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New rating system to help curb bad loans By Other | Last Updated: 19th January, 2019, 00:00

The new Internal Credit Risk Rating System (ICRRS) rolled out by Bangladesh Bank will help strengthen the risk management practices of banks and rein in bad loans, expect economists and bankers.…

New rating system to help curb bad loans

Construction of Ctg elevated expressway begins this month

CHATTOGRAM: The construction work on the elevated expressway from the city’s Lalkhan Bazar intersection to Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport will start in full swing this month.…


Sever ties with Jamaat, Oikya Front

A large number of BNP leaders and activists are in favour of severing their party’s ties with Jatiya Oikya Front and Jamaat-e-Islami. Party insider said BNP should cut off relations with…


Illegal parking worsens city traffic jam

The unauthorised bus stops on roadsides in the capital continue to snarl up traffic in addition to causing sufferings to commuters every day under the very nose of the authorities concerned. The…

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Swine flu kills 40 in India Swine flu kills 40 in India

JAIPUR: At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in western Indian state Rajasthan popular with foreigners, authorities said…

Metropolis
Move to ensure non-stop power supply in Dhaka, N’ganj Move to ensure 
non-stop power supply in Dhaka, N’ganj

A move is underway to implement a Tk 2,000 crore project to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Dhaka’s central and south-west zones and major parts of Narayanganj within the next three years,…

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UK must hold European elections if no Brexit before July 2: EU UK must hold European elections if no Brexit before July 2: EU

BRUSSELS: The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond…

Editorial
Redesigning and Reforming Our Education System Redesigning and Reforming Our Education System

Sk. Hasina’s new cabinet has three very energetic ministers in charge of Education, the most important sector in a country like Bangladesh where our primary resource is our young population who…

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Decentralisation of Writ Jurisdiction of High Court Division Decentralisation of Writ Jurisdiction
of High Court Division

A Latin maxim says, ‘ubi jus ibi remedium’ which means “where there is a right, there is a remedy”. But question is that if the way or proceeding of getting remedy is not in…

Asia
Vietnam ‘willing’ to host Trump-Kim summit Vietnam ‘willing’ to host Trump-Kim summit

HANOI: Vietnam’s premier has said his country is willing to host a much-anticipated second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, reports AFP. One…

World
May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ Brexit May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ Brexit

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not rule out a potentially damaging “no-deal”…

Culturetainment
National Children’s Award Competition 2019 kicks off today National Children’s Award Competition 2019 kicks off today

A national-level talent contest for children titled ‘National Children's Award Competition 2019’ begins around the country today. Organised by Bangladesh Shishu Academy, the…

Winner
Villiers optimistic about Rangpur’s prospects Villiers optimistic about Rangpur’s prospects

Defending champions Rangpur Riders batsman AB de Villiers said that he is optimistic about their chances of playing the knock out stages in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019. Villiers told reporters…

My Districts
Promoting bio-safety in poultry farming stressed Promoting bio-safety in poultry farming stressed

RAJSHAHI: Poultry scientists and researchers at a discussion here have unequivocally called for promoting bio-safety measures in poultry farming for producing safe poultry meat, reports BSS. They…

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