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Campaigns gear up amid trading of barbs

Campaigns gear up amid trading of barbs
With only 10 days left to hold the elections to the three city corporations of Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal, poll campaigns have been going on in full swing amid allegations and counter- allegations made by mayoral and councillor hopefuls, especially those belonging to the Awami League (AL) and the BNP. The Election Commission (EC) has already finalised July 30 as the voting day for the three city corporations. After getting their respective electoral symbols on July 10, all the candidates have started to carry out hectic campaigns from early morning to midnight in different areas of the three cities. Witnesses said both AL and BNP mayoral candidates, along with their respective supporters, were carrying out door-to-door campaigning to woo…

Shorten overall exam period

Shorten overall exam period

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the authorities concerned to hold public examinations in a shorter time to avert too much of talks and rumours, reports UNB. "If the duration of holding examination can be shortened, various types of talks and rumours (regarding exams) will come down,"…
Barishal board on top

Barishal board on top

The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 2018 and its equivalent examinations were published yesterday, showing a pass percentage of 66.64 percent against last year's 68.91 percent. The number of Grade Point Average (GPA)-5 achievers also declined this year. The Barishal Education Board…
Economy’s encouraging prediction

Economy’s encouraging prediction

The country which was once denigrated as a bottom-less basket with no prospect is now a developing nation with a steady seven plus growth rate, looking at a digital future with middle income status. Bangladesh, since independence, has overcome almost insurmountable odds, from natural calamities to political…
Dearth of drinking water

Dearth of drinking water

Nearly 20 million people live in the coastal region fighting with natural disasters. Dakope Upazila is one of the most disaster prone areas in Bangladesh. On 25 May 2009 after Aila there is a huge change in life and livelihood. Most sweet water ponds are permanently or temporarily destroyed. For the…
New guideline to govern 
investment abroad

New guideline to govern investment abroad

The central bank has prepared a draft of the ‘Capital Account Transactions (Overseas Equity Investments) Guidelines’ to regulate investments abroad by Bangladeshi entrepreneurs with a view to promote business worldwide. The draft guideline, prepared by the Bangladesh Bank (BB), was placed…
5 biggest post-election challenges

5 biggest post-election challenges

ISLAMABAD: The next government in Pakistan will face myriad challenges from unsustainable population growth to simmering extremism, all complicated by the decades-long tussle between civilian and military leadership, reports AFP. No matter who is voted into office on July 25, the new rulers will have…
Cancer-stricken Sujeyo Shyam seeks PM’s support for treatment

Cancer-stricken Sujeyo Shyam seeks PM’s support for treatment

Music composer Sujeyo Shyam, who is an Ekushey Padak winner, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He came to know about the disease at a hospital in India last week. The veteran musician and freedom fighter will again visit India in the first week of August for a biopsy and to know the latest condition…
Change of format keeps Tigers buoyant

Change of format keeps Tigers buoyant

The disastrous Test series might send a shockwave to what was hard to fathom but Bangladesh’s hopes to bounce back lies in the three-match ODI series, a format in which they have earned a reputation as world beater. Basically the inclusion of ever-inspirational captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and…
Fish production  increases by 5,000 tonnes in Rangpur

Fish production increases by 5,000 tonnes in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Speakers at a programme said fish production in Rangpur district has increased by 5,643 tonnes during the last fiscal against production of 35,077 tonnes of fish, reports BSS. The country achieved self-reliance on fish by producing 41.34-lakh tonnes of fish during 2017-18 fiscal against the…
Teachers stand by ‘repressed’ activists

Teachers stand by ‘repressed’ activists

Teachers of public universities yesterday (Thursday) gathered in front of Aparajeyo Bangla at Dhaka University (DU), under the banner of “Teachers against Repression”, calling for justice in incidents of assaults and demanding release of arrested quota movement leaders. The rally was presided…
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