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Buying houses face sharp fall in export orders By Other | Last Updated: 25th June, 2020, 00:00

As the export-oriented industries, including the garment sector, are facing a setback due to steep fall in export orders, buying houses are struggling to survive the crisis.  Due to the…

Buying houses 
face sharp fall 
in export orders

MP Durjoy amasses

huge illegal wealth

in his wife’s name MP Durjoy amasses huge illegal wealth in his wife’s name

Lawmaker and former cricketer Naimur Rahman Durjoy has amassed a huge amount of illegal wealth in the name of his wife Farhana Rahman Happy through grabbing land in Manikganj. Allegations are…


Forex reserves hit record $35 billion Forex reserves hit record $35 billion

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves reached an all-time high at $35.09 billion amid falling import payments and moderate inflow of remittance. The reserve hit a new record on June 23…


Bashundhara Group’s
wheat-laden ship 
hit by Rokonur-19 Bashundhara Group’s wheat-laden ship hit by Rokonur-19

A cargo ship loaded with 1,950 tonnes of wheat belonging to Bashundhara Group has been severely damaged after it was hit by another vessel Rokonur-19. The incident took place at Selimbazar when…

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Permissible limit of trans-fat intake yet to be fixed in Bangladesh Permissible limit of 
trans-fat intake yet to 
be fixed in Bangladesh

Although an excessive level of trans-fat in foods causes serious heart diseases for many people, especially for coronavirus patients, there is no progress yet in the country in controlling the trans-fatty…

Metropolis
‘Bangladesh, Bangabandhu, AL sewed in single thread’ ‘Bangladesh, Bangabandhu, AL sewed in single thread’

Veteran politicians, academicians and analysts in a webinar discussion have said Bangladesh, Bangabandhu and Awami League are sewed in a single thread as if anyone talks about Bangladesh he or she…

Editorial
Pakistan Prime Minister Bhutto in Dhaka Pakistan Prime Minister Bhutto in Dhaka

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reached Dhaka on 27 June 1974 for a three-day official visit to Bangladesh. Bangabandhu received him at the airport. This was the first visit of…

Education
Hope and Challenges of Virtual Education Hope and Challenges of  Virtual Education

Virtual learning is typically a web-based platform for the digital aspects of study courses within educational institutions. They present resources, activities, and interactions within the course structure…

Business
WB gives $500m loan to develop 110-km highway WB gives $500m loan to develop 110-km highway

The World Bank has approved $500 million loans to help Bangladesh develop 110-kilometter highway running through four western districts in the country. The approval came at the WB headquarters…

Asia
Kim suspends military action against South Kim suspends military action against South

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday, in an apparent sudden dialling down of tensions after Pyongyang blew…

World
Russia shows off military might at WWII parade Russia shows off military might at WWII parade

MOSCOW: Columns of tanks and troops paraded through Moscow on Wednesday as President Vladimir Putin presided over grand World War II commemorations to stir up patriotic fervour ahead of a vote on extending…

Culturetainment
Miniature art project ‘DOOB’ begins today Miniature art project 
‘DOOB’ begins today

A nine-day online Miniature Art Project DOOB (Immersion) begins today. Young Bangladeshi artist Azizee Fawmi Khan is the initiator of this project which is her very first attempt at art curation. The…

Winner
‘I took the bookie’s approach casually’ ‘I took the bookie’s approach casually’

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan revealed that his casual approach towards addressing the bookie’s approach led to his suspension by International Cricket Council (ICC). After a…

My Districts
Lumpy skin disease worries Lalmonirhat cattle farmers Lumpy skin disease worries Lalmonirhat cattle farmers

LALMONIRHAT: At least 5 cattle died in the last one month in five upazilas of Lalmonirhat district and thousands others infected by the viral disease known as lumpy skin disease (LSD). Cattle…

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UN chief criticises lack of global cooperation on corona UN chief criticises lack of global cooperation on corona

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations chief criticised the total lack of international coordination in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic and warned that the go-it-alone policy of many countries will not…

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