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Plot on to destabilise country By Other | Last Updated: 13th November, 2020, 00:00

Panic gripped people as miscreants set fire to nine passenger buses in serial arson attacks in the capital on Thursday to destabilise the country. Police and fire service sources said unidentified…

Plot on to destabilise country

Protect society from militancy, terrorism: PM Protect society from militancy, terrorism: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to protect this society from militancy, terrorism, corruption and drug to utilise the latent and strengthen of the young generation for the development…


Power sector back on track defying corona Power sector back on track defying corona

Bangladesh’s Power sector is back on track with a 15 per cent year-on-year rise in electricity demand as industrial production resumed on a full scale despite the coronavirus pandemic.          …


Govt plans to accommodate the elderly in orphanages Govt plans to accommodate the elderly in orphanages

The government has planned to accommodate elderly people in orphanages across the country for improving their mental health. There are six state-run old homes having an accommodation capacity…

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37th span of Padma Bridge installed 37th span of Padma Bridge installed

The 37th span of Padma Bridge was installed at Mawa point on Thursday, making 5,550 metres of its main structure visible. The span marked as ‘2-C’ was mounted on piers no 9 and 10…

Metropolis
Working for humanity: PM Working for humanity: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she has been working untiringly for the betterment of the neglected and disadvantaged people giving priority to humanity in persuasion of Bangabandhu’s…

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SDG Localisation SDG Localisation

From the Paris Declaration 2015, vulnerable countries find hopes and aspirations to keep global warming within 2 degrees and a more ambitious proposition of 1.5 degrees with an expectation to keep…

Business
Agent banking can save rural people from loan sharks Agent banking can save rural people from loan sharks

Agent banking is immensely helping the rural economy by providing loans to the farmers and protecting them from the clutches of high-interest loans from merchant lenders, experts say. They also…

Our faith
Islam is a complete way of life Islam is a complete way of life

The message and guidance of the Holy Qur’an encompasses all aspects of our individual and collective lives. The guidance is not only limited to formal acts of worship such as salat (namaz); the…

World
11 die as typhoon batters Philippines 11 die as typhoon batters Philippines

MANILA: The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping people on rooftops and claiming at least 11 lives in other parts…

Culturetainment
Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniversary today Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniversary today

Today is the 72nd birth anniversary of Humayun Ahmed, one of the most celebrated authors, in the modern Bangla literature. Cultural arena of the country have chalked out elaborate programmes…

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Booters set to return to pitch today Booters set to return to pitch today

Bangladesh National Football Team will return to the pitch after a ten-month hiatus today with the first match of the two-match Mujib Barsho FIFA tier-1 international friendly series against Nepal.…

My Districts
DAE takes massive plan for Robi crop cultivation in Narsingdi DAE takes massive plan for Robi crop cultivation in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has taken a massive programme for the cultivation of 63,750 hectares of various Robi crops in Narsingdi district during the current Robi season,…

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US hospitals again under pressure with Covid on rise US hospitals again under pressure with Covid on rise

WASHINGTON: After several weeks of rapidly rising coronavirus cases, hospitals around the United States are once again overwhelmed, forcing local authorities to take new measures to cope with the pandemic,…

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