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Govt to make rape punishable by death By Other | Last Updated: 9th October, 2020, 00:00

The government is set to introduce capital punishment for rapists by amending law, as the recent spate of sexual violence against women has triggered a countrywide public outcry for the death penalty…

Govt to make rape
punishable by death

UK lauds Hasina’s

leadership UK lauds Hasina’s leadership

The United Kingdom (UK) has appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s enduring leadership in tackling climate change, both domestically and on the international stage, reports UNB. “Bangladesh’s…


Bangladesh’s GDP

growth highest in

S Asia in FY20 Bangladesh’s GDP growth highest in S Asia in FY20

Bangladesh’s economy performed well last fiscal even after facing an unprecedented impact of Covid-19 in the second half when most South Asian economies were estimated to slip to a negative GDP…


Deposit Tk 48bn surplus fund in treasury Deposit Tk 48bn surplus fund in treasury

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has asked six government entities to deposit Tk 48 billion from their surplus funds in the state treasury within next one month. The Finance Department of the Ministry…

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District hospitals to be ready to tackle 2nd wave of corona: PM District hospitals to be ready to tackle 2nd wave of corona: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government is getting all the district hospitals ready with ICUs and oxygen supplies to provide healthcare services to people in the case of Covid-19…

Metropolis
‘Ctg waterlogging woes to be resolved soon’ ‘Ctg waterlogging woes

to be resolved soon’

CHATTOGRAM: Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Md Tazul Islam said that the mega project taken to address the long-drawn waterlogging crisis in the port city will…

Editorial
Digital Opportunity and Security for All Digital Opportunity and

Security for All

As the world is moving into an era of 5G telecommunications, in China, digital economy is booming with the number of Chinese netizens surpassing 900 million. A number of Chinese enterprises have emerged…

Business
Rice prices still high despite govt-fixed rates Rice prices still high despite govt-fixed rates

The price of all varieties of rice is still high though the government had set the mill-gate price of the staple food to tame the indiscriminate hike of the commodity. Despite a surplus rice…

Our faith
Hazrat Imam Hussain and Islam Hazrat Imam Hussain and Islam

The tragedy of Karbala was predicted by the Holy Prophet, Hazrat Mohammad (SAW). He said one day in the distant future the truth will meet injustice on the plains of Karbala in Iraq on the bank of…

Asia
India urges UN to play greater role India urges UN to play greater role

NEW YORK: India has urged the United Nations to revive its energy to play a greater role in maintaining international peace and security to counter-terrorism, reports ANI. Addressing the Sixth…

World
Pence, Harris clash over corona Pence, Harris clash 
over corona

WASHINGTON: The contenders for US vice-president have clashed over the coronavirus pandemic in their only debate ahead of next month’s election, reports BBC. Democrat Kamala Harris called…

Culturetainment
Art exhibition on Sheikh Hasina underway at Shilpakala Art exhibition on Sheikh Hasina underway at Shilpakala

A month-long art exhibition titled ‘Sheikh Hasina: Unnayaner Kobi Manobatar Maa’ is underway at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.   The Cultural…

Winner
Mushy eyes white ball form Mushy eyes white ball form

Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that he delivers in the upcoming three-team 50 over tournament after failing in the two two-day games.…

My Districts
10,000 families homeless as rivers devour land in Hatiya 10,000 families homeless as rivers devour

land in Hatiya

NOAKHALI: With flood water receding, erosion has become devastating in Hatiya Upazila of the district, devouring homesteads, croplands, educational institutions and other structures. Many rendered…

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