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Online shopping scams on rise By Other | Last Updated: 4th January, 2020, 00:00

A naumber of online shops are reported to be defrauding their shoppers of a huge sum, creating an impediment to the growing online marketplaces. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has recently…

Online shopping scams on rise

Preparations underway for Bishwa Ijtema Preparations underway for Bishwa Ijtema

A massive preparation is underway for the upcoming 55th Biswa Ijtema, the world’s second largest congregation of the Muslim devotees after the holy hajj, on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi…


Severe cold may hit country Severe cold may hit country

The rain which was taking place in different places of the country in the last couple of days will lead to a severe cold wave this winter, meteorologists said. Day temperature may fall by 2-4…


A well-organised party is great strength for govt: PM A well-organised party is great strength for govt: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said a government having a well-organised party behind can develop a country fast, reports UNB. “A government can work successfully when there’ll…

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Yaba smuggling now goes on thru Indian border Yaba smuggling now goes on thru Indian border

In the wake of massive crackdown by law enforcers on illegal drug and drug smugglers, the gangs of drug smugglers have turned to the neighbouring border of Agortala in India as a safe route for ferrying…

Metropolis
Skilled workforce to help Bangladesh grow faster Skilled workforce to help Bangladesh grow faster

Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Benoit Prefontaine has said Bangladesh needs two things — skilled workers and better infrastructure — to be able to create more jobs and continue…

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Ethiopia adopts new version of much-criticised terrorism law Ethiopia adopts new version of much-criticised terrorism law

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian lawmakers have replaced anti-terrorism legislation that had drawn criticism from rights activists, although Amnesty International said the new version still had the potential…

Editorial
Jogen Mandal - Victim of Divisive Politics Jogen Mandal - Victim of Divisive Politics

People who create history often fade into oblivion and Jogendra Nath Mandal, more known as Jogen Mandal of Barisal is one such person. To today’s generation the life and time of Jogen Mandal…

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Recalling Bangabandhu on His Centennial Birth Anniversary Recalling Bangabandhu on His Centennial Birth Anniversary

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was released from his internment in Pakistan in the second week of January 1972 and eventually returned to Dhaka, the capital of independent Bangladesh amidst a rapturous…

Asia
Taiwan’s military chief killed in chopper crash Taiwan’s military chief killed in chopper crash

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s military chief was killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday, the defence ministry said, just days before the island goes to polls to elect a new president, reports AFP. The…

World
Iran killing triggers global alarm Iran killing triggers global alarm

PARIS: Global powers warned Friday that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint after the US assassinated Iran’s top general, although Britain and Germany also suggested…

Culturetainment
‘Bangladesh Sangskritik Utshab’ begins at BSA ‘Bangladesh Sangskritik Utshab’ begins at BSA

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised ‘Bangladesh Sangskritik Utshab 2020’ for the second time with a view to showcasing the Bangladeshi culture. The 21-day long festival begun…

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Kings storm into final Kings storm into final

Bashundhara Kings reached the final of the ongoing Federation Cup Football Tournament pulling down high flying Bangladesh Police Football Club by 3-0 goals in the second semifinal match at Bangabandhu…

My Districts
Jashore farmers gain success in cultivating purple cabbage Jashore farmers gain success in cultivating purple cabbage

Jashore: It's fabulous! At first sight, it looks more like purple flowers from a bit distance -- as if a vast land is covered with purple flowers. Actually, those are not flowers but a kind of…

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A bulkhead carrying sand sinks in the river Buriganga A bulkhead carrying sand sinks in the river Buriganga

A bulkhead carrying sand sinks in the river Buriganga in South Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital in the early hours of Friday. Four staff of the vessel died in the accident.     –…

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