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Don't blame traders, learn to accept failure

As the price of onion skyrocketed in the kitchen markets raising its value at Tk. 250-Tk. 260 per kilogram, a huge amount of rotten onions were found dumped in

Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders

Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Onion market across the country remains highly volatile and price of the key cooking ingredient keeps surging by hours, as cartelization and manipulation are believed to be

New onion hits market

UNB, Faridpur :Amid its serious short supply across the country, the farmers here have started selling the newly-harvested local variety of onion, 'Murikata', at Tk 112 per kg.Visiting Chitar Bazar,

7 die, 25 hurt in Ctg gas line blast

7 die, 25 hurt in Ctg gas line blast

Staff Reporter :At least seven persons, including two of a family, were killed and 25 injured in a "gas pipeline explosion" at a five-storey building in Patharghata of Chattogram Port

Writ seeks probe into price hike

Staff Reporter :A writ petition was filed on Sunday with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court seeking direction upon the concerned bodies of the government to take immediate

Newspaper industry facing crisis

Special Correspondent  :Once mighty newspaper industry is now in big trouble owing to declining income, circulation, and challenges arise from digital media platforms. Besides, high tax on newsprint import has

Samrat on 6-day remand again

The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC has been given six days to grill expelled Jubo League Ismail Chowdhury Samrat  for possession of illegal wealth.Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes

Car bomb in northern Syria leaves 19 dead

Car bomb in northern Syria leaves 19 dead

Dawn.com, Beirut :A car bomb killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said.The bomb, which struck

Fine for violation of Road Safety Act will be implemented in phases: O, Quader

Staff Reporter: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday expressed hope that implementation of the Road Safety Act 2018, will restore discipline on

Seven people killed in Ctg gas pipe blast

Seven people killed in Ctg gas pipe blast

Staff Reporter : At least seven people were killed and 15 more injured in a gas pipeline blast at a building in Patharghata of Chattogram city around 8:30am today.The blast

BNP's countrywide demo against onion price hike tomorrow

BNP will stage protest rallies across the country on Monday against the unusual hike in the prices of essentials, including onion. The decision was taken at a meeting of BNP

Stored rotten onions dumped in canal

Stored rotten onions dumped in canal

Staff Reporter :The price of onion was increasing by the hour and it reached Tk 260 a kg in the city's kitchen markets on Saturday, further burdening the fixed-income group

Legal battle cannot be the last battle for forcing Myanmar: Military action can't be ruled out

The Rohingyas are now hoping of getting justice following a lawsuit with the highest UN court and the ICC's approval to probe crimes committed against them. Rohingya leaders believe

Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged crimes against Rohingya

Al Jazeera News :Myanmar has rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as its faces mounting global legal pressure over its treatment of the

Missing Faridpur Medical student found dead

Missing Faridpur Medical student found dead

Staff Reporter :Faridpur Medical College (FMC) fifth year student Nayan Chandra Nath, who went missing on Thursday, was found dead at Munshibazar in Faridpur town  on Saturday.The deceased was son

RU students block Dhaka-Rajshahi highway: Halt protest till today

Staff Reporter :Hundreds of students of Rajshahi University (RU) blocked the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway since Saturday morning to afternoon in protest against the beaten of a student of the university by

 Envoy 'intimidated' by tweets during testimony

Envoy 'intimidated' by tweets during testimony

US President Donald Trump has attacked the former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, on Twitter, in the middle of her testimony to the impeachment inquiry."Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned

Primary, Ebtedayee exams begin today

Staff Reporter :Primary and its equivalent Ebtedayee education completion examination will begin across the country on Sunday.According to primary and mass education ministry, there are 25,53,267 students from the primary

Traders attack mobile court in Chuadanga

UNB, Chuadanga :Two policemen and a journalist were injured in an attack allegedly by some businessmen when a mobile court on Saturday fined two of them at Nicher Bazar wholesale

 'Five killed' in pro-Morales protest

'Five killed' in pro-Morales protest

At least five people are reported to have been killed in Bolivia in clashes between supporters of former President Evo Morales and security forces.A doctor in the central city of

Nirmal President and Afzal GS of Swechchhasebak League

Staff Reporter : Nirmal Ranjan Guha and Afzalur Rahman Babu have been elected President and General Secretary respectively of Awami Swechchhasebak League, an associate body of the Bangladesh Awami League.Awami

RU students blocked Dhaka-Rajshahi highway as BCL men beaten a student

Staff Reporter : Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League allegedly beat up a Rajshahi University student in the campus at Friday midnight; in protest of the incident, hundreds of

Complicity of VC and others that led to the killing of Abrar at Buet can't be exonerated

Editorial Desk :Agitating Buet students on Thursday said they would not return to classes until the authorities met their three-point demand including expulsion of the charge-sheeted accused in Abrar

Bolivia interim president rules out Morales polls bid

Bolivia interim president rules out Morales polls bid

AFP,  La Paz :Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez on Thursday ruled out exiled leader Evo Morales from standing in new elections as thousands of demonstrators marched through La Paz

An influential quarter set up illegal truck stand on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway near Jatrabari Kancha Bazar, occupying free spaces there troubling movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

An influential quarter set up illegal truck stand on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway near Jatrabari Kancha Bazar, occupying free spaces there troubling movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

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Tortured housemaid Sumi returns home

Tortured housemaid Sumi returns home

Desk Report :Sumi Akhtar, a housemaid whose video appealing for help after alleged torture by her employer in Saudi Arabia went viral on social media, has finally returned home.Sumi

Onion price keeps soaring further

Staff Reporter :Onion prices at kitchen markets in Dhaka city hit a record high on Friday, failing the government's all mechanisms to cool down the overheated onion market.During visits

Probe body submits reports to Railway DG

Staff  Reporter :The probe committee submitted its report on the fatal train accident at Mondabag Railway Station in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria to the Director General of Bangladesh Railway

UN adopts resolution on Rohingya crisis

Desk Report :The United Nations has adopted a resolution on human rights situation of Rohingyas and other minorities in Myanmar.The resolution titled 'Situation of human rights of Rohingyas and

ICC hails probe to uncover truth

UNB, Dhaka :International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has welcomed the decision to authorise an investigation into crimes committed against Rohingyas in Myanmar saying her investigation will seek