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'Dhaka struggles with shortage of affordable housing'

Dhaka is grappling with severe shortages of affordable housing due to en masse migration from the countryside into new urban centers, says a new report of McKinsey and Company. The report show ...

5 Shibir members held at RU

The police, in an over night drive, have detained five members of Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, from Rajshahi University. The detainees are Enamul Haque, Atik Alam, Asadullah ...

PM: Now its India's turn

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged New Delhi to flush out Bangladeshi terrorists operating from India. In an interview with Kolkata-based Bengali daily Anandabazar Patrika, the premier said: &l ...

China Completes 1st 'Return Mission to Moon'

China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, reported several news media quoting Chinese state media Xinhua. Th ...

Their words

“Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday told a press briefing that a democratic government can hold elections any time. The prime minister has presumably accepted the demand for an immediate e ...

Today's Prices

Rice Price Yesterday's price Price before 7 days Miniket (average quality) Tk40 to Tk46 ...

Morning Brief

Major blaze at BSEC building again A fire has gutted the office of newspaper Amar Desh’s online section on the 10th floor of Karwan Bazar’s BSEC building, the same site where two previo ...

Mother, daughter killed in N’ganj road accident

A woman and her daughter have been killed in a road accident at the Nawab Salimullah road of Missionpara area in Narayanganj City. The deceased are Shirin Begum, 28, wife of businessman Golam Sarwa ...

Bill Gates needs 218 years to spend all his money!

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates requires nearly 218 years to spend his approximate $79 billion stake, an Oxfam research said. If the spending rate is $ 1 million a day, it would take 218 years to s ...

Evening Brief

JMB coordinator among 5 arrested  Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel have arrested the chief coordinator and four other members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat'ul-Mujahideen Banglades ...