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Anti-graft drive to intensify after Nov By Other | Last Updated: 14th October, 2019, 00:00

The ongoing crackdown on graft and other illegal activities will be intensified after the councils of the associated bodies of the ruling Awami League are completed November, party sources said.…

Anti-graft drive to intensify after Nov

Dhaka to seek $6bn soft loan from WB

Bangladesh is going to place a demand for US$6 billion soft loan from the World Bank for the next three years in the upcoming World Bank-IMF annual meeting.   The meeting will be held…


Trial of eight militants starts

The formal trial against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam started on Sunday in a case filed over the murder of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan in 2015. Sacked major Zia ul…

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Bangladesh to grow faster than India: WB Bangladesh to grow faster than India: WB

Washington: Bangladesh and Nepal are estimated to grow faster than India in 2019, according to the World Bank, which said that overall growth in South Asia is projected to slow down this fiscal in…

Metropolis
Bangladesh seeks ADB’s help for Rohingya repatriation Bangladesh seeks ADB’s help for Rohingya repatriation

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal requested the representatives of Asian Development Bank (ADB) to convince its other counterparts so that the forcibly displaced Rohingyas can go back to their own…

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Indira for raising voice against child marriage Indira for raising voice against child marriage

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nessa Indira on Sunday urged all section of people to raise voice against child marriage, reports BSS. “People from all walks of…

Editorial
Pre Trial Media Perception: Bangladesh’s Perspective Pre Trial Media Perception: Bangladesh’s Perspective

With the evolution of democracy certain sets of rights such as freedom of speech, right to fair trial, right to safety of property and life turned out to be inalienable in every part of the world.…

Business
Now elite group interested in farming: Razzaque Now elite group interested

in farming: Razzaque

Country’s elite group has shown their interest in farming following the advancement of livelihood of the farmers at present time, Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque said on Sunday. Once…

Asia
HK police make arrests as flashmob protests, clashes erupt HK police make arrests as flashmob protests, clashes erupt

HONG KONG: Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations—although crowds were…

Culturetainment
Amra Tinjon to be staged at BSA today Amra Tinjon to be staged at BSA today

Popular theatre troupe of the country Loko Natydal will stage its brand-new play titled ‘Amra Tinjon’ at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. The…

Winner
Imrul makes case with NCL double Imrul makes case with NCL double

Imrul Kayes hogged the limelight in the opening round of 21st National Cricket League (NCL) with scintillating double century which reinforced his case for a return to national set-up. Kayes…

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Jamdani brings Sonargaon in the limelight Jamdani brings Sonargaon in the limelight

NARAYANGANJ: Sonargaon, one of the old capitals of the historic region of Bengal, has been recognised as the ‘World Craft City’ for being the birthplace of Jamdani, opening the door of…

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Media mogul, academic face off as Tunisians choose president Media mogul, academic face off as Tunisians choose president

TUNIS: Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media magnate fresh out of jail, reflecting a shift in the country’s post-revolution political…

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AI for better Bangladesh AI for better Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi tech firm has been working on artificial intelligence(AI) for improving mass lifestyle alongside of providing support to public and private domains. Yes, we talk about the Gaze…

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