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Rapists have to walk to gallows By Other | Last Updated: 13th October, 2020, 00:00

The Cabinet has approved the draft of an amended law proposing death sentence for rape in the wake of unbridled sexual harassment of women across the country. The draft was approved at the weekly…

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Papia couple get 27 years in jail Papia couple get 27 years in jail

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon to 27 years of rigorous imprisonment each in an arms case. Judge KM…


617 more unions to get 

broadband connection 617 more unions to get broadband connection

The government is considering expanding the broadband connectivity to another 617 unions and important sites as part of its third-phase project for the best utilization of social obligatory fund.…


A life-long fighter against corruption A life-long fighter against corruption

Can you imagine what could be the emotional response of Sheikh Mujib, an anti-corruption crusader, when one of the charges framed against him after his arrest in 1958 by the military government of…

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Rohingya, IPS to dominate talks Rohingya, IPS to dominate talks

Rohingya repatriation and Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS) will dominate talks during the upcoming visit of US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun to Bangladesh on October 14-16. Apart from…

Metropolis
PM unveils book on Bangamata PM unveils book on Bangamata

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday unveiled the cover of ‘Renu Theke Bangamata’ (From Renu to Bangamata), a book on the life of her mother, reports UNB. The unveiling ceremony…

Editorial
Stop Abuse of Digital Security Act Stop Abuse of Digital Security Act

The Digital Security Act enacted in 2018 has recently been under the spotlight because of the arrests of many people including journalists due to cases filed under this law. A leading Bengali language…

Business
Rampal plant is a commitment to clean energy Rampal plant is a commitment to clean energy

Engr. Animesh Jain, newly appointed Managing Director of Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company, sheds light on the progress and environmental aspects of the much-talked-about coal-fired plant in…

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Challenges in School Meal Programme Challenges in School Meal Programme

The government of Bangladesh has approved the most commendable and prudential National School Meal Policy, 2019 to bring all students of government primary schools under universal midday meal coverage…

Asia
Corona: China to test 9m people in 5 days Corona: China to test 9m people in 5 days

BEIJING: China aims to test more than nine million residents of the port city of Qingdao within five days following a minor coronavirus outbreak, health officials said Monday, the first mass testing…

World
Armenia, Azerbaijan clash despite ceasefire deal Armenia, Azerbaijan clash despite

ceasefire deal

STEPANAKERT: A ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region was failing to hold Monday as the two Caucasus rivals exchanged new fire while international mediators…

Culturetainment
Tanvir, Evana star in ‘Dampati’ Tanvir, Evana star

in ‘Dampati’

Popular faces of the small screen Golam Kibria Tanvir and Parsa Evana will be seen in a television drama titled ‘Dampati’. Written by Azam Khan and directed by SK Shubho, the shooting…

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All eyes on ‘captain’ Tamim today All eyes on ‘captain’ Tamim today

Bangladesh newly appointed ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal will have a dress rehearsal as a leader as he starts his stint as a captain in the ongoing BCB President’s Cup when his side Tamim XI takes…

My Districts
Dragon fruit farming gets popular in Rajshahi Dragon fruit farming gets popular in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Asadul Islam Helal has exposed himself as a new successful entrepreneur by involving in dragon fruit farming in Rajshahi Barind area for the last couple of years, reports BSS. A farmer…

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‘Pakistan would be doomed if it gets blacklisted’ ‘Pakistan would be doomed if it gets blacklisted’

KARACHI: As Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is all set to decide the fate of Pakistan grey list status later this month, a Pakistani “influencer” is beseeching the general public to…

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