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  • Bangladesh loses 1pc GDP for air pollution: WB study December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: Bangladesh is losing one percent GDP every year due to air pollution, which is a key barrier to the countrys vision to become an upper-middle income country, according to a new World Bank analysis. Bangladesh must check environmental degradation, particularly in urban areas and become climate resilient for achieving the ...more
  • Comilla win the toss and elect to field December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: Comilla Victorians have won the toss and elected to field first against Rangpur Riders in the second qualifier to determine who will face Dhaka Dynamites in the final of this BPL season. The match will start at 6:00pm local time at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Rangpur Riders and Comilla Victorians ...more
  • RU Fine Arts Faculty Dean Mustfizur resigns December 10, 2017
    Rajshahi: Prof Mustfizur Rahman, dean of the Fine Arts Faculty of Rajshahi University (RU), on Sunday resigned from his post after the university authorities found him guilty of adding sectarian questions in the question paper of first year admission test. Prof Mustafizur Rahman, who was the coordinator of the admission test ...more
  • 3 CDA engineers arrested over graft charges December 10, 2017
    Chittagong: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in a drive on Sunday arrested three engineers of the Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) over graft charges. The arrestees areassistant engineers Golam Sarwar and Hamidul Haque, and deputy assistant engineer Jahangir Alam. Nurul Islam, assistant additional director of ACC, said that a team arrested them from CDA ...more
  • HC to hear rule over ‘Joy Bangla’ slogan Jan 18 December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: The High Court on Sunday set January 18 for hearing a rule issued asking the authorities concerned to explain why Joy Bangla should not be declared as the national slogan. The HC also asked the government to present its policy or observation, if any, in this regard within the given ...more
  • Who will face Dhaka Dynamites in BPL final? December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: Rangpur Riders and Comilla Victorians will battle it out in the second qualifier to determine who will face Dhaka Dynamites in the final of this BPL season. Both Rangpur and Comilla have plenty of international stars who have lit up the league. Rangpur, however, have had a better build-up to ...more
  • ICT to emerge as biggest contributor to export bucket: PM December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed the optimism that the ICT sector will be the biggest contributor to the countrys foreign currency earning in near future. I think this (ICT) will be our biggest contributor to the export bucket, we want to give training to our children towards that ...more
  • EC to decide DNCC mayoral by-polls in two days December 10, 2017
    Dhaka: Election Commission acting Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Sunday said the decision on the by-polls to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be taken within the next couple of days. The Commission will sit in a meeting within one or two days and take decision on the ...more
  • 176 sacks of OMS rice seized in Rajshahi, one arrested December 10, 2017
    Rajshahi: Police in a drive seized a truck carrying 176 sacks of rice meant for open market sale (OMS) at Sapura in the city on Sunday and arrested its driver. Tipped off, police conducted the drive around 12:30pm when the rice-laden truck was heading towards Baharampur from Rajshahi Sadar food godown, ...more
  • Man records himself raping minor girl, shares video with friends December 10, 2017
    India: In a shocking incident, a 57-year-old man was arrested for raping a 13-year-old girl, taking a video of the act and sharing it with his friends. As per the police the man ran a video game parlour in south Mumbai and perpetrated the crime after seeing the girl playing outside ...more

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