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No safe disposal of solid waste yet By Other | Last Updated: 19th August, 2017, 00:00

The issue of safe disposal of solid waste from the newly-established tannery estate in Savar has still remained unresolved, resulting in environmental hazards. Sources said Dhaka North…

No safe disposal of solid waste yet

Flood situation improves in northern region

The flood situation has improved in the country’s  northern region but the shortage of food and drinking water has turned acute in affected areas. The fall in water levels…


Many private varsities still running illegally

Many private universities are still running illegally thanks to the education ministry’s ‘reluctance’ to take action against them as per the recommendations of the University Grants…


Primary teacher ‘gang-raped’ in classroom

BARGUNA: An assistant teacher of a primary school was allegedly gang raped in a classroom of the school in Betagi upazila, reports UNB. The victim filed a case with Betagi police station…

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Price of essentials marks sharp rise amid flood Price of essentials marks sharp rise amid flood

Prices of most essential commodities increased further at different kitchen markets in the capital largely due to heavy rainfall across the country and flooding in northern districts. …

Metropolis
CCC plans hawker-free footpaths: Mayor CCC plans hawker-free footpaths: Mayor

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin emphasised the need for bringing all public transports under single management to streamline the traffic system and avert unhealthy…

Sun Extra
Unsustainable river management behind flood, draught: IFC Unsustainable river management behind flood, draught: IFC

Leaders of the International Farakka Committee (IFC) on Friday described excessive floods and acute water scarcity faced by Bangladesh during the rainy and dry seasons respectively as the outcome of…

Editorial
Chikungunya in Bangladesh: Foreseen from 2012 Chikungunya in Bangladesh: Foreseen from 2012

It is a time that demands our attention to learn more to prevent the threat of the disease Chikungunya. The name Chikungunya came from `Makonde’ ethnic group in southeast Tanzania and northern…

Post Loug
Ongoing Devastating Flood: What to Do with Rice Ongoing Devastating Flood:  What to Do with Rice

Brahmaputra basin faces an unprecedented flood wave in Aug 2017” was a cautionary message from a blogger of South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People. The joint river commission (JRC) is…

Asia
Japan, US vow to boost alliance to deter North Korea Japan, US vow to boost alliance to deter North Korea

WASHINGTON: Japan and the United States on Thursday pledged to step up defense cooperation in response to the increased threat posed by North Korea’s weapons programs, while further pressuring…

World
World leaders condemn Barcelona terror attack World leaders condemn Barcelona terror attack

BARCELONA: As Spanish police on Friday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, world leaders have condemned the attack, expressing outrage…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Zahir’s 82nd birth anniversary today Cultural arena celebrates Zahir’s 82nd birth anniversary today

The cultural arena of the country will celebrate the 82nd birth anniversary of Zahir Raihan – an internationally-acclaimed filmmaker of the country - today. To mark the day in a…

Winner
CA delegates satisfied with Ctg security and ground condition CA delegates satisfied with Ctg security and ground condition

Cricket Australia’s (CA) Head of Security Sean Carroll and Team Security Manager Frank Dimasi are satisfied with the security measures taken in Chittagong which have been initiated by Bangladesh…

My Districts
Septuagenarian gets back ancestral land after long legal battle Septuagenarian gets
back ancestral land
after long legal battle

JESSORE: Septuagenarian Shantilata, a resident of Magura village in Abhaynagar, recently managed to win back her family’s ancestral land many years after a vested quarter grabbed it in the name…

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Man shot after stabbings in Finnish city Man shot after stabbings in Finnish city

HELSINKI: Police in Finland say they have shot a man who reportedly stabbed several people in the south-western city of Turku, reports BBC. The man has been taken into custody after being shot…

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