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AL looks for way to make UZ polls participatory By Other | Last Updated: 1st February, 2019, 00:00

The ruling Awami League is looking for a way to make the upcoming Upazila Parishad elections ‘participatory’ as BNP has decided to boycott the local-government polls after suffering a humiliating…

AL looks for way to make UZ polls participatory

2 question leak gangs busted

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police has claimed to have busted two ‘biggest’ question leak gangs by arresting their 46 members in raids conducted in the last 15 months.…


Foolproof security measures taken

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has taken necessary measures to ensure foolproof security during the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, which begins at Bangla Academy and its adjacent Suhrawardy Udyan…


PM opens the fair today

The much-awaited month-long book fair “Amar Ekushey Book Fair” kicks off today on the Bangla Academy premises and Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital. The fair will remain open for all…

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BB monetary policy pragmatic: Experts BB monetary policy pragmatic: Experts

Economists termed the monetary policy for the second half of the fiscal year as a pragmatic one as it outlines growth supportive directions in the line with the government’s budgetary targets. …

Metropolis
‘Indo-Bangla maritime cooperation makes rapid strides’ ‘Indo-Bangla maritime cooperation makes rapid strides’

Acting High Commissioner of India Dr Adarsh Swaika on Thursday said India-Bangladesh cooperation in the area of maritime and waterways connectivity has made rapid strides since the visit of Prime Minister…

Sun Extra
Muslims demand Nike pull sneaker over ‘offensive’ logo Muslims demand Nike 
pull sneaker over 
‘offensive’ logo

Muslims have lambasted sports apparel giant ‘Nike’ for selling a brand of Air Max sneakers with a design on its sole that resembles the Arabic word for “Allah”, reports UNB.…

Editorial
Fight Against Corruption Should Be Top Priority Fight Against Corruption Should Be Top Priority

At her first meeting with the officials of the Ministry of Public Administration held on 17 January 2019, Sheikh Hasina, the third consecutive term Prime Minister, has said, “If corruption takes…

Our faith
Excellence of Jumu’ah day Excellence of Jumu’ah day

The arrival of the day and night by turns is one of the signs of Allah (SWT). Al-Qur'an states:"In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the alternation of the night and the day,…

Business
ADB for accelerating project execution ADB for accelerating 
project execution

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed its interest in providing more finance in Bangladesh, but wants to see acceleration in project implementation, said Planning Minister MA Mannan on Thursday.…

Asia
Afghan forces lose ground as peace talks continue Afghan forces lose ground as peace talks continue

WASHINGTON: The Kabul government is steadily losing its grip over parts of Afghanistan even as American forces intensify their air campaign against insurgent groups, a US government watchdog said Thursday,…

World
UK may need to delay Brexit to pass essential laws UK may need to delay Brexit to pass essential laws

LONDON: Britain may need to delay Brexit to pass legislation to implement the split with the European Union, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Thursday, reports AFP. As the March 29 withdrawal…

Culturetainment
Moushumi models in first TVC of new year Moushumi models in first TVC of new year

Celebrated artiste Moushumi has recently modeled in a new television commercial (TVC). Eminent TVC maker Ripon Nag has made the TVC for a liquid milk brand of a multi-national company. The…

Winner
Riders receive Hales blow Riders receive Hales blow

Rangpur Riders received a huge blow as Alex Hales is ruled out of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) due to sustaining shoulder injury during his last match against Rajshahi Kings at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury…

My Districts
Bumper mustard yield likely in Naogaon Bumper mustard yield likely in Naogaon

NAOGAON: With the favourable weather condition as well as timely supply of necessary agri-input, bumper mustard output is likely in Naogaon district this season. The farmers of all eleven upazilas…

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Venezuela power crisis deepens Venezuela power crisis deepens

CARACAS: Thousands of opposition protesters, led by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido, on Wednesday called on the armed forces to abandon President Nicolas Maduro and allow…

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