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New faces dominate new cabinet By Other | Last Updated: 7th January, 2019, 00:00

A new cabinet headed by Awami League president Sheikh Hasina was announced on Sunday with induction of many new faces into it, dropping many seasoned ministers from the outgoing government. The…

New faces dominate new cabinet

34 heavyweights dropped

Thirty-four veteran politicians from Awami League and its allies have lost chance to continue their duties as ministers in the new 47-member cabinet. The heavyweights who will not be seen in…


Experts hail new cabinet

Political analysts have hailed the newly-announced cabinet headed by Awami League president Sheikh Hasina. New ministers will contribute to economic and other developments of the country, they…


ACC approves case against Mirza Abbas, his wife

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday approved a case against BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas and his wife Afroza Abbas on charges of amassing illegal wealth worth Tk 20.76 crore.…

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Cold wave paralyses life across country Cold wave paralyses life across country

Bone-biting cold wave that sweeps countrywide, especially over its northern, southern and north-southern region, has paralysed life all over. It also affected day-to-day activities, including…

Metropolis
Indo-Bangla ties to boost further under Hasina’s leadership: Envoy Indo-Bangla ties to boost further under Hasina’s leadership: Envoy

NEW DELHI: The bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh will further strengthen under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who has been re-elected for the third consecutive…

Sun Extra
No breakthrough in US shutdown talks No breakthrough in US shutdown talks

WASHINGTON: A first round of talks between White House officials and congressional aides has made little progress toward ending the government shutdown, with each side accusing the other of giving…

Editorial
Hasina’s Fourth Term and Expectation from New Cabinet Hasina’s Fourth Term and Expectation from New Cabinet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to create a history in country’s politics when she takes oath of office as the Prime Minister of the country for the third consecutive term at an impressive…

Business
NBR starts spl drive against illicit tobacco trade NBR starts spl drive against 
illicit tobacco trade

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has recently launched a special drive across the country to stop illicit marketing of cheap cigarettes and losing revenue from the sector. As a part of the…

Asia
30 killed in Afghan gold mine collapse 30 killed in Afghan gold mine collapse

KUNDUZ: At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in northeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest tragedy to strike the war-torn country, reports AFP. Another…

World
‘Yellow vest’ protests turn violent again ‘Yellow vest’ protests turn violent again

PARIS:  “Yellow vest” protesters returned in force to the streets of France this weekend, clashing with police in several cities and smashing their way into a government ministry in…

Culturetainment
Aa Kha Ma Hasan, Sushmita pair up for two dramas Aa Kha Ma Hasan, Sushmita pair up for two dramas

Popular actor of the country’s small screen Aa Kha Ma Hasan has paired up with newbie actress Sushmita Sinha for two new dramas.  They will be seen together in dramas titled ‘Kisti…

Winner
Rangpur Riders return to winning ways thrashing Khulna Titans Rangpur Riders return to winning ways thrashing Khulna Titans

Rangpur Riders posted their first win of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) season six as the defending champions triumphed over Khulna Titans by 8 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the…

My Districts
Molasses becomes boon for many Rajshahi people Molasses becomes boon for many Rajshahi people

RAJSHAHI: With advent of winter season, date juice collection along with processing gurh (molasses) has become vibrant everywhere in the region, generating employment opportunities for more than one…

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Taliban seek venue change for peace talks Taliban seek venue change for peace talks

Kabul: The Taliban will not attend planned peace talks with the United States in Saudi Arabia this month and want to shift the venue to Qatar, reports Al Jazeera. The upcoming negotiations, the…

Scitech
Bangladeshi firefly in rocket science Bangladeshi firefly in rocket science

Creating a new era in the country’s history, a Bangladeshi boy boy named Jonak (Firefly in English) has snatched the pride of studying rocket science for bachelor’s degree in Russia which…

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