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The second phase of the Bishwa Ijtema -- the second largest global congregation of Muslims after the hajj --

China's economic growth hits 30-year low

China's economy grew last year at the slowest pace in almost three decades.Official figures show that the world's second

'Fake votes thru EVMs possible after booth seizure'

Election Commissioner Md Rafiqul Islam has admitted that the casting of fake votes through electronic voting machines (EVM) is

Xi begins 'historic' Myanmar visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure

No objection to change of voting day: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the government and the ruling party will not oppose if the

Hindu Mohajote threatens to boycott city polls

The Bangladesh Jatiya Hindu Mohajote, a platform of Hindus in Bangladesh, has threatened to boycott the upcoming Dhaka city

Iran gave US 'slap on face'

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a Friday prayers sermon that Iran's missile strikes on US targets in

City polls date EC's business: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said the government has nothing to do with the Dhaka city polls date,

Raise your voice against EVM

Terming Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) 'a project of rigging votes in silence', BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud

Schools and colleges marketplace for illicit relationships

Hefajat-e-Islam Ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi on Friday said schools and colleges have become marketplace for illicit relationships. Allama

PM wants to modernize health services

Planning Minister MA Mannan on Friday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants to further improve and modernize the health

'FB won't sell ads on WhatsApp'

Facebook has reportedly decided not to sell ads on WhatsApp, a controversial plan that forced Brian Acton and Jan

Reports of US F-35s spooked Iran: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Iran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week

Cardamom prices Tk 6,500 per kg

The price of cardamom, which is mostly used in cooking meat to add flavor to it, has seen massive

PM Hasina meets stock market policymakers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has met capital market policymakers to discuss ways to pull the stocks out of a

Voting on Puja day unjust: Dr Kamal

Jatiya Oikya Front Convener Dr Kamal Hossain has said that the decision of holding Dhaka city polls on the

Arrest warrant issued against sr journos Matiur Rahman, Anisul Hoque

A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against ten people including Matiur Rahman, Editor of Bengali daily newspaper Prothom

Taposh pledges to serve the people

Awami League's mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Thursday

Quader urges demonstrators to refrain from movement

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday urged the demonstrators to refrain from movement for deferment

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

The second phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, begins on the banks

Bangladesh receives $957m remittance in 15 days

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent around US$ 957 million remittances during the first fifteen days of January in the fiscal 2019-20.

Atiqul suggests deferring city election

Atiqul Islam, the Awami League's mayoral candidate for Dhaka North, has urged the Election Commission to defer the polls

A culture of impunity prevails, says VP Nur

Vice president of Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU) Nurul Haque Nur has said that the government has created

Trump signs China trade deal

President Donald Trump signed an initial trade deal with China on Wednesday, bringing the first chapter of a protracted

Four state-owned banks for investment boost in share market

With a view to improving the situation, four state-owned banks has taken decision to increase investments in the

DU students on hunger strike

Around 50 students of Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday started a hunger strike unto death demanding deferral of the

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