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Bangladesh economy safe amid corona fallout By Other | Last Updated: 4th May, 2020, 00:00

The Economist, a UK-based weekly newspaper, placed Bangladesh as the 9th strongest economy in its report on the financial strength of 66 emerging economies in the wake of Covid-19. The ranking,…

Bangladesh economy safe amid corona fallout

Bank interest must be waived if PM gives directive Bank interest must be waived if PM gives directive

Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) Chairman Nazrul Islam Mazumder has said that interests on bank loans will be waived indeed if the prime minister gives any directive. There is no chance…


Salute to brave heroes fighting, dying to save us Salute to brave heroes fighting, dying to save us

COVID-19, like in many other countries of the world, has shaken Bangladesh in multiple ways from the economy to our daily life. Pushing everyone to their limits as everyday is a life with fear, the…


Govt reassesses loss due to Chhatak gas field blowouts Govt reassesses loss due to Chhatak gas field blowouts

The government is reassessing the actual loss due to Chattak gas field blowout in Sunamganj more than 15 years ago by Canadian company Niko Resources as per the instruction of the International Centre…

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Many vehicles ply on city streets as slackened lockdown ignored Many vehicles ply on city streets as slackened lockdown ignored

Traffic on Dhaka streets appeared to be back to its pre- COVID-19 period almost as hundreds of people were out of their homes on Sunday ignoring the ongoing lockdown and social distancing order apparently…

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Free, responsible media must for pluralistic society: Hasan Free, responsible media must for pluralistic society: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said the role of free, independent and responsible media is very important in taking a state forward and reconstructing a pluralistic society. “I…

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Ending Lockdown: Thoughts on Way Out Ending Lockdown: Thoughts on Way Out

Bangladesh like many other countries of the world has started the process towards ending the lockdown, imposed in the face of fear of spreading the deadly COVID-19 infection. After about four months,…

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Govt to cut corporate tax Govt to cut corporate tax

Government has planned to curb the corporate tax up to 7 percent in the upcoming fiscal to give a room for businesses amid corona virus pandemic. Ministry of Finance has taken the initiative…

Asia
India corona toll climbs to 1,301 India corona toll climbs to 1,301

New Delhi: The number of Covid-19 cases almost touched the 40,000-mark on Sunday with further rise in cases in Maharashtra and West Bengal nearing the 1,000-mark, reports Hindustan Times. According…

World
Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise

ROME: Europe on Sunday prepared for a further cautious easing of coronavirus restrictions following signs the pandemic may be slowing, with hard-hit Italy set to follow Spain in allowing people outside,…

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Goethe-Institut, HerStory Foundation to host ‘The Diary of A Young Girl’ Goethe-Institut, HerStory Foundation to host ‘The Diary of A Young Girl’

The Goethe-Institut Bangladesh in partnership with HerStory Foundation will host a digital circle reading ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’ by Anne Frank tomorrow at 07:30pm on the free digital…

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‘Batting with one hand was 5-second madness’ ‘Batting with one hand was 5-second madness’

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal revealed that deciding to bat with one hand against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup was largely due to a five-second madness that gripped him in the dressing room. Tamim…

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14.97pc recovery rate of corona patients in Rangpur division 14.97pc recovery rate of corona patients in Rangpur division

RANGPUR: Twenty-five coronavirus (Covid-19) infected people already recovered out of total 167 detected patients till Saturday with the current recovery rate of 14.97 percent in Rangpur division.…

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18 suspected militants killed in Sinai firefight 18 suspected militants killed in Sinai firefight

CAIRO: Egypt’s interior ministry said Sunday 18 suspected militants were killed in North Sinai in a firefight with security forces, two days after a deadly blast claimed by the Islamic State…

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People management in Fintech People management in Fintech

People Management is probably the most enigmatic function of any company, and the most difficult to predict. The current environment is becoming even more challenging for Human Resources (HR) professionals,…

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