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Govt goes tough as 2nd wave of corona looms By Other | Last Updated: 18th November, 2020, 00:00

Mobile courts are now working in the field to ensure mandatory use of face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic and create public awareness about the deadly virus. The mobile courts comprising…

Govt goes tough as 2nd wave of corona looms

Mujib–a quintessential Bengali patriot Mujib–a quintessential Bengali patriot

During more than fifty years in South Asia, I have covered countless political rallies. The three most powerful speakers I heard at rallies were Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Sheikh…


RCEP trade bloc may push Bangladesh on back foot RCEP trade bloc may push Bangladesh on back foot

The China-backed new world trade bloc is likely to put Bangladesh on the back foot after LDC graduation when the country will lose preferential trade benefits, economic analysts fear.  The…


Spl edition wristwatches released by Indian HC Spl edition wristwatches released by Indian HC

A limited series of special edition wristwatches designed and commissioned by High Commission of India (HCI) were unveiled in Dhaka on Tuesday. Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul…

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HSIA customs lacks modern equipment to check illegal activities HSIA customs lacks modern equipment to check illegal activities

The Dhaka Customs House at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) has sought more modern equipment to prevent smuggling and currency siphoning and also increase intelligence surveillance at…

Metropolis
Talks after full formation of Myanmar govt: FM Talks after full formation of Myanmar govt: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh will approach for resuming the Rohingya repatriation talks after the full formation of a new government in Myanmar, saying Bangladesh stands…

Editorial
University-Industry Collaboration to Enhance Quality of Higher Education University-Industry Collaboration to Enhance Quality of Higher Education

Today we live in a global village where economic pursuits have become highly competitive. Productivity and economic growth solely depend upon new knowledge generated in universities. Creativity and…

Business
Govt to spend Tk 60bn to repair rural roads Govt to spend Tk 60bn to repair rural roads

The government is going to spend Tk 59.06 billion on repairing rural road network destroyed by cyclone Amphan, excessive rain and recent floods. A project was approved on Tuesday to conserve…

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Relevance of Bangabandhu’s Ideology in Today’s World Relevance of Bangabandhu’s Ideology in Today’s World

Mujib Borsho – from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021 – is a momentous year for Bangladesh as we celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur…

Asia
Thai police fire water cannon, tear gas at democracy rally Thai police fire water cannon, tear gas at democracy rally

BANGKOK: Thai police on Tuesday fired water cannon and tear gas on pro-democracy protesters attempting to get close to parliament, where lawmakers were debating possible changes to the military-scripted…

World
Abiy issues ultimatum as Ethiopians flee fighting Abiy issues ultimatum as Ethiopians flee fighting

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday the military operation in the northern Tigray region was entering its “final phase” now that a three-day ultimatum…

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Art show ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay Art show ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay

An art exhibition titled ‘Baseer: An Eloquent Mind’ is underway at Quamrul Hassan Exhibition Gallery of Bengal Shilpalay in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Bengal…

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Bangladesh clinch Mujib Barsho series Bangladesh clinch Mujib Barsho series

Bangladesh claimed the two-match Mujib Barsho FIFA Tier-1 International friendly series against Nepal as their second match ended in a goalless draw at Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) on Tuesday.…

My Districts
T-Aman harvest going on in Netrakona T-Aman harvest going on in Netrakona

NETRAKONA: Farmers of 10 upazilas of the district, known as country’s ‘paddy surplus area’ have started harvesting Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) in full swing. Department of Agriculture…

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