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Banks’ excess liquidity soars to Tk 1,404bn By Other | Last Updated: 11th October, 2020, 00:00

Excess liquidity in the banking sector has hit an all-time high at Tk 1404.92 billion in August this year due to lower private-sector credit growth amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh…

Banks’ excess

liquidity soars

to Tk 1,404bn

3 airports getting facelift

Sohel Hossain Patwary 3 airports getting facelift Sohel Hossain Patwary

The country’s three major airports, including the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, are getting a facelift to meet the growing needs for improving facilities as per international standards.…


2,000 Jubo Dal

men resign 2,000 Jubo Dal men resign

NATORE: Two thousand leaders and activists of Lalpur Upazila unit Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal have announced resignation from the political wing of BNP in protest against the formation of a pocket committee.…


Kafil supporters

hurl eggs at Fakhrul's house Kafil supporters hurl eggs at Fakhrul's house

Supporters of BNP leader M Kafil Uddin, who has failed to get party nomination for Dhaka-18 by-polls, hurled eggs at Uttara residence of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in the capital…

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No residential bldg above 8 storeys in capital: DAP No residential bldg above 8 storeys

in capital: DAP

The drafted Detailed Area Plan (DAP) for the 2016-2035 period has included a proposal that none can construct residential buildings above eight storeys in the capital. But, no building can be…

Metropolis
Call for ensuring gender equality Call for ensuring

gender equality

Around 50 girls and youths from different parts of the country demanded action against all sorts of discrimination, violence, lack of opportunities and violation of rights of girls and young women;…

Editorial
A Tale of Reading Newspaper A Tale of Reading Newspaper

1. Waking up early in the morning, one by one we would all gather in the bedroom of my mother. With tea bowl on hand, newspapers scattered on the bed … one after another, we would read…

Business
Exports to seven major destinations yet to rebound Exports to seven major destinations yet to rebound

Though Bangladesh’s exports to most of the top destinations have started returning to the positive trajectory, shipments to seven of the top 20 destinations saw negative growth in the first quarter…

Opinion
A Few Predictions for Myanmar’s Upcoming Election A Few Predictions for Myanmar’s Upcoming Election

In each of the elections in the country’s recent history, Myanmar people demonstrated unity, dignity and tenacity in turning out to cast their ballots. We can expect this mental and political…

Asia
North Korea defies corona with huge military parade North Korea defies corona with huge military parade

SEOUL: North Korea showed off a gigantic new intercontinental ballistic missile Saturday that analysts described as the largest of its kind in the world, as the nuclear-armed country defied the coronavirus…

World
Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other Armenia, Azerbaijan

accuse each other

STEPANAKERT: Armenia and Azerbaijan traded accusations of new attacks on Saturday in breach of a ceasefire deal to end nearly two weeks of heavy fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region,…

Culturetainment
SM Sultan’s 26th death anniversary observed SM Sultan’s 26th death anniversary observed

The 26th death anniversary of renowned artist SM Sultan was observed in a befitting manner on Saturday. SM Sultan Foundation and the district administration jointly organised various programmes…

Winner
BCB President’s Cup starts today BCB President’s Cup starts today

BCB President’s Cup, first competitive cricket tournament, since the coronavirus pandemic, is all set to commence today at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. BCB (Bangladesh…

My Districts
Call for boosting egg production Call for boosting egg production

RAJSHAHI: Experts unequivocally called for boosting egg production to meet the protein deficiency and for this more attention needed to the poultry sector of the country. They opined that eggs…

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