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BB starts impact assessment By Other | Last Updated: 7th December, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has moved to assess the impact of single-digit interest on existing outstanding loans before introducing single-digit interest rate for industrial loans. The move is aimed…

BB starts impact assessment

Internet addiction destroying youths Internet addiction destroying youths

Excessive use of the internet, gadgets and social media is taking a toll on the country’s young generation, especially the young adults who are becoming addicted to the digital world. Though…


Media role vital for social equity Media role vital for social equity

In a mess of internet media, traditional news producers - newspapers and televisions – have significant role to establish freedom of expressions and promote good practices in the society for…


Modi, Pranab, Sonia likely to attend the historic event Modi, Pranab, Sonia likely to attend the historic event

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman…

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BNP grass roots upset as no action prog announced BNP grass roots upset as no action prog announced

BNP leaders and activists are upset that their party high-ups did not announce any tougher agitation for release of party chairperson Khaleda Zia after her bail hearing was adjourned until December…

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EC signs up over 9m new voters EC signs up over 9m new voters

The Election Commission has gathered the data of more than 9 million citizens to update the voter list, reports bdnews24.com. The commission registered the prospective voters aged between 15…

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Stop gender-based violence: Speakers Stop gender-based violence: Speakers

Speakers at a programme call for raising awareness among the mass people to take stand against any forms of gender-based violence including rape and sexual harassment. They also stressed to…

Editorial
Eggs Are Laid By Cows! Eggs Are Laid By Cows!

‘One in three primary school children in Britain think eggs are laid by cows.’  This is the result of a survey conducted by the Charity Cook School and kitchen appliance firm Zanussi.…

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How Scientific Discovery Recognised by Nobel Prizes in 2019 Benefit Humankind? How Scientific Discovery Recognised by Nobel Prizes in 2019 Benefit Humankind?

In his will, Alfred Nobel states that “.. the capital, invested in safe securities by my executors, shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of…

Asia
HK protesters vow weekend rally  HK protesters vow weekend rally

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Friday vowed to hold another massive rally over the weekend and warned the city’s pro-Beijing leader not to think a recent lull in violence means…

World
US considering troop boost to counter Iran US considering troop boost to counter Iran

WASHINGTON: The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying fresh forces to counter Iran, with an official saying some 5,000 to 7,000 troops could head to the region, reports AFP.   …

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Cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman no more Cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman no more

Noted cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman Khan passed away at hospital in the capital on Thursday. He was 70. Mahfuzur, who was undergoing treatment in United Hospital, breathed his last around…

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A silver-laden day for Bangladesh A silver-laden day for Bangladesh

Bangladesh had yet another mediocre day filled with silver medals at 13th South Asian Games at Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal on Friday. Weightlifter Shakhayet Hossain clinched silver medal…

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Two British-era rail bridges pose risks Two British-era rail bridges pose risks

SIRAJGANJ: Train movement over two rail bridges built during British rule on Dhaka-Ishwardi route in Ullapara upazila here have become extremely risky due to cracks in its girder and rust in iron plates.…

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'India’s Contribution to the Liberation War of 1971 and Bangladesh-India Relation' 'India’s Contribution to the Liberation War of 1971 and Bangladesh-India Relation'

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, among others, attend a discussion titled “India’s Contribution to the Liberation War of 1971…

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