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Rapists are beasts: PM By Other | Last Updated: 14th October, 2020, 00:00

Describing rapists as beasts, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government incorporated the provision of capital punishment for rape in Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment)…

Rapists are beasts: PM

President promulgates ordinance President promulgates ordinance

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday promulgated an ordinance, paving the way for increasing punishment for the rapists to death penalty from life-term rigorous imprisonment. He promulgated the…


Rape incidents on amid protest
Rape incidents on amid protest

Amid the countrywide anti-rape protests, rape incidents and sexual harassment are still taking place in different parts of the country, including Dhaka, Chattogram and Narayanganj.  A mob…


Fortune seekers fall prey

to human traffickers Fortune seekers fall prey to human traffickers

Organised gangs of human-traffickers having link with airport immigration police are reportedly sending many innocent Bangladeshi fortune-seekers abroad illegally, enticing them to have good jobs there.…

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Criminals get off scot-free despite CCTV footage Criminals get off

scot-free despite CCTV footage

Many criminals are going scot-free even though their acts of crimes have been captured by CCTV cameras. The ‘failure’ of law enforcers to arrest the criminals is emboldening them…

Metropolis
Bad situations ‘only get worse’ without disaster risk governance: UN Bad situations ‘only get worse’ without disaster risk governance: UN

With nations facing multiple crises simultaneously and a dramatic rise in extreme weather events in recent decades, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for strengthening disaster…

Editorial
Where Do We Stand? Where Do We Stand?

In the past 20 years from 1999 to 2018, globally 12,000 extreme weather events occurred that cost about 5,00,000 lives with a property loss of US$3.54 trillion. Bangladesh alone, in the same period,…

Business
Business continuity a must to keep economy viable Business continuity a must to keep economy viable

Entrepreneurs have to run their business in the new normal situation to keep the economy sustainable amid the risk of corona, Nitol-Niloy Group Chairman Abdul Matlub Ahmad has said. In a virtual…

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Taking IEDCR and ICDDR,B Surveys With a Grain of Salt Taking IEDCR and ICDDR,B Surveys With a Grain of Salt

The following descriptions and analyses are based on reports of three Bangladeshi English dailies. The antigen targeted test Nine percent of the Dhaka city dwellers (six…

Asia
Anwar meets king in bid to ‘topple’ Malaysian govt Anwar meets king in bid to ‘topple’ Malaysian govt

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim had a long-awaited meeting with the king Tuesday, seeking to prove he has support to take power and fulfil a decades-old ambition of becoming…

World
Trump returns to campaign trail Trump returns to

campaign trail

SANFORD: Deprived of his beloved campaign trail for 10 days by Covid-19, President Donald Trump took center stage again on Monday in Florida, vowing that he is in “great shape” with 22…

Culturetainment
Sixth edition of DIFF cancelled over corona Sixth edition of DIFF cancelled over corona

The sixth edition of the annual Dhaka International Folk Fest (DIFF) has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reports UNB. According to Sun Foundation and Square Group, the musical fete…

Winner
Salma, Jahanara ready for Women’s T20 meet Salma, Jahanara ready for Women’s T20 meet

Bangladesh two experienced women cricketers Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam are prepared to take the challenge in the upcoming edition of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020. Bangladesh Cricket…

My Districts
Bumper Aman production likely in Rangpur region Bumper Aman production likely

in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: Production of Aman paddy in Rangpur agriculture region is likely to exceed the target this season. The farmers the region are eyeing the prospect to recoup the losses during the last…

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Corona infections among health workers declining: WHO Corona infections among health workers declining: WHO

GENEVA: Health workers have since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic been disproportionately affected by the crisis, but the WHO said Tuesday their high infection levels had finally begun to…

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