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Toxic Buriganga water spreading diseases By Other | Last Updated: 25th May, 2019, 00:00

The contaminated ‘black water’ of the river Buriganga is spreading various infectious diseases among people living in the areas adjacent to the river.  According to Human Rights…

Toxic Buriganga water 
spreading diseases

British PM May resigns

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday, ending a dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Brexit and increasing the likelihood…


Indian Election: Stunning rise of the saffron

In a country with 1.4 billion people and 900 million eligible voters of which 23.1 million or 2.7 per cent of the total eligible voters are aged between 18-19 (first time voters), by any standard it…


Resignation changes nothing in Brexit talks: EU

BRUSSELS: The European Union said Friday that Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation does nothing to change its position on the Brexit withdrawal deal that its members agreed with Britain,…

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Diesel pilferage from locomotives rampant in Natore Diesel pilferage from locomotives rampant in Natore

A section of dishonest railway employees, in collusion with some local people, are allegedly pilfering diesel from railway engines in Lalpur upazila of Natore district. The syndicate is selling…

Metropolis
Delicacies draw crowds at ICCB Iftar Bazar Delicacies draw
crowds at ICCB
Iftar Bazar

Though it was drizzling in the afternoon, the traders at ifter bazar of International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital experienced overwhelming crowd on holiday (Friday). People…

Sun Extra
Trump officials plan to bypass Congress for Saudi arms sales: Report Trump officials plan to bypass Congress for Saudi arms sales: Report

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration is planning to bypass Congress to allow the sale of $7 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which are involved in a bloody…

Editorial
Building a Global Community with a Shared Future for Mankind Building a Global Community 
with a Shared Future for Mankind

On being invited jointly by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the National Institute for Global Strategy, I flew to Beijing to attend the 15 May 2019 International Conference on Dialogue of…

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Who Does Poet Nazrul Belong to? Who Does Poet Nazrul Belong to?

Kazi Nazrul Islam is one of the most prominent and extraordinary writers this world has ever produced. He is acclaimed to be the "national poet" of Bangladesh. He is the "national"…

Asia
Modi facing urgent economic challenges after polls win Modi facing urgent economic challenges after polls win

NEW DELHI: Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election…

World
Schoolchildren step up fight for climate change in global strike Schoolchildren step up fight for climate change in global strike

School students around the world have gone on strike to demand action on climate change. Organisers expect more than one million young people to join the protests in at least 110 countries on Friday,…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 120th birth anniv today Cultural arena celebrates Nazrul’s 120th birth anniv today

Today is the 120th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam, the national poet of Bangladesh. To mark the day in a befitting manner, the cultural arena of the country has arranged elaborate programmes. …

Winner
Mashrafe hopes to exploit chances Mashrafe hopes to exploit chances

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza aims to convert the chances into solid success. During a pre-World Cup press conference, Bangladesh skipper also emphasised on the importance of a good start in…

My Districts
Tk 14 cr bridge lies useless in B’baria Tk 14 cr bridge lies useless in B’baria

BRAHMANBARIA: A bridge by definition exists to connect two places, to allow seamless communication despite changes in terrain that may have otherwise required a change of vehicle, reports UNB.…

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