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Dengue haunts Dhakaites By Other | Last Updated: 19th February, 2020, 00:00

With the sharp rise in the blood-sucking mosquito population, the return of dengue fever is haunting Dhaka residents who complain that already the winged insects have made their lives miserable.…

Dengue haunts Dhakaites

Tale of a China returnee Tale of a China returnee

For a group of Bangladeshis it was a celebration like when a cricket team wins as their aircraft landed in Dhaka after living for weeks in China with  death almost imminent, according to one of…


Encroachment obstructs

beautification projects Encroachment obstructs beautification projects

Encroachments stand out as a major obstacle to quick implementation of greenery and development projects under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) forcing concerned authorities to seek time extension…


PM declares

zero tolerance

against rape PM declares zero tolerance against rape

Describing rapists as ‘beasts in the name of human beings’, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday declared zero tolerance against rape alongside terrorism, militancy and drugs, reports…

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Govt to train 40,000 drivers Govt to train 40,000 drivers

The government has moved to create a pool of 40,000 expert drivers to lower road accident fatalities in the country mainly due to inept persons behind the wheels.     Bangladesh…

Metropolis
Legal manual to empower civil society: Minister Legal manual to empower civil society: Minister

A new Legal Manual for Civil Society Organizations in Bangladesh published on Sunday aiming to help the Bangladeshi civil society organisations carrying out their missions more effectively. Minister…

Biz Capital
Ekushey book fair drawing crowd gradually Ekushey book fair drawing crowd gradually

The ‘Amar Ekushey Book Fair Chattogram- 2020’ organised on a large scale compared to previous occasions is getting momentum gradually with the presence of a large number of writers and…

Editorial
Thoughts on Recent Debates over Uniform Entry Test Thoughts on Recent Debates over Uniform Entry Test

Of late, the issue of the uniform entry test at the university level has received a momentum at the government level after the honourable President of Bangladesh’s directive in a meeting organized…

Business
Paturia, Daulatdia river ports to be modernised Paturia, Daulatdia river ports to be modernised

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Taka 13,639.01 crore (Tk 136.39 billion) including one for modernization…

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Break the Deadlock on the Meaning of Secularism Break the Deadlock on the Meaning of Secularism

Just before the Delhi election campaign got underway, the president and his predecessor both stressed the importance of debate and discussion in a democracy. Speaking at The Indian Express’ Ramnath…

Asia
Elderly, sick are most at risk Elderly, sick are most at risk

BEIJING: Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began, reports BBC. Data from the Chinese Centre…

World
Syria presses assault amid fears over mass displacement Syria presses assault amid fears over mass displacement

BEIRUT: Syrian troops pressed an offensive Tuesday on the country’s last major rebel enclave where the mass displacement of civilians is sparking fears of a humanitarian catastrophe, reports…

Winner
Shahadat claims 3 wkts as Zimbabwe reach 291-7 Shahadat claims 3 wkts as Zimbabwe

reach 291-7

World Cup-winning Bangladesh U-19 National Team member Shahadat Hossain bagged three wickets against touring Zimbabwe in the two-day tour game at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) on Tuesday.…

My Districts
Sweet potato cultivation popular in Manikganj Sweet potato cultivation

popular in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ: The cultivation of sweet potato is regaining its lost glory in Manikganj that was disappeared from the district. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said a total of…

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