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France reach WC final By Other | Last Updated: 11th July, 2018, 00:00

France sealed their name as the first finalist for the coveted FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 when they outplayed Belgium by 1-0 goal in the first semi-final at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg…

France reach WC final

Sale of illegal DTH devices rampant

Direct-to-home (DTH) devices of more than a dozen India companies are being sold openly in the capital and other cities across the country despite a ban on such foreign digital TV devices. Some…


Project aid release hits record $6.1bn in FY18

The country’s aid inflow hit a record high in the immediate past 2017-18 fiscal year after development partners disbursed some $6.1 billion project assistance mainly to feed some large infrastructure…


All 12 boys, coach rescued from Thai cave

MAE SAI: The final five members of a young football team were rescued from a flooded Thai cave on Tuesday after spending 18 harrowing days trapped deep inside, completing an astonishing against-the-odds…

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Govt eyes $7b investment for 2 mega power plants Govt eyes $7b investment 
for 2 mega power plants

US energy giant General Electric (GE) will sign two Memorandums of Understanding ( MoUs) with state-owned Power Development Board and local firm Summit Group for setting up two mega power plants at…

Metropolis
‘Justice audit system to reduce case backlog’ ‘Justice audit system to reduce case backlog’

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said justice audit system will be introduced soon to reduce backlog of cases and suffering of litigants across the country. “The launching of this system…

Biz Capital
CCC announces Tk 2,425 crore budget for 2018-19 FY CCC announces Tk 2,425 crore budget for 2018-19 FY

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) on Tuesday announced a Tk 2,425.42 crore budget with a surplus of Tk 1.95 crore for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year (FY). CCC Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin announced the…

Editorial
Political Parties and EC Should Learn from GCC Election Political Parties and EC Should Learn from GCC Election

Gazipur City Corporation election took place on 26th of June. AL backed mayoral candidate won the election, defeating the BNP candidate over a margin of almost two lakh votes. Although the election…

Business
Ecnec okays 6 projects involving Tk 29.20bn Ecnec okays 6 projects involving Tk 29.20bn

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved six projects including an amended proposal on the project for the construction of a permanent trade fair centre…

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Disability and Social Justice Disability and Social Justice

Out of more than 7 billion people in the world today approximately one billion (c.15 per cent) live with disabilities of one kind or the other. Apart from its social and humanitarian concern, it has…

Asia
Japan flood toll rises to 156 Japan flood toll rises to 156

KURASHIKI: Hopes of finding survivors were fading on Tuesday as rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan’s…

World
May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting of her new-look cabinet on Tuesday as she clings to power following the resignation of her foreign and Brexit ministers in protest at her…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Purnima Happy birthday, Purnima

Dhallywood actress Dilara Hanif Rita, popularly known as Purnima is celebrating her birthday today.  Her fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their congratulatory…

Winner
Croatia vs England: Key head-to-head battles Croatia vs England: Key head-to-head battles

Croatia meet England in a World Cup semi-final tonight in Moscow. Here is a look at some of the key head-to-head duels which could prove decisive, reports Reuters. Luka Modric v Jordan Henderson…

My Districts
13 lakh students get stipend in Rajshahi division 13 lakh students get stipend in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI: A total of 12,76,484 primary school students received sub-stipend worth around Taka 64.56 crore during last 2016-17 fiscal year in all eight districts under Rajshahi division, reports BSS.…

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Survivors of deadly Japan floods face uncertain future Survivors of deadly Japan
floods face uncertain future

KURASHIKI: As Tomie Takebe looked at the ruins of her flood-ravaged home in the Japanese town of Kurashiki, she struggled to say whether she would ever live there again, reports AFP.  Record…

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