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BNP changes position

BNP changes position
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was amenable to contesting the next general elections under the incumbent government, provided that some “neutral individuals” were incorporated in key ministries at poll time, party leaders said. The party’s new formula for a supportive election-time government was to ensure free, fair and credible polls “under whatever name or nature”, they added. They said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has assigned some senior party leaders and  intellectuals to prepare an outline of such a poll-time administration by retaining the incumbent government, if necessary. In that case, the BNP wanted the Sheikh Hasina-led government to hand over charges of some key ministries such as home,…

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Govt now opts for Indian funding
Govt now opts for
Indian funding
The government has finally decided to procure dredgers for Mongla Port under the second Indian line…

Dhaka elected chair of chemical weapons prohibition body

Dhaka elected chair of chemical weapons prohibition body

Bangladesh has been elected the chair of the executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), a Holland-based inter-governmental body that promotes and verifies the adherence to the Chemical Weapons Conventio, which forbids the use of such weapons and requires their…
Most mobile apps source of information theft, says Palak

Most mobile apps source of information theft, says Palak

Terming a large number of available mobile apps as potential “sources of information hacking”, state minister for information technology and communication (ICT), Junaid Ahmed Palak, yesterday asked people to be more cautious about downloading and using mobile apps. Palak was speaking…
Reviving the lost 
glory of jute

Reviving the lost glory of jute

The National Jute Day was observed for the first time ever in the country on March 6. This was a remarkable event for the jute growers and others concerned. The week-long programme arranged to mark the day is aimed at promoting the various commodities of day-to-day use made of jute. There are distinct…
Let us protect the rights of women

Let us protect the rights of women

Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. In many countries, IWD is an occasion to honour and praise women for their accomplishments. IWD is a national observance in many countries. According to UN Women, the original aim is to achieve full gender equality…
Boro cultivation target exceeds in Netrakona

Boro cultivation target exceeds in Netrakona

Farmers of the district and the crops specialists of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting a bumper production of Boro rice in the district during the current Boro season, reports BSS. The DAE office sources said, meanwhile, the farmers have cultivated the Boro paddy on 1,84, 320 hectors…
    Lost glory of jute to be regained, says PM

    Lost glory of jute to be regained, says PM

    Expressing her firm hope that the lost glory of jute will return with the present government's various steps, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the conspiracies to destroy the 'golden fiber' will not work anymore, reports UNB. "I think the conspiracies hatched to destroy the…
    US sends Marines to support Raqqa assault

    US sends Marines to support Raqqa assault

    The US has sent several hundred Marines to Syria to support an allied local force aiming to capture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, reports BBC. Defence officials told the Washington Post they would establish an outpost from which they could fire artillery at IS positions some 32km (20 miles)…
    Natyajan stages Tagore’s comedy ‘Shesh Rokkha’ today

    Natyajan stages Tagore’s comedy ‘Shesh Rokkha’ today

    Theatre troupe Natyajan will bring their acclaimed production ‘Shesh Rakkha’ on stage today evening at the Dr Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road area. ‘Shesh Rokkha’ is a notable comedy by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, which has…
    Mushfiq averages over 100 in last five innings

    Mushfiq averages over 100 in last five innings

    Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim achieved a rare feat what no other batsmen from his country as of now could think about. The diminutive man who has recently given up wicket-keeping job following a huge criticism became the first batsman from the country to average 100 plus in batting in phase…
    4 get life term for killing 
boy, violating woman

    4 get life term for killing boy, violating woman

    Four people were sentenced to life term imprisonment for murder and violating woman in two districts yesterday and on Wednesday. In Sherpur, a court here yesterday convicted three people and sentenced them to life term rigorous imprisonment for killing a teenage boy in Sadar upazila in 2011, reports…
    66,000 illegal fishing trawlers ply on waterways

    66,000 illegal fishing trawlers ply on waterways

    Around 66,000 unregistered fishing trawlers are allegedly plying on the waterways across the country. Not only is the government losing a huge amount of revenue, these trawlers are used to carry out all kinds of crimes, making the waterways unsafe. Police said drug smugglers and pirates use these trawlers.…
    50pc of India’s lawyers fake!

    50pc of India’s lawyers fake!

    The Real Degree Broadly, there are three types of recognised legal education from BCI-endorsed universities. •    A composite, five-year double degree course comprising a bachelor’s degree (arts, science or commerce) as well as an LLB (Legum          …
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