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Rohingyas desperate to flee camps By Other | Last Updated: 23rd May, 2019, 00:00

A large number of Rohingya people have become desperate to flee their camps in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar to abroad and other parts of the country for earnings. Rohingya people are trying to…

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Sale of unhygienic iftar items continues

Substandard iftar items are being sold hugely in different restaurants, eateries and footpaths in the city, posing a serious health hazard to the consumers during this holy month of Ramadan. …


D-Day for India today

It is D-Day for India today. The people’s mandate in history’s most hard fought elections ever which saw a bruising campaign, hurling of abuses by stalwarts, a surprising exit poll and…


Tiger population rises by 8pc in Sundarbans

The number of tigers in the Bangladesh part of Sundarbans has risen to 114 with a percentage of growth by eight percent. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said…

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Online Eid shopping reaches its peak Online Eid shopping  reaches its peak

Online shops and e-commerce sites are experiencing a spike in orders ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival for Muslims, as shoppers are choosing digital platforms for hassle-free shopping…

Metropolis
Dr Kamal blames govt for low paddy prices Dr Kamal blames govt for 
low paddy prices

Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Wednesday alleged that farmers are not getting fair prices of paddy due to the ‘government’s irresponsibility and lack of agricultural policy’.…

Sun Extra
4 killed as Afghan forces fire rocket on explosives-packed Humvee 4 killed as Afghan forces fire rocket on explosives-packed Humvee

GHAZNI: At least four people were killed and more than a dozen injured when Afghan security forces fired a rocket on a Humvee stolen by the Taliban and packed with explosives, officials said Wednesday,…

Editorial
Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016 Household Income and 
Expenditure Survey 2016

Of late, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics [BBS] has published the Household Income and Expenditure Survey [HIES] 2016 based on 46,080 households. The primary sampling unit [PSU] of 2,304 units was selected…

Business
Savings certificate sales still unbridled Savings certificate sales still unbridled

Savings certificate sales rose one and a half times over the yearly target in the first nine months of the current fiscal year even after the government’s move to rein in the sales spiral. …

Education
Nirmalendu Goon: A Living Legend Nirmalendu Goon: A Living Legend

পূর্বে নিশ্চিত সূর্য, পশ্চিমে শত্রুর সীমান্তে অবরোধ। বাংলাদেশে বর্বরতার…

Asia
Six die as Indonesia plunges into post-election violence Six die as Indonesia plunges into post-election violence

JAKARTA: Demonstrations over the outcome of last month’s presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia’s capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters…

World
Theresa May’s Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades Theresa May’s Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed…

Culturetainment
Jaya still can’t get out of her character in Konttho Jaya still can’t get out of her character in Konttho

Jaya Ahsan has grown into one of the more sought after actresses in Bengali cinema over the last few years. The Bangladeshi actress has once again wooed the audience playing a speech therapist in Shiboprosad…

Winner
Bangladesh focus on catches: Cook Bangladesh focus on catches: Cook

Bangladesh fielding coach Ryan Cook believes Tigers need to put up a unified fielding effort in order to progress in the upcoming ICC World Cup in England. With the World Cup approaching thick…

My Districts
Boutique houses doing brisk business in Rajshahi ahead of Eid Boutique houses doing brisk business in Rajshahi ahead of Eid

RAJSHAHI: Most of the boutique houses are passing busiest days as demand of their finished products has been enhanced to a greater extent ahead of the Eid festival in the city and its outskirts and…

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Kabul residents fear surge in violent crime Kabul residents fear surge in violent crime

KABUL: In central Kabul last month, two men stabbed a teenager and left him for dead before escaping on a motorcycle—a brazen attack amid a rising tide of killings and kidnappings as war-scarred…

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