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Tough challenges for new AL govt By Other | Last Updated: 6th January, 2019, 00:00

The new Awami League-led government, which is going to be formed tomorrow, may face a number of tough challenges of meeting the expectations of the people, who have voted the party to power again.…

Tough challenges for new AL govt

Anarchy on roads still continues

Anarchy still continues on roads in the capital and elsewhere in the country, causing frequent accidents which claim lives of many people. Reckless driving is mainly responsible for accidents…


BNP in a dilemma over next strategy

BNP leaders have given split opinion to their high command about the next political strategy for realising their demand for a rerun of the 11th national election under a neutral government. Party…


Transformers inviting danger

Many electric transformers along the busy Wapda Road in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj pose risk of accidents as they have been installed much below the normal height. During a recent visit to the…

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Cold wave likely to keep adverse effect on crops Cold wave likely to keep adverse effect on crops

Continuous cold wave coupled with dense fog that sweeps across the country is likely to keep an adverse effect on seasonal crops, including Boro seedlings. Because of heavy cold and dense fog,…

Metropolis
Call for promoting communal harmony, secularism Call for promoting 
communal harmony, secularism

Speakers at a roundtable discussion called for coordinated effort in support of the Awami League government’s bid to promote communal harmony, secularism and spirit of the liberation war.…

Editorial
Digital War and Sheikh Hasina’s Landslide Victory Digital War and Sheikh Hasina’s Landslide Victory

Digital Bangladesh has opened a new era of global communication for Bangladesh in recent times after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina fulfilled her pledge to ensure fibre optic lines reached the remotest…

Business
Govt to update mid-term budget framework Govt to update mid-term budget framework

The government is set to update the medium-term budget framework (MTBF) in a bid to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public spending aligned with government strategies.  The…

Opinion
Post Office financial digitalisation: A step forward Post Office financial digitalisation: A step forward

The history of Post Office is hundreds of years old and it is our past glory. Once upon a time, communication was not easy like today’s modern roads and highways, air connectivity, water connectivity,…

Asia
Protect Taiwan from China Protect Taiwan from China

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s president called on allies to help defend its sovereignty Saturday, accusing China of waging a “deliberate campaign” to undermine the island’s democracy by…

World
Trump warns of long shutdown Trump warns of long shutdown

WASHINGTON: A defiant President Donald Trump said Friday he was prepared to keep the US government shut down for as long as it takes—months or even years—to force Congress to provide billions…

Culturetainment
‘Mo & the Shooting Stars’ to perform at Nat’l Museum tomorrow ‘Mo & the Shooting Stars’ to perform at Nat’l Museum tomorrow

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Dhaka is going to organise an evening of popular music by Music band from India “Mo &The Shooting Stars” lead by Mrinmoyee Sarma…

Winner
Chittagong upset valiant Rangpur Chittagong upset valiant Rangpur

Rangpur Riders were humbled by Chittagong Vikings as Vikings edged past defending champions Rangpur by 3 wickets in the opening match of Bangladesh Premiere League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket…

My Districts
Call for rehabilitation of marginal people Call for rehabilitation of marginal people

RAJSHAHI: Social watchdogs and development activists here unequivocally called for safeguarding the marginal and other rootless populations for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…

Campus
Jessore Institute Public Library: A lighthouse of knowledge Jessore Institute Public Library: 
A lighthouse of knowledge

The first enemy free district of Bangladesh during our War of Liberation was Joshore. The Indian border adjacent district is widely known for its Benapol Land Port. The eminent writer Allen Ginsberg…

News link
Ex-colleague urges missing N Korea envoy to come Seoul Ex-colleague urges missing N Korea envoy to come Seoul

SEOUL: A former North Korean diplomat who defected to the South urged an ex-colleague missing in Italy to come and settle in Seoul Saturday, as the rare asylum bid makes global headlines, reports AFP.…

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