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PM urges OIC to keep up int’l pressure on Myanmar By Other | Last Updated: 6th May, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the member states of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to keep up international pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh.…

PM urges OIC to keep up 
int’l pressure on Myanmar

Hybrid rice sets new record in production

BRRI Hybrid-5, a hybrid rice variety developed by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, delivered a record yield of 10 tonnes per hectare. The maximum production from other hybrid varieties ranges…


Hasina, Modi to open Bangladesh Bhaban at Visva-Bharati

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to inaugurate the Bangladesh Bhaban on the Visva-Bharati University campus in Kolkata late…


Next budget to focus on dev targeting polls

The government has finalised the size of the next fiscal’s budget at Tk 468,200 crore (4.68 trillion) with a special focus on development outcomes targeting upcoming national election. The…

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Political deadlock deepens Political deadlock deepens

Political deadlock over the next national election has deepened as the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP stick to their guns about the system of holding the polls. The AL has been saying…

Metropolis
Bangladesh to work with KSA to root out terrorism: President Bangladesh to work with KSA to root out terrorism: President

Mentioning Bangladesh’s zero tolerance stance against terrorism and violent extremism, President M Abdul Hamid said on Saturday the country is firm to work with the world community to fight against…

Editorial
Highlights & Observation on the 2nd Cycle UPR Highlights & Observation on the 2nd Cycle UPR

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as we all know is a state-driven exercise but due to its very nature, UPR permits institutes like NHRC and civil society to advocate and to take part in implementation…

Business
DCCI for slashing corporate tax DCCI for slashing corporate tax

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Tuesday urged the government to cut the existing corporate tax rates and increase the income tax thresholds in the ensuing budget for fiscal year…

Opinion
Bangladesh-Myanmar dialogues and the zero line Bangladesh-Myanmar dialogues and the zero line

Presently the Rohingya issue is one of the topmost discussed issues between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the present day world scenario. Actually the Rohingya crisis is a century old problem where the…

World
Israeli troops fire shots, tear gas at Gaza protesters Israeli troops fire shots, tear gas at Gaza protesters

GAZA CITY: Dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire on Friday as thousands returned to the Gaza border for a sixth week of protests that have seen nearly 50 demonstrators killed.…

Culturetainment
Three popular faces together for Kono Ek Boroshai Three popular faces together for Kono Ek Boroshai

Three popular artistes of the country Tariq Anam Khan, Dolly Johur and Suborna Mustafa will share the screen together in an Eid special drama. Audience will be seen this trio in the drama titled…

Winner
ISSF Int’l Solidarity Archery starts today ISSF Int’l Solidarity 
Archery starts today

The second Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) International Solidarity Archery Championship-2018 will begin at Moulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium in the capital today. Bangladesh…

My Districts
Bumper crop production makes char people happy Bumper crop production makes char people happy

RANGPUR: The riverside and char people are happy now after getting bumper production of various crops cultivated on the dried-up riverbeds and char lands in Rangpur agriculture region this season,…

Campus
BCS Exam – How to overcome it BCS Exam – How to overcome it

The Bangladesh Civil Service Examination is the only gateway to what is called a class-1 gazetted post(cadre service). In this country, more specifically to state, a country like ours encumbered with…

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Hush payment to porn star creates legal storm for Trump Hush payment to porn star creates legal storm for Trump

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s alleged hush payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels has become a new legal challenge for the White House, grabbing headlines from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s…

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