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Don’t deposit fund in weak banks By Other | Last Updated: 8th August, 2019, 00:00

The government has instructed state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the energy sector not to deposit funds at poor rating banks and non-banking financial Institutions (FIs) as it might put their capital…

Don’t deposit fund in weak banks

No good news on dengue as number of sick rises

The health directorate has given six special instructions on dengue management to the holiday crowd on their doings before and during the Eid-ul-Azha festival as officials failed to give any good news…


JRC sits today after 9 years

The Joint Rivers Commission (JRC) will sit for a meeting in Dhaka today after nine years to discuss the cross-border river issues between the two neighbouring countries—Bangladesh and India.…


‘Forgive me’ DNCC mayor on dengue epidemic

In a welcome move, Atiqul Islam, the mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Wednesaday asked those suffering from the dengue fever and their families to forgive him amid widespread criticism…

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Waste management system costs Savar leather estate Waste management system costs Savar leather estate

The much-hyped relocation of tannery industries to Savar Industrial Leather Estate from the city’s Hazaribagh took place more than two years ago, but the work of the waste management system in…

Metropolis
Don’t spray ineffective mosquito repellent: Quader Don’t spray ineffective mosquito repellent: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has asked the authorities concerned to refrain from spraying ineffective mosquito repellent in the fight against dengue. “I would like to…

Sun Extra
Animal waste to be cleaned within 24 hours: Khokon Animal waste to be cleaned
within 24 hours: Khokon

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Wednesday asked the employees of the city corporation to remove the waste of sacrificial animals within 24 hours of the day of Eid-ul-Azha.…

Editorial
A Stream of Windows and Humane Dimension of Trade A Stream of Windows and
Humane Dimension of Trade

A Stream of Windows is a collection of Jagadish Bhagwati’s essays, op-ed articles, reviews and letters on policy domain in the field of trade, immigration and democracy.  Published by the…

Education
Practical method of learning a new language Practical method of learning
a new language

People ask me, “How can I improve in English? I know enough words but can’t express what I want to say.” I ask them, “If you want to be a singer what should you do? Or…

Business
Govt cancels 124 VoIP licences Govt cancels 124 VoIP licences

Telecom regulatory authority BTRC cancelled licences of 124 technology firms providing voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services. In a statement on Wednesday, Bangladesh Telecommunications…

Asia
Protester dies, scores arrested in Indian Kashmir lockdown Protester dies, scores arrested in Indian Kashmir lockdown

SRINAGAR: A protester died after being chased by police and more than 100 people were arrested during a curfew in Kashmir’s main city after the restive region’s autonomy was scrapped by…

World
Nations agree landmark UN climate report after marathon talks Nations agree landmark UN climate report after marathon talks

GENEVA: Negotiators from 195 countries on Wednesday finalised the most comprehensive scientific assessment yet of how the land we live off affects climate change, after marathon talks in Geneva, sources…

Culturetainment
Chhayanaut observes Tagore’s death anniversary Chhayanaut observes Tagore’s death anniversary

Country’s leading cultural organisation Chhayanaut arranged cultural event to pay tribute to the Noble laureate litterateur and poet Rabindranath Tagore, on his 78th death anniversary at its…

Winner
BCB hunting head coach for Tigers BCB hunting head coach for Tigers

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) began their search for the next head coach by interviewing former South Africa coach Russel Domingo on Wednesday. BCB shortlisted three coaches from where they…

My Districts
Over 50,000 getting old-age allowance in Bhola Over 50,000 getting old-age allowance in Bhola

BHOLA: More than fifty-seven thousand elderly persons are getting old-age allowances in seven upazilas of the district. In the last fiscal year the social welfare ministry has disbursed Taka…

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US warns China, Russia not to do business with Venezuela US warns China, Russia not to do business with Venezuela

LIMA: Washington warned China and Russia to avoid doing business with the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro, as delegates from some 60 countries discussed ways of ending the crisis in the South American…

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