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Mangrove forests in Patuakhali depleting fast endangering lives of locals   

Mangrove forest, which is known as ‘Green Wall’ that protected the people of the coastal district from the devastation of cyclone Sidr, is shrinking fast, thanks to unmindful felling ofRead More...

Livestock farmers busy fattening, nurturing cattle ahead of Eid 

Livestock farmers across the country are now busy fattening cattle as just one week is left for Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of Muslims when over one crore cattle areRead More...

Nuisance in public places by hijras sharply rising

‘Hijras still deprived of their basic rights’

Monty Paul, a private job holder, was hanging out with her boyfriend on the bank of Dhanmondi Lake one fine evening last month. Suddenly, three hijras appeared before them clappingRead More...

Attack on DU VC’s residence: Not much progress in probe  

Sleuths claim of identifying some perpetrators 

Over four months after the grisly attack at the official residence of Dhaka University’s Vice Chancellor, police are yet to make any headway in the case’s investigation except rounding upRead More...

Lax monitoring blamed for onion price hike ahead of Eid 

Both the homegrown and imported onions are getting pricey ahead of Eid-ul-Azha despite the fact that government allowed a duty free import of Indian onion.

Bigger, better, pricier- will Raja Babu wear the crown this Qurbani?

Last Qurbani, aged 2 years and 10 months, he weighed in at 39 maunds (1 maund = 40 kg in Bangladesh) and though he made an appearance at Gabtoli, hisRead More...

No conclusion yet over Habiganj gas field’s new reserve

Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Ltd (BGFCL) is yet to reach any conclusion over the gas reserve at the Well-1 of the Habiganj gas field which started its test production onRead More...

Law enforcement key, not heavy penalty to ensure road safety: Expert 

BD can show world its commitment for SDGs with serious efforts  

Bangladesh needs to address road safety issues seriously and take this as an opportunity to show the world considering the issue is already there in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saysRead More...

Cattle shortage during Eid-ul-Azha unlikely    

The country is unlikely to face any shortage of cattle during the Eid-ul-Azha this year as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough toRead More...

Malaysia finds Bangladesh big market; seeks awareness among investors

FTA between Dhaka, KL to boost trade, says Malaysian trade envoy  

Malaysia finds Bangladesh as a great market for its investors with huge opportunities, which the investors need to be made aware of, says a Malaysian diplomat.

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Sexual violence a tool to force ethnic minorities to migrate: Experts

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Bigger, better, pricier- will Raja Babu wear the crown this Qurbani?

Last Qurbani, aged 2 years and 10 months, he weighed in at 39 maunds (1 maund = 40 kg in Bangladesh) and though he made an appearance at Gabtoli, his ...

Malaysia finds Bangladesh big market; seeks awareness among investors

FTA between Dhaka, KL to boost trade, says Malaysian trade envoy  

Malaysia finds Bangladesh as a great market for its investors with huge opportunities, which the investors need to be made aware of, says a Malaysian diplomat.

Law enforcement key, not heavy penalty to ensure road safety: Expert 

BD can show world its commitment for SDGs with serious efforts  

Bangladesh needs to address road safety issues seriously and take this as an opportunity to show the world considering the issue is already there in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says ...

Cattle shortage during Eid-ul-Azha unlikely    

The country is unlikely to face any shortage of cattle during the Eid-ul-Azha this year as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to ...

Nuisance in public places by hijras sharply rising

‘Hijras still deprived of their basic rights’

Monty Paul, a private job holder, was hanging out with her boyfriend on the bank of Dhanmondi Lake one fine evening last month. Suddenly, three hijras appeared before them clapping ...

Livestock farmers busy fattening, nurturing cattle ahead of Eid 

Livestock farmers across the country are now busy fattening cattle as just one week is left for Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of Muslims when over one crore cattle are ...

Lax monitoring blamed for onion price hike ahead of Eid 

Both the homegrown and imported onions are getting pricey ahead of Eid-ul-Azha despite the fact that government allowed a duty free import of Indian onion.

Attack on DU VC’s residence: Not much progress in probe  

Sleuths claim of identifying some perpetrators 

Over four months after the grisly attack at the official residence of Dhaka University’s Vice Chancellor, police are yet to make any headway in the case’s investigation except rounding up ...

No conclusion yet over Habiganj gas field’s new reserve

Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Ltd (BGFCL) is yet to reach any conclusion over the gas reserve at the Well-1 of the Habiganj gas field which started its test production on ...