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Nation loses a true leader By Other | Last Updated: 14th June, 2020, 00:00

Veteran Awami League leader and former Health Minister Mohammed Nasim passed away at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in the capital on Saturday. “My father breathed his last at the hospital…

Nation loses a true leader

Job losses may trigger rise in crimes Job losses may trigger rise in crimes

Millions of people ranging from lower-income people to highly paid individuals have become jobless during the coronavirus outbreak, also causing a spike in crimes. Woes and hardship of the lower-income…


44 more die of corona
44 more die of corona

The detection of the country’s coronavirus infection cases on Saturday reached 84,379 and with this, Bangladesh beat China where the virus was found more than two months before Bangladesh.…


40 more city  areas may go into lockdown 40 more city areas may go into lockdown

Around 40 areas of Dhaka city and some areas of different districts may come under lockdown as the authorities concerned are considering the areas as danger zones. According to the Directorate…

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No social distancing in kitchen markets No social distancing in kitchen markets

People are least bothered about social distancing and health guidelines, mostly in the kitchen markets across the capital, even after the infections and deaths of Coronavirus (Covid-19) are rising…

Metropolis
Revenue target will be difficult to achieve: ICAB Revenue target will be
difficult to achieve: ICAB

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) has observed that the targeted revenue of Tk 378,000 in the proposed budget will be difficult to collect due to the negative impacts of the…

Editorial
E-Judiciary and an Analysis of Budgetary Allocation for Judiciary E-Judiciary and an Analysis of Budgetary Allocation for Judiciary

The judiciary of Bangladesh has already shown its capacity to ensure justice through virtual courts coping with the challenges of corona pandemic in Bangladesh. The right to protection of law and access…

Business
Palli Sanchay Bank ‘grain stock loan’ brings smile to farmers Palli Sanchay Bank ‘grain stock loan’ brings smile to farmers

Thanks to a newly-introduced government credit scheme, marginal farmers across the country now can stockpile their crops at barns for selling at government’s procurement centers to grab fair…

Opinion
Decriminalisation of drugs in Norway: A way to treat substance abuse Decriminalisation of drugs in Norway: A way to treat substance abuse

In the 1960s, Norway was an economy mainly based on fishing, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) similar in size with developing countries like Bangladesh or Nigeria. However, Norway’s population…

Asia
Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh corona cluster Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh corona cluster

BEIJING: Dozens of people tested positive for the coronavirus in Beijing as parts of the city were locked down Saturday after the emergence of a new cluster linked to a wholesale food market, reports…

World
Thousands march for racial justice in Australia Thousands march for racial justice in Australia

PERTH: Thousands of protesters rallied for racial equality in cities across Australia on Saturday despite official warnings the demonstrations could undermine the country’s success in suppressing…

Culturetainment
Shooting of ‘Save Life’ to resume soon Shooting of ‘Save Life’ to resume soon

The shooting of Save Life, a movie based on the challenging life of Fire Brigade members, will resume soon. Earlier, the film’s shooting was begun at the Fire Brigade office in the capital’s…

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Jahanara advocates smaller grounds for women cricket Jahanara advocates smaller grounds for women cricket

Bangladesh women’s cricket team’s leading fast bowler Jahanara Alam feels that instead of opting to use smaller balls and shorter pitches it would be wise to reduce the size of the ground…

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12.3m people get relief goods in Rajshahi div 12.3m people get relief goods in
Rajshahi div

RAJSHAHI: Over 1.23 crore people of around 27.24 lakh jobless and other hard hit families have, so far, received humanitarian supports to defeat their livelihood related hardships triggered by the…

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