultural and musical groups started off the first day of the Bangla year with songs and…

Winner
Commonwealth Games spin to a close Commonwealth Games spin to a close

Usain Bolt took a turn as DJ as the Gold Coast said goodbye to the Commonwealth Games on Sunday after an 11-day tournament where Australia topped the medals table by a distance. Bolt made a…

My Districts
Pahela Baishakh celebrated in districts Pahela Baishakh celebrated in districts

People from all walks of life across the country bring out colourful Mongol Shovajatra (procession of good wishes) on Saturday in celebration of Pahela Baishakh. Pahela Baishakh, the first day…

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Two killed in Afghan-Pak cross-border gunfight Two killed in Afghan-Pak

cross-border gunfight

KHOST: A cross-border gunfight between Afghan and Pakistani security forces on Sunday left at least two people dead, officials from both countries said, amid simmering tensions between the neighbours.…

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Facebook tweaks privacy tools over data leak Facebook tweaks privacy tools over data leak

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has adjusted privacy settings to give users more control over their information in a few taps, it said on Wednesday, after an outcry over a whistleblower's…

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