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‘Reopen industries to save economy’ By Other | Last Updated: 1st May, 2020, 00:00

Industries should resume operations by maintaining proper health and safety conditions for the workers to allow the wheels of the country’s economy to move again and save the jobs and livelihoods…

‘Reopen industries to save economy’

Workers cry for justice Workers cry for justice

Kamal Chowdhury, an employee of Bangladesh Chemistry Industries Corporation (BCIC), has been moving in a labour court since 2002 to get justice. His wait for legal rights is yet to be over though 18…


PSC for recruitment of 7,000 docs, nurses PSC for recruitment of 7,000 docs, nurses

The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday recommended recruiting 2,000 doctors and 5,054 nurses on urgent basis to tackle the coronavirus crisis in the country. The PSC recommended…


Tk 2.05 trillion ADP likely for FY21 Tk 2.05 trillion ADP likely for FY21

The next fiscal year’s ADP size is likely to see a modest rise to Tk 2051.45 billion amid the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on agriculture, health and the social safety net to recover…

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ADB okays $100m credit for corona response ADB okays $100m credit for corona response

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday approved a $100 million loan to support Bangladesh in its efforts to address the immediate public health requirements in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.…

Metropolis
Homeless people to get accommodation: Quader Homeless people to get accommodation: Quader

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the government would arrange accommodation for all homeless people throughout the country. “By preparing a list of homeless…

Editorial
What Coronavirus Means for Climate Change What Coronavirus Means for Climate Change

Climate change has been declared a global emergency, yet to date the world has largely failed to address it. Even the Paris agreement has not been implemented due to the veto of US. In contrast, the…

Business
Netherlands won’t cancel RMG purchase orders Netherlands won’t cancel RMG purchase orders

The Netherlands has assured Bangladesh that the Dutch buyers will not cancel or suspend their orders for purchasing readymade garments (RMG) from Bangladesh.  Dutch Minister for Foreign…

Our faith
Humanity as supreme religion of human beings Humanity as supreme religion of human beings

When we talk about any material, element or object then the word ‘religion’ means characteristics or quality and we never argue with that idea. We do believe that inanimate thing and creature…

Asia
S Korea reports zero new corona cases S Korea reports zero new corona cases

South Korea, once one of the hardest-hit countries in the coronavirus pandemic, reported no new cases on Thursday, boosting hopes of an eventual return to normality as US scientists hailed the results…

World
Hopes rise in virus battle as US scientists hail drug trial Hopes rise in virus battle as US scientists hail drug trial

US scientists have hailed a potential breakthrough in the coronavirus fight after a trial showed patients responding to an antiviral drug, fueling global hopes for a return to normal despite mounting…

Culturetainment
Rishi Kapoor dies after two-year battle with cancer Rishi Kapoor dies after two-year battle with cancer

Veteran Indian actor Rishi Kapoor has died at 67 after a two-year battle with leukaemia. Rishi breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday. His wife and actor…

Winner
Cook introduces fielding rotation Cook introduces fielding rotation

Bangladesh National Cricket Team fielding coach Ryan Cook said that they have introduced a ‘rotation-policy’ to develop the skill of their fielders in different positions. Specialised…

My Districts
45 more test corona positive in five districts 45 more test corona positive in five districts

45 more persons were diagnosed coronavirus (Covid-19) positive in the last 24 hours till noon on Thursday. BSS says in Mymensingh: A total of 17 patients were detected as coronavirus carrier…

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