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Hi-tech parks gear up to woo FDI By Other | Last Updated: 3rd September, 2020, 00:00

The Hi-tech parks are ushering in a new hope of attracting more foreign direct investment (FDI) as the technology zones are gearing up to house hardware and software manufacturing units of both local…

Hi-tech parks gear up to woo FDI

Low-quality bitumen used for road repair Low-quality bitumen used for road repair

The repairing work of the 19-kilometre Mymensingh-Netrokona highway has stopped due to the use of low-quality bitumen, causing an unexpected delay in the project and disrupting traffic movement.…


Hasina asks AL men 
to fulfil poll pledges Hasina asks AL men to fulfil poll pledges

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday directed Awami League leaders to devote themselves in fulfilling the party’s electoral pledges. “You must work how much we have fulfilled…


Tourism springs to life Tourism springs to life

With the reopening of tourism spots after six months of closure amid the corona pandemic, avid travellers have started thronging popular tourism destinations and helping the tourism sector to rejuvenate…

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Covid test a must for foreigners Covid test a must for foreigners

The government has imposed three precautionary conditions for foreignersto enter the countrythrough 10 land portsto rein inCovid-19. The security services division under the ministry of the…

Metropolis
Sanitation workers in S Asia at high risk Sanitation workers in
S Asia at high risk

Sanitation workers throughout South Asia are working at high risk of infection during Covid-19 pandemic with little protective equipment and poor access to hand-washing and cleaning facilities, according…

Editorial
Bangabandhu in Algiers for Non-aligned Summit Bangabandhu in Algiers for Non-aligned Summit

On 3 July 1973, Mr. Mohamed Yazid, Special Envoy of the President of Algeria, Houari Boumedienne, came to Dhaka. The purpose of his visit was to convey a special message from President Boumedienne…

Business
Govt steps help boost remittance: Kamal Govt steps help boost remittance: Kamal

The incentive and steps to ease sending remittance legally has paid off as the country fetched nearly 50 percent more remittance in July and August amid corona pandemic, the finance minister said on…

Education
Letter-writing : A Truly Lost Art Letter-writing : A Truly Lost Art

“I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead”-the humor that underlies this opening remark by Mark Twain is unmistakable. It effectively drives the point…

Asia
Japan’s Suga launches bid to become next PM Japan’s Suga launches bid to become next PM

TOKYO: Japan’s chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga formally announced his bid to become the country’s next prime minister on Wednesday, with growing party support making him the race’s…

World
Trump brands anti-racism protests as ‘domestic terror’ Trump brands anti-racism protests as ‘domestic terror’

KENOSHA: President Donald Trump on Tuesday took his tough law-and-order message to Kenosha, the latest US city roiled by the police shooting of a black man, as he branded recent anti-racism protests…

Culturetainment
Uttam Kumar’s 94th birth anniversary today Uttam Kumar’s 94th birth anniversary today

Today is the 94th birth anniversary of legendary Bengali film actor Uttam Kumar. Different socio-cultural organisations have arranged elaborate programmes in Bangladesh and West Bengal of India to…

Winner
Will Shakib complete 14-day quarantine? Will Shakib complete 14-day quarantine?

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned home from United States of America after a five and half-a-month hiatus on Wednesday to begin his journey towards resuming his cricketing career.…

My Districts
Hundreds of families uncertain about their rehabilitation Hundreds of families uncertain about their rehabilitation

LALMONIRHAT: Hundreds of families in Lalmonirhat district are passing miserable inhuman lives in temporary shelters besides roads and river embankments after the rivers -- Teesta and Dharla devoured…

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Saudi Arabia opens airspace for UAE-Israel flights Saudi Arabia opens airspace for UAE-Israel flights

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia agreed Wednesday to permit UAE flights to “all countries” to overfly the kingdom, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signalled more direct flights linking…

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