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Treatment facilities for drug addicts insufficient By Other | Last Updated: 26th June, 2020, 00:00

Treatment facilities for drug addicts are not sufficient against their huge number in the country though the government has taken zero tolerance towards drug abuse. Official data show only 199…

Treatment facilities for 
drug addicts insufficient

MP Durjoy’s income jumps 8 times in 5 yrs MP Durjoy’s income jumps 8 times in 5 yrs

The annual income of former cricketer Naimur Rahman Durjoy has increased by eight times in the five years after he became a lawmaker. Before the national polls in January 2014, Durjoy’s…


PIA to ground
one-third of pilots PIA to ground one-third of pilots

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will ground a third of its 434 pilots on suspicion they hold “dubious” licences and flying certificates, a company spokesman said on Thursday,…


MP Papul thrown into Kuwait jail MP Papul thrown into Kuwait jail

The Attorney General of Kuwait has decided to imprison Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Papul accused in money laundering, human trafficking, visa trading and bribery, for a period…

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Govt to promote 1,800 teachers Govt to promote 
1,800 teachers

The government started a process to promote a large number of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) general education cadres within the shortest possible time after almost two years. According to the…

Metropolis
‘Cattle markets to be set up following health guidance’ ‘Cattle markets to

be set up following

health guidance’

Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Tazul Islam on Thursday said that cattle markets all over the country will be set up in accordance with health guidelines. The…

Editorial
Death Anniversary of Jahanara Imam and a Note on Gono Adalot Death Anniversary of Jahanara Imam and a Note on Gono Adalot

On 26 June, 2020, Jahanara Imam would have her 26 Death Anniversary when she will be remembered by all her associates in the Gono Adalot and those who love her. Concerning Gono Adalot, there are a…

Our faith
Islam preaches gentleness while calling people to Allah Islam preaches gentleness while calling people to Allah

Using gentleness with those who are hoped to embrace Islam is a desirable thing, in order to attract their hearts to it. This is with regards to the disbelievers; what then should the attitude be towards…

Business
Tough action likely against ‘ghost’ power bill Tough action likely against ‘ghost’ power bill

The government is contemplating to take tough action within seven days against the monthly ‘ghost’ electricity bills amid COVID-19 pandemic.  State Minister for Power, Energy…

Asia
2 Koreas mark war anniversary 2 Koreas mark war anniversary

SEOUL: North and South Korea on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War with largely subdued commemorations amid the coronavirus pandemic, a day after the North abruptly…

World
Any Israeli annexation a ‘crime’: Palestinians Any Israeli annexation a ‘crime’: Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS: Any Israeli annexation of occupied Palestinian territories would be a “crime,” the top Palestinian diplomat told the UN Security Council on Wednesday, warning of immediate…

Culturetainment
Nazira Mou stars in Sundori Baidani Nazira Mou stars in Sundori Baidani

Nazira Mou, one of the popular faces of the country’s small screen, has been working in the media industry for several years. The actress already has proven her mettle with her fabulous performance.…

Winner
Two decades of ecstasy and agony Two decades of ecstasy and agony

‘Bangladesh chase down a stiff target of 191 runs on day five against hosts, Sri Lanka, to cap off a remarkable victory in their landmark 100th Test match.’ This was their first…

My Districts
Netrakona farmers happy with surplus boro yield Netrakona farmers happy with surplus boro yield

NETRAKONA: Farmers of Netrakona are happy for effectively exceeding this year’s production target of Boro cultivation, apparently thought to be surplus rice area of the country, reports BSS.…

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Russia opens polls for vote on extending Putin’s rule Russia opens polls for vote on extending Putin’s rule

MOSCOW: Polls opened in Russia on Thursday for a week-long vote on constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036, reports AP. The vote on a slew…

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