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Extortion a ‘byword’ in CHT By Other | Last Updated: 2nd December, 2019, 00:00

From remote areas to urban vicinities in the three hill districts of Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari, extortion by tribal terrorists has become the byword for the region leaving the residents…

Extortion a ‘byword’ in CHT

Tax offices to be set up in key areas across country Tax offices to be set up in key areas across country

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has undertaken a mega plan to set up tax offices in key areas in metropolitan cities, districts and upazilas to reach out to tax-payable people and encourage them…


Drivers, helper of killer buses get life Drivers, helper of killer buses get life

In an historic verdict two drivers and a helper of two buses of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan were handed life term imprisonment in a case filed over a road accident that killed two college students in the…


Garment sector in shambles Garment sector in shambles

60 RMG units shut, 30,000 workers lose jobs in 11 months The Readymade Garment (RMG) sector, the largest…

22 Years Of CHT Peace Accord
Welcome Peace, Abandon Violence Welcome Peace, Abandon Violence

December is a month of glory, pride and our victory in a long nine-month bloody war of independence. On 02 December 1997 yet another victory was won to end a conflict in…

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Law enforcers now look for 12 Dhaka ward councillors Law enforcers now look for 12 Dhaka ward councillors

Law enforcers are on the hunt for 12 councillors of Dhaka north and south city corporations who went into hiding after the launch of the anti-casino drive. Sources said law enforcers (police…

Metropolis
‘Most provisions implemented’ ‘Most provisions implemented’

State Minister for Information Dr Murad Hasan on Sunday said most of the provisions of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord have been implemented while the rest will also be implemented gradually,…

Sun Extra
‘Provide logistic support to conduct mobile courts’ ‘Provide logistic support to conduct mobile courts’

The High Court on Sunday ordered the Home Secretary to provide necessary manpower and logistic support to conduct mobile courts, reports UNB. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice…

Editorial
Things to Consider before Taking Bank Loans Things to Consider before Taking Bank Loans

There is a proverb in English -“Look before you leap” that means think or consider the consequences before doing something important or making any important decision. Because sometimes…

Business
Kamal blames high interests for rising NPL Kamal blames high interests for rising NPL

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal reiterated on Sunday that the high interest rates on bank loans are the key factor in spiraling non-performing loans (NPLs).   “The rise in…

Asia
HK police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh protests HK police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh protests

HONG KONG: Police fired tear gas and pepper spray in Hong Kong on Sunday as tens of thousands of black-clad protesters flooded into the streets, a week after pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide…

World
Johnson vows to strengthen prison sentences Johnson vows

to strengthen prison sentences

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Saturday to review Britain’s sentencing system after a convicted terrorist released early from prison stabbed two people to death and wounded three…

Culturetainment
First-look poster of ‘Mission Extreme’ unveiled First-look poster of ‘Mission Extreme’ unveiled

The first-look poster of much-hyped film ‘Mission Extreme’ has been unveiled at a gala event held at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in the capital on Saturday. Dhaka…

Winner
SA Games starts SA Games

starts

The 13th edition of South Asian Games officially kicked off on Sunday after the opening ceremony at Dasharath Stadium. Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will declare the Games open at the…

My Districts
Over 2.93 lakh tonnes mustard seed yield likely in Rajshahi division Over 2.93 lakh tonnes

mustard seed yield likely

in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI: Farmers and agriculturists are expecting to get over 2.93 lakh tonnes of mustard seed yield from 2.05 lakh hectares of land in all eight districts under Rajshahi division during the current…

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