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Smoking unabated in public hospitals! By Other | Last Updated: 3rd March, 2021, 00:00

The enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act is still poor in public hospitals as direct smoking or evidence of smoking has been found in 71 per cent of hospitals in the capital, said a recent study.…

Smoking unabated in public hospitals!

Stadium, for what ... Stadium, for what ...

Illegal makeshift shops, dustbins and workshops of vehicles have been set up in and around Birshrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium at Kamalapur in the capital, creating unhealthy…


‘Bangabandhu’s far-sightedness shaped foreign policy visions’ ‘Bangabandhu’s far-sightedness shaped foreign policy visions’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's foreign policy was marked by dynamism coupled with neutrality and high moral standing in the…


Jaishankar due tomorrow Jaishankar due tomorrow

Diplomatic engagement between Dhaka and New Delhi has gained momentum ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh, which will take place on March 26-27. This will…

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Prioritising people’s food, housing, vaccination: PM Prioritising people’s food, housing, vaccination: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the government is now prioritizing people’s livelihood, food, housing and vaccination in this Covid-19 pandemic time alongside the ongoing development…

Metropolis
BNP shows disrespect to Liberation War BNP shows disrespect to Liberation War

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday alleged that inauguration of BNP’s golden jubilee by a fugitive convict is tantamount to showing disrespect to the Liberation War.…

Editorial
Necessity of Publicising Government's Attainments Necessity of Publicising Government's Attainments

The Bangladesh Awami League has been administering the country for the last decade under the leadership of its party president, Sheikh Hasina. Since taking over the state power in 2009, the government…

Business
Bangladeshi startups raise $317m in 10yrs Bangladeshi startups raise $317m in 10yrs

Bangladeshi startup companies have raised a total of $317 million in the last 10 years with 95 per cent of the funds coming from the foreign investors, according to a recent study. Some 78 Bangladeshi…

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Flag Hoisting: A Bold Step towards Independence Flag Hoisting: A Bold Step towards Independence

In March 1971, the vision of independent national sovereignty became politically dominant, for the first time. Its organizational strength and mass appeal remained outside the halls of constitutionalism,…

Asia
Myanmar security forces fire at anti-coup protesters Myanmar security forces fire at anti-coup protesters

YANGON: Myanmar security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at protesters again on Tuesday, leaving at least three people critically injured as regional powers met to pressure the junta over its…

World
US faces ‘unprecedented assault on democracy’ US faces ‘unprecedented assault on democracy’

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration backed Democrats’ efforts to overhaul voting rules and turn over the process of drawing congressional districts to independent commissions on Monday, weighing…

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Jaya Ahsan’s ‘Alatchakra’ to be released Mar 19 Jaya Ahsan’s ‘Alatchakra’ to be released Mar 19

Noted actress Jaya Ahsan starrer film ‘Alatchakra’, based on the Liberation War of Bangladesh, will be released on March 19. The actress confirmed the release date through a Facebook…

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Gayle ready to take mentorship role Gayle ready to take mentorship role

West Indian legendary batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said that he is ready to act as a mentor if he gets the opportunity in the coming days by Cricket West Indies.  Gayle, 41, returned home…

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Dug wells benefit 20,000 households in Rajshahi Dug wells benefit 20,000 households in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Around 20,000 households are getting safe drinking water from dug-wells in some of the drought-prone high Barind tract where the existing shallow and deep tube-wells are yet to reach due…

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FBI chief to face questions about extremism, Capitol riot FBI chief to face questions about extremism, Capitol riot

WASHINGTON: FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol, with lawmakers likely to press him on whether the bureau adequately communicated…

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