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India has termed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s telephone call to greet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his victory in the Lok Sabha Elections- 2019 as a “reflection of the extraordinarily close and cordial ties between the two neighbours”.

At least 67 officers and employees of the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) and the Ministry of Housing and Public Works were involved in irregularities for approval and construction of Banani is FR Tower.

The government yesterday increased regulatory duty on rice import to 25 per cent from the existing 3 per cent in its move to raise the prices of paddy in local markets by discouraging import of the main staple food in the country.

Bangladesh signed a deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday for a $400 million loan to connect Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar by rail.

A suspected ‘drug peddler’ was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between two groups of drug peddlers in Koromdi Mothpara area of Gangni upazila in Meherpur on early Wednesday. The deceased was Najmul Hossain, 28, son of Najrul Islam, a resident of village Shohratola of the upazila.

Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) launched an air condition (AC) bus service on Dhaka-Narayanganj route on Wednesday.


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Jailed BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and four other party leaders have been given primary nomination to contest the bypolls for the Bogura-6 parliamentary constituency on

BNP assistant international affairs secretary barrister Rumeen Farhana is going to be elected MP from a seat reserved for women in parliament.

The BNP is yet to decide whether it would contest the by-election to the Bogura-6 constituency that fell vacant after its lawmaker-elect Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir


Salman F Rahman, the prime minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser, yesterday said the present Awami League government would gradually fulfill all the

Mentioning her 38-year long tenure as the party president, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said, "This is too much. Now time has come for you, too. I'm getting

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Cricket Special: South Africa confront WC demons

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For South Africans, there is no escape from the reality of the country’s bitter history of painful failure in World Cup knockout games. ‘People will highlight the baggage -- it’s like a big mirror that is always in front of you,’ said South African captain Faf du Plessis before departing for England.

Cricket Special: 320-330 must if we bat first: Mashrafe

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Mashrafe Mortaza has been to enough World Cups now to weed out the unnecessary hype before the tournament. His Bangladesh team, which had been flying a little under the radar in the build up, sprung to life by winning the tri-nation ODI series in Ireland, also featuring West Indies. That means, there is genuine optimism in the ranks about the efficacy of processes set in stone post the run to the

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