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Country may face a disaster By Other | Last Updated: 17th October, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh could be isolated from the world if the internet service providers and cable operators enforce their pre-announced shutdown from Sunday by shutting down internet data connectivity and television…

Country may face a disaster

None will remain hungry: PM None will remain hungry: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday asserted that not a single person in the country will remain hungry as her government has attached top most priority to increasing food production to ensure food…


39,000 yaba pills seized from Saudi-bound

cargo flight at HSIA 39,000 yaba pills seized from Saudi-bound cargo flight at HSIA

Members of the airport Aviation Security seized around 39,000 yaba tablets during a security screening at the export cargo of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday. The yaba tablets…


Commodity prices shoot up Commodity prices shoot up

Prices of most of the commodities including vegetables have skyrocketed in the kitchen markets on Friday, creating frustration among the consumers. Soaring prices of vegetable, potato, onion,…

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Tangail-Rangpur four-lane highway project to drag on Tangail-Rangpur four-lane highway project to drag on

Important Elenga-Hatikumrul-Rangpur four-lane highway is going to drag on for a few more years with a hike in project cost after it went on at a snail’s pace over the last five years.      …

Metropolis
Dhaka reiterates importance of ensuring peacekeepers’ safety Dhaka reiterates importance of ensuring peacekeepers’ safety

Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rabab Fatima has reiterated the importance of ensuring safety and security of the UN Peacekeepers. She recognised the invaluable contribution…

Editorial
Rape – Suddenly a Matter of Public Discourse Rape – Suddenly a Matter

of Public Discourse

The word rape, as a taboo, is not supposed to be discussed in public. But in recent times not only has it become very public, it has drowned all other news - good or bad - in Bangladesh. Like all other…

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International Day for Eradication of Poverty International Day for

Eradication of Poverty

Bangladesh, like other countries of the world, observes the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty each year on 17 October. The background of this Day is that more than a hundred thousand…

Asia
Water cannon used against Bangkok protesters Water cannon used against Bangkok protesters

BANGKOK: Thai police used water cannon against protesters Friday night in central Bangkok, as the pro-democracy activists defied an emergency decree banning gatherings for a second night running, reports…

World
UK ready to walk away from EU without fundamental change UK ready to walk away from EU without fundamental change

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday kept the door open to more Brexit talks but insisted Britain was ready to slam it shut unless the EU offers "fundamental change" in its tactics,…

Culturetainment
DUFS to organise virtual workshop for young filmmakers DUFS to organise virtual workshop for young filmmakers

Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) is going to organise a six-day virtual workshop for young filmmakers. The workshop titled ‘IIUSFF Talents 2020’ will begin on October 25. The…

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BCB President’s Cup evenly poised BCB President’s Cup evenly poised

The ongoing BCB President’s Cup is evenly poised as three participating three teams are equally placed in the points table after the first phase of the double league tournament. BCB took…

My Districts
Veg prices sharply up in Cumilla Veg prices sharply up in Cumilla

CUMILLA: Vegetables are selling at very exorbitant prices at different markets here. Low and fixed income group people are suffering due to the hike in vegetable prices. Going to the vegetables…

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Over 350 freed on day two of Yemen prisoner swap Over 350 freed on day two of Yemen prisoner swap

SANAA: More than 350 prisoners were freed on Friday on the second and final day of a landmark exchange between the warring sides in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The…

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