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DUCSU polls today, finally By Other | Last Updated: 11th March, 2019, 00:00

The much sought-after Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) and hall union elections are being finally held today with the hope that the body which had been in ‘the intensive…

DUCSU polls today, finally

Girls lag behind boys in higher edn

Female students are lagging behind their male counterparts in higher education in the country mainly for early marriage and poverty. Educationists said girls’ enrolments in primary- and…


157 killed as Ethiopian plane crashes

BISHOFTU: An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed Sunday morning en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew on board, state media reported as African leaders offered…


AL wins in 57, independent candidates in 19 upazilas

Ruling Awami League swept the first-phase Upazila Parishad elections held on Sunday in different districts of the country. Voting was held in 78 upazilas under Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Sirajganj,…

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Jamaat seeking ‘war crime-free’ face Jamaat seeking ‘war crime-free’ face

The fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, the key ally of  the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), in its ongoing bid to return to the mainstream politics were now working to form a new party…

Metropolis
Stand against carbon emission: Kamal Stand against carbon emission: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has called upon all the countries to raise voice against rising carbon emissions in the earth atmospheres for making the world a safe and livable planet. “The…

Sun Extra
SEU literature award-giving ceremony held SEU literature award-giving ceremony held

Southeast University (SEU) organised the “Literature Award Giving Ceremony 2018” at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the city on Saturday. Prof Dr ANM Meshquat Uddin, Vice Chancellor…

Editorial
Bangladesh Politics: Unending Animosity Bangladesh Politics: 
Unending Animosity

In the past few days, there have been some important developments in the political arena of Bangladesh. Barrister Razzak of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh has resigned from the party. It did not end there.…

Business
Give up direct procurement, introduce tendering method Give up direct procurement, introduce tendering method

Experts at a roundtable on Sunday urged the government to give up the direct procurement method and shift to the tendering system especially in power and energy projects in order to ensure transparency…

Asia
Don’t use images of armed forces for campaigns Don’t use images
of armed forces
for campaigns

NEW DELHI: India’s election commission (EC) issued a notice asking political parties not to use images of the country’s armed forces in their campaign posters and other advertising during…

World
15 killed in Mexico nightclub shooting 15 killed in Mexico nightclub shooting

GUANAJUATO: Armed assailants opened fire in a nightclub in central Mexico in the early hours of Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and three others wounded, prosecutors said, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Musical concert ‘Trans-portées’ enthralls Dhaka audience Musical concert ‘Trans-portées’ enthralls Dhaka audience

A musical concert titled “Trans-portées / Scale to Scale” was held at National Theater Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday evening. Organised by Alliance Française…

Winner
Kiwis trail by 173 runs Kiwis trail by
173 runs

Bangladesh’s batsmen again let themselves down as New Zealand edged ahead of them as they ware trailing by just 173 runs at the close of third day’s play in the rain-shortened second Test…

My Districts
BARI arranges field day on hybrid sweet gourd at Shaghata BARI arranges field day on hybrid sweet gourd at Shaghata

GAIBANDHA: A field day on the harvest of hybrid sweet gourd was held at Chinirpotol char under Shaghata upazila in the district on Friday with a call to disseminate the farming of the variety to other…

Scitech
State of ‘safer’ internet State of ‘safer’ internet

Bangladesh has never seen such tremendous growth in any other issues than internet penetration in last one decade due rapid infrastructural development in communication technology. In 2009,…

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