daily sun | print version

Front Page
Some authorised dealers behind illegal arms trade By Other | Last Updated: 22nd June, 2018, 00:00

A number of authorised arms dealers are reportedly selling illegal firearms for making a quick buck due to weak monitoring by the authorities concerned. Police sources said firearms are being…

Some authorised dealers 
behind illegal arms trade

Grass roots to portray party’s real picture before PM

Awami League grass-roots leaders are taking preparations for portraying the real picture of their ruling party before its president Sheikh Hasina at a special extended meeting tomorrow. They…


Argentina on brink of World Cup exit

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD: Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday. Second-half goals from Ante Rebic,…


Australia draw with Denmark

SAMARA: Australia captain Mile Jedinak hit a second-half VAR-assisted penalty to secure a 1-1 World Cup draw with Denmark on Thursday that left the Socceroos' last-16 hopes hanging by a thread,…

Back Page
Bangabandhu-1 to go for commercial operation in Sept Bangabandhu-1 to go for commercial 
operation in Sept

Commercial operations of Bangabandhu satellite will begin from early September thanks to the successful completion of the orbit test (IOT) last week, officials said. “We have already advertised…

Metropolis
MCCI, PRI unhappy with tax cut only for banks MCCI, PRI unhappy with 
tax cut only for banks

Speakers at a function on Thursday said the budgetary move to cut corporate tax only for banks and financial institutions is disappointing as other sectors will deprive of this privilege. Calling…

Sun Extra
Fishes dying in Halda Fishes dying in Halda

CHATTOGRAM: Fishes of different species have been dying in the river Halda, the country’s lone fish spawning centre, over the last three days. Other aquatic animals were also found floating…

Editorial
Budget from an Economist’s Perspective Budget from an Economist’s Perspective

At the very outset, an economist on a macro perspective scrutinises the budget size to ascertain the monetary balance in the whole budget exercise. An annual budget is the operational instrument of…

Business
Rooppur NPP to be completed within time frame: Khazin Rooppur NPP to be completed 
within time frame: Khazin

The initial phase of the construction of the first unit of the country’s first ever Nuclear Power Plant at Rooppur is already over, and the license for construction of the second unit is expected…

Our faith
Life after Ramadan Life after Ramadan

A few days have passed since millions of Muslims have left the noble month of Ramadan which was a true school of transformation in which we change our actions, habits and manners. Because, the main…

Asia
Japan halts missile drills after S’pore summit: Reports Japan halts missile drills after S’pore  summit: Reports

TOKYO: Japan has halted evacuation drills simulating a North Korean missile attack in the wake of historic talks between Washington and Pyongyang, local media reported Thursday. Government officials…

World
Trump orders halt to family separations Trump orders halt to family separations

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow…

Culturetainment
World Music Day celebrated World Music Day celebrated

The World Music Day was celebrated in the country like elsewhere in the world on Thursday. Marking the day in a befitting manner, singers, musicians and cultural organisations organised separate…

Winner
Neymar fit for Brazil after World Cup injury fears Neymar fit for Brazil after World Cup injury fears

Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica on Friday despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed. The world’s most expensive player was given a rough…

My Districts
Community clinics a boon for rural pregnant mothers Community clinics a boon for rural pregnant mothers

RAJSHAHI: Tarjina Begum, 25, is now happy as she has been blessed with a healthy baby after availing all requisite antenatal care (ANC) and postnatal care (PNC) from a nearby community clinic (CC),…

News link
Pope Francis seeks ‘unity’ with non-Catholics in Geneva Pope Francis seeks ‘unity’ with non-Catholics in Geneva

GENEVA: Pope Francis vowed Thursday to seek deeper “unity” between the Catholic Church and other Christian faiths as he arrived in Geneva, a centre of Protestantism, amid Christianity’s…

Top