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Follow health rules to tackle 2nd wave of corona: PM By Other | Last Updated: 20th November, 2020, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday renewed her call to go by the health rules in tackling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. “I request you all to wear masks and follow…

Follow health rules to tackle 2nd wave of corona: PM

Indo-Bangla friendship goes beyond strategic partnership Indo-Bangla friendship goes beyond strategic partnership

High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami has said the friendship between the two countries goes beyond even strategic partnership as it is based on shared sacrifice, shared history…


Expats need 17.6 months to recoup migration costs Expats need 17.6 months to recoup migration costs

Bangladeshi migrant workers need 17.6 months averagely to recoup the money they have spent for jobs aboard, says a BBS report. According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) report,…


9 killed in C’ganj road accident 9 killed in C’ganj road accident

Nine people were killed and six others injured when a rice-laden human-hauler overturned and plunged into a ditch near Bhanga Bridge in Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj early Thursday. Seven…

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Childhood lost on the streets Childhood lost on the streets

Every time Rubel, 8, and Aklima, 6, two siblings, see a private car or micro bus slowing down in Bijay Sarani intersection of the capital, they rush towards it. Rubel, holding a handkerchief…

Metropolis
Call for averting lost COVID generation Call for averting lost COVID generation

UNICEF has warned in a new report of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches toward a second year. Released ahead of World Children’s Day, Averting…

Editorial
SDG 1: End Poverty SDG 1: End Poverty

UN data says in 2015 about 736 million of the global population was under extreme poverty (income per day bellow 1.90 US$) and 1.3 billion under multidimensional poverty as it was in 1990. Now before…

Business
Excelerate Energy to be LNG partner for 1200MW power project in Payra Excelerate Energy to be LNG partner for 1200MW power project in Payra

US energy giant Excelerate has shown interest to become a partner with state-owned North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) for setting up 1,200MW LNG-fired power plant at Payra in Patuakhali.…

Our faith
Integrity: A basic requirement in leadership Integrity: A basic requirement in leadership

The word ‘Integrity’ comes from the Latin word “integrare”, which means ‘to make whole’. Integers are whole numbers, to integrate is to combine parts into a whole.…

Asia
Corona cases cross 10m in South Asia Corona cases cross 10m in South Asia

The South Asia sub-region surpassed 10 million COVID-19 cases on Thursday, led by India where officials have been concerned Diwali celebrations could derail a recent fall in infections. South…

World
Global corona death toll crosses 1.357m Global corona death toll crosses 1.357m

PARIS: The novel coronavirus has killed at least 1,350,275 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, agencies reported on Thursday. At least 56,712,484 cases of coronavirus have…

Culturetainment
Prachyanat premieres ‘Nil Purush’ at AYTF today Prachyanat premieres ‘Nil Purush’ at AYTF today

Prachyanat is one of the popular theatre troupes of the country. The troupe always presents wonderful dramas to the audience. In this time, Prachyanat is coming up with its new play titled ‘Nil…

Winner
Booters step into Qatar Booters step into Qatar

A 35-member Bangladesh National Football Team, including 25 players and 10 officials, on Thursday reached Qatar’s capital Doha to play their lone away match of joint qualifiers round two for…

My Districts
Cauliflower growers happy over fair price Cauliflower growers happy over fair price

THAKURGAON: The farmers of Ranisankail upazila in the district are happy over bumper Cauliflower yield and fair price of their produce this year after incurring losses in the previous year. Cauliflowers…

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Oxford Covid vaccine safe for older adults: Results Oxford Covid vaccine safe for older adults: Results

PARIS: A leading Covid-19 vaccine candidate has shown to safely produce a robust immune response in healthy older adults, its British makers said Thursday as it released its phase 2 trial results,…

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