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NCTB procuring low-quality paper for textbooks By Other | Last Updated: 21st May, 2019, 00:00

The National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) has been procuring low-quality paper for the printing of textbooks for primary level students, in violation of rules. The government is deprived…

NCTB procuring low-quality paper for textbooks

Overhead cables pose fire risk in capital

Overhead cables of internet and satellite televisionconnections lie entangled with many electricity and street lamp poles in Dhaka city, posing a risk of fire incidents. Cable TV operators and…


Mahatma Gandhi, a true journalist to the core

In discussions, seminars and in private parleys when we talk about the great Indian politician Mohondas Karamchand Gandhi, we regard him as a social reformer and a crusader against social injustices.…


May 23 will speak out

The world’s largest exercise of democratic seven-phase staggered voting might have ended in India and exit polls have given Prime Minister Narendra Modi flying colours, but analysts here said…

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JS body asks govt to stop rice import JS body asks govt 
to stop rice import

A parliamentary watchdog on Monday asked the government to stop import of rice at private and public levels for the sake of farmers. The parliamentary standing committee on food ministry also…

Metropolis
Japan to continue support to Bangladesh: Envoy Japan to continue support 
to Bangladesh: Envoy

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi on Monday assured Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of his country’s continued support to Bangladesh in its efforts for economic prosperity, reports…

Sun Extra
Experts stress on use of IS units Experts stress on use of IS units

RANGPUR: Experts at a discussion on Monday stressed on smooth use of the International System (IS) of Units worldwide in the pretext of the present globalised free market economic system to ensure…

Editorial
Sheikh Hasina’s Homecoming and Story of Rising Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina’s Homecoming and Story of Rising Bangladesh

At the fateful night of August 15 in 1975, the cruellest assassination of history took place. The founding architect of Bangladesh, Father of the Nation, the glorious leader of Liberation War, Bangabandhu…

Human Rights
Empowering Differently Abled Women Empowering Differently Abled Women

Nobody willingly chooses a life of perpetual struggles but sometimes destiny has something else in store for us. Life is not easy, especially if you are a differently abled person in Bangladesh. Although…

Business
ADB to strengthen cooperation in infra development ADB to strengthen cooperation in infra development

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Manmohan Prokash on Monday said that ADB is willing to strengthen its cooperation further with Bangladesh especially in the areas of infrastructure and…

Asia
Indian opposition parties reject exit polls forecast Indian opposition parties reject exit polls forecast

NEW DELHI: The BJP reacted with jubilation at the exit polls, which forecast a return of the NDA government, saying that they show a huge positive vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but opposition…

World
If Tehran attacks, it will be official end of Iran: Trump If Tehran attacks, it will be official end of Iran: Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed, reports AFP. “If…

Culturetainment
Mamo’s new telefilm Ondhokar Dhaka Mamo’s new telefilm Ondhokar Dhaka

Zakia Bari Momo has established herself as a versatile actor by acting in numerous films and TV plays. As an actor, she has gone from strength to strength, with credible performances. Mamo has…

Winner
Bangladesh are not five-man army, says Rhodes Bangladesh are not five-man army, says Rhodes

Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes insisted that clinching their maiden multi-nation tournament in Ireland indicates the depth of their strength as they achieved the feat on the back players who are…

My Districts
50 tonnes mango likely to be exported from Rajshahi 50 tonnes mango likely to be exported from Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi, nationwide famous for mango production, has been exporting mango to different European countries for the last couple of years after meeting up the local demands, reports BSS.…

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DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid ‘high’ risk of spread: WHO chief DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid ‘high’ risk of spread: WHO chief

GENEVA: The World Health Organization chief on Monday urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread “remains…

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