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AL desperate to win 3 mayoral polls By Other | Last Updated: 10th July, 2018, 00:00

Ruling Awami League is desperate to win the upcoming elections to three city corporations — Rajshahi, Barishal and Sylhet — to keep its arch rival BNP under constant pressure ahead of the…

AL desperate to win 
3 mayoral polls

France-Belgium battle tonight for the final

In a bid to book their spot in the final, France will take on Belgium in the first semi-final of FIFA World Cup 2018 at Saint Petersburg Stadium in Russia tonight. Later on Wednesday night,…


BNP in trouble with Jamaat over city polls

BNP is now under pressure as its key ally Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is all set to contest the Sylhet city corporation elections separately. In the situation, possibility of Jamaat support for…


Doctors’ strike unethical: HC

The High Court has blasted doctors for observing strikes at hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres to defend acts of wrong treatment and medical negligence. Strike at hospitals, clinics and…

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Govt moves to bring back glory of jute Govt moves to bring 
back glory of jute

The government has made a draft policy to establish the much-talked-about Tk 10,000-crore Jute Sector Development Fund (JSDF) with a view to bringing back the glory of the moribund sector. A…

Metropolis
5.86 lakh youths become self-employed in 9 yrs 5.86 lakh youths become self-employed in 9 yrs

As many as 5 lakh 86 thousand youths have become self-employed after receiving training from the Department of Youth Development in the last nine years, an official said, reports BSS. “Around…

Sun Extra
Call for tackling global warming Call for tackling global warming

Speakers at a programme called for taking urgent steps for reducing global warming for the interest of mankind. They said, “Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are Short Lived Climate Pollutants…

Editorial
World Cup: Fever Is Over! World Cup: Fever Is Over!

The craze is over, so is the fever. Brazil has crashed out. So has Argentina. Needless to say, the World Cup 2018 is over for the Bangladeshis. With Brazil and Argentina and other Latin American football…

News & Newsmaker
Hyper realistic drawings by 11-year-old boy Hyper realistic drawings 
by 11-year-old boy

Some artists spend decades honing their skills before even tackling hyper realistic art, but 11-year-old Kareem Waris Olamilekan is already a professional artist with some stunning hyper realistic…

Business
CAAB team flying to US for Dhaka-NY flight resumption CAAB team flying to US for Dhaka-NY flight resumption

A team of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) is likely to visit the USA soon to persuade the international aviation authorities with latest updates to reopen direct the flight operation…

Asia
N Korea talks sideline human rights N Korea talks sideline human rights

SEOUL: The North Korean talks process with the US and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang’s oppressed citizens, the UN’s top official on the issue said Monday, reports…

World
NATO leaders fear Trump crisis at key summit NATO leaders fear Trump crisis at key summit

BRUSSELS: NATO leaders face a major threat to the credibility of their military alliance at their summit this week—not from traditional foe Russia, but from the head of their most powerful member,…

Culturetainment
National Film Awards-2016 National Film Awards-2016

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina distributed the National Film Awards-2016 among  artistes at a function at Bangabandhu  International Conference Centre  (BICC) in the capital on Sunday.    …

Winner
Four semi-finalists, four key attributes Four semi-finalists, 
four key attributes

The semi-final line-up is complete and two intriguing, all-European ties lie in wait. But while the teams in the last four of Russia 2018 hail from the same continent, the similarities end there.…

My Districts
Farmers urged to grow quality sugarcane Farmers urged to grow quality sugarcane

GAIBANDHA: Speakers at a function here urged the farmers to farm high quality sugarcane on their lands of mill zone areas to get its bumper production in a bid to earn economical profit, reports BSS.…

News link
Pompeo preaches prosperity to N Korea, via Vietnam Pompeo preaches prosperity to N Korea, via Vietnam

HANOI: Washington’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo was addressing Vietnamese business leaders but his real audience was not in the Hanoi dining room, reports AFP.  The US Secretary of State…

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