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Lankan government, not UN, entrusted with task of national reconciliation

THE visit of UN high commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein went more smoothly than expected for the government. The weeks before the visit of the high commissioner had seen president Maithripala Sirisena…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed

National burn institute to be named after Sheikh Hasina

The health and family welfare minister, Mohammad Nasim, said on Sunday that the country’s first ever burn and plastic surgery institute would be named after prime minister Sheikh Hasina…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
National street theatre fest ends

National street theatre fest ends

The 30th edition of the national street theatre festival ended on Sunday at central Shaheed Minar with staging of six plays by the same number of troupes. In the eight-day festival, 38 troupes including 29 from Dhaka and nine from other districts staged 38 street theatre…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

Bangladesh women’s national football team players jog during a training session at the Outer Artificial Ground of JLS Stadium Polo Ground in Shillong…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

UNAUTHORISED EMPLOYMENT AND TAX EVASION : NBR seeks lists of foreign employees

The National Board of Revenue has written to different government agencies asking for lists of foreign workers to check tax payment status and unauthorised employment of foreign nationals in the country…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
National street theatre festival begins

National street theatre festival begins

The thirtieth national street theatre festival began on Sunday at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka with the slogan – ‘Ward off terrorism, fly the flag of peace.’ The eight-day event, organised by Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, will feature…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout
Guests attend a roundtable conference titled ‘The Struggle for Bangladesh’ organised by Centre for Policy Dialogue at BRAC Centre Inn in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo

REHMAN SOBHAN’S MEMOIR : ‘A testament of the national struggle for independence’

Speakers on Saturday termed the ‘Untranquil Recollections: the Years of Fulfillment’ a memoir by professor Rehman Sobhan, as a testament of the national struggle for independence and national identity within the historical events of Bangladesh…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, TOP STORIES

Pvt schools flout regulations in burdening students with extra books

Non-government schools put an extra burden on students by forcing them to buy books that are not in the national syllabus or prescribed by the National Curriculum and Textbook Board…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

National Committee rejects draft of ‘Road Transport Act -2016’

The National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways, on Wednesday rejected the draft of the Road Transport Act-2016, claiming it would not be helpful for the stakeholders…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Interest of minorities, national sovereignty at stake

IT IS extremely alarming that India began a survey to take possession of 360 acres of land that has historically been owned by 50 Bangladeshi Khasia families at Pallathol Khasia Punji, Baralekha and Moulvibazar…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial

IMF asks govt not to sell savings schemes

The IMF has asked the government to stop the sales of national savings tools to contain the interest expenses and costly borrowing, as a mad rush for the lucrative instruments continue to be a growing fiscal burden…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

RMG exporters may get low-rate tax calculation facility from July

The National Board of Revenue is planning to backtrack from its earlier stance of not reinstating a facility of tax calculation at reduced rate for the readymade garment exporters following heavy pressure and lobbying by the businessmen from the sector, officials said…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

BNP to hold national council within March

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday night decided to hold its national council within March.
A meeting of the party’s national standing committee, chaired by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office, came up with the decision this evening…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

National conference on poet Kazi Nazrul Islam opens in Faridpur

A three-day national conference on poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, jointly organised by Nazrul Institute in Dhaka and Faridpur district administration, was inaugurated at Ambica Maidan in Faridpur on Friday…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Discussants attend a meeting on ‘Human Rights in Bangladesh-2016’ organised by the University of Asia Pacific law department at its auditorium on Thursday. — New Age photo

Do not show audacity

National Human Rights Commission chairman Mizanur Rahman on Thursday said that the members of law enforcing agencies should not act audaciously with the common people and they should realise that they were getting salaries from the taxes paid by the common people…

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Health and family welfare minister Mohammed Nasim and agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury are seen, among others, at a function to address the national nutrition policy 2015 at Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management auditorium in Dhaka on Thursday. — New Age photo

National Nutrition Policy launched

Experts called for taking concerted efforts to implement the National Nutrition Policy formulated by the government to improve nutritional status of the countrymen. The cabinet endorsed the National Nutrition Policy-2015 on August 9 last year…

January 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Zimbabwe due today

Zimbabwe national cricket team will arrive today in Dhaka to participate in the four-match Twenty20 International series against Bangladesh…

January 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Smuggling destroying national economy: CJ

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said Friday that it was high time to resist smuggling as it was destroying the country’s economy…

January 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Rookie Hider eyes international glory

Rookie Hider eyes international glory

Ever since he got some success in the Bangladesh Premier League, left-arm pacer Abu Hider enjoyed some spotlight almost every day…

January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Eight dead as strong quake hits northeast India

At least eight people were killed and scores injured Monday when a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets even hundreds of kilometres away in Bangladesh…

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