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Incentives for loan disbursement among poor By Other | Last Updated: 11th March, 2017, 00:00

The central bank is encouraging banks and microcredit institutions to disburse loans from a Tk 200 crore [2 billion] refinancing scheme, launched three years ago, among the low-income people who were…

Incentives for loan disbursement among poor

Children getting obsessed with electronic gadgets

Children are increasingly getting obsessed with various electronic gadgets, specially smartphones, tablets and laptops, causing  grave concern for the parents. These days, children…


Myanmar committing crimes against humanity: UN

A top UN official says “crimes against humanity” are being committed by the military and police against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, reports BBC. The UN’s…


Park removed as S Korean president

SEOUL: In a historic ruling on Friday, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country…

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Bangabandhu to remain in people’s hearts forever: PM Bangabandhu to remain in 
people’s hearts forever: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said no one will be able to erase the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from the hearts of Bangalees, reports UNB. …

Metropolis
Commonwealth trade ministers laud dev of Bangladesh Commonwealth trade ministers
laud dev of Bangladesh

Commerce ministers of Commonwealth countries highly appreciated the advancement of Bangladesh in different sectors. They came up with the appreciation at a roundtable on “technology…

Biz Capital
Move to mitigate water crisis in Ctg Move to mitigate water crisis in Ctg

The much-awaited 140-mld (million liters per day) capacity water treatment plan goes into formal operation to meet a total of 70 percent demand of water in the port city. Prime Minister…

Editorial
Development Needs Everybody’s Participation Development Needs Everybody’s Participation

Development of a country is a never ending process.  A country needs to have vision for achieving and continuing its target of development. Vision for development and its proper use is more important…

Post Loug
BRRI Works for Maximum, Credit Goes to Nuclear Science! BRRI Works for Maximum, Credit Goes to Nuclear Science!

Bangladesh Triples Rice Production with the Help of Nuclear Science” a recent report  (www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/bangladesh-triples-rice-production-with-help-of-nuclear-science) from…

Asia
UN chief mulls talking to India, Pakistan on Kashmir UN chief mulls talking to India, Pakistan on Kashmir

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is mulling the option of talking to senior officials from India and Pakistan on the situation in Kashmir and will see how things can be improved…

World
US states launch legal challenges against Trump travel ban US states launch legal challenges against Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON: Several US states have launched legal challenges against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, reports BBC. Trump signed an executive order placing a 90-day ban…

Culturetainment
Asif’s music video released Asif’s music video released

Putting all speculations to rest, the music video of singer Asif Akbar was finally released on the YouTube channel of Dhruba Music Station on Thursday. After a 13-year long hiatus, celebrated…

Winner
Bangladesh openers keep hopes alive Bangladesh openers keep hopes alive

DAY 4: Bangladesh 312 and 67 for no loss (Sarkar 53*, Tamim 13*) need 390 to win against Sri Lanka 494 and 274/6 dec (Tharanga 115, Chandimal 50*, Mehedi 2/77)…

My Districts
Students vow to fight graft Students vow to fight graft

CHAPAINAWABGANJ: About 2,200 students from different schools of this district took part in an anti-corruption oath taking ceremony on Friday, reports BSS. The swearing in ceremony was…

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Iraq forces advance in Mosul as IS resistance ‘weakens’ Iraq forces advance in Mosul as IS resistance ‘weakens’

MOSUL: Iraqi special forces battling the Islamic State group on Friday pushed deeper into west Mosul, where a commander said jihadist resistance is showing signs of weakening under repeated assaults,…

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