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Govt hikes power tariff again

 The government has adjusted the electricity price upward at the wholesale (bulk) level. The new power tariff

PM for Muslim nations' collective stance on Palestine

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the Muslim nations to collectively stand by Palestinians.She made the

Surveillance on Private Banks Should Be Further Tightened

 When people find that banks and financial institutions regularly get involved in unethical practices and scams, they get scared

Bangladesh 12th most corrupt country in the world: TIB

 Bangladesh ranked as 12th most corrupt country among 180 countries, according to the 'Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2022'.

IMF approves additional $ 200 million loan for BD

 Many people have questions about why the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an additional $200 million in loan to

Ekushey Book Fair begins today DMP takes 3-tier security

 Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq yesterday said they have taken foolproof security measures like the previous

Wife submits application to find missing candidate Asif

 An appeal has been made to the authorities concerned for tracing the missing independent candidate of Brahmanbaria-2 by-polls Abu

IMF loan to strengthen some economic fields: Kamal

 Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said the approval of US$4.7 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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500 startup-founders to be developed as sustainable entrepreneurs

 The government has made a partnership with the Institute Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University to provide training to

Certificates for 28th SDTC awarded

  The certificates distribution ceremony of 28th Specialized Diplomatic Training Course (SDTC) was held in the Foreign Service Academy on

Imdad Haque's travelogue on Serbia launched

 A travelogue titled 'Serbia: Shuvro Shohorer Deshe' authored by Imdad Haque, was unveiled in Dhaka at Foreign Service Academy

Bashundhara MD stands by poor student

  Minhajul Abedin and Tawhidur Rahman are two brothers. They spend their days in a hut in Sherpur. In needy

HC orders Viqarunnisa Noon School to admit siblings

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday directed Viqarunnisa Noon School and College authorities to admit 41 students, siblings

ICT State Minister and Chief Whip inaugurate SHIFT construction

 Chief Whip Nur-E-Alam Chowdhury and State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak laid the foundation

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US, South Korea defence chiefs vow to step up drills, cooperation

 The defence chiefs of the United States and South Korea vowed on Tuesday to expand military drills and boost

Bus and truck crash kills 22 in Benin

 Twenty-two people have died in a collision between a bus and a truck in the centre of the West

Myanmar junta elections will fuel violence: UN

 Junta plans for elections in coup-hit Myanmar this year will "fuel greater violence", a United Nations special envoy said

Crimea will never again be part of Ukraine: Croatian president

 Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, will never again be part of Ukraine, Croatian President

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Global effects of the war will be longer and more painful

 The war in Ukraine has been a demonstration of what a profoundly different and simpler position victims of

Anne Bradstreet: Pioneer of American Poetry

 Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672) is viewed by most of the scholars as the pioneer of American poetry. Being a

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We must fight corruption to make development fruitful

 The law minister's statement that the government is going to introduce legislation removing two questionable sections of the colonial-era

Poor countries suffer most from climate change

       A recently published global report on air pollution has revealed that the average life expectancy of a Bangladeshi

Salam Azad’s Probachon and Khona’s Parables: A Parallel Assessment

 Proverbs play a highly significant role in illustrating thoughts and ideas. Poet Salam Azad has made an extensive

Bengal’s bridgework with Persia through Tagore

 Rabindranath Tagore visited Iran during the summer of 1932 following an invitation from the Iranian government of that

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Commercial duck farming gains popularity

 Commercial duck farming has been gaining popularity in the region because the grassroots people including the marginalized ones are

Asian markets fluctuate ahead of Fed meeting

 Asian markets drifted Tuesday as investors bided their time ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy decision later in

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Human chain demands arrest of attackers in Bogura

 A human chain was staged in front of building of Charmatha area in Bogura on Tuesday protesting the terrorist

JU classes for new session start

 The classes of Jahangirnagar University (JU) for the 2021-22 academic session for the 51st batch started on Tuesday.

Netrakona farmers busy transplanting Boro rice seedlings

 Farmers are passing their busy times for transplantation of Boro rice seedlings on their farm lands in all the

IU to start classes for 1st-year students on Feb 8

 The authorities of Islamic University have decided to start the classes of its first year undergraduate students under 2021-22

B'baria-2 by-polls: Wife submits application to find missing candidate Asif

 An appeal has been made to the authorities concerned for tracing the missing independent candidate of Brahmanbaria-2 by-polls Abu

Two Jamaat men arrested with cocktails, jihadi books in Manikganj

 Police arrested two Jamaat-e-Islami men with crude bombs and books on jihad in Saturia upazila of Manikganj on Tuesday.

Ibrahim Khan Diabetic Center inaugurated in Bhuapur

 Principal Ibrahim Khan Diabetic Center has been inaugurated in Bhuapur upazila of Tangail. Marking the occasion, a

Meghna press club president's mother passes away

 Cumilla's Meghna upazila press club president Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan Biplab Sikder's mother Mst Jahanara Begum passed away around 1:00am

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In these four days I forgot those four years: SRK

 Finally, Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan came in front of the media. Not only came; He enthralled the press

Kareena Kapoor is coming in a new form

Kareena Kapoor is a popular Bollywood star. This actress always appeared in a new look. He is appearing again

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Around 60 percent brick kilns are operating illegally

 Around 60 percent of the brick kilns in the country are being operated illegally without environmental clearance. 

Pakistan mosque blast death toll reaches 100

 Distraught relatives thronged hospitals in Pakistan's Peshawar on Tuesday to look for their kin a day after a suicide

Peter Haas inaugurates US university fair

 U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas inaugurated the largest U.S. university fair in Bangladesh with prospective students and U.S. institutions yesterday. 

France hit by travel woes amid pension reform strikes

uAA News Desk/France saw its second major nationwide strike in two weeks on Tuesday in a backlash against the

Non-resident diplomats call on Foreign Minister

 Federico Salas Lofte, non-resident Ambassador of Mexico, Alejandro Simancas Marin, non-resident Ambassador of Cuba, Mr. Sinisa Pavic, non-resident Ambassador

Mahmudul Hossain Khan promoted to Secretary

 The government has promoted Mahmudul Hossain Khan to the post of Secretary. Mahmudul Hossain Khan is currently Director General



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