Dhaka, Bangladesh

Make international women's day your day

Dr Tauhida Rahman Ereen
Make international women's day your day

You are different colors of it if Life is Dark; you are the hope of Light. Happy women's Day&#

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What is cocaine addiction

By Dr.Ali Fourkan
What is cocaine addiction

Most people are aware of the term 'addiction' but they do not really understand the illnes

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Do not intervene to speed up birth unless real risks involved, advises WHO

Medical staff and midwives should not intervene to speed up

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Trump and his generals

By Krishnan Srinivasan
Trump and his generals

Not even US President Donald Trump's worst enemies would deny that he has fulfilled many elect

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Tourism potentials remain untapped

By Sabrina Khan

(From yesterday's issue) In the last 2/3 the country has

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Getting back on track

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's visit to India last week

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Dust pollution must stop

The city is now full of dust, but it seems

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Was Mamata tipped off on raid?

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Was Mamata tipped off on raid?

It seems Mamata Banerjee may have been tipped off about the impending arrest by the CBI of the Ben

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Air pollution an Asian problem

Writes Khan Sophirom

Bangkok choked for weeks last month as smog filled the

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Front Page

Switching to upazila-based development planning

PM for decentralizing power, bottom-up budgeting for proper use of funds

News Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday asked for making upazila-wise master plan to do development work protecting croplands through checking unplan-ned construction of buildings, roads and houses. She also announced her government plan for preparing national budget through bottom-up approach with district-specific fund allocations for a balanced uplift of all parts of Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina, who is setting priorities and transacting some popular business during the 100-day honeymoon period after assuming office for a fourth time, also said power would be decentralized for smooth governance and development. Decentralization of highly centralized power in the unitary state of Bangladesh has been a longstanding demand and recommendation by ...  read more>>


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Inclusive democracy imperative for inclusive growth

Says Prof Rehman Sobhan

Inclusive democracy  imperative for inclusive growthInclusive democracy is an imperative for achieving inclusive growth, said eminent economist  read more>>

Safe zone for Rohingya a must

Extremism may sweep region if crisis lingers

FM says, seeks help of China, India, Asean bloc

News Report : Dhaka seeks support of the regional players  read more>>

Another 122 get AL ticket for race

Second-phase UZ elections Mar 18

News Desk : The ruling Awami League on Sunday announced  read more>>

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WB to continue support to Bangladesh: Qimiao Fan
News Report : Outgoing Country Director of the World Bank   read more>>
HR action must lead to real changes in BD: UN
UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo on Sunday said human rights   read more>>
Indian Air Chief in city
Indian Air Chief in cityNews Report Indian Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa arrived in the city on Sunday evenin   read more>>


Bangladesh needs another push to eliminate leprosy: WHO
Though Bangladesh has already achieved the leprosy elimination target, WHO   read more>>
Fires cause Tk 25,000 crore loss in 5 years
Bangladesh incurred a loss of about Taka 25,000 crore due   read more>>
Saraswati Puja celebrated with festivity
Saraswati Puja, worshiping the goddess of knowledge, wisdom and culture   read more>>


Kamal for boosting revenue collection
News Report Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday reiterated   read more>>
Bangladesh to achieve SDGs by 2030: Tipu Munshi
RANGPUR, Feb 10: Commerce Minsiter Tipu Munshi here Sunday said   read more>>
Nepal pledges to further improve investment climate for Chinese investors
KATHMANDU, Feb 10 (Xinhua): On the occasion of the Chinese   read more>>


Tigers start NZ tour with 2 wkt defeat
Sports Desk Bangladesh failed to make good start as they   read more>>
U-19 Tigers take lead beating Eng by 8 wkts
Bangladesh U-19 Cricket team got off to a good start   read more>>
Mortaza confident of Bangladesh’s chances
Shakib Al Hasan’s finger injury is a big setback for   read more>>

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Farmers prefer cultivation of food crops to tobacco farming
Our Correspondent TANGAIL, Feb 10: Farmers in char (land emerged   read more>>
BCC to clean city drains before rainy season
Our Correspondent BARISHAL, Feb 10: Barishal City Corporation (BCC) has   read more>>
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Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Feb 10: Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC)   read more>>

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