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Cox's Bazar OC suspended as drug dealer dies in police custody

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Our Correspondent :Cox's Bazar Sadar police station's Officer-in-Charge Shahjahan Kabir has been suspended after a contraband yaba trader died in ...

Russia is first to register Covid-19 vaccine worldwide

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TASS :Russia's President Vladimir Putin, opening a meeting with the state officials, reported of the registration in Russia of the ...

At least 81 people killed as South Sudan's disarmament erupts in violence

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Reuters, Juba : At least 81 people have been killed in the South Sudan region of Warrap State following heavy fighting ...

Scientists ask: Without trial data, how can we trust Russia's vaccine?

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Reuters, London :An announcement by Russia on Tuesday that it will approve a Covid-19 vaccine after less than two months ...

OC withdrawn for slapping ASI in Barguna

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Our Correspondent :The officer-in-charge of Bamna Police Station in Barguna was withdrawn today for slapping an assistant sub-inspector of police ...

Health, media workers will be vaccinated first: DGHS DG

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Our Correspondent :Director General of the Health Services (DGHS) Dr Abul Bashar Md Khurshid Alam said frontline health workers and ...

The OC was not an ordinary OC

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A Cox's Bazar court has remanded three police officers -- Teknaf police station's Officer-in-Charge (OC) Pradeep Kumar Das, Baharchhara police ...

Overhead cables dangle with electric poles not only destroying the scenic beauty of the capital, but also poses high risk of fatal accident at any time. The photo was taken from Motijheel area on Tuesday.

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Lowest GDP growth in 18 years amid pandemic

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Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Bangladesh's economy grew last fiscal year at the slowest pace in 18 years due to Covid-19 pandemic.The ...

RAB arrests three

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Our Correspondent :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three people -- made witnesses in the murder case filed by ...

OC Pradeep, Liakat, Nanda Dulal not taken to RAB custody yet

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Our Correspondent :The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the investigating agency in the Sinha murder case, is yet to take the ...

Shortfall in revenue collection continues

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Al Amin :Revenue collection deficit from the target widened further in July, the first month of the current fiscal year, ...

RMG worker gang-raped in Narayanganj

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Our Correspondent  :A garment worker was allegedly gang-raped by five unknown youths in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj.The victim filed a ...

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Lowest GDP growth in 18 years amid pandemic

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Kazi Zahidul Hasan :
Bangladesh's economy grew last fiscal year at the slowest pace in 18 years due to Covid-19 pandemic.
The world's 41st largest economy expanded by 5.24 per cent in the fiscal year 2019-20, according to the provisional estimation of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).
"Bangladesh is facing a major economic crisis caused by Covid-19 pandemic. The debilitating effects of the pandemic have been felt on all sectors of the economy and thus lowered the GDP growth," Dr  Ahsan H Mansur, Executive Director, Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI), told The New Nation on Tuesday.
He observed the domestic economy gets a new start after months long lockdowns to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. "This is just the start and the recovery is going to be very slow. The economy is ...Read the full news

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Mere warning will not do if the corrupt ones remain unabated


MEDIA report said that the government has taken a move to rein in the soaring cost of development projects and the Planning Minister is going to hold a meeting with Secretaries of the Development Ministries and Planning Commission officials to find out ways how to plug corruption and misuse of ...

City »

Devotees of the Hindu community offer prayers on the occasion of Janmashtami. The snap was taken from the city's Swamibag Mandir on Tuesday.


International »

China accused of seeking to turn Taiwan into `the next Hong Kong`


Al Jazeera News :Taiwan faces an increasingly difficult position as China pressures the democratic island to accept conditions that would turn it into the next Hong Kong, its top diplomat told visiting US Health Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday.Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level US official to ...

International »

Turkey says it will license new Mediterranean areas this month


Reuters, Nkara : Turkey will issue seismic exploration and drilling licenses in new areas of the eastern Mediterranean by the end of August and continue its operations in the region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, amid tensions with Greece.NATO allies Turkey and Greece are at odds over overlapping claims ...

Business & Economy »

India-Bangladesh ties, connectivity create new trade opportunities: Riva


Indian High Commissioner here Riva Ganguly Das on Tuesday said excellent India-Bangladesh bilateral relations and recent connectivity initiatives in railways and inland waterways created new business opportunities as these reduced trade cost between the two neighbouring countries."With resilient economies and robust business environment, both the countries will not only be ...

Business & Economy »

Emirates launches special portal for trade partners


Business Desk :Emirates has rolled out a brand new, state-of-the-art online gateway to serve its travel trade partners around the world.Tailored for each market, and personalised for each partner to cater to their unique business environment and needs, the Emirates Partners Portal is a one-stop shop for travel industry partners ...

Football »

Dortmund flexing their muscles, Sancho must stay


Borussia Dortmund are flexing their muscles in their efforts to keep England forward Jadon Sancho at the club.In the club's pre-season training-camp in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, the 2012 German Champions sporting director Michael Zorc announced the surprising news."We plan on having Jadon Sancho in our team this season," Zorc commented. ...

Football »

Ronaldinho set for August 24 release


AFP, Asuncion :Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on August 24 following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial sources told AFP on Monday.The former Barcelona, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain star was detained alongside his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira on March 6, accused of entering ...

Editorial »

Disburse credit to micro-businesses at low interest rate to survive


COTTAGE and micro-industry entrepreneurs are not getting loans from the government's Tk 20,000 crore stimulus package, while banks are disbursing most of the loans to medium industries. As a result, many cottage and micro-industries are on the verge of permanently shutting down as they have no working capital to survive. ...

City »

`Bangladesher Biplabi Workrts Party` forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday to realize its various demands including rehabilitation of flood-affected people.


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International »

Beirut blast destroys iconic 19th Century Palace


AP :Last week's Beirut blast destroyed the 160-year-old landmark Sursock Palace, one of the most storied buildings in the Lebanese capital which withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence.After the country's 1975-1990 civil war, it took 20 years of careful restoration ...

Business & Economy »

Mohammad Forkanullah, SEVP of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) Principal Branch, inaugurating an ATM Booth at Zaman Tower in city's Purana Paltan recently. Md. Abdul Mottaleb, Head of Branches Control and General Banking Division along with other senior officials of the bank and local elites were also present.


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Deaths in road crash don`t bother the ministry of the government


AT LEAST 17 people were killed in four separate road mishaps in Mymensingh, Chuadanga, Narayanganj and Manikganj on Friday. During the Eid rush of travelling home and back, 242 people were killed and 331 injured in 201 road accidents across the country. Road accident is everyday tragedy for Bangladesh as ...

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Bangladesh Naval Warship `Sangram` leaves Chattagram Naval Jetty on Sunday in order to join United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon.


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Sports »

Serena Williams is fit and ready to play after 6-month break


AP, Lexington :Serena Williams flexed and then kissed a sinewy right bicep to show down time well spent in training even without bench pressing."This is God given, thank you very much," the 23-time Grand Slam champion said as she thanked her mother, Oracene.Williams now looks to flex her muscles on ...

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

Front Page »

  1. The OC was not an ordinary OC
  2. Overhead cables dangle with electric poles not only destroying the scenic beauty of the capital, but also poses high risk of fatal accident at any time. The photo was taken from Motijheel area on Tuesday.
  3. Lowest GDP growth in 18 years amid pandemic

City »

  1. The humanitarian assistance sent for the affected people of Beirut blast by aircraft of BAF C-130J was handed over to the representative of Lebanon government on Monday.
  2. 'Bangabandhu's killing was part of plot to destroy Bangladesh'
  3. Chairman of Bangladesh Labour Party Dr Mostafizur Rahman Iran speaks at a memorial meeting on former Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Prof Dr Emajuddin Ahmed organised by Bangladesh Chhatra Mission in the city's Nayapalton on Tuesday.

Editorial »

  1. Improve market management to save farmers
  2. Mere warning will not do if the corrupt ones remain unabated
  3. Nuclear Weapons In The Era Of 21st Century

Entertainment »

  1. Band star Sumon’s Save Our World
  2. Shah Abdul Karim’s songs in voice of Ayesha Mousumi
  3. Bhabna plays mentally challenged person in To-let

Sports »

  1. Konta says she had heart palpitations during Lexington Open defeat
  2. Collin Morikawa wins to deny Paul Casey first major
  3. Gomes signs five-year deal with Lille

Football »

  1. Dortmund flexing their muscles, Sancho must stay
  2. Greek defender Tsimikas joins Liverpool
  3. Ronaldinho set for August 24 release

Cricket »

  1. Bangladesh to visit New Zealand in February
  2. BCB announces U-19 squad for four-week camp in BKSP
  3. IPL gets govt clearance for UAE edition

Chittagong »

  1. Birth centenary of Bangabandhu celebrated at Parents Care School
  2. Cononavirus detection kits reach Ctg
  3. Members of Coastguard arrested two persons with 1.5 lakh Yaba tablets on Saturday.

National »

  1. A farmer with gloomy face is seen beside his pond that washed away by rainwater which cost him Tk4 lakh loss of fish business. This photo was taken from Char Laxmipur village at Modhukhali upazila of Faridpur.
  2. Sangbadpatro Kormo-Karta Oikya Parishad forms a human chain in front of Chattogram Press Club demanding to resume all closed newspapers.
  3. Kishorganj district administration conducts a drive on Monday to evict illegal structures and recovered government land at Karpasha in Nikli Haor Upazila of Kishorganj.

Back Page »

  1. Money laundering case Charge framing hearing against ex-CJ Sinha on Aug 13
  2. Different low-lying areas in Dhaka have already been submerged by the floodwater where dwellers have no other way but to use small boats for moving even for household works. This photo was taken from Khilgaon area on Tuesday.
  3. 49 computers stolen from BSMRSTU library!

Business & Economy »

  1. Debenhams to cut 2,500 more jobs amid pandemic
  2. US says IMF economic outlook too pessimistic
  3. Saudi Aramco chief sounds optimistic over oil demand rise

International »

  1. China accused of seeking to turn Taiwan into `the next Hong Kong`
  2. Indian independence hero Gandhi's iconic glasses go on sale in UK
  3. UN investigator says Facebook has not shared 'evidence' of Myanmar crime

Life »

  1. Does the coronavirus increase sociability?
  2. Drug Addiction vs. Drug Dependence Difference is often misunderstood
  3. Changing Behavior

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. Benajir Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Members-Board of Trustees, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Treasurer, Directors, Administrative heads are seen during celebration of Mujib Shoto Borsho 2020, Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at North South University.
  2. DIU hosts seminar on 1971 War Babies
  3. Freshers' reception held at Jagannath University

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

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. Manik Mia A Man Of Indomitable Character
  2. The Unit­ed Front
  3. Independence : Role of Bengali Defence personnel
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