Archive for July, 2016

Teacher-student ratio must come down

SHORTAGE of teachers in primary schools, which has become a vital impediment to providing quality education across the country, is of concern and must be addressed by the authorities concerned…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

US embassy to remain closed for 4 days

The American embassy, including consular section and the American Centre, will remain closed on Sunday and Monday in observance of Shab-e-Qadr and US Independence Day respectively…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Hulk joins Shanghai SIPG in record €55.8m deal

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has joined Shanghai SIPG for a record 55.8 million Euros, the Russian club said on Thursday…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Asia oil prices dip on oversupply concerns

Oil prices fell in Asia on Thursday as supply outlook improved with both commodities hovering close to the key $50 mark, worrying traders about producers coming back online…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Johnson pulls out of battle to become Brexit PM

Johnson pulls out of battle to become Brexit PM

Former mayor of London Boris Johnson on Thursday ruled himself out of the race to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron on a day of high drama following Britain’s shock vote to leave the EU…

SNIPPETS

Nazrul Sangeet singer Ferdaus Ara, Rabindra Sangeet singer Laisa Ahmed Lisa and actress Jaya Ahsan left Dhaka on Wednesday to perform at the 36th Banga Council at the Madison Square in New York City, USA…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition
Dhaka University Day 2016
Art Exhibition
By: Eminent Artists
Time: 11am to 7pm
Date: June 29- July 01
Venue: Zainul Gallery…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Death anniv of Fazlul Karim today

Death anniv of Fazlul Karim today

The sixth death anniversary of Fazlul Karim, former vice-principal of Comilla Victoria College will be observed today…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Worrying TIB corruption survey results

A MARKED increase in corruption as it came up in the findings of the sample survey that the Transparency International, Bangladesh conducted in 2015 on more than 15,000 households from across over the country is, indeed, a matter of grave concern…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial
DOWNING OF RUSSIA’S WARPLANE: Turkey’s ‘apology’ to be tested on Syria’s border

DOWNING OF RUSSIA’S WARPLANE: Turkey’s ‘apology’ to be tested on Syria’s border

THE Washington Post summarises the recent apology offered to Russia by Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in its article, ‘Turkish president apologises for downing of Russian warplane last year…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

COGNITIVE DISSONANCE: The dilemma of the Left

They call themselves ‘world citizens’, ‘Europeans’. When, in reality, they are nothing more than little foot soldiers, financial drone operators, hiding behind their keyboard and computer screens…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

NEWSLINE

Beijing will reject any ruling by an international tribunal in a contentious case brought by the Philippines over the South China Sea, the foreign ministry said, as tensions mount over the disputed waters…

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