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AL rebels in race braving expulsion By Other | Last Updated: 5th February, 2021, 00:00

The expulsion of rebel candidates seems to work little for Awami League to keep the party leaders away from vying in the municipal polls independently as their number is growing in the local body elections.…

AL rebels in race braving expulsion

Laldighi Maidan gets facelift Laldighi Maidan gets facelift

CHATTOGRAM: Laldighi Maidan, a historic ground in the port city of Chattogram, is getting a facelift symbolising different historic events, including the Six-Point Movement. Ninety per cent…


PM for research to boost agri production PM for research to boost agri production

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday laid emphasis on research and crops zone mapping, saying different varieties of crops have to be cultivated on the basis of concerned area’s land fertility,…


Meghna Group feasts on Meghna River Meghna Group feasts on Meghna River

Meghna Group has grabbed 241.27 acres of land of the Meghna River, according to a report by the National River Conservation Commission (NRCC). Seven concerns of the group feasted on the land…

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Govt to vaccinate 3.5m people in first phase Govt to vaccinate 3.5m people in first phase

The government has decided to inoculate 3.5 million people instead of 6 million in the first month of vaccination programme due to a lukewarm response to online registration. The country now…

Metropolis
‘Govt handling corona situation effectively’ ‘Govt handling corona situation effectively’

CHATTOGRAM: Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Jabed on Thursday said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is tackling the Covid-19 crisis by taking sufficient initiatives. The…

Editorial
Bangabandhu’s Role in Library Development Bangabandhu’s Role in Library Development

The National Library Day 2021 is being celebrated today with the theme of building library at every home. In collaboration with the Department of Public Libraries (DPL) and the Ministry of Cultural…

Business
Half-yr sales exceed yearly target Half-yr sales exceed yearly target

Various attempts of the government failed to restrain the blistering sales of savings certificates as the half-yearly sales of savings instruments already exceeded the yearly target by a large margin.…

Our faith
A message for humanity A message for humanity

The Creator of all existence has been sending messengers and prophets to guide human beings ever since the dawn of mankind, according to the Qur’an. The Qur’an only names some of these…

Asia
The youth weigh defiance against crackdown fears The youth weigh defiance against crackdown fears

HONG KONG: Myanmar’s coup has left its younger generation bunkered down at home, obsessively tracking arrest rumours on social media and weighing whether to defy the military on the streets,…

World
Gulf ramps up corona measures as cases jump Gulf ramps up corona measures as cases jump

DUBAI: The wealthy monarchies of the Gulf are intensifying coronavirus containment measures as cases jump, compounding the economic woes caused by slumping oil revenues which are the region’s…

Culturetainment
Loko Natyadal stages ‘Kanjus’ today after year-long hiatus Loko Natyadal stages ‘Kanjus’ today after year-long hiatus

Popular theatre troupe Loko Natyadal (Banani) will stage its much-acclaimed production ‘Kanjus’ at Bangladesh Mahila Samity auditorium in the capital today after a year-long hiatus.…

Winner
Ton-up Mehidy gives Tigers upper hand Ton-up Mehidy gives Tigers upper hand

Mehidy Hasan scored his maiden Test ton to put Bangladesh in the driving seat against West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Thursday. Mehidy scored 103 runs before…

My Districts
Bamboo-made handicraft starts regaining heritage in Narsingdi Bamboo-made handicraft starts regaining heritage in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: Hundreds of unemployed people from about 15 villages in Narsingdi district are becoming self-reliant by making bamboo made handicrafts. The handicraft is playing a key role in earning…

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