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AL goes tough on rowdy activists By Other | Last Updated: 10th September, 2018, 00:00

The ruling Awami League has taken a hard line against its rowdy activists to bring discipline in the organisational activities of the party ahead of the next national elections. AL insiders…

AL goes tough on rowdy activists

Train trip turns risky

Train journey has become risky as a large number of anchors and other parts of rail lines across the country are being stolen every day. Trains run on rail tracks without anchors at many places,…


FDI still sluggish

Despite all-out efforts taken by the government to spur investment, inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) has not yet picked up in the country. According to Bangladesh Bank data, Bangladesh’s…


UN calls on ICC to open probe urgently

The United Nations (UN) special adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to immediately open a probe into atrocities against Rohingyas.…

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Banking sector lags behind in SDG attainment: BIBM Banking sector lags behind
in SDG attainment: BIBM

Country’s banking sector lags behind in financial services aligned to sustainable development goal, a study report said. The study by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) mentioned…

Metropolis
Force Myanmar to take back Rohingyas Force Myanmar to take
back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the international community to come up with specific effective steps to force Myanmar to take back their over one million forcibly displaced nationals living…

Sun Extra
Nepal backs out on BIMSTEC jt military exercise in Pune Nepal backs out on

BIMSTEC jt military

exercise in Pune

New Delhi: Nepal will not participate in the week-long joint military exercise of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries beginning Tuesday…

Editorial
British Bangladeshis: Changing Mindsets and Realities British Bangladeshis: Changing Mindsets and Realities

People of Bangladesh origin can be seen everywhere in the United Kingdom (UK). The British Bangladeshis are, in fact, can be said to be the forerunner of migration of Bangladesh origin people to other…

Business
Mfg sector urged to adopt green compliance strategy Mfg sector urged to adopt green compliance strategy

Laying emphasise on branding Bangladesh properly, speakers at a dialogue on Sunday urged the Bangladeshi manufacturers to adopt green compliance strategy to seize more shares of global market.…

Asia
Imran summoned for 4th time Imran summoned for 4th time

PESHAWAR: A local court on Saturday summoned Prime Minister Imran Khan for the fourth time in a defamation suit filed by former MPA Fauzia Bibi over his charge of Senate election horse trading against…

World
US to cut $25m in aid to hospitals serving Palestinians US to cut $25m in aid to hospitals serving Palestinians

WASHINGTON: The United States plans to cut $25 million in aid to six hospitals primarily serving Palestinians in Jerusalem, a State Department official confirmed Saturday, reports AFP. The official…

Culturetainment
ATM Shamsuzzaman, Popy’s birthday today ATM Shamsuzzaman, Popy’s birthday today

Today marks the 77th birthday of veteran actor and national treasure ATM Shamsuzzaman. On this day in 1941, he was born in Ramgonj Upjila Bholakote Village under Chatkhil Upazial of Noakhali.…

Winner
India trounce Maldives in SAFF encounter India trounce Maldives
in SAFF encounter

India triumphed over Maldives by 2-0 goals in the last group-stage match of SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Sunday. India forward Nikhil Poojari and Anirudh…

My Districts
Narsingdi farmers happy with jute price Narsingdi farmers happy with jute price

NARSINGDI: The newly harvested jute has started arriving in markets and growth centers of the district with farmers reaping fair prices of the crop, reports BSS. Market sources said harvesting…

News link
9 killed in attack on checkpoint in Afghanistan 9 killed in attack on checkpoint in Afghanistan

Kabul: An Afghan official says insurgents have attacked a checkpoint in the western Herat province, killing at least nine Afghan security forces and wounding another six, reports Dawn.   Gelani…

Scitech
Assessing e-trade readiness Assessing e-trade readiness

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development or UNCTAD has recently initiated an eTrade Readiness Assessment (eT Ready) exercise for Bangladesh, in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce (MOC)…

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