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Land bank in the offing for industrialisation By Other | Last Updated: 3rd November, 2019, 00:00

The government is creating a ‘land bank’ across the country through economic zones for structured, sustainable industrialisation and for attracting investment. Bangladesh Economic…

Land bank in the offing for industrialisation

Tigers vow to prove a point

Bangladesh will take on India in the first T20I of the three-match series at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi today to prove a point following the recent turmoil which rocked Bangladesh’s cricket…


Jail Killing Day today

The nation observes the Jail Killing Day today, commemorating the assassination of four national leaders who were brutally killed inside the Dhaka Central Jail on this day in 1975. The jail…


Fire-safety efforts back to hibernation

The efforts to ensure fire safety in the capital seem to have died down as the authorities concerned are not seen conducting drives at the identified establishments. After the fire incident…

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Oikya Front almost non-functional Oikya Front almost non-functional

The opposition coalition Jatiya Oikya Front (JOF) has turned almost dysfunctional as some of its components have already quit while the major component BNP seems to have lost interest in it, according…

Metropolis
Bangladesh to lead int’l effort on drowning prevention at UN Bangladesh to lead int’l effort on drowning prevention at UN

Bangladesh said it will lead from the front to secure a first ever UN resolution on creating awareness on drowning prevention. Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Ambassador Masud…

Editorial
Global Pharmaceuticals and Our Opportunities Global Pharmaceuticals and Our Opportunities

The number of global citizens has been increasing with the pace of time. Besides, the biodiversity of the earth is experiencing rapid changes in environment and ecological balance. The food…

Business
Banks earn high profits in share markets Banks earn high profits in share markets

The scheduled commercial banks listed in share markets earned high profit against per share in the first nine months this year compared to last year’s. Analysts said most of the share…

Opinion
Paradox of social media in Bangladesh Paradox of social media in Bangladesh

Social media platforms are now the extensively used communication tools of almost half of the people all over the world. They have great popularity in Bangladesh. Nowadays, many people, mostly the…

Asia
Tear gas as thousands defy police in latest HK march Tear gas as thousands defy police in latest HK march

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday as thousands of democracy protesters hit the streets, defying authorities with another unsanctioned march after Beijing vowed to…

World
Johnson backs his deal over no-deal Brexit Johnson backs his deal over no-deal Brexit

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has put his Brexit withdrawal deal at the centre of his election campaign, rejecting an electoral pact with the Brexit Party that would mean he would have…

Culturetainment
Selim Al Deen Utsab at BSA Selim Al Deen Utsab at BSA

The three-day long Selim Al Deen Utsab 2019 is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capita.  State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid inaugurated the festival on Friday,…

Winner
Collective effort key for Tigers, says Riyad Collective effort key for Tigers, says Riyad

Bangladesh T20I captain Mahmudullah Riyad feels that Tigers will have to rely on contributions from every one of the team to earn a positive result but he still feels that Shakib Al Hasan’s absence…

My Districts
‘Cooperative movement essential for dev’ ‘Cooperative movement essential for dev’

GAIBANDHA: Speakers at a post-rally discussion said cooperative movement could play significant role in making Bangladesh prosperous and enriched country in the days ahead as cooperatives have a great…

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Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy Vietnam ‘strongly condemns’ human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

HANOI: Vietnam said Saturday that it “strongly condemns” human trafficking, after British police confirmed 39 people found dead in a truck last week are believed to be Vietnamese, reports…

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Establishing Int’l Publication and Translation Institute is a matter of urgency Establishing Int’l Publication and Translation Institute is a matter of urgency

The 2nd Dhaka Translation Fest (DTF) 2019 was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Dhaka on the wonderful October Friday (25 October 2019) in the historic city of Dhaka. The 2-day festival was dedicated…

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