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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Drug deals threaten security

| By P R Biswas
Drug dealing and addictions in recent years have become one of the worst problems in Bangladesh and it is not only impairing public health but also corrupting institutions,

Dhakaites struggle with storm water

| By News Desk
Incessant rain on Wednesday morning once again inundated many parts of the major roads in the capital causing sufferings to the commuters due to severe traffic congestion.
Dhakaites struggle with storm water

No progress over Teesta yet: FM

| By News Desk
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali yesterday indicated that there is no progress over Teesta water-sharing deal yet saying that the purpose of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Kolkata visit

Drug kingpins are in Parliament: Ershad

| By AA Correspondent
Former President and Jatiya Party's Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad said on Wednesday that the country's people do not know exactly who are getting killed in the name of
Drug kingpins are in Parliament: Ershad

Sleepless nights for flagmakers of WC teams

| By
Flagmakers in Bangladesh are doing a roaring trade weeks ahead of the World Cup, but no-one is interested in the home nation's colours-the money is all on pennants
Sleepless nights for flagmakers of WC teams

Karnataka gets second chief minister in a week

| By International Desk
Leader of regional party Janta Dal HD Kumaraswamy sworn-in as the chief minister of Karnataka along with his deputy G Parameshwara, the Karnataka Congress chief Karnataka sees its
Karnataka gets second chief minister in a week

PM for proper distribution of student stipend

| By AA Correspondent
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the officials concerned to take necessary measures for proper distribution of the stipends and other education facilities to poor and brilliant students

Drug suspects to stay in jail if they want to live longer: Duterte

| By International Desk
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has told drug suspects to look for a way to get arrested and stay in jail if they want to live longer. In
Drug suspects to stay in jail if they want to live longer: Duterte

Those 75,000 taka for those mobile phones . . .

| By Syed Badrul Ahsan
The Lord be praised! The members of the council of ministers, in the infinity of their wisdom, have decided that they and an entire band of bureaucrats are in

HC summons BASIC Bank investigators

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court yesterday summoned all the investigating officers of 56 cases filed in connection with the loan scams in the state-owned BASIC Bank seeking their explanations over

Insects making Khaleda's life miserable: BNP

| By News Desk
BNP on Wednesday alleged that its chairperson Khaleda Zia is living in prison like in hell in an unhealthy condition amid sects and damp room of the abandoned

Tensions soar along Kashmir frontier

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Tensions soared Wednesday along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival soldiers shelled dozens of villages and border posts

Rail link gets costlier

| By AA Correspondent
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the revised budget for the Padma Bridge Rail Link Project with an increased cost of Tk

Who are qawmi madrassa pupils?

| By News Desk
Hasina Akter lives in the capital's Mirpur area. All her three children are pupils of qawmi madrassas. Placing children in qawmi madrassas is not at all expensive, she
Who are qawmi madrassa pupils?

Unstable politics threatens democracy

| By P R Biswas
The two biggest political parties in the country are not willing to work toward a new political compact that respects the rights of both the opposition and the

Dhaka-bound plane’s emergency landing

| By News Desk
A Dhaka-bound Saudi Arabian Airlines flight made an emergency landing at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah following a malfunction of hydraulic system and subsequent retraction of its

Important deeds of Ramadan

| By Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun
As worship, the importance of the Ramadan is immeasurable and incomparable. In self-restraint, self-control, mind-refreshment, spiritual improvement, Fasting is a mandatory and compulsory worship. In the moral

Pakistan heatwave kills 65

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A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organization said on Tuesday, amid fears the death

'Rohingya children’s future looks bleak'

| By News Desk
Bollywood actress and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra says Rohingya children can have a chance at a future with help from all because right now, she thinks, their
'Rohingya children’s future looks bleak'

Khaleda Zia seeks HC bail in two more cases

| By News Desk
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday filed two more petitions with the High Court seeking bail in two separate cases.One of the cases was a defamation suit filed

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