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  • ACC suggests black money whitening campaign

    ACC suggests black money whitening campaign

    Anti Corruption Commission’s suggestion that the NBR popularise black money whitening provisions draws flak from different quarters

  • Speakers term agriculture budget for FY2016-17 inadequate

    Although the money allocated for the Agriculture Ministry grew by about 29% in the proposed 2016-17 budget, the percentage of allocation dropped 0.19% to become just a 4.01% share of the budget

  • Baburhat Bazar in Narsingdi busy ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

    Baburhat Bazar in Narsingdi busy ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

    Baburhat Market at Shekherchar in Narsingdi district, one of the main hubs of hand-loom clothes in Bangladesh has seen an increased flow of buyers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Abdullah-Al-Mamun, chairman of Narsingdi Commerce and Industry, said: “The market, situated beside the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, 40 km north-east of Dhaka, has become a popular destination for wholesale traders

  • AL observes strike in Bandarban

    AL observes strike in Bandarban

    The Awami League and its associate bodies observed a daylong transport strike in Bandarban yesterday, demanding immediate release of a party leader who was kidnapped by an armed group.

  • Lawyer arrested for torturing wife

    Police arrested an Assistant Public Prosecutor (APP) in Lalmonirhat district on Tuesday for torturing his wife over dowry. The arrested was advocate Ahshan Habib Sabuj, APP of the district Judge’s Court. According to police sources, Farhana Akter, of TushBhandar union council in Kaliganj upazila had been married off with Sabuj 18 years back. After the

  • Three alleged robbers killed in mass beating

    Three alleged robbers killed in mass beating

    Three people were found dead on the bank of the Koporkho River at Krishnagar, Jhikargachha upzila, Jessore yesterday morning

  • Three killed in shootouts

    Three killed in shootouts

    Three people were killed in separate gunfights that took place in Pabna, Brahmanbaria and Jhenaidah in the early hours of yesterday

  • Abahani thump sorry Mohammedan

    Abahani thump sorry Mohammedan

    Mohammedan were bundled out for just 111 in 24 overs with Shakib bagging five wickets

  • Students take to the street demanding justice for Tonu

    Students take to the street demanding justice for Tonu

    Tonu, 19, was a second-year history student at Comilla Victoria Government College and a theatre activist who was allegedly raped and murdered inside Mainamati Cantonment in Comilla on March 20

  • Police drive yet to shed light on recent killings

    On the fifth day of a special anti-militant drive, police forces have arrested 21 suspected terrorists, including two siblings of Ansarullah Bangla Team chief Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani.

  • Trump’s post-Orlando message falls flat with GOP establishment

    Trump’s post-Orlando message falls flat with GOP establishment

    Trump said in a speech Monday in New Hampshire he would suspend immigration from countries “where there is a proven history of terrorism” against the US

  • Sharapova appeals against two-year doping ban

    Sharapova appeals against two-year doping ban

    The 29-year-old Russian was banned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) earlier this month following a positive test for the banned drug meldonium

  • India puts 18 lions on trial for murder

    India puts 18 lions on trial for murder

    The ‘guilty’ lion will be ‘sentenced’ to life in a zoo

  • Photo essay: Nepal’s 68-year-old student

    Nepalese grandfather of eight kids, Durga Kami goes to school six days a week to complete his studies

  • The backbencher’s dream

    The backbencher’s dream

    As 10 Minute School launches their new live lessons programme, the founders talk to Dhaka Tribune about their journey and future plans

  • People you meet during Ramadan

    People you meet during Ramadan

    Maybe it’s the hours of starvation or the scorching heat, but for some reason, Ramadan tends to bring out different traits in people. Whatever it may be, you can rest assured that this holy month causes some interesting behaviours to surface. Here are the kinds of people you come across in Ramadan. The road rage

  • Ramadan: Your ‘fat loss’ solution

    Ramadan: Your ‘fat loss’ solution

    The science and the tips behind efficiently using this month as a great opportunity to lose weight

  • For a better Bangladesh

    For a better Bangladesh

    Professor Dr M Wahiduzzaman, vice-chancellor of Noakhali Science and Technology University recently shared his views on life, philosophy and the overall performance of the university with Dhaka Tribune. What are the challenges you have faced so far, after taking the responsibility of vice chancellor of Noakhali Science and Technology University? To succeed on prime minister

  • ‘Dhaka needs to give a fresh look at Asean’

    The government needs to give a fresh look at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to boost its export and attract investment from the region, the Bangladesh ambassador to Thailand has said.

  • Iftar at Bukhara

    Iftar at Bukhara

    Bukhara is a classic Indian restaurant located at the heart of Kamal Ataturk Avenue, and it is home to one of the most authentic Indian tastes, as well as a comprehensive Thai menu. This Ramadan, Bukhara offers a corporate iftar pack for rojdars on the go. The pack, which contains a sampler from the choicest

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