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Welcome 2020 – ‘Mujib Barsho’ By Other | Last Updated: 1st January, 2020, 00:00

Welcome 2020 – the ‘Mujib Barsho’ or the ‘Mujib Year.’ This New Year bears special significance for all Bangladeshis and establishes the old saying that truth always…

Welcome 2020 – ‘Mujib Barsho’

PM launches free textbook

distribution PM launches free textbook distribution

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday formally inaugurated free textbook distribution programme for the academic year 2020 as the ‘National Textbook Festival’ is set to be celebrated…


Textbook

festival

today Textbook festival today

A national textbook festival will be celebrated across the country today, marking the free distribution of books among primary and secondary students. As many as 35,31,44,554 textbooks will…


Health sector fares 
well in 2019 Health sector fares well in 2019

Despite challenges in the health sector, the government achieved success in 2019, a global recognition of which came through an award presented to the prime minister. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina…

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Stable tariff rate a key challenge to consumption Stable tariff rate

a key challenge

to consumption

The consumption of surplus electricity in keeping with an affordable tariff rate is a major challenge in coming days as over half the ‘costly’ generation capacity stands idle due to poor…

Metropolis
President Xi calls for bright future President Xi calls 
for bright future

China hopes to build a beautiful future for mankind together with people all over the world through implementing the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI), President Xi Jinping made the call on the eve of…

Biz Capital
GPA-5 achievers increase in JSC, decrease in PEC exams GPA-5 achievers increase in JSC, decrease in PEC exams

Both the pass percentage and the number of GPA-5 achievers marked rise in the Junior School Certificate (JSC) examination results under Chattogram Education Board this year while the Primary Education…

Editorial
New Year 2020: Our Expectations New Year 2020: Our Expectations

We are at the age of saying goodbye to 2019 and welcome 2020 as a new year. There were several instances that would make us remember 2019 as the country attained a number of milestones during this…

Business
A good year for economy despite challenges A good year for economy despite challenges

Bangladesh’s economy has maintained a stunning growth trend despite global and regional slowdowns in the outgoing years, top economists said. The country has maintained progressive growth…

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New Year’s Anticipations New Year’s Anticipations

If we are human beings, we probably use the beginning of every year to reflect on the past year, make decision and set resolutions for the New Year. It is a good thing to make resolutions, but it takes…

Asia
Taiwan passes law against China influence Taiwan passes law against China influence

TAIPEI: Taiwan passed a controversial bill Tuesday aimed at countering China’s influence on the self-ruled island, less than two weeks before it goes to the polls to elect a new president, reports…

World
Thousands flee to beaches as fires encircle Australian towns Thousands flee to beaches as fires encircle Australian towns

SYDNEY: Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were bedding down at beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on New Year’s Eve after fleeing deadly blazes that ripped through popular tourist…

Culturetainment
Shahnoor begins shooting for ‘Basanta Bikel’ in New Year Shahnoor begins shooting for ‘Basanta Bikel’ in New Year

Popular actress Shahnoor will begin shooting for a new movie at the first day of New Year. She will stand before the camera for the shooting of the film ‘Basanta Bikel’, directed by Rafiq…

Winner
Shakib – the victim of simple allegation Shakib – the victim of simple allegation

There were lots of ups and downs in Bangladesh cricket in 2019 but all said and done it remained obvious that in evolved around Shakib Al Hasan as he was the symbol of hope and despair.  While…

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Cumilla Medical College Hospital fails to deliver Cumilla Medical College Hospital

fails to deliver

CUMILLA: Cumilla Medical College Hospital (CMCH) is unable to provide necessary medical services to its patients for lack of manpower and equipment, causing sufferings to low-income people who largely…

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