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Concern over rise in child rape By Other | Last Updated: 8th July, 2019, 00:00

Frequent incidents of child rape taking place across the country gives a picture of horrendous level of social degradation much to the great concern among the child rights activists. A total…

Concern over rise 
in child rape

Muscle-weilding Priyanka Housing grabs land, violates DAP

An hitherto unknown real estate company wielding muscles have grabbed several hundred bighas of public and private land with police apparently looking the other way despite such illegal activities,…


Cement market heats up

Country’s cement markets have heated up due to gas price hike and new tax measures for importing raw materials used for manufacturing the construction material. The price of the construction…


Tigers return home

Bangladesh National Cricket Team returned home on Sunday after finishing a mixed campaign in the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Liton Kumar…

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NGO loans draw rural people NGO loans draw rural people

Rural people are gradually becoming heavily dependent on the costly loans from NGOs or other sources because of limited scope of bank credit in those areas. Rural households have taken Tk42,608…

Metropolis
Govt monitors news media: Hasan Govt monitors news media: Hasan

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday told the parliament that the information ministry has constantly been monitoring whether any outlet of electronic, print and online is publishing untrue…

Sun Extra
CIRDAP celebrates 40th anniversary CIRDAP celebrates 40th anniversary

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) kicked off a two-day programme in the city on Sunday to mark its 40th anniversary. Local Government, Rural Development…

Editorial
Awami League at 70: Despairs and Glories Awami League at 70: 
Despairs and Glories

A couple of days back, the Bangladesh Awami League celebrated its 70th founding anniversary. Currently, it is the oldest and largest political party in Bangladesh. It started its journey on the 23rd…

Business
RMG industry keeps dominance in export earning RMG industry keeps 
dominance in 
export earning

Country’s readymade garments (RMG) industry is continuing its dominance in earning foreign currency, contributing 85 percent to the total export earnings in the outgoing fiscal year 2018-19.…

Asia
Afghan foes meet to secure peace Afghan foes meet to secure peace

DOHA: Dozens of powerful Afghans including bitter rivals met with the Taliban in Doha on Sunday, amid separate talks between the US and the insurgents seeking to end 18 years of war, reports AFP.…

World
Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits

TEHRAN: Iran announced on Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, breaking another limit set under the accord…

Culturetainment
3 get Lok Natyadal Gold Medal 3 get Lok Natyadal Gold Medal

Three outstanding personalities - playwright Kalyan Mitra, Professor Abdus Salim and actor Tariq Anam Khan were awarded the “Lok Natyadal Gold Medal of 2019” in recognition of their outstanding…

Winner
Tamim vows to comeback strongly Tamim vows
to comeback strongly

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal vows to comeback strongly after his disastrous ICC World Cup 2019 campaign. Runs were not near the radar of Tamim Iqbal’s bat throughout the ICC World Cup…

My Districts
Farming on floating beds gets popular in Lakshmipur Farming on floating 
beds gets popular 
in Lakshmipur

LAKSHMIPUR: Vegetable farming on floating beds system made of water hyacinth and bamboo in water bodies or ponds, is gaining popularity in different areas of Lakshmipur. After seeing five farmers…

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Migrants disembark in Italy after rescue boat defies ban Migrants disembark in Italy after rescue boat defies ban

ROME: Dozens of shipwrecked migrants disembarked in Italy early Sunday after their rescue boat docked on the island of Lampedusa, the second vessel in a week to defy efforts to stop them by far-right…

Scitech
Patronising space innovations Patronising space innovations

A group of Bangladeshi youths have been contributing in expansion of knowledge management on space issues and rocket science in Bangladesh, an emerging economy in South Asia. The platform also…

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