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PM move laudable

PM move laudable
Political leaders, who joined a tea party hosted by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, yesterday welcomed the move and lauded the gesture to be a positive sign for the future of politics in the country. Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, hosted the tea party at the South Lawn of her official residence Ganabhaban for the leaders of political alliances and organisations who joined the premier’s dialogue before the December 30 national polls. Front ranking leaders of different political parties including Awami League, Jatiya Party, Workers Party, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JASAD-Inu), JAPA (Monju), JASAD (Ambia), Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD), Ganatantri Party, Samyabadi Dal, Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB), Islami Oikya Jote,…

Agriculture minister urges scientists to boost food security

Agriculture minister urges scientists to boost food security

The government has pledged to increase the compensation in the agricultural sector to surmount the challenges confronting it with the aim of increasing food production to ensure the country’s food security. The government has urged scientists to develop new flood-, drought-, salinity- and submersible-tolerant…
Ekushey book fair becomes vibrant with huge crowds

Ekushey book fair becomes vibrant with huge crowds

The Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2019 wore a festive look with a vibrant presence of book lovers, projecting diversified Bangla literature and different forms of art and culture. With huge enthusiasm and curiosity, thousands of visitors of all ages flocked to different stalls and pavilions to find out books…
Promoting science based education

Promoting science based education

At a recent seminar in Rangpur government officials and educationists stressed that popularisation of science-based modern education among the youngsters has become crucial to accelerate national advancement on way to build a developed country. We agree with the view but making it a reality is fraught…
BJP’s popularity on the decline

BJP’s popularity on the decline

Known for seizing the moment and turning adversity into advantage, the ruling BJP is on a high following the presentation of its had its sixth and last budget of this government’s term.  On the back foot after a poor showing in the state elections recently, the BJP badly needed a face-saver…
Turkey rearing gains popularity

Turkey rearing gains popularity

For a long time, it was rare to find turkey meat in Bangladesh. It was sought only by a handful of Christians before Christmas or Thanksgiving. But now, it is slowly moving from being just a Christmas or Thanksgiving fare to a meat dish catering to the changing aspirations and tastes of the country’s…
Iran announces successful test

Iran announces successful test

Iran announced the “successful test” of a new cruise missile with a range of over 1,350 kilometres yesterday, coinciding with celebrations for the country’s 1979 Islamic revolution. “The test of the Hoveizeh cruise missile was carried out successfully at a range of 1,200 kilometres…
10-day ‘Jaytia Pitha Utsab’ wraps up

10-day ‘Jaytia Pitha Utsab’ wraps up

The ten-day ‘Jatiya Pitha Utsab 1425’ (National Cake Festival), jointly organised by Jatiya Pitha Utsab Udjapan Parishad and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), wrapped up with a closing ceremony on Friday on the premises of BSA in the capital. The closing ceremony was attended by state…
Riders make it a one way traffic

Riders make it a one way traffic

Rangpur Riders signed off the league phase of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with crushing nine-wicket win over Comilla Victorians yesterday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. And thus they moved to the top position of the point table, edging Victorians past by better net-run-rate as both…
Brick field owners violate rules

Brick field owners violate rules

More than 300 unplanned brick kilns in 12 Upazilas are polluting the environment. Among them, 72 have been established near the reserved forest area of Madhupur, Ghatail, Sakhipur and Mirzapur upazilas. The use of topsoil in making bricks, establishment of the kilns on arable land and the use of immature…
Policy support stressed to avert health hazards of e-waste

Policy support stressed to avert health hazards of e-waste

Lack of awareness and gross negligence in managing increasing amount of e-waste creates health and environmental hazards in the capital and elsewhere in the country. Terming these health hazards as “seriously threatening”, speakers at a roundtable discussion yesterday said proper management…
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