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Proposed HEC act may curtail univ autonomy By Other | Last Updated: 4th September, 2018, 00:00

The autonomy of the country’s higher education regulator and universities may be curtailed, if the proposed Higher Education Commission (HEC) Act is passed and comes into force with its present…

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Road fatalities continue

The procession of deaths on roads is continuing without any interval, frustrating commuters and pedestrians. Despite the recent student protest for safe roads, discipline is yet to be restored…


Chained for nine years

Shamsunnahar Mali, a mentally retarded adolescent girl, is kept tied to a wooden log near Kamalapur railway station in the capital every day. The poor mother of the girl, born and raised in…


Workers to get new facilities

The government on Monday approved a draft law styled Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act 2018, keeping a provision of doubled compensation for death of any duty worker.  Under the proposed…

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BSTI expansion scheme lingers for 8 years BSTI expansion scheme lingers for 8 years

An initiative of expanding and strengthening of activities of the country’s state-run standard testing institution in five more districts is likely to linger further although the project is already…

Metropolis
PM to announce polls-time govt in due course: Anisul PM to announce polls-time govt in due course: Anisul

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Monday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will announce the polls-time government at an appropriate time. He said, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina knows what the…

Sun Extra
BAF-overhauled fighter aircraft handed over BAF-overhauled fighter aircraft handed over

The handing over ceremony of first overhauling of Bangladesh Air Force supersonic fighter air craft by BAF technicians was held at BAF Base Bangabandhu on Monday. Maj Gen (Retd) Tarique Ahmed…

Editorial
Is BNP Really a Political Party? Is BNP Really a Political Party?

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has celebrated their founding anniversary on 1st September. BNP was born secretly in the cantonment area by an Army General grabbing power through martial law.…

News & Newsmaker
Tale of an avid cyclist Tale of an avid cyclist

This month, Kyle Messier, a 31-year-old bike mechanic, won the Big Red Gravel Run, a 100 kilometre bike race that takes place in Harrington, Quebec. While this is an impressive achievement on its own,…

Business
178 awarded CIP 178 awarded CIP

The government on Monday honoured 178 exporters with CIP (commercially important person) cards for their extraordinary performance in 2015. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed handed over the CIP…

Asia
China escalating military actions: Japan China escalating military actions: Japan

TOKYO: Japan’s defence chief on Monday warned the country faces a tough security environment, with China and Russia stepping up military activity and North Korea posing “imminent threats”,…

World
Boris Johnson blasts May’s Brexit blueprint Boris Johnson blasts May’s Brexit blueprint

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint came under heavy attack on Monday, with pro-Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson calling it a surrender that hands “victory”…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Sabina Yasmin Happy birthday, Sabina Yasmin

Today is the birthday of Sabina Yasmin, one of the leading singers of the sub-continent. Her fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their congratulatory messages to…

Winner
Bangladesh name 20-man squad for SAFF mission Bangladesh name 20-man squad for SAFF mission

The curtain will rise today on South Asia’s most anticipated football event, SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018, which will see seven nations to fight for the regional best’s trophy. Bangladesh…

My Districts
2.5cr extreme poor people to get 30kg rice for 3 months 2.5cr extreme poor people to get 30kg rice for 3 months

The government on Monday started distributing rice at Taka 10 per kg to around 50 lakh families or 2.50 crore extreme poor people under the food friendly programme across the country, reports BSS.…

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