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Corona may create 15m new poor By Other | Last Updated: 28th June, 2020, 00:00

The government should address the needs of the ‘new poor’ in addition to ensuring proper utilisation of the stimulus package to expedite the efforts for economic recovery amid the coronavirus…

Corona may create 15m new poor

Reckless disposal of protective gear Reckless disposal of protective gear

The rising use of coronavirus healthcare equipment like masks, gloves, head caps, bottles of sanitizer and other personal protective equipment (PPE) and their nonchalant disposal contribute to environment…


Durjoy turns Manikganj into drug haven Durjoy turns Manikganj into drug haven

Lawmaker Naimur Rahman Durjoy has turned three upazilas of Manikganj into a drug haven, destroying the future of hundreds and thousands of youths and their families.   A lawmaker of…


Flooding hits six northern dists Flooding hits six northern dists

The low-lying areas in six districts in north and northeastern regions of the country have been inundated, leaving over one lakh people marooned on Saturday. The people of the districts have…

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34 die, 3,504 new cases detected in 24 hours 34 die, 3,504 new cases detected in 24 hours

Thirty-four people died of coronavirus while 3,504 people contracted the bug across the country during the last 24 hours till Saturday. Among the deceased, 32 were male and two female while.…

Metropolis
‘BNP fails to play due role amid corona’ ‘BNP fails to play due role amid corona’

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said people will throw the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in the trash for failing to perform its duties with responsibilities during…

Editorial
The Six Points . . . and Pakistan’s General Bajwa The Six Points  . . . and Pakistan’s General Bajwa

Some rather interesting things have been happening in Pakistan. The country’s omnipresent and omniscient army has for the past couple of years been doing all it can to have the 18th amendment…

Business
FBCCI seeks automated revenue system FBCCI seeks automated revenue system

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) has proposed to implement an integrated automated revenue system through business friendly lower tariff wider net customs, VAT…

Opinion
Telemedicine: Advanced healthcare network Telemedicine: Advanced healthcare network

“Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.” Anne Wilson Schaef There is a famous saying that, health is wealth. You might…

Asia
Indian corona cases cross 5 lakh Indian corona cases cross 5 lakh

NEW DELHI: India now has more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to government figures released Saturday that showed a record daily leap of 18,500 new infections, reports AFP.…

World
US curbs visas for Chinese officials over HK freedoms US curbs visas for Chinese officials over HK freedoms

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday Washington was imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials responsible for restricting freedoms in Hong Kong, but he did not name any…

Culturetainment
Alamgir’s 48 yrs in film industry Alamgir’s 48 yrs in film industry

Popular actor Alamgir, who has won the hearts of millions with his fabulous acting style, has completed 48 years of his acting career recently. On June 24 in 1972, the actor first stood in front of…

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BCB doubtful about ICC Test C’ship BCB doubtful about ICC Test C’ship

A Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) official said on Saturday that they are doubtful about the eight Test matches of ICC Test Championship which Bangladesh were supposed to take part in as they don’t…

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Flood situation deteriorates in B’putra basin Flood situation  deteriorates in B’putra basin

RANGPUR: The flood situation deteriorated following sharp rise in water levels of major rivers inundating low-lying areas of four northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours…

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Over $30bn needed to develop corona tests, treatments, vaccines: WHO Over $30bn needed to develop corona tests, treatments, vaccines: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization said Friday that a global initiative to speed up the development and production of COVID-19 tests, vaccines and treatments will require more than $30 billion over…

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