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Mentally-challenged kids falling into begging trap By Other | Last Updated: 5th February, 2019, 00:00

An organised gang is active across the country in abducting mentally-challenged children and engaging them in begging to make their own fortune. Police sources said a criminal gang kidnaps mentally-challenged…

Mentally-challenged kids falling into begging trap

Fear of new crisis forces BNP to put back council

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) activists already frustrated due to the election debacle and snail pace progress in the party’s reorganisation, may face another set-back as…


Nadeem Qadir joins daily sun

Eminent journalist and media personality of the country Nadeem Qadir on Monday joined the Daily Sun as its Consulting Editor. Qadir brings with him years of experience of working with the international…


Jolie visits Rohingya camps

UNHCR special envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie visited several Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Monday. Jolie arrived in Dhaka in morning on a three-day visit to assess the humanitarian…

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Don’t harass the innocent Don’t harass the innocent

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the police to be careful about dealing with people while performing duty so that no innocent persons get harassed by them.  “You must…

Metropolis
‘Unlicensed water suppliers to face tough action’ ‘Unlicensed water suppliers to face tough action’

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Monday said that the government would take a tough line with unlicensed water suppliers. Tough action will be taken against those who supply…

Sun Extra
Ensure justice for people: President Ensure justice for people: President

President Abdul Hamid on Monday told judges to ensure justice for the people, reports UNB. “[The] court is the last dependable place for people. And the court has a lot of responsibilities…

Editorial
Empowering Citizens to Fight Corruption: Role of Social Media Empowering Citizens to Fight Corruption: Role of Social Media

Corruption in Bangladesh is an all-pervasive phenomenon. Increasing cases of corruption in Bangladesh are becoming a threat to the country’s economy and might affect the nation’s aim to…

News & Newsmaker
‘Tree Man’ plants over 5 million trees ‘Tree Man’ plants over 5 million trees

Vishweshwar Dutt Saklani took his last breath on January 18, 2019, but he will live on in the memory of his countrymen as the “Tree Man of Uttarakhan”, a dedicated conservationist who planted…

Business
Govt likely to impose LD on 2 power plants Govt likely to impose LD on 2 power plants

The government is likely to impose Liquidated Damages (LD) on two public sector power plants subject to delay in their operation or their failure to deliver power within the required commercial operation…

Asia
Trump sees ‘good chance’ of deals with N Korea, China Trump sees ‘good chance’ of deals with N Korea, China

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said in remarks aired Sunday he saw a “good chance” of reaching deals on two key US foreign policy challenges: North Korean nuclear disarmament and trade…

World
Major EU nations rally behind Venezuela’s Guaido Major EU nations rally behind Venezuela’s Guaido

MADRID: Germany, Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela’s opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after President Nicolas Maduro rejected their ultimatum…

Culturetainment
‘Iti, Tomari Dhaka’ to compete in Chennai Film Fest ‘Iti, Tomari Dhaka’ to compete in Chennai Film Fest

After participating in Jaipur International Film Festival of India, the first Bangladeshi anthology film titled ‘Iti, Tomari Dhaka’ (Sincerely Yours Dhaka) is now going to compete in the…

Winner
Dhaka Dynamites eliminate Chittagong Vikings Dhaka Dynamites eliminate Chittagong Vikings

A stellar all-round performance from Sunil Narine kept Dhaka Dynamites’ on title hunt of the much coveted Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) trophy as they overcame the first hurdle towards the…

My Districts
Bumper drumstick yield expected in Joypurhat Bumper drumstick yield expected in Joypurhat

JOYPURHAT: A good number commercial drumstick (Sajina) growers are expecting good yield this season in Joypurhat district. The trees have been flowered massively predicting bumper production…

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BNP making whimsical comment: Quader BNP making whimsical comment: Quader

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is making whimsical comment recklessly, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader commented. “BNP’s existence is on the wane as it is…

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