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Football WC kicks off amid gala show By Not defined | Last Updated: 15th June, 2018, 00:00

MOSCOW:  The World Cup kicked off in Russia Thursday as the host nation took on Saudi Arabia in front of 80,000 people in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament…

Football WC kicks off amid gala show

Eid rush begins

Eid holidaymakers rushed to bus and rail stations and launch terminals to reach their country homes soon after the close of their offices on Thursday. Gabtali, Sayedabad and Mohakhali bus stations,…


Eid tomorrow if moon sighted today

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in Bangladesh tomorrow (Saturday) if the new crescent moon of Shawal month is sighted today. The national…


BNP trying to make Khaleda’s treatment a political issue, says Quader

Ruling Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday alleged that Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has been trying to make Khaleda Zia’s treatment ‘a political issue’.…

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ATMs go dry across capital ATMs go dry across capital

Many automated teller machines (ATM) in the capital ran out of cash on Thursday, leaving cardholders in a state of inconvenience as they could not draw money to proceed with their plans before the…

Metropolis
Dhaka for peaceful use of oceans Dhaka for peaceful
use of oceans

As a party to UNCLOS, Bangladesh has always emphasised on the peaceful use of the oceans, the equitable and efficient utilisation of the resources, the conservation of the living resources and the…

Eid Special
Eid: Enjoyment and Equality Eid: Enjoyment and Equality

After a month of fasting, restraint and prayers, the grand occasion for Muslims all over the world has again arrived brining a message of happiness and peace. This is a reward for the believers who…

Sun Extra
Older persons’ financial abuse rampant: UN Older persons’ financial
abuse rampant: UN

UN independent expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons Rosa Kornfeld-Matte on Thursday said all must be more vigilant and report suspected cases of abuse of older people, including…

Editorial
Public Projects, Tender and Financial Loss Public Projects, Tender
and Financial Loss

Last week I went to the office of one businessman, who, five years ago, came to meet me at my office in Kuala Lumpur. After exchange of usual courtesies, we talked about a number of issues from business…

Business
Japan to provide $1.8b for 6 projects Japan to provide $1.8b for 6 projects

Japan will provide $1.8 billion or nearly Tk 15,326 crore to Bangladesh under its 39th official development assistance (ODA) loan package to help implement six large projects including the Jamuna Rail…

Asia
N Korea sanctions remain until entire denuclearisation: Pompeo N Korea sanctions remain until 
entire denuclearisation: Pompeo

BEIJING: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un understands that denuclearisation must happen “quickly”, but he warned there are still risks…

World
120 countries at UN condemn Israel over Gaza violence 120 countries at UN condemn Israel over Gaza violence

UN: The UN General Assembly on Wednesday adopted by a strong majority of 120 countries an Arab-backed resolution condemning Israel for Palestinian deaths in Gaza and rejected a US bid to blame Hamas…

Culturetainment
Special TV programmes to mark Eid Special TV programmes to mark Eid

Different television channels of the country have chalk out elaborate programme to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. The channels will telecast special programmes like teleplays, drama series, musical shows,…

Winner
‘Group of Death’ and teams which should be afraid in 2018 ‘Group of Death’ and teams which should be afraid in 2018

At every major tournament teams hope to avoid being drawn in a ‘Group of Death’. The sinistrous moniker is used to describe a group that is felt to be particularly difficult and there have…

My Districts
Barind drought-hit families now happy with safe water supply Barind drought-hit families now happy with safe water supply

RAJSHAHI: Pawlina Mormu, 35, wife of Nitai Mormu of Jamtara village under Godagri upazila in the district, is now happy with the safe drinking water supply facilities, reports BSS. “We…

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Spain’s new culture minister quits over tax fraud Spain’s new culture minister quits over tax fraud

MADRID: Spain’s culture and sports minister Maxim Huerta resigned Wednesday after it emerged he has been fined for tax fraud, in a blow to the Socialist government that took over only last week,…

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