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Big boost for roads, railway By Other | Last Updated: 26th May, 2019, 00:00

A number of bridges, flyovers, underpasses recently opened to the public on Dhaka-Tangail and Dhaka-Chattogram and other highways are expected to have a positive impact on the socio-economic condition…

Big boost for roads, railway

Aila still haunts coastal people

The people in the coastal areas are still suffering due to long-term impact of cyclone Aila, though 10 years have passed since the tropical storm hit the southern region of the country. On May…


UN honours 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers

United Nations has posthumously awarded Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers who sacrificed their lives for establishing peace beyond the border. UN Secretary-General António…


Bangladesh likely to be Modi’s first foreign visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who returned to power in a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha elections and was scheduled to take oath on May 30, was likely to visit Bangladesh as his first foreign…

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‘Unfit vehicles to be dumped if they ply highways’ ‘Unfit vehicles to be dumped if they ply highways’

Unfit vehicles will be dumped if they ply highways during the rush of Eid holidaymakers, highway police said. Besides, buses sans route permits, trucks and pickups will not be allowed to carry…

Metropolis
Help make city habitable Help make city habitable

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam on Saturday said that he has been facing numerous challenges, including good governance, to make the capital habitable. ‘It’s our…

Editorial
A Shared Responsibility, Not Prime Minister’s Alone A Shared Responsibility, Not Prime Minister’s Alone

The Prime Minister is two in one in that she is an individual and at the same time represents country’s highest executive office. Whatever she does as the executive head, she has to do it through…

Opinion
Bangladesh must address migrant workers’ issues Bangladesh must address migrant workers’ issues

We are extremely sad hearing the news of 37 Bangladeshi migrants death in Friday’s (10-05-2019) boat capsize in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach Europe from Libya. The news is…

Business
Mismanagement, graft behind low revenue : Kamal Mismanagement, graft behind low revenue : Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday identified mismanagement and graft as the main reasons behind low revenue collection – a major concern for the country’s economy.  …

Asia
Sri Lankan troops hunt Islamists linked to suicide attacks Sri Lankan troops hunt Islamists linked to suicide attacks

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s military launched a major hunt Saturday for remnants of an Islamist group which carried out the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people, officials said, reports AFP.…

World
US orders new troops to Middle East to counter Iran ‘threat’ US orders new troops to Middle East to counter Iran ‘threat’

WASHINGTON: The United States said it was deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to counter “credible threats” from Iran in a move denounced by Tehran on Saturday as “a…

Culturetainment
Mili stars in two drama serials Mili stars in two drama serials

Popular actress Farhana Mili will be appeared in two seven-episode drama serials on the occasion of upcoming Eid. She already has completed the shooting of the both serials. The dramas ‘Premer…

Winner
Bangladesh take on Pakistan in warm-up Bangladesh take on Pakistan in warm-up

Bangladesh will take on Pakistan in their opening warm up match for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 at Cardiff on Sunday. This warm-up match will take place in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff at 3:30pm…

My Districts
3 doctors for 5 lakh people 3 doctors for 5 lakh people

Faridpur: Only three doctors have been working in Boalmari Upazila Health Complex to serve around five lakh people of Boalmari and its adjoining upazilas for the last six months, making it very difficult…

Campus
Review on Mohit Ul Alam’s Hamlet Review on 
Mohit Ul Alam’s Hamlet

The book that I have reviewed today is Mohit Ul Alam’s edition of Hamlet published from albatross classics in 2019. Without doubt, Alam worked really hard to complete his edition which has no…

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US judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban US judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

WASHINGTON: A US federal judge Friday blocked Mississippi’s strict abortion law which would have banned the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy, reports AFP. The bill banning abortion…

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