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France, Belgium into WC semis By Other | Last Updated: 7th July, 2018, 00:00

After a lot of dramas in the first two quarter-finals of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia on Friday night, France and Belgium booked their tickets for the first semi-final of the tournament, which will…

France, Belgium into WC semis

One-third pvt varsities do certificate business

The country’s one-third private universities are involved in certificate business and irregularities as their authorities think themselves powerful and above the law. University Grants…


Russia try to keep WC dream alive

MOSCOW: Russia will try to keep their unlikely dream alive when the host nation face Croatia tonight in their first World Cup quarter-final since 1970, reports AFP. It has been an enchanted…


Nawaz sentenced to 10 yrs for graft

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad Friday, lawyers said, dealing a serious blow to his…

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$100m ADB grant for Rohingyas $100m ADB grant 
for Rohingyas

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved grant assistance of $100 million to help the Bangladesh government develop basic infrastructure and services for Rohingya refugees. The ADB board…

Metropolis
Remittance inflow rebounds in FY18 Remittance inflow rebounds in FY18

The flow of inward remittance bounced back in the outgoing fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) after a falling trend in the previous fiscal 2016-17 (FY17) as Bangladesh Bank (BB) took some measures to streamline…

Sun Extra
Mother Teresa charity shocked at sale of India babies Mother Teresa charity shocked at sale of India babies

NEW DELHI: An Indian charity founded by Mother Teresa expressed outrage and regret Friday after a nun and an employee were arrested for allegedly selling infants for adoption for potentially thousands…

Editorial
Looking Beyond the Government Looking Beyond the 
Government

Amidst the ‘quota’ fracas, fiasco and mindless debate suddenly a print media has released a feature that Bangladesh has become the 4th largest foreign exchange remittance source for India.…

Post-logue
Accreditation Council and Quality Assurance Mechanism at Private Universities Accreditation Council and Quality Assurance Mechanism at Private Universities

The growth of private universities in Bangladesh is phenomenal. Their contribution to imparting higher education to a large number of students (approximately 65%) is undeniable. At present, the total…

Asia
Pompeo in N Korea to seek ‘details’ on denuclearisation Pompeo in N Korea to seek ‘details’ on denuclearisation

PYONGYANG: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang Friday to press Kim Jong Un for a more detailed commitment to denuclearisation following the North Korean leader’s historic summit…

World
World powers seek to keep Iran in nuclear accord World powers seek 
to keep Iran in
nuclear accord

VIENNA: Three European nations along with Russia and China met with Iran Friday to offer it economic benefits that would lessen the blow of sweeping US sanctions, two months after President Donald…

Culturetainment
National Film Awards to be distributed tomorrow National Film Awards to be distributed tomorrow

The National Film Awards-2016 will be distributed through a gala function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka on July 8. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled…

Winner
Sweden stand in way of England’s WC charge Sweden stand in way of England’s WC charge

Enthused by an exciting young squad and a potentially kind draw against Sweden in Saturday’s quarter-final, England fans are starting to believe they can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup.…

My Districts
Biogas changes lifestyle in Cumilla villages Biogas changes lifestyle in Cumilla villages

CUMILLA: Though poverty still exists here, there has been a marked change in the lifestyle of villagers in Sadar Dakkhin upazila, thanks to biogas plants installed there recently, enabling them to…

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Windies crush Bangladesh Windies crush Bangladesh

Antigua and Barbuda: Shannon Gabriel completed his third five-wicket haul in five innings as the West Indies completed a crushing victory over Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs just before lunch…

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