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High-voltage Dhaka city polls today By Other | Last Updated: 1st February, 2020, 00:00

The eight-hour non-stop high-voltage elections to the two city corporations of Dhaka are set to be held today with a pledge by the Election Commission of ensuring a transparent and neutral voting under…

High-voltage Dhaka city polls today

Voters hope for a modern Dhaka Voters hope for a modern Dhaka

City dwellers want to see dynamic leadership in city management in order to build a well-planned capital city. Talking to Daily Sun, people from diversified professions also recommended for…


PM to cast vote at City College PM to cast vote at City College

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to cast her vote at Dhaka City College polling centre in the mayoral polls  this morning. The center is located at Dhanmondi Road No 2 in the capital.…


BNP struggles to place polling agents BNP struggles to place polling agents

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is struggling to ensure a sufficient number of polling agents in the city corporation elections to be held today due to lack of coordination within the party, said…

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Industrial default loans continue to rise Industrial default loans continue to rise

Even after the frantic efforts of the government to curb non-performing loans (NPL), the volume of default bank loans in industrial sector is still on the rise.  Defaulted industrial loans…

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Aspirants await voters’ verdict Aspirants await voters’ verdict

DNCC Wards 35 and 36 People residing in Wards No 35 and 36 under Dhaka North City Corporation demanded…

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Withdraw share from BATB Withdraw share from BATB

Speakers at a programme on Thursday demanded withdrawal of the government’s share from British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB). As per the Constitution’s article 18(1), the state…

Editorial
D-Day for Dhaka D-Day for Dhaka

By the time this commentary reaches the readers, voters of Dhaka city will be busy electing their next Mayors and council members of the two City Corporations of Dhaka City - North Dhaka and South.…

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Low Student Teacher Ratio: A Path to Quality Teaching Low Student Teacher Ratio: A Path to Quality Teaching

At present, there are 46 public and 105 private universities in Bangladesh. With the increase of number of higher education institutions the high growth in enrolment is visualized. As education is…

Asia
Countries ban China arrivals over virus epidemic Countries ban China arrivals over virus epidemic

BEIJING: Singapore and Mongolia slapped sweeping bans on arrivals from China on Friday and the United States told its citizens to avoid the country after a global health emergency was declared over…

World
World may pay ‘terrible price’ if it fails Sudan, UN warns World may pay ‘terrible price’ if it fails Sudan, UN warns

KHARTOUM: A top UN official has warned that the international community would “pay a terrible price” if it fails to help rebuild Sudan’s dilapidated economy as the African country…

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Rafiqul Alam, Fakir Alamgir honoured at Channel i Music Awards Rafiqul Alam, Fakir Alamgir honoured at Channel i Music Awards

The 14th edition of ‘Channel i Music Awards’ was held at The Palace Luxury Resort in Bahubal, Habiganj on Thursday.  Eminent singers Rafiqul Alam and Fakir Alamgir honoured…

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Taijul, Shafiul steal the show in BCL opener Taijul, Shafiul steal the show in BCL opener

Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam bagged five wickets for Islami Bank East Zone against Walton Central Zone as the eighth edition of Bangladesh Cricket League began at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium…

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Best places to see and craziest things to do Best places to see and craziest things to do

BANDARBAN: Regular stress of city life tends to suck the energy out of the soul pushing people towards chronic anxiety. Every once in a while, you must plan a vacation on a hill, where the blue sky,…

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EU turns page on Brexit and moves on to trade talks EU turns page on Brexit and moves on to trade talks

BRUSSELS: A resolute European Union sought Friday to turn the page on Brexit and move on to negotiating a looser, less favourable trading relationship with its departing British partner, reports AFP.…

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