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JS goes into its ‘last’ session today amid AL-BNP row By Other | Last Updated: 21st October, 2018, 00:00

The 23rd session, probably the last one of the current 10th parliament, begins today amid bitter relations between the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP over the next national election.   …

JS goes into its ‘last’ session today amid AL-BNP row

Ershad declares 18-pt manifesto

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad announced an 18-point election manifesto for ‘good governance and development of the nation’ from a rally of the Sammilito Jatiya Jote at Suhrawardy Udyan…


‘Mahbub walked out of EC meet to create controversy’

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder walked out of meetings of the Election Commission and submitted ‘notes of descent’ to trigger controversy. Three other election commissioners…


Trauma still haunts arson attack survivors

The survivors of arson attacks that took place on the streets of Dhaka and elsewhere in the country are still haunted by the horror and trauma even after almost four years of the mayhem triggered by…

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Extend support for continuation of dev Extend support for 
continuation of dev

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought the support of university teachers in the upcoming general election for continuation of the country’s current pace of development, reports BSS.…

Editorial
Private Poultry Sector in National Protein Grid Private Poultry Sector in 
National Protein Grid

For catering to the nutritional needs of an ever growing population, the contributions of private poultry farms are undeniably to be reckoned with great importance in the nutrition-starved context…

Metropolis
‘Dhaka fully committed to safeguarding HR’ ‘Dhaka fully committed 
to safeguarding HR’

Masud Bin Momen, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, said Bangladesh is fully committed to safeguarding human rights and fundamental freedoms of its people…

Asia
We’re working on finding apt dates, places: Pompeo We’re working on finding apt dates, places: Pompeo

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that he hopes to receive his North Korean counterpart in Washington in the coming weeks to arrange a new summit, reports AFP.  “I’m…

World
Moscow kills 88,000 Syria rebels in 3 years Moscow kills 88,000 Syria rebels in 3 years

MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister said Saturday that almost 88,000 rebels had been killed in Syria in the three years since Moscow’s intervention to back government forces, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
100th show of Tringsha Shatabdee 100th show of Tringsha Shatabdee

Popular theatre troupe Swapnadal’s anti-war production Tringsha Shatabdee’s 100th show was held at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital on…

My Districts
Reduction in waterborne diseases improves health index Reduction in waterborne diseases improves health index

RANGPUR: With reduction in recurrence of waterborne diseases following growing public consciousness, the overall health indexes improved largely in rural areas of the district in last ten years.…

Winner
Zimbabwe series part of WC preparation, says Mashrafe Zimbabwe series part of WC preparation, says Mashrafe

Bangladesh National Cricket Team ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza is taking Zimbabwe very seriously as they take on Chevrons in the first ODI of the series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS)…

Business
Teletalk plans to expand network in remote areas Teletalk plans to expand 
network in remote areas

State-run mobile phone operator Teletalk is set to expand its network in hard-to-reach areas with solar powered base stations in a bid to claw back its falling market share.  The company…

Campus
Gender parity in higher education: Need for a paradigm shift Gender parity in higher education: 
Need for a paradigm shift

Gender parity and equality have been much talked agenda for development, of which concrete definitions have been absent, making measurement of achievements in parity and equality difficult. So it is…

Opinion
Laws against religious intolerance on social media Laws against religious intolerance on social media

Hate comments on religion are a common issue on social media. More often than not, those belonging to the minority religious groups are at the receiving end of such comments. The comments tend to contain…

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