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Living with bombs ! By Other | Last Updated: 2nd March, 2019, 00:00

Not only the people of Old Dhaka, those living in other parts in the capital are equally in risk of fire hazards as chemical warehouses have mushroomed across the city over the years. Sources…

Living with bombs !

New mayor to give Dhaka North a facelift

The Dhaka North’s newly elected mayor on Friday pledged to give his part of the city a new look after a landslide victory in the by-election the previous day amid heavy rain and a 31.05 percent…


Farm loan declines

The volume of agriculture credit decreased by Tk 6 billion year-on-year in the first seven months of the current fiscal year. According to the latest quarterly report of Bangladesh Bank, banking…


Polan Sarkar passes away

Ekushey Padak winner Polan Sarkar, who contributed greatly to building a social movement of reading books in the country, passed away on Friday. The nonagenarian Polan breathed his last at his…

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Universal application of Bangla still a dream! Universal application of Bangla still a dream!

The country is yet to see the universal application of Bangla language though the nation is celebrating sixty seventh anniversary of language movement this year. While talking to daily sun,…

Metropolis
President for making voters aware of their rights, responsibilities President for making voters aware of their rights, responsibilities

President Abdul Hamid on Friday stressed the need for taking initiative to make voters aware of their rights and responsibilities, reports UNB. “Along with voter enrollment, voters should…

Sun Extra
Erratic climate affects livelihoods in lower Teesta basin: Study Erratic climate affects livelihoods in lower Teesta basin: Study

During the dry season from winter through summer (November-May), cold, fog, droughts, and heat stress gravely affect the agriculture and common people’s livelihoods in lower Teesta River basin,…

Editorial
A Plastic Pistol Is Also a Pistol A Plastic Pistol Is
Also a Pistol

Lots of dusts are being kicked on the issue of 24 February evening incident when a Dubai bound Bangladesh Biman that took off from Shahjalal International Airport of Dhaka and made an emergency landing…

Post-logue
Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation of
Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change not only threatens lives and livelihoods, but also reverses the progress towards sustainable development around the globe. Bangladesh is among the top ten countries that have been the…

Asia
N Korea, US vow to keep talking after Hanoi summit collapse N Korea, US vow to keep talking after Hanoi summit collapse

HANOI: North Korea on Friday promised further negotiations with the US despite a spectacular failure to strike a nuclear deal at their Hanoi summit, with both sides keeping the door of diplomacy open,…

World
Russia vows to continue support for Maduro govt Russia vows to continue support for Maduro govt

MOSCOW: Russia will maintain its support for Venezuela’s government, including with aid supplies, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday, reports AFP. “Russia will continue to…

Culturetainment
The departure of ‘Alor Ferrywala’ The departure of ‘Alor Ferrywala’

Ekushey Padak winner Polan Sarkar, who was affectionately referred to as ‘Alor Ferrywala’ (or distributor of light) for distributing books among people, passed away on Friday.…

Winner
Raval, Latham make Tigers toil Raval, Latham make
Tigers toil

New Zealand continued their merry run in the second day of their first Test against Bangladesh as the hosts’ batters smashed Tiger bowlers all-round the part in the first of the three-match series…

My Districts
Call for strict enforcement of laws to ensure safe food Call for strict enforcement of laws to ensure safe food

RANGPUR: Strict enforcement of the Safe Food Act 2013, Consumers’ Right Protection Act 2009 and Fish Feed and Animal Feed Act 2010 has become imperative to ensure supply of pure and safe foods…

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DNCC gets 36 councillors, DSCC 18 DNCC gets 36 councillors, DSCC 18

A total of 36 new councilors and 12 for reserved seats were elected in the polls held in 18 new wards under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and 18 others under Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).…

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