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SSC certificates on sale! By Other | Last Updated: 24th January, 2017, 00:00

A section of officials at Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTED) have been found involved in selling Secondary School Certificate (vocational) certificates through forgery at various stages.  …

SSC certificates 
on sale!

Number of BO accounts on rise

As the capital market is showing a positive vibe, the number of new beneficiary owner (BO) accounts is growing gradually, showing signs that new investors are entering the market to cash in on the…


HC questions fresh verification of gazetted freedom fighters

The High Court has questioned legality of the government’s fresh move to verify the freedom fighters already included in the gazette.   The HC issued a rule on Monday asking…


Hatirjheel water taxi service gets popular

Water taxi service in Hatirjheel Lake in the capital is gaining popularity as many commuters are using the waterway everyday to avoid traffic congestion on road.   The water transport…

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Four rental power plants may get 5-yr extension Four rental power plants may get 5-yr extension

The government is likely to allow four rental power plants for another five-year term subject to withdrawal of their dispute with the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).  …

Metropolis
Statelessness a global problem: Shirin Statelessness a global
problem: Shirin

Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Executive Committee Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Monday said statelessness is a global problem, not a single country one, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
‘German keen to work on textile education’ ‘German keen to work on textile education’

Christian von Mitzlaff, Programme Coordinator of German-Bangladesh Higher Education Network on Sustainable Textiles, called on UGC Chairman Prof Abdull Mannan at the latter’s office in the capital…

Editorial
Seven Murders: None is above Law Seven Murders: None is above Law

To the greatest gratification of all the people having love for truth and justice, a lower court of Bangladesh has recently come up with a verdict that would definitely go down in history considering…

News & Newsmaker
Dog lies on top of owner to save life from freezing Dog lies on top of owner to save 
life from freezing

Dog lies on top of owner to save life from freezing In what can only be described as a heroic act, a golden retriever managed to save his owner’s life by lying on top of him for almost 24 hours…

Asia
‘Need more time and space’ to solve Rohingya crisis ‘Need more time and space’ 
to solve Rohingya crisis

SINGAPORE: Myanmar’s deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government “time and space” to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns…

World
Trump looks to steady ship after fraught start Trump looks to steady ship after fraught start

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump gets down to work Monday, signing a slew of executive orders to start rolling out his policy agenda after a tumultuous start put his administration on the back foot,…

Culturetainment
Kolkata-based dance troupe delights Dhaka audience Kolkata-based dance troupe delights Dhaka audience

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre of Dhaka organised an event of Gaudiya Nritya at Jaityo Natyashala of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the city last evening.   A 13-member Gaudiya…

Winner
New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

  New Zealand 354 (Nicholls 98, Taylor 77, Latham 68, Shakib 4/50) and 111/1 (Latham 41*) beat Bangladesh 289 (Sarkar 86, Shakib 59, Southee 5/94, Boult 4/87) and 173 (Wagner…

My Districts
Project to supply arsenic-free water in Rajshahi Project to supply arsenic-free water in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has been supplying arsenic-free drinking to people in some parts of the dried tract, reports BSS. By dint of implementation…

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Storms claim 18 lives in southeast US Storms claim 18 lives in southeast US

WASHINGTON:  Powerful weekend storms roared through the southeastern United States, killing 18 people as violent weather left a trail of destruction, authorities said, reports AFP.  …

Business
Taka stable against dollar for last five years Taka stable against dollar 
for last five years

Taka maintained a ‘stable’ position against the US dollar (USD) in the last five years. Bangladesh Bank foreign exchange data shows that Bangladeshi taka (BDT) keeps its value…

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