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Rain ruins city life By Other | Last Updated: 9th April, 2019, 00:00

Five people were killed as heavy rain, accompanied by hailstorm, battered normal life in the capital and some other places of the country on Monday afternoon. Sources said five people died in…

Rain ruins city life

Elevators turn death traps

Many elevators in high-rise commercial buildings and residential apartments have turned into death traps for urban inhabitants due to lack of regular maintenance. Some fatal accidents   …


Fireman Sohel dies at S’pore hospital

Firefighter Sohel Rana, who was seriously injured during Banani’s FR Tower fire rescue operation, has died in a Singapore hospital early Monday, a spokesman said. He died while undergoing…


5 Bangladeshis killed in Malaysia road crash

Five Bangladeshis were among those killed in a bus accident in Malaysia on Sunday. At least 14 people were killed after a factory bus carrying them plunged into a drain near the Kuala Lumpur…

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Akhaura-Sylhet rail route gets dual gauge Akhaura-Sylhet rail route gets dual gauge

The government is going to spend Tk 16,104 crore to upgrade the Akhaura-Sylhet metre gauge rail line into dual gauge line in a bid to ensure smooth movement of railway traffic in the section. The…

Metropolis
Govt can’t forcibly release anyone on parole: Anisul Govt can’t forcibly release anyone on parole: Anisul

The government cannot forcibly release a prisoner on parole if that person does not apply for it, Law Minister Anisul Huq said Monday, dismissing allegations raised by some BNP leaders, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
Activities of ‘Imperial Hospital’ to start before Ramadan Activities of ‘Imperial Hospital’ to start before Ramadan

CHATTOGRAM: Activities of the state-of-the-art privately-developed ‘Imperial Hospital Limited (IHL)’ will be launched before the holy month of Ramadan in the port city. The hospital…

Editorial
Green Governance: Where Bangladesh Stands? Green Governance: Where Bangladesh Stands?

Governance is generally defined as steering rather than rowing the changing processes of policy decisions and actions across the boundaries of the private, public and civic sectors. Increasingly, this…

Human Rights
Human Rights of Disabled and Autistic Persons Human Rights of Disabled and Autistic Persons

A discussion-meeting on “Mainstreaming of Persons with Disabilities focusing Autism: Role of State & Non-State Actors” was held at a hotel in Dhaka on Thursday 04 April 2019. A…

Business
Govt can introduce unemployment benefits Govt can introduce 
unemployment 
benefits

The government should introduce unemployment benefits, if it failed to ensure jobs for the youths, observed a leading ruling party lawmaker on Monday. “The government should effectively…

Asia
BJP releases manifesto for Lok Sabha polls BJP releases manifesto 
for Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: Releasing the BJP Sankalp Patra, or manifesto, for Lok Sabha (LS) elections 2019 on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government was moving ahead with ‘one mission and…

World
May scrambles to find Brexit breakthrough May scrambles to find Brexit breakthrough

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with German and French leaders Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron as she scrambles to find a Brexit breakthrough ahead of Wednesday’s crucial…

Culturetainment
hoichoi launches trailer of Dhaka Metro hoichoi launches trailer of Dhaka Metro

Renowned director Amitabh Reza Chowdhury steps into the world of web series with his new project Dhaka Metro. The trailer of Dhaka Metro was launched on Monday by digital platform hoichoi, amidst media…

Winner
Gazi glide past Shinepukur Gazi glide past Shinepukur

Gazi Group Cricketers claimed their rain-hit Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) match against Shinepukur Cricket Club as Gazi won by 21 by virtue of D/L method at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket…

My Districts
Farmers expect bumper production of HYV wheat in Barind tract Farmers expect bumper production of HYV wheat in Barind tract

RAJSHAHI: Farmers are now on the final stage of harvesting their cultivated wheat with satisfactory yield in the region including its vast Barind tract thanks to the newly developed high yielding varieties…

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Japan abdication stirs female succession debate Japan abdication stirs female succession debate

TOKYO: Japanese Emperor Akihito’s historic abdication later this month has reignited concerns over the future of what is believed to be one of the world’s oldest royal families, given its…

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