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Police ‘inactive’ for tracing victims By Other | Last Updated: 11th December, 2017, 00:00

Law enforcement agencies have taken no effective initiative to trace victims of disappearance or abduction, which has thrown their families into grave anxiety. No effective initiative…

Police ‘inactive’ for tracing victims

Rain disrupts city life

Commuters experienced severe traffic congestion on different roads in the capital on Sunday due to rain caused by a depression in the Bay of Bengal. Office-goers and school, college and…


Mongla port use too expensive

The cost of unloading goods from ships at Mongla port is four times higher than that at Chittagong port. As per charts of the authorities, the charges of unloading goods at both the ports…


PM leaves for Paris today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves for Paris today on a three-day official visit to join the  One Planet Summit.   “The premier is going to Paris to join the One Planet…

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Every house to get electricity: PM Every house to get
electricity: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed her resolve to lighten up each and every house of the country by producing electricity from different sources, reports UNB. “We’ll…

Editorial
Functional UP Standing Committees and Perceived Benefits Functional UP Standing
Committees and Perceived Benefits

In Bangladesh, local government institutions especially the Union Parishads (UP) have limited functional jurisdiction and capacity in delivering services in the areas such as, health, agriculture and…

Metropolis
Allegation of Ctg port recruitment scam false: Shajahan Allegation of Ctg port recruitment scam false: Shajahan

CHITTAGONG: Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan on Sunday said there was no nepotism in recruitment of manpower in Chittagong Port. Those who raised allegations regarding the appointment…

Sun Extra
Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS Iraq holds military
parade to celebrate victory over IS

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad on Sunday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State group, reports AFP.

Asia
Left alliance wins majority in Nepal parliamentary polls Left alliance wins majority in Nepal parliamentary polls

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s Left alliance was on Sunday heading towards comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections, winning 72 of the 89 seats so far in the historic polls that many hope will…

World
New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem 
declaration

JERUSALEM: New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that has drawn global condemnation…

Culturetainment
Bonhishikha mesmerises audience at National Museum Bonhishikha mesmerises audience at National Museum

Bonhishikha, a reputed cultural organisation of the country mesmerise audience at Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on Saturday. Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre was organised the cultural…

My Districts
All should pay VAT, taxes to strengthen economy: Noor All should pay VAT, taxes to strengthen economy: Noor

RANGPUR: Cultural Affairs Minsiter Asaduzzaman Noor, MP, here on Sunday said the citizens should pay appropriate VAT and taxes in order to build a self-reliant nation for the future generations in…

Winner
Shakib appointed Test captain Shakib appointed Test captain

Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced Shakib Al Hasan as the captain of Bangladesh National Cricket Team Test squad while Mahmudullah Riyad has been appointed as the Vice-captain of the Test team.…

Business
Call for taking softer stance on VAT collection Call for taking softer stance on VAT collection

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) president Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin on Sunday urged the government to play a lenient role while realising VAT considering the country’s…

News link
3 arrested over attempted arson on Swedish synagogue 3 arrested over attempted arson on Swedish synagogue

STOCKHOLM: Police in Sweden on Sunday arrested three people over a failed arson attempt at a synagogue in the country’s second largest city, Gothenburg, reports AFP. The three were…

Scitech
Digital mapping of Liberation War Digital mapping of Liberation War

Internet-based news producer Priyo Limited has taken step to build ‘largest digital archive’ with digital mapping of the liberation war of Bangladesh. The developers aim to archive…

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