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Tobacco users at high risk of corona infection By Other | Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020, 00:00

Anti-tobacco campaigners and experts have urged the government to increase tax on tobacco products, including cigarette and bidi, in the upcoming national budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 in a bid to…

Tobacco users at high risk of corona infection

Good days to come soon: PM Good days to come soon: PM

Amid the ongoing wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed her optimism about getting good days soon. “The economic progress has…


ADB expands trade finance for pvt sector ADB expands trade finance for pvt sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expanded its Trade Finance Program (TFP) to support the private sector in Bangladesh by raising its financing limit to $755 million from $518 million at the end…


Inflation drops to 5.35pc in May despite corona crisis Inflation drops to 5.35pc in May despite corona crisis

Despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the country’s overall inflation on point-to-point basis dropped to 5.35 percent last month from 5.96 percent in April thanks to falling prices of both…

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Growers of mango, litchi reap benefit Growers of mango, litchi reap benefit

The vehicles of postal services have started carrying seasonal fruits – mango, litchi and the like – to Dhaka free of cost from marginal farmers in Rajshahi region. The government…

Metropolis
Build wall of awareness: Quader Build wall of awareness: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday urged all to build a ‘wall of awareness’ to curb the spread of Sars-CoV-2, the new coronavirus responsible for the global respiratory…

Editorial
Reopening of Educational Institutions: Points to Ponder Reopening of Educational

Institutions: Points to Ponder

Most governments across the world have opted to close educational institutions temporarily to contain the COVID-10 pandemic spread. Such global closures have impacted about 70% of the students worldwide.…

Business
Ecnec okays 10 projects Ecnec okays 10 projects

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved 10 projects involving Taka 16,276.03 crore, including two projects related to emergency response and preparedness…

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How Will Be the Global Scene after Corona? How Will Be the Global Scene after Corona?

What the future holds for us after this world-shattering coronavirus pandemic? Definitely the world will have to experience its far-ranging consequences. Nearly seventy per cent world population has…

Asia
Wuhan tests nearly 10m people, finds only 300 infections Wuhan tests nearly 10m people, finds only 300 infections

BEIJING: China tested almost 10 million people for coronavirus in just over two weeks in Wuhan, the city where the pandemic began, officials said Tuesday, reporting only a few hundred positive cases,…

World
World outrage grows over Floyd’s death World outrage grows over Floyd’s death

BRUSSELS: From Sydney to Paris, world outrage at George Floyd’s death in the US was growing Tuesday as the European Union’s top diplomat said the bloc was “shocked and appalled”…

Culturetainment
Farin’s Eid dramas get huge response Farin’s Eid dramas get huge response

Promising model and actress Tasnia Farin is one of the busiest actresses of the small screen. She has won the hearts of millions with her versatile characters and natural acting skills within a short…

Winner
I wasn’t lying: Saifuddin I wasn’t lying: Saifuddin

It’ s been one year since Bangladesh’s ICC World Cup 2019 campaign but for all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin, it still haunts him after being labeled as someone not ready to face tough opposition.…

My Districts
Jamalpur farmers benefit from groundnut farming Jamalpur farmers benefit from groundnut farming

JAMALPUR: Hundreds of farmers in the district are delighted over bumper yield of groundnut on the char lands and their good prices. During a visit to the char area of the district, the correspondent…

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