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Dialogue ends sans specific solution By Other | Last Updated: 8th November, 2018, 00:00

The much-expected dialogue between the ruling Awami League-led alliance and the BNP-dominated Jatiya Oikya Front ended on Wednesday without specific solution to  election issues. The Oikya…

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Too many banks, more challenges ahead

My cadet college buddies were almost throwing me out from the second floor of the club for even indirectly supporting our finance minister and Bangladesh Bank board for granting few more new bank licences.…


Jamaat, Shibir regrouping ahead of nat’l polls

Like the widespread vandalism in 2013 and 2014, Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing ‘Islami Chhatra Shibir’ are secretly making plans to carry out subversive activities in the capital…


EC announces poll schedule today

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda will announce a schedule for the 11th parliamentary elections today. The CEC will announce a poll schedule through a speech to the nation at 7:00pm,…

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Tobacco farming in CHT poses a threat to public health Tobacco farming in CHT poses a threat to public health

Tobacco cultivation in Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) poses a threat to public health as well as environment. Once upon a time, CHT had a reputation for its winter crops. Crops like paddy, maize,…

Metropolis
No need to dissolve JS before election No need to dissolve JS before election

Leaders of 24 different political parties extended their support to the government for holding the general election without dissolving parliament. At a dialogue with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led…

Sun Extra
Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk

Women whose body clocks mean they are “morning people” have a lower risk of developing breast cancer, say UK researchers. The team at the University of Bristol says the reason why still…

Editorial
Making Bangladesh More Business-friendly Making Bangladesh More Business-friendly

Assume there are one hundred ninety countries for which up-to-date data on business environment is published by an independent evaluation unit and you are just ahead of only thirteen countries. The…

Education
Creating safe and violence-free school environment Creating safe and violence-free school environment

UNICEF has released an alarming picture regarding children’s situation in educational institutions. It says that half of the children across the globe get harassed by their friends, classmates…

Business
Most MNCs register increased EPS in Q3 Most MNCs register increased EPS in Q3

The earnings of most of the multinational companies (MNCs) listed with the country’s capital market increased during the third quarter (July-September) of this year compared to the same period…

Asia
US abruptly postpones top-level N Korea talks US abruptly postpones top-level N Korea talks

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean Official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentialy landmark…

World
Yemen battle threatens lives of 59 children in hospital: UN Yemen battle threatens lives of 59 children in hospital: UN

DUBAI: The battle for a crucial Yemeni port has placed the lives of dozens of children in danger at a hospital perilously close to the fighting, the United Nations’ children’s agency said…

Culturetainment
Safa Kabir models in new advertisement Safa Kabir models in new advertisement

Safa Kabir, one of the most impressive faces in Bangladeshi media of the present time and the heart-throb of the youth, has recently modeled in a new advertisement after a seventeen-month hiatus.…

Winner
Rajshahi Division inch closer to 6th NCL title Rajshahi Division inch closer to 6th NCL title

Topper Rajshahi Division require another 102 runs to lift the National Cricket League title for the first time in more than six years after they reached 182 runs losing 2 wickets in their second innings…

My Districts
Shyama Puja celebrated in Bogura Shyama Puja celebrated in Bogura

BOGURA: Shyama Puja locally known as Kali Puja has been celebrated across the district amid festivity and religious fervor in Bogura district on Tuesday night. Marking the festival, idols of…

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