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Reckless drivers should be stopped at any cost

The life of Government Titumir College student Rajib Hossain ended quite tragically, at only 21, in reckless driving of two buses in the city.

New Year may bring peace, happiness, prosperity

Pahela Baishakh is the first day of Bangla New Year. Bangla New Year or Pahela Baishakh marks the first day in the Bangla calendar.
 

Regular inspection, quality control a must

Some four youths have lost their lives in a gas cylinder explosion in Bhaluka of Mymensingh recently.

Let the nation be united with new commitment

Today is a glorious day in the history of Bengali nation. It’s a day of getting freedom. It’s also a day for hoisting the red-green flag in front of the globe.

We have to go ahead keeping up this achievement

Bangladesh is going to turn into Developing Country from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) category very soon. The UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has offered us this good news.

Bangabandhu keeps the interest of country atop

Today is the 99th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Stephen Hawking will live on for his work

Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralysed by disease, passed away at the age of 76 on Wednesday (March 14). He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England.

We mourn the tragic plane crash

The tragic US-Bangla plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu has left us shocked.
 

Outline for political and economic freedom

On March 7 in 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered a momentous speech at the Race Course Maidan, now Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka, effectively declared the War of Independence.

Everybody needs to be aware

The nuisance of mosquitoes increases with the weather getting warmer after the adieu of winter season. There is no exception this time, too.

Initiatives should be taken from right now

The question papers of Secondary School Certificate (SCC) were leaked consistently this year, which probably broke all records of the past. An urgent meeting was also held at Secretariat over the epidemic of question leakage.

Ensure use of Bangla language in all strata

Today is February 21 regarded as Amar Ekushey which is filled with the memories of the martyrs of the 1952 historic Language Movement. At the same time, February 21 is the International Mother Language Day.

Air pollution: Long term & coordinated plan needed

According to a report of USA based Environmental Performance Index (EPI) report, Bangladesh is the second worst performing country in the world at curbing environmental pollution.

Int'l community should take united effort

How cruel and dreadful genocide the Myanmar army carried out in Rakhine has been surfaced in an investigation report recently published by Reuters, one of the world’s largest international multimedia news agencies.

Private healthcare service should be made available

A tendency to commercialisation in private healthcare sector in the country is acute. A commission-based marketing mechanism has developed in this sector.