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54pc rural families lag behind in internet use By Other | Last Updated: 14th September, 2020, 00:00

More than half of rural households (54 per cent) don’t use the internet though the government digitised the public services delivery over the last one decade, a study conducted by BRAC Institute…

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‘Politics now synonymous with business’ ‘Politics now synonymous with business’

Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Dr Iftekharuzzaman has said politics has now merged with business, which is the main obstacle to the country’s development.…


Govt to recruit 35,000 

pry schoolteachers Govt to recruit 35,000 pry schoolteachers

The government has initiated the process to recruit 35,000 teachers at pre-primary and primary schools across the country. A circular to recruit 25,300 at pre-primary and around 10,000 at primary…


Bangladesh, India maintain warmer ties, says Quader Bangladesh, India maintain warmer ties, says Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the friendly relation between Bangladesh and India is now smoother, warmer and more futuristic than any time in the past. “With…

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Internal conflict pushes BNP into crisis Internal conflict pushes BNP into crisis

Bangladesh Nationalist Party has plunged into a crisis over its candidates’ nomination to vie for the upcoming by-polls to Dhaka, Naogaon and Sirajganj as internal conflict came to the fore.…

Metropolis
HC order to compensate victims stayed HC order to compensate victims stayed

Chamber Judge of the Supreme Court on Sunday stayed the High Court order that asked Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd to pay compensation of Tk 5 lakh to each family of those who…

Editorial
India-Bangladesh Economic Tie Maturing into Strategic Policy India-Bangladesh Economic Tie

Maturing into Strategic Policy

An elderly Indian journalist told me the other day about what he sees as my preference towards Bangladesh. According to him, I have repeatedly stated that India needs Bangladesh most. As to why, India…

Business
A local firm’s global ambition becoming a reality A local firm’s global ambition becoming a reality

Minister Hi-Tech Park Ltd is one of the latest additions to Bangladesh’s tech boom and an important testimony of the country’s growing footprint in the global tech industry. After…

Asia
India reports over 94,000 new corona cases India reports over 94,000 new corona cases

NEW DELHI: A single-day spike of 94,372 cases has pushed India’s coronavirus tally to 47,54,356, the Union Health Ministry data on Sunday morning showed, reports NDTV. The death count…

World
Palestinians call for protests against Arab-Israeli deals Palestinians call for protests against Arab-Israeli deals

JERUSALEM: Palestinian leaders on Sunday called for demonstrations against the “shameful” deals the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are set to sign with Israel, reports AFP. Officials…

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Sabbir, Nadia pair up for ‘Corporate Bhalobasha’ Sabbir, Nadia pair up for ‘Corporate Bhalobasha’

Mir Sabbir and Nadia Ahmed are two well-known faces of the small screen. The duo has presented many popular dramas to the audience. Now, they will be seen acting in a new drama serial titled ‘Corporate…

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Mission AFC Cup 2021 starts: Imrul Hassan Mission AFC Cup 2021 starts: Imrul Hassan

Bashundhara Kings officially completed the contract signing formalities with their new ace recruits Jonathan da Silveira Fernandes Reis and Robson Azevedo da Silva Robinho during a signing ceremony…

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Off-season watermelon cultivation gets popular in Khulna Off-season watermelon cultivation gets popular in Khulna

KHULNA: Watermelon, a delicious fruit, hanging from sheds is now a common sight in villages across Dumuria Upazila of Khulna district, where over a hundred farmers are earning profit by cultivating…

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Dozens arrested at Melbourne anti-lockdown protest Dozens arrested at Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

MELBOURNE: Authorities in Melbourne arrested more than 70 people for flouting stay-at-home orders to protest against lockdown restrictions on Sunday, with some demonstrators clashing with riot police…

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Tech empowers Malaysia-Bangladesh medical tourism Tech empowers Malaysia-Bangladesh medical tourism

Technology-enabled remote medical service, better known as Telemedicine, has brought ‘new opportunities’ for health issuers in medical tourism for emerging markets of Asia in the changing…

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