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Fine for violation of Road Safety Act will be implemented in phases: O, Quader


Staff Reporter: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday expressed hope that implementation ...

Seven people killed in Ctg gas pipe blast


Staff Reporter : At least seven people were killed and 15 more injured in a gas pipeline blast at a ...

BNP's countrywide demo against onion price hike tomorrow


BNP will stage protest rallies across the country on Monday against the unusual hike in the prices of essentials, including ...

Stored rotten onions dumped in canal


Staff Reporter :The price of onion was increasing by the hour and it reached Tk 260 a kg in the ...

Legal battle cannot be the last battle for forcing Myanmar: Military action can't be ruled out

By Editorial Desk

The Rohingyas are now hoping of getting justice following a lawsuit with the highest UN court and the ICC's approval ...

Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged crimes against Rohingya


Al Jazeera News :Myanmar has rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as its ...

Don't blame traders, learn to accept failure

By Editorial Desk

As the price of onion skyrocketed in the kitchen markets raising its value at Tk. 250-Tk. 260 per kilogram, a ...

Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders


Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Onion market across the country remains highly volatile and price of the key cooking ingredient keeps surging ...

New onion hits market


UNB, Faridpur :Amid its serious short supply across the country, the farmers here have started selling the newly-harvested local variety ...

7 die, 25 hurt in Ctg gas line blast


Staff Reporter :At least seven persons, including two of a family, were killed and 25 injured in a "gas pipeline ...

Writ seeks probe into price hike


Staff Reporter :A writ petition was filed on Sunday with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court seeking direction ...

Newspaper industry facing crisis


Special Correspondent  :Once mighty newspaper industry is now in big trouble owing to declining income, circulation, and challenges arise from ...

Samrat on 6-day remand again

By bdnews24.com

The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC has been given six days to grill expelled Jubo League Ismail Chowdhury Samrat  for possession ...


Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders


Kazi Zahidul Hasan :
Onion market across the country remains highly volatile and price of the key cooking ingredient keeps surging by hours, as cartelization and manipulation are believed to be thriving despite the government efforts to tame it.
Retail onion prices have already crossed over Tk 250 per kg in the capital. Similar price spike also seen in other cities as well taking advantage of an active market manipulation by 'handful' importers and wholesale traders.
Market insiders said big importers have already adopted 'paperless' trade to manipulate onion market and escape from the government's agencies involved in market monitoring.
Against this backdrop, agro-economists and consumer rights groups urged the government to set stock holding limits on retailers and wholesalers to make onion available for distribution in the market.
"Raids in markets will not help ...Read the full news

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Editorial »

No medicine should be marketed without testing

THE people of Bangladesh have no way to know about the quality of medicine as the controlling authority has the capacity to test less than 10 per cent of the drugs sold in the country. The government-run drug testing laboratories in the country do not have the ability to test ...

Sports »

Thiem dethrones Zverev to set up London final against Tsitsipas

Dominic Thiem beat defending champion Alexander Zverev on Saturday to join Roger Federer's conqueror Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the ATP Finals in London.The Austrian fifth seed saw off the big-serving German 7-5, 6-3 after Greece's Tsitsipas, making his debut at the tournament, had earlier beaten Federer 6-3, 6-4.Thiem ...

Entertainment »

It feels surreal to act with Thalapathy: Soundarya Nandakumar

Singer and actress Soundarya Nandakumar, who is known for her work in the TV soap Pagal Nilavu and the viral short film Yours Shamefully, has been roped in for Lokesh Kanagaraj’s #Thalapathy64. Ask the actress how she landed the role, and she says, “They had approached me after seeing my ...

International »

Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017: Polls

Reuters, London :British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party have the highest level of support since 2017, according to opinion polls published on Saturday.The Dec. 12 election was called to end three years of disagreement over Brexit that has sapped investors' faith in the stability of the world's fifth largest ...

International »

Taiwan President chooses running mate who Chinese paper wanted arrested

Reuters, Taipei :Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the island's formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest.Self-ruled and democratic Taiwan is claimed by China as ...

City »

Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum, a platform of pro-BNP lawyers, on Sunday observed a 'foot march' program on the Supreme Court premises demanding BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's immediate release from jail. Advocate Khandker Mahbub Hossain, Convener of the Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum, Member Secretary of the Forum Adv Fazlur Rahman, Co-Conveners Adv Mir Mohammad Nasir Uddin, Adv Zainul Abedin, Barrister A M Mahbub Uddin Khokan, Adv Masud Ahmed Talukder and Barrister Kayser Kamal, among others, were present on the occasion.

Editorial »

Bolivia's political crisis and the role of US

Political crisis in Bolivia has taken a crucial turn. The landlocked country in western-central South America region has been witnessing political unrest after a presidential election held by former president Evo Morales allegedly to stay in power for the fourth time. Getting an asylum, Bolivia's first indigenous president Morales fled ...

Cricket »

Captain of Bangladesh National Cricket (ODI) team Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, MP, inaugurating the Pran-DRU Media Cricket Tournament by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday.

Sports »

Nadal bows out on top of the world

Rafael Nadal was unable to crown his season with a first ATP Finals title but he ends it as world number one and with a chance to lead Spain to Davis Cup glory.The Spaniard, who came to London under an injury cloud, had a terrible start to his week at ...

Entertainment »

Actress Tisha to make debut as film producer

Entertainment Desk :Two-time National Film Award winning actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha made her film debut with 'Third Person Singular Number' for which she was awarded Meril Prothom Alo Award in Best Film Actress (Critics') category.Tisha started her acting career through the drama 'Shat Prohorer Kabbo' in 1998. Now  near after ...

International »

US Air Force Chief of Staff calls for Gulf Arab unity to counter Iran

Reuters, Dubai :United States Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein on Saturday pressed Gulf Arab states to reconcile differences and unify military capabilities as tensions with Iran simmer.Washington sees an ongoing dispute that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf state Egypt have with Qatar as a ...

Editorial »

Development unmet due to prevailing corruption

GLOBAL Bribery Risk Index put Bangladesh in the top position "Country with the highest risk" in terms of bribery threats in South Asia, in the updated index report titled Trace Bribery Risk Matrix, Bangladesh scored 72 out of 100 this year, which is two points higher than last year and ...

Entertainment »

Shahnaz Khushi wants to work in big screen

Entertainment Report :Creating hype among the viewers to mark in the field of acting by playing challenging roles on the small screen, Shanaz Khushi is now a household name to all. Shahnaz Khushi is a successful actress on the small screen. But she was never seen appearing in any movie ...

International »

North Korea rejects US offer of December talks

Reuters, Seoul :  North Korea said on Thursday it had turned down a U.S. offer for fresh talks, saying it was not interested in more talks merely aimed at "appeasing us" ahead of a year-end deadline Pyongyang has set for Washington to show more flexibility in negotiations.Kim Myong Gil, North ...

Editorial »

Industrial Policy

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury :Industrial policy refers to the promotion of new investments and technology by governments to encourage the growth and development of specific economic sectors. However, scepticism persists about the feasibility and desirability of using industrial policy, especially of the ability to 'pick winners', often accused ...

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

Front Page »

  1. Don't blame traders, learn to accept failure
  2. Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders
  3. New onion hits market

City »

  1. Different women rights organizations formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club yesterday after submitting memorandum to the Ministry of Home Affairs demanding security of female workers in their workplace abroad.
  2. Sundarbans survive massive impact of cyclone Bulbul
  3. President, PM pay tributes to Bhasani

Editorial »

  1. Need a functional illiteracy eradication policy
  2. No medicine should be marketed without testing
  3. Voter Registration

Entertainment »

  1. Charlize Theron won’t ever ‘compromise’ for a man
  2. Apu Biswas gets Alokito Nari Award
  3. After working in Panipat, I realised I love action: Kriti

Sports »

  1. Korean teen sensation wins Panasonic Open
  2. Record attendance at women's soccer game in Brazil
  3. The Netherlands' Thomas Krol (center) winner of the men's 1000 meters race celebrates on the podium with second placed China's Zhongyan Ning (left) and the Netherlands' Kjeld Nuis during the speed skating World Cup at the Minsk ice arena in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

Football »

  1. Euro 2020 takes shape as Netherlands, Germany and Croatia qualify
  2. Bale says he gets more enjoyment from Wales than Real Madrid
  3. Finland into first major finals as Sweden seal Euro 2020 place

Cricket »

  1. Bangladesh begin preparation for pink ball Test
  2. Amazing Ruyel hands Sylhet NCL victory in two days
  3. Bangladesh taste defeat in 1st Test match against India

Chittagong »

  1. Faraz Karim demands filing of murder case against responsible involved
  2. Desired dev impossible without women's participation: Fazilatunesa
  3. CCC Mayor vows to provide medicare expenses to gas tragedy victims

National »

  1. GOPALGANJ : Kazi Shahidul Islam ,ADC General, Gopalganj speaking at the inaugural function of Income Tax Fair-2019 in Gopalganj on Saturday.
  2. GANGACHARA (Rangpur): Gangachara Upazila Health Complex brought out a rally on the occasion of the World Prematurity Day yesterday.
  3. KISHOREGANJ (Nilphamari): Activities of Village Court is going on at Bahagiri Union in Nilphamari District recently.

Back Page »

  1. PM joins Dubai Airshow opening ceremony
  2. PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin
  3. Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa wins presidency

Business & Economy »

  1. Eric Hwang, Managing Partner of Graval (HK) and Reshma Mohsen, Chairperson of Effective English Development Partner (EEDP), pose for photograph after signing a MoU at its head office in the city recently. Top executives from both the sides were also present.
  2. Regional industrialisation crucial for sustainable dev: BCI President
  3. Bourses display upbeat

International »

  1. Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017: Polls
  2. US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by N Korea
  3. Taiwan President chooses running mate who Chinese paper wanted arrested

Life »

  1. Thermoplasty
  2. Teen Girls' Social Media Use
  3. Policy accountability on women, adolescent health

Literature »

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

Campus Life »

  1. DIU Chair speaks at Arab Investors Confce
  2. Aga Khan Academy team meets DU VC
  3. China Govt Scholarship for NUB Students

Feature »


Law and Justice »

  1. But must act in accordance with law
  2. No legal bar to initiate suit before Civil Court in case of failed settlement
  3. Artha Rin Adalat Ain (VIII of 2003)

Campus Cronical »

  1. What's Wrong with Debates
  2. Struggle for Learning
  3. Working Mothers and Their Children

Art & Culture »

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


  1. Thibault Cauvin’s classical guitar concert at Shilpakala Academy
  2. Photography exhibition ‘Humans of ICPD: Faces of Bangladesh’
  3. Bharat Bangladesh Film Awards (BBFA) 2019

Weekend Plus »

  1. The Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong
  2. Onion Soup
  3. Mustard Chicken

New Nation Supplement »

  1. O thou desert wind
  2. Hazrat Muhammad (Sm) and the rights of women
  3. Surah Muhammad
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