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Asthma cases rise for air pollution By Other | Last Updated: 25th May, 2018, 00:00

The number of people with respiratory diseases, especially asthma, is on the rise in urban areas across the country due to increasing levels of air pollution. Everyday 500 to 600 people now…

Asthma cases rise for air pollution

Bangladesh Bhaban to promote culture, history, literature

Newly constructed Bangladesh Bhaban, scheduled to be inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at Shantiniketan in India on Friday, will promote Bangladeshi…


N Korea dismantles nuclear test site

SEOUL: North Korea said it had “completely” dismantled its nuclear test site on Thursday in a carefully choreographed move portrayed by the isolated regime as a goodwill gesture ahead of…


Priyanka seeks more support for Rohingya kids

UNICEF goodwill ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra on Thursday called for more support for vulnerable Rohingya refugee children and women in Bangladesh. She made the call while…

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Priority projects to have Tk 33cr ADP funds next FY Priority projects to have 
Tk 33cr ADP funds next FY

A sizeable portion of ADP money is going to the priority schemes in 2018-19 fiscal in an apparent move of the government to make the development thrust visible in the election year. Nine priority…

Editorial
Mahathir’s Alliance and Future of Malaysian Politics Mahathir’s Alliance and Future of Malaysian Politics

The 14th general election of Malaysia was held on 9 May 2018. Out of the 222 seats in the Malaysian Parliament, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance got 113 seats and the Barisan…

Metropolis
‘Learn from Bangladesh how to stand by distressed humanity’ ‘Learn from Bangladesh how to 
stand by distressed humanity’

Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra on Thursday said the world should learn from Bangladesh how to stand beside the distressed humanity, reports UNB. She also appreciated…

Sun Extra
57 businesses fined 57 businesses fined

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) in separate drives across the country fined at least 57 business establishments around Tk 657,000 for violating consumers’ rights.…

Asia
Najib quizzed for 2nd time over graft claims Najib quizzed for 2nd time over graft claims

PUTRAJAYA: Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned Thursday by anti-graft investigators for the second time this week over a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal following his shock election…

World
Khamenei lists demands for European powers Khamenei lists demands for European powers

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has set out several conditions for staying in the nuclear deal with world powers. The conditions include protecting Iran oil sales and safeguarding trade.…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 119th birth anniv today Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 119th birth anniv today

Today marks the 119th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam, the national poet of Bangladesh. To mark the day in a befitting manner, the cultural arena of the country has chalked out elaborate…

My Districts
Colombo lemon farming gets popular in Narsingdi Colombo lemon farming gets popular in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: A good number of unemployed educated youths in Shibpur, Belabo, Monohardi and Raipura upazilas of the district have changed their fortune by farming Colombo lemon in last seven years, reports…

Winner
‘Argentina must regain confidence at World Cup’  ‘Argentina must regain confidence at World Cup’

Argentina have to get over recent disappointments in major tournaments in order to challenge for the World Cup title in Russia, Javier Mascherano said Wednesday, reports AP. Mascherano, who…

Business
Economists want more fund for agri-research Economists want more 
fund for agri-research

Economists stressed the need for increasing allocations for research and development in agriculture in the ensuing budget (2018-19) to retain the current success of agri-production and ensure food…

Our faith
Month of mercy and forgiveness Month of mercy and forgiveness

Ramadan is the best month in Islam. It is called the month of fast and is called "The Allah's month" as well. In this month Muslims are obligated to fast from sunrise to sunset. Muslims…

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