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Don’t destroy arable land for setting up industries By Other | Last Updated: 4th April, 2019, 00:00

Giving utmost importance to crop production, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the businessmen not to destroy any arable land for setting up industries. “The country…

Don’t destroy arable land for setting up industries

ADB forecasts 8pc growth in FY19

In its latest economic outlook, Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected a higher 8 per cent growth for Bangladesh economy this year, the fastest in the Asia-Pacific region. Robust private…


Faulty manholes pose risk of accidents

Many manhole covers pose risk of accidents in the capital as they are fixed above or below the surface of roads. According to bikers and drivers, some of the faulty manhole covers even pose…


Most buses ply city roads without valid docs

About 155 buses out of 192 operated by Suprobhat and Jabal-e-Noor, two transport companies whose vehicles killed three students on roads sparking countrywide agitations, are plying in the capital without…

Back Page
111 recommendations ready for final nod 111 recommendations ready for final nod

A total of 111 recommendations have been made to prevent road accidents and bring discipline on the streets across the country. A high-powered committee on ‘restoration of road discipline…

Metropolis
Road crashes kill 5 in 3 districts Road crashes kill 5 in 3 districts

At least five people including a minor girl were killed in separate road crashes in Natore, Khagrachhari and Netrakona districts on Wednesday, reports UNB. In Khagrachhari, pedestrian Mahmudul…

Sun Extra
‘Bangladesh, India enjoying excellent relationship’ ‘Bangladesh, India enjoying excellent relationship’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said the relationship between two neighbouring countries will remain the same even if the Indian government changes following the upcoming national election…

Editorial
Crowding Out Investment and Interest Rate Crowding Out Investment and Interest Rate

Investment is crucial for growth. Investment flows from savings. National savings consists of public and private savings. Many countries in the world face budget deficits; so the lion’s share…

Education
Let books be the best friends of our children Let books be the best friends 
of our children

Ernest Hemingway, a Noble Prize winning American novelist and short story writer, stated, "There is no friend as loyal as a book". When I was a school going girl, I used to take part in various…

Business
Captive power plant policy revised Captive power plant policy revised

The government has approved the revised policy guideline allowing captive power producers to sell their surplus electricity to other users. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved the revised…

Asia
Modi-Mamata row soars ahead of LS polls Modi-Mamata row soars ahead of LS polls

Siliguri: Alleging that Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee created obstacles impeding the speedy development that he delivered in other states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described…

World
Trump ‘100pc’ ready to shut down Mexico border Trump ‘100pc’ ready to shut down Mexico border

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is “100 percent” prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take action to stem…

Culturetainment
Badruddin Hossain Memorial Drama Fest begins today Badruddin Hossain Memorial Drama Fest begins today

The 10th edition of Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial Drama Festival (Natya Utsab) will begin from today with shows of three plays by two local troupes and an Indian troupe simultaneously at three theatre…

Winner
Antcliff leads Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open Antcliff leads Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open

Australian Maverick Antcliff led the charts of Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open in first day after carding an opening eight-under-par 63 to lead by two shots in his debut appearance of Bangabandhu Cup Golf…

My Districts
Sanctuary helping protect fish species in Rajshahi Sanctuary helping
protect fish species
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A sanctuary has started contributing a lot towards protecting and conserving the small indigenous fish species from further degradation in the Padma river and its tributaries, reports BSS.…

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Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of global criticism from politicians, celebrities and…

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