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PM may speak on poll-time govt By Other | Last Updated: 9th September, 2018, 00:00

The 22nd session, probably the last one of the current 10th parliament, begins today with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina likely to speak on the formation of poll-time government. President Abdul…

PM may speak on poll-time govt

UNSC urged to refer Rohingya issue to ICC

Many international organisations and world leaders have urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to refer the situation in Rakhine State to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate…


Nutrition, renewable energy critical to achieving SDGs

Visiting international economist Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram on Saturday said Bangladesh needs to address its malnutrition problem in addition to strengthening the focus on renewable energy to achieve…


People now benefitting from dev: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said  common people are now getting the benefits of her government’s development programmes as it has been able to lower the inflation rate with…

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Bangladeshi scientists decode hilsa genome Bangladeshi scientists decode hilsa genome

Bangladeshi scientists have successfully decoded the genome sequence of hilsa, opening up a new era in sustainable production and conservation of national fish, of which Bangladesh is the world’s…

Metropolis
‘Integrate disabled people into mainstream society’ ‘Integrate disabled people into mainstream society’

Speakers at a programme underscored the need for integration of disabled people into mainstream society. They also called for ensuring their employment and protecting their rights. …

Editorial
Urgency of Unity in Divisive Society Urgency of Unity in 
Divisive Society

Absolute unity is hardly possible and practicable in any context of community relationship. Even in a family, the smallest social unit, all members live together peacefully over the years compromising…

Opinion
Abdul Jabbar: A born artiste Abdul Jabbar: A born artiste

By the sweetness of whose drunken rendition innumerable audience were spell-bound and by the enchantment of whose nectarine voice the golden era began in the history of Bengali music, is the celebrated…

Business
Govt to build 3600MW power plant at Payra Govt to build 3600MW 
power plant at Payra

The government is going to build a 3,600-megawatt power plant at Payra in Patuakhali, the largest in the country and first to be run by imported liquefied natural gas or LNG. The LNG-based mega power…

Asia
21 killed as tourist bus crashes in Indonesia 21 killed as tourist bus crashes in Indonesia

BANDUNG: At least 21 people died and several others were injured when a bus carrying domestic tourists crashed and plunged into a ravine on the Indonesian island of Java, police said Saturday, reports…

World
We won’t bow before US: Rouhani We won’t bow before US: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani evoked memories of the devastating Iran-Iraq war on Saturday to call for unity in the face of economic hardships and US pressure, reports AFP. “Today,…

Culturetainment
Remembering Firoza Begum on her 4th death anniv Remembering Firoza Begum on her 4th death anniv

Today marks the fourth death anniversary of Legendary Nazrul Sangeet maestro Firoza Begum. To pay tribute to the legend, different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes…

Winner
Nepal upset Bangladesh Nepal upset Bangladesh

Bangladesh suffered a 2-0 shock defeat against Nepal in their last group stage match of SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 football tournament at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Saturday. The…

My Districts
3.35 lakh tonnes fruits produced in Rangpur region 3.35 lakh tonnes fruits produced in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: The farmers produced 3.35 lakh tonnes of fruits worth Tk 934 crore during the 2016-2017 fiscal in all five districts under Rangpur agriculture region and earned well after meeting nutrition…

Campus
Are new British curriculum schools fit for purpose? Are new British curriculum schools fit for purpose?

Education is a huge business. Take a look in your city and you’ll find numerous new school projects springing up, especially British curriculum schools doing the Edexcel or Cambridge International…

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