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No end to violence against women By Other | Last Updated: 8th March, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh, which boasts of having women in the running of the country’s affairs amid greater women’s empowerment, still suffers a setback – violence and discrimination against them.…

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Superstore food not super!

It is Friday. It’s the day we plan to do our weekly household shopping in super shops. But are you sure the food that you buy from these outlets, including popular ones, are safe for human consumption?…


Int’l Women’s Day today

As elsewhere in the world, Bangladesh is celebrating International Women’s Day today focusing on the achievements of women and highlighting their rights and empowerment. This year’s…


Electioneering ends tonight

The electioneering for the first phase of Upazila Parishad polls slated for Sunday will end tonight. The Election Commission (EC) has taken all necessary preparations for holding the polls in…

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Bangladesh, KSA sign 2 deals; 4 MoUs Bangladesh, KSA sign 2 deals; 4 MoUs

Bangladesh has signed two agreements and four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Saudi Arabia for the development of different sectors in Bangladesh including power and industrial sectors.…

Metropolis
Support women to create a better world: UN chief Support women to create a better world: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called upon all to support women and girls who are breaking down barriers to create a better world for everyone, reports UNB. “Let’s make…

Sun Extra
Trump revokes Obama-era order to report civilian drone deaths Trump revokes Obama-era order to report civilian drone deaths

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump revoked a policy Wednesday that required the Central Intelligence Agency to account for civilian deaths from drone strikes, reports AFP.   …

Editorial
We Should Be Cautious about Foreign Loan We Should Be Cautious about Foreign Loan

For the last few weeks, a number of news items on foreign debts of different countries including Bangladesh, published in various newspapers, came to my notice and in fact, have made me worried. Some…

Business
Cut interest rate for poultry industry Cut interest rate for 
poultry industry

Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzak on Thursday urged the financial institutions to reduce the bank interest to 8 percent especially for the poultry industry as the sector has been passing through a…

Asia
Indian government in new dogfight over Rafale deal Indian government in new dogfight over Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition Thursday called for a corruption probe into a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal, raising pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as government lawyers threatened…

World
Guaido urges Europe to tighten sanctions on Maduro govt Guaido urges Europe to tighten sanctions on Maduro govt

BERLIN: Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Europe Thursday to intensify financial sanctions against the regime of Nicolas Maduro, a day after Caracas expelled the German ambassador…

International Women's Day
Lots of Gain, Lots Remain Lots of Gain, Lots Remain

Pro-Women Policy Women in the country have come a long way in the past decade under the able-guidance of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Her government has undertaken pro-women…

Culturetainment
Joy Bangla Concert: Reviving history through music Joy Bangla Concert: Reviving history through music

Singers and artistes brought history alive through musical performances at the much-hyped Joy Bangla Concert at Army Stadium in the capital on Thursday. Marking the date of Father of the Nation…

Winner
Need to take control of the first innings, says Riyad Need to take control of the first innings, says Riyad

Bangladesh stand-in skipper Mahmudullah Riyad said on Thursday that they need to capitalise the first innings as that will dictate the course of the game in the second Test at Wellington. Bangladesh…

My Districts
Use of jute bags stressed for bring back golden glory Use of jute bags stressed for bring back golden glory

RAJSHAHI: Speakers here underscores for large-scale promotion of jute sacks as effective means of revitalising the lost glory of golden jute. They viewed forging social resistance against use…

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