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Govt expects big budget support from dev partners By Other | Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020, 00:00

The government is expecting a large amount of budget support from its development partners to meet the huge resource deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget. In the national budget for…

Govt expects big budget support from dev partners

People reluctant to use public transport People reluctant to use public transport

Many people are now refraining from making long journey by public transport in fear of being infected with Covid-19. Sources said public transport is suffering a severe passenger crisis and…


Media struggling for survival Media struggling for survival

Both the print and electronic media are suffering serious financial crisis as the news outlets are getting insignificant number of advertisements from the public and private offices in the country…


WB to provide $250m budget support WB to provide $250m budget support

The World Bank will provide US$250 million credit as budget support to Bangladesh at a time when the country is in frantic search for the support to narrow the budget deficit. A loan agreement…

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39 more die, 3,531 new cases detected 39 more die, 3,531 new cases detected

Some 39 coronavirus infected patients have died and 3,531 new cases have been detected across the country including in Dhaka in last 24 hours till Sunday morning. The Directorate General of…

Metropolis
Govt secures life, livelihood amid crisis: Speaker Govt secures life, livelihood amid crisis: Speaker

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Sunday said the government has taken various people-friendly measures to secure life and livelihood of the people amid coronavirus pandemic. “All…

Editorial
Braving a New Normal World Braving a New Normal World

It seems the world is at a standstill and has not moved any further from the beginning of 2020 since onslaught of the Covid-19 virus. The pandemic is continuing unabated. By now, it has claimed lives…

Business
ECNEC approves Tk 64.76bn project to develop rural infra ECNEC approves Tk 64.76bn project to develop rural infra

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Sunday approved 10 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 9,460.09 crore, including a Taka 6,476.65 crore project to…

Asia
Beijing reports 22 new corona cases as millions tested Beijing reports 22 new corona cases as millions tested

BEIJING: China’s capital reported 22 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday after a mass testing effort that has collected more than two million samples in a race to contain a new outbreak, reports…

World
Spain reopens border as LatAm cases pass 2m Spain reopens border as LatAm cases pass 2m

MADRID: Spain reopened its borders with France on Sunday, getting rid of one of the most potent symbols of Europe’s battle against the coronavirus, as infections in Latin America surged past…

Culturetainment
8th Liberation DocFest concludes 8th Liberation DocFest concludes

South Asia’s first virtual film festival, the ‘8th Liberation DocFest Bangladesh-2020’ concluded on Saturday, reports UNB. The five-day festival, organised annually by the…

Winner
Bruzon crazy for performance Bruzon crazy for performance

Bashundhara Kings Head Coach Oscar Bruzon believes that adequate preseason will be crucial to help his booters to return to their optimum level ahead of their AFC Cup 2020 group stage matches expected…

My Districts
Target set to produce 1.41 lakh tonnes of jute in Rajshahi div Target set to produce 1.41 lakh tonnes of jute in Rajshahi div

RAJSHAHI: Around 1.41 lakh tonnes of jute are expected to be produced from 1.19 lakh hectares of land in all eight districts in Rajshahi division during the current season, reports BSS. Officials…

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Fighting COVID-19 with Artificial Intelligence Fighting COVID-19 with Artificial Intelligence

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak has caused upheaval around the world, and it is slowly changing everything. The pandemic has shut down schools, offices, malls, stores, and is nearly bringing…

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