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Polling officer, 4 Ansar men among 6 killed By Other | Last Updated: 19th March, 2019, 00:00

At least six people, including a polling officer and four Ansar members, were shot dead in a violent gun attack in Baghaichhari of Rangamati on Monday evening. Witnesses said a gang of criminals…

Polling officer, 4 Ansar 
men among 6 killed

Noise pollution causing hearing loss

Overuse of mobile phones and headphones and exposure to increasing noise pollution, particularly in urban areas, are causing hearing impairment of a large number of people in the country every year.…


Extradite killer of Bangabandhu

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday morning when they discussed ways to combat terrorism across the world. The two leaders underscored the need…


List of leaders deserting BNP getting longer

Amid growing disappointment among leaders and activists of BNP over the debacle it faced in the 11th parliamentary polls and the failure in waging any effective movement to free party chief Khaleda…

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Keep killers out of office: PM Keep killers out 
of office: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday alerted the people against electing anti-liberation elements, killers, militants and looters for the sake of the development of the country. “I urge…

Metropolis
Distribution of e-passports begins in Jun Distribution of e-passports begins in Jun

Bangladesh is planning to start the distribution of digital passports, also known as ePassports, as early as June this year to ease immigration activities. The e-passport has an embedded electronic…

Sun Extra
Maldives reiterates its ‘India-first’ policy during Sushma visit Maldives reiterates its ‘India-first’ policy during Sushma visit

Male: The Maldives on Monday reaffirmed its “India-First Policy , saying it looks forward to working closely with India on all issues and will remain sensitive towards its security and strategic…

Editorial
Social Work Education in Bangladesh: A Snapshot Social Work Education in Bangladesh: A Snapshot

Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. The development of…

Human Rights
National Human Rights Commission: Promoting Human Rights in the Country National Human Rights Commission: Promoting 
Human Rights in the Country

With the enactment of the National Human Rights Commission Act 2009 the Commission received a boost to function in full swing. The enactment of NHRC Act 2009 and the reconstitution of the commission…

Business
Bangladesh to attain double-digit growth in future: Razzaque Bangladesh to attain double-digit growth in future: Razzaque

Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzaque on Monday said Bangladesh is doing well in achieving healthy GDP growth in continued basis and hoped that the country would also be able to attain the double…

Asia
China defends its divisive security crackdown China defends its divisive security crackdown

BEIJING: China on Monday defended its controversial security crackdown in the fractious far west region of Xinjiang, saying nearly 13,000 “terrorists” have been arrested there since 2014,…

World
May battles to bring Brexiteers onside May battles to bring
Brexiteers onside

LONDON: Britain’s government scrambled Monday to convince Brexit hardliners to give in at last and back Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU divorce deal, though key opponents were refusing…

Culturetainment
Bioscope 3 Children’s Photography Fest ends Bioscope 3 Children’s Photography Fest ends

A three-day photography exhibition titled ‘Bioscope 3 Children’s Photography Festival 2019’, the largest children’s photography exhibition in Bangladesh, ended at National Art…

Winner
Soumya grasps onto DPL as healing stone Soumya grasps onto DPL as 
healing stone

Several national cricketers geared up to take part in the upcoming Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) on Monday, country’s prestigious 50-over tournament leaving the New Zealand shooting…

My Districts
Betel leaf cultivation on rise in Noakhali Betel leaf cultivation 
on rise in Noakhali

NOAKHALI: Farmers of Noakhali are showing more interest in betel leaf cultivation since they got its lucrative market price in the last couple of years. Betel leaf cultivation is increasing day by…

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Police seek arrest warrant in K-pop sex video scandal Police seek arrest warrant in K-pop sex video scandal

SEOUL: South Korean police Monday sought an arrest warrant for a K-pop star accused of filming and distributing illicit sex videos in a burgeoning scandal that has rocked the country’s music…

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