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Cabinet may have several new faces

Cabinet may have several new faces
All eyes are now on Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina’s new cabinet to be formed on Monday. Political circles are abuzz with ‘who will get which ministry’. Sheikh Hasina, who led her party to power for the third consecutive time through a landslide victory in the December 30  general election, may cause a surprise by inducting several new faces in the cabinet, party insiders said. They said the new cabinet will be a combination of young and old faces who have ‘clean image’ in their political careers. Some members of the earlier cabinet might be excluded for their ‘poor performance’ during the last five years. They also said some leaders who did not get party nomination for contesting the…

Primary teachers urge AL govt to implement its manifesto

Primary teachers urge AL govt to implement its manifesto

Bangladesh Primary Teachers' Association yesterday urged the newly-elected Awami League government to implement its election promises. The association also congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her overwhelming victory in the 11th national election. Awami League had promised to address…
Stalls block Banglabazar footbridge entrances

Stalls block Banglabazar footbridge entrances

The entrance of the footbridge and its adjacent pavement in Banglabazar area of the capital are obstructed by setting up different stalls that created trouble for pedestrians. According to sources, there are several educational institutions, including Jagannath University, Dhaka Collegiate School and…
Very few will be like Ashraf in politics

Very few will be like Ashraf in politics

Bangladesh lost a decent politician with the demise of Syed Ashraful Islam. The news of his death did not come as a surprise Thursday night when it arrived in Dhaka from Bangkok, Thailand where he was undergoing treatment at Bumrungrad International Hospital. He was suffering from an incurable lung…
Eat for your bones

Eat for your bones

You are what you eat – and that’s very true for your bones too. Bones, formed of living tissue, need the right nutrients to stay strong and healthy. Osteoporosis is defined as a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing to an increased risk of fracture. It…
High prices of chicken, egg 
continue to hit consumers

High prices of chicken, egg continue to hit consumers

Despite adequate supply of winter vegetables to the kitchen markets, vegetable prices have started rising within a week. Besides, high prices of chicken and egg are adding to the consumer's woes. In different kitchen markers of the city, vegetables like tomato, bean, gourd, pumpkin, cauliflower,…
Tourists hunker down as Pabuk lashes Thailand­

Tourists hunker down as Pabuk lashes Thailand­

Tourists marooned on Thai islands hunkered down yesterday as Tropical Storm Pabuk struck the kingdom, forcing airports and ferries to close and bringing power blackouts, heavy rains and massive sea swells. Boats were recalled to shore across the Gulf of Thailand, while three key southern airports were…
‘Irsha’ after one year today

‘Irsha’ after one year today

After a hiatus of one year, renowned theatre troupe of the country, Prangonemor will stage yet another show of its audience-admired play  titled ‘Irsha’, today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Written by prolific playwright…
Shakib’s dynamic captaincy to help Dhaka start on winning note: Russell

Shakib’s dynamic captaincy to help Dhaka start on winning note: Russell

Dhaka Dynamites all-rounder Andre Russell believes captain Shakib Al Hasan’s passion is key in their aspiration to clinch the BPL title which eluded them in the last season after a Chris Gayle-storm. Galye single-handedly thwarted star-studded Dhaka in that season playing a marauding 146 not out,…
Govt help sought to keep bee farming alive

Govt help sought to keep bee farming alive

Apiculture has turned into a profitable trade for many unemployed youth here. This has come into vogue as honey cultivation and processing requires only basic equipment. Moreover, honey has a good market at home and abroad. The beekeepers of Tangail carry their boxes to the neighboring districts of…
Important verdicts keep 
judiciary in limelight

Important verdicts keep judiciary in limelight

The judiciary was at the centre of a heated political discourse for some landmark judgments last year, including on the two graft cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and the cancellation of nominations of Khaleda and some other BNP candidates for the 11th parliamentary election. Besides, the appointment…
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