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Metro rail progressing fast By Other | Last Updated: 14th May, 2019, 00:00

After facing some initial delay, the country’s first-ever metro rail project is progressing fast after the work of all the packages started.  Now, the work of the first phase, second…

Metro rail progressing fast

Now it is fake bank notes ahead of Eid

Those making fake or counterfeit bank notes of 50 Taka and 1,000 Taka appear to have become very active as Eid al-Fitr approaches and shops are busy exchanging cash with festival shoppers. According…


Some ministers, MPs may lose party posts

A number of ministers, lawmakers and leaders of Awami League may lose their party posts for standing against the party-nominated candidates for the just-past Upazila Parishad elections. Some…


Falu, Ekramuzzaman sued for money laundering

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed a case against four businessmen including former opposition BNP leader Mosaddek Ali Falu under Money Laundering Act on charges of siphoning off…

Back Page
Hope for better life abroad turns fatal Hope for better life abroad turns fatal

In search of better lives abroad, a large number of Bangladeshi youths are routinely embarking on a risky journey to end up in a rich European country, but sometimes it costs them their lives, not…

Metropolis
200 RMG factories vulnerable to fire 200 RMG factories vulnerable to fire

About 200 readymade garment factories in the district are vulnerable to fire and the buildings they are housed in lack adequate firefighting system, reports UNB. After a number of fire incidents…

Sun Extra
Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters

BEIRUT: Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor said Monday, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region, reports AFP.…

Editorial
Tribute to Legendary Singer Subir Nandi Tribute to Legendary Singer Subir Nandi

This year we have lost another legendary singer after Shahnaz Rahmatullah. Subir Nandi’s death has been an irreparable loss in the Bangla music industry. Nandi was considered our Manna Dey. He…

Tours & Travels
Bangladesh National Museum: A unique tourism attraction Bangladesh National Museum: A unique tourism attraction

Bangladesh National Museum is the mirror of Bangladesh's past glorious history and civilisation.  It is the repository of our culture and heritage of thousands’ years old. Located at…

Business
Manpower export declines: MCCI Manpower export declines: MCCI

Although the country is keen to boost manpower export the number of outbound Bangladeshi workers continued to fall over the period. Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI)…

Asia
Fresh curfews, social media block in Lanka after riots Fresh curfews, social media block in Lanka after riots

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s police imposed fresh curfews and banned Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms on Monday after anti-Muslim riots gripped several towns in the latest fallout…

World
NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre

WELLINGTON: An inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that…

Culturetainment
PM gives Tk 10 lakh to ATM Shamsuzzaman for treatment PM gives Tk 10 lakh to ATM Shamsuzzaman for treatment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday provided financial assistance of Tk 10 lakh to veteran actor ATM Shamsuzzaman for treatment, reports UNB. On behalf of prime minister, her special assistant…

Winner
Jayed makes ODI debut Jayed makes ODI debut

Bangladesh pace bowler Abu Jayed made his debut against West Indies as all-rounder Saifuddin was rested due to his back sprain at the Village Dublin on Monday. “Saifuddin is having some…

My Districts
Jamalpur farmers expect bumper Boro production Jamalpur farmers expect bumper Boro production

JAMALPUR: Boro harvesting has began in the district with much expectation of bumper production as a result of favourable weather condition, absence of pest attack, availability of fertiliser and irrigation…

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