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Road, drainage repair work goes on at snail’s pace By Other | Last Updated: 17th July, 2018, 00:00

Road and drainage repair works in different parts of the capital are progressing at a snail’s pace, causing immense sufferings to the city dwellers. Erratic development works have been…

Road, drainage repair work goes on at snail’s pace

AL, BNP striving to woo voters

Electioneering in Barishal, Rajshahi and Sylhet cities has gained momentum amid exchange of complaints by the mayoral candidates from the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP about violation of election…


2 int’l firms keen to subscribe Bangabandhu satellite

Two large companies from Canada and Singapore have showed interest in subscribing to satellite communication services from Bangabandhu Satellite-1. “We’ve already made huge progress…


Western envoys meet in city

Several foreign envoys, including US Ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat and British High Commissioner Alison Blake, had a meeting in Dhaka on Monday. According to sources, some other…

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Persuade Myanmar to take back Rohingyas Persuade Myanmar to 
take back Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Christine Schrane Burgener to persuade Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.…

Editorial
Politics Behind Anti-quota Protest Politics Behind 
Anti-quota Protest

Arundhati Roy in an interview on The Ministry of Utmost Happiness opined that “Everything is political. Even the facts surrounding the sex life of a goldfish. But yes, fiction and non-fiction…

Metropolis
‘Proper water management required in polder areas’ ‘Proper water management required in polder areas’

Speakers at a programme on Monday said proper water management is necessary to improve food production in the polders of the coastal zone of Bangladesh. Internal water management can play a…

Sun Extra
Adolescent confce held Adolescent confce held

Bangladesh adolescent conference-2018 was held at Momota Polli Resort in Zirabo, Savar on Sunday. Palli Mongal Karmosuchi (PMK) organised the juvenile conference in association with Palli Karma…

Asia
Rights group warns of ‘blatant’ bid to manipulate Pak polls Rights group warns of ‘blatant’ bid to manipulate Pak polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s human rights commission Monday slammed “blatant, aggressive and unabashed” attempts to manipulate the upcoming election, as politicians expressed security fears…

World
US rejects European call for Iran sanctions waiver US rejects European call
for Iran sanctions waiver

PARIS: Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the Financial Times reported Monday, reports…

Culturetainment
21st Young Artists Art Exhibition underway at BSA 21st Young Artists Art Exhibition underway at BSA

The 21st Young Artists Art Exhibition is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Cultural Affairs Minister Assaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the two-week exhibition as the chief guest at the…

My Districts
Chars get green with vegs in Jamalpur Chars get green with
vegs in Jamalpur

Vegetable farming has brought good prospects for the marginal farmers at the char areas in Baksiganj upazila of Jamalpur district. Vegetable cultivation has gained popularity among the people…

Winner
WC’18 as beautiful as 1998 trophy for Deschamps WC’18 as beautiful as 1998 trophy for Deschamps

Didier Deschamps said France were “swimming in happiness” after his players interrupted his post-World Cup final press conference, dancing and showering their manager in drinks as they…

Business
Cabinet approves draft of digital commerce policy Cabinet approves draft of 
digital commerce policy

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the ‘National Digital Commerce Policy 2018’ aiming to ensure safe digital transactions removing mistrust of buyers and purchasers in digital…

News link
Ex-minister backs new Brexit vote as eurosceptics pressure May Ex-minister backs new Brexit vote as eurosceptics pressure May

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May drew fire from all sides Monday over her Brexit strategy as a former minister described it as a “fudge” and called for a second EU referendum,…

Tours & Travels
Bay of Bengal: Future tourism growth area Bay of Bengal: Future tourism growth area

Bay of Bengal is where the future lies. The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) will play an important role in tourism growth in the future.…

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