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Drug dealing still rife By Other | Last Updated: 20th June, 2018, 00:00

Yaba and other narcotic drugs are still sold at different places despite the ongoing anti-drug crackdown across the country. Many alleged that drugs like Yaba sell at lanes, by-lanes and even…

Drug dealing still rife

Japan enjoy stunning victory

SARANSK:  Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup, reports…


Adjustment of interest rate needed: Experts

The government should adjust interest rate between savings certificate and general banking to fight liquidity crisis following the proposed budget, economists opined. They also appreciated the…


2.68 lakh acres of woodland under illegal occupation

About 2.68 lakh acres of woodland across the country is under illegal occupation. Environment and Forest Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud revealed the information in a reply to a query from ruling…

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68m people displaced in 2017: UN 68m people displaced
in 2017: UN

GENEVA: A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday, reports AFP. By…

Metropolis
Hectic electioneering ahead of GCC polls Hectic electioneering ahead of GCC polls

Gazipur: With not many days remaining for the Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) polls, all the mayoral, councilor candidates and women candidates for reserve seats are already in the field for seeking…

Biz Capital
New water treatment plant goes into operation next month New water treatment plant goes into operation next month

The under-construction '90-MLD Madunaghat Water Treatment Plant' is likely to go into generation to ease the increasing demand of water in the port city from next month. It will increase…

Editorial
Bangladesh Stands Out as a Beacon of Hope and Inspiration Bangladesh Stands Out as a Beacon 
of Hope and Inspiration

Tragically, more than 68 million people worldwide have been forced from their homes and are in need of generous hearts to help them through challenging times.              …

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Campaign for Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh Campaign for Financial 
Inclusion in Bangladesh

Beginning in the late 2000s, Bangladesh’s campaign for financial inclusion was led by the central bank as a strategic instrument for increasing savings habit, alleviating poverty, improving household…

Business
Trade bodies hail IBBL’s move to bring down interest rate Trade bodies hail IBBL’s move 
to bring down interest rate

Privately-run Islami Bank Limited is going to bring down the interest rate to a single digit which is widely appreciated by the business community. The bank authorities will introduce the new…

Asia
Floods, landslides kill 11 in Myanmar Floods, landslides kill 11 in Myanmar

Yangon: At least 11 people have died as several parts of Myanmar have been facing floods and landslides due to heavy rains in recent weeks, authorities said Tuesday, reports Anadolu Agency. …

World
Merkel, Macron search for reforms to halt EU ‘disintegration’ Merkel, Macron search for reforms to halt EU ‘disintegration’

MESEBERG: German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to hammer out reforms that can stop the “disintegration” of the European Union, torn by populist…

Culturetainment
Purnima, Emon, Nirab to share in telefilm titled ‘Portrait’ Purnima, Emon, Nirab to share in telefilm titled ‘Portrait’

National Award winning actress Purnima, Bangladeshi film actor Emon, popular model-actor Nirab have worked together in an Eid telefilm. The trio will be seen sharing screen in a telefilm titled…

Winner
Ronaldo seeks encore against Morocco Ronaldo seeks encore against Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics for Portugal against a Morocco side licking their wounds after a crushing last-gasp defeat. A hat-trick from the…

My Districts
35,000 students at risk of accident as Lakshmipur schools in bad shape 35,000 students at risk of accident as Lakshmipur schools in bad shape

LAKSHMIPUR: More than 35,000 students of almost 125 primary schools in five upazilas of the district are attending classes inside dilapidated buildings amid heightened risk of an accident occurring,…

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Dozens missing after ferry sinks on Indonesian crater lake Dozens missing after ferry sinks on Indonesian crater lake

SIMALUNGUN: Rescuers searched Indonesia’s Lake Toba on Tuesday for dozens of passengers still missing after a ferry capsized at the popular tourist destination, reports AFP.  Anguished…

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