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Irregularities in AL nomination process! By Other | Last Updated: 6th February, 2019, 00:00

In the recently held parliamentary election the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) came under fire for what has been labeled as the “nomination business” and similar allegations…

Irregularities in AL nomination process!

‘32pc children face cyberbullying in Bangladesh’

One-third of the children are bullied online in Bangladesh, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, alerting the nation to different forms of digital harassment. While…


Is the current drive to clean up river banks the final one?

Anyone would welcome the government decision to demolish all illegal structures on both sides of the Buriganga and Karnaphuli rivers, but one cannot write off the fear of seeing those back again as…


Illegal structures knocked down to free Buriganga, Karnaphuli

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Tuesday demolished 211 illegal structures to free Buriganga riverbanks in Kamrangirchar area on the outskirts of the capital. Meanwhile,…

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Mega projects to see fund cuts in revised ADP Mega projects to see fund cuts in revised ADP

Some slow-moving priority schemes are likely to see cuts in fund allocation while some faster-moving projects will fetch more money in the revised ADP for the current fiscal. Implementing agencies…

Metropolis
PM’s upcoming German visit to be a milestone: Quader PM’s upcoming German visit to be a milestone: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to Germany is likely to be a milestone in taking the relations between the two…

Biz Capital
CCC to dig a new canal to ease water logging CCC to dig a new canal to ease water logging

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has taken an initiative to dig a new canal to ease the long-drawn water logging crisis in the port city.  Sources in the CCC engineering department said…

Editorial
Government’s First Month in Office: Morning Shows the Day? Government’s First Month in Office: Morning Shows the Day?

Awami League led by Sheikh Hasina after a landslide victory in the 11th parliamentary election has formed a government with grassroots politicians and people with a clean image. Many of the party’s…

Post-logue
Significance of Observing National Library Day Significance of Observing National Library Day

With the meaningful slogan ‘Make the enlightened people read books in the library’ the country is observing the second ‘National Library Day’ aiming at building an educated…

Business
Discount galore at DITF to attract visitors Discount galore at DITF to attract visitors

Most of the companies and exhibitors participating at the Dhaka International Trade Fair are offering huge discounts and gifts to promote brands and boost sales as the month-long fair is going to end…

Asia
Taliban takes centre stage as Kabul cut out of peace talks Taliban takes centre stage as Kabul cut out of peace talks

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani is being pushed to the sidelines as the Taliban ignores his overtures for peace and negotiates instead with his friends, and enemies, over the future of Afghanistan, reports…

World
Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts

WASHINGTON: The US Senate approved by a large majority Monday an amendment critical of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan, in a sign of the deep discontent…

Culturetainment
Palash Mahbub’s 7 books at book fair Palash Mahbub’s 7 books at book fair

Country's largest annual book festival ‘Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela’ is underway on the premises of Bangla Academy and at the adjacent Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital. This year,…

Winner
It’s now or never for Gayle It’s now or never for Gayle

It’s now or never for Chris Gayle. The living legend of Twenty20 cricket is yet to fire in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and defending champions Rangpur Riders need him to deliver…

My Districts
Not all is well with Bagerhat Gen Hospital Not all is well with Bagerhat Gen Hospital

BAGERHAT: Thousands of people of the district are unable to have access to its 100-bed General Hospital for lack of medical facilities, doctors and staff. In 1970, a 50-bed hospital started…

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New head of UN observer mission lands in Yemen New head of UN observer mission lands in Yemen

SANAA:  Retired Danish general Michael Lollesgaard arrived Tuesday in Sanaa to head the UN observer mission in war-wracked Yemen and replace his predecessor whose ties with the rebels were reportedly…

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