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Shrimp sector sinking By Other | Last Updated: 8th June, 2020, 00:00

As the global demand for shrimp is continuing to increase, Bangladeshi exporters are losing market in the neighbouring countries due to their switching to cheap and high-yielding species. When…

Shrimp sector sinking

Fresh lockdown in areas of 5 districts Fresh lockdown in areas of 5 districts

Some areas of five districts, including Dhaka, have been placed on fresh lockdown to prevent rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus. Lockdown began at Wari and Rajabazar in Dhaka, parts of Narayanganj,…


Nasim’s condition very critical Nasim’s condition very critical

Ruling Awami League lawmaker Mohammad Nasim, who suffered a stroke after being tested positive for coronavirus, was in very critical condition on Sunday. BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Kanak Kanti Barua,…


Bangladesh must act fast to tap global economic shift Bangladesh must act fast to tap global economic shift

The government should take immediate steps to woo foreign investments and diversify exports to take the full advantage of the global economic shift being underway due to the growing mistrust in China…

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30pc cash incentive for paper industry sought 30pc cash incentive for paper industry sought

Paper mill owners have sought 30 percent cash incentive from the government to make a footprint in the global markets by increasing export of paper and paper items. Leaders of Bangladesh Paper…

Metropolis
PM tackling corona with bold leadership: Quader PM tackling corona with bold leadership: Quader

Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday called upon all to get united for tackling the coronavirus situation instead of confusing the nation with the ‘virus of division’.…

Editorial
Environment and Human Civilisation Environment and 
Human Civilisation

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘World Environment Day’ this year passed almost unnoticed or did not receive its due importance. The World Environment Day is celebrated every year on…

Business
NBR to cut advance tax in new budget NBR to cut advance tax in new budget

The government is likely to give tax exemption and introduce new slab in tax for manufacturers in the upcoming budget of Fiscal Year 2020-2021 as a relief to the loss due to coronavirus epidemic, NBR…

Asia
India, China seek to ‘peacefully resolve’ border face-off India, China seek to ‘peacefully resolve’ border face-off

NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to “peacefully resolve” a latest border flare-up that has heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said Sunday, after a…

World
Brazil removes Corona data amid rising death toll Brazil removes Corona data amid rising death toll

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil has removed months of data on Covid-19 from a government website amid criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the outbreak, reports BBC. The health ministry…

Culturetainment
Khoka Babu Lavlu! Khoka Babu Lavlu!

Renowned actor-director Salauddin Lavlu has played the titular role in many popular Tele fictions and the dramas. Now, the actor will be seen portraying the title character once again in the drama…

Winner
Tamim backs Mash’s ODI career Tamim backs Mash’s ODI career

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal is not ruling out Mashrafe Mortaza’s career yet. Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo is banking on his “house of young fast bowlers” to prepare…

My Districts
B’baria farmer happy over bumper litchi production B’baria farmer happy over bumper litchi production

BRAHMANBARIA: Bumper production of Litchi has delighted the growers in the district as they are getting fair prices of the seasonal fruit despite the coronavirus situation. Local farmers said…

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Affordable options for #StayHome Affordable options for #StayHome

With a full return to work, school and spending time with family in real life rather than on a video call still not in sight, you may have finally decided that it is worth buying a new laptop.…

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