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BNP reluctant to abandon Jamaat By Other | Last Updated: 6th March, 2019, 00:00

Despite continued local and international pressure, opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is reluctant to leave its key ally -- fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami -- as it wants to use the hated…

BNP reluctant to abandon Jamaat

Beware of house helps!

In an increasingly changing Dhaka where couples go out to work leaving behind domestic helps to do the household chores, here is a bad piece of news. Many of these hands have been found to be members…


Despite resistance, BIWTA goes tough with land grabbers

Despite resistance, a bolder Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Tuesday appeared to be tougher in its actions to clear illegal structures on the dying Buriganga river that crosses…


Digital fencing goes into operation

New Delhi: Digital smart fencing system that India has installed along its border with Bangladesh has gone into operation.  Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the operation…

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Golden days ahead for golden fibre Golden days ahead for golden fibre

Jute, once known as the golden fibre, is ushering in new hope thanks to diversification of jute products and widening the export market. Demand for jute and jute-based products are growing in…

Metropolis
UK urged to deport all convicted criminals UK urged to deport all convicted criminals

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday requested the outgoing UK High Commissioner Alison Blake to deport all convicted criminals including acting chairman of BNP Tarique Rahman living in the UK.…

Editorial
Cross-Border Politics or Vote Politics? Cross-Border Politics or Vote Politics?

Since the partition in 1947, the tension between India and Pakistan centring the issue of Kashmir has been continuing. Insurgency movement, supported by the Pakistani army, in the Indian Kashmir is…

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Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech: A Masterpiece of oratory Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech: A Masterpiece of oratory

Joy Bangla. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s speech of 7th March 1971 focuses on the aspects that transcend Bangladesh’s history. It is considered to be one of the greatest speeches…

Business
Ecnec okays EZ in N’ganj for Japanese investors Ecnec okays EZ in N’ganj for Japanese investors

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects, including one to set up an economic zone in Narayanganj for Japanese investors spending Tk 2,582…

Asia
All options will be available in case of another terror strike: India All options will be available in case of another terror strike: India

NEW DELHI: India will have “all options” available in case there is another terror strike, Indian official sources asserted on Tuesday while maintaining that the government will insist…

World
Democrats launch sweeping probe targeting dozens in Trump orbit Democrats launch sweeping probe targeting dozens in Trump orbit

WASHINGTON: US Democratic lawmakers launched Monday their most ambitious investigation yet into alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of office by Donald Trump, targeting dozens of individuals in…

Culturetainment
Kumar Bishwajit comes up with Baishakhi song Kumar Bishwajit comes up with Baishakhi song

Popular singer Kumar Kumar Bishwajit has recently lent his voice to a new song which will be released on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh. The song, which describes the beauty and spirit of our…

Winner
Shakib returns Shakib returns

Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan returned back to training session on Tuesday after a long while due to injury which he sustained during the final of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).…

My Districts
Pry schoolkids attend classes under open sky Pry schoolkids attend classes under open sky

CHANDPUR: Students of a government primary school in Kachua upazila have been attending classes under the open sky for the last few weeks as their school building has turned dilapidated and too risky…

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‘Modi sari’ flies off shelves as India poll fever grows ‘Modi sari’ flies off shelves as India poll fever grows

MUMBAI: D. Gokal is buying a sari for his wife that may not be to everyone’s taste—a huge image of Indian leader Narendra Modi’s face is printed on it, reports AFP. “It’s…

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