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First death penalty for rape in Tangail By Other | Last Updated: 16th October, 2020, 00:00

Five youths were sentenced to death in a rape case for the first time in the country after the government amended the law introducing a provision of death penalty for rapists following massive protests…

First death penalty for rape in Tangail

Help rehabilitate Rohingyas in
Myanmar Help rehabilitate Rohingyas in Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday renewed her call to the international community, including the United States, to help Bangladesh rehabilitate Rohingyas in their homeland of Myanmar, reports…


‘US sees Bangladesh as key 
partner in Indo-Pacific region’
‘US sees Bangladesh as key partner in Indo-Pacific region’

The United States considers Bangladesh as the centrepiece of its Indo-Pacific Strategy, a vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific in which all countries prosper side by side as sovereign and independent…


Cement industry rebounding as

construction sector back on track Cement industry rebounding as construction sector back on track

With the resumption of work in infrastructure and construction sector, the country’s cement industry is rebounding steadily. Sector entrepreneurs said the sale of cement has been increasing…

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Policy for curbing trans-fat demanded Policy for curbing 
trans-fat demanded

Bangladesh is going to observe World Food Day on Friday like other countries across the globe with a call to control industrially produced transfat in food within the permissible limit.   …

Metropolis
Concerted effort a must to ensure justice: Anisul Concerted effort a must to ensure justice: Anisul

A strong judiciary is a precondition for proper functioning of three organs of the country and implementation of four state principles, said Law Minister Anisul Huq. He stressed the need for…

Editorial
Improving Governance for Ensuring Progress Improving Governance for Ensuring Progress

There is too much of confusion or shyness in Bangladesh when we are talking of governance or internal governance. World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified weak governance as the biggest challenge…

Business
Govt to import rice if needed: Dr Razzaque Govt to import rice if needed: Dr Razzaque

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Thursday said rice might be imported from neighbouring countries, if required, to meet any possible food crisis. He said, “I think there…

Our faith
Anger control and forgiveness: An Islamic perspective Anger control and forgiveness: An Islamic perspective

There is a proverb: 'If you get angry you lose'. In fact, anger drives us to defeat. It destroys our bonds of life, wealth, honour and family as well as social life and kinship. Life can come…

Asia
Thailand declares emergency Thailand declares emergency

BANGKOK: The Thai government declared a state of emergency banning gatherings of more than four people and outlawing online posts deemed a threat to national security on Thursday in a move to end simmering…

World
Millions more in England facing tighter corona measures Millions more in England facing tighter corona measures

LONDON: Eight new English areas, including London, will be subject to more stringent coronavirus restrictions because of a rising number of cases, the government announced on Thursday, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Cheating Master’s 350th episode to air today Cheating Master’s 350th episode to air today

The 350th episode of the popular drama serial Cheating Master will be aired today. Directed and written by Sanjit Sarkar, the serial is being aired every Wednesday to Saturday on RTV. The story…

Winner
Clubs agree to pay booters 35pc Clubs agree to pay booters 35pc

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) participating clubs agreed to pay 35 percent of the previous contract, said BFF Senior Vice-President and PFLC Chairman Abdus Salam Murshedy on Thursday. Murshedy…

My Districts
Vegetable farming in polybags becomes popular in Bogura Vegetable farming in polybags becomes popular in Bogura

BOGURA: Repeated flood and heavy rainfall force the farmers of Shajahanpur upazila of the district using polythene bags for saving their vegetables plants. The farmers in Boropathar area under…

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Dawood Ibrahim link suspected in Kerala gold smuggling case Dawood Ibrahim link suspected in Kerala gold smuggling case

NEW DELHI: Most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim’s gang may have had a role in the sensational Kerala gold smuggling case and the terror link needs to be probed, the National Investigation Agency…

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