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Vested quarter behind labour unrest By Other | Last Updated: 10th January, 2019, 00:00

A vested quarter is trying to make the country unstable, cashing in on garment workers’ dissatisfaction over their new wage structure. Sources said vested interests have been spreading…

Vested quarter behind labour unrest

Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day today

The historic Homecoming Day of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be observed across the country today. On this day in 1972, Bangabandhu, the supreme commander of…


New ministers take bus ride to Tungipara

The new ministers on Wednesday went to Tungipara in Gopalganj by bus to pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman two days after formation of the Awami League-led government.…


Bangladesh notches up four points

Bangladesh has moved up four notches on the latest Democracy Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit on Wednesday. Asia has recorded higher improvement than any other regions in the…

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President asks businesses to prepare for post-LDC era President asks businesses to prepare for post-LDC era

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday stressed the need for better branding, improved quality and enhanced productivity of Bangladeshi products to remain competitive in the global market. The President…

Metropolis
ACC finds irregularities in Dhaka jail hospital ACC finds irregularities in Dhaka jail hospital

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found massive irregularities at a hospital inside Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, on the outskirts of the capital. Acting on a tip-off on its hotline-106,…

Sun Extra
‘China needs 3 aircraft carriers’ ‘China needs 3 aircraft carriers’

BEIJING: China needs “at least three aircraft carriers” to protect its extensive coastline and its interests abroad, a senior Chinese naval expert said Wednesday, reports AFP. “Our…

Editorial
Return of a Radiant Star Return of a Radiant Star

The contribution of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the emergence of an independent Bangladesh is beyond explanation. It was his strong, dedicated and visionary leadership that inspired the people…

Business
ERD urged to uphold country’s interest in loan negotiation ERD urged to uphold country’s
interest in loan negotiation

The new Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has directed the officials of Economic Relations Division (ERD) to uphold the country’s interest while negotiating loan agreements with development…

Education
Teaching right forms of verbs Teaching right forms 
of verbs

Verb’ is the most important thing in English Grammar. We cannot write a single English sentence without using a verb. Even only one verb can make a sentence. But in Bangla, we can write many…

World
Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump used a prime-time address to the nation Tuesday to insist on $5.7 billion for a steel wall along the Mexican border that he said would stop the shedding of “American…

Culturetainment
17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest kicks off today 17th Dhaka Int’l Film Fest kicks off today

The 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) will begin from today at different venues in the capital.  With the theme of ‘Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society’,…

Winner
My job is to perform well, says Mashrafe My job is to perform well, says Mashrafe

Defending champion Rangpur Riders’ skipper Mashrafe Mortaza brushed aside all doubts regarding his commitment to cricket despite joining politics with his career best figure in T20 international…

My Districts
Conservation of beneficial insects stressed Conservation of beneficial insects stressed

RANGPUR: Experts have stressed on conservation of beneficial insects, indigenous species of birds, fishes and animals from extinction to maintain ecological balance in the nature, reports BSS.…

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Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape

RIYADH: A Saudi teen’s live-tweeted asylum plea has cast a renewed spotlight on women’s rights just months after women won the right to drive, and sparked rare criticism of restrictive…

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