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Eight militants get death By Other | Last Updated: 11th February, 2021, 00:00

A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam to death for killing publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan in 2015. Judge Md Majibur Rahman of the…

Eight militants get death

10 killed as truck rams into bus in Jhenaidah 10 killed as truck rams into bus in Jhenaidah

At least 10 people were killed and 30 others injured as a truck collided head-on with a passenger bus in Barbazar area under Kaliganj upazila of Jhenaidah on Wednesday noon. “Nine passengers…


Industrialist Zainul Haque Sikder no more Industrialist Zainul Haque Sikder no more

Zainul Haque Sikder, chairman of Sikder Group of Companies and a freedom fighter, passed away on Wednesday. He was 91. He breathed his last around 2:30pm (BST) at a hospital in Dubai where he…


Some leaders on militants’ hit list Some leaders on militants’ hit list

Some leaders and activists of religious organisations and political parties have been targeted by a group of militants for murder with the aim of creating anarchy in the country. The Anti-Terrorism…

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Steps taken to turn youths into skilled manpower: PM Steps taken to turn youths into skilled manpower: PM

The government has taken many programmes to turn the country’s youth into skilled manpower, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday, reports UNB. “Today’s youths can advance…

Metropolis
Bangladesh to help Maldives: PM Bangladesh to help Maldives: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday assured visiting Foreign Minister of the Maldives Abdulla Shahid that Bangladesh would extend its all-out support to his country in the fight against climate…

Editorial
UN Secretary General in Dhaka UN Secretary General in Dhaka

The Secretary General of the United Nations Dr. Kurt Waldheim and his wife came to Bangladesh on a 24-hour visit on 9 February 1973. Dr. Waldheim reached Dhaka via the Indian capital New Delhi on ending…

Education
‘Students of Bangamata University to Lead ICT Job Market’ ‘Students of Bangamata University to Lead ICT Job Market’

Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University in Jamalpur started its academic activities in the academic year of 2018-19. Prof Dr Syed Samsuddin Ahmed, a renowned teacher…

Business
Bangladesh retains apparel sector’s competitiveness Bangladesh retains apparel sector’s competitiveness

Trade growth and competitiveness in apparel sector of Bangladesh during COVID-19 has remained unchanged, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) new Global Trade report.…

World
Hamas, Fatah agree to respect outcome of Palestinian polls Hamas, Fatah agree to respect outcome of Palestinian polls

CAIRO: Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas said on Tuesday they had agreed on “mechanisms” for forthcoming elections and to respect their outcome, after years of bitter divisions,…

Culturetainment
Theatre Art Unit stages ‘Amina Sundori’ at BSA tomorrow Theatre Art Unit stages ‘Amina Sundori’ at BSA tomorrow

Theatre Art Unit’s much-acclaimed production Amina Sundori will be staged at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at 07:00pm tomorrow. The play has depicted…

Winner
Tigers look for a turnaround Tigers look for a turnaround

The injury-ravaged Bangladesh are eyeing to restore pride as they prepare to take on a high-flying West Indies in the series-deciding second Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the…

My Districts
Corona hits hard dairy farmers in Jashore Corona hits hard dairy farmers in Jashore

BENAPOLE: Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown have had a crippling impact on industries across the breadth of Bangladesh. One of them is the dairy sector. In Jashore district, for instance,…

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Myanmar army tightens grip as anti-coup protests continue Myanmar army tightens grip as anti-coup protests continue

YANGON: Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Myanmar’s biggest city for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, defying a ban on protests as the military moved to tighten its grip…

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