Risky buildings in Old Dhaka to be pulled down

Following an instruction from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the government has taken up various initiatives including the construction of new buildings after demolition of

South Korea jobs still elude Bangladeshis

The intake of Bangladeshi workers in South Korea is still low despite various governmental efforts at different times. Sources in the embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul said

BNP to stage hunger strike today

BNP is set to observe a six-hour token hunger strike in the capital today demanding its chairperson Khaleda Zia's release from jail. The programme is scheduled to begin at 10 am

Messi, Suarez lead Barca past 10-man Atletico to boost lead

Barcelona increased its lead of the Spanish league to a commanding 11 points after Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored late goals in a 2-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid on

Spl economic zones soon in Nawabganj

The Prime Minister’s adviser on private industries and investment Salman F Rahman has said a special economic zone will be introduced at Nawabganj upazila as soon as possible.

Surma River dying slowly

The Surma, known as the lifeline of Sylhet, is ailing due to severe pollution, land encroachment and sand extraction. But the authorities concerned are doing little to save the

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