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Justice still elusive By Other | Last Updated: 13th April, 2019, 00:00

Eighteen years have elapsed since the deadly bomb attack during Pahela Boishakh celebrations at Ramna Batamul in the capital, but the perpetrators of the gruesome attack are yet to be punished.…

Justice still 
elusive

Prime suspect arrested

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Friday arrested the prime suspect in Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder from Mymensingh district. “Nur Uddin was nabbed at a seed store at Bhaluka around…


Killers won’t be spared, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the killers of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi will not be spared and they will get exemplary punishment for the heinous crime. “Those who…


Lumkani to check slum fires

When there is a fire in slum, it quickly spreads and leaves behind only ashes and which means that those who are affected become paupers again. But, an inexpensive device called Lumkani is here to…

Back Page
Footwear exports fetch $651m in 9 months Footwear exports fetch 
$651m in 9 months

Footwear sector is strengthening its footing in the international market despite the negative growth of Bangladeshi leather products in export markets. Footwear exports totalled $651 million…

Metropolis
Dhaka keen to set better connectivity with Thimphu: FM Dhaka keen to set better connectivity 
with Thimphu: FM

Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said Bangladesh is giving more emphasizes on establishing better connectivity with Bhutan during the ongoing visit of Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay…

Sun Extra
Govt stresses achieving decent work for all: Envoy Masud Govt stresses achieving decent work for all: Envoy Masud

The Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has said Bangladesh is on the path of graduation from the LDC category and at this critical juncture, the government…

Editorial
Demons Must Die and Civilisation Survive Demons Must Die and Civilisation Survive

One of the most heinous and brutal crimes in Bangladesh in recent times is the burning to death of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, an 18-year-old student of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa in Feni. She refused…

Post-logue
From Hijri to Bangla Calendar From Hijri to Bangla Calendar

It is known to all of us that the Bangla Era (Bangla Shon) is essentially the solar version of the Hijri lunar year. Almost ninety per cent of the country’s population are Muslims. The underlying…

Asia
Kim gains more power in N Korea leadership shuffle Kim gains more power in
N Korea leadership shuffle

SEOUL: North Korea has replaced its long-serving head of state with a close aide to leader Kim Jong Un, promoting a man who was placed on a US sanctions list last year for alleged human rights abuses,…

World
Sudanese defy curfew to demand military rulers quit Sudanese defy curfew to 
demand military rulers quit

KHARTOUM: Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass…

Culturetainment
5 Bangladeshi films to be screened at SAARC Film Fest 2019 5 Bangladeshi films to be screened at SAARC Film Fest 2019

A total of five Bangladeshi films will be screened at the 9th SAARC Film Festival which will begin from May 7 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Among these films, two films are full-length features and…

Winner
Ctg Abahani beat NoFeL Ctg Abahani beat NoFeL

Chittagong Abahani Ltd thrashed NoFeL Sporting Club by 3-0 goals in their Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football match at Shaheed Bulu Stadium in Noakhali on Friday. Chittagong Abahani finally…

My Districts
200 school buildings risky in Khulna 200 school buildings
risky in Khulna

KHULNA: More than 200 primary schools are running their academic activities in shabby and old buildings in nine upazilas of the district, putting lives of young learners at risk, reports UNB. Teachers…

News link
UN torture expert warns over Assange extradition to US UN torture expert warns over Assange extradition to US

EVILARD: Julian Assange is not guaranteed a fair trial in the United States, a UN rights expert told AFP Friday, questioning the US justice system’s credibility in national security cases, reports…

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