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BNP top brass look for alternatives

BNP top brass look for 
alternatives
Concerted police action against BNP programmes and rallies in the past one month has left the party in a quandary, with central leaders contemplating new avenues of political movement to demand the release of  party chairperson Khaleda Zia. While the BNP has accused law enforcers of targeting opposition leaders and activists and deliberately foiling its programmes, the ruling Awami League has brushed aside the allegations by claiming that police were only arresting the criminals hiding inside the Khaleda-led party. Talking to The Independent, senior BNP leaders alleged that police had foiled 13 party-sponsored programmes, including five in Dhaka, for “unknown reasons” during the past one month after Khaleda was jailed in a…

Ferdousi Priyabhashini laid to eternal rest

Ferdousi Priyabhashini laid to eternal rest

Noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini, who died at Labaid Hospital on Tuesday, was laid to eternal rest in the capital yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. She was buried beside the grave of "Shaheed Janani" Jahanara Imam at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard around 3pm.…
Women’s participation at DU on the rise

Women’s participation at DU on the rise

There is no way to deny the fact that higher education for women is one way among many others for their own progress and for that of society as this year’s International Women’s Day’s theme says, ‘Press for Progress’, reports UNB. And in continuation of the progress of…
Female envoys and diplomats shine

Female envoys and diplomats shine

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, we salute all women diplomats who have contributed to a progressing Bangladesh to the world. Reportedly, at this moment, seven accomplished career diplomats are serving as ambassadors abroad with one new appointment coming up soon. The number,…
Significance of International Women’s Day

Significance of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated across the world including Bangladesh on March 8 every year. The aim of IWD is to achieve gender equality for women. According to a report of World Economic Forum in 2017, it could still take another 100 years before the global equality gap between…
Uncertainty looms over 
launching of MNP Mar

Uncertainty looms over launching of MNP Mar

Uncertainty loomed over the launching of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service by March on trial basis as the mobile phone operators are yet to ready for providing necessary support to this, BTRC officials said. Bangladesh Telecommu-nication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) last week rejected an apple…
Life goes on without Trump

Life goes on without Trump

PARIS: A slimmed-down trade pact to be signed yesterday will allow eleven Asia-Pacific nations to push forward with economic integration in the face of greater US protectionism, even if the new deal will offer less benefits than originally hoped. Originally called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it was…
Aranyak to stage ‘Bhangabanga’ 
at Mahila Samiti today

Aranyak to stage ‘Bhangabanga’ at Mahila Samiti today

Theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal is going to stage its 54th production ‘Bhangabanga’, written by thespian Mamunur Rashid and directed by Faiz Zahir, today at 7pm at the Mahila Samiti Mancha in the capital’s Baily Road area. The story of the tragic-comedy ‘Bhangabanga’ is…
Shinepukur grab second spot

Shinepukur grab second spot

In another day of the century-galore in Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Shadman Islam Anik starred in with an epic 144 not out which propelled his side Shinepukur Sporting Club to the second spot of the point table yesterday. The newcomer Shinepukur, rode on Shadman’s century secured an…
River water irrigation gains popularity among farmers

River water irrigation gains popularity among farmers

RAJSHAHI: River water irrigation has started gaining popularity among the farmers in high Barind tract, lessening gradually mounting pressure on underground water, reports BSS. Haider Ali, 43, of Bhatopara village under Godagari Upazila, is now happy over irrigation by using river water in the current…
BGB, BSF to jointly patrol ‘crime free zone’ at border

BGB, BSF to jointly patrol ‘crime free zone’ at border

For the first time, Bangladesh and India are going to declare an 8.3-km area along the border as “crime-free zone” today to stop cross border terrorism and smuggling. The areas to be covered under the zone will include Putkhali and Daulatpur in south-western Bangladesh and Gunarmath and…
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