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Unfit buses set to run for Eid trips By Other | Last Updated: 5th June, 2018, 00:00

Transport owners are hectically repairing and refurbishing their rundown and faulty passenger buses at different workshops in the capital for carrying passengers during the rush of Eid holidaymakers.…

Unfit buses set to 
run for Eid trips

Karnaphuli in death throes

CHATTOGRAM: Massive pollution and encroachment continue to pose a serious threat to the river Karnaphuli, the lifeline of the port city, in absence of effective measures by the authorities concerned.…


Investment, job likely to get priority in FY19

Like fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18), increasing investment and creating jobs are likely to be the main focus when finance minister AMA Muhith presents the national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 (FY19)…


Stocks on downward curve

The country’s capital market is facing another phase of instability with no sign of revival soon, lingering the worries of retail investors. Foreign investors are on a selling spree for…

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Female migrant workers’ tale of woes in S Arabia Female migrant workers’ tale of woes in S Arabia

Kulsum Begum, a resident of Mirpur-11 in the capital, was lured by a broker that she would get a job of a domestic help in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in exchange of Tk 20,000 as her monthly…

Metropolis
EU for proper investigation into deaths of ‘criminals’ EU for proper investigation into deaths of ‘criminals’

The European Union delegation and the EU Heads of Mission in Bangladesh on Monday said they expect the authorities to ensure that all incidents involving the deaths of alleged criminal suspects are…

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BUP holds 10th senate meeting BUP holds 10th senate meeting

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) held its 10th annual senate meeting at its campus in the capital on Monday, a press release reads. In the meeting, BUP treasurer Air Commodore Abdus…

Editorial
The Badr Day and Felonious Al-Badr Force of 1971 (Part - 1) The Badr Day and Felonious Al-Badr Force of 1971 (Part - 1)

On the 17th day of Ramadan i.e. on June 3, 2018 fell the majuscule Al-Badr Day and on this day of 1400 years back, the Battle of Badr, the first major battle between the Muslims under the leadership…

Business
Inflation eases to 5.57pc in May Inflation eases to 5.57pc in May

Consumer goods prices dropped in the country last month as overall inflation came down to 5.57 percent from 5.63 percent a month ago thanks to falling food prices following arrival of   new…

Tours & Travels
Tourism during Eid holidays Tourism during Eid holidays

Eid is the largest festival of Muslim Ummah. After a month of holy Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr approaches us with much ecstasy. In Bangladesh Eid-ul-Fitr is observed with much fervour and in the participation…

Asia
US, China tussle over Tiananmen anniversary US, China tussle over Tiananmen anniversary

BEIJING: China lashed out at the United States on Monday after Washington marked the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen protests by urging Beijing to disclose how many people were killed in the crackdown,…

World
25 die as Guatemala volcano erupts 25 die as Guatemala volcano erupts

EL RODEO: A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred…

Culturetainment
Chanchal, Mehazabien team up for Sur Bibagi Chanchal, Mehazabien 
team up for Sur Bibagi

National Film Award winning actor Chanchal Chowdhury and popular actress Mehazabien Chowdhury have paired up again in an Eid telefilm.  Audience will see Chanchal and Mehazabien in the…

Winner
Neuer in Germany WC squad, Sane left out Neuer in Germany WC squad, Sane left out

Germany have included 2014 World Cup-winning captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in their final squad for the 2018 tournament, even though he has only just returned from a long-term absence through…

My Districts
Bumper Amrapali mango yield brings smile to growers in Khagrachhari  Bumper Amrapali mango yield brings smile to growers in Khagrachhari

KHAGRACHHARI: Bum-per output of Amrapali mangoes in Khagrachhari hill district has brought smile to the local growers of the summer fruit this season.   Different species of mangoes…

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Taiwan president calls for democracy in China Taiwan president calls for democracy in China

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen called on China to “face up” to the violent Tiananmen Square crackdown on the 29th anniversary of the tragedy, saying the island’s democratisation…

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