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Ban on student politics may fuel radicalisation By Other | Last Updated: 17th October, 2019, 00:00

Imposing a ban on student politics at educational institutions may fuel radicalisation, leading to further rise of religious fanatics in the country, analysts said. Political analysts as well…

Ban on student politics may fuel radicalisation

Eighth Five-Year Plan to focus on rural economy

The upcoming 8th five-year plan will attach special importance to making urban facilities available in rural areas in line with the government’s electoral pledges. General Economics Division…


Buet teachers, students vow to free campus from terrorism

The teachers and students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) have vowed to keep their campus free from all sorts of terrorism and communalism at any cost. Buet vice-chancellor…


Dust pollution

Vehicles run on Dhaka-Mawa highway amid a cloud of dust in the capital’s Jurain area on Wednesday as construction work of the four-lane highway is progressing. Local people and commuters are…

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PM vows to make railway profitable PM vows to make railway profitable

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday slammed opposition BNP for taking a decision to shut down rail routes at the suggestion of an international agency. “The BNP government planned…

Metropolis
Speaker urges I-PU to ensure gender equality Speaker urges I-PU to ensure gender equality

Parliament Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday urged the Inter-Parliamentary Union member states to play a strong role in ensuring gender equality for establishing sustainable economic development.…

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Student bodies slam Buet for banning politics Student bodies slam Buet for banning politics

The demand for banning student politics at public universities gained traction after the killing of second-year Buet student Abrar Fahad by leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League, reports UNB. But…

Editorial
The World Mustn’t Sleep-Walk into another Debt Crisis The World Mustn’t Sleep-Walk into another Debt Crisis

Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to create the possibility of a nightmare debt crisis that could be worse than any previously experienced. Global borrowing is now at…

Business
5G within 7 years: Jabbar 5G within 7 years: Jabbar

The government has set a roadmap on fifth generation (5G) mobile network to expand the high speed connectivity across the country within next seven years. The Posts, Telecommunication and Information…

Education
World Teachers’ Day and Our Teachers World Teachers’ Day and Our Teachers

Teachers all over the world observe 05 October as ‘World Teachers Day’ to identify the teaching profession as an honourbale one through the elevation of  status of teachers dedicated…

Asia
Chaos as HK MPs thwart leader’s annual address Chaos as HK MPs thwart leader’s annual address

HONG KONG: Calling her “the mother of the mafia police,” yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives…

World
EU, UK scramble for Brexit deal on eve of summit EU, UK scramble for Brexit deal on eve of summit

BRUSSELS: British and European negotiators ploughed on with Brexit talks Wednesday hoping that a deal can be found in time for this week’s European summit, reports AFP. Brexit minister…

Culturetainment
Lalon’s 129th death anniv observed Lalon’s 129th death anniv observed

The 129th death anniversary of legendary mystic bard Fakir Lalon Shah, the most prominent figure of country’s baul tradition, was observed at Chheuriya in Kushtia on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh Football: From down to dawn Bangladesh Football: From down to dawn

Is it the dawn of a new era of Bangladesh football? This was the question on everyone’s mind on Wednesday. Everyone surely had the right to hope. This right was powered by Bangladesh’s…

My Districts
Teacher shortage hampers primary edn in Cumilla Teacher shortage hampers primary edn in Cumilla

Cumilla: Academic activities at nearly 300 government primary schools are being seriously hampered due to the shortage of headmasters and teachers, reports UNB.   There are 2,107 government…

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Elizabeth Warren under attack at Democratic White House debate Elizabeth Warren under attack at Democratic White House debate

WESTERVILLE: Surging White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren faced a barrage of attacks from fellow Democrats at the party’s fourth 2020 debate Tuesday, cementing her status as a frontrunner in…

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