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Big borrowers reluctant to pay debts By Other | Last Updated: 8th February, 2020, 00:00

Big borrowers are busy looking for different ways to avoid paying their debts, resulting in a rise in non-performing loans (NPL) owed by large enterprises. Non-performing loans at large enterprises’…

Big borrowers reluctant to 
pay debts

Manpower crisis 
hits DMP’s women support unit Manpower crisis hits DMP’s women support unit

The Women Support and Investigation Division (WSID) under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is struggling due to manpower shortage. WSID is the only specialized division of DMP providing support…


Foreign students losing interest 
in Bangladesh universities Foreign students losing interest in Bangladesh universities

The enrollment of overseas students into the Bangladeshi universities has nosedived as the tertiary educational institutions have failed to live up to their expectations. Lack of facilities…


Whistleblower dies, 61 infected in cruise ship Whistleblower dies, 61 infected in cruise ship

BEIJING: A Chinese doctor who was punished after raising the alarm about China’s new coronavirus died from the pathogen on Friday as 61 cases of the deadly disease were confirmed in a quarantined…

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Move to enhance BSTI capacity Move to enhance 
BSTI capacity

The government is working to enhance the monitoring capacity as well as the self-financing ability of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution through taking a series of steps. To this end,…

Metropolis
Remain seized of Rohingya issue Remain seized of

Rohingya issue

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam has urged the European Parliament (EP) to remain seized of the Rohingya issue through its various monitoring mechanisms and tools towards facilitating…

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Annual cultural programme of BAF SEMS held Annual cultural programme of BAF SEMS held

The Annual Cultural Programme and Prize Giving Ceremony 2019-20 of BAF Shaheen English Medium School (BAF SEMS) was held at the BAF Shaheen Hall in the capital on Thursday. Assistant Chief of…

Editorial
Students Need 21st-century Skills to Be Glocal Citizens Students Need 21st-century Skills to Be Glocal Citizens

According to the renowned sociologist and theorist of globalization Roland Robertson, today only the glocal exists. We are neither global nor local any more. The glocal is the outcome of the historically…

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Dhaka City Mayoral Elections: Foreign Missions’ Despicable Role! Dhaka City Mayoral Elections: Foreign

Missions’ Despicable Role!

Since the end of the Cold War, election observation has grown into a veritable industry as democratisation has spread across the world. Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter states that, “All Members…

Asia
Death of Chinese doctor fuels anger, demands for change Death of Chinese doctor fuels anger, demands for change

BEIJING: The death of a whistleblowing doctor whose early warnings about China’s new coronavirus outbreak were suppressed by the police has unleashed a wave of anger at the government’s…

World
Macron urges greater EU role in curbing nuclear threats Macron urges greater EU role in curbing nuclear threats

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called on Friday for European nations to play a more direct role in halting a new nuclear arms race, saying they “cannot remain spectators” against…

Culturetainment
BTV gets two new digital studios BTV gets two new digital studios

Two new digital studios of the state-run television BTV have been inaugurated at the Shaheed Manirul Alam auditorium at BTV Bhaban in the capital on Wednesday.  Information Minister Dr…

Winner
Tigers’ dismal show goes on Tigers’ dismal show goes on

Bangladesh tumbled for 233 runs in 82.5 overs while batting first in the first Test of the two-match series against Pakistan that commenced on Friday at Rawalpindi. Mohammad Mithun was the highest…

My Districts
Growing awareness improves health index in Rangpur Growing awareness improves health index in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The growing public awareness by virtue of digitisation and other government efforts continues reducing extent of maternal and neonatal deaths and child marriage for improving health indexes…

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Delhi assembly polls today Delhi assembly polls today

NEW DELHI: Voting for the high-stakes Delhi assembly election will take place today. There are 672 candidates in fray for 70 Assembly seats, reports Business Standard.  Over 14.7 million…

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