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Allow undisclosed money in housing sector to boost GDP By Other | Last Updated: 2nd June, 2020, 00:00

Housing and real estate entrepreneurs have suggested extending the housing loan facilities at five per cent interest, currently available only to government employees, to the private-sector employees…

Allow undisclosed money in housing sector to boost GDP

PM’s directives go unheeded PM’s directives go unheeded

The authorities concerned have turned a blind eye to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives to bring the middlemen involved in overseas job activities under a legal framework. On September…


Money laundering, bond misuse still a major concern Money laundering, bond misuse still a major concern

Trade-based money laundering is becoming a growing concern for Bangladesh despite the government’s efforts to prevent this malicious practice in the name of international trade. Besides,…


Disillusioned with Pakistan! Disillusioned with Pakistan!

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a devoted member of the Muslim League. The people of Gopalganj and Faridpur were first introduced to the Muslim LeaguebyMujib.He made significant contribution towards achieving…

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1.4m expats returned home amid corona crisis: Survey 1.4m expats returned home amid corona crisis: Survey

The income of nearly 74 per cent families has declined while more than 1.4 million expatriates lost their jobs and returned home amid the corona crisis, finds a new study. The pandemic has severely…

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Neglect of duty to cost jobs: DSCC Mayor Neglect of duty to cost jobs: DSCC Mayor

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Monday asked the DSCC officials to discharge their responsibilities sincerely to avoid termination of employment. “Do…

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When Will Bangalis Sacrifice Petty Personal Interest for Collective Betterment? When Will Bangalis Sacrifice Petty Personal Interest for Collective Betterment?

Awami League government led Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is trying much to handle corona crisis. All hospitals have been directed to introduce corona treatment. But the order is not being followed…

Business
Budget should be for survival: Dr Atiur Budget should be for 
survival: Dr Atiur

Former Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman thinks that the next fiscal’s budget should be prepared with the key objective to survive the corona crisis. “The new budget should…

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Two Decades of Test Cricket: Achievements and Memorable Moments Two Decades of Test Cricket: Achievements and Memorable Moments

On the 26th of June, 2000, Bangladesh was awarded “test status” by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was a landmark moment in the nation’s history as the Bangladesh National…

Asia
India corona toll hits 5,394 India corona toll hits 5,394

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 5,394 and the number of cases climbed to 1,90,535 in the country, which registered biggest single-day spikes of 230 deaths and 8,392 cases till Monday…

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LatAm virus cases top 1m as Europe eases lockdowns LatAm virus cases top 1m as Europe eases lockdowns

MOSCOW: Countries across Europe took bolder steps in easing coronavirus lockdowns, with schools, pubs, parks and pools reopening in places, while in Latin America the outbreak grew more dire with infections…

Culturetainment
Taposh’s new song featuring Nargis Fakhri released Taposh’s new song featuring Nargis Fakhri released

Renowned music composer and singer of the country, Kaushik Hossain Taposh, has released his much-awaited single featuring Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri. The song titled ‘Nit Din Jiyan Maran’…

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Embrace panic with patience Embrace panic with patience

Bangladesh Under-19 National Cricket Team’s strength and conditioning coach Richard Stonier is helping the young players to stay motivated during the pandemic by regularly arranging online classes…

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Vegetable farming on floating beds becomes popular in Sylhet Vegetable farming on floating beds becomes popular in Sylhet

SYLHET: Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds, has drawn huge response from farmers in different areas of Sylhet district. This method…

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Delhi borders sealed, only essential services allowed Delhi borders sealed, only essential services allowed

New Delhi: The Delhi borders will be shut for a week, said chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, adding that essential services will be allowed. The CM added that people having passes will be allowed…

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