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Some cops getting involved in crimes By Other | Last Updated: 13th August, 2020, 00:00

Many policemen are reportedly getting involved in various crimes such as murder, drug dealing, robbery, extortion and sexual scandal, tarnishing image of the entire police force. In recent times,…

Some cops getting involved in crimes

Rush to sell gold jewellery as price hits new high
Rush to sell gold jewellery as price hits new high

As gold price has soared to a record high, people are rushing to the jewellery shops to sell gold ornaments to make some quick profits out of the soaring price of the precious metal. Price of…


Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate
Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, has named Kamala Harris, who is of mixed Black and Indian heritage, as his pick for vice-president in a much anticipated announcement Tuesday…


Corona disrupts edn 
of 70 pc youth: ILO
Corona disrupts edn of 70 pc youth: ILO

Since the outset of the pandemic, over 70 per cent of youth who study or combine study with work have been adversely affected by the closing of schools, universities, and Bangladesh is no exception,…

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1.72 lakh teenagers use tobacco 1.72 lakh teenagers 
use tobacco

There are 1.72 lakh tobacco users aged between 10-14 years in Bangladesh. Proggga, a non-government organisation campaigning against tobacco, said this in a statement issued on Wednesday marking…

Editorial
Bangabandhu at C’Wealth Meet in Ottawa Bangabandhu at C’Wealth Meet in Ottawa

At the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government on Trade, Tariff and Monetary matters, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman placed his statement on 7 August 1973 (on the second day). In his statement,…

Metropolis
Flooding continues to improve Flooding continues 
to improve

Flood situation continues to improve around the country, as the water levels in major rivers have marked a fall during the last couple of days. Displaced people have begun to return home following…

Asia
Lankan president strengthens Rajapaksa dynasty in new govt Lankan president strengthens Rajapaksa dynasty in new govt

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa named two more relatives to a new government unveiled Wednesday, further consolidating his family’s grip on power, reports AFP. His…

World
People hold vigil to mourn Beirut blast victims People hold vigil to mourn Beirut blast victims

BEIRUT: People in Beirut have attended a vigil for the more than 200 victims of the huge explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital a week ago, reports BBC. A crowd stood in silence near…

Culturetainment
‘Qasida of Dhaka’ gets award in Indus Valley Film Fest ‘Qasida of Dhaka’ gets award 
in Indus Valley Film Fest

Bangladeshi documentary film ‘Qasida of Dhaka’ received the award for the best documentary in Delhi’s Indus Valley International Film Festival-2020.

My Districts
Integrated efforts stressed to benefit affected people Integrated efforts stressed to benefit affected people

RAJSHAHI: All the existing Covid-19 responses should be reached to the marginal and other worst infected people properly to mitigate their livelihood related hardships, caused by the novel coronavirus…

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Lanka series to start Oct 24 Lanka series to start Oct 24

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Wednesday that Tigers’ opening Test of the series against Sri Lanka is scheduled to start from October 24. BCB is planning to send Tigers and…

Business
Japan to provide $3.2bn loan for infrastructure dev Japan to provide $3.2bn loan for infrastructure dev

Japan will provide its largest ever single loan package of $3.2 billion to Bangladesh under its 41st Official Development Assistance (ODA) to help improve infrastructure. Japanese Ambassador…

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Italy regions clamp down to stem new corona clusters Italy regions clamp down to stem new corona clusters

ROME: Italian regions have begun to order new periods of quarantines for people returning from higher-risk European countries such as Spain and Greece in a bid to stem the latest outbreaks of coronavirus,…

Education
Lockdown Sets Creativity Free Lockdown Sets Creativity Free

One of my students, Anni Dutta, suddenly posted a few photos of wooden jewelries in her Facebook story. She made those for herself and all by herself. The jewelries looked artistically beautiful. Since…

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