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Public varsities may face session jam By Other | Last Updated: 10th May, 2020, 00:00

The public universities are likely to return to its previous session jam in the wake of the perennial shutdown centring the coronavirus pandemic. The authorities of the country’s highest…

Public varsities may face session jam

Yaba smuggling continues amid lockdown Yaba smuggling continues amid lockdown

Despite the fact that the whole country including the capital has come to a standstill due to the ongoing lockdown, the smuggling of contraband item yaba is far from being any let-up. Evading…


Lockdown reduces risk of heart attack Lockdown reduces risk of heart attack

Coronavirus or covid-19, which is causing huge loss of lives across the world every day, has emerged as a piece of good news for people as incidents of cardiac arrest and stroke have significantly…


Prof Anisuzzaman shifted to Dhaka CMH Prof Anisuzzaman shifted to Dhaka CMH

National Professor Dr Anisuzzaman was shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital from Universal Medical College Hospital on Saturday. The authorities of Universal Medical College…

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BB doubles stimulus package for CMSMEs BB doubles stimulus package for CMSMEs

The volume of Bangladesh Bank (BB) funded three refinancing schemes has doubled to revive the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises (CMSMEs) affected by the covid-19 epidemic. The size…

Metropolis
Propaganda more hazardous than virus: Quader Propaganda more hazardous than virus: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday slammed a quarter for spreading rumours and propagandas against the government over Covid-19 through social sites. “These…

Editorial
LDC Gradation – Challenge Due to Corona LDC Gradation – Challenge Due to Corona

For Graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC), on 18 March 2018 Bangladesh celebrated the first recommendation of Committee for Development Policy (CPD) under United Nation Department of Economics…

Business
Tk 100bn being diverted from less priority projects Tk 100bn being diverted 
from less priority projects

The government will spend Tk100 billion ADP money curtailing from the less priority projects for fighting coronavirus in the country.  The government has already identified 336 such projects…

Opinion
Coronavirus affecting children's mental health Coronavirus affecting children's mental health

Some young people are happy to stay at home. But mental health professionals claim that even young kids who don't like to attend school are being affected by prolonged home stay like prisoners…

Asia
India corona toll rises to 1,981 India corona toll rises to 1,981

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,981 and the number of cases climbed to 59,662 in the country on Saturday, registering an increase of 95 deaths and 3,320 cases in the last 24 hours,…

World
US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

UNITED NATIONS: The United States on Friday stunned other members of the UN Security Council by preventing a vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in various conflicts around the world to help troubled…

Culturetainment
IGCC pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore IGCC pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), Dhaka paid tribute to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore through online programmes on the occasion of Tagore’s 159th birth anniversary on Friday. …

Winner
‘Mustafiz needs different mindset to excel in Test’ ‘Mustafiz needs different mindset to excel in Test’

Bangladesh pace bowling coach Ottis Gibson feels that Mustafizur Rahman still has a lot to offer in the Test cricket though the left-arm pace bowler featured in the longer format in March 2019 against…

My Districts
Corona cases rise to 300 in Rangpur division Corona cases rise to 300  in Rangpur division

RANGPUR: The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients sharply rose to 300 with the detection of a record number of 38 people positive in a day at two COVID-19 Laboratories on Friday in Rangpur division,…

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EU, Britain to start third push on post-Brexit ties EU, Britain to start third push on post-Brexit ties

BRUSSELS: Britain and Brussels embark on a fresh round of trade talks Monday that downbeat EU officials say show little promise of advancing amid the added turmoil of the coronavirus outbreak, reports…

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