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‘Good Luck’ brings bad luck to fortune seekers By Other | Last Updated: 9th June, 2020, 00:00

An international human trafficking organisation named ‘Good Luck’ has been doing business in Bangladesh for long, thanks to the negligence of law enforcement agencies. Even, the…

‘Good Luck’ brings bad luck to fortune seekers

Thousands turn out for protests in Hollywood Thousands turn out for protests in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES: The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis, across the…


‘Don’t terminate jobs of workers in corona crisis’ ‘Don’t terminate jobs of workers in corona crisis’

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday called upon the factory owners not to terminate the jobs of workers amid the coronavirus crisis. “The workers brought profits…


9 human traffickers arrested 9 human traffickers arrested

Law enforcers arrested nine human traffickers suspected to be involved in trafficking men killed in Libya on May 28. They were arrested from different places in the capital during the last 24…

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ACC yet to complete probe in 14 corruption cases ACC yet to complete probe in 14 corruption cases

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is yet to submit probe reports in 14 corruption cases filed in connection with Tk1,800 crore loan scam at Farmers Bank Limited which is now renamed as Padma Bank…

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Allocate sufficient budget for WASH sector: Speakers Allocate sufficient budget for WASH sector: Speakers

Speakers urged the government to allocate significant amount of money for the WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) sector in national budget of 2020-2021 to tackle COVID-19 and continue progress towards…

Editorial
A Wake-up Call for Gender Responsive Social Protection A Wake-up Call for Gender 
Responsive Social Protection

“Social protection is a human right” and is enshrined as such in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and in other major United Nations human rights instruments. The main logic…

Business
Exports shrink to $1.46b in May Exports shrink to $1.46b in May

The country witnessed its exports in May declined by 61.57 percent year-on-year to $1.46 billion due to shrinking global demands amid the coronavirus pandemic, Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) data revealed.…

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Accreditation: Improving Food Safety Accreditation: Improving Food Safety

Access to safe and nutritious food and improvement of public health is an essential requirement for maintaining good health and well-being. Economic and public health effect of food safety are of vital…

Asia
India re-opens more public spaces despite record corona infections India re-opens more public spaces despite record corona infections

NEW DELHI: Malls and temples opened across India on Monday after a 10-week lockdown, despite a record daily rise in new cases and predictions that the epidemic will worsen for weeks to come. The…

World
Latin America corona crisis deepens Latin America corona crisis deepens

SANTIAGO: The number of coronavirus infections globally topped seven million on Monday as deaths mounted in Latin America, but New Zealand’s declaration of victory against the pandemic offered…

Culturetainment
Shabnam waiting for good script Shabnam waiting for good script

Veteran film actress Shabnam was last seen in the movie ‘Ammajan’ directed by Kazi Hayat. The movie was released on June 25 in 1999. After long hiatus, the ‘Nacher Putul’ famed…

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Uncertainty looms over Lanka tour Uncertainty looms over Lanka tour

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in scheduled time for their three-match Test series against Sri Lanka as national players refused to travel during the scheduled time. Bangladesh were…

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‘Amphan’ causes Tk 6.54b losses in Khulna division ‘Amphan’ causes Tk 6.54b losses in Khulna division

KHULNA: Super cyclone ‘Amphan’ caused a loss of Taka over 654.24 crore in fisheries, livestock and agriculture sectors in different coastal districts under Khulna division, said an official…

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Saudi Arabia considers limiting haj pilgrims amid corona fears Saudi Arabia considers limiting haj pilgrims amid corona fears

DUBAI/RIYADH: Saudi Arabia could drastically limit numbers at the annual haj pilgrimage to prevent a further outbreak of coronavirus after cases in the country topped 100,000, sources familiar with…

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