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No progress in turning UGC into higher edn commission By Other | Last Updated: 3rd June, 2018, 00:00

Little progress has been made in turning the University Grants Commission (UGC) into a higher education commission due mainly to ‘negligence’ on the part of officials concerned. UGC,…

No progress in turning UGC into higher edn commission

AL gives green signal to mayoral aspirants

The ruling Awami League has given green signal to its three potential mayoral candidates for the upcoming elections to Barishal, Sylhet and Rajshahi city corporations. Insiders say three mayoral…


Tax cut likely in next budget to spur investment

The upcoming budget is likely to stipulate a set of tax cuts and benefits as the government wants to put more focus on fostering investment and development in the run-up to the national election.…

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Experts for introducing nat’l health insurance Experts for introducing 
nat’l health insurance

The government should introduce national health insurance in the country to provide proper health care for all people and to ensure universal health coverage for all, experts said. They said…

Metropolis
‘Bangladesh hit hard by global warming’ ‘Bangladesh hit hard by global warming’

Sweden Ambassador in Dhaka Charlotta Schlyter visited the initiative of Gender Responsive Climate Change Adaptation at Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha Upazila in Khulna District on Friday. During…

Editorial
Escalating Elder Abuse in Bangladesh Escalating Elder Abuse in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is aging. Along with growth of the senior population, elder abuse is also increasing rapidly. The average life expectancy in Bangladesh has shot up from 46 years in 1960 to 73 years in 2017…

Opinion
Let us fulfill the dreams of Mayor Annisul Huq  Let us fulfill the dreams of Mayor Annisul Huq

On 30th May, it has been six months since the decease of iconic Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Annisul Huq. Within less than half of his five-year tenure as a mayor he did many remarkable…

Business
High tax barrier to housing sector dev High tax barrier to 
housing sector dev

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Saturday extended his support to entrepreneurs’ demand for reduction in flat registration costs in housing sector. “15 percent tax on flat registration…

Asia
Mattis accuses China of S China Sea ‘coercion’ Mattis accuses China of S China Sea ‘coercion’

SINGAPORE: China’s military build-up in the South China Sea and its deployment of high-end weapons systems in the disputed waterway is designed to intimidate and coerce neighbours, US Defense…

World
Socialist Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish PM Socialist Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish PM

MADRID: Spain’s Socialist chief Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a historic no-confidence vote sparked by fury over corruption woes…

Culturetainment
Debi to hit cinemas on September 7 Debi to hit cinemas 
on September 7

Jaya Ahsan’s debut production Debi will hit cinemas on September 7. National Film Award winning actor Chanchal Chowdhury on Friday announced the release date of the film.  The movie…

Winner
DU halls adorned with WC colours DU halls adorned with WC colours

Only a few days are left for the most popular and biggest sporting event on earth — the FIFA World Cup 2018. The whole world is getting hyped and prepared for the 21st edition of the sporting…

My Districts
Mango trading gains momentum in Rajshahi, C’nawabganj Mango trading gains momentum in Rajshahi, C’nawabganj

RAJSHAHI: Mango trading has started gaining momentum in different markets of Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts with appearing varieties of the seasonal fruit along with rushing buyers from across…

Campus
Preparing our youth for the future Preparing our youth for the future

When the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman successfully led the nation to the harbour of freedom, at the cost of three million martyrs, he felt the necessity of golden citizens…

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Italy’s new PM Conte begins work Italy’s new PM Conte begins

work

ROME: Italy’s new prime minister Giuseppe Conte attended a military parade on his first full day in office Saturday, while his outspoken deputy Matteo Salvini was to head to Sicily as part of…

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