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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

E-passport project stuck in red tape

| By Shah Alam Nur
E-Passport Project, which the government had taken as an initiative one year back to make e-passports helpful in identifying local and international militants and terrorists at airports, has no

Landslides in Cox’s Bazar kill 4

| By AA Correspondent
At least four people were killed and four others injured early yesterday due to landslides triggered by incessant downpour in Lighthouse area of Sadar municipality and in Kaimmargona area

Judge's role tarnishes judiciary's image: Huq

| By AA Correspondent
Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the honor of the judiciary will be increased more if Chief Judicial Magistrate Ali Hossain of Barisal is withdrawn for creating puzzle over

'Movement must in case of no dialogue'

| By AA Correspondent
BNP Vice Chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu yesterday said his party will have no alternative to going to movement if there is no dialogue to make the coming 11th national election

'13 children's death linked to chemicals on lychee'

| By News Desk
Excessive and improper applications of insecticides and other agriculture chemicals in local fruit orchards may have caused an outbreak of a deadly swelling of the brain, known as acute

Siddiqur to be flown to Chennai tomorrow

| By AA Correspondent
Government Titumir College student M Siddiqur Rahman who suffered serious eye injuries during a police action at Shahbagh will be flown to Chennai of India on Thursday for better

EC: Proper voter list precondition for fair polls

| By News Desk
Chief Election Commi-ssioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said proper voter list is the precondition for holding free and fair election. To make the proper voter list, the  commission has

Israel removes holy site metal detectors

| By
Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said  worshippers should continue a boycott for

DCs removed from duty

| By News Desk
In a flurry of steps over the harassment of a public servant, the government has stripped two district administration chiefs of official responsibilities while the Cabinet Division has opened

Rain fuels landslide fears

| By Nazimuddin Shyamol
Chittagong is now in high risk of fresh landslides due to incessant rains for last seven days as hills have turned muddy.  The incident of landslide occurred in hilly
Rain fuels landslide fears

ADB prioritizes dev of young workforce

| By Saleem Samad
Bangladesh has significant potentials for reaping the rewards of demographic dividend, if people of working age can be converted to human capital and utilized in productive sectors.Manila based multilateral

PM: Don’t influence film award selection

| By News Desk
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked those involved in the country's film industry not to exert any influence on the process to select nominees for the National Film
PM: Don’t influence  film award  selection

Joy calls for refixing price of 4G spectrum

| By Fakhruddin Mehedi
Prime Minister's Infor-mation Technology Advi-ser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has directed to refix the price of 4G spectrum services. Joy recently made this direction to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

Japan PM denies favors for friend

| By
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings sinking over a suspected cronyism scandal, on Monday said he had never instructed officials to give preferential treatment to a long-time friend,
Japan PM denies favors for friend

UNO was not placed in lockup, says judge

| By News Desk
Civil servants across the country have got furious over the harassment caused to Barguna's Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Gazi Tariq Salman in a case lodged against him on charge

Ratification of PTA with D-8 okayed

| By AA Correspondent
The Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal for ratification of the Prefe-rential Trade Agreement among D-8 member states.The approval was given in the weekly meeting of the cabinet held at

349 proposals on cards

| By Golam Mostafa Jibon
Three-day-long Deputy Commissioner (DC) conference is going to start today at the Shapla Hall of Prime Minister's office. The event will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Cabinet

Cops among 25 killed in Lahore blast

| By
A suicide bomber killed at least 25 people, many of them police, in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, officials said, shattering a period of relative calm

Phelps loses 'race' to shark

| By
The much-hyped head-to-head race between US swimmer Michael Phelps and a Great White shark turned out to be a computer simulation, drawing complaints from many disappointed viewers.The world's most
Phelps loses 'race' to shark

HC halts DU senate meeting for VC election

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court has halted a Dhaka University senate meeting, scheduled for the late July, to select a panel of three candidates for the post of vice-chancellor. A High

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