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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Padma Bridge's 53% task done

| By Fakhruddin Mehedi
At least 53 percent construction work of Padma bridge has been completed by December 2017. This the highest priority project of the government.  However, river training works for the
Padma Bridge's 53% task done

MPO-listed teachers fasting for 3rd day

| By AA Correspondent
An indefinite hunger strike called by the teachers and employees of Monthly Pay Order (MPO)-listed educational institutions rolled onto third day yesterday. Several hundred people, representing some five lakh
MPO-listed teachers  fasting for 3rd day

Mahbub new MD of Islami Bank

| By AA Correspondent
Mahbub ul Alam has been promoted as the Mana-ging Dire-ctor (MD) of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited on Wednesday. The decision was taken at the board meeting where the bank's
Mahbub new MD of Islami Bank

'DUCSU polls in 6 months'

| By News Desk
The High Court has ordered Dhaka University authorities to take steps to organize DUCSU elections in six months. Justice Syed Muhammad Dastagir Husain and Justice Md Ataur Rahman Khan
'DUCSU polls in 6 months'

Shilpir Pashe Foundation remembers Annisul Huq

| By AA Correspondent
Shilpir Pashe Found-ation organized a memorial program in honor of late Dhaka North City Corpor-ation mayor Annisul Huq on Wednesday evening. The well-wishers of Annisul Huq recalled their memories
Shilpir Pashe Foundation remembers Annisul Huq

Zimbabwe beat Lankans by 12 runs

| By Atif Azam
Sikandar Raza's all-round performance helped Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second game of the ongoing Tri-nation series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on

ADB VP describes traffic ordeal to PM

| By News Desk
ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang has narrated his first encounter with the notorious Dhaka traffic to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Bangladesh Development Forum or BDF meeting. Zhang arrived

No beef import: Govt

| By News Desk
The government will not allow beef imports for the sake of the local industry and will amend the existing law, if needed, says Livestock Minister Narayon Chandra Chanda. "I

4 found dead in Cox's Bazar

| By Our Correspondent
Police on Wednesday found four members of a family dead in their home in Cox's Bazar.  The law enforcers retrieved the bodies of a man, his wife and their

Rape victim Tarana's PO

| By
Purnima Rani Shil, the 14-year-old village girl who was brutally tortured by BNP-Jamaat men for voting the Awami League was honored on Wednesday by an out-spoken minister by appointing

No bar on mobile courts for now

| By AA Correspondent
The government on Tuesday secured permission to open an appeal against a High Court order that declared illegal the operations of mobile courts by executive magistrates. The High Court

Unfit transports make travels in city risky

| By Golam Mostafa Jibon
Amid increasing traffic on the streets, the risk of accidents was also getting higher due to unchecked operation of unfit vehicles and bad roads. According to the statistic of
Unfit transports make travels in city risky

Handicrafts by prisoners showcased at DITF

| By Shah Alam Nur
Products manufactured by the inmates at jails across the country have been exhibited at Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) for the first time. Prisoners make different household products at
Handicrafts by prisoners showcased at DITF

Singer Shammi Akhtar no more

| By AA Correspondent
National award-winning singer Shammi Akhtar passed away in the capital yesterday afternoon. She was 62. Shammi who had long been suffering from cancer breathed her last around 4:20pm while
Singer Shammi Akhtar no more

Madrasa teachers call off strike on assurance

| By AA Correspondent
Teachers of Ebtedayee madrasas have called off their hunger strike after the government pledged to meet the demand to nationalise their educational institutions across the country. The strike that
Madrasa teachers call off strike on assurance

Rohingyas to go back home in two years

| By News Desk
Bangladesh and Myan-mar on Tuesday signed a document on 'Physical Arrangement' which will facilitate return of Rohingyas to their homeland within two years. The 'Physical Arrangement,' however will take

Bank job tests scrapped amid protests

| By AA Correspondent
The central bank yesterday scrapped professional recruitment tests that took place on Friday for eight state-owned banks. New dates for the tests will be announced soon, said Abul Kalam

'MP Saimum should apologize publicly'

| By AA Correspondent
Awami League's Member of Parliament (MP) in Ramu of Cox's Bazar Saimum Sarwar Komol should apologize publicly for insulting a teacher, his own elder brother has asserted. Eye witnesses

British MPs 'gravely concerned'

| By AA Correspondent
The British parliament members have expressed grave concern over the plan of repatriating Rohin-gyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar "without any  clear understanding of their legal status and destination". In

ACC to sue 4 govt officials for embezzling Tk 2.71cr

| By AA Correspondent
The anti-graft watchdog has decided to sue four government officers of Cox's Bazar district office for embezzling more than Tk 2.71 crore. The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday approved the filing

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