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Controversial aspirants won’t get AL ticket: PM By Other | Last Updated: 24th June, 2018, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday warned that controversial lawmakers and leaders of her party will not be given nomination for the next general election. “People of the country…

Controversial aspirants 
won’t get AL ticket: PM

Germany keep WC hope alive

Moscow: Toni Kroos has scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Germany a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Sweden at the World Cup. Kroos curled a right-foot shot inside the far post…


Over 50 killed in road crashes across country

At least 51 people were killed and over 100 others injured in separate road accidents across the country on Saturday. Among the victims, 19 were killed in Gaibandha, six each in Rangpur and…


Take steps to end internal feuds

Grassroots leaders of the ruling Awami League have sought Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s intervention in tackling feuds in the party to secure victory in the next general election. They…

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BNP grass roots want new faces in city polls BNP grass roots want  new faces in city polls

BNP grassroots leaders and activists want fresh mayoral candidates for the upcoming Barishal and Sylhet city corporation elections, party sources said. They do not want to see the current mayors…

Metropolis
Rohingya return must be safe, sustainable Rohingya return must
be safe, sustainable

Speakers at a seminar on Saturday emphasised the need for promoting peaceful, inclusive and sustainable responses to Rohingya crisis. A broad range of Bangladeshi religious leaders, actors,…

Editorial
Breathe Carefully in Dhaka Breathe Carefully in Dhaka

Among the top 10 causes of death in Bangladesh 5 are related to air pollution, experts said. The situation is more serious than we can imagine. The pollution of air is a global threat. According to…

Opinion
Different Eid Different Eid

Eid means pleasure and happiness. After fasting for a month, the happy Eid comes into the houses of the Muslims. Everybody happily celebrates the day. On the night before Eid day, girls decorate…

Business
BPDB mulls bulk power tariff hike BPDB mulls bulk power tariff hike

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) is seriously thinking to raise the bulk power tariff to make it with as per the costly electricity generated by liquid fuel-based power plants ahead of natural…

Asia
N Korea still a nuclear threat: Trump N Korea still a nuclear threat: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday cited “an unusual and extraordinary threat” from North Korea’s nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un’s regime, despite…

World
UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for an immediate end to a military escalation in southwest Syria and a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the…

Culturetainment
Swapnadal’s Helen Keller at int’l theatre fest in Kolkata Swapnadal’s Helen Keller at int’l theatre fest in Kolkata

Popular theatre troupe Swapnadal’s much acclaimed production Helen Keller will be staged at the ‘5th International Theatre Festival’ in Kolkata, India. Organised by Prachya…

Winner
Messi, Argentina train with renewed hope Messi, Argentina train
with renewed hope

Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground on Saturday with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16. Argentina were on the brink of elimination after a humiliating 3-0 loss…

My Districts
Ashrayan project helps distressed families get new life Ashrayan project helps distressed families 
get new life

RAJSHAHI: Khadiza Khatun, 48, now can sleep in almost happy mode every night as she got a new life eradicating her poverty. After getting micro-credit, Begum earns money regularly through vegetable…

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Italy defiant as migrant ship stranded in Med Italy defiant as migrant ship stranded in Med

ROME: Italy defiantly declared Saturday that its ports were closed to foreign-flagged rescue ships as German charity vessel Lifeline lay off the coast of Malta in limbo with more than 230 migrants…

Campus
Why peace education matters Why peace education matters

The study of conflict and peace is a much needed discipline studied in many of the developed countries (USA, Canada, Australia and EU countries). In fact, the developed countries are less conflictual…

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