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No gas in some areas of Dhaka on Sunday


Staff Reporter :Gas supply will be suspended for 12 hours in Banani, Mohakhali DOHS, Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Avenue, East Nakhalpara, ...

UAE cancels visa extension for expatriates


Arab Times :The UAE Cabinet has revised its earlier regulations for residency visas of expatriates whose stay in the country ...

Floods, landslides kill 23 in Nepal, dozens missing


Reuters  :Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 23 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, ...

Over 60pc local newspapers shut due to Covid-19 pandemic: Survey


News Desk  :More than 60 per cent of the 456 local daily and weekly newspapers in six districts, including Dhaka, ...

Woman gang-raped in Savar


Our Correspondent :A housewife was reportedly gang-raped by four youths in Mugrakanda area of Savar, on the outskirt of the ...

80,000 people marooned in N-dists Flood situation worsens in Sunamganj, Sylhet


News Desk :The water level of the River Teesta and River Dharala were flowing above the danger level on Saturday ...

Regent Hospital, JKG group cheated us: DGHS


Staff Reporter :Directorate General of Health Services on Saturday claimed that it was cheated by Regent Hospital and JKG Group.Both ...

Dr Sabrina still `untouched`


Syed Shemul Parvez :Though the misdeeds of JKG Healthcare came to light more than two weeks back, the law enforcement ...

India, Myanmar earn Tk 60,000 cr per year by cattle smuggling Traders demand halt in meat import


Staff Reporter :India and Myanmar earn around Tk 60,000 crore every year by cattle-smuggling to Bangladesh, said the country's meat ...

Hotels, motels, restaurants, tourist spots in Cox's Bazar will remain closed


Our correspondent :Residential hotels, motels, cottages, restaurants and tourist spots in Cox's Bazar, the country's main tourist destination, will remain ...

DCCs to set up 27 cattle markets ahead of Eid


Staff Reporter :A total of 27 cattle markets, including two permanent ones, are expected to be set up by the ...

30 die from corona, 2,686 infected in 24 hrs


Staff Reporter :Country on Saturday registered 30 deaths from coronavirus in the span of 24 hours, the Directorate General of ...

2.5 lakh Bangladeshis might be forced to leave


Noman Mosharef :Some 2.5 lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers might be forced to leave Kuwait after parliament approved expatriates quota Bill ...


Dr Sabrina still `untouched`


Syed Shemul Parvez :
Though the misdeeds of JKG Healthcare came to light more than two weeks back, the law enforcement agencies are yet to take any action against its chairperson Dr. Sabrina Arif Chowdhury.
Earlier police arrested JKG Healthcare CEO Ariful Chowdhury and four others for their alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam.
Even action has been taken against Regent Hospital.
The CEO of the JKG and Sabrina's husband Arif Chowdhury and six others were sent to jail on deception charges. But Sabrina still remains 'untouched' causing a countrywide criticism.   
It should be mentioned that law enforcement agencies recently raided Regent Hospital and JKG's establishments for providing fake corona reports.
However, the administration has promised to arrest her if found any guilty in the investigation.
Law enforcement sources said that Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury ...Read the full news

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Editorial »

When the ones highest in government don't regard law, don't blame DCs

A NATIONAL daily on Saturday reported that the Deputy Commissioners of nearly half of the country's 64 districts continue disregarding the government's directive to upload information on allocation and disbursement of relief and financial assistance on their respective websites. The Disaster Management and Relief Ministry has long been asking DCs ...

Health »

Hopeful RNA vaccine strategies in Covid-19 pandemic

Dr. Muhammad Torequl Islam :An injection of nucleic acids (e.g., RNA or DNA) into the experimental animals (e.g., mice) lead to the expression of some proteins encoded by the injected nucleic acid, suggesting a gene encoding a protein of a pathogen is necessary to create a vaccine. Both DNA and ...

International »

Meghan tries to stop her friends from being named in media lawsuit

CNN, London  :The battle between Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and a top British tabloid is heating up.Meghan's legal team has filed an application seeking to prevent Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Mail on Sunday, from publicly naming five friends who anonymously defended her against bullying in a US publication ...

International »

China's southern Jiangxi declares highest flood alert

Reuters, Beijing  :Jiangxi province in southern China issued its highest flood warning on Saturday, predicting a big overflow from a lake on the Yangtze River as torrential rain continues to batter much of the country, state media said. The Jiangxi government raised its flood-control response level to I from II, ...

Cricket »

Ben Stokes second fastest to reach 4000 runs and 150 wickets in Test cricket

England all-rounder and stand-in captain for the Southampton Test Ben Stokes became the second-fastest Test Cricketer to reach the milestone of 4000 Test runs and 150 Test wickets under his belt. The New Zealand-born cricketer achieved the historic feat while batting on Day 3 when he scalped Alzarri Joseph's wicket. ...

Entertainment »

Urvashi Rautela is promoting her film Virgin Bhanupriya

The trend of the digital release of films the due to shut down of theatres is no doubt affecting the entertainment business very badly but filmmakers and artists are trying their best to promote their projects on social media with their fans. Urvashi Rautela, a crowned Miss Diva Universe 2015 ...

Entertainment »

Quarantine led me to realise I prefer isolation: Bhumi Pednekar

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar says she has loved being by herself and has focussed on things that make her happy amid the pandemic. “One thing that I have learnt about myself is that I love isolation. I have loved being by myself. I saw a lot of people complaining that ...

City »

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda speaks at a meeting on law and order situation in Abu Sharaf Sadeque Auditorium at Keshabpur in Jashore on Saturday on the occasion of election of vacant Jashore-6 constituency.

City »

RAB-10 nabbed three criminals from South Keraniganj in Dhaka district on Friday for their alleged involvement in rape.


Cricket »

Five-for box ticked, now time to get a hundred, says Jason Holder

Agency :West Indies captain Jason Holder said "my Test is far from over" after he rocked England with a career-best six-wicket haul on the second day of the series opener at Southampton on Thursday.Holder, the world's top-ranked all-rounder, took 6-42 as England were dismissed for 204 to surpass his previous ...

International »

Mayor of Seoul found dead

Reuters :One of South Korea's most prominent elected officials and longtime mayor of the capital, Seoul, was found dead on Friday after his daughter reported him missing amid a criminal investigation and media reports of alleged sexual harassment.Officers using drones and sniffer dogs found Mayor Park Won-soon's body at Mt ...

Entertainment »

Sanya Malhotra says about her co-star Vidya Balan

Sanya Malhotra is a phenomenal actress and has always delivered performances that will stay with us. Sanya Malhotra shares her insights on the things she learnt from her co-star Vidya Balan during the shoot of Shakuntala Devi. The actress says, “The one thing that I have learnt from her is ...

Editorial »

Woes of our job seekers trafficked to Vietnam and other countries

The stranded illegally trafficked workers recently  forcibly  entered  our embassy in Vietnam and demanded help to send them back to Bangladesh as they had no way to pay for the airfare. The embassy officials informed the foreign ministry but the foreign ministry's reply was the government had no funds for ...

Sports »

Asia Cup postponed due to coronavirus

Agency :The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday evening confirmed what Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly had announced on July 8, that the 2020 Asia Cup has been cancelled.The ACC said that they are working towards securing June 2021 as a suitable window for ...

Business & Economy »

Mahmudur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Noakhali Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating its sub branch as chief guest at Dudmukha Bazar in Dagonbhuiyan in Feni recently. Businesspersons, Professionals and social elites were also present in the function.


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. How fluids move
  2. Snippets
  3. Neurological problems in coronavirus

Front Page »

  1. Regent Hospital, JKG group cheated us: DGHS
  2. Dr Sabrina still `untouched`
  3. India, Myanmar earn Tk 60,000 cr per year by cattle smuggling Traders demand halt in meat import

City »

  1. Bangladesh Kindergarten Oikya Parishad forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday demanding stimulus package to tackle Covid-19 pandemic
  2. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda speaks at a meeting on law and order situation in Abu Sharaf Sadeque Auditorium at Keshabpur in Jashore on Saturday on the occasion of election of vacant Jashore-6 constituency.
  3. 'No alternative to achieve skills on frontier technology to lead 4IR'

Editorial »

  1. Killing of Bangladeshis in border areas has increased
  2. When the ones highest in government don't regard law, don't blame DCs
  3. Urban Poverty Economic Disparities & Settlements

Entertainment »

  1. Big B shares this sweet moment with Abhishek and Shweta
  2. Urvashi Rautela is promoting her film Virgin Bhanupriya
  3. Prachi Desai has come unmissable relationship advice for her fans

Sports »

  1. Wimbledon to allocate prize money despite cancellation
  2. 1966 World Cup winner Jack Charlton dies
  3. Bolt says open to comeback if coach asks

Football »

  1. Real Madrid in sight of title after beating Alaves
  2. Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez (centre) in action with Hellas Verona's Marash Kumbulla (right) during the Italian Serie A soccer match at Rome on Thursday. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.
  3. Premier League's Golden Boot race hots up

Cricket »

  1. BCB to appoint psychologist for Young Tigers and Tigresses
  2. Shakib one of the top 5 all-rounders in World ODI cricket
  3. Ben Stokes second fastest to reach 4000 runs and 150 wickets in Test cricket

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. RANGPUR: An all-time record production of potato is likely in five districts of Rangpur agricultural region where harvesting the crop is nearing completion during the current Robi season.
  2. Corona situation in dists 3206 expatriates in home quarantine in Chandpur, Benapole, Rangpur
  3. Man sentenced to death for raping, burning girl

Back Page »

  1. Teachers protest provocative statement against BRUR authority
  2. Workers of J.K. Garments blocked road demanding their arrear salaries in the city's Shewrapara area on Saturday.
  3. Negative Pressure Isolation Canopy

Business & Economy »

  1. Mizanur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating the bank's Khilkhet sub-branch at Khilkhet in the city on Thursday. Dilshad Parveen, Vice President and Md Aslam Uddin, Social Organizer, among others, were present.
  2. Rural economy to be under pressure with returnees from cities: Experts
  3. Nagad, Southeast Bank, Mastercard Launch 'Add Money' Service

International »

  1. Srebrenica Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre
  2. Russia far east protest over Khabarovsk governor's arrest
  3. Meghan tries to stop her friends from being named in media lawsuit

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


  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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