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New cabinet likely Jan 6 By Other | Last Updated: 2nd January, 2019, 00:00

Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina is likely to form her next council of ministers on January 6, excluding some incumbent ministers, who served the government for straight two terms. Sources…

New cabinet likely Jan 6

Textbook festival across country

A textbook festival was  held on Tuesday, marking the distribution of free books among students at schools and madrasas across the country. Millions of schoolchildren participated in the…


Intact policy to further boost economy: Analysts

The return of the Awami League-led grand alliance to power through a landslide election victory is likely to continue and step up the country’s development and growth further, analysts said.…


Relief all around as AL wins polls

People across the country have heaved a sigh of relief as the Awami League-led grand alliance has won a landslide victory in the national election held on Sunday. There had been a panic among…

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No let-up in drug trade despite crackdown No let-up in drug trade despite crackdown

Illegal drug trade continues to be a cause for concern across the country despite intensified crackdowns by law enforcement agencies and prosecution of over seven lakh drug dealers over the last decade.…

Metropolis
Joy finds clear bias on part of NDI, ANFREL Joy finds clear bias on part of NDI, ANFREL

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) tried to appoint an organization, led by the former Deputy Attorney General of the opposition,…

Biz Capital
Poll pledges to get priority Poll pledges to get priority

Ruling Awami League (AL)-led grand alliance has sailed through all the 16 constituencies under the Chattogram city and district in the 11th national parliamentary elections held on December 30. …

Editorial
AL’s Majestic Victory and Imminent Challenges AL’s Majestic Victory and Imminent Challenges

Let us start by congratulating Bangladesh Awami League and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for securing a landslide victory in the 11th parliamentary election that was held on 30th of December 2018. It…

Tours & Travels
Milestone of travelling 100 countries Milestone of travelling 100 countries

It is 2018. I am finally nearing my goal of travelling to 100 countries. My journeys and love for travel began when I was just a naïve but enthusiastic teenager. With my parents, I first visited…

Business
Preparations for Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair progressing fast Preparations for Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair progressing fast

Preparations for setting up stalls and pavilions at Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) premises are going on in full swing as the opening day of 24th edition of the fair approaches fast. The…

Asia
Kim warns N Korea could consider change of tack Kim warns N Korea could consider change of tack

SEOUL: Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year speech Tuesday…

World
Democrats seek vote to end US government shutdown Democrats seek vote to end US government shutdown

WASHINGTON: Democratic lawmakers unveiled plans to emerge out of the partial shutdown of the federal government by examining and voting on an appropriations bill as soon as they take control of the…

Culturetainment
Sabbir, Moutushi co-star in ‘No Problem Anwar’ Sabbir, Moutushi co-star in ‘No Problem Anwar’

Popular actor Mir Sabbir and charming actress Moutushi Biswas have recently shared screen in a new comedy tele-drama titled ‘No Problem Anwar’. Directed by Litu Karim, the tele-drama…

Winner
Bangladesh out of T20 WC direct qualification Bangladesh out of T20 WC direct qualification

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed the sides that have achieved direct qualification for the T20 World Cup 2020. Hosts Australia and nine other sides have gained qualification…

My Districts
Cold wave hits hard life in N-region Cold wave hits hard life in N-region

RANGPUR: The sweeping bone-chilling cold wave continued affecting normal life for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday everywhere, including riverine char areas, of all eight districts in the northern…

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Hong Kong democracy camp kicks off 2019 with protests Hong Kong democracy camp kicks off 2019 with protests

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s embattled democracy advocates kicked off 2019 with a large street rally on Tuesday, lamenting what they said had been a grim year for freedoms and steeling themselves for…

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