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Bangla still being ignored By Other | Last Updated: 20th February, 2021, 00:00

Though over seven years have elapsed since the High Court order making the use of Bangla in signboards, hoardings, banners and nameplates mandatory, the mother tongue still remained ignored in outdoor…

Bangla still being ignored

AL may fall into trouble over ‘rebel candidates’ AL may fall into trouble over ‘rebel candidates’

Rebel candidates might cause troubles for Awami League in the upcoming union parishad (UP) elections beginning on April 11 next as the ruling party is likely to see more dissidents in the local body…


Nation set to observe Amar Ekushey Nation set to observe Amar Ekushey

All preparations have been completed to observe Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day on Sunday by paying glowing tribute to the language movement martyrs. On February 21 in…


3 million people registered for corona vaccine 3 million people registered for corona vaccine

Around 30 lakh people registered for Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh till Friday noon while one percent of the total population has been vaccinated so far. According to Directorate General of…

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Most pvt varsities face financial crisis Most pvt varsities face financial crisis

Country’s private universities are fighting for existence as the number of new students has declined sharply amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a negative impact…

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Bangladesh can follow Indian policy: Experts Bangladesh can follow Indian policy: Experts

Experts have said Bangladesh could follow Indian policy to limit the use of trans fat in foods, oils and PHO (Partially Hydrogenated Oils).  Neighbouring country India has already unveiled…

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Language Movement - a Turning Point in Our History Language Movement - a Turning Point in Our History

21st February will be observed throughout the world as the International Mother Language Day. In 1999 UNESCO recognized the day as an International Mother Language Day. The general consensus is that…

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SDG 4: Education for AllSDG 4: Education for All SDG 4: Education for AllSDG 4: Education for All

‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world’, this is told by Nelson Mandela. SDG 4 speaks about education; ensures inclusive and equitable quality education…

Asia
Myanmar protester dies after 10 days on life support Myanmar protester dies after 10 days on life support

YANGON: A young woman protester in Myanmar who was shot in the head last week as police dispersed a crowd died on Friday, her brother said, marking the first death among opponents of the Feb 1 military…

World
US reaffirms Saudi ‘defence partnership’ US reaffirms Saudi ‘defence partnership’

RIYADH: Washington has reaffirmed its “strategic defence partnership” with Riyadh in the face of increased attacks by Yemeni rebels but the move came in a call from the Pentagon not the…

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Sushama in ‘Gangkumari’ Sushama in ‘Gangkumari’

Sushama Sarker, known for her versatile acting prowess, will be seen in the government-granted movie ‘Gangkumari’. The actress has completed the shooting of the film in Sunamganj recently. …

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Al-Amin, Mosaddek recalled for NZ tour Al-Amin, Mosaddek recalled for NZ tour

Pacer Al-Amin Hossain and all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain have been recalled as Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday announced a 20-member squad for the upcoming one-day international and T20I series against…

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Farmers urged to cultivate BARI Potato-41 Farmers urged to cultivate BARI Potato-41

GAIBANDHA: Speakers here on Friday urged the farmers to farm Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) released improved varieties-BARI Potato 41 and Potato 53 on their sandy char land in large…

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‘Rape’ in Australia's parliament Woman to lodge police complaint ‘Rape’ in Australia's parliament Woman to lodge police complaint

SYDNEY: A woman who says she was raped by a colleague in Australia's parliament two years ago said in a statement given to Australian media on Friday that she would lodge a formal complaint with…

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