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Philippine court jails ex-bank manager By Other | Last Updated: 11th January, 2019, 00:00

A Philippine court on Thursday sentenced former Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) branch manager Maia Deguito to a jail term ranging from 32 to 56 years in connection with the $81-million…

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BNP suffers poll debacle for its misdeeds: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said BNP suffered debacle in the December 30 national polls as it has failed to wage movement for lack of public support. “Those, who fail to wage…


Bangladesh’s rank in World Passport Index improves

Bangladesh has ranked 97th in the updated Henley Passport Index, gaining three notches up from its previous ranking, reports UNB. With visa-free access to 41 countries, Bangladesh is holding…


Australian cops probe link of Bangladeshi official

Australian police are investigating the alleged involvement of a Bangladesh High Commission official in Canberra in issuing fake tourist visas to a group of Rohingyas living in Australia, Australian…

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Half-yearly jute export dips 27pc to $421m Half-yearly jute export 
dips 27pc to $421m

The country’s jute sector is passing through a rough time due to a fall in exports. During the July-December of 2018-19 fiscal year, jute and jute products exporters fetched around $421…

Metropolis
Return to work, keep trust on govt Return to work, keep trust on govt

Labour Secretary Afroza Khan on Thursday urged the agitating garment workers to return to work keeping trust on the government to resolve and disparity in the wage structure. “In the new…

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Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed in Delhi Bangabandhu’s Homecoming
Day observed in Delhi

New Delhi: Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on Thursday observed Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day paying rich tribute to the greatest Bengali of all time. The homecoming of the Father…

Editorial
The Man Who Made a Nation The Man Who Made a Nation

Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day highlights a thrilling victory by Bangladesh’s people over a demonic Pakistani regime. The crowd shuddered with sky-scrapping “Joy Bangla” slogan…

Business
No NPL from now on: Kamal No NPL from now on: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said there will be no Non-Performing Loan (NPL) from now on as Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) has been directed to take necessary measures to check…

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Ethical views on internet usage: An Islamic perspective Ethical views on internet usage: 
An Islamic perspective

Islam as a complete code of life emphasises on attaining all branches of knowledge. By the first revelation, Allah (swt) commended to "Read". (Al-Qur'an, Surah al-‘Alaq: 96: 1).…

Asia
Kim should take ‘bold’ steps towards denuke: Moon Kim should take ‘bold’ steps towards denuke: Moon

SEOUL: North Korea needs to take “more bold, practical measures for denuclearisation” to ensure sanctions are lifted, the South’s President Moon Jae-in said Thursday with negotiations…

World
Trump storms out of talks on shutdown Trump storms out of talks on shutdown

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said “bye-bye” and stormed out of negotiations Wednesday on funding a US-Mexico border wall when Democratic opponents refused to agree to the project,…

Culturetainment
81th show of Shesh Shanglap tomorrow 81th show of Shesh Shanglap tomorrow

Theatre troupe Shomoy Natyadal will stage its 29th theatrical production ‘Shesh Sanglap’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy tomorrow at 7 pm. This will be…

Winner
Rangpur Riders want to keep winning momentum Rangpur Riders want to keep winning momentum

Defending champions Rangpur Riders are eyeing to keep their winning momentum as they take title aspirants Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League’s clash of the titans. Riders…

My Districts
Lentil farming increases in Barind region Lentil farming increases in Barind region

RAJSHAHI: Farming of lentil is increasing gradually in the region including its vast Barind tract as it requires less cultivation and irrigation cost compared to many other crops especially paddy,…

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No room for graft: Jabed No room for graft: Jabed

CHATTOGRAM: Newly-appointed Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Jabed warned that no corruption will be tolerated and revolutionary changes will be brought in his ministry. He also promised…

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