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AL takes foreign ties to new height By Other | Last Updated: 5th January, 2019, 00:00

The Awami League-led government is taking its foreign relations to a new height through holding an inclusive national election. The international community has appreciated the fairness and inclusiveness…

AL takes foreign 
ties to new height

Bangladesh people freely exercised franchise in Dec 30 polls: Shringla

Outgoing Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday said people of Bangladesh exercised their franchise in the December 30 national elections in a free and fair manner. “People…


18 pvt varsities run without research

Eighteen private universities are running in the country without spending a single penny on research while a few others conduct name-only research in which the spending is much less than required.…


109 becomes handy for complainants

Women and children are getting friendly help by dialling 109 of the National Helpline Centre across the country. Through the number, women and children are being provided with legal aid, police…

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IDRA plans special audit of ins firms IDRA plans special 
audit of ins firms

Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) is planning to conduct special audits of last seven years’ financial reports of the insurance companies to reinforce transparency and good…

Metropolis
Doing business ranking to come down to double digit by 2021: BIDA Doing business ranking to come down to double digit by 2021: BIDA

Bangladesh’s position in doing business ranking is likely to come down to below 100 from the existing 176 by 2021 as the government has taken various reform initiatives to improve the country’s…

Sun Extra
Course on disaster risk, resilience begins at SUB Course on disaster risk, resilience begins at SUB

A 36-hours certificate course titled “Understanding Disaster Risk and Resilience” was began at State University of Bangladesh (SUB) in the city on Friday. Around 30 participants…

Editorial
Rise and Fall of BNP Rise and Fall of BNP

As a political party Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was founded by General Ziaur Rahman standing on the blood of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sk. Mujibur Rahman after his assassination…

Post-logue
Long Live Sheikh Hasina, the Great Prime Minister Long Live Sheikh Hasina, the Great Prime Minister

The spectacular success of Sheikh Hasina, the great Prime Minister of Bangladesh in the general election held on 30 December 2018 inspired me to put my pen to paper to express my views in appreciation…

Asia
India temple row stirred up India temple row stirred up

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Police in southern India said Friday that a third woman has entered a flashpoint temple, stoking tensions after two days of clashes involving Hindu hardliners and police, reports…

World
Saudi trial into Khashoggi killing ‘not sufficient’: UN Saudi trial into Khashoggi killing ‘not sufficient’: UN

The United Nations’ human rights office has said it could not assess the fairness of a trial taking place in Saudi Arabia into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding that it was “not…

Culturetainment
Shahnur to make documentary on Shabnur Shahnur to make documentary on Shabnur

Actress Shahnur is going to make a documentary film on the life and works of celebrated Bangladeshi film actress Shabnur. Although the latter is two-year senior to the former, they are intimate…

Winner
Rangpur Riders commence battle to retain supremacy in BPL curtain raiser Rangpur Riders commence battle to retain supremacy in BPL curtain raiser

Defending champions of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Rangpur Riders will start their mission to retain title with the inaugural encounter of the tournament as they take on Chittagong Vikings at Sher-e-Bangla…

My Districts
Cold affects boro seedlings in Joypurhat Cold affects boro seedlings in Joypurhat

JOYPURHAT: The cold spell sweeping the country’s north and southern regions is turning Boro seedlings yellow in an alarming rate in all five upazilas of Joypurhat district. The peasants…

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Tourists hunker down as Storm hurtles towards Thailand Tourists hunker down as Storm hurtles towards Thailand

SURAT THANI: Tourists marooned on Thai islands hunkered down Friday as Tropical Storm Pabuk carved its way towards the kingdom, forcing airports and ferries to close and bringing downpours and massive…

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