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12 killed in Rangamati, Cox’s Bazar landslides

12 killed in Rangamati, Cox’s Bazar landslides
At least 12 people, including four of a family, were killed and three injured in separate incidents of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Rangamati and Cox’s Bazar districts yesterday. Among them, 11 were killed and three injured in Naniarchar upazila under Rangamati district in three separate incidents at Darmachandpara, Boro Poolpara, and Hatimara, while one was killed at Moyeshkhali upazila in Cox’s Bazar district. Owing to a deep convection over the North Bay and adjoining coastal areas, the country is experiencing heavy showers over the past three days. Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and their boy Rumen Chakma, 12, were killed at Boro Poolpara. Phul Devi…

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Trump, Kim agree on denuclearisation
Trump, Kim agree on denuclearisation
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed their historic summit in Singapore…

Rain affects 11,000 Rohingyas: UNHCR

Rain affects 11,000 Rohingyas: UNHCR

Torrential rains accompanied by storms hit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, causing 37 landslides and leaving one child dead and several people injured, reports UNB."Nearly 2,500 refugee families, with some 11,000 people in all, have been affected," said UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic…
Traffic rule violation becomes regular phenomenon in Dhaka

Traffic rule violation becomes regular phenomenon in Dhaka

Violation of the traffic rule has become a regular phenomenon in the capital as drivers of different modes of vehicles are frequently doing the misdeed despite facing over 2000 cases on an average per day, reports BSS. Although Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is on hot pursuit to take legal action against…
New ICT policy

New ICT policy

It is encouraging to note that the government has taken a move to prepare a new national ICT policy by amending the National ICT Policy 2015 to make it time befitting due to the emergence of 5G technology and fourth industrial revolution. According to a report of this newspaper on Monday, a draft of…
Social security for senior citizens

Social security for senior citizens

The age-old tradition of maintaining elderly people and providing care to them is gradually waning due to social evolution and values. Now a days in the complex global situation, youth are now being compelled to live in scattered family environment. Hence, joint family system is being broken leaving…
Online business remains dull amid Eid sales

Online business remains dull amid Eid sales

Even though Eid sales have gained momentum in shopping malls and other shopping centres, f-commerce traders say that online business has remained dull this year for its failure to lure new consumers. Citing this reason, online traders say they have failed to reach out to customers even after spending…
Summits fuel questions about Trump’s embrace of autocrats

Summits fuel questions about Trump’s embrace of autocrats

SINGAPORE: Donald Trump’s warm embrace of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un after a spectacular bust-up with G7 allies is the latest example of what critics say is a worrying penchant for autocrats, reports AFP. The backslapping, smiles and handshakes in Singapore yesterday stood in conspicuous…
Rabindra Sangeet artistes sing in Ayub Bachchu’s music arrangement

Rabindra Sangeet artistes sing in Ayub Bachchu’s music arrangement

As soon as the song titled ‘O Mon Ramjaner Oi Rojar Sheshe Elo Khushir Eid’, a remarkable song of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, is heard on the radio or television at the end of the month-long fasting in Ramadan, it lets the Muslims in Bangladesh know the much-awaited day has finally…
Last ball defeat still haunts Ariful

Last ball defeat still haunts Ariful

Bangladesh pace all-rounder Ariful Haque said on Tuesday that the memory of the last ball in the Afghanistan series still haunts him and will resonate it in memory lane till the death.     Even though the Tigers lost the first two matches of the T20-series to Afghanistan without any gritty…
Sellers doing brisk business before Eid

Sellers doing brisk business before Eid

Religious skull caps worn by Muslims, commonly known as tupis, are available at reasonable prices here. Apart from the caps, tasbih, attar and surma—all of them indispensable for Eid shopping—can also be found aplenty. Golam Rasul, a tupi seller, says these items are traditionally held essential…
1,039 colleges draw blank in online admission process

1,039 colleges draw blank in online admission process

At least 1,039 colleges have not got any student in the online admission process this year. Among these educational institutions, 173 colleges have not got even a single application from students, while 866 of them did not get any student, even though some of the admission-seekers had named these colleges…
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