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2.1m people to be made literate in ‘Mujib Barsho’ By Other | Last Updated: 9th February, 2020, 00:00

The Primary and Mass Education Ministry has taken various programmes including enlightening 2.1 million people with literacy marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh…

2.1m people to be made 
literate in ‘Mujib Barsho’

Antibiotic resistance turns alarming 
Antibiotic resistance turns alarming

Antibiotic resistance has increased at an alarming rate in the country as many costly and reserved drugs are not working in various cases, clearly a threat to public health, medical sources said.…


Coronavirus toll hits 722
in China
Coronavirus toll hits 722 in China

BEIJING: The death toll from China’s coronavirus outbreak soared to 722 on Saturday, including the first foreign victim, as Hong Kong imposed a mandatory quarantine on mainland arrivals to block…


All inbound

passengers to

be screened

at HSIA All inbound passengers to be screened at HSIA

Screening of passengers of all flights started at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here as coronavirus cases were detected in more than two dozens countries, including China, reports UNB.…

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Agri products export soars to $603m in 7 months Agri products export soars to $603m in 7 months

Bangladesh’s agricultural exports have increased in the first seven months of the current FY 2019-20 mainly due to rise in the production of organic products in order to meet the phytosanitary…

Metropolis
Govt works to ensure quality edn: Minister Govt works to ensure quality edn: Minister

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday said the present government is working relentlessly to ensure quality of education for developing skilled workforce in the country, reports BSS. “We…

Editorial
Problems of Teaching-learning Process at Tertiary Level Problems of Teaching-learning Process at Tertiary Level

In the old paradigm of teaching, knowledge is transferred from a course teacher to her/his students in a form of information transfer. But students in this paradigm of teaching passively receive information…

Business
Businesses hope for investment boost Businesses hope for investment boost

The announcement to introduce single-digit lending rates has created new hope and optimism in the business community. As per Bangladesh Bank (BB) guideline, the private commercial banks are…

Opinion
Elected officials must fulfil their promises Elected officials must fulfil their promises

The second election of the two city corporations of Dhaka has been held and the ruling Awami League (AL) has won by a large number of seats the two mayoral posts in both the city corporations. In DNCC…

Asia
HK imposes quarantine rules on mainland Chinese HK imposes quarantine rules on mainland Chinese

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has begun a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone arriving from mainland China, in a fresh effort to contain the deadly new coronavirus, reports BBC. Visitors must isolate themselves…

World
Top hopefuls Buttigieg, Sanders under fire in Democratic debate Top hopefuls Buttigieg, Sanders under fire in Democratic debate

MANCHESTER: White House hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg—riding neck-and-neck in the polls ahead of the next Democratic primary contest—come under sustained attack on the debate…

Culturetainment
Kazi Salahuddin’s solo art exhibition underway at AFD Kazi Salahuddin’s solo art exhibition underway at AFD

The solo art exhibition titled ‘11 Gates to Visual Basics’ by artist Kazi Salahuddin Ahmed, underway at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD). The exhibition was begun on…

Winner
Young Tigers on the cusp of tuning history Young Tigers on the cusp

of tuning history

An inspired Bangladesh will be eyeing to create history as they take on India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup final at Senwes Park in South Africa today. The weather, unfortunately, in Potchefstroom…

My Districts
Mongla to get 10MW floating solar power plant Mongla to get 10MW floating solar power plant

A process is underway to set up a 10MW floating solar power plant at Mongla as a Mujib Borsho gift for the people of the area, reports UNB.   According to official sources, the Power…

Campus
Scoutinig helps avert corporal punishment Scoutinig helps avert corporal punishment

There is much talk floating around these days about children not being respectful to their teachers, their parents, and elders in general. Some people in their eureka moment, espouse corporal…

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Merkel dismisses govt official over far-right vote scandal Merkel dismisses govt official over far-right vote scandal

BERLIN: Angela Merkel dismissed a member of her government on Saturday as she grapples with a crisis gripping her coalition after regional MPs from her conservative party sided with the far right in…

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