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Reform of quota system in govt jobs demanded


Staff Reporter :A group of general students on Saturday demanded to reform the existing quota system in various government jobs, ...

Ban on holding rallies in city still in force: Asad


UNB, Brahmanbaria :Mentioning that the ban slapped by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on holding any rally in the capital is ...

Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump


AP :Thirteen Russians have been criminally charged for interfering in the 2016 US election to help Donald Trump, the office ...

BNP to submit memorandums to DC offices today


Alongside continuing its mass signature collection campaign, BNP is going to submit memorandums to all the Deputy Commissioner (DC) offices ...

BNP eyeing '90s-like simultaneous movement'


BNP is looking for a way to launch a simultaneous movement with 20-party alliance and other leftist parties outside the ...

Half of the cabbage and cauliflower being rotten at ferry ghat before marketing in city brought from different region of the country, causing sufferings to poor framers. This photo was taken from Shayem Bazar ferry ghat on Saturday.


Canada urged to take more action for Rohingya abuses


The Globe and Mail :The federal government is being urged to sanction more officials in Myanmar after using its newly ...

Barapukuria case: Khaleda won`t be taken to court today: Jail official

By bdnews24.com

A senior jail official has said they are not taking Khaleda Zia, jailed for corruption in Zia Orphanage Trust 10 ...

I am going to retire by December: Muhith


Staff Reporter :Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said that he would retire by December this year."I now know for ...

ACC launches probe, travel ban on Chisty

By Special Correspondent

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched a probe into allegations of corruption brought against Farmers Bank's founding chairman Dr Mohiuddin ...

Favourable climate a must for fair polls in BD: UN


The United Nations has expressed the hope that a favourable climate will be created in Bangladesh to hold a free ...

Regular question leakage: People reluctant to give info in fear of harassment


Md. Joynal Abedin Khan :The common people are reportedly reluctant to provide any information about leaking of question papers of ...

Sitalakkhya River waters are being polluted and stinky as bamboo trading goes on unabated near N'ganj Sultana Kamal Bridge. But the authorities concerned keep an eye shut to look into the matter. This photo was taken on Saturday.



Regular question leakage: People reluctant to give info in fear of harassment


Md. Joynal Abedin Khan :
The common people are reportedly reluctant to provide any information about leaking of question papers of the ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations to authorities concerned in fear of unnecessary harassment by law enforcing agencies.
Many people, including examinees and guardians, have claimed that most of the question papers are regularly leaked between two and ten hours before the examinations start. On the other hand, police claimed that questions are leaked just 30 to 40 minutes ahead of the exams. 
Meanwhile, the guardians have expressed deep frustration as the government and the law enforcers have failed to show any kind of step to check the leaking of question papers, which matched word for word with the original ones. This definitely determines what will the ...Read the full news

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Editorial »

More than Suu Kyi, the Generals deserve punishment first

THE UN special envoy on Thursday said, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has clearly failed to stand up for the Rohingyas, and can well be held accountable for crimes against humanity. To a greater extent the UN envoy is correct. While talking to a news channel, the UN envoy also ...

Cricket »

Tamim to play in 2nd T20I against Sri Lanka

Sports Reporter :Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal will play for Bangladesh in the second and final Twenty20 International Cricket match against Sri Lanka at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet today. The match starts at 5.00 pm.Captain of Bangladesh team Mahmudullah Riyad said, " Tamim's condition is now pretty good. I ...

Entertainment »

Jennifer Winget back with `Bepannah`

Indian television's popular face Jennifer Winget has a huge fanbase-thanks to her impeccable acting prowess. Her performances on the silver screen have always made her a winner and after swooning the viewers in 'Beyhadh', the actress is back with a new TV show.Jennifer's new television show is titled 'Bepannah' and ...

City »

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan distributing Bangladesh Coastguard Medals among the officials and employees of Bangladesh Coastguard at a ceremony organised recently at its Headquarters in the city 's Agargaon.

International »

Former playboy model alleges affair with Trump

AFP, Washington :A second woman has made allegations of an affair with Donald Trump, describing complex legal and financial agreements in an alleged bid to cover it up.Former Playboy model Karen McDougal claims that she and Mr Trump had a sexual relationship in 2006, months after first lady Melania Trump ...

Editorial »

Uncomfortable truth about meeting the wrong persons

The European Union's involvement in holding our national polls goes back more than a couple of decades.  As one may expects, this time also the political and economic union of 28 member states expects for an all-inclusive, free and fair polls to take place in Bangladesh. Last Wednesday a European ...

Entertainment »

Trolls affect our family, friends: Zareen Khan

Zareen Khan says she is glad that her mother is not on social media as she will get disturbed with the way her daughter gets trolled. "Trolls don't realise that whatever they write not only affects us but also affects our family and friends. I am very thankful for the ...

Sports »

Korean `Iron Man` Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold

AFP, Pyeongchang :South Korea's Yun Sung-bin made history Friday as he became Asia's first Olympic skeleton champion after completely dominating the daredevil event in Pyeongchang.Roared on by the home crowd on the start of a lunar new year observed in Korea, the 23-year-old stormed to his country's second gold medal ...

City »

The main road of the city`s Hazipara is in sorry state for the free movement of pedestrians and also passengers. The situation remains the same for long, but the authority concerned seemed to be blind to repair the road for the convenience of road users. The snap was taken on Friday.


International »

Desmond Tutu quits Oxfam role over charity`s sex scandal

AFP, Johannesburg :Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity was hit by sexual misconduct allegations."The Archbishop is deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality and possible criminality involving humanitarian workers linked to the charity," ...

Editorial »

Quota versus merit: Deserving candidates being deprived

THERE are thousands of others who hold the existing quota system responsible for not getting the job a meritorious candidate deserves. Currently, only 44 percent are recruited on merit and the remaining 56 percent on privilege allocated under various quotas.The quota system draws two strong criticisms. Firstly, it is hugely ...

Cricket »

Soumya hits first half century in T20I

Southpaw opener Soumya Sarkar made a stormy return as he hit his maiden half century in the T20I format against Sri Lanka in the first match of the two-match T20I series at Sher-e-Bangla national Cricket Stadium at Mirpur on Thursday.The left-handed batsman put away Shehan Madushanka for a four and ...

City »

President Abdul Hamid along with others offering munajat when he visited Mazar of Hazrat Shahporan (R) in Sylhet on Thursday.

Entertainment »

Anupriya Goenka on playing lesbian in ad

Actor Anupriya Goenka recently played the role of queen Nagmati in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, starring alongside Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor, but it was her controversial ad for a fashion brand in 2015, which created a lot of buzz. While it was touted as the first ever lesbian advertisement, ...

International »

Civilians killed on horrific scale in Syria

Al Jazeera News  The UN special envoy for Syria has given warning that violence in the country is the worst he has seen since taking the job four years ago.Staffan de Mistura's remarks on Wednesday came as the US and Russia again traded blame at the UN over the ongoing ...

Front Page »

  1. Canada urged to take more action for Rohingya abuses
  2. Barapukuria case: Khaleda won`t be taken to court today: Jail official
  3. I am going to retire by December: Muhith

City »

  1. 4 books on poem of Poet Augustine Cruze unveiled
  2. AL joint meeting today
  3. Learning history of genocide in Liberation War emphasized

Editorial »

  1. Rapes and gang-rapes in the transport sector: Police must be professionally responsible
  2. More than Suu Kyi, the Generals deserve punishment first
  3. Building the next generation of macro-regions

Entertainment »

  1. Jennifer Winget back with `Bepannah`
  2. Ek Villain sequel: Kriti Sanon, Sidharth Malhotra to join forces?
  3. Rushkar Mir to be seen opposite Sai Dharam Tej in next?

Sports »

  1. Medalists in the women's super-G from (left) Austria's Anna Veith (silver) Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka (gold) and Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather (bronze) pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Saturday.
  2. Brigadier General Khondoker Md Mozammel Haque, Commandant COD, Dhaka Cantonment and Chairman of the Governing Body of BSI and his better half Mst. Rowshan Ara Khondoker inaugurating the Inter House Annual Sports Competition- 2018 of Baridhara Scholars' Institution (BSI) at Military Wing Training Ground, COD, Dhaka Cantonment on Saturday.
  3. ESPN radio station to take over broadcasts of UConn games

Football »

  1. 'Nothing is impossible', says Neymar after PSG lose to Real
  2. Delight for Ronaldo after match-winning display against PSG
  3. FIFA's Infantino says Italy's World Cup failure is a wake-up call

Cricket »

  1. Abahani maintain winning streak in DPDCL
  2. Doleshwar post 3rd win in DPDCL
  3. Kalabagan register 1st win in DPDCL

Chittagong »

  1. Nitol - Niloy Group arranged a kite festival at Laboni Point in Cox's B azar yesterday. Md Ali Hossain, DC, Cox's Bazar was present as Chief Guest.
  2. CCC Mayor A J M Nasir Uddin distributing prizes among the winners of annual sports and cultural competition of Kapasgola Girls' Government Primary School as Chief Guest yesterday.
  3. 3 SSC examinees expelled

National »

  1. Before going to grad school
  2. KHULNA: Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid, Chairman, Khulna Zilla Parishad distributing cheques of Development Project at Khulna Zilla Parishad Conference Room as Chief Guest on Thursday.
  3. NOAKHALI: Mamunur Rashid Kiron MP inaugurating electricity connection at Sharifpur Union in Begumganj Upazila yesterday.

Back Page »

  1. Debt Tk 100 leads murder
  2. Jailing Khaleda govt's 'biggest mistake': Oli
  3. One shot dead in city, suspect held

Business & Economy »

  1. China vows to protect interests as US eyes trade sanctions
  2. IMF's Lagarde warns on rate risk from US tax reform
  3. Oil prices rally on supportive comments

International »

  1. Former playboy model alleges affair with Trump
  2. US will not allow China to ‘coerce’ nations in Asia’
  3. Fears of Syrian war expanding might trigger peace deal

Life »

  1. Mental health disorder increasing
  2. Youth leaders trained at Rowshan Ara Degree College
  3. Cycling may not harm men's vitality

Literature »

  1. Cranberry Cocoa Muffin
  2. Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge
  3. Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Campus Life »

  1. CUB celebrates Nat'l Library Day - 2018
  2. AIUB student to attend Commonwealth events
  3. DISS holds Education Carnival

Feature »


Law and Justice »

  1. Meaning of defaulter borrower
  2. Legality of drawing proceeding when suits are pending in civil court
  3. Framing charge(s) without sanction is illegal

Campus Cronical »

  1. International management in two languages
  2. Social media profile for the job market
  3. Cheap and creative present ideas for students

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth


  1. People hail Spring by observing Pohela Falgun
  2. Bangladesh-India Nazrul Conference 2018
  3. Palanquin: Sign of Bangladesh’s past tradition

Weekend Plus »

  1. Night shifts may raise risk of diabetes
  2. Keep walking
  3. Four oils to thicken your eyebrows naturally

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Iran at a Glance
  2. Message from the Ambassador
  3. Iran, a Major Victim of Terrorism
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