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Edn institutions not reopening now: PM By Other | Last Updated: 1st June, 2020, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Haisna on Sunday ruled out reopening of the educational institutions right now, saying her government does not want to put the students at the risk of being infected with coronavirus.…

Edn institutions not reopening now: PM

Public buses ignore 
health guidelines Public buses ignore health guidelines

Public transport restarted operations in the capital on Sunday nearly two months after their closure in the wake of the deadly coronavirus pandemic in the country. On the first day after the…


82.87pc pass SSC
82.87pc pass SSC

Results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations 2020 held under 11 education boards in the country were published on Sunday with 82.87 per cent pass rate. The combined…


Industrialist

Abdul Monem

passes away Industrialist Abdul Monem passes away

Noted industrialist Abdul Monem Khan passed away while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital on Sunday. He was 83. Earlier on May 17, he was admitted to the…

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Record 40 die in a day Record 40 die in a day

The highest numbers of deaths and infections from Covid-19 disease have been reported in the country in a single day. “Forty people have died and 2,545 infection cases have been detected…

Metropolis
Women peacekeepers’ contribution hailed Women peacekeepers’ contribution hailed

Lauding the outstanding contribution of women peacekeepers, Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, called for ensuring meaningful, equal and full participation…

Editorial
New Normal: Living with COVID-19 New Normal: Living 
with COVID-19

Bangladesh including many of the countries around the world is coming out of the draconian measure of lockdown that was clamped in the face of widespread infections caused by the Covid 19 Virus. In…

Business
Bangladesh woos investors looking to exit China Bangladesh woos investors 
looking to exit China

Bangladesh has initiated efforts to attract and host the foreign investors those who are seeking to relocate their investment from China amid the growing tension between the United States and China.…

Asia
India’s ‘pride’ will be defended: Rajnath India’s ‘pride’ will be defended: Rajnath

NEW DELHI: India will not let its "pride be hurt" in its latest border flareup with China but is determined to settle the dispute through talks between the giant neighbours, Defence Minister…

World
40m children use tobacco products globally: WHO 40m children use tobacco products globally: WHO

United Nations: The tobacco industry invests USD 9 billion every year to advertise its products targeting youngsters, with over 40 million children aged 13 to 15 years presently using nicotine items…

Culturetainment
Kumar Bishwajit’s birthday today Kumar Bishwajit’s 
birthday today

Today is the birthday of evergreen singer Kumar Bishwajit.  He was born on this day in 1963 in Chattogram.  Like previous years, he has no elaborate programmes to celebrate his birthday.…

Winner
BCB reluctant to rush for sponsors BCB reluctant to 
rush for sponsors

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said that they don't want to rush to find team sponsor and broadcasters as they want to give time to the potential clients to restore their financial strength considering…

My Districts
Kurigram farmers brace for loss of boro harvest Kurigram farmers brace for loss of boro harvest

KURIGRAM: Farmers in the char areas of the district now fear they may be deprived of their boro paddy harvest, as their lands still remain waterlogged, ten days on from Cyclone Amphan after for the…

Scitech
Apps to develop skill Apps to develop skill

In early April, one bullish American consultant suggested on Twitter that if people didn’t emerge from corona virus quarantine having learned a new skill, gained more knowledge or having started…

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