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AL sweeps to victory By Other | Last Updated: 16th May, 2018, 00:00

Ruling Awami League candidate Tulukder Abdul Khaleque won a crushing victory in the Khulna mayoral election on Tuesday, according to first-hand results. The results show that Khaleque got 1,76,902…

AL sweeps to victory

Widely consumed 36 food items fail quality test

Samples of 36 food items, which are widely consumed during the holy month of Ramadan, failed to qualify the standards set by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI), Industries Minister…


Include people with disabilities in dev process

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the international community to include the persons with disabilities in the development and disaster risk management process. “Bangladesh…


Bangabandhu satellite launch celebrated

The government on Tuesday celebrated the successful launch of the country’s first commercial satellite, Bangabandhu-1, in the orbit with much fanfare and festivity. Marking the occasion,…

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BIBM sees liquidity crisis ahead BIBM sees liquidity crisis ahead

Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) predicts an imminent liquidity crisis in the banking sector due to an alarming rise in credit flow against the deposit.  A recent study conducted…

Metropolis
Keep BNP, Jamaat away from state power: PM Keep BNP, Jamaat away from state power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged all to remain alert so that BNP and Jamaat cannot return to power as they were engaged in killings, creating militants and serial bomb blasts in 500 places…

Biz Capital
Price of onion soars, others stable in Ctg markets Price of onion soars, others
stable in Ctg markets

Price of essential commodity onion soared remarkably at retail markets ahead of the holy Ramadan in the port city. However, prices of others including gram (chickpea) and khesari (pulse) are…

Editorial
Bangabandhu Satellite-1: A Dream Turns into a Reality Bangabandhu Satellite-1: A Dream Turns into a Reality

Since we are now living in the digital era, life has become very onerous without internet and modern telecommunication system that have transformed into an instrument of attaining economic development.…

Post-logue
Demystification of Bangabandhu’s ‘Bengalee Muslim’ Demystification of Bangabandhu’s 
‘Bengalee Muslim’

As a man, what concerns mankind concerns me. As a Bengalee, I am deeply involved in all that concerns Bengalees. This abiding involvement is born and nourished by love, enduring love, which gives meaning…

Business
CPD for improving labour standards CPD for improving labour standards

Bangladesh needs to upgrade its labour standard aligned with ILO conventions to get GSP-plus facilities in the EU market to face challenges arising out from LDC graduation, suggested Centre for Policy…

Asia
Mahathir to stay up to 2 years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib Mahathir to stay up to 2 years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vowed not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for…

World
Arab League calls on ICC to investigate ‘Israeli crimes’ Arab League calls on ICC to
investigate ‘Israeli crimes’

CAIRO: The Arab League’s Permanent Committee on Human Rights on Tuesday urged the International Criminal Court prosecutor to urgently investigate “the crimes of the Israeli occupation”…

Culturetainment
Ananta Jalil gets back to business Ananta Jalil gets back to business

Putting an end to all the hypes and speculations, famous actor, producer and director Ananta Jalil is going to stage a stylish comeback to Dhallywood again.  Ananta Jalil is all set to start filming…

Winner
Mushfiq to miss Netherlands in FIFA World Cup 2018 Mushfiq to miss Netherlands in FIFA World Cup 2018

In a country that has seen cricket dominate the sporting headlines for many years, football is another name of passion and madness among the people of races here, especially when the FIFA World Cup…

My Districts
Farmers start cropping diversity in Barind region Farmers start cropping diversity in Barind region

RAJSHAHI: Farmers have started cropping diversity after the best uses of new and modern technologies and seeds in this region including its vast barind tract in the wake of adverse impact of climate…

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N Koreans visit Beijing to learn about China’s reforms N Koreans visit Beijing to learn about China’s reforms

BEIJING: A North Korean delegation has visited Beijing to learn about China’s experience in economic reform and opening up, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, the latest diplomatic outreach by…

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