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Meghna Group grabs Meghna By Other | Last Updated: 15th September, 2019, 00:00

Meghna Group has continued its river grabbing spree for years despite the government’s ongoing drive to protect the rivers in the country.The business group has already grabbed 2-km stretch of…

Meghna Group grabs Meghna

Dutch magazine runs cover story on Hasina

The prestigious Diplomat Magazine of the Netherlands unveiled its latest edition with a cover story featuring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina titled “Sheikh Hasina: The Mother of Humanity”…


Shovon, Rabbani relieved of BCL

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been relieved of their posts in the wake of various allegations, including extortion.…

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‘Save Sundarbans’ plan in the offing ‘Save Sundarbans’ plan in the offing

The government has taken an initiative to protect the world’s largest mangrove forest -- the Sundarbans -- from the pollution caused by nearby Mongla port. The important world heritage…

Metropolis
JCD council postponed for leadership crisis: Quader JCD council postponed for leadership crisis: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the council of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) has been postponed due to BNP’s leadership crisis. He came up with the remarks…

Editorial
Youth Gangsterism and Imminent Challenges Youth Gangsterism and Imminent Challenges

One of the recent alarming tendencies in society that threaten social structure is youth gang-culture. Merriam-Webster and Cambridge dictionary’s definitions argue that a gang encompasses a group…

Business
Govt to form body to find out problems in power, gas supply Govt to form body to find out problems in power, gas supply

The government is likely to form a committee to find out the problems causing disruption of uninterrupted power supply as well as natural gas to RMG and other industrial units. The Ministry…

Opinion
Social Media affecting personal and social peace Social Media affecting personal and social peace

I was absorbed in writing. Suddenly, my attention was broken as my mobile phone beeped. A notification came and it was from a social networking site, Facebook. I took the phone to see the notification.…

Asia
Mall brawls, street fights as HK polarisation deepens Mall brawls, street fights as HK polarisation deepens

HONG KONG: Fights erupted in Hong Kong on Saturday with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese flags to assault opponents on a street, deepening the city’s…

World
Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas

MIAMI: The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of…

Culturetainment
Miss World Bangladesh ‘19 launched Miss World Bangladesh ‘19 launched

The third edition of Miss World Bangladesh has been launched officially. A press conference was held on Saturday at the 8th floor of Bangladesh Film Development Corporations (BFDC) to announce the…

Winner
Royal return of Afif Royal return of Afif

Bangladesh desperately needed an international win to come out of the recent losing jinx and breathe in some fresh air and it came through the hands of none other than youngster Afif Hossain, touted…

My Districts
Record 1.48 lakh tonnes Aush paddy output in Rangpur Record 1.48 lakh tonnes Aush paddy output in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The farmers witnessed an all-time record output of about 1.48-lakh tonnes of clean Aush rice (2.22-lakh tonnes of paddy) this season against 1.23-lakh tonnes of the same produced last year…

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US lawmakers urge Trump to mediate between Pakistan and India US lawmakers urge Trump to mediate between Pakistan and India

WASHINGTON: Key US Senators and Congressmen are now urging President Donald Trump to play a constructive role in helping resolve Kashmir and other underlying disputes between Pakistan and India, reports…

Campus
Model teachers to conduct classes for slow learners Model teachers to conduct classes for slow learners

The government wants to witness a positive and uniform change and development in all the government primary schools of upazillas. With this aim in view, the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education has…

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