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Corona curbs crimes By Other | Last Updated: 17th May, 2020, 00:00

Overall crimes across the country have declined by 70 percent as people -- virtually shut in home -- are reeling under coronavirus pandemic, said a study report. Unveiled by Bangladesh Peace…

Corona curbs crimes

Govt planning to revive corona-hit economy Govt planning to revive corona-hit economy

The government is exploring alternative markets to revive the country’s economy in the post-COCVID-19 situation by ensuring a stable supply of essential commodities and sustaining major export…


Doctors claim success in corona treatment Doctors claim success in corona treatment

It may sound impossible, but apparently it is the best news that the world has been waiting for --- a four-day treatment to treat COVID-19 infected patients. A group of Bangladeshi doctors of…


Homecoming Day of Sheikh Hasina today Homecoming Day of Sheikh Hasina today

The 40th Homecoming Day of Awami League president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be observed today without any elaborate programme due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. On May 17…

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Online shopping soars ahead of Eid Online shopping soars ahead of Eid

Online shopping has started gaining momentum ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festivals of Muslims, amid the restriction on movements to contain the spread of coronavirus. The coronavirus…

Metropolis
WFP seeks $320m for vulnerable people WFP seeks $320m for vulnerable people

The World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that Covid-19 threatens to reverses development gains made by Bangladesh in the last 50 years and appealed for $320 million to help the most vulnerable people…

Editorial
Leadership that Gives the Nation Hope Leadership that Gives the Nation Hope

It’s not magical, nor something very astounding. Such is she. It is as though a very common feature of her leadership. In the face of the darkness unleashing disaster, her leadership cracks the…

Business
Industries seek utility bill waiver Industries seek utility bill waiver

Industrial units and garments factories are seeking a waiver or the facility to pay the utility bills in long term-instalments as they failed to pay the bills due to shutdown of their establishment…

Opinion
Private University Teachers’ Pay and Quality Issues in Higher Education Private University Teachers’ Pay and Quality Issues in Higher Education

Only 27 out of the country’s private universities have paid full salaries of March and April to the teachers, officials and staff amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Most of the private universities…

Asia
30 migrant workers killed in India road accidents 30 migrant workers killed in India road accidents

NEW DELHI: At least 30 Indian migrant workers were killed Saturday in road accidents as they tried to return to their home villages during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, officials said, reports…

World
Psychiatrists fear ‘tsunami’ of mental illness after lockdown Psychiatrists fear ‘tsunami’ of mental illness after lockdown

Psychiatrists are warning of a “tsunami” of mental illness from problems stored up during lockdown, reports BBC. They are particularly concerned that children and older adults are…

Culturetainment
Demise of Azad Rahman an irreparable loss to country’s music industry Demise of Azad Rahman an irreparable loss to country’s music industry

The country has lost a powerful composer and music director with the demise of Azad Rahman. A pall of gloom  descended on the cultural arena at the death of eminent composer Azad Rahman. Azad…

Winner
BPL should create fan base: Rohit BPL should create fan base: Rohit

India star opener Rohit Sharma thinks that the franchise of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) should create a fan base by taking a few star players in their team for some years so that they can own the…

My Districts
49pc boro harvested in Rajshahi 49pc boro harvested in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Around 49 per cent Boro paddy has, so far, been harvested in plan land of the region including its vast barind tract on an average successfully creating a high hope of ensuring food security…

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