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BNP faces another debacle in city polls By Other | Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020, 00:00

Internal conflict, lack of coordination blamed for defeat BNP faced a debacle in the just-concluded elections…

BNP faces another debacle in city polls

Where is BNP’s hartal? Where is BNP’s hartal?

The daylong shutdown enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in the capital on Sunday virtually had no impact on public life. The party called the strike protesting what it said widespread…


Atiq vows to build Dhaka as Switzerland Atiq vows to build Dhaka as Switzerland

Dhaka North City Corporation mayor-elect Atiqul Islam on Sunday pledged to build a planned city ensuring coordination between all other utility agencies. “Father of the Nation Bangabandhu…


Taposh pledges to work for all Taposh pledges to work for all

Mayor-elect of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh pledged to work for all irrespective of political affiliation. “There are many works left to do. I will work…

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Want to spread our art, culture on int’l stage: PM Want to spread our art, culture on int’l stage: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2020, saying that her government wants to spread Bangladesh’s art, culture and literature across the globe by developing…

Metropolis
Govt prioritising vocational edn Govt prioritising vocational edn

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government has given utmost importance to vocational education as the world needs skilled manpower for the upcoming fourth industrial revolution, reports…

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List of newly-elected DNCC, DSCC councillors List of newly-elected DNCC, DSCC councillors

The election to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) was held on Saturday. In DNCC Awami League won 43 general councilor posts, BNP 2, JP 1 and independent…

Editorial
If I were a Book : Some Thoughts on Amar Ekushey Book Fair If I were a Book  : Some Thoughts on Amar Ekushey Book Fair

The Amar Ekushey book fair is one of the longest book fair in the world. It starts on 1 February every year and continues throughout the month. Bangla Academy organizes literary and cultural events…

Business
5 state-run energy cos to offload shares 5 state-run energy cos

to offload shares

A number of five profit-making state-owned energy and power companies are going to be listed in the capital market soon to help boost the lackluster equity market. At the same time, two already…

Asia
More foreigners leaving China as virus fears mount More foreigners leaving China as virus fears mount

BEIJING: Wearing a mask and plastic gloves to protect himself from infection, an Uzbek student is among a rush of foreigners trying to fly out of virus-hit China to wait things out overseas. With…

World
Republicans prepare to defend Trump’s expected acquittal Republicans prepare to defend Trump’s expected acquittal

WASHINGTON: Republicans prepared to defend their expected acquittal of President Donald Trump, on Sunday’s TV talk shows, after their Senate votes to reject witness testimony at his impeachment…

Culturetainment
Dilara Begum’s solo exhibition begins at Bengal Shilpalay tomorrow Dilara Begum’s solo exhibition begins at Bengal Shilpalay tomorrow

Prominent artist Dilara Begum Jolly’s solo art exhibition titled ‘Parables of the Womb’ will begin at Bengal Shilpalay in the capital’s Dhanmondi area tomorrow.  The…

Winner
Tremendous Tamim rewrites history Tremendous Tamim rewrites history

Tamim Iqbal etched his name in the books of cricketing history as the ace opener registered the highest individual score as a Bangladeshi cricketer when he scored an unbeaten 334-run knock on Sunday…

My Districts
Flower farming on Barind lands boon for farmers Flower farming on Barind lands boon for farmers

RAJSHAHI: Many people have built their fortunes through flower farming as it’s more profitable than many other cash crops in the region including its vast Barind tract. The flower farming…

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Decade of growth in tech Decade of growth in tech

Bangladesh local companies are exporting IT and ITES products and services for more than a decade. There has been considerable progress in exporting from this sector in recent times.  According…

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