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Govt likely to cling to 8.2pc growth target By Other | Last Updated: 5th June, 2020, 00:00

Despite Corona crisis, the government is going to set a growth target of 8.2 percent in FY’21 with the hope of making a turnaround after the crisis is over.  At the same time, a subdued…

Govt likely to cling to 8.2pc growth target

Karnaphuli pollution  goes on unabated Karnaphuli pollution goes on unabated

CHATTOGRAM: Pollution on the river Karnaphuli, considered as the lifeline for the port city, is continuing unabated, posing a great threat to the aquatic lives and ecosystem. The low and high…


Govt works hard to protect people: PM Govt works hard to protect people: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday that her government has been working relentlessly to protect the countrymen from the coronavirus pandemic. “We have been trying heart and…


‘Corona eats up Tk 565bn in agri sector’ ‘Corona eats up Tk 565bn in agri sector’

The agriculture sector took a major hit as farmers across the country suffered losses of Tk 565.36 billion during the general holiday announced by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Bangladesh can offer lessons to others Bangladesh can offer lessons to others

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly with CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation Patrick Verkooijen wrote an article in The Guardian saying that Bangladesh can offer lessons to others facing the dangers…

Metropolis
PM calls for rapid invention of vaccines to fight Covid-19 PM calls for rapid invention of vaccines to fight Covid-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called for “rapid invention” of newer vaccines to protect mankind from the pandemics like coronavirus (COVID-19), saying that vaccination has proved…

Editorial
Microinsurance Can Accelerate Inclusive Growth and Development Microinsurance Can Accelerate

Inclusive Growth and Development

Bangladesh being highly vulnerable totropical cyclones, floods, salinity intrusion and other natural calamities, the poor here face idiosyncratic shocks that may push them to further poverty. Microinsurance…

Business
Small entrepreneurs, farmers to get stimulus funds thru MFSs Small entrepreneurs, farmers 
to get stimulus funds thru MFSs

The farmers and marginal entrepreneurs will get funds from the stimulus package through mobile financial services. Sources at Bangladesh Bank (BB) said both the state-owned and private commercial…

Our faith
Benefits of six-day fasting ! Benefits of six-day fasting !

Who does not want to get the benefit of whole year fasting? I think this is a common desire of every believer in Islam who knows the significance of Sawm (Fasting). As we have just finished our obligatory…

Asia
Hong Kong protesters defy Tiananmen vigil ban Hong Kong protesters defy Tiananmen vigil ban

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a ban against gathering at a park to commemorate Thursday’s anniversary of China’s deadly Tiananmen crackdown, with tensions seething…

World
UN chief backs global access to ‘people’s vaccine’ for corona UN chief backs global access to ‘people’s vaccine’ for corona

LONDON: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said a new vaccine against the coronavirus had to be available to everyone across the world, as an international conference got…

Culturetainment
Runa Laila gets response for ‘Ferate Parini’ Runa Laila gets response for ‘Ferate Parini’

Two songs composed by renowned singer of the sub continent Runa Laila were released at the eleventh hour of last year. The songs are ‘Ferate Parini’ and ‘Chole Jaoa Dheu Gulo Ar Fire…

Winner
Kings to propose new registration window Kings to propose new registration window

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is going to hold an online meeting with its Member Associations (MA) of South Asian region who are involved in AFC Cup 2020 to agree on a format to successfully complete…

My Districts
Villagers suffer in absence of concrete bridge Villagers suffer in absence of concrete bridge

JASHORE: Residents of five villages in Chougachha upazila of Jashore have been suffering for a long time for the lack of a concrete bridge over Kopotakkho River in Narayanpur union, reports UNB.…

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