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Blue Panel sweeps DUTA election

The Awami League-backed Blue Panel continues its domination of the election to the Dhaka University Teachers' Association (DUTA) by

Agent banking now popular

The banks in the country are turning to agent banking thanks to huge resp-onse from customers. In the agent

Rahul: The rising son

Rahul Gandhi, heir of the powerful Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty that has dominated Indian politics for decades, has accepted responsibility

PM reaches Paris for 'One Planet Summit'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Paris yesterday on a three-day official visit to attend 'One Planet Summit'.An Emirates

Anomalies galore in BSCIC projects

Five projects of Bangla-desh Small and CottageĀ  Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are likely to be finished by June next. But

Open postal bank account with Tk 2

With the facility of opening an account at just two taka, Bangladesh Postal Department has introduced a new platform

'14-party to resist plot of BNP-Jamaat'

Awami League (AL) Presidium Member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim said yesterday that the 14-party leadersĀ 

Explosion rocks New York

A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off yesterday in a

Dhaka to get e-traffic signal system again

The electronic traffic signal system with remotes in the hands of traffic police is going to be restarted in

'Steps taken for FFs' welfare'

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Muzammel Haque yesterday said the incumbent government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister

Fire at Sylhet power substation

A fire has been reported from a power substation in the northeastern Sylhet. Flames erupted at the 230KV substation

Women happiest with someone less attractive than them

NEW research claims women are happiest when settled down with someone she considers to be less attractive than her.

President to join OIC summit on Jerusalem

President Abdul Hamid will join a special summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on the

'None left out of safety net'

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday said no people from the remote areas of the country are

'ICT emerging as biggest contributor'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed the optimism that the ICT sector will be the biggest contributor to the

Female engineers behind the biggest UK construction

It has traditionally been seen as a male-dominated world - and to this day, heavy engineering is an industry

HC to hear rule Jan 18

The High Court on January 18 will hold the hearing on a rule issued asking the authorities concerned to

ACC to quiz AB Bank chairman

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has called AB Bank Chairman M Wahidul Haque and two former MDs and a senior

Communist parties win majority in Nepal polls

An alliance of Nepal's former Maoist rebels and the main Communist party have won a majority of seats in

228 charge sheeted over Nasirnagar attack

Police yesterday submitted a charge-sheet against 228 people in a case filed over the attacks on Hindu community members

EC decision on DNCC by-polls by tomorrow

Election Commission acting secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Sunday said the decision on the by-polls to the mayoral post of

'Most new taxpayers aged below 40'

Revealing that most of the country's new taxpayers belong to the under-40 age group, Finance Minister AMA Muhith on

'Govt violating human rights, killing rivals'

BNP yesterday alleged that the government is seriously violating human rights in the country by indulging in enforced disappearances

Sedition complaint against Mahmudur

A sedition complaint was lodged against acting Daily Amar Desh Editor Mahmudur Rahman for his alleged offensive remarks about

2.2m urban poor excluded from registrations

In absence of recognition of the state and the government, the hard-core urban poor are deprived of all rights

Farhad Mazhar denies police claim

Columnist Farhad Mazhar has denied the police claim that he was not abducted, saying he was under duress to

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