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Political field heating up By Other | Last Updated: 10th February, 2021, 00:00

Country’s political arena is heating up gradually as both Awami League and its arch-rival Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have chalked out countrywide programmes at the same time. BNP…

Political field heating up

US-Bangla a gateway to gold smuggling ! US-Bangla a gateway to gold smuggling !

Sixty gold bars worth about Tk 47.8 million were seized from an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Tuesday. Eight staff members of US-Bangla…


Over 1 lakh more receive vaccine Over 1 lakh more receive vaccine

Around 1.8 lakh people have received Covid-19 vaccine across the country including in Dhaka city till Tuesday as part of the nationwide vaccination programme. A total of 179,318 people received…


Bangladesh, Maldives for further boosting ties Bangladesh, Maldives for further boosting ties

Bangladesh and the Maldives on Tuesday emphasised the need for stronger ties between the two countries and further improving the fraternal relations by exploring new avenues of cooperation. Foreign…

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Rackets using water routes Rackets using water routes

Organised rackets are now using different water ways of the Bay of Bengal, connecting bordering points of neighbouring Myanmar, as safe routes for smuggling Yaba tablets into the country. They…

Metropolis
Mild cold wave sweeps across 6 districts Mild cold wave sweeps across 6 districts

Mild cold wave is sweeping across the regions of Moulvibazar, Rajshahi, Pabna, Panchagarh, Kurigram and Chuadanga, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday. The mild cold wave…

Editorial
Comprehensive Efforts to Counter Rumours and Conspiracy Comprehensive Efforts to Counter Rumours and Conspiracy

Political opposition groups in every country tend to disseminate various forms of propaganda and rumours as a political tactic to undermine government’s popularity. Consequently, every government…

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What We Need to Eradicate Leprosy What We Need to Eradicate Leprosy

World Leprosy Day was observed across the country through various programmes and activities on 31st January. The day has been celebrated on the last Sunday of January every year since 1953 to raise…

Business
Mannan calls for rigorous project scrutiny Mannan calls for rigorous project scrutiny

Planning Minister MA Mannan on Tuesday called upon officials dealing with project evaluation to perform their job very strictly and objectively to address the loopholes. “Development projects…

Asia
Uttarakhand glacier disaster toll hits 31 Uttarakhand glacier disaster toll hits 31

TAPOVAN: Indian rescue workers battled through tonnes of rock and mud Tuesday searching for survivors in a choked Himalayan tunnel after a deadly flood—apparently triggered by a glacial burst—smashed…

World
Snow, cold bring chaos to Germany, Britain Snow, cold bring chaos to Germany, Britain

BERLIN: Freezing drivers were stranded for hours in traffic jams in Germany and Covid-19 vaccination centres were shut in Britain on Tuesday as Europe was pummelled by the heaviest snow in years, reports…

Culturetainment
Work of biopic on Bangabandhu progressing fast: Hasan Work of biopic on Bangabandhu progressing fast: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said making of biopic ‘Bangabandhu,’ a joint venture of Bangladesh and India, is progressing fast as lion portions of the film have already…

Winner
‘Bangladesh are force under construction’ ‘Bangladesh are force under construction’

A former West Indies pacer who turned out to be a successful and celebrated commentator after his retirement, Ian Bishop has been closely following Bangladesh cricket team over the last few decades.…

My Districts
Srimangal economy depends on tourism Srimangal economy depends on tourism

SRIMANGAL: The economy of the upazila is now entirely dependent on tourism. Over the last 22 years, tourism has become the focal force to progress of its economy. During the last two decades,…

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