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Substandard electric materials trigger fire By Other | Last Updated: 10th April, 2019, 00:00

Substandard electric materials, including wire are mainly responsible for incidents of fire across Bangladesh as they cause “short-circuits,” sources in Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD).…

Substandard electric materials trigger fire

AL to be tough against BNP-Jamaat anarchy

Ruling Awami League plans to face the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led 20-party alliance politically to avert any untoward incident during the opposition movement to free its jailed chief Khaleda…


RAJUK must face the court

The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK), the state organisation that approves plans for buildings in capital Dhaka as well as sales and purchases of buildings and flats, should be brought to trial…


BJP to get slim majority in Indian polls: Survey

New Delhi: The Indian ruling BJP-led alliance will get a slim majority in the upcoming Lok Shabha election that begins tomorrow, four opinion polls show. The coalition, led by Narendra Modi’s…

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Shopping gains momentum ahead of Pahela Baishakh Shopping gains momentum ahead of Pahela Baishakh

Clothing stores and groceries are doing brisk trade targeting Pahela Baishakh, the first month of Bengali New Year, which is set to be celebrated on April 14. People are on the shopping spree…

Metropolis
Speaker lauds expatriates’ contribution for dev Speaker lauds expatriates’ contribution for dev

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday lauded the contribution of Bangladeshi expatriates to the country’s overall development as the Qatar unit of Awami League (AL) called…

Biz Capital
Initiatives to scrap 5,400 outdated auto-rickshaws go on slow pace Initiatives to scrap 5,400 outdated auto-rickshaws go on slow pace

The initiative taken to scrap some 5,400 outdated CNG-run auto-rickshaws is going on at a snail’s pace in Chattogram, thanks to reluctance of the drivers and owners. Sources said the Bangladesh…

Editorial
Role of Citizen Charter in Social Accountability Role of Citizen Charter in Social Accountability

Accountability and participation are two important features of good governance. Since citizens elect their government, it is their rights to get involved in the process of governance and hold their…

Post-logue
INSANITY! INSANITY!

On 27 March 2019, a madrassa student, reportedly an Alim examinee, named Nusrat Jahan Rafi sued her institution's principal, Siraj ud-Daulah from Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrassa alleging…

Business
Stocks continue to fall Stocks continue to fall

Stocks plummeted on Tuesday, with prime index of the major bourse dipping to more than three months low, as worried investors sold shares fearing further fall. The benchmark index of the premier…

Asia
Indian rival parties woo women Indian rival parties woo women

MUMBAI: India’s ruling party promised cheap sanitary pads, workplace creches and quotas to get more women into parliament on Monday, seeking to woo female voters ahead of a general election,…

World
British MPs pass law to block no-deal Brexit British MPs pass law to block no-deal Brexit

LONDON: British MPs on Monday passed a new law aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit this week by obliging the government to ask EU leaders for a delay. The law has been rushed through both chambers…

Culturetainment
Lever Ayush Hazaro Konthe Borshoboron 1426 Lever Ayush Hazaro Konthe Borshoboron 1426

Surer Dhara, a leading cultural organisation in the country in association with Channel i, Unilever Bangladesh Limited, will celebrate Bangla New Year 1426 through a gala event titled ‘Lever…

Winner
Half-fit Saifuddin eyes World Cup glory Half-fit Saifuddin eyes World Cup glory

Bangladesh’s half-fit pace bowler Mohammad Saifuddin stated that he is ready to take up the World Cup challenge despite not being hundred percent fit during the upcoming global tournament.…

My Districts
Farmers expect good litchi yield in Rajshahi Farmers expect good litchi yield in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Litchi growers are passing busy days in nursing the trees as huge litchi buds have grown in the region this year making the farmers optimistic of getting a good yield, reports BSS. In…

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Defiant Sudan protesters seek army talks Defiant Sudan protesters seek army talks

KHARTOUM: Sudanese protesters on Monday sought talks with the army on forming a transitional government, as thousands braved a deadly crackdown by security agents for a third day to urge the military…

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