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How long Bangladesh will bear Rohingya burden By Other | Last Updated: 2nd September, 2020, 00:00

The exodus of 1.1 million persecuted Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh has marked the completion of the third year without any substantial progress in repatriation of these hapless people to their…

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Homage to ‘Pranabda’–a true friend of Bangladesh
Homage to ‘Pranabda’–a true friend of Bangladesh

I was always hoping against hope. When I first learnt from the media that Pranabda has been infected with Covid-19 and taken to hospital, I was very shocked. I was worried as this ‘invincible…


Passengers suffer immensely Passengers suffer immensely

The Paturia-Daulatdia ferry route in Rajbari and that of Shimulia-Kathalbari in Shariatpur have turned out to be the bane for passengers travelling to the south west regions in the country. Strong…


Pranab cremated with state honours 
Pranab cremated with state honours

NEW DELHI: Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi road electric crematorium here on Tuesday afternoon. His son Abhijit Mukherjee performed…

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8 lakh teachers in utter misery 8 lakh teachers in utter misery

Around eight lakh teachers and employees of non-government educational institutions, including kindergartens, are facing serious financial hardship amid the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities…

Metropolis
Restoring democracy a big challenge: Fakhrul Restoring democracy a big challenge: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said restoring democracy is now a big challenge and they must uphold the spirit of Liberation War by restoring snatched…

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The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam – 75 years of independence, freedom, development and international integration The Socialist Republic of  Viet Nam – 75 years of independence, freedom, development and international integration

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Viet Nam underwent long nights of slavery and anguish. At the end of 19th century, the people were put under a dual yoke: the feudal and colonial rules.…

Editorial
Farewell to Kakababu of Indian Politics Farewell to Kakababu 
of Indian Politics

Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, more often known as Pranab Mukherjee but Kakababu to many, breathed his last in New Delhi’s Army Hospital in the early evening of 31 August 2020. He had been hospitalised…

Business
BPDB faces Tk 37bn loss in 5 months BPDB faces Tk 37bn loss in 5 months

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has incurred a loss of Tk 36.92 billion in five months since March for selling electricity at tariffs lower than the purchase cost from rental, quick rental,…

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What Covid-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us? What Covid-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us?

No country at first understood the terrible potential of the COVID-19 pandemic to destroy the country's economy and kill lives. Despite unprecedented advances in science and medicine, the COVID-19…

World
World leaders mourn death of Pranab World leaders mourn death of Pranab

From the United States of America to Russia, tributes poured in from various international leaders who condoled the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee. He passed away on Monday at the…

Culturetainment
Rosy stars in single-episode drama after long hiatus Rosy stars in single-episode drama after long hiatus

Popular small screen actress Rosy Selim is now busy with multiple drama series. She always appears in drama serials but rarely seen in single-episode dramas. After a long hiatus, the actress has acted…

Winner
‘Adapt to succeed’ ‘Adapt to succeed’

Bangladesh’s newly appointed batting consultant Craig McMillan said that Tigers need to adapt quickly to put on their best in their upcoming tour to Sri Lanka in order to do well in the island.…

My Districts
Bagerhat shrimp farmers count huge losses Bagerhat shrimp farmers count huge losses

BAGERHAT: Shrimp farmers in Bagerhat have been left reeling by the storm surge, and aftermath and excessive drought while the price of shrimp continues to fall due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic.…

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