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GPA-5 scorers worried about admission By Other | Last Updated: 8th May, 2018, 00:00

GPA-5 achievers are worried about their admission into renowned colleges due to a seat crisis, as admission process will begin on May 13. Sources said the number of seats in the reputed colleges…

GPA-5 scorers worried about admission

Trash bins being damaged for lack of maintenance

Many waste bins installed by the two Dhaka City Corporations in the city are being destroyed gradually due to lack of maintenance. Within only two years of their installation, a major portion…


4 youths slaughtered in Bogura

Bogura: Four young men were found slaughtered in a paddy field of Baladighi village in Shibganj upazila on Monday. Three of the deceased were identified as Zakaria, 32, son of Jahurul Islam…


Bangabandhu-1 launch now May 10

Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of Bangladesh, will finally be launched from Florida in the United States on May 10. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) chairman…

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AL to face BNP politically AL to face BNP 
politically

Ruling Awami League is least bothered about Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)’s threat of launching anti-government movement after Eid-ul-Fitr festival. Al insiders say their party is…

Metropolis
TIB worries over power plant in forest vicinity TIB worries over power plant in forest vicinity

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed deep concern over the initiative of setting up a coal-fired power plant at Tengragiri reserve forest in Barguna and Power Development Board’s…

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Orientation for newly-enrolled students held at EWU Orientation for newly-enrolled students held

at EWU

The orientation for the newly admitted students for summer semester 2018 was held in different departments of East West University (EWU) at its campus in the city recently. Nearly 1200 students…

Editorial
The Arc of Moral Universe May Be Long, But We’ll Get There in the End - Part 2 The Arc of Moral Universe May Be Long, But We’ll Get There in the End - Part 2

Thankfully, the amnesty does not hold forever for somewhere in the world. Beginning in 2007, many former Khmer Rouge leaders were ordered to stand trial for crimes against humanity. Among them was…

Business
Bangladesh receives $13.5b remittance in 2017 Bangladesh receives $13.5b remittance in 2017

Bangladeshi expatriates sent remittances worth about $13.5 billion in last year (2017) which is equivalent to 6.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Bangladesh received…

Tours & Travels
Engaging youths in Bangladesh tourism Engaging youths in Bangladesh tourism

Like the development of many other sectors, tourism sector requires many incentives and stronger impetus.  Here, the impetus means strong propulsion of tourism within a short time. The youth force…

Asia
S’pore may host Trump-Kim summit in June S’pore may host Trump-Kim summit in June

SEOUL:  US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are likely to meet in Singapore next month, reports said Monday, as anticipation builds for unprecedented talks between the…

World
European powers make last-ditch appeal to save Iran nuke deal European powers make last-ditch appeal to save Iran nuke deal

BERLIN: Britain, France and Germany made a last-ditch appeal Monday to US President Donald Trump not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal as a key deadline approaches, warning that scrapping it would spark…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s 157th birth anniversary Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s 157th birth anniversary

Today is the 157th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore. The cultural arena of the country is all set to celebrate the day with elaborate programmes.  As…

Winner
BCB Academy Cup from May 20 BCB Academy Cup from May 20

In search of new talents for national team in mind, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is organising the inaugural BCB Academy Cup, BCB’s Game Development Committee Chairman Khaled Mahmud confirmed…

My Districts
‘Made-tea’ output increases 70pc in Rangpur ‘Made-tea’ output increases 70pc 
in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Production of ‘made-tea’ increased by 70 percent last year over the previous year in the country’s two northern districts of Panchagarh and Thakurgaon, officials said, reports…

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