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People want new budget to rein in soaring living cost By Other | Last Updated: 4th June, 2018, 00:00

Common people hope that the upcoming budget for 2018-19 fiscal year will rein in the soaring living cost and create new job opportunities. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to place the…

People want new budget to rein in soaring living cost

Build social movement against drug abuse: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called upon the people to build a social movement against drug abuse to protect the country’s next generation. “A social movement was built…


CPD for curbing import of fancy, zero-duty goods

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Sunday suggested a temporary restriction on import of fancy and zero-duty products in new budget, fearing that the facilities may stoke capital flight ahead of the…


Kutupalong Rohingya camp at risk of landslide in rains

Risk is looming for the Rohingyas living at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar with the monsoon approaching as the camp is vulnerable to landslide. A recent study has found that 7.58 percent…

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Substandard vermicelli floods city markets Substandard vermicelli 
floods city markets

Adulterated vermicelli has flooded different markets in the capital ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, posing a serious threat to public health. As…

Metropolis
Steps taken to improve service quality of police: IGP Steps taken to improve service quality of police: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Javed Patwary on Sunday said several effective steps have been taken to improve the quality of service in the police stations, aiming to build a people friendly…

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Cambodia’s free press under fire, ‘China model’ makes inroads Cambodia’s free press under fire, ‘China model’ makes inroads

PHNOM PENH: As Cambodia’s once-robust press freedom comes under attack, Chinese-linked outlets have found new footing ahead of July elections, pushing the country’s media toward an authoritarian…

Editorial
Disaster Management in Bangladesh: Need for a Multi Stakeholder Approach  Disaster Management in Bangladesh: Need for a Multi Stakeholder Approach

Disasters especially natural are quite common in Bangladesh. In fact, the country is well known in the international arena as a natural disaster prone country. The country’s geographical location…

Business
Promote Nepal-Bangladesh bilateral trade: Speakers Promote Nepal-Bangladesh bilateral trade: Speakers

Businessmen and policy makers on Sunday called for exploring opportunities in trade, business and investment between Bangladesh and Nepal. Speaking at a roundtable in Nepal, experts also discussed…

Asia
Nearly half of Afghan children out of school: UN Nearly half of Afghan children out of school: UN

KABUL: Nearly half of Afghanistan’s children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report Sunday, reports AFP. …

World
N Korea to get relief only after verifiable denuclearisation steps N Korea to get relief only after verifiable
denuclearisation steps

SINGAPORE: North Korea will not get any sanctions relief until it has demonstrated “irreversible” steps to denuclearisation, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday, reports AFP. …

Culturetainment
Bobita, Champa honoured in Kolkata Bobita, Champa honoured in Kolkata

Legendary actress Farida Akhter Bobita and her sister popular actress Champa have received 17th Tele-Cine Award in Kolkata. Bobita has been awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award and Champa…

Winner
Germany crash to Austria on Neuer’s comeback Germany crash to Austria on Neuer’s comeback

Manuel Neuer looks set to go to the World Cup, but Germany’s goalkeeper was unable to prevent his team crashing 2-1 to Austria on his comeback on Saturday. Neuer has proven his fitness…

My Districts
Shoe makers passing busy times ahead of Eid Shoe makers passing busy times ahead of Eid

RAJSHAHI: Shoe makers and labourers are passing their busy time in Kaluhati village in the district with the hope of marketing their finished products during the Eid markets, reports BSS. Consumer’s…

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Italy’s Salvini in Sicily to push new hard line on migration Italy’s Salvini in Sicily to push new hard line on migration

POZZALLO: Italy’s new hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini will be in Sicily Sunday to push the anti-immigration platform that propelled him to power at one of the country’s main landing…

Scitech
Apps for Ramadan Apps for Ramadan

Muslims around the world have given up food and water from day break to after the evening prayers as the Holy Month of Ramadan begun. Devotees make physical sacrifices to attain spiritual rewards.…

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