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Dhaka traffic in a mess By Other | Last Updated: 4th May, 2018, 00:00

The plight of passengers travelling on the route between Kuril Biswa Road and Malibagh rail gate knows no bound as long tailback has become a permanent phenomenon on this busy road. Travelling…

Dhaka traffic in a mess

US to keep up pressure on Myanmar

US President Donald Trump has assured Bangladesh of continuing its pressure on Myanmar to create necessary conditions for the safe and voluntary return of the Rohingyas to their homeland. Trump…


Internal feud worries AL

Ruling Awami League appears worried by the party’s internal feuds ahead of the upcoming elections to Gazipur and Khulna city corporations scheduled for May 15. AL insiders say it will…


Continue drives against drugs PM asks RAB

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday gave directives to Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to continue its drives against drug abuse as this menace is spreading fast in society. “We’ve…

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Migration restrictions may affect country’s food security Migration restrictions may affect country’s food security

Increased restrictions on international migration by primary host countries may affect food security in high-migrant source countries like Bangladesh, the International Food Policy Research Institute…

Metropolis
Specialised hospital for labours soon: Mujibul Specialised hospital for
labours soon: Mujibul

State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque on Tuesday said construction work of a specialised hospital for labours will begin soon at Chashara in Narayanganj, reports BSS. “The…

Sun Extra
DSCC to repair damaged roads by June DSCC to repair damaged 
roads by June

The authority of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has started repairing the damaged roads of the city to make those fit for vehicular movement before June next, reports BSS. “The repair…

Editorial
Expectations from People’s Representatives Expectations from People’s Representatives

I would like to start this writing by citing two recent examples of our neighbouring country India. Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, a career scientist, was the 11th President of India (2002-2007). He died from…

Business
Diversify agro-products to boost exports: Matia Diversify agro-products to boost exports: Matia

Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury on Thursday highlighted the urgency for diversification of agricultural products to boost their exports. “We do not have other options, but to…

Our faith
Getting prepared for Ramadan Getting prepared for Ramadan

The glorious month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to get forgiveness from Allah (SWT). It is mentioned in Hadiths that the doors of Allah's mercy remain opened for Muslims with the start of…

Asia
Kim reiterates commitment to denuclearisation Kim reiterates commitment to denuclearisation

BEIJING: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reiterated a commitment to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula at a meeting with a senior Chinese envoy in Pyongyang, China’s Foreign Ministry said.…

World
Don’t quit Iran nuclear deal Don’t quit Iran nuclear deal

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged Donald Trump not to walk away from an international deal designed to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. Speaking to the BBC, Guterres said…

Culturetainment
Nisho, Mehazabien tame up for Nirabota Nisho, Mehazabien tame up for Nirabota

Popular actor Afran Nisho and actress Mehazabien Chowdhury paired up again. The audience acclaimed duo will share the screen at a tele-drama titled ‘Nirabota’ under the direction…

Winner
Bashundhara Kings Cup kicks off Bashundhara Kings
Cup kicks off

The biggest football tournament of Rangpur Division, Bashundhara Kings Cup Football Tournament-2018 is all set to start today in Rangpur aiming to restore footballs’ lost popularity. Bashundhara…

My Districts
Rangpur farmers expect bumper litchi yield Rangpur farmers expect bumper litchi yield

RANGPUR: Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) and farmers are expecting bumper litchi production following excellent growth of the tender fruit this season in Rangpur agriculture…

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