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  • Suranjit Sengupta sets a precedent
  • Karzai ain’t walking into the sunset
  • Venture into folk arts showcased
  • Campaign to enhance women’s dignity set off
  • 15 banks agree to coordinate SME loan in 1 district each
  • UN observers see ‘difficult’ job as Syria toll mounts
  • BCB body says ‘no’ to Pakistan tour
  • Rampant ferry terminal extortion worries govt
  • Ghulam Azam indictment order deferred till May 2
  • A pointer to govt’s duplicity on DCC elections
  • Medical college at Mugda
  • State of emergency is not a law… it is a structure and a regime
  • Theatre’s Muktadhara appreciated in Kolkata
  • 3 cops suspended
  • US embassy eases visa processing for AmCham members
  • Australia to withdraw troops from Afghanistan early
  • BFF election draws huge interest
  • HC rejects Destiny plea against BB report
  • Video footages of 1971 Pak atrocities played in ICT as evidence
  • Cool Syria to focus on Afghanistan in Chicago
  • Govt can’t survive by making Suranjit scapegoat: BNP
  • PDB sets new generation interruption record
  • WB picks health expert Kim as president

  • Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Tuesday form a human chain on the campus demanding that the teachers, now on strike, should call off their protests so that their academic life is not hampered. — New Age photo

  • The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, places a wreath at the mural of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi in Dhaka marking Mujibnagar Day on Tuesday. — New Age photo

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Rampant ferry terminal extortion worries govt

The government is worried over widespread extortion and irregularities at major ferry terminals, mainly at Paturia-Daulatdia and Mawa-Kewrakandi, with transport owners threatening to strike in... Full story

HC rejects Destiny plea against BB report

The High Court on Tuesday rejected a writ petition filed by the Destiny Multi Purpose Cooperative Society Limited challenging the legality of the Bangladesh Bank inspection report that the company... Full story

Govt can’t survive by making Suranjit scapegoat: BNP

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday said the entire government should resign for indulging in ‘widespread corruption’ and it could not be survive by making Suranjit... Full story

PDB sets new generation interruption record

Bangladesh Power Development Board on Monday set a new record in interruptions in power generation causing frequent load shedding and untold sufferings to consumers across the nation. Full story

Court order on alleged Destiny attempt to withdraw case by ‘fake’ plaintiff on Apr 19

A Dhaka court on Tuesday posted for Thursday its order on an alleged attempt of Destiny Multipurpose Cooperative Society to get a case filed against it withdrawn by a man purporting to be the plaintiff. Full story

Suranjit made minister without portfolio

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has made Suranjit Sengupta, MP, as a ‘minister without portfolio’ a day after he resigned as the railways minister, an official handout said in Dhaka Tuesday. Full story

WB picks health expert Kim as president

WB picks health expert Kim as president
The World Bank on Monday chose Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as its new president, maintaining Washington’s grip on the job and leaving developing countries... Full story

BUET VC says won’t resign

Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Tuesday form a human chain on the campus demanding that the teachers, now on strike, should call off their protests so that their academic life is not hampered. — New Age photo
Vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, SM Nazrul Islam, on Tuesday turned down the teachers’ demand for his resignation for his alleged involvement in irregularities. Full story

Tanjim wonders why resignation not accepted

Former state minister for home affairs Tanjim Ahmad has expressed his surprise at the government’s not accepting his resignation even three years after he had quit the job. Full story

HC summons DB DC, IO over sloth in Sagar-Runi murder probe

The High Court on Tuesday asked a deputy commissioner of the Detective Branch and the investigation officer probing the killings of journalist couple Sagor Sarwar and Meherun Runi to... Full story

Woman killed, domestic help wounded in city

A wealthy woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her driver at her house in the capital’s Gulshan area Tuesday morning. Fahima Sultana, 40, one of the directors of International Medical College... Full story

Family visit by field workers declines: BDHS 2011

Family visit by the health and family planning field workers and Vitamin A supplementary coverage has declined, shows the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011. Full story

Commission to be formed today to probe Destiny activities: Muhith

A commission would be appointed today to probe into the activities of multi-level marketing company Destiny 2000 and its main subsidiary Destiny Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited, finance... Full story

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Mujibnagar Day observed

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, places a wreath at the mural of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi in Dhaka marking Mujibnagar Day on Tuesday. — New Age photo
The historic Mujibnagar Day was observed in the country on Tuesday in a befitting manner commemorating the formation of the provisional government of independent Bangladesh in exile during the war of liberation in 1971. Hundreds of people from all walks of life, particularly leaders and... Full story

Pulitzers prize winners announced

Agence France-Presse and the news web sites Huffington Post and Politico each won their first Pulitzer Prizes Monday as the prestigious journalism awards highlighted global issues and online reporting. Full story


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