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Casino informants fear reprisals By Other | Last Updated: 1st October, 2019, 00:00

Whistle-blowers of illegal casino business are in fear for attacks by godfathers in reprisal for giving lawmen information about the gambling, which has resulted in the arrest of their sidekicks in…

Casino informants fear reprisals

No chance of another 1,11 says PM

New York: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has firmly said there is no chance of the recurrence of any 1/11-like incident in Bangladesh as her government is taking punitive actions against every sort of…


No acquisition of 3-crop land for dev

The government has banned the acquisition of cropland fit to be used for husbandry twice or thrice a year. Sources said over 68,000 hectors of agricultural land have disappeared to development…


I prefer peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she wanted a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis evading confrontation. “I don’t want to fight with anybody. I want a peaceful solution, because…

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BSMRSTU VC goes finally BSMRSTU VC goes finally

Amid student protests and confirmation by the UGC about his misdeeds, Prof Dr Khondoker Nasiruddin, the vice-chancellor of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU),…

Metropolis
Classify 4 sectors as hazardous for kids Classify 4 sectors as hazardous for kids

Stressing the need for a child-friendly protection system, rights activists on Monday called upon the authorities concerned to include works in dried fish, domestic, brickfield and waste management…

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Army chief hands over regimental colour to 4 artillery units Army chief hands over regimental colour to 4 artillery units

The regimental colour (flag) handover ceremony of Bangladesh Army’s 4 artillery units was held at Artillery Centre and School at Halishahar in Chattogram on Monday. The Chief of Army Staff…

Editorial
Long Live Bangladesh-China Ties Long Live Bangladesh-China Ties

The People’s Republic of China was founded on October 1, 1949, with a ceremony celebrating the forming of the Central People’s Government taking place in Tiananmen Square on the same day…

Business
Govt to form 10 teams to monitor onion price Govt to form 10 teams to monitor onion price

The government has decided to form monitoring teams to check further price hike of onion at the wholesale and retail market as the country has adequate onion stock. “A total of 10 monitoring…

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Mughal mosques of Dhaka Mughal mosques of Dhaka

Dhaka, a city with more than 400 years of history, reached its peak during the Mughal period. It is said that Islam Khan founded the city in the year 1610 and made it as the capital of Bengal Subah…

Asia
Abdullah claims victory over Ghani in Afghanistan polls Abdullah claims victory over Ghani in Afghanistan polls

KABUL: Afghanistan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory Monday over incumbent Ashraf Ghani in the weekend’s presidential election, far ahead of the release of any official results,…

World
Al-Shabaab attacks US base, EU convoy in Somalia Al-Shabaab attacks US base, EU convoy in Somalia

MOGADISHU: The Al-Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a US base in Somalia on Monday, as the European Union confirmed a separate strike against a convoy of Italian advisers,…

Culturetainment
Aparna, Ejaj and Shamima together in Tolpar Aparna, Ejaj and Shamima together in Tolpar

Three popular faces in the small screen Aparna Ghosh, Dr. Ejajul Islam and Shamima Nazneen have been working together in a drama serial titled ‘Tolpar’. Written by Jakir Hossain…

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Tamim aces fitness test Tamim aces fitness test

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal took his fitness standard to a new level as he earned 12.1 in beep test while opting to check out his fitness level recently. The beep-test score which he achieved…

My Districts
‘333’ emerges as tool of checking child marriage ‘333’ emerges as tool of checking child marriage

NATORE: The helpline no ‘333’ has emerged as a lifesaver tool for adolescent girls in the district as nearly 300 girls had been able to avoid child marriage in the last one year by calling…

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Factory fire kills 19 in east China Factory fire kills 19 in east China

BEIJING: A factory fire has killed 19 people in east China, local authorities said Monday, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country’s industrial sector, reports AFP. The fire broke…

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