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Govt sets strategies to boost blue economy By Other | Last Updated: 2nd October, 2020, 00:00

The government has set a number of strategies to harness the potential of Blue Economy, including exploring sea resources, pulling in foreign investment and technology. Bangladesh won 118,813…

Govt sets strategies to 
boost blue economy

Increase storage capacity of water bodies: PM Increase storage capacity of water bodies: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called for enhancing surface water by increasing the storage capacity of water bodies across the country, aiming to protect the biodiversity, boost fish production…


Fraudulent realtor
Nasim arrested
Fraudulent realtor Nasim arrested

So-called Nasim Real Estate owner Imam Hossain Nasim has been arrested on charges of embezzling nearly Tk 3 billion from many people in the name of giving plots at a lower price. A team of the…


Taqsem, Fazlullah

reappointed as

DWASA, CWASA

MDs for 3 years Taqsem, Fazlullah reappointed as DWASA, CWASA MDs for 3 years

Dhaka WASA Managing Director Taqsem A Khan and Chattogram WASA Managing Director AKM Fazlullah have been reappointed for another three years. Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives…

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Govt to nurture youth potential to boost development Govt to nurture youth potential to boost development

The government is going to harness the potentials of young adults to add to the ongoing development of the country through formulating a need-based policy. As part of its plan, the government…

Metropolis
Good governance essential to handle challenges of post-Covid period Good governance essential

to handle challenges of

post-Covid period

Leading economists, academics and former diplomats called for adopting appropriate and long-term strategies to deal with the challenges of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) posed by Covid-19.…

Editorial
Covid-19 vaccine: Understanding Production, Power and Politics Covid-19 vaccine: Understanding Production, Power and Politics

WHO and GAVI are coordinating global development and distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine, called COVAX, joined by 156 countries, for delivering two billion doses of the vaccine by end-2021. USA and…

Business
3 Bibiyana power plants seek gas supply assurance 3 Bibiyana power plants seek gas supply assurance

Three low-cost and efficient power plants at Bibiyana in Sylhet have sought gas supply assurance for generating electricity in full capacity.    These plants require 185mmcfd…

Our faith
Workers’ wages from Islamic perspective Workers’ wages from Islamic perspective

Labour force plays an important role in the process of producing goods and services which contributes to growth and development of an economy. But labourers are often subjected to exploitations. Capitalists,…

Asia
Corona cases cross 63 lakh in India Corona cases cross

63 lakh in India

NEW DELHI: India’s COVID-19 caseload crossed the 63-lakh mark with 86,821 infections being reported in a day, while 52,73,201 people have recuperated so far, according to the Union Health Ministry…

World
EU launches legal action against UK over Brexit bill EU launches legal action against UK over Brexit bill

BRUSSELS: The European Union launched legal proceedings on Thursday in response to the British government’s attempt to overturn parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, reports AFP. The…

Culturetainment
James turns 56 James turns 56

Popular singer Faruq Mahfuz Anam, who known by his stage-name James, turns 56 today. His fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent their greeting messages to the artiste as he…

Winner
Tigers go back to competitive cricket Tigers go back to competitive cricket

Bangladesh cricketers returned to skill training camp after the three-day break at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Cricketers looked in a jolly mood as they started their…

My Districts
Urbanisation eating into farmland in Ramganj Urbanisation eating into
farmland in Ramganj

LAKSHMIPUR: Rapid urbanisation is taking place by expensing fertile agricultural lands in Ramganj upazila of  the district. For the estimated 2.88 lakh residents of the upazila, it’s…

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