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Bangladesh to see 6.8pc growth in FY21: ADB By Other | Last Updated: 16th September, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh economy is likely to grow at a healthy rate of 6.8 per cent in the current fiscal propelled by a gradual recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, said the Asian Development Bank…

Bangladesh to see 6.8pc growth in FY21: ADB

Police stations turn junkyards Police stations turn junkyards

Police stations in the capital have all but become a dumping yard for seized and unclaimed vehicles rusting away for years as nobody with an earnest approach appears to make claim. Every month…


PM for global support to address climate refugee issue PM for global support to address climate refugee issue

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said G20 has a greater responsibility to come forward with stronger commitment to mobilise global support to address the issue of displacement or climate refugees,…


Titas detects 1 lakh illegal gas connections Titas detects 1 lakh illegal gas connections

Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co. Ltd has discovered around 100,000 illegal household gas connections in its service area in greater Dhaka. “Primarily, we have found around…

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16,152 pvt health centres apply for licences 16,152 pvt health centres apply for licences

Some 5,506 private hospitals, clinics, diagnostics centres and blood banks have got their licence to operate against a total of 16,152 applications submitted as of September 14. According to…

Metropolis
Probe underway: Kamal Probe underway: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said an intelligence team is investigating the anonymous letter sent to Lalmonirhat district jail, reports UNB. “Lalmonirhat jail authorities…

Editorial
Skirmish between Intern Doctors and Patient Parties Skirmish between Intern Doctors and Patient Parties

I am writing this piece, admitting that the doctors are the frontline warriors not only in fighting against COVID-19 pandemic but also in our healthcare system, since they can save peoples' lives…

Business
ECNEC okays 4 projects involving Tk 5.34bn ECNEC okays 4 projects involving Tk 5.34bn

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a total of four projects involving an overall estimated cost of Tk 5.34 billion. The approval came from a…

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Climate Change Consequences and Struggle for a Green World Climate Change Consequences and Struggle for a Green World

Climate change represents a potentially irreversible threat to human societies and the planet. Scientists view that due to warming climate, freshwater supplies are shrinking, agricultural yields are…

Asia
Corona cases cross 49 lakh in India Corona cases cross 49 lakh in India

NEW DELHI: India reported 83,809 new coronavirus infections for its lowest daily jump in a week, informed the health ministry on Tuesday. The total case tally in India stands at 49,30,237 including…

World
Trump, Biden clash over US wildfires Trump, Biden clash over US wildfires

WILMINGTON: Joe Biden branded President Donald Trump a “climate arsonist” on Monday for refusing to acknowledge global warming’s role in deadly wildfires sweeping the western United…

Culturetainment
Jaya Ahsan joins global campaign against domestic violence Jaya Ahsan joins global campaign against domestic violence

Popular actress Jaya Ahsan has joined leaders and celebrities from across the Commonwealth for the first-of-its-kind ‘Commonwealth Says NO MORE’ campaign against domestic and sexual violence,…

Winner
Hope against hope Hope against hope

Let them make the call, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury opined immediately after the press conference of BCB president Nazmul Hasan through which he announced…

My Districts
New way to cultivate bottle gourd proves a boon New way to cultivate bottle gourd proves a boon

LAKSHMIPUR: Bottle gourd growers in the district are harvesting rich reward by cultivating bottle gourd on bamboo platforms as it is more beneficial than other crops. The farmers of the district…

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