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Bangladesh may see 7.5pc growth in FY21: ADB By Other | Last Updated: 19th June, 2020, 00:00

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast a subdued 4.5 per cent for corona hit 2020 fiscal year and a rebound to 7.5 per cent in FY2021 after an expected recovery from the crisis. The Manila-based…

Bangladesh may 
see 7.5pc growth 
in FY21: ADB

Power sector may 
suffer Tk 248bn loss 
Power sector may suffer Tk 248bn loss

The Power Sector is in a deep crisis as the sector is projected to incur a loss of Tk 248.32 billion from March to December amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Power Cell, an extended hand of the…


Navy needs to be strengthened: PM Navy needs to be strengthened: PM

Mentioning that Bangladesh doesn’t prefer war rather want peace, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh Navy needs to be further strengthened with modern technology-based knowledge…


BAB backtracks on salary cut BAB backtracks on salary cut

Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB), an association of private bank owners in the country, has backtracked on their decision to deduct salaries of bank employees. BAB Chairman Nazrul Islam…

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Law enforcers get tough on extortion Law enforcers

get tough on

extortion

In the wake of widespread extortion, law enforcers went for sweeping action against the organised extortionists in the capital and elsewhere in the country. Members of law enforcement agencies…

Metropolis
‘Army will carry out responsibility with professionalism’ ‘Army will carry out
responsibility with
professionalism’

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh Army will professionally carry out any responsibility given by the government to tackle corona situation. The capacity of all…

Editorial
Sustainable Mechanisation: Constraints and Way out Sustainable Mechanisation: 
Constraints and Way out

Bangladesh has made significant progress in food grain and rice production since its independence.The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-2 of the United Nations seeks sustainable solutions for the…

Business
Local steel manufacturers face policy discrimination Local steel manufacturers face policy discrimination

Local steel manufacturers are taking on stiff challenges due to the discriminatory policy support of the government, putting a big impact on the overall construction sector. While the government…

Our faith
Child Labour: An Islamic perspective Child Labour: An Islamic perspective

The World Day Against Child Labour was celebrated globally on June 12. This year’s celebration was totally different from past celebrations of the Day. COVID-19 pandemic has threatened the entire…

Asia
Chinese county restricts travel as Beijing races to contain virus Chinese county restricts travel as Beijing races to contain virus

BEIJING: Travel restrictions were placed on nearly half a million people near Beijing on Thursday as authorities rush to contain a fresh outbreak of the coronavirus with a mass test-and-trace effort…

World
Trump sought Xi’s help to win re-election, claims Bolton Trump sought Xi’s help to win re-election, claims Bolton

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump pleaded with China’s leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president’s former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive…

Culturetainment
Hadi, Asif’s ‘Baba Cheler Taan’ on Father’s Day Hadi, Asif’s ‘Baba Cheler Taan’ on Father’s Day

Popular singer Syed Abdul Hadi has always been a source of inspiration for singer Asif Akbar. Hadi always gives permission to Asif to lend his voice to any of his songs. So it’s obvious that…

Winner
Jamie hopes for positive results against tough sides Jamie hopes for positive results against tough sides

Bangladesh National Football Team Head Coach Jamie Day predicted that his side would get some points against their upper ranked opponents in the rest of their FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup…

My Districts
Over 2.7 lakh tonnes of mustard harvested in Rajshahi division Over 2.7 lakh tonnes of mustard harvested in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI: Farmers have harvested more than 2.70 lakh tonnes of mustard seed from around 1.95 lakh hectares of land in all eight districts of Rajshahi division during the last harvesting season.…

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EU brushes aside Johnson’s push for July post-Brexit deal EU brushes aside Johnson’s push for July

post-Brexit deal

LONDON: The European Union on Thursday brushed aside British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s push to strike a post-Brexit agreement defining future relations between the two sides by next month.…

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