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Mega projects gaining pace By Other | Last Updated: 8th September, 2020, 00:00

The government’s top priority mega schemes, including the metro rail project, are gradually started gaining normal pace after facing temporary disruption caused by the global coronavirus pandemic.…

Mega projects gaining pace

Exercise austerity

in spending public money: PM Exercise austerity in spending public money: PM

Expressing concern over mobilisation of funds to implement the fiscal budget in this situation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked all to exercise austerity in spending public money, reports…


‘Create space for youths to take

country forward’ ‘Create space for youths to take country forward’

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) Vice-Chairperson and autism expert Saima Wazed Hossain has called upon everyone to create space for youths to take the country forward. Recounting how…


Onion market turns

volatile again Onion market turns volatile again

Onion price has skyrocketed to Tk 70 per kg in market in the country, triggering outrage among consumers. Onion market has started to become volatile again after nearly one year as the price…

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‘Corona affects livelihoods of 82pc RMG workers’ ‘Corona affects livelihoods of 82pc RMG workers’

The Covid-19 crisis has had at least some impacts on livelihoods of around 82 per cent garment workers, according to a survey report released on Monday. The South Asian Network on Economic Modeling…

Metropolis
Ensure treatment for people with disabilities: PM Ensure treatment for people with disabilities: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday emphasised the involvement of all in ensuring proper medical services for the people with disabilities, reports BSS. “Let us work together to ensure…

Editorial
Adapt Now: Urgency of Action Adapt Now: Urgency of Action

The world is facing a ‘quintessential global challenge’ - climate change. The 2019 Emission Gap report estimates, by the end of the century, the world would have a rise in temperature by…

Business
Rampal Plant seeks duty waiver on broken stone import Rampal Plant seeks duty waiver on broken stone import

Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Limited (BIFPCL), the implementing agency of 1320 megawatt coal-fired power station, has sought duty waiver on the import of broken stones to be used in the…

Post-logue
A 40-Year Revelation of Shenzhen A 40-Year Revelation 
of Shenzhen

Many years ago, a foreign journalist friend of mine,when he was preparing an in-depth news report on the reform and opening up of China, came to me for advice on which city he should conduct his…

Asia
Typhoon ‘Haishen’ lashes S Korea Typhoon ‘Haishen’ lashes S Korea

SOKCHO: A powerful typhoon lashed South Korea on Monday after smashing into southern Japan with record winds and heavy rains that left up to eight people dead or missing, reports AFP. More than…

World
S Arabia supports ‘fair’ solution for Palestinians S Arabia supports ‘fair’ solution for Palestinians

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia supports a “fair” solution for the Palestinian cause, King Salman has told Donald Trump in a phone call, as the US President praised the kingdom for opening its airspace…

Culturetainment
My dream was to be a filmmaker: Bannah My dream was to be a filmmaker: Bannah

Mabrur Rashid Bannah is one of the most popular small screen directors in the country. The viewers always look forward to seeing his works. As a director Bannah carved a permanent place in the minds…

Winner
Salahuddin, Murshedy, Imrul buy nomination papers Salahuddin, Murshedy, Imrul buy nomination papers

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) incumbent President Kazi Salahuddin, senior Vice-president Abdus Salam Murshedy, Bashundhara Kings President Imrul Hasan bought the nomination papers for BFF Election…

My Districts
600 families rendered homeless in Kurigram 600 families rendered homeless in Kurigram

Some 600 families in Mohanganj union under Char Rajibpur upazila have been rendered homeless and many families are living under open sky due to erosion and flood in the district in the last three months.…

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