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  • Shrimp farming fears to fall

    More than 4,000 Shrimp farms in Paikgachha upazila of the coastal district Khulna may be blocked any time due to manifold problems including technical support. According to local sources, although the upazila holds a prominent name for shrimp production, the sector insiders here are mainly facing difficulties for want of necessary equipment to detect various

  • Bangla programming language Potaka launched

    Bangla programming language Potaka launched

    A group of programmers have launched the first ever Bangla-based programming language, Potaka.

  • Two youths killed in shootout

    At least two youths were reportedly killed in shootout in Jessore town early on Saturday. Of the deceased, one was Habib Gazi, 26, son of Abbas Gazi. The identity of another could not be known yet. Kotwali police station Oficer-in-Charge Ilyas Hossain said local people first informed police that they had heard of firing in the

  • Pre-paid irrigation card getting popularity

    Farmers in Rajshahi have become happy over using pre-paid card system in irrigation and the system got immense popularity among them in the vast Barind tract during the last couple of years. Barind Multipurpose Development Authorities (BMDA) commissioned the cards under a project titled “Smart Card Based Prepaid Pump Usage and Energy Measuring System”. The

  • Rampal protesters declare “March to Dhaka” starting November 24

    Rampal protesters declare “March to Dhaka” starting November 24

    National oil-gas protection committee yesterday announced a long march protesting the construction of the Rampal power plant called ‘Chalo Chalo Dhaka Chalo’ (March to Dhaka) starting November 24.

  • BYLC concludes fourth Youth Leadership Summit

    BYLC concludes fourth Youth Leadership Summit

    Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC) concluded their fourth Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) on Saturday with the theme “Connect, Collaborate, Co-create” at the International Convention City in Bashundhara, Dhaka. The rigorous admission process competitively selected 400 students from over 2,700 applications from all over Bangladesh and 60 countries around the world. With financial support from UK

  • Liverpool stunned by Burnley, Chelsea rally to win

    Liverpool stunned by Burnley, Chelsea rally to win

    Elsewhere, Manchester City won 4-1 at Stoke City to give Pep Guardiola’s men their second straight victory while champions Leicester City were held to a 0-0 home draw by Arsenal

  • Stefanidi wins pole vault gold for Greece

    Stefanidi wins pole vault gold for Greece

    Stefanidi, a 26-year-old who lives in the United States, shouted in ecstasy as she cleared the bar at 4.85m and celebrated before she even landed

  • Six young faces in Bangladesh football squad

    Six young faces in Bangladesh football squad

    Twelve players have been excluded from the previous 32-member squad including Zahid, Hemanta, Monayem and Russel who were regulars in the national team

  • Silver medal success turns Sindhu into hot property

    Silver medal success turns Sindhu into hot property

    For most of her career Sindhu has largely remained in the shadow of fellow Indian and former world number one Saina Nehwal

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