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Parties gear up activities

Parties gear up activities
With only a few months left for the 11th parliamentary elections, political parties have geared up their activities, raising hopes for a participatory general election. The Awami League has started campaigning in full swing, while the BNP and other political parties are trying to forge greater unity to fight against the AL-led grand alliance. There is a big question mark on whether all political parties would participate in the polls. The BNP had boycotted the last parliamentary elections held on January 5, 2014. This had resulted in 153 AL lawmakers being elected unopposed. Although BNP leaders have been saying that they will not participate in the polls without party chief Khaleda Zia, insiders say they are always ready to contest the coming…

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Tigers beat Afghans in last ball finish
Tigers beat Afghans in last ball finish
Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman held his nerves to bowl a final dot ball in the 50th over to give…

WB vice president arrives in city for week-long visit

WB vice president arrives in city for week-long visit

Hartwig Schafer, vice president of World Bank (WB) for the South Asian Region, arrives in the capital yesterday afternoon on a week-long visit to further deepen the longstanding partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank Group, reports BSS. During his first visit to Bangladesh since assuming…
Dermatologists call for raising awareness about fungal infection

Dermatologists call for raising awareness about fungal infection

Country's dermatology experts yesterday called for more research works and forming uniform guidelines for all dermatologists to ensure control over skin diseases, reprost UNB. Though Bangladesh has already achieved many successes in modern medical treatment, awareness among the people need to be…
Prevent ‘khat’ from entering Bangladesh

Prevent ‘khat’ from entering Bangladesh

With the nationwide campaign against drugs underway, the focus is mainly on yaba also known as the pink demon. Yaba, a methamphetamine based tablet, first entered Bangladesh in the early part of the millennium as a harmless party pill to facilitate a prolonged period of euphoria. However, over time,…
Educational policy and its limitations

Educational policy and its limitations

Educational policy today has to be formulated so as to cope with the challenge of technological progress and for accelerating the pace of change in our social system so as to make it dynamic and vibrant. The pious wishes and spicy slogans contained in many of the documents and reports of the commissions…
Investors can enjoy liberal policy in Bangladesh: Minister

Investors can enjoy liberal policy in Bangladesh: Minister

Bangladesh has invited Qatari investors to invest in Bangladesh saying the government is ready to offer one or more Special Economic Zones for Qatari investors exclusively which they can develop and operate as per their own desires and needs, reports UNB. “Qatari business leaders can take advantage…
Iran points finger at Arab for attack

Iran points finger at Arab for attack

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday appeared to blame Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade, accusing an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them, reports AFP. Tehran also summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain for allegedly hosting members…
SM Solaiman Pronodona 2018

SM Solaiman Pronodona 2018

Theatre activist Bakar Bokul honoured with this year’s SM Solaiman Pronodona for his contribution to theatre. To remember noted theatre personality SM Solaiman on the 17th death anniversary (September 22), Theatre Art Unit arranged a commemorative programme titled ‘SM Solaiman Pronodona…
Bangladesh storm into second round

Bangladesh storm into second round

Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s national football team overwhelmed Vietnam in a crucial match with a 2-0 victory to storm into the AFC-16 second round competition yesterday at the Bir Sreshtha Mostafa Kamal Stadium, in the capital. Tohura Khatun and Ankhi Khatun struck a piece to blank one of the…
Sundarbans wildlife gets extended sanctuary

Sundarbans wildlife gets extended sanctuary

Bagerhat: The biodiversity boundary has been extended in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest. Experts expect the move to help boost all types of forest resources including wildlife, fisheries, and trees, reports UNB. The government imposes a ban on collection of all types of wild…
Tardy construction bogs down 
Tk 2,282 crore project

Tardy construction bogs down Tk 2,282 crore project

The deadline to set up technical schools and colleges in 100 upazilas was December this year, but no such institution has been fully constructed yet. Sources said the government’s project tenure is likely to be extended over the next three years to complete the task. Project sources said though…
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