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Coronavirus may hit Bangladesh economy By Other | Last Updated: 6th February, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh’s economy may face the effect of the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China and many other countries. Businesses feel that the outbreak may leave a significant…

Coronavirus may hit Bangladesh economy

Foreign workers

 remit Tk 264b a year illegally: TIB Foreign workers remit Tk 264b a year illegally: TIB

Nearly Tk 264 billion is being illegally remitted from Bangladesh every year by some 0.25 million foreigners working in the country. The trend is not only depriving the government exchequer…


Stayed back in 
China for safety 
of Bangladeshis Stayed back in China for safety of Bangladeshis

A group of Bangladeshi students stayed back in China when a special aircraft went to evacuate them due to the outbreak of deadly coronavirus as they did not want to be the carriers of the disease before…


Mismatch remains in software export data
Mismatch remains in software export data

Country’s software sector is moving forward through exporting services to over 30 countries, however, the mismatch in export data still remains. Bangladesh Association of Software and…

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None can pull Bangladesh backward any more: PM None can pull Bangladesh 
backward any more: PM

ROME: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh has attained an ability to advance further by competing any nation of the world and asserted that none can pull the country backward any more,…

Metropolis
Ensure quality education Ensure quality
education

Patuakhali: President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday urged all concerned to ensure the quality of education through united efforts, saying it is one of the biggest challenges for Bangladesh, reports UNB.…

Sun Extra
BNP disrespects court: Hasan BNP disrespects court: Hasan

Turning down BNP’s demand to the government for the release of its chief Begum Khaleda Zia, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said they (BNP) are virtually showing disrespect…

Editorial
Bangabandhu in Kolkata Bangabandhu in Kolkata

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started his visits abroad with Kolkata, from 6 to 8 February 1972. The sky of Kolkata had been cloudy for few days. The drizzling was never going…

Business
Tk 501 billion loans rescheduled in 2019 Tk 501 billion loans rescheduled in 2019

Default loans amounting to Tk 501.86 billion were regularised in 2019--- the largest volume of loan rescheduling recorded in a single year, Bangladesh Bank (BB) data show. Despite criticism…

Education
Agenda 2030 and the Role of Libraries Agenda 2030 and

the Role of Libraries

The National Library Day is celebrated on 05 February. As a library remains unrestricted for all to provide any relevant services, including reading, information and research, it is termed as a University…

Asia
Hong Kong Cathay Pacific asks all staffto take unpaid leave Hong Kong Cathay Pacific asks

all staffto take unpaid leave

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific is asking its entire workforce to take up to three weeks of unpaid leave, its CEO announced Wednesday, as the airline faces a crisis in…

World
Buttigieg takes lead in Iowa vote, Sanders second Buttigieg takes

lead in Iowa vote, Sanders second

MANCHESTER: Democratic White House candidate Pete Buttigieg seized a shock lead in the chaotic Iowa caucuses, closely trailed by leftist senator Bernie Sanders, according to partial returns released…

Culturetainment
IGCC’s ‘Melodies of Spring’ on February 8 IGCC’s ‘Melodies of Spring’ on February 8

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), High Commission of India, Bangladesh, is ogranising a cultural programme titled ‘Melodies of Spring’ on February 8. The programme will be held…

Winner
Thrilled to be with Kings, says Bracos Thrilled to be with Kings,

says Bracos

Argentine forward Hernan Barcos arrived in the capital on Wednesday to join Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champions Bashundhara Kings. Confirming his arrival, Bashundhara Kings President Imrul…

My Districts
‘Friendly relations build happy family’ ‘Friendly relations build

happy family’

RANGPUR: Health experts at a discussion have stressed on building friendly relations between daughters-in-law and mothers-in-law to build planned and happy families, reports BSS. They expressed…

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