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  • 1 dead, 26 missing in Bay of Bengal trawler capsize

    2 crews rescued

    1 dead, 26 missing in Bay of Bengal trawler capsize
    File photo of a fishing trawler in the Bay of Bengal.

    One person died and 26 still missing after a fishing trawler capsized allegedly after being hit by a ship in the Bay of Bengal in the early hours of today. FV Bandhan capsized with 29 crews on board about 30 nautical miles northwest off...

Tigers’ top order crumble

Tigers’ top order crumble

Bangladesh : 64/4 (20 overs) Zimbabwe: Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first Bangladesh top order crumbled early within the first hour...

Tigers’ top order crumble

Bangladesh : 64/4 (20 overs) Zimbabwe: Bangladesh won the toss and chose...

Capt Moin elected DG of IMSO

Capt Moin elected DG of IMSO

Bangladesh Navy Captain Moin Uddin Ahmed has been elected director general of International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO). A press release issued by...

Capt Moin elected DG of IMSO

Bangladesh Navy Captain Moin Uddin Ahmed has been elected director...

Locals siege Dhaka police station over murder of minor

Locals siege Dhaka police station over murder of minor

Angry locals besieged a police station in Dhaka today protesting failure to arrest the criminals responsible for killing a nine-year-old girl. In...

Locals siege Dhaka police station over murder of minor

Angry locals besieged a police station in...

40 killed in Nigeria bus station blast

40 killed in Nigeria bus station blast

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including...

40 killed in Nigeria bus station blast

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a...

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PM arrives in Dhaka after Saarc visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today returned home after attending the two-day 18th Saarc Summit in Nepal. The premier landed at Dhaka’s Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:05pm. Earlier, she left Kathmandu for Dhaka this morning. The flight carrying the premier and her entourage left Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal’s Kathmandu at 10:35am local time. She was paid a guard of honour at Tribhuvan Airport....

French President to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus. He will deliver "a message of solidarity" to Guinea, where more than 1,200 have died of Ebola. France has pledged 100m euros (£79m; $125m) to help tackle the disease...

People living longer

The people of Bangladesh are living longer, reflecting a significant progress in the country's health and population status. Life expectancy rose to 69.4 years in...

Cops clearing walkers' way

Although the number of jaywalkers dwindled on the third day of the week-long drive against jaywalkers, the authorities concerned are yet to mark zebra crossings at some intersections on the Kazi...

City caught by classical spell

On the stroke of midnight when the whole city went to sleep, a stadium full of people remained wide awake, watching the awe-inspiring performance of a Bharatanatyam artist. Vidushi Malavika Sarukkai...

Modi, Sharif shake hands, meet at Saarc retreat

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif shook hands and met briefly during the retreat at the Saarc summit yesterday, a day after Modi conspicuously avoided Sharif while...

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Unilever goes from strength to strength

Innovations and sustainability are at the heart of growth. That's why Unilever is integrating both into its business strategy. Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever Plc, says he is happy with the progress in driving the company's sustainability agenda in Bangladesh and this has contributed significantly to the strong growth of business here. Polman spoke to The Daily Star in an email interview to give an overview of Unilever's strategy and the positive contribution being made by markets like Bangladesh to its global business growth. The Daily...

     Op-ed

THE talks between Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 18th Saarc summit in Kathmandu, have ended on a positive note. Indian premier has  reassured  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that  two longstanding bilateral issues between next-door neighbours, Teesta water sharing deal and Land Boundary Agreement (LBA), would be resolved sooner rather than later. The good news is, unlike in the past, the LBA bill this time has not met with any opposition at the Indian parliamentary standing committee on the external affairs ministry and  is now waiting to be sent to the next parliamentary session for its passage into a law....

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