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Eid trip turns perilous By Other | Last Updated: 10th August, 2019, 00:00

Long tailbacks on highways, overcrowded ferry terminals and collapsed train schedules mounted sufferings of Eid holidaymakers returning to their ancestral homes on Friday to celebrate the festival…

Eid trip turns perilous

2m Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

MAKKAH: More than two million Muslims begin the annual hajj on Friday as the Saudi hosts seek to deter politicisation of the pilgrimage against a backdrop of simmering Gulf tensions, reports AFP.…


Spice prices rise ahead of Eid

Prices of spices have soared in the city ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, putting consumers, especially the low-income people, into further hardship. Price of cardamom, a widely used spice to add flavour…


Many return home after recovering from dengue, death toll 33

Thanks to the hard work of the medical workers who have been working around the clock 75 percent of dengue patients have returned home after recovering from the mosquito-borne disease, but the death…

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Salt price hike not likely during Eid Salt price hike not likely during Eid

The price of the natural white mineral, salt, is unlikely to go up during Eid as the country has an ample supply of it.     According to traders and tanners, salt price is…

Metropolis
Lack of docs during Eid may spell further trouble on dengue patients Lack of docs during Eid may spell further trouble on dengue patients

Though the government has cancelled the Eid leave of health officials, the dengue patients undergoing treatment in city hospitals await greater hazards as there will be a lack of necessary doctors…

Sun Extra
Anger builds in Kashmir as Friday prayers held amid security Anger builds in Kashmir as Friday prayers held amid security

SRINAGAR: Anger was mounting in Kashmir against India’s decision to revoke the special status of the Muslim-majority region, residents and officials said, although authorities eased some curbs…

Editorial
Need for Corporate Social Responsibility Practices Need for Corporate Social

Responsibility Practices

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has a long history, which evolved with the development of business and has been meeting the emerging needs of the society. Howard R. Bowen is one of the pioneers…

Post-logue
Fostering Digital Ecosystem Fostering Digital Ecosystem

Bangladesh envisions becoming a major global digital economy by the year 2021. With a vast youth population and increasing access to smart phones and the Internet, the country is poised and ready to…

Asia
Hong Kong protesters rally at airport to share ‘the truth’ Hong Kong protesters rally at airport to share ‘the truth’

HONG KONG: Thousands of pro-democracy activists chanted for reform on Friday as they staged a sit-in at Hong Kong airport, hoping to win international support for their movement after two months of…

World
Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls

WASHINGTON: Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police…

Culturetainment
Shajal under Afzal’s direction Shajal under Afzal’s direction

Evergreen Afzal Hossain is one of the prominent actors of Bangladesh showbiz industry. He was the most successful romantic actor of his arena in 80’s. His appearance on small screen may have…

Winner
Target is to win at least two matches in World T20: Jahanara Target is to win at least two matches in World T20: Jahanara

Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team are keen to break the trend of perpetual failure in the cricket’s biggest event as they set their target to win at least two matches in the upcoming World…

My Districts
Buyers complain of higher cattle prices in Kurigram Buyers complain of higher cattle prices in Kurigram

KURIGRAM: Buyers at cattle markets in the frontier district are complaining of higher prices of locally-reared cattle amid strong vigilance by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to stop the import of sacrificial…

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Pakistan halts final rail link with India in Kashmir dispute Pakistan halts final rail link with India in Kashmir dispute

Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to suspend the last rail link to India in reaction to New Delhi’s revocation of the autonomy of the disputed Kashmir region, reports Pakistan agency. “We…

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