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WASA finally wakes up ! By Other | Last Updated: 17th May, 2019, 00:00

The state-run Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has finally woke up to admit that it had supplied polluted water to the people of 57 areas in capital Dhaka. Replying to a query of the…

WASA finally wakes up !

Teacher crisis hits govt high schools

Academic activities at many government secondary schools across the country are seriously being hampered due to acute shortages of teachers. According to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher…


Neglected Bangabandhu Square

Bangabandhu Square at Gulistan crossing in the capital is a sad example of neglect especially as it is named after the Father of the Nation. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina unveiled the square…


HC asks for list of loan defaulters by June 24

The High Court on Thursday directed the Bangladesh Bank authorities to submit a list of loan defaulters exceeding debt of Tk 1 crore by June 24. The court also asked for a report as to how much…

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Life of Guchchhogram residents in tatters Life of Guchchhogram residents in tatters

Thousands of Bangalees living in Cluster Villages (Guchchhogram) at Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) are leading an inhuman life as they are deprived of basic needs. Residents of the villages are…

Metropolis
China to invest $ 33mn in agri sector: Envoy China to invest $ 33mn 
in agri sector: Envoy

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo said on Thursday that a Chinese company will invest US 33 million dollars in agriculture sector of Bangladesh  The Chinese envoy told this during…

Sun Extra
Momen urges vigilance to continue dev Momen urges vigilance to continue dev

Foreign Minister DR AK Abdul Momen on Thursday urged all to be vigilant for continuing the country’s ongoing development trend. He also apprehended that some quarters were active to undermine…

Editorial
Let Children Grow Self-Confident and Self-Reliant Let Children Grow Self-Confident and Self-Reliant

A child of today, through the law of the nature, will become a perfect human being in the future. He will take over his responsibility, do his duties and will establish his position in society. A child…

Our faith
Ramadan: Month of Qur'an Ramadan: Month of Qur'an

The reason which makes the month of Ramadan significant is the Qur'an was sent down in this month. It is known to us that Allah (SWT) revealed the Qur'an to the Prophet (pbuh) in two different…

Business
BGFCL produces gas from abandoned well at Bakhrabad BGFCL produces gas from abandoned well at Bakhrabad

Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Ltd (BGFCL) has successfully produced about 15 mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) natural gas from an abandoned well on Wednesday at Bakhrabad gas field, said officials…

World
Sudan military rulers suspend civil rule talks Sudan military rulers suspend civil rule talks

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s military rulers on Thursday suspended crucial talks with protesters on installing civilian rule, insisting more time was needed to finalise the deal as Khartoum’s security…

Culturetainment
Subir Nandi remembered Subir Nandi remembered

Legendary singer of the country, Subir Nandi, was remembered through a commemorative programme held at hotel in the capital on Wednesday. Bangladesh Cultural Reporters’ Association (BCRA)…

Winner
Rahi proves his might Rahi proves his might

Bangladesh pace bowler Abu Jayed Rahi’s inclusion in the 15-member World Cup did not make the headlines despite being a surprise pick by the national selectors considering he was uncapped in…

My Districts
Prolonged heat wave affects litchi farming in Faridpur Prolonged heat wave affects litchi farming in Faridpur

FARIDPUR: Despite a bumper yield, litchi farmers are worried about the damage done to the delicious juicy fruit in their fields by the prolonged heat wave for the last few days, reports UNB. According…

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One in seven babies born with low birthweight: Study One in seven babies born with low birthweight: Study

PARIS: More than 20 million newborns in 2015 — one in seven—came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment of birthweight, published Thursday, reports AFP.…

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