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Iran attacks US bases in Iraq

Iran attacks US bases in Iraq
Iran yesterday fired a volley of missiles at Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops, the Islamic republic's first act in its promised revenge for the US killing of a top Iranian general. In his reply, United States President Donald Trump later said Iran appeared to be "standing down" after missile strikes against Iraqi bases that caused ‘no US casualties’, indicating there would be no immediate new military response. In a televised address to the nation from the White House yesterday, Trump emphasised that there were "no Americans harmed" in the salvo of missiles aimed at two bases. While he promised to immediately impose "punishing" new economic sanctions against Iran, Trump welcomed signs…

DU teachers, students demand speedy trial of rapist

DU teachers, students demand speedy trial of rapist

Teachers and students of Dhaka University (DU) yesterday demanded speedy trial and capital punishment for the person who had raped and tortured a student of the university at Kurmitola on Sunday night. Members of Dhaka University Teachers' Association (DUTA) formed a human chain at the foot of Aparajeyo…
Upgrade universities to world-class ones

Upgrade universities to world-class ones

Mentioning teachers as the lighthouses of a nation, President Abdul Hamid urged all to come forward to play their due role in making the universities in Bangladesh as world-class ones. "You (teachers) are the lighthouses of the nation. General people keep their faith in you... so, it’s my…
Reining in illegal 
brick kilns needed

Reining in illegal brick kilns needed

It is disturbing to note that owners of dozens of illegal brick kilns, set up in arable land near schools and colleges in Bogura, have formed a powerful clique who are removing the fertile topsoil for making bricks, rendering the fields unusable for agriculture. The brick kilns are also taking away…
Bangabandhu’s vision for sustainable development

Bangabandhu’s vision for sustainable development

The father of nation – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a root-exploring great leader of Bangladesh. In general, the philosophy of Bangabandhu was – progression-development, life, political, economic sovereignty as well as hunger, poverty and communal free Bangladesh. To establish a discrimination…
Tipu seeks duty free access 
of 36 products to Thailand

Tipu seeks duty free access of 36 products to Thailand

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi yesterday sought duty free and quota free access on 36 Bangladeshi products to Thailand at six digit level in a bid to reduce the existing trade gap between the two countries. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, who led an 11-member Bangladesh delegation at the two-day 5th meeting…
Western powers condemn Iran attack on US bases

Western powers condemn Iran attack on US bases

Western powers yesterday condemned Iran’s missile attack on Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops, urging an end to the escalating crisis. Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles overnight Tuesday-Wednesday, officials in Washington and Tehran said. Iran said it was in response…
‘Chinese Food Festival’ 
set to kick off in Dhaka tomorrow

‘Chinese Food Festival’ set to kick off in Dhaka tomorrow

As part of the celebration of Chinese New Year, the most important festival in the Chinese calendar, InterContinental Dhaka has arranged the ‘Chinese Food Festival’ at its all day dining restaurant, Elements from tomorrow. The festival will continue till January 31, said a press release.…
Khulna brighten play-off hopes

Khulna brighten play-off hopes

Khulna Tigers brighten their play-off hopes when they crushed Cumilla Warriors by 34 runs in the high-scoring but crucial fifth-leg match of the ongoing Akash-DTH Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League at the Sher-e-Bangla National cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Despite winning the match, Khulna…
Farmers losing interest in ‘boro’ paddy cultivation

Farmers losing interest in ‘boro’ paddy cultivation

Low prices for crops in the previous season, the burden of loans and costly labour are discouraging an increasing number of farmers from growing boro paddy this year. Agricultural experts said farmers in the southern region are turning away for various reasons, including increasing agriculture labour…
Crosscheck before sharing info on social media: PM

Crosscheck before sharing info on social media: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday put utmost importance to ensuring cyber security and urged all to crosscheck any information before sharing on social media in the interest of the country and society. "Cyber-security is very much important. I would like to tell the people of the country that…
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