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WHO calls for equitable access to Covid vaccines

By UNB, DHAKA

As Covid-19 cases spike in parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas, and new variants of the virus emerge in ...

6 members of 'extortionist gang' held in city

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News Desk :A special team of Detective Branch (DB)  under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested six alleged members of ...

US tightens security before Joe Biden‘s inauguration

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Al Jazeera :Washington, DC - Tall fences topped with thick, spiralling razor wire encased the US Capitol area on Friday, ...

2 hacked to death over land dispute in Pabna

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Our Correspondent :Two men were killed in an attack over land dispute in Sathiya upazila of Pabna Saturday morning.The incident ...

12 injured in automobile service centre fire in Tejgaon

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Staff Reporter :At least 12 people have sustained burn injuries in a fire at an automobile service centre in the ...

After Capitol attack, Trump’s approval rating slides in US polls

By ONLINE DESK

AL JAZEERA: After four years in the White House, Donald Trump is leaving the United States presidency with low job ...

Locals clash with cops, set fire on police car

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Gaibandha Correspondent  :Eight people, including a policeman, were injured on Saturday as the law enforcers and locals locked into a ...

Councilor-elect killed in post poll violence in Sirajganj

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Our Correspondent  :A councilor-elect was killed by the rivals in Sirajganj municipality area on Saturday night.The victim, Tarikul Islam, 45, ...

PK Halder's assets found in India, Singapore, Canada

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Staff Reporter :The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit found financial and non-financial assets of former NRB Global Bank managing director Prashanta ...

Price hike of rice is mysterious

By Editorial Desk

We are dismayed to see a continuous increase of prices of essentials, particularly rice. It is not new for the ...

Prices of edible oil skyrocket

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Al Amin :The abnormal surge in the prices of edible oil in local market has added to the woes of ...

Engineers of Roads and Highways Department examine cracks on Salehpur Bridge near Aminbazar in Dhaka while carrying out repairing works of the bridge on Saturday.

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Municipality polls cannot be called participatory: EC Mahbub

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Staff Reporter :Referring to instances of anomalies in Saturday's municipality polls, EC Mahbub Talukdar on Saturday said the polls cannot ...

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Prices of edible oil skyrocket

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Al Amin :
The abnormal surge in the prices of edible oil in local market has added to the woes of common people amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The cooking oil prices are rising due to decreased production in exporting countries and stockpiling by a section of hoarders amid the pandemic.
The surge in the prices of essential commodities like edible oil added worries for the low and middle income-group people of the country as many people have either lost their jobs or facing reduced income due to the deadly pandemic.
Majority people in the informal sector have fallen into financial stress and there is no doubt that they are experiencing hardship in their daily lives.
Loose soybean oil was selling at Tk 120-125 and palm oil at Tk 110-115 per Kg in the ...Read the full news

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Editorial »

Unlicensed ridesharing services cause havoc to city passengers


MANY drivers who registered their vehicles with different ridesharing companies in the country are violating the existing guidelines and policies in the absence of monitoring. Many of them are now also offering offline services illegally to earn money while in some cases the incidents of hijacking and even murder have ...

Business & Economy »

M Fakhrul Alam, Managing Director of ONE Bank Limited, inaugurating its sub-branch at Darus Salam Road in Mirpur-1 in the city on Thursday. High officials of the bank and local elites were also present.


City »

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Tajul Islam speaks at the bill collection award distribution to Government and non-government banks at Dhaka WASA Bhaban on Saturday.


International »

Museveni heads for election win, rival alleges fraud


Reuters :Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda's presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result.With ballots from 91% of polling stations counted following Thursday's election, Museveni had ...

Entertainment »

Shahnoor to make documentary on her father


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Popular film actress Syeda Kamrun Naher Shahnoor has made a documentary titled Ekti Bangladesh recently from her own production house, Mou Multimedia. This time she is going to fulfil her long time dream. Shahnoor’s father Syed Mozaffar Ali was a freedom-fighter who took part in the War ...

Football »

Bilbao stun Real Madrid to reach Spanish Super Cup final


Agency :Athletic Club Bilbao shocked Real Madrid 2-1  in the Spanish Super Cup semifinal on Thuersday and booked a place in Sunday's final against Barcelona.Two goals from Bilbao striker Raul Garcia earned the Basque side a well-deserved win in only their second game under the direction of new coach Marcelino ...

International »

Erdogan receives Covid-19 vaccine


Reuters, Ankara :Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan received his COVID-19 vaccine in front of TV cameras on Thursday, a move which a spokesman for his AK Party said aimed to alleviate any public doubts about the effectiveness of the shot.Turkey began administering the shots developed by China's Sinovac to health workers ...

Entertainment »

Actress Sallha Khanom Nadia


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Sallha Khanom Nadia is a popular face among the viewers of the small screen. While making exceptional story based dramas directors have increased their interest to take her in their works. For this reason, she has been passing busy days with acting for last few years. Recently ...

Editorial »

Tech Board must fight irregularities


The SSC Vocational exams in 2019 and 2020 under Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) have found truth in some allegations of frauds in admission and results. It is said that those involved in the wrong doings are helped by some senior officials of the Board. Two computer operators have recently ...

Business & Economy »

Saudi Ambassador in Dhaka Essa Yusuf Essa Al Dulaihan poses for a photograph after opening an office of Engineering Dimension International Investment LLC (EDII) at Gulshan in the capital on Wednesday.


City »

Chairman of United Islami Party Maulana Ismail Hossain speaks at a press conference at his office in the city's Uttara on Thursday in protest against attack by terrorists.


Football »

Icardi, Neymar score to secure Pochettino's first trophy


Agency :Mauro Icardi and Neymar scored as Paris Saint-Germain beat rivals Marseille 2-1 to win an eighth consecutive Trophee des Champions on Wednesday, which also ended new coach Mauricio Pochettino's 12-year wait for his first title as a coach.The Argentine started his coaching career in 2009 with Spanish club Espanyol ...

Entertainment »

Shakira tunes in to trend of selling music rights


Colombian pop superstar Shakira has become the latest artist to sell the rights to her catalogue of 145 songs to London-listed Hipgnosis Songs Fund, the investment firm said on Wednesday, as the Coronavirus crisis crushes concert earnings. The three-time Grammy award winner, famous for her songs such as Hips Don't ...

Editorial »

We bought vaccine at a cost 47pc higher yet uncertain to get


THE Bangladesh government has bought the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Serum Institute of India at a price 47 per cent higher than that the Indian government has paid. Bangladesh has paid $4 per vaccine but India paid $2.72 for each dose, according to Indian media report and Bangladesh officials also ...

Football »

Atletico stretch La Liga lead with Sevilla win


Atletico Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to four points on Tuesday after a 2-0 win over Sevilla that strengthened their title credentials.Goals in each half from Angel Correa and substitute Saul Niguez on a freezing night following historic snowfall in the Spanish capital allowed Diego ...

Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Health »

  1. Covid-19 misinformation leading to deaths and injuries
  2. Snippets
  3. District News and Picture

Anniversary Issue 2020 »

  1. Advocacy of Humanism by Rabindranath and Nazrul
  2. Light Engineering sector In Bangladesh and Its Required Modernization
  3. Human Rights What Are Human Rights?

Front Page »

  1. Locals clash with cops, set fire on police car
  2. Councilor-elect killed in post poll violence in Sirajganj
  3. PK Halder's assets found in India, Singapore, Canada

City »

  1. LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Tajul Islam speaks at the bill collection award distribution to Government and non-government banks at Dhaka WASA Bhaban on Saturday.
  2. State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, among others, at the inaugural ceremony of dredging of Rabanabad Channel of Paira Port at Kalapara in Patuakhali on Saturday.
  3. Bangladesh Hotel Restaurant Bakery Employees Union brings out a procession in the city's Topkhana Road on Saturday in protest against termination of employees in excuse of coronavirus pandemic.

Editorial »

  1. Unlicensed ridesharing services cause havoc to city passengers
  2. Poor knowledge index
  3. Free Speech In Wake Of Capitol Riot

Entertainment »

  1. Katy Perry reveals the most important thing in her life
  2. Urmila, Sabbir, Ireen Tany share the screen for Eid serial
  3. Sumon’s four decades in acting, two eras in direction

Sports »

  1. President of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) and Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed presided over the meeting of the Executive Committee of BOA at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Saturday.
  2. Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games in April
  3. United face acid test of title credentials

Football »

  1. Bilbao stun Real Madrid to reach Spanish Super Cup final
  2. Man United face title test in Liverpool showdown
  3. Icardi, Neymar score to secure Pochettino's first trophy

Cricket »

  1. Lovello title sponsor of Bangabandhu BD-WI series
  2. Australia frustrated as rain dampens decider Test against India
  3. BCB announces 18-member ODI squad

Chittagong »

  1. A view of the Books distribution program among the students of Parents Care School& College in the port city.
  2. 16 fishermen rescued from Bay after 22 days
  3. Bangabandhu Homecoming Day observed in Ctg

National »

  1. A discussion meeting on Present status & future prospects of Agro-Vet-Aqua consulting opportunities in Bangladesh held at BAU
  2. Construction work of Sheikh Hasina Student Hall at Cumilla University is underway.
  3. A Narcotics Control Directorate's team led by Assistant Director AKM Didarul Alam arrested drug peddlers couple Shukkur Ali and Kamrunnessa with drugs from their house at Boro Station area in Chandpur district town on Tuesday afternoon.

Back Page »

  1. Voting ends amid stray violence
  2. 14 gang leaders directed MS-13 ‘Wave of Death,’ US says
  3. Sanitation worker gets first shot as India launches vaccination campaign

Business & Economy »

  1. Muhammed Ali, Advisor along with M. Reazul Karim, Managing Director and CEO of Premier Bank Limited, inaugurating its Islami banking window services 'Tijarah' at another six branches through virtually from the bank's head office in the city recently. Golam Awlia, AMD and senior management of the bank were also present.
  2. Sayed Naved Hossain, Director & CEO of Beximco Group, receiving the 'Client of the Year' award for being the highest exporter of Janata Bank Limited from the bank's Managing Director Abdus Salam Azad, at a function held at the bank's head office in the city on Thursday. Top officials from both sides were also present.
  3. M Fakhrul Alam, Managing Director of ONE Bank Limited, inaugurating its sub-branch at Darus Salam Road in Mirpur-1 in the city on Thursday. High officials of the bank and local elites were also present.

International »

  1. Museveni heads for election win, rival alleges fraud
  2. US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq, lowest mark in two decades
  3. South African scientists discover new chemicals that kill malaria parasite

Life »

  1. A reconciled mind is a beautiful thing
  2. Attachment theory and feminist politics
  3. Giving up meat often changes our choices of friends, lovers

Literature »

  1. Humour and humility walk hand in hand!
  2. Why do you make me crying by the seashore?
  3. Cartoonist, writer Dr Seuss

Campus Life »

  1. Turkish Ambassador calls on DU VC
  2. CU researchers received reception
  3. DIU declares 'Corona Special Waiver' of Tk. 22 Crore for Students

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Transnational and organized crime in Bangladesh
  2. Appeal invalid against sentence unless 50pc cheque amount deposited
  3. Steps in case failure of an investigating officer

Campus Cronical »

  1. Children should learn think critically about news
  2. Help kids learning at home
  3. Literacy tips for parents and caregivers

Art & Culture »

  1. Battling climate change and the pandemic through hygiene
  2. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  3. To the Root of Art

SKETCH »

  1. French-Spanish singer Manu Chao enthralls Dhaka audience
  2. Nasir Ali Mamun’s 59th solo photography exhibition at AFD
  3. Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2020

Weekend Plus »

  1. Ways to spot false news on Facebook Weekend Plus Desk
  2. Juggling work at home with kids
  3. What type of friends you should avoid

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Economy Amazing Bangladesh
  2. Education in & beyond 2020
  3. ...... 2021 Hope Best Year Ever
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