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Country’s agri sector shrinking By Other | Last Updated: 12th January, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh’s agriculture sector is shrinking gradually due to low price of crops at the farmers level and farm lands being increasingly used for new industries. The country’s agricultural…

Country’s agri sector shrinking

Dengue turns endemic Dengue turns endemic

Dengue infection has turned endemic in the country as the deadly virus infected over one lakh people with 150 confirmed deaths last year. Health experts have called upon the authorities concerned…


Misuse of bonded warehouse facility Misuse of bonded warehouse facility

The bonded warehouse facility is being widely abused by unscrupulous businessmen affecting government revenue earning as well as smooth business operation by local entrepreneurs. Businesses…


Electioneering gains momentum Electioneering gains momentum

The mayoral candidates of political parties, including ruling Awami League and opposition BNP, are carrying out massive campaign to woo voters in the upcoming Dhaka city corporation elections.…

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Strong institutions key to sustainable dev Strong institutions key to sustainable dev

Sustainability of Bangladesh’s economic growth largely hinges on strong institutions, economists said on Saturday. At the same time, low investment and low-wage dominant less productive…

Metropolis
Perform your duties with honesty Perform your duties with honesty

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged the Vice-Chancellors of public universities to perform their duties with dedication and honesty and stay away from corruption and irregularities, reports UNB.…

Editorial
BJP Is Loosing Ground over CAA, NRC BJP Is Loosing Ground over CAA, NRC

The ruling BJP camp in India is confused about contentious National Register of Citizens (NRC). The pan-India implementation of NRC is next on home minister Amit Shah’s list. After passing…

Business
Slow projects to lose funds in RADP Slow projects to lose funds in RADP

Allocations are likely to be trimmed from slow-moving and weak projects and pumped into the faster ones in the current fiscal’s revised ADP for a better development spending.  …

Opinion
Extreme events reversing development goals Extreme events reversing development goals

Cyclones in the Caribbean and Pacific, devastating bushfires in Australia, recurrent floods and droughts in Asia and Africa, increasingly bring tragic loss of life to our nations and communities, inflicting…

Asia
N Korea to resume talks with US if demands met N Korea to resume talks with US if demands met

SEOUL: North Korea said Saturday it had received Donald Trump’s letter wishing a happy birthday to leader Kim Jong Un, but warned it would only return to nuclear talks if Washington fully accepts…

World
World demands full account after Iran admits World demands

full account after Iran admits

PARIS: Iran said Saturday it had unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week outside Tehran killing 176 people, calling it an “unforgivable mistake”, reports…

Culturetainment
Selim Al Deen Utsab begins Jan 14 Selim Al Deen Utsab begins Jan 14

The three-day Selim Al Deen Utsab 2020 will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area on January 14.    To mark the 12th death anniversary…

Winner
Rajshahi confirm qualifier berth Rajshahi confirm qualifier berth

Opener Liton Das blasted a fluent 48 ball-75 as Rajshahi Royals confirmed their place in the first Qualifier, pounding Chattogram Challengers by 8 wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium…

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10,000 people in trouble with new, but collapsed Khulna bridge 10,000 people in trouble with new, but collapsed Khulna bridge

Khulna: A wooden bridge over the Bhadra River, the lone means to cross the river, collapsed recently within a week of construction, causing extreme sufferings to 10,000 residents of Shovona and Kharnia…

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