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Bangladeshis cheat, torture compatriots in Malaysia By Other | Last Updated: 10th September, 2019, 00:00

A number of organised gangs led by Bangladeshis have been active in cheating and torturing compatriots seeking fortune in Malaysia, said sources in Criminal Investigation Department (CID). The…

Bangladeshis cheat, torture compatriots in Malaysia

‘India can learn from Bangladesh’s success’

Ploughing through the recent spate of bad news about the Indian economy, I learnt Bangladesh is now the world’s second largest exporter of apparel. It seems that companies that are finding Chinese…


Infighting keeps JP’s future fragile

Though it seems that the dust has settled over infighting in the opposition Jatiya Party (JP) following a a consensus over some organizational issues, but reliable sources said that internal conflict…


Drowning kills 14,438 people annually: Survey

Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death among children in Bangladesh, but the country is yet to have a national drowning prevention strategy. The rate of deaths from drowning…

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NBR to cut 20pc duty on coal import for Payra power plant NBR to cut 20pc duty on coal import for Payra power plant

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has agreed to cut 20 percent tax and VAT on the import of coals to feed the 18 large power plants with a view to reducing the overall power generation cost. The…

Metropolis
Port city residents suffer due to waterlogging Port city residents suffer due to waterlogging

CHATTOGRAM: Residents of some low-lying areas in the port city experienced immense sufferings due to waterlogging caused by heavy rainfall on Monday.   Some of the areas and roads…

Sun Extra
3 ‘robbers’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’ 3 ‘robbers’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’

3 ‘robbers’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’   Three suspected robbers were killed in a ‘shootout’ with police in Burichang upazila of Cumilla in…

Editorial
‘Say No to Suicide, Yes to Life’ ‘Say No to Suicide, Yes to Life’

Suicide is considered as a psychiatric emergency and the awareness about the seriousness of suicide in our society should not be overlooked. It is a significant cause of death worldwide. The word “suicide”…

Business
Cabinet okays draft SME policy Cabinet okays draft SME policy

The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the small and medium enterprise policy to boost the industry and increase its contribution to the GDP up to 32 percent by 2024 from the existing…

Human Rights
Farmers’ Right to Fair Price Farmers’ Right to Fair Price

The news that broke across the country recently about a frustrated farmer setting his paddy plants ablaze out of frustration of low price has shocked the nation. It is hard to believe that the farmer…

Asia
Typhoon lashes Tokyo Typhoon lashes Tokyo

TOKYO: A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with record winds killed two people, police said Monday, as cancelled trains caused commuter chaos and more than 100 flights were scrapped, leaving…

World
UK PM seeks Brexit breakthrough UK PM seeks Brexit breakthrough

DUBLIN: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his Irish counterpart in Dublin on Monday as he battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy and force an early election in the face of fierce opposition…

Culturetainment
Bharat-Bangladesh Film Award to be held at ICCB on Oct 21 Bharat-Bangladesh Film Award to be held at ICCB on Oct 21

The first ever Bharat-Bangladesh Film Award will be held at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in Dhaka on October 21. East West Media Group and ATN Bangla of Bangladesh are the…

Winner
115-Test old Bangladesh no match to young Afghans 115-Test old Bangladesh no match to young Afghans

Afghanistan proved they are here to stay in the longer format. The way they have handled the pressure against Bangladesh both with bat and ball certainly suggested that they are well prepared.…

My Districts
Phulbari farmers happy with early brinjal farming Phulbari farmers happy with early brinjal farming

RANGPUR: Like in many other char areas of Rangpur agriculture region, local farmers are hoping for better profits from cultivation of early varieties of brinjal on char lands in Phulbari upazila of…

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UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Indian actions in Kashmir UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Indian actions in Kashmir

GENEVA: The UN rights chief on Monday voiced alarm over the situation in Kashmir, following India’s decision to revoke the autonomous status of the Muslim-majority region last month, reports…

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