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Quader not out of danger By Other | Last Updated: 4th March, 2019, 00:00

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader, who was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on early Sunday with severe breathing problem, was improving, but not out of danger.…

Quader not out of danger

Over 1,000 listed yaba pushers out of reach

Smuggling of yaba from neighbouring Myanmar continues as more than 1000 listed drug traffickers are still active in their illegal trade evading arrest. Remaining behind the scene, they continue…


Candidates finalised

The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) on Sunday finalised the list of candidates for the election to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union and hall unions slated for March 11. A…


None to check food adulteration !

Food adulteration in the country has reached an alarming state posing a grave risk to public health. Meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, sweetmeats and other readymade food items selling in the…

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PM alerts Army to any threat PM alerts Army to any threat

RAJSHAHI: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the Bangladesh Army to remain always ready to unitedly face internal and external threats for protecting the constitution and the sovereignty…

Metropolis
Four convicts file appeals against HC verdict Four convicts file appeals against HC verdict

Lt Col (sacked) Tarek Sayeed Mohammad and three other death row convicts in Narayanganj seven killings case filed appeals against the High Court verdict that confirmed their capital punishment.…

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Shun outdated mindset to join workforce Shun outdated mindset to join 
workforce

Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) and UN Women Bangladesh jointly organised the youth forum urging women not to submit to an outdated social mindset to enter into workforce. The event titled…

Editorial
March: Month of Deliverance March: Month of Deliverance

Every year, the month ‘March’ comes as part of the natural cycle. All months are important but ‘March of 1971’ is of very special significance in the lives of the people of…

Business
WB approves $100mn for public financial management reform WB approves $100mn for public 
financial management reform

The World Bank is going to provide US$100 million low-cost loan to Bangladesh to help the government carry out reform in public financial management. The approval for the loan was made at a…

Asia
US, S Korea end key joint military drills US, S Korea end key joint military drills

SEOUL: The US and South Korea announced Sunday an end to key annual large-scale military exercises in support of diplomatic efforts to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme,…

World
Qaeda-linked Syria group kills 21 regime forces Qaeda-linked Syria group kills 21 regime forces

BEIRUT: A Syrian jihadist group linked to Al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces Sunday near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said, reports…

Culturetainment
Suborna gets ‘Golam Mustafa Memorial Award’ Suborna gets ‘Golam Mustafa Memorial Award’

Ekushey Padak winning actress and Member of Parliament Suborna Mustafa has been awarded ‘Golam Mustafa Memorial Award 2019’. The award ceremony was held at the Shilpakala Academy…

Winner
Mahmudullah, Soumya heroics go in vain Mahmudullah, Soumya heroics go in vain

Batsman Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah Riyad each struck a century but Bangladesh were all out for 429 runs in the second innings to suffer an innings and 52-run defeat in the first Test against New…

My Districts
Fish drying empowers coastal women Fish drying empowers coastal women

Nur Banu, a 50-year old costal marginal lady residing in the southeastern part of Bangladesh, became economically empowered within only four years working at a local fish drying farm. “We…

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Algerians protest Bouteflika bid for fifth term Algerians protest Bouteflika bid for fifth term

ALGIERS: New protests broke out in the Algerian capital on Sunday against a fifth term for ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who faced a midnight deadline to register for April elections, reports…

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Human capital for technological growth Human capital for technological growth

Bangladesh has to focus on development of skilled human resources in computer engineering to tap opportunities in technology, a sector leader opined. Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS) President…

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