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Women cases crying out for trial By Other | Last Updated: 16th April, 2019, 00:00

Litigants are suffering a lot as over 1.6 lakh cases filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act are pending with different tribunals across the country. Many of the cases have…

Women cases crying out
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Nuruddin, Shamim confess to roles in Nusrat murder

Two prime accused -- Nuruddin and Shahdat Hossain Shamim -- have confessed to their roles in madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder. They gave confessional statement on Monday before Feni…


Chemical Palli to shift to Munshiganj

The Chemical Palli is now being shifted to a much wider space after the devastating fire in Old Dhaka on February 20 that killed at least 67 people.  A new move has been taken to shift…


Bangladesh turns into a sea of colours on Pahela Baishakh

Men, women and children joined in droves the traditional parades and fairs across Bangladesh as they welcomed in the Bengali New 1426 also known as Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar,…

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BNP grass roots for greater movement to free Khaleda BNP grass roots for greater movement to free Khaleda

The grassroots leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) have urged the party central command to wage a greater movement immediately for release of the party chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.…

Metropolis
Speaker for creating skilled manpower to attain SDGs Speaker for creating skilled 
manpower to attain SDGs

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Monday said that sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be achieved through building skilled manpower. “A large portion of our…

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Pahela Baishakh celebrated in missions abroad Pahela Baishakh celebrated in missions abroad

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year, was celebrated in Bangladesh missions in foreign lands amid much festivity on Sunday.  Welcoming the New Year 1426, Bangladesh High Commission…

Editorial
None but a Cruel Society Killed Nusrat None but a Cruel Society 
Killed Nusrat

  We are boiling with rage and filled with sorrow at the death of a brave madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi who was sexually harassed by Maulana Siraj Ud Doula, principal of Sonagazi Islamia…

Tours & Travels
Islamic heritage tourism in Bangladesh (part-2) Islamic heritage tourism in 
Bangladesh (part-2)

The below table reveals that Malaysia tops the list of among the seven Muslim majority countries for visits to Bangladesh. This is to be mentioned here that tourists from some other Muslim majority…

Business
Govt decides to supply costly LNG to EZ, EPZs Govt decides to supply costly LNG to EZ, EPZs

The government has agreed in principal to supply the costly imported LNG (Liquefied natural gas) to the country’s newly established Economic Zones (EZ) as well as the Export Processing Zones…

Asia
Adityanath, Mayawati punished for poll code violation Adityanath, Mayawati punished for poll code violation

NEW DELHI: India’s election watchdog on Monday banned two outspoken politicians from campaigning in the country’s national vote for making provocative speeches which it said could stir…

World
Sudan military rulers face pressure for transfer to civilian rule Sudan military rulers face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old…

Culturetainment
Pahela Baishakh celebrated in cultural arena Pahela Baishakh celebrated in cultural arena

The cultural arena of the country celebrated Pahela Baishakh with an array of programmes. Cultural and musical groups started off the first day of the Bengali calendar with songs and other performances…

Winner
Nasir’s ton helps Sk Jamal to win in DPL Nasir’s ton helps Sk Jamal to win in DPL

Nasir Hossain smashed an unbeaten 112 that helped Lt Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd continue their winning streak as they defeated Prime Bank Sporting Club by six wickets in the first round of the…

My Districts
Farmers’ awareness on fertiliser use must to enhance yield Farmers’ awareness on fertiliser use must to enhance yield

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a workshop here on Monday underscored the need for creating awareness among farmers on using appropriate and balanced fertileiser in soil to enhance productivity as well as protect…

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Money, money, money: the tycoon factor in India’s election Money, money, money: the tycoon factor in India’s election

MUMBAI: India’s tycoons are playing a pivotal role in the Asian giant’s most expensive election ever, from funding campaigns and tacit endorsements to being hot-button issues themselves,…

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