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Militants take shelter in N dists By Other | Last Updated: 1st September, 2018, 00:00

In the face of crackdown by law enforcement agencies, listed militant kingpins and their associates have left major cities and taken shelter in country’s northern region, detective sources said.…

Militants take shelter in N dists

BIMSTEC summit ends with pledges to boost ties

The two-day BIMSTEC summit in Nepal concluded on Friday with pledges by the member states to boost ties in the fields of economy, technology, blue resources and fight against natural calamities and…


Power sector may get extension of tax waiver

The government is likely to extend the tax waiver for power plant sponsors by five years as many power projects might miss the tax privilege for failure in their commissioning within the timeframe…


BB burdened with banned Indian notes

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is burdened with devalued Indian currency worth Tk 50 crore as it could not return the discontinued notes in two years after India’s withdrawal of the banknotes in late 2016.…

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IPO investment gains popularity IPO investment gains popularity

Investors are becoming more interested in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) as they find this stock investment option profitable and secure at the same time. Indo-Bangla Pharmaceuticals Ltd recently…

Metropolis
PM for introducing ocean cruises among Bimstec countries PM for introducing ocean cruises among Bimstec countries

Kathmandu: Bangladesh has proposed introducing solar power grid and ocean cruises among Bimstec member countries for the benefits of all. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon Fridayplaced the proposal…

Sun Extra
Contribution of journalists Sarwar, Moazzem recalled Contribution of journalists Sarwar, Moazzem recalled

Senior journalists at a memorial meeting recalled the contribution of the Dainik Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar and the Financial Express Editor AHM Moazzem Hossain. Paying rich tributes to the…

Editorial
Eleventh Parliament Election and the ‘Rest’ Eleventh Parliament
Election and the ‘Rest’

As the five year term of the present government under Sk. Hasina is set to complete its tenure in early January of 2019, the countdown to the holding of the eleventh Jatiyo Sangsad election seems have…

Post-logue
Divorce for Peace Divorce for Peace

A recent news feed on a social media revealed soaring divorces in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. If the Bangla saying of, ‘Where the head goes, the body will follow,’ the rest of the…

Asia
Japan plans record defence budget amid N Korea, China threats Japan plans record
defence budget amid 
N Korea, China threats

TOKYO: Japan’s defence ministry on Friday made its biggest-ever budget request, seeking better missile defence and bolstered air power amid ongoing threats from North Korea and China, reports…

World
UK must bend on Brexit proposal: France UK must bend on Brexit proposal: France

LONDON: French Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau cast fresh doubt Friday on Britain’s Brexit blueprint for future trade ties with the European Union, warning its current proposal “is not…

Culturetainment
Hasan Imam, Ferdousi Majumder receive Altaf Mahmud Padak Hasan Imam, Ferdousi Majumder receive Altaf Mahmud Padak

Celebrated actor, elocutionist and cultural personality Syed Hasan Imam and prominent stage and screen actress Ferdousi Majumder have received with this year’s ‘Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Padak…

Winner
Bashundhara Kings, BSPA accord reception to football stars of ’03 and ’18 Bashundhara Kings, BSPA accord reception to football stars
of ’03 and ’18

Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), in association with rising football club of the country, Bashundhara Kings, accorded reception to the former national footballers who were the champions…

My Districts
Maize production exceeds target in Rangpur region Maize production exceeds target in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: The farmers have achieved a bumper output of maize exceeding the fixed production target by 20 percent during this Kharip-1 season in all five districts under Rangpur agriculture region, reports…

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Four cops hurt in crude bomb attack in Bhola Four cops hurt in crude bomb attack in Bhola

Bhola: At least four policemen were injured in a crude bomb attack allegedly hurled from a BNP procession in the city’s Mohajon Potti area on Friday night. Following this attack, police…

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