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  • Bulbul Ahmed

    JMB man gets bail thru' fake guarantor

    A top leader of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh has secured bail in a militancy case using a fictitious guarantor in the bail bond.

  • PM to get Women's Leadership Award

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be honoured with the Global Women's Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership in advancing women education and women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Hamid takes oath for second term

    President Md Abdul Hamid yesterday took oath as the head of state for the second consecutive term at a ceremony held at the Bangabhaban.

  • Rana Plaza survivors

    When time fails to heal

    Renuka Barai trod lightly on the edge of a hyacinth-filled low-land which once housed the ill-fated Rana Plaza factory complex. She stopped at the western side, a vacant look across her face.

  • Tarique's Citizenship: He submitted passport to UK Home Office to seek asylum

    Amid claim and counter-claim of the government and the BNP over whether Tarique Rahman gave up his citizenship, the latter yesterday said he submitted his passport to the Home Office of the United Kingdom for seeking asylum.

  • Hamid takes oath today for 2nd term

    President Md Abdul Hamid will be sworn in as the head of the state for a second consecutive term this evening.

  • Islami Bank 'Crisis': Two reasons led to Arastoo's exit

    Refusal to terminate 21 top officials and extend some big loans has forced Arastoo Khan to resign from the post of chairman of the Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited after only one year of his three-year term, an investigation by The Daily Star has found.

  • RMG Factories Since Rana Plaza Disaster: Workplace safety improved a lot

    International inspection agencies said safety conditions in the country's $30 billion garment industry have improved dramatically since the Rana Plaza disaster, thanks to efforts by entrepreneurs, retailers and brands.

  • Declared dead, newborn shows signs of life when taken for burial

    The funeral preparations for the newborn were complete. The graveyard was ready; bamboo sticks and mats were bought and even the burial fee was paid. The family was just waiting for her final bath.

  • Country enters LNG era

    Bangladesh enters a new era in energy sector tomorrow as the first shipment of liquified natural gas (LNG) arrives at its shores.

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