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Illegal bond traders attack 2 journos By Other | Last Updated: 12th February, 2020, 00:00

Two journalists of NEWS24, a private TV channel, were seriously injured and their car was vandalised in a fierce attack by illegal bond traders while they were collecting news on a drive against the…

Illegal bond traders attack 2 journos

Local industries bear brunt of bond misuse Local industries bear brunt of bond misuse

Illegal sale of paper and other products imported through bond facility has put local manufacturers in an uneven competition, also causing a huge revenue loss for the government. According to…


Weak laws save owners of faulty buildings ! Weak laws save owners of faulty buildings !

No action has been taken by the authorities concerned against the owners of buildings constructed violating building code as laid down by the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkah (RAJUK) and it is unknown…


Next Kolkata Book Fair to be dedicated to Bangabandhu Next Kolkata Book Fair to be dedicated to Bangabandhu

KOLKATA: Kolkata book fair committee has decided to dedicate its next book fair to Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Kolkata Book Fair Committee Chairman…

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15 Rohingyas drown, 52 missing in boat capsize 15 Rohingyas drown, 52 missing in boat capsize

At least 15 Rohingyas drowned and 52 others went missing after a boat with 138 people of the displaced group aboard capsized in the Bay near St Martin’s Island early Tuesday while sailing for…

Metropolis
Guarantee children’s rights online: UN Guarantee children’s rights online: UN

States must urgently develop comprehensive strategies to prevent child sexual abuse online and to address both the opportunities and the risks that the Internet presents for children, UN human rights…

Biz Capital
Most plots remain unused due to lack of facilities Most plots remain unused due to lack of facilities

Most of the residential plots of three projects of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) developed and handed over to the owners remained unused due to lack of facilities. Sources said the…

Editorial
BNP’s Policy Flip-flop and Their Political Destiny BNP’s Policy Flip-flop and Their Political Destiny

The recently held Dhaka South and North City Corporation Elections have changed the course of politics in different dimensions. The new political wave has eluded the main opposition the Bangladesh…

Business
BRTC’s 49pc share to be offloaded in capital mkt BRTC’s 49pc share to be offloaded in capital mkt

The ‘Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Bill, 2020’ was passed in Parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for offloading 49 percent share of the corporation in the capital market.…

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Where Are the River Courts? Where Are the River Courts?

Bangladesh is a riverine country. According to Bangladesh Water development board (BWDB) about 230 rivers currently flow in Bangladesh, although the number stated are ambiguous in some sources. As…

Asia
China tightens movement restrictions in Wuhan China tightens movement restrictions in Wuhan

BEIJING: China tightened restrictions at the locked-down epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, forbidding feverish people in Wuhan from visiting hospitals outside of their home districts,…

World
6 die as storm Ciara wreaks destruction across Europe 6 die as storm Ciara wreaks destruction across Europe

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Fierce winds and heavy rains claimed at least six lives across northern Europe on Monday as Storm Ciara disrupted travel, grounded hundreds of flights, flooded roads and left vast…

Culturetainment
Charity concert ‘Love for Andrew Kishore’ held in Singapore Charity concert ‘Love for Andrew Kishore’ held in Singapore

A charity concert titled ‘Love for Andrew Kishore’ was held at the Gateway Theatre at Jalan Bukit Merah in Singapore on Sunday. Bangladesh Society of Singapore and Singapore Chamber of…

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BCB gears up to welcome Jr Tigers BCB gears up to welcome Jr Tigers

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is gearing up to receive their golden boys as the ICC Under-19 World Cup winners are due to arrive today. Though the time and date of the grand reception for the…

My Districts
Women empowerment a reality in Rangpur Women empowerment a reality in Rangpur

RANGPUR: More than one-lakh rural women have empowered them visibly by achieving self-reliance through their hard endeavours in remote areas of Rangpur region, reports BSS.  According to…

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Lebanon protesters try to block confidence vote Lebanon protesters try to block confidence vote

BEIRUT: Protesters in Beirut tried to stop a confidence vote in parliament Tuesday on a new government they say fails to address their demands and cannot rescue Lebanon’s ailing economy, reports…

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