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Govt plans Tk 1.5trn agri investment in 5 years By Other | Last Updated: 17th November, 2020, 00:00

The government is coming up with a hefty Tk 1.5 trillion investment plan for the agriculture sector in the next five years as corona has increased the importance of the sector as a tool to support…

Govt plans Tk 1.5trn agri investment in 5 years

Former Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali passes away Former Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali passes away

Former Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali passed away while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the city on Monday. He was 84. Shawkat Ali, a veteran freedom fighter, was one…


Biden to focus on economy Biden to focus on economy

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden will focus on reviving a pandemic-battered US economy as he prepares to take office, as outgoing President Donald Trump promised more lawsuits of the type that…


Mobile courts swing into stern action soon Mobile courts swing into stern action soon

Mobile courts are going to take stern action across the country to ensure Covid-19 health guidelines, including wearing of facemasks. The preventive measures against the coronavirus pandemic…

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Govt to build 480 flats for public servants Govt to build 480 flats for public servants

An initiative has been taken to construct 480 new flats for government officials in the capital after demolishing the worn-out buildings at Baily Road officers’ quarter.   Housing…

Metropolis
Bangabandhu’s idea of BaKSAL misinterpreted Bangabandhu’s idea of BaKSAL misinterpreted

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had formed Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League (BaKSAL) in a bid to make the whole nation united,…

Editorial
Newspaper and New Normal Newspaper and New Normal

Seeing the newspaper lying on the table every morning pepped me up and it was always something I looked forward to every morning but now it has been like ages, ten months to be precise, since I held…

Business
Many firms, individuals remain out of tax net Many firms, individuals 
remain out of tax net

Many companies and individuals have remained out of the tax net despite efforts of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to boost revenue collection. Around half of the registered joint-stock…

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Quantitative Easing: Strongest Monetary Tool during Pandemic Quantitative Easing: Strongest Monetary Tool during Pandemic

We knew that in May this year, Bangladesh Bank (BB) came up with new form of monetary tool, quantitative easing (QE), with a view to combatting the economic crisis resultant from COVID-19 pandemic.…

Asia
Asia at a crossroads in fight against corona Asia at a crossroads in fight against corona

SYDNEY: Countries across the Asia-Pacific region reported record new coronavirus numbers and fresh outbreaks on Monday, with Japan facing mounting pressure to reimpose a state of emergency and South…

World
Britain faces Covid, Brexit challenges Britain faces Covid, Brexit challenges

LONDON: As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces the challenges of soaring virus deaths and looming Brexit talks, two of his closest aides have resigned amid reports of bitter infighting, reports…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Runa Laila Happy birthday, Runa Laila

Today is the birthday of Runa Laila, one of the leading singers of the subcontinent. Her fans, friends, and well-wishers from around the world have sent greeting messages to the great singer as she…

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T-Sports: A new era for Bangladesh’s sports T-Sports: A new era for Bangladesh’s sports

T-Sports, first sports channel of Bangladesh, started its journey through live telecast of the Mujib Barsho FIFA tier-1 international friendly series matches between Bangladesh and Nepal. T-sports,…

My Districts
Winter vegetables cultivated abundantly in Bogura Winter vegetables cultivated abundantly in Bogura

BOGURA: Farmers in the region are successfully producing early varieties of winter vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, radish, carrot, turnip, tomato, leafy spinach and red spinach. Getting…

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Central America braces for ‘catastrophic’ hurricane Central America braces for ‘catastrophic’ hurricane

BILWI: Hurricane Iota could strengthen into a “catastrophic” Category 5 hurricane by landfall in Central America late Monday, slamming areas devastated by tropical storm Eta two weeks ago,…

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