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No act of destruction will be tolerated: PM

No act of destruction will be tolerated: PM
Mentioning that the government always welcomes any peaceful democratic movement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it will not tolerate any destructive activity aimed at realising illogical demands. "Awami League is a democratic political party. We're respectable to the Constitution. We believe in the rule of law. We believe that people's mandate is the only way to bring any change in power. We welcome any peaceful democratic movement. But, we won't tolerate any destructive activity aimed at materialising illogical demands," she said. The Prime Minister made the statement while addressing the nation marking the first anniversary of her current government formed through the December 30, 2018 general election.…

Cold wave to continue for 3/4 days

Cold wave to continue for 3/4 days

Hospitals in Dhaka and other parts of the country have been struggling to deal with a surging number of patients with cold-related diseases as a moderate cold wave is sweeping across the country. Filled to capacity, Dhaka Shishu Hospital is referring patients elsewhere. Paediatric departments of Dhaka…
BNP always opposes use of technology, says info minister

BNP always opposes use of technology, says info minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said BNP is always opposed to use of latest technology, so they are opposing the Election Commission’s decision to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the city corporation polls. “BNP always tries to make the polls and the election process…
Single-use plastic goods must stop

Single-use plastic goods must stop

In a welcome move the High Court has asked the government to ensure the total ban on single-use plastic goods by a year. Single-use plastic goods have been regarded among world’s worst inventions that damage the environment. Bangladesh’s natural beauty has been damaged to a great extent…
Adversities of global warming: Is the phenomenon combatable?

Adversities of global warming: Is the phenomenon combatable?

Global warming refers to the global averages of the amount of warming varying by region. Although sometimes used interchangeably for global warming, climate change usually includes both global warming and its effects. Just like greenhouse walls, certain gases in the atmosphere trap heats by preventing…
December inflation eases to 5.75pc

December inflation eases to 5.75pc

The general point-to-point inflation rate eased last month as it came down by 0.30 percentage point to 5.75 percentage points in December, 2019. “The general point to point inflation rate in December, 2019 eased to 5.75 percentage point,” said Planning Minister MA Mannan yesterday. He said…
US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal

US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal

US officials braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general, noting heightened military readiness in the country and preparing for a possible “tit-for-tat” attempt on the life of an American military commander. President Donald Trump ordered the January 2 strike against…
‘Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020’ going on in full swing

‘Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020’ going on in full swing

‘Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020’, a 21-day long national cultural event, is going on in full swing at the different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) premises in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Hosted by BSA, in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, the festival…
Cumilla still in play-off track

Cumilla still in play-off track

Half centuries from Dawid Malan (58) and Soumya Sarkar (53 not out) powered Cumilla Warriors to trounce Sylhet Thunder by five wickets in the fifth leg-opening match of the ongoing Akash-DTH Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.…
Bogura agriculture at stake as topsoil goes to brick kilns

Bogura agriculture at stake as topsoil goes to brick kilns

Dozens of illegal brick kilns, set up in arable land near schools and colleges, have formed a powerful clique who are removing the fertile topsoil for making bricks, rendering the fields unusable for agriculture. Fields that used to be covered by crops are now dotted with brick kilns operating right…
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