FIRST PAGE

NBR regrets power ministry's plea for duty waiver

Government's revenue authority turned down the relevant ministry's proposal for...

BAPEX strikes new gas

Bangladesh has discovered new gas reserves of approximately 700 billion...

Wall collapse kills three sisters

Three sisters and a construction worker died in Narayanganj's Sadar...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Only people can restore democracy in BD: BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Monday...

Raushon seeks Sushma's help to solve Teesta river deal problem

Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushon Ershad at a...

Verdict against six Gaibandha war crimes suspects any day

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) concluded on Monday the hearing...

Inu urges all to raise voice against military rule, communalism

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said on Monday that everybody...

Police arrest neo-JMB man in Sherpur

SHERPUR, Oct 22 (UNB): Police arrested a neo-JMB operative from...

Arrest warrant against Tarique Rahman, two others

A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against senior BNP...


METRO / NEWS

Tk 400m addl Danish aid for Rohingyas

Denmark will provide an additional Tk 400 million (32 million...

'Gas fire' burns eight at Demra

Eight people were burned in a fire believed to be...

Home Minister off to Myanmar for talks

A Bangladesh delegation led by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has...

PM receives donation cheques for relief fund

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina received donation cheques on Monday...

Syed Ashraf's wife passes away

Shila Ashraf, wife of Awami League presidium member and Public...

DU backs away from decision to shut TSC at 8:00 pm

The Dhaka University (DU) has backed away from its decision...


VIEWS & OPINION

Curbing high mortality rate of startups

Startup is our hope for creating a path-breaking opportunity of...

How much more can the stiff British upper lip take?

Theresa May was an unlikely candidate to be UK's Prime...

No more impunity

The pain and anger of more than a million people...

China on a new journey from 'a fresh starting point'

China's entry into a new era is of great significance...

EDITORIAL

When question paper gets leaked

The arrest of two students of the University of Dhaka,...

HIES-16: Some positives

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has very recently released a...

FRC should start operation without further delay

The corporate world was enjoying, not so long ago, unfettered...

Bangladesh Army in Rohingya crisis

MORE than five hundred thousand Rohingyas have so far fled...

Deprivation of domestic workers

The domestic workers work in our homes and do not...

Beware of obesity

Obesity is increasing in our population as the people are...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Why the renminbi won't rule

In the dystopian fantasy Blade Runner 2049, Los Angeles 32...

Collateral locking—the best antidote to mortgage fraud

Incidents of fraudulent mortgages can hardly be prevented although there...

Will Dhaleswari go Buriganga way?

Shifting of tanneries to Savar from Hazaribagh is still going...

LAST PAGE

BD first among India’s all neighbours: Sushma

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday Bangladesh...

FRC chief allays fear of auditors, businesses

Financial Reporting Council (FRC) chairman CQK Mustaq Ahmed on Monday...

Country needs energy master plan to support economic growth

Bangladesh needed a comprehensive energy...

Declare Matarbari a landing station, not port of call

Striking a difference of opinion,...

ICA elects Salman as President

Mirza Salman Ispahani, Chairman, M....

The right to breathe well

It was quite a disturbing report recently which indicated a...


STOCK & CORPORATE

DSEX dips below 6,000-mark

Stocks witnessed a major setback Monday as the core index...

Nahee Aluminum publishes IPO lottery result

Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel will allocate 7.50 million ordinary shares...

BRAC Bank awards top scorers

BRAC Bank Limited recently awarded the top scorers of the...

BBS Cables tops DSE transaction chart

Top 10 traded companies captured more than 27 per cent...

IT, telecom issues attract investors

The broad index of Dhaka bourse Monday posted a sharp...


COUNTRY

Illegal enclosures in Belan river jeopardise Rangpur fish output

RANGPUR, Oct 23: A section of unscrupulous people have illegally...

UDCs play vital role in taking IT services to village people's doorsteps in Jhenidah

JHENIDAH, Oct 22: Union digital centres (UDCs) have been playing...

Focus on expanding cotton farming to lessen pressure on groundwater

RAJSHAHI, Oct 23 (BSS): Farmers are seen humming towards cotton...


WORLD

Philippines declares end of battle with IS

MARAWI CITY/CLARK, Philippines, Oct 23...

IS 'executes' 116 in Syria town: Monitor

BEIRUT, Oct 23 (AFP): The Islamic State group executed dozens...

UN urges Lanka to start probe into war crimes

COLOMBO, Oct 23 (AFP): A United Nations expert warned Monday...


SPORTS

Injured du Plessis sidelined from T20 series against BD

Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the two-T20...

Arrest current slide, get back on track, Mashrafe tells teammates

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza urged his side to get back...

Sirajganj reach final beating Joypurhat 3-1

CHUADANGA, Oct 23 (UNB): Sirajganj District Football team confirmed their...

Bashundhara beat Victoria 2-1 in Champs Football

Bashundhara Kings defeated Victoria Sporting Club by 2-1 goals in...

AKS earns BPL title sponsorship

Abul Khair Steel (AKS) has earned the title sponsorship right...


TRADE & MARKET

Terry towel makers scramble for short supply of materials

Terry towel makers have been facing acute shortage of raw...

Nation to get world-class software testing centre

The government is going to establish a world-class software testing...

Samsung, LG to produce products thru JV, says Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said on Monday that Korean electronics...

Midland Bank, LABAiD Hospitals sign MOU

Masihul Huq Chowdhury, Additional Managing...