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Dr Kamal works as ‘lobbyist’ for Jamaat By Other | Last Updated: 6th December, 2018, 00:00

Jatiya Oikya Front, led by Gano Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain, has a hand in providing leaders of banned political party Jamaat-e-Islami with nomination of 20-party alliance for the upcoming parliamentary…

Dr Kamal works as ‘lobbyist’ for Jamaat

Viqarunnisa principal, two other teachers removed

The governing committee of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) on Wednesday removed three teachers, including its acting principal Naznin Ferdous, over the suicide of a ninth-grade student of…


AL persuading rebels to quit poll race

The ruling Awami League is trying to persuade its rebel candidates to pull out of the poll race to ensure a single candidate for each constituency in the 11th parliamentary elections. Insiders…


543 nomination aspirants appeal to EC

Against the backdrop of cancellation of nomination papers by the returning officers, a record number of aspirants made their appeals to the Election Commission (EC) from December 3 to 5. Of…

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Bangladesh seventh worst weather-affected country Bangladesh seventh worst weather-affected country

Bangladesh is the seventh most affected country in the world due to “extreme weather events” over the last 20 years from 1998 -2017, says a report. The other top nine affected countries…

Metropolis
Moves afoot to make state-run industries profitable Moves afoot to make state-run industries profitable

The government has taken some initiatives to make different types of state-run industries, including sugar mills, cement factories, urea factories and Eastern Cables Ltd, profitable bringing them out…

Sun Extra
Tomato cultivation successful in Barind Tomato cultivation successful in Barind

RAJSHAHI: Farmers are cultivating tomato successfully in the region including the vast Barind tract. They are very enthusiastic and optimistic for high market price and suitable climatic condition.…

Editorial
Role of Social Researchers in Digital Bangladesh Role of Social Researchers in Digital Bangladesh

I had the privilege of attending recently the Third Annual Conference on ‘Social Research in Bangladesh’ organised by Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR). Both experienced and…

Education
Kahoot: An interactive tool for making learning fun Kahoot: An interactive tool for making learning fun

In the age of ever-evolving educational environment, educators have been embracing edutech games for teaching their students in interactive and fun way. Today’s educational institutions are on…

Business
PM inspects ‘Hangsabalaka’ PM inspects ‘Hangsabalaka’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inspected the 2nd Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital. She inspected…

Asia
Imran reiterates Pakistan’s interest for Afghan peace Imran reiterates Pakistan’s interest for Afghan peace

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated Pakistan’s “abiding interest” in achieving lasting peace and reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan through a political…

World
US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

BRUSSELS: The United States warned Russia on Tuesday it will withdraw from a major Cold War treaty limiting mid-range nuclear arms if Moscow does not dismantle missiles that Washington says breach…

Culturetainment
Remembering Tareque Masud on his 62nd birth anniversary Remembering Tareque Masud on his 62nd birth anniversary

Internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud will be remembered on his 62nd   birth anniversary today. To mark the day in a befitting manner, different socio-cultural organisations…

Winner
Bashundhara Kings in quarters Bashundhara Kings in quarters

Bashundhara Kings were forced to a goalless draw against the mighty Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra in the second Group D match of Independence Cup 2018 at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on…

My Districts
Religious leaders urged to prevent drugs, militancy Religious leaders urged to prevent drugs, militancy

RANGPUR: Government officials at a rally have called upon the religious leaders to play their due role in preventing drug abuse, militancy and terrorism through preaching the real sprit of Islam, the…

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US soldier gets 25 yrs in prison for backing ISIS US soldier gets 25 yrs in prison for backing ISIS

LOS ANGELES: A US soldier based in Hawaii was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide support to the Islamic State group also known as ISIS, reports AFP. Ikaika…

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