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2 shown arrested in terror case


Staff Reporter  :A former teacher of Lakehead Grammar School and a British-Bangladeshi were shown arrested on Tuesday in a case ...

Rajshahi DC starts buying paddy from farmers


Rajshahi Correspondent  :Deputy Commissioner (DC) in Rajshahi on Wednesday procured paddy directly from the farmers.He procured paddy while visiting houses ...

HC for installing fire extinguishers in public vehicles


Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Wednesday directed the government to explain in four weeks as to why it ...

Guaidó may negotiate with Maduro


The New York Times, Caracas  :It was a daring gambit: Juan Guaidó, Venezuela's opposition leader, stood by a military base ...

India monitors network of IS in Bangladesh


The Economic Times, New Delhi  :India is keeping close tabs on the network of Islamic State not only in Sri ...

May's last attempt to salvage Brexit deal at risk


AFP  :British Prime Minister Theresa May's final bid to salvage her EU divorce deal appeared doomed on Wednesday as pro-Brexit ...

BB reserve heist 5 RCBC officials sued


Philstar.com :The Department of Justice filed an anti-money laundering charge against five more officials of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp ...

Probe finds RAJUK’s irregularities in permitting FR Tower construction

By bdnews24.com

More than 50 officials of the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha, or RAJUK, including its former chairman, committed a series of irregularities ...

Brexit: May asked by her MPs to go

By BBC Online

The prime minister is facing calls to resign amid a backlash against her Brexit plan from Conservative MPs.Several cabinet ministers ...

Advance Eid train ticket sale starts


Hundreds of people thronged five places, including Kamalapur railway station, in the capital on Wednesday to purchase train tickets in ...

Fare-traps for homegoers


Md Joynal Abedin Khan  :Millions of home-bound passengers are forced to pay extra charges to buy tickets from well-known bus ...

Rice import duty finally enhanced


Special Correspondent  :The government has finally imposed a higher duty on import of rice to encourage and sustain local production.Import ...

Civil Surgeon gave false report on rape victim


Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Wednesday ordered the Director General of the Directorate of Health Services to conduct ...


Advance Eid train ticket sale starts


Hundreds of people thronged five places, including Kamalapur railway station, in the capital on Wednesday to purchase train tickets in advance for travelling during the Eid-ul-Fitr.
Tickets for May 31 are being sold on the first day.
This year, the crowd is smaller compared to previous years as tickets are being sold at different places.
But even so, many people said they had been standing in queue since Tuesday midnight and early Wednesday.
Tickets can be purchased through mobile apps too.  A number of people said that they failed to buy tickets using apps.
While visiting Kamalapur, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said if people fail to buy tickets through apps, then the remaining tickets will be sold at the counters after May 27.
More than 5,000 tickets had been bought using the apps, he said.
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Editorial »

BB failing to lead banking sector

WHEN there are huge frustrations among the political circle, civil society members and the ordinary masses over ongoing banking irregularities, at that time the High Court has halted the loan rescheduling facilities for defaulters till June 23, earlier offered by the central bank, the Bangladesh Bank. The HC on Tuesday ...

Sports »

With the world at her feet, Osaka takes Paris in her stride

AFP, Paris :Twelve months ago at Roland Garros, an embarrassed Naomi Osaka bristled at being hailed as the 'coolest thing' in tennis.Now, however, the 21-year-old Japanese returns to Paris as comfortably the sport's hottest ticket with the world number one billing, a bank balance bursting at the seams and on ...

International »

Top officials say US doesn't want war with Iran

AP, Washington :Top Trump administration officials have told Congress that recent actions by the U.S. have deterred Iranian attacks on American forces. But some lawmakers remain deeply skeptical of the White House approach in the Middle East.After Tuesday's closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting ...

Entertainment »

Samantha Akkineni’s Oh Baby first look unveiled

The first look of Samantha Akkineni’s upcoming film Oh Baby is unveiled on a special occasion. Suresh Productions, one of the reputed banners of the Telugu Film Industry, which was established by late producer Rama Naidu, has completed 55 years in the industry. On the occasion of this big day, ...

Editorial »

Why youths taking life risk to get a job in foreign lands?

STATE Minister for Foreign Affairs yesterday said the government has taken zero tolerance policy against illegal migration. "Our government will not tolerate any illegal practices in migration. Even a single case of harassment and a life lost is important... one success story of reaching Europe illegally cannot be an example ...

City »

Bangladesh Sammilita Peshajibi Parishad formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday demanding release and proper treatment of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia.

Football »

Japan's Honda quits Melbourne Victory after one season

AFP, Melbourne :Japanese superstar Keisuke Honda Tuesday announced he will leave Melbourne Victory this week after one season as he pursues new challenges.The former AC Milan striker, one of the highest profile names in Asian football, was an instant hit with fans, with his early season form drawing rave reviews.However, ...

International »

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant

Reuters, New Delhi :India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The counting of votes cast in the seven-phase general election will take place on Thursday, ...

National »

EED implements Tk 2259.12 cr uplift schemes in Rajshahi divn

BSS, Rajshahi :Education Engineering Department (EED) has implemented 5403 schemes involving around Tk 2259.12 crore in over last ten years in all eight districts under Rajshahi division.Implementation works of 503 other schemes are progressing with an estimated cost of around Tk 210.45 crore. Mijanur Rahman Engineer of EED, here said ...

Business & Economy »

Gazi Yar Mohammed, Agent Banking Head of ONE Bank Limited and Meskat Hossain Rakib, Director of Piickme Limited, exchanging an agreement signing document at the corporate office of the Bank in the city recently. Under the deal, OK Wallet customers will be able to make ride sharing payment and enjoy cash back and attractive prizes.

Entertainment »

Sonam Kapoor's first look from Cannes 2019

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor took time out for a brand photoshoot on her day two of Cannes 2019. The actor shared photos from the French Riviera on her social media accounts. Her sister Rhea Kapoor too shared photos as the Bollywood diva got ready for the photoshoot of a perfume ...

Entertainment »

It is holiday time for Sreelekha

Sreelekha Mitra is on a summer break. The actress, who was busy dubbing for films, has finally wrapped up her work and is chilling at her place right now. "Gorome ami dysfunctional hoye jai," she told us, adding, "I just finished dubbing Anik Dutta's Barunbabur Bandhu. While the film mainly ...

Editorial »

Save farmers, buy rice directly from them

DESPITE prevailing agony and dissatisfaction among the farmers across the country over the low price of paddy than their cost, the government has no plan to compensate or complying farmers' demand to procure directly instead of mediators - the millers. In the last couple of days we see farmers are ...

Football »

Mbappe wants responsibility, 'maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere'

AFP, Paris :Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe fuelled speculation surrounding his future on Sunday, saying that he wants "responsibilities, maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere".The 20-year-old backed up his excellent 2018 World Cup, where he scored four times as France won the trophy, by netting 38 times for PSG this season.He ...

International »

Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

AFP, Syria :Clashes between regime forces and jihadists raged Monday on the edge of the region held by Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate, following the deadly air raids overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The Idlib region controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is supposed to be protected from a government ...

Front Page »

  1. BB reserve heist 5 RCBC officials sued
  2. Probe finds RAJUK’s irregularities in permitting FR Tower construction
  3. Brexit: May asked by her MPs to go

City »

  1. Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain speaking at a prèss conference at the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday calling upon peasants-people to be united and save the country.
  2. BD provides free pry medi-care to 160 m people: Minister
  3. Rain with gusty wind likely

Editorial »

  1. Make remittance process easy for migrants
  2. BB failing to lead banking sector
  3. Crown Of Thorns

Entertainment »

  1. Samantha Akkineni’s Oh Baby first look unveiled
  2. I believe we will work together again: Apurba
  3. Lea Michele opens to reprise Glee role

Sports »

  1. Korean schoolgirl stuns badminton No.1 at Sudirman Cup
  2. Joe Root says England want to beat Australia's strongest side in World Cup and Ashes
  3. Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives for the basket as Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton (24) defends during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals in Toronto on Tuesday.

Football »

  1. Mauro Caballero of Chile's Union Española (left) fights for the ball with Jair Cespedes of Peru's Sporting Cristal, during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match in Santiago, Chile on Tuesday.
  2. Messi and Aguero in Argentina Copa America squad
  3. Chelsea to appoint Petr Cech as sporting director when he retires in the summer

Cricket »

  1. Shakib grabs top spot in ODI all-rounders’ ranking
  2. Mashrafe leaves Dhaka to join team in England
  3. Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory

Chittagong »

  1. Moheskhali-Anowara gas line starts transmission in June
  2. Silver Jubilee of KSCJP celebrated
  3. Bidi Consumers , Chattogram Unit formed a human chain for their 3- pint demands at Port City on Monday.

National »

  1. SUNDARGANJ (Gaibandha): Solaiman Ali, UNO, Sundarganj Upazila inaugurating rice procurement drive as Chief Guest on Sunday.
  2. GAIBANDHA: Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Gaibandha District Unit formed a human chain at DB Road demanding fair price of paddy on Tuesday.
  3. BARISHAL : Procurement of paddy directly from the farmers was inaugurated in Barishal on Tuesday.

Back Page »

  1. BB asks banks to follow HC directive
  2. Six killed after election riots erupt in Jakarta
  3. Second Gumti, Meghna bridges to be opened May 25

Business & Economy »

  1. An awareness build-up program on "Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism" was held at Bank Asia Tower in the city on Wednesday. A Rouf Chowdhury, Chairman, Mohd. Safwan Choudhury, Vice Chairman, Rumee A Hossain, Chairman of Board Executive Committee, Md. Nazrul Huda, Chairman of Risk Management Committee, Dilwar H Choudhury, Chairman of Audit Committee, Directors- Enam Chowdhury, M Shahjahan Bhuiyan, Mej. Gen. (Retd) Mohammad Matiur Rahman, Ashraful Haq Chowdhury and Managing Director Md Arfan Ali, among others, were present.
  2. Boutique house business becomes vibrant ahead of Eid
  3. BB enhances usance period for raw materials import in power sector

International »

  1. Monitor says no evidence of new Syria chemical attack
  2. Top officials say US doesn't want war with Iran
  3. Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake

Life »

  1. How others see you right now?
  2. Integrity matters if you want to create positive change Zoe Weil
  3. High insulin costs come under fire

Literature »

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

Campus Life »

  1. Guardian’s Ins Policy to survive academic life of students at DIU
  2. Seminar on ‘building militancy, drug free society’ at DU
  3. Students of Salimullah University College, Dhaka are seen at the Sampritee Olympiad against militancy, extremism held in the city's Salimullah University College recently. Shampa Rahman, Principal of the college was the chief guest at the Olympiad.

Feature »


Law and Justice »

  1. Jurisdiction of Admiralty Court
  2. Section 11 (6) of the Arbitration Act
  3. Further Investigation

Campus Cronical »

  1. Bring Back Native Languages
  2. Social Media and Global Friendship
  3. Life Skills Based Education

Art & Culture »

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


  1. WOW Dhaka Festival 2019
  2. Japanese woman fills a lonely village with life-sized dolls
  3. Sumon Kumar’s Rupomoy Bangla at Alliance Francaise

Weekend Plus »

  1. Some vacation ideas that even your kids will love
  2. Monsoon munchies: Satiate snacks craving with these easy recipes
  3. Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Tagore and Yeats : Appreciation and hostility
  2. May Day and human rights
  3. May Day : Achievement and expectation
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