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Illegal CNG sale goes on unabated By Other | Last Updated: 29th March, 2017, 00:00

Illegal sale of compressed natural gas (CNG) in portable cylinders goes on unabated across the country, depleting the precious energy and increasing the risk of blasts for unsafe gas carriage.…

Illegal CNG sale goes on unabated

Operation at Sylhet militant den ends

The army-led joint forces on Tuesday finished their operation at a militant den at Shibbari in Sylhet wherein four militants were killed in firing and explosions.   Brigadier-General…


Bangabandhu sacrificed his life for people’s freedom: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangabandhu had sacrificed his life for bringing freedom for the people and now it’s the responsibility of the countrymen to protect it, reports BSS.…


All set for Comilla city polls

The stage is now all set for Thursday’s polls to Comilla City Corporation, which brings the ruling Awami League (AL) and its arch rival BNP to a direct electoral confrontation.  …

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Limited tendering process introduced Limited tendering process introduced

From now on, Bangladesh will put in place a limited tendering process to implement China-funded projects instead of handpicking bidders as both the countries have reached a consensus on the new system.…

Metropolis
Two major parties enjoy equal opportunities: EC Two major parties enjoy equal opportunities: EC

Election Commission Secretary Muhammad Abdullah on Tuesday said the two main political parties are enjoying equal opportunities in the Comilla City Corporation (CCC) election.   He…

Sun Extra
Dhaka to host int’l confce on disability in Dec Dhaka to host int’l confce on disability in Dec

Bangladesh will host the 2nd International Conference on Disability and Disaster Risk Management in the first week of December, reports BSS.   The decision was taken at an advisory…

Editorial
To Be Teachers at Public Universities To Be Teachers at
Public Universities

In every country and every society of this world the university teachers are considered as the beacon of knowledge, conscience of a nation and the power house of wisdom. They are also considered as…

Post Loug
Aftermath of Fed Rate Hike Aftermath of Fed Rate Hike

The dawn is now in the world. At last, the Fed has raised the interest rate to prod the economy and to pacify the President! Milton Friedman, the pioneering monetarist and a Nobel Laureate from the…

Asia
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom sacked from Maldives ruling party Maumoon Abdul Gayoom sacked from Maldives ruling party

MALÉ: The Maldives’ ruling party has sacked the country’s former strongman president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom as its leader after he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his half-brother,…

World
Trump attorney general demands cities get tough on migrants Trump attorney general demands cities get tough on migrants

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s attorney general warned US cities that turning a blind eye to illegal migrants could jeopardize billions in federal funding, as the administration doubled down on tough…

Culturetainment
Death of Mizu Ahmed an irreparable loss to country’s filmdom Death of Mizu Ahmed an irreparable loss to country’s filmdom

Iconic Bangladeshi actor and producer Mizu Ahmed is no more among us. The versatile artist died of cardiac arrest in Dhaka on Monday.   He was 63.   Mizu Ahmed,…

Winner
Rain washes out second ODI Rain washes out second ODI

The second ODI of the three-match series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned due to heavy rain at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on Tuesday, reports UNB.   The…

My Districts
Two ‘militants’ held in Rajshahi Two ‘militants’ held
in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Two suspected militants were arrested with around 4.5 kilograms of gunpowder from a Dhaka-bound bus here on Tuesday night, police sources said.   The detainees were preliminary…

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Mideast conflicts leave millions unsure of next meal: UN Mideast conflicts leave millions unsure of next meal: UN

CAIRO: The devastating conflicts gripping the Middle East and North Africa have left 30 million people unsure of their next meal, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said, reports AFP.  …

Business
Govt to set up 13 buffer fertiliser warehouses Govt to set up 13 buffer fertiliser warehouses

The government is going to set up 13 buffer godowns for fertiliser across the country in a bid to curb wastage and maintain quality of the vital agro input.     Some 2.5 lakh…

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