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ABP fishing in troubled waters By Other | Last Updated: 13th May, 2020, 00:00

The sudden appearance of “Amar Bangladesh Party” (ABP) earlier this month in secular Bangladesh’s politics amid the Covid-19 crisis has surprised political observers as the party…

ABP fishing in troubled waters

Delay resumption of public transport services: Experts Delay resumption of public transport services: Experts

Resumption of operation of public transports, widely regarded as “infection hotspots” and highly vulnerable for outbreaks of diseases like COVID-19, should be delayed, experts said.…


Cyber-spinach turns sunlight into sugar Cyber-spinach turns sunlight into sugar

Researchers have built an artificial version of a chloroplast, the photosynthetic structures inside plant cells. It uses sunlight and a laboratory-designed chemical pathway to turn CO2 into sugar.…


People with disabilities face more challenges People with disabilities face more challenges

People with disabilities are worst affected due to the coronavirus outbreak that has upended the lives of people across the country. They generally have more healthcare needs or need customised…

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Coordination a must for quick implementation Coordination a must for quick implementation

Implementation of the government’s COVID-19 stimulus package of around Tk 1000 billion to protect small, medium and large scale industries as well as agriculture sector is slow due to lack of…

Metropolis
64pc marginalised kids in food crisis: Survey 64pc marginalised kids in food crisis: Survey

About 64 percent children from marginalized groups and their families are currently facing a severe food crisis, says a survey of Save the Children in Bangladesh. The leading child rights organisation…

Editorial
COVID-19 and Enduring Challenges: Points to Ponder COVID-19 and Enduring Challenges: Points to Ponder

The increasing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak continues to affect the majority of countries worldwide. It has not only created a short-term health-related catastrophe but also a crippling social and…

Business
Tourism industry seeks bailout to survive Tourism industry seeks 
bailout to survive

In order to address the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, travel agencies and tour operators have also demanded loan at a subsidised rate as working capital from the government declared…

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Bangabandhu Beyond Political Lenses Bangabandhu Beyond Political Lenses

Bangabandhu, born Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on 17 March 1920, in Tungipara, Gopalganj, even from his childhood, wanted to help distressed people for getting them out of quagmire. However, he felt that…

Asia
Corona: Wuhan to test entire population Corona: Wuhan to test entire population

WUHAN: Wuhan plans to conduct coronavirus tests on the Chinese city’s entire population after new cases emerged for the first time in weeks in the cradle of the global pandemic, state media reported…

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World worried over new corona cases World worried over new corona cases

MOSCOW: World powers including Russia and India pushed on with easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday, despite upsurges in infections in parts of the world and warnings of a second wave epidemic,…

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Nuhash, Pritom’s corona awareness web series Bichhuz Nuhash, Pritom’s corona awareness web series Bichhuz

Filmmaker Nuhash Humayun and musician Pritom Hasan have come up with a creative campaign through a web series titled ‘Bichhuz’. Made in collaboration with WaterAid, the web series focus…

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Athlete Commission to stand up by athletes Athlete Commission to stand up by athletes

The six-member Bangladesh Athlete Commission was formed by Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) in April 2019 for a term of four years, few months before the 13th South Asian (SA) Games 2019 in Nepal,…

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Litchi starts arriving in Rajshahi markets Litchi starts arriving in Rajshahi markets

RAJSHAHI: With more couple of days left to appear the Bangla month of Jyestha, commonly known as “Modhumash”, the juicy fruit litchi has started appearing in the local markets including…

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DNCC conducts anti-mosquito drives DNCC conducts anti-mosquito drives

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Tuesday started anti-mosquito drives and fined a number of owners of establishments, as breeding grounds for mosquitoes were discovered there. DNCC Zone-1…

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