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They’re no longer residential By Other | Last Updated: 10th May, 2018, 00:00

Most of the residential areas in the capital have turned into commercial hubs mainly due to setting up of illegal establishments and widespread use of residential properties in commercial purposes.…

They’re no longer residential

‘Personal interests’ behind stay of Gazipur city polls

Personal interests in the commercial areas under Shimulia union of Savar appear to be the key reason for filing of a writ petition, seeking stay of Gazipur city election. Inclusion of six mouzas…


All set for Bangabandhu satellite launch

The launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida is all set for the launching of Bangladesh’s first communications satellite Bangabandhu-1 today. Officials said the first satellite…


Indian SC asks Assam coordinator to publish full NRC list by Jun 30

The Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Assam state coordinator for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) Prateek Hajela to take steps to publish its full list by June 30. A two-member bench…

Back Page
Govt moves to check irregularities Govt moves to check irregularities

The government is going to introduce an online automation system for the registration and renewal of private hospitals, clinics, blood banks, nursing homes and diagnostic centres. The bold move…

Metropolis
Voting in GCC polls not possible on May 15: CEC Voting in GCC polls not possible on May 15: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Wednesday said if the verdict of appeal against the High Court stay order regarding Gazipur city polls goes in favour of the Election Commission, it will…

Sun Extra
Construction of BSMRMU permanent campus to begin this year Construction of BSMRMU permanent campus to begin this year

CHATTOGRAM: Construction works of permanent campus of specialised Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU) will begin in the city’s Hamidchar area by this year. The…

Editorial
Budget in the Election Year Budget in the Election Year

Surprisingly India, Pakistan and Bangladesh present election year budgets this year. An election year budget resembles the idea of political business cycle. This manifests that a budget conveys a sense…

Education
Tagore’s Vision of an Art of Living Tagore’s Vision of an

Art of Living

The 157th birth anniversary is being celebrated by the culturally vibrant Bengalis all over the world. Traditionally, we celebrate 25th Baishakh, with songs, dramatic performances, discussions and…

Business
NEC set to approve Tk1.8tn ADP for next fiscal year NEC set to approve Tk1.8tn ADP for next fiscal year

The National Economic Council (NEC) is set to approve Tk 1.8 trillion (Tk 1,80,869.17 crore) Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the next fiscal (2018-19) including its own fund with transport sector…

Asia
Japan, China, S Korea agree to work on N Korea Japan, China, S Korea agree to work on N Korea

TOKYO: China, Japan and South Korea on Wednesday agreed to cooperate on ending North Korea’s nuclear programme and promoting free trade. The agreements came at the first summit for the…

World
World powers vow to save Iran nuclear deal after US pullout World powers vow to save Iran nuclear deal after US pullout

PARIS: World powers vowed Wednesday to uphold a landmark deal curbing Iran’s nuclear programme after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement, raising fears of a fresh…

Culturetainment
Haldaa, Khaacha to compete at SAARC Film fest Haldaa, Khaacha to compete 
at SAARC Film fest

Two Bangladeshi full-length films titled Haldaa directed by Tauquir Ahmed and Khaacha directed by Akram Khan have been selected for ‘Feature Films’ category in the upcoming SAARC Film Festival…

Winner
Bangladesh retain ISSF title with five golds Bangladesh retain ISSF title with five golds

Bangladesh Archers enlightened the stage with brilliant all-round performance as they 2nd ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship with five gold medals at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium…

My Districts
Call for social awareness to prevent thalassemia Call for social awareness

to prevent thalassemia

RANGPUR: Health experts at a discussion have laid emphasis on creating social awareness and inspiring the youths to conduct blood tests before getting married to prevent the genetically inherited disease…

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