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69pc students of public varsities have no accommodation By Other | Last Updated: 1st November, 2019, 00:00

Sufferings and costs of education shoot up significantly as over two-thirds of the students in the country’s public universities have no dormitories as they struggle to pursue higher education.…

69pc students of public varsities have no accommodation

SC upholds Jamaat leader Azhar’s death for wartime crimes

The Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of ATM Azharul Islam, a leader of the  anti-liberation group Jamaat-e-Islami, which was earlier awarded by a lower court for crimes against humanity…


Pak train fire claims 73 lives

At least 73 people were killed and dozens injured after cooking gas cylinders exploded on a train packed with pilgrims in Pakistan on Thursday, Rahim Yar Khan district government said on Thursday,…


Tk 3bn assets of BNP’s Falu confiscated

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has confiscated Mohammad Mosaddek Ali Falu’s assets worth Tk3 billion for amassing illegal wealth.  Falu was former adviser to main opposition…

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Crash programme to curb rising NPLs Crash programme to curb rising NPLs

The Ministry of Finance is going to undertake a crash programme for reducing the non-performing loans (NPL). The initiative came after the rising NPL in the banking sector has become a major…

Metropolis
Empower women to attain SDGs: Speaker Empower women to attain SDGs: Speaker

A seminar titled “Human Empowerment and Attaining Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh: The Cases of Women and Marginal Community” was held at Bijoy Auditorium of Bangladesh University…

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31st General Assembly of ICCROM ends 31st General Assembly of ICCROM ends

The 31st General Assembly of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) ended in Rome of Italy on Thursday. The two-day event included…

Editorial
For a Migrant-Friendly Recruitment System For a Migrant-Friendly Recruitment System

Last Monday (28 October), the Daily Sun, on its front page, published a report titled ‘Poor workers get poorer after S Arabia deportations’. As it has been described in that report, two…

Business
Inefficient power plants not allowed to operate in winter Inefficient power plants not allowed to operate in winter

The government will stop purchasing power from the delayed projects (power plants) during the winter as the demand for electricity becomes nearly half during this period.  The power division…

Our faith
Concept of eco-friendly mosque Concept of eco-friendly mosque

Let us first make it clear and understandable the term “eco-friendly mosque”. Eco-friendly, according to the dictionary, refers to state a condition that is not harmful for the environment.…

World
House to formalize Trump impeachment investigation House to formalize Trump impeachment investigation

WASHINGTON: Democrats laid out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday as they accumulated more evidence to support charges that he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost…

Culturetainment
Jahangir Khan produces three new movies Jahangir Khan produces three new movies

A K M Jahangir Khan, one of the most successful producers of the country, has returned to the film industry after a 20-year long hiatus.  He will produce three movies soon. In the meantime the…

Winner
Tigers reach India Tigers reach India

After reaching India, Bangladesh national cricket team have started their preparation camp in India on Thursday. The upcoming tour comprised of three Twenty20 internationals followed by two…

My Districts
Target to produce record 1.70-lakh tonnes onion in Rangpur region Target to produce record 1.70-lakh tonnes onion in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has fixed an all-time record target of producing over 1.70-lakh tonnes of onion from 6,550 hectares of land for Rangpur agriculture region during…

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Air pollution Air pollution

Local people and commuters are facing severe air pollution in the capital’s Jurain area due to construction work of the four-lane Dhaka-Mawa highway. The photo taken on Thursday shows that vehicles…

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