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8m Bangladeshis freed from poverty in 6 yrs By Other | Last Updated: 8th October, 2019, 00:00

Some eight million people were freed from poverty in six years from 2010 to 2016, according to a World Bank report. However, the report titled ‘Bangladesh Poverty Assessment’ released…

8m Bangladeshis freed from poverty in 6 yrs

BUET student killed for Facebook status

A student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) was beaten to death allegedly by some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League on the campus in the early hours of Monday.…


Accident risks as too many commuters on ‘Abrar Footbridge’

The footbridge put up in memory of a student who was crushed under the wheels of a speeding bus in front of Jamuna Future Park poses the risk of accidents as it is facing huge rush of commuters.…


Samrat, Arman sued in drug, arms cases

Expelled Jubo League  leader Ismail Hossain Samrat and his aide Anamul Haque Arman were sued on Monday, a day after they were arrested on charges of illegal casino business. The elite Rapid…

Metropolis
‘Bangladesh key partner of US’s Indo-Pacific strategy’ ‘Bangladesh key partner of US’s Indo-Pacific strategy’

Speakers at a ceremony said Bangladesh is an important partner of the Indo-Pacific strategy of Trump administration.   Indo-Pacific Strategy could help Bangladesh and other regional…

Sun Extra
HK cabinet member floats internet censorship to contain unrest HK cabinet member floats internet censorship to contain unrest

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s government may censor the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member said Monday, after an emergency-law ban on…

Editorial
Congratulations, PM Sheikh Hasina ! Congratulations, PM Sheikh Hasina !

Our honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the prestigious Tagore Peace Award for her outstanding contribution to establishing peace, alleviating poverty and preventing corruption. Isha Muhammad,…

Business
Japan’s JERA invests $330mn to buy 22pc stake in Summit Japan’s JERA invests $330mn

to buy 22pc stake in Summit

Japan’s JERA has agreed to acquire a 22 percent stake in Summit Power International, a Singapore-based unit of Bangladesh’s Summit Group, for $330 million. That means Summit Power…

Human Rights
Childrens Right to Quality Schools and Quality Future Childrens Right to Quality Schools and Quality Future

Bangladesh is going to enter into the club of developing countries by 2024. So, next five years is very crucial for sustaining progress in the three determinants of entering into the developing countries…

Asia
Modi, Xi to hold summit this week amid strains Modi, Xi to hold summit this week amid strains

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping will hold an informal summit in southern India on Friday, officials said, amid strains in their relationship,…

World
US to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation US to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation

WASHINGTON: US troops in northern Syria will no longer be near the border with Turkey, nor will they support Ankara’s “long-planned operation” into the country, the White House said…

Culturetainment
Bhabna stars in drama Mapkathi Bhabna stars in drama Mapkathi

Ashna Habib Bhabna is one of the popular artistes at this time. The versatile actress has already proved her mettle by fabulous performance. She always wants to work in    challenging…

Winner
BCB hopeful of ‘on time’ BPL BCB hopeful of ‘on time’ BPL

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) official said on Monday that they are hopeful of hosting Bangabandhu Premier League (BPL) on time despite doubts about its future. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)…

My Districts
Flourishing dairy farms turn Kashimpur into ‘milk village’ Flourishing dairy farms turn Kashimpur into ‘milk village’

RANGPUR: The flourishing dairy farms have turned Kashimpur into a milk village producing over 5,000 litres of milk daily changing fortune and living standard of local people in last ten years.…

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Over 16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia’s Papua Over 16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia’s Papua

JAKARTA: More than 16,000 scared residents have fled an unrest-hit city in Indonesia’s Papua region, the military said Monday, as one of the deadliest eruptions of violence in years sparked calls…

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