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‘Safe Road’ activist killed by bus By Other | Last Updated: 20th March, 2019, 00:00

A student of an army-run university was squashed under the wheels of a bus at Nadda in the capital on Tuesday amid the ongoing police traffic week, sparking a massive protest which was backed by the…

‘Safe Road’ activist killed by bus

8.13pc GDP growth estimated for FY’19

The country’s year-on-year GDP growth will rise to 8.13 percent in the current fiscal year from 7.86 percent on the back of better macroeconomic situation, suggest provisional data.  …

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Road safety promises remain unfulfilled Road safety promises remain unfulfilled

The directives of the Prime Minister’s Office for ensuring road safety went unheeded due to the negligence of authorities concerned in making the roads safe for pedestrians and commuters.…

Metropolis
8 killed in road crashes in 5 districts 8 killed in road crashes in 5 districts

At least eight people were killed in separate road accidents in Rangpur, Sylhet, Pabna, Manikganj and Chuadanga on Tuesday, reports UNB. In Sylhet, a woman and her son were killed in a head-on…

Biz Capital
Dust causes sufferings for people in Halishahar Dust causes sufferings for people in Halishahar

Several lakh residents of the city’s Halishahar area have been experiencing untold sufferings due to higher amount of dust in the air over the last one and a-half years. Halishahar, which…

Editorial
Party-based Local Government Election: Pains and Gains Party-based Local Government Election: Pains and Gains

The practice of party-based local government election is not new as the system is being practised in different democratic countries, including India and Pakistan in the subcontinent. The proponents…

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Ease of Doing Business Index Ease of Doing Business Index

Ease of doing business ranking / index is one of the most discussed issues among the economies around the world. Probably it is one of the World Banks powerful reports that got attention of the governments…

Business
NEC approves Tk 1.65trn revised ADP NEC approves Tk 1.65trn revised ADP

National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday approved a revised ADP of Tk 165,000 crore (Tk 1.65 trillion) for the current fiscal with a special focus on schemes that have impacts on poverty reduction.…

Asia
India fully capable to act against terror: Doval India fully capable to act against terror: Doval

Gurgaon: National Security Advisor (NSA) of India Ajit Doval said Tuesday the leadership of the country is fully capable to deal with any act of terror and against those who abet it, reports PTI.…

World
NZ PM vows mosque killer will face ‘full force of law’ NZ PM vows mosque killer will face ‘full force of law’

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed Tuesday never to utter the name of the twin-mosque gunman as she opened a sombre session of parliament with an evocative “as-salaam…

Culturetainment
Music Fest 2019 begins at Jagannath Univ today Music Fest 2019 begins at Jagannath Univ today

Third edition of two-day “Music Fest-2019” begins today on the campus of Jagannath University (JnU) where famed singers from home and aboard will participate. Vice-Chancellor of…

Winner
Bangladesh-India lock horn in SAFF semi-final today Bangladesh-India lock horn in SAFF semi-final today

Bangladesh National Women’s Football Team are all set to take defending champions India in the second semi-final of the SAFF Women’s Championship scheduled to be held today  at the…

My Districts
Bumper maize yield expected in Nilphamari Bumper maize yield expected in Nilphamari

NILPHAMARI: Farmers of Domar, Dimla, Jaldhaka, Saidpur and Sadar upazila under Nilphamari district are expected bumper production of maize in this season due to the suitable soil, favourable weather…

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US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX

WASHINGTON: Boeing and US aviation regulators are coming under intense scrutiny over the certification of the 737 MAX aircraft after news that two recent crashes share similarities, reports AFP.…

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