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Govt to shut down around 3,000 pvt health facilities By Other | Last Updated: 12th November, 2020, 00:00

The government is going to shut down around 3,000 unapproved hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers and blood banks across the country, including the capital. The health and family welfare ministry…

Govt to shut down around 3,000 pvt health facilities

UK to continue preferential tariffs for Bangladesh after Brexit UK to continue preferential tariffs for Bangladesh after Brexit

The United Kingdom has announced that removal and reduction in tariffs on goods from developing countries, including Bangladesh, will continue after the end of the Brexit transition period. Imports…


Agriculture remains key to sustainable recovery Agriculture remains key to sustainable recovery

The robust rural economy of Bangladesh continues to be robust and source of its strength. Indeed, agriculture has been playing the central role in terms of providing not only the necessary food supplies…


ACC sues MP Papul, his wife ACC sues MP Papul, his wife

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed a case against four persons, including lawmaker Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul and his wife Selina Islam, on charges of laundering money and amassing…

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Biden to scrap ‘Muslim ban’ on day 1 in office Biden to scrap ‘Muslim ban’ on day 1 in office

Joe Biden, the new president-elect plans to undo several of his predecessor’s policies, including the ban on Muslims travelling to the United States, placed by Trump in 2017, report agencies.…

Metropolis
Guidelines sought Guidelines sought

Speakers at a webinar on Wednesday called for bringing precision in the guideline and state policy regarding Covid-19 to guard against the possible second wave of the pandemic. The observation…

Editorial
Bangabandhu in Kuwait Bangabandhu in Kuwait

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrived in Kuwait on 10 November 1974 on a four-day state visit. He came to Kuwait from the Egyptian capital Cairo. At the airport, Bangabandhu was given a red-carpet…

Business
BTRC asks Robi, Banglalink to stop value-added services BTRC asks Robi, Banglalink to stop value-added services

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed mobile operators Robi and Banglalink to stop their value-added services (VAS) as there are allegations that the operators have…

Education
Leading Learners through Zone of Proximal Development Leading Learners through Zone of Proximal Development

Russian Psychologist cum educationalist Lev Vygotsky (1896 -1934) identified a zone in the learning of children where the learners need support from knowledgeable others who are usually teachers or…

Asia
Myanmar opposition rejects ‘unfair’ polls, demands fresh vote Myanmar opposition rejects ‘unfair’ polls, demands fresh vote

YANGON: Myanmar’s military-aligned opposition party on Wednesday rejected the results of this week’s election as “unfair” and called for a fresh vote—a demand immediately…

World
Europe corona toll tops 300,000 Europe corona toll tops 300,000

More than 300,000 people have died of COVID-19 across Europe, according to a Reuters tally on Tuesday, and authorities fear that fatalities and infections will continue to rise as the region heads…

Culturetainment
Mohakal stages ‘Neelakhyan’ after nine-month hiatus Mohakal stages ‘Neelakhyan’ after nine-month hiatus

Mahakal Natya Sampraday will stage the 54th show its much-acclaimed play Neelakhyan at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 07:00pm tomorrow after a nine-month hiatus. …

Winner
Mumbai clinch 5th IPL title Mumbai clinch 5th IPL title

Brilliant hostile bowling led by New Zealander Trent Boult took Mumbai Indians to an emphatic five-wicket victory over Delhi Capitals and a fifth Indian Premier League title on Tuesday. Boult…

My Districts
Farmers busy with Aman harvest in Rangpur Farmers busy with Aman harvest in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Harvesting of Aman rice has got full momentum making farmers busy and happier with excellent market price of the crop and creating huge jobs for farm-labourers in Rangpur agriculture region.…

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Bomb strikes WWI memorial at Saudi cemetery Bomb strikes WWI memorial at Saudi cemetery

JEDDAH: A bomb blast struck a World War I commemoration ceremony attended by Western diplomats in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Wednesday, leaving at least two people wounded, officials said, reports…

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