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Health rules being violated despite surge of corona By Other | Last Updated: 3rd April, 2021, 00:00

Despite a rapid surge in corona cases in the country, people are violating health guidelines, including wearing of facemasks and maintaining social distancing, to fight the fatal viral disease.…

Health rules being violated despite surge of corona

UGC moves to shut liaison offices of public varsities in Dhaka UGC moves to shut liaison offices of public varsities in Dhaka

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is going to direct the public universities to close their liaison offices in Dhaka amid allegations of their misuse and wastage of public money. It has…


PM calls for unity in war against nature PM calls for unity in war against nature

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon all to remain united in the war against nature to avert a possible loss for mankind. “In our war against nature, we’ll lose unless we unite,”…


Soaring commodity prices hit people hard Soaring commodity prices hit people hard

People, especially those with low, middle and fixed incomes, are suffering a lot as prices of essential commodities continued to soar across the country, including the capital, ahead of Ramadan.…

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JP leaders divided over political strategy JP leaders divided over political strategy

Leaders of Jatiya Party, the main opposition in parliament, have been divided over their political strategy on how to play their role under the ruling of the current government. “A section…

Metropolis
Journalists should play due role in society: Hasan Journalists should play due role in society: Hasan

Terming journalism as the mirror of the society, Awami League Joint General Secretary and Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday said multidimensional and democratic society…

Editorial
Looking beyond Golden Jubilee Celebration Looking beyond Golden Jubilee Celebration

The Golden Celebration of Bangladesh’s independence, which began amidst Covid-19 pandemic on 17th March 2021 ended on 27th March 2021 with a big success. Those who attended the ten day programmes…

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Bangabandhu’s Philosophy of Education Bangabandhu’s Philosophy of Education

What is Bangabandhu’s philosophy of education? What kind of education system did he envision for the newly independent Bangladesh? My purpose in this article is to shed some light on the education…

Asia
Over 50 killed as Taiwan train derails in tunnel Over 50 killed as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

HUALIEN: At least 51 people were killed on Friday when a packed train derailed inside a tunnel in eastern Taiwan at the start of a holiday weekend, the island’s worst railway accident in decades.…

World
European festivals face another summer of cancellations European festivals face another summer of cancellations

PARIS: European festivals are feeling a terrible sense of deja vu as spiking Covid-19 infections and a sluggish vaccine rollout force some of the region’s top-selling events to close for the…

Culturetainment
‘Shaan’ to be released on Eid, teaser out today ‘Shaan’ to be released on Eid, teaser out today

Audience-admired pair Siam Ahmed and Puja Cherry Roy-starrer movie ‘Shaan’ will be released on upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr in the country’s cinema halls. The teaser of the movie will be…

Winner
World T20 very much in Tamim’s plan World T20 very much in Tamim’s plan

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal’s recent decision of skipping the three-match T20I series against New Zealand raised many eyebrows. Although the 32-year cited personal reasons behind his taking…

My Districts
Target set to produce 39,647 tonnes of ginger in Rangpur Target set to produce 39,647 tonnes of ginger in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has fixed a target of bringing 3,455 hectares of land under ginger farming to produce 39,647 tonnes of the spicy crop during this Kharif-1 season…

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Four UN troops killed in attack in northern Mali Four UN troops killed in attack in northern Mali

BAMAKO: Four United Nations peacekeepers were killed early Friday when suspected jihadists attacked their camp in Aguelhok in northern Mali, the UN mission said. The peacekeepers "bravely…

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