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Amid a World Bank (WB) report that the Rohingya crisis was increasing, the United Nations stressed that there

'Quota system bizarre'

Terming the quota system in the appointment of government jobs in Bangladesh, former adviser to the caretaker government

BB mulls cautious monetary policy to restrain loans, prices

The country's economy has been facing challenges like price hike, defaulted loans, trade deficit, money laundering, higher import expenditures

Political scenario to change if BNP hits streets: Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed yesterday said the country's political scenario will change fastĀ  if their party takes

Tea from jute leaves

Jute was once called the 'golden fiber' of Bangla-desh. Around 80 percent jute was produced in this country.

US govt shuts down

The US government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute

ANC said to agree on Zuma exit as South African President

The leadership of South Africa's ruling party decided that President Jacob Zuma must leave office but didn't set

Mayor Ivy out of danger

The health condition of Narayanganj City Corpo-ration (NCC) Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who is now undergoing treatment at

17 killed in Delhi fire

Seventeen people died after a fire broke out at a warehouse in an industrial area on the outskirts

Newly-crowned Miss Belgium faces racist abuse online

The new Miss Belgium said she has received an onslaught of racist criticism online after winning the crown.

Five expelled for Agrani Bank test cheating

The authorities have expelled five candidates of a recruitment test of state-owned Agrani Bank on charges of cheating

Second phase Ijtema begins

The second phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the world's second largest Muslim congregation, began on the banks of the

Tigers tear Lankans

Sakib al Hasan came up with an all-round performance to help Bangladesh register record 163 runs win over Sri

City roads or markets?

Different important and busy roads in the capital have been occupied by makeshift markets creating immense sufferings to the

Australian Open heat: Players collapse on tennis court

It was another scorcher at the Australian Open and for the second day in a row, a French player

Rajshahi to get flyover for 1st time

Rajshahi City Corpo-ration (RCC) is going to construct a flyover for the first time in the city for improving

'Stop impunity to check violence'

Human rights activist advocate Sultana Kamal yesterday blamed the culture of impunity and procrastination in law implementation as the

Hi-tech parks to create three lakh jobs

Around three lakh jobs are expected to be created as the government has taken initiatives to set up hi-tech

Quader visits Ivy at hospital

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has visited Narayanganj Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who has been hospitalized in Dhaka.

Rohingyas' demands before repatriation

Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet

BNP to restore democracy, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said their party will 'restore' democracy in the country through a

Muhith's car injures 13 people in Sylhet

Some 13 people were injured as the car used by Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith rammed devotees in

Why State not challenging HC order: BNP

The BNP considers the State's 'silence' as a 'proof of government-Election Commission collusion' in getting the Dhaka North City

Pope comment angers Chile abuse victims

Pope Francis has triggered anger in Chile after accusing victims of a paedophile priest of slander. Francis said there

Jessore tree felling stalled

The High Court yesterday stayed the government's decision to cut down century-old trees on both sides of Benapole-Jessore

Ivy hospitalized

Narayanganj City Corpo-ration Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, who sustained injuries during Tuesday's clash, was rushed to a Dhaka

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