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Aviation sector faces setback By Other | Last Updated: 15th March, 2020, 00:00

Bangladeshi airline operators have been stung by the fallout of the deadly coronavirus outbreak across the globe just at a time when the country’s strong economy has opened doors to the expansion…

Aviation sector faces setback

Flights from Europe suspended till Mar 31 Flights from Europe suspended till Mar 31

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, the government imposed a temporary ban on travel from most European and other coronavirus-hit countries and suspended flights from those countries.…


Enact law to ensure compensation: PM Enact law to ensure compensation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned to formulate a new law to ensure proper compensation for landowners affected by land acquisition for electricity grid connectivity…


Army guard Italy returnees reluctant to be quarantined Army guard Italy returnees reluctant to be quarantined

A group of Italy returnees demonstrated outside the Ashkola Haj Camp to allow them to go home instead of being quarantined. Army men were deployed after around 30 Italy-returnees, out of 142…

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Over 28,000 consumers complain in 10 years Over 28,000 consumers complain in 10 years

As Bangladesh joins the international community in marking the World Consumer Rights Day today, officials said more than 28,000 complaints were filed in the past 10 years, but little action could be…

Metropolis
Biman suspends more flights Biman suspends more flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended more flights on four domestic and two international routes due to coronavirus effect. Biman Managing Director Mokabbir Hossain confirmed the matter.…

Editorial
Corona Pandemic and Dismal Global Response Corona Pandemic and Dismal Global Response

The world has come to an unprecedented standstill due to the pandemic caused by outbreak of the Corona or Covid-19 virus. Different diseases and illness caused enormous sufferings and loss of human…

Business
Govt setting up chemical godowns in Gazipur Govt setting up chemical

godowns in Gazipur

The government is constructing chemical godowns for relocating risky chemical warehouses from old Dhaka, Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Saturday. He also said a chemical industrial…

Opinion
Mujib Barsho: Triple treats for Bengalis worldwide Mujib Barsho: Triple treats for Bengalis worldwide

2020 will not only be remembered as the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu, but also as the year in which Bangladesh celebrated not one, not two, but three New Years! The first (January…

Asia
China’s imported virus cases rise as local infections drop again China’s imported virus cases rise as local infections drop again

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: The number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, according to…

World
World closes borders, restricts travel to contain coronavirus spread World closes borders, restricts travel to contain coronavirus spread

Countries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders, impose strict entry and quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings in efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus,…

Culturetainment
Boishakhi TV’s new serial ‘Ekti Gram Ekti Shohor’ starts from March 17 Boishakhi TV’s new serial ‘Ekti Gram Ekti Shohor’ starts from March 17

On the occasion of birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a new mega drama serial titled ‘Ekti Gram Ekti Shohor’ will be broadcast on Boishakhi TV…

Winner
Standard Chartered claim title Standard Chartered
claim title

Standard Chartered Bank Ltd became the champions of Bankers Championship Trophy 2020 beating Eastern Bank Ltd by 32 runs in the final of the meet on Saturday. Batting first, Standard Chartered…

My Districts
‘ABAK’ project benefits 9,340 villagers in Rajshahi ‘ABAK’ project benefits 9,340 villagers in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: The ‘Amar Bari Amar Khamar (ABAK)’ project as well as its Polly Sonchoy Bank (PSB) has started contributing a lot towards making the less-income group villagers self-reliant through…

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Syria death toll 384,000 after nine years of war Syria death toll 384,000 after nine years of war

BEIRUT: At least 384,000 people have died in Syria, including more than 116,000 civilians, since the war began in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday, reports AFP.…

Campus
A unique library opens at JU A unique library opens at JU

Books are the ultimate source of knowledge. The technology-based modern era undoubtedly is providing updated techniques for acquiring knowledge. Computer, Internet, eBooks, Blogging sites, Websites,…

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