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Illegal level crossings inviting danger By Other | Last Updated: 8th April, 2019, 00:00

Fatal accidents on railway tracks, especially at illegally set up level crossings, have become frequent across the country. According to Bangladesh Railway officials, 80 per cent of the level…

Illegal level crossings inviting danger

Rubana wants to promote women empowerment

The panel of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) led by Dr Rubana Huq sweeped the Saturday’s election of the trade body and she is now set to become its first-ever…


700 Sarbahara men to surrender tomorrow

Around 700 members of Sarbahara Party, an extremist outfit, from 15 districts are going to surrender to police tomorrow. They have decided the surrender after the government called upon the…


Madrasa principal suspended

Siraj-ud-Daulah, the principal of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa in Feni district has been suspended from his position on Sunday for allegedly harassing Nusrat Jahan Rafi, an Alim examinee of…

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July-March exports soar 13pc to $31b July-March exports soar 13pc to $31b

Country’s export earnings in the July- March period of the current financial year (2018-19) grew by 12.57 per cent to $30.90 billion from $27.45 billion in the same period of FY 2017-18.…

Metropolis
Awareness a must to reduce road accidents Awareness a must to reduce road accidents

Law Minister Anisul Haq said coordination between education system and existing law may reduce fatalities on road. He made the remark while addressing as chief guest in a meeting held at Jatiya…

Sun Extra
Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements after vote Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements after vote

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesday’s elections, a deeply controversial move that could prove to…

Editorial
Festivals in Bangladesh: Promoting Integration and Growth Festivals in Bangladesh: 
Promoting Integration and Growth

Bangladesh is a land of festivals. There is a popular saying in Bangla ‘Baro Mashe Tero Paban’ meaning 13 festivals in 12 months. It is interesting to note that many of our festivals are…

Business
Youth determinant of economic success Youth determinant of 
economic success

The country’s huge youth force is the key to its economic success and will play a vital role in advancing the country’s economy in future, said Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday.…

Asia
War of words escalates ahead of India LS polls War of words escalates 
ahead of India LS polls

Udaipur: Hitting out at the Congress and the Left Front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday the opposition parties were hell-bent on removing him from power, even if that meant singing paeans…

World
Deal with Oppn only way to secure Brexit: May Deal with Oppn only way 
to secure Brexit: May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday defended her decision to turn to Britain’s main opposition to get her EU divorce deal approved, warning without cross-party consensus Brexit could…

Culturetainment
Tele Samad laid to rest Tele Samad laid to rest

Renowned film actor and comedian Tele Samad who passed away at a hospital in the capital on Saturday was laid to eternal rest at his village home in Sadar upazila on Sunday, reports UNB. He…

Winner
Marcos brace keep Bashundhara Kings on top Marcos brace keep Bashundhara Kings on top

Bashundhara Kings absolutely destroyed Mohammedan Sporting Club by 4-1 goals in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Sunday. Marcos Vinicius,…

My Districts
Onion seed farming gets popular in Rajshahi Onion seed farming gets popular in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Nazmul Haque, 48, is now dreaming of selling onion seeds of Taka 10 lakh during the current season inspiring many of his fellow farmers for cultivation of this particular verity, reports…

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Turkey slams Netanyahu’s ‘irresponsible’ remarks on settlements Turkey slams Netanyahu’s ‘irresponsible’ remarks on settlements

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Sunday condemned what it called Benjamin Netanyahu’s “irresponsible” remarks after the Israeli leader said he planned to annex settlements in the occupied West…

Scitech
Big technology’s data ethics Big technology’s data ethics

You may not have noticed it, but there’s a feeding frenzy under way in the tech world. Traditionally, such frenzies are driven by greed. This one, interestingly, is driven by fear, though…

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