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Ringleader still at large By Other | Last Updated: 14th February, 2021, 00:00

The alleged ringleader of an international human trafficking gang that trafficked many fortune-seekers to Sri Lanka and held them captive at jungles of the island country is still at large although…

Ringleader still at large

4th-phase municipal polls today 4th-phase municipal polls today

Voting in 55 municipalities across the country will be held today in the fourth phase of the local government election amid ‘fear of violence’. “The Election Commission declared…


BNP activists clash with cops BNP activists clash with cops

BNP activists were locked in a clash with police in front of Jatiya Press Club (JPC) in the capital on Saturday during a rally organised by the party protesting the government’s decision to revoke…


Orange farming gains ground Orange farming gains ground

Commercial farming of orange has seen a huge success in Bangladesh, making the juicy fruit available throughout the year at reasonable prices. Farmers are also making good profits by producing…

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Biden to allow 25,000 asylum seekers in US Biden to allow 25,000 asylum seekers in US

SAN DIEGO: The Biden administration on Friday announced plans for tens of thousands of people who are seeking asylum and have been forced to wait in Mexico under a Trump-era policy to be allowed into…

Metropolis
Differently abled people to get allowance digitally Differently abled people to get allowance digitally

The government has planned to distribute allowance among differently abled people through mobile phone, following the government-to-person (G2P) model. It will pave the way for the people with…

Editorial
February 1971: Larkana, Rawalpindi and An Election Undermined February 1971: Larkana, Rawalpindi and An Election Undermined

There are all the reasons why the state of Pakistan collapsed in Bangladesh fifty years ago, and not just because of the killings its soldiers committed in this land followed by military defeat at…

Opinion
Thoughts on Valentine’s Day Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

February 14 is celebrated as Valentine's Day throughout the world. People in Bangladesh have adopted the Western traditions of celebrating Valentine’s Day by exchanging gifts like flowers,…

Business
ADP progress slips in 7 months ADP progress slips in 7 months

In contrast to high hopes for an economic recovery from the pandemic, the government’s development expenditure slipped to the lowest level in five years in the first seven months, suggest latest…

World
Tensions mount as mass protests in Myanmar enter 2nd week Tensions mount as mass protests in Myanmar enter 2nd week

YANGON: Mass street demonstrations in Myanmar entered their second week on Saturday with neither protesters nor the military government they seek to unseat showing any signs of backing off from confrontations,…

Culturetainment
TV specials on Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day TV specials on Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day

Pahela Falgun, a festival welcoming the arrival of spring and Valentine's Day is being celebrated across the country today. To mark the day, television channels has  arranged an array of special…

Winner
Mehidy, Liton lead Tigers’ comeback in 2nd Test Mehidy, Liton lead Tigers’ comeback in 2nd Test

Spinners held the key as they claimed three quick wickets after stern resistance from Liton Das and Mehidy Hasan that kept Bangladesh’s chances alive in the second Test against West Indies in…

My Districts
Flower growers upset this year Flower growers upset this year

JASHORE: Flower growers of Gadkhali in the district become frustrated as the sale and price of flowers go down ahead of Pahela Falgun (spring festival) and Valentine's Day due to pandemic situation.…

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Biden wants to close prison at Guantanamo Bay Biden wants to close prison at Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden wants to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects before the end of his term, the White House said on Friday, echoing an unfulfilled campaign promise from…

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