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Bangladesh needs to diversify its products By Other | Last Updated: 21st June, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh should focus on diversification of products in its export basket to make the most out of the tariff waiver in the Chinese market, experts opined. Bilateral trade between Bangladesh…

Bangladesh needs to diversify its products

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Veteran freedom fighter and Ekushey award winning journalist Kamal Lohani died of coronavirus at a city hospital on Saturday at the age of 86. “My father breathed his last at 10:10am while…


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The World Bank has approved $1.05 billion loans for Bangladesh to create jobs and accelerate recovery of economy damaged by the corona crisis. The fund will be spent for three projects in Bangladesh.…


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Economic analysts and politicians have called for quarterly or half-yearly reviews of the proposed budget of FY21 with a shift from ‘growth obsession’ to COVID-19 emergencies. Widening…

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Experts stress building of herd immunity Experts stress building of herd immunity

Health experts are emphasizing building of herd immunity by strengthening preventive measures to control coronavirus situation in the country.   “The improvement or deterioration…

Metropolis
None thinks like Sheikh Hasina for welfare of alems: Hasan None thinks like Sheikh Hasina for welfare of alems: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina always thinks about the welfare of alem-ulema (Islamic scholars) and none thinks like her…

Editorial
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Regardless of the small to large almost all the countries of the world are spending their days in anxiety due to the terrible coronavirus. In this crisis period, the war situation in the neighboring…

Opinion
Access to internet to be declared as a fundamental right Access to internet to be declared as a fundamental right

The Internet has revolutionised how people interact and exercise their freedom of expression and information as well as related fundamental rights. Internet access is not merely a luxury for those…

Business
Budget is to protect lives: Mannan Budget is to protect 
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Planning Minister MA Mannan on Saturday said the main goal of the proposed budget for fiscal 2020-21 (FY21) is not to attain higher GDP growth in the wake of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,…

Asia
N Korea preparing anti-South leaflet campaign N Korea preparing anti-South leaflet campaign

SEOUL: North Korea is preparing to launch an anti-Seoul leaflet campaign, state media said Saturday, prompting sharp criticism from South Korea with tensions high on the peninsula, reports AFP.…

World
Americans march for racial justice Americans march for racial justice

WASHINGTON: Americans took to the streets of cities around the country on Friday to demand racial justice on a day heavy with symbolism—the Juneteenth holiday commemorating the end of slavery…

Culturetainment
Liberation DocFest: Highest number of films screened on 4th day Liberation DocFest: Highest number of films screened on 4th day

Friday was the fourth day of the 8th Liberation DocFest Bangladesh-2020, the South Asia’s first online documentary film festival. The highest number of short films were screened on the fourth…

Winner
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The new decision on producing ‘valid paper’ for air gun, taken by Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation (BSSF), could create a new crisis among country’s shooters.  According…

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Barishal: As part of the government's move to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, Barishal city has been divided into red and green zones based on the severity of COVID-19 cases, reports UNB. …

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