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Bangladesh’s remittance to soar 8pc this year By Other | Last Updated: 1st November, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh will achieve an eight per cent growth in inward remittance in 2020 despite a downward trend in the global economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Bank (WB) said in its latest report.…

Bangladesh’s remittance 
to soar 8pc this year

PM vows to

wipe out

poverty thru united efforts PM vows to wipe out poverty thru united efforts

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to eradicate poverty from the country through united efforts of all, reports UNB. "If we all work together, there will be no poverty in the…


Bashundhara Bitumen Plant to produce
quality bitumen
Bashundhara Bitumen Plant to produce quality bitumen

After meeting the domestic demand, Bashundhara Bitumen Plant will help reduce the country’s dependence on imported bitumen, Roads and Highways Department officials and experts have said.…


Man lynched, body

burnt in Lalmonirhat Man lynched, body burnt in Lalmonirhat

A middle-aged man was beaten to death and his body set afire by an angry mob in Lalmonirhat on Thursday on charges of hurting Islamic religious sentiment. Shahidunnabi Jewel, son of Abdul Wajeed…

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Mobile operators dodging city corporation tax Mobile operators dodging 
city corporation tax

Country’s three mobile operators—-Robi, Banglalink Teletalk have been dodging telecom tower taxes since the two city corporations introduced the tax in 2013-14 fiscal. According…

Metropolis
Bangladesh’s economy in better position: Quader Bangladesh’s economy in better position: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said Bangladesh’s economy remains in a better position compared to all other neighboring countries as the country has made a turnaround…

Editorial
Sultans of Politics Sultans of Politics

In recent times, there hasn’t been much good news either in Bangladesh or anywhere else in the world. The only rosy picture is that the IMF in its bi-annual World Economic Outlook-2020 report…

Business
Long-term macroeconomic targets may suffer Long-term macroeconomic targets may suffer

The long-term macroeconomic targets set in the second perspective plan (2021-41) formulated with a vision of well off nation are set to face challenges from the lingering Covid-19 crisis. …

Opinion
Urban poor get essential services thru’ Help Desk Urban poor get essential 
services thru’ Help Desk

About three million poor, marginalised and underprivileged people currently live in slum settlements of Dhaka metropolitan city and this could increase by manifold in the coming years. The Sustainable…

Asia
Nearly 1m people evacuated Nearly 1m people evacuated

LEGAZPI: Nearly a million people in the Philippines were evacuated from their homes Saturday as the most powerful typhoon of the year so far barrelled towards the country, with authorities warning…

World
Corona surges in US, Europe Corona surges in US, Europe

WASHINGTON: The United States saw a record number of new coronavirus infections for the second day running on Friday, with more than 94,000 cases reported just days before voters decide if President…

Culturetainment
Runa Laila’s 4 songs to be released on her birthday Runa Laila’s 4 songs to be released on her birthday

Four new songs composed by the country’s leading singer Runa Liala will be published on her birthday on November 17.  Renowned music station Dhruba Music Station will released the songs…

Winner
BCB makes fitness test mandatory BCB makes fitness test mandatory

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided that players’ selection in the draft list for the upcoming T20 tournament in November-December will have to undergo a mandatory fitness test before being…

My Districts
Erosion by Tangon river takes serious turn Erosion by Tangon river takes serious turn

THAKURGAON: The erosion of the Tangon river takes a sever turn at Koshabandar village in Pirganj upazila of the district. People of the village cannot risk staying home anymore as the Tangon flowing…

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Russia pledges help to Yerevan if fighting reaches Armenia Russia pledges help to Yerevan if fighting reaches Armenia

YEREVAN: Russia on Saturday pledged to “necessary” help for Yerevan in the conflict with Azerbaijan if fighting reached Armenian territory, after its ally requested security assistance,…

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