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15 million may become jobless in Bangladesh By Other | Last Updated: 6th May, 2020, 00:00

With the global fallout on job figures, Bangladesh is also predicted to have a great impact on employment as well as trade and economy in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Researchers from…

15 million may become jobless in Bangladesh

Security guards at high risk of corona infection Security guards at high risk of corona infection

The security guards working for different establishments including ATM booths, corporate offices and residential buildings run the risk of coronavirus exposure as they continue to work braving the…


Dhaka waits for UN special medical team Dhaka waits for UN special medical team

Dhaka is waiting for the arrival of a United Nations expert medical team to assist local doctors fighting to prevent and cure patients suffering from COVID-19, which has seriously affected the country’s…


17 JMB men held in city 17 JMB men held in city

Police arrested 17 alleged members of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Kakrail in the capital on Monday. The arrestees are Haider Ali, 44, Mahmudul Hasan…

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Haor farmers frustrated over low Boro price Haor farmers frustrated over low Boro price

Farmers are counting huge losses due to low price of Boro paddy in the country’s haor (wetland) areas after a bumper crop production this year. The paddy growers are failing to recover…

Metropolis
Quader slams BNP for criticising govt Quader slams BNP for criticising govt

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday slammed the Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) politics saying that the party is infected with the ‘virus of criticism against…

Editorial
Education in the Time of Corona: What Should Universities Do? Education in the Time of Corona: What Should Universities Do?

The outbreak of coronavirus pandemic has reached dangerous proportions all over the world and brought great difficulties in its train. The prolonged situation is taking its toll on human lives, global…

Business
DSE likely to resume May 10 DSE likely to resume May 10

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has sought permission from the capital market regulator Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) to resume trading from May 10 amid the ongoing corona virus.…

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Lockdown Lessons from Gandhi Lockdown Lessons from Gandhi

On September 22nd, 1921, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, ideologue and Mahatma of the greatest mass uprising in the annals of the farflung British Empire, was, by his own admission, apprehensive to the…

Asia
India embarks on ‘massive’ coronavirus repatriation India embarks on ‘massive’ coronavirus repatriation

NEW DELHI: India has embarked on a ‘massive’ operation calling up passenger jets and naval ships to bring back some of the hundreds of thousands of nationals stuck abroad due to coronavirus…

World
Europe eases lockdown Europe eases lockdown

ROME: Hopes rose in the fight against the coronavirus on Monday as world leaders pledged billions of euros for a vaccine in a special telethon and European countries edged out of lockdown, reports…

Culturetainment
IGCC to host webinar ‘Tribute to Rabindranath Tagore’ May 8 IGCC to host webinar ‘Tribute to Rabindranath Tagore’ May 8

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), Dhaka will organise a webinar ‘Tribute to Rabindranath Tagore- A ray of hope through Tagore’s Philosophy’ on Friday on the occasion of Rabindra…

Winner
Mash praises Tamim’s leadership qualities Mash praises Tamim’s leadership qualities

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said that he has full faith in his successor Tamim Iqbal’s leadership qualities and insisted he is confident of his credential as new Tigers'…

My Districts
Farmers benefit from Pepino Melon farming in Rangpur Farmers benefit from Pepino Melon farming in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The first Pepino Melon fruit in Bangladesh is being cultivated at Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur district. Its demand is increasing in the area because of the cultivation method is simple,…

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