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Real estate, backward linkages at risk of collapse By Other | Last Updated: 7th June, 2020, 00:00

The coronavirus pandemic has put the real estate sector in a complete halt, jeopardizing investments worth billions of taka and threatening around six million jobs in the sector and 418 backward linkage…

Real estate, backward linkages at risk of collapse

Six-point: ‘Charter of Freedom’ for Bengalees Six-point: ‘Charter of Freedom’ for Bengalees

We observe June 7 as the Six-Point Day. The year 2020 has appeared as a unique year in the life of the Bengalees. This year is very important for us – meaning the people of Bangladesh. Massive…


Six-point programme – prelude to independence Six-point programme – prelude to independence

“It is quite obvious that this man (Sheikh Mujib) is a menace and will continue to mislead the Bengalis as long as he lives.” (Diaries of Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, 1966-1973. Edited…


Area-based lockdown likely from today Area-based lockdown likely from today

The government may impose lockdown in different areas as test case from today across the country, including in Dhaka, in a bid to check further transmission of the deadly coronavirus. According…

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Robust health budget, reforms vital to face corona crisis: Experts Robust health budget, reforms vital to face corona crisis: Experts

The government should introduce a robust health-sector plan for the upcoming FY 2020-21 by increasing the budgetary allocation and bring reforms to ensure proper healthcare services amid the coronavirus…

Metropolis
Poet Ahmad Khaled dies Poet Ahmad Khaled dies

CHATTOGRAM: Poet Ahmad Khaled Kaiser, elder brother of Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, passed away at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH)…

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Reminiscences of Six-point Programme Day Reminiscences of Six-point Programme Day

June 7 comes and goes almost silently in Bangladesh, although it is a red letter day. I searched the Google and Wikipedia about June 7, but found very little information on it except the writings of…

Business
India to invest Rs 1-trn to ramp up coal production India to invest Rs 1-trn to
ramp up coal production

NAGPUR: Union minister Pralhad Joshi on Saturday announced that the Centre would invest more than Rs one lakh crore in the next three to four years to increase the country's coal production and…

Opinion
The Charter of Bengalis’ Emancipation The Charter of Bengalis’ Emancipation

The Bengali nation is forever dauntless and valiant. Throughout the ages, they have been vocal against injustice. Although unequal in strength, they never bowed before the British. The oppressed Bengalis…

Asia
India passes Italy’s corona tally as lockdown easing looms India passes Italy’s corona tally as lockdown easing looms

MUMBAI: India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world’s sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the…

World
Biden clinches Democratic nomination against Trump Biden clinches Democratic nomination against Trump

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden said Friday he had secured the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination and face Donald Trump in November’s US presidential election, reports AFP. “Folks,…

Culturetainment
Ferdous Ahmed’s birthday today Ferdous Ahmed’s birthday today

Five-time National Film Awards winning actor Ferdous Ahmed’s birthday today. He was born on this day in 1976.     He has no elaborate programmes to celebrate his birthday.…

Winner
‘Wanted to retire in WC’ ‘Wanted to retire in WC’

Bangladesh former ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said that he wanted to quit cricket during the last game in the World Cup but added that he was hurt as BCB tried to push him thereafter. Mashrafe’s…

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Jamuna devours over 200 houses in Sirajganj Jamuna devours over 200 houses in Sirajganj

Sirajganj: Over 200 houses and other establishments went into the gorge of the Jamuna River in the last few days until Saturday as untimely river banks erosion has taken a serious turn in Shahjadpur…

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