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Brazil storm into quarters By Other | Last Updated: 3rd July, 2018, 00:00

SAMARA: Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday as goals from Neymar and substitute Roberto Firmino gave them a 2-0 victory over Mexico to stay on course for a sixth title,…

Brazil storm into quarters

Step up support for Rohingyas

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called upon the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar to create conditions for the repatriation of Rohingya people…


No end to stoning running trains

Train journeys are often turning into nightmares for many passengers who fall victims to mindless stone pelting at running trains. Throwing stones at passing trains is on the rise causing serious…


Border with Myanmar under surveillance

Amid a police clampdown on drug dealers, intelligence branches are keeping close watch on the border with Myanmar to destroy all sources of narcotic drug Yaba. The gateways to Yaba smuggling…

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Pre-monsoon rain, heat wave warn of climate change threat Pre-monsoon rain, heat wave warn of climate change threat

Heavy pre-monsoon rain and summer heat in monsoon are changing the normal weather pattern of the country, sounding the warnings of climate change threat. Prolonged rain before the monsoon season…

Metropolis
Border surveillance to prevent human trafficking Border surveillance to prevent human trafficking

Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Maj Gen Md Shafeenul Islam said that “Border Surveillance and Response System” would help prevent smuggling and trafficking of women and…

Sun Extra
Gene discovery unlocks mystery of immune system Gene discovery unlocks mystery of immune system

Scientists have discovered a gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and disease. Australian national science agency CSIRO made the discovery,…

Editorial
SPS Application in Bangladesh Civil Service: A New Era of Reform SPS Application in Bangladesh 
Civil Service: A New Era of Reform

Service Process Simplification (SPS) is equipping civil servants with a tool to simplify access to public services, thereby reducing the time, cost and number of visits (TCV) required for citizens…

Business
Bashundhara Paper makes flying debut Bashundhara Paper makes flying debut

Bashundhara Paper Mills Ltd, a concern of country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, made a flying trade debut in the country’s two bourses on Monday by becoming the turnover…

Tours & Travels
Beauty of Southern Belt Bhola Beauty of Southern Belt Bhola

Bhola is the oldest Ganges delta of Bangladesh. Bhola was recognised as a district in 1984. Earlier it was subdivision under Noakhali district. In 1845, it was acknowledged by the subdivision under…

Asia
N Korea’s ‘hidden’ nuclear efforts raise questions in US N Korea’s ‘hidden’ nuclear efforts raise questions in US

WASHINGTON: Reports that North Korea intends to secretly maintain some of its nuclear stockpile and production facilities raised questions Sunday about President Donald Trump’s insistence that…

World
Rebels split over surrender deals in south Syria Rebels split over surrender deals in south Syria

BEIRUT: Rebels in southern Syria were sharply divided Monday over whether to accept deals offered by government backer Russia that would see regime forces retake control of opposition towns, reports…

Culturetainment
Drishtipat stages Raja Himadri at Shilpakala Academy Drishtipat stages Raja Himadri at Shilpakala Academy

Popular theatre troupe Drishtipat will stage its much acclaimed production Raja Himadri at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy tomorrow at 07:00pm. The story of Greek tragedy…

Winner
England hope mindset will conquer penalty curse England hope mindset will conquer penalty curse

England have projected this World Cup as a fresh start for a new generation but the team’s record of failure in penalty shoot-outs may not be so easy to forget. Penalties have been the…

My Districts
Bring up children with anti-corruption attitudes: ACC DG Bring up children with anti-corruption 
attitudes: ACC DG

RANGPUR: Director General (Prevention) of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Mahmud Hasan said that anti-corruption attitudes have to be created among the children to build a corruption free society…

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Austria against asylum claims from non-EU migrant centres Austria against asylum claims from non-EU migrant centres

VIENNA: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz spoke out on Monday against giving migrants the chance to seek asylum in the EU from proposed “disembarkation platforms” outside the continent,…

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