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Today in newspapers

National Desk
Published on : 15 March 2019, 02:37 PM
Today in newspapers

The Daily Star

Consumer Rights Protection Body: Laudable job with limited resources

Directorate needs more manpower, mass awareness of its work to bring back people’s confidence

Deadlock at DU

Major panels keep demanding fresh Ducsu polls as authorities say no way; BCL men ‘threaten’ Ruqayyah Hall students on hunger strike

Don`t panic

Energy regulator urges people, hints at hiking gas prices lower than distributors` demand

Railway fare rise mulled

Plan targets improving service, minimizing loss

Govt plans 3-tier VAT rate

Highest likely to be 10 percent

New denizen in Bangladesh bird terrain

A few Bangladeshi photographers captured shots of a new species of bird for the first time in the country. It is a Chestnut-cheeked starling that breeds in parts of Japan and nearby Russia. Most feathered bipeds in Bangladesh are known to us. Once-in-a-blue moon we get new record of a species that has never been seen before in the country.

The SME loan conundrum

Where are SME loans going?


No refugee camp can hold out much hope

International community must do more for Rohingya repatriation

Laws alone cannot protect rivers

People need to take responsibility too


Government starts to nurture the fledgling RTI regime

Shamsul Bari and Ruhi Naz

In recent weeks, two important government ministers—Law Minister Mr Anisul Huq, and Information Minister Mr Hasan Mahmud—have given vocal support to a fuller implementation of our national Right to Information (RTI) Act. We were encouraged to see this support, given that we`ve written recently about the bounty that this law provides for our country.

State liability to pay compensation for rape: A necessary ruling

Taqbir Huda

On March 10, 2019, the High Court issued a rule demanding the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other concerned authorities to explain why they should not be ordered to pay compensation of Tk 50 lakhs to a young woman who had been raped by two police officers in Manikganj earlier in February.

Dhaka Tribune

Fish cultivation in cage brings profit for youths

Youths in Manahardi upazila have been cultivating the same fish in the floating cages in Arialkha River

Nut cultivation spikes on the banks of Bandarban rivers

The local agriculture office is giving away free nut seedlings, fertilizer and expertise to dissuade farmers from cultivating tobacco

EU`s Tusk backs `long` delay if Britain `rethinks` Brexit

May`s government has said it plans to ask for a delay until June 30 if its parliament eventually votes to approve a draft withdrawal agreement already agreed with Europe

US urges Muslim nations to condemn China`s Xinjiang abuses

During the event in Geneva, Currie and other speakers, including experts and an alleged former detainee in a Xinjiang re-education camp


Building on our success

Emerging economies such as Bangladesh would do well to take all the help it can get.


Enact the Clean Air Act

Aiman R Khan

We’re all at risk

What’s there to eat?

Md Zaki Faisal

When it comes to food security, we can do much better

Living in post-truth India

Ashraf Lone

These are dark times in the media landscape in India.

Prothom Alo

There is no candidate, uncontested 30 upazilas


BNP in distress in new situation

Selim Zahid


Proposal to increase gas prices

There will be adverse effects on public life

Hamkura becomes invisible due to occupation

Take initiative to restore the river


DUCSU election

A political rise of student-youth?

Kamal Ahmed

The allegations of minor irregularities and errors in the elections are nothing new in Bangladesh.

Jokingly answering or answering with joke

Anisul Hoque

While there was tension between the US and North Korea, President Donald Trump said in a speech, "Kim Jong-un wrote me big letters and I replied him. We are in love while exchanging letters."

Kaler Kantho

Government debt has increased

Rafiqul Islam

Experts opinion

Reduction of loans of private sector will have impact on the economy

Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed


Weakness of primary education

Take urgent measures

Adulteration is everywhere

Activeness of respective authority needed


What will happen if there is no test?

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

In this country, even a young child has to sit for exam. But in many countries of the world, exam has been removed from the children`s lives.

Today`s struggle is for prosperity

Dr. Harun Rashid

March as a commemorative month against torture, repression and suppression, shows us new ways. So, the pro-liberation force, believers of democracy, and patriotic groups will have to take a new oath in March.

Bangladesh Pratidin

Bangladesh likely to fulfill its dream

New land on shore

Lalmonirhat Airport underway

People of Lalmonirhat waiting for their dream to be fulfilled


Primary Education Week

The current scenario must see a positive change

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