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Tk 5.92trn budget likely in FY22 By Other | Last Updated: 1st January, 2021, 00:00

The size of the next fiscal’s budget is likely to be Tk 5,925.65 billion or GDP’s 16.7 per cent to pump in enough funds to priority areas to support economic recovery from Covid-19 impacts. …

Tk 5.92trn budget likely in FY22

LPG price continues 
to soar in int’l market LPG price continues to soar in int’l market

Price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has been rising fast in the global market, causing a spike in the production cost for local companies producing LPG cylinders. Though the price graph is…


Welcome, 2021 Welcome, 2021

The nation welcomes the New Year 2021 with the hope of building the country a prosperous and peaceful abode and attracting the international spotlight as an impressive success story. People,…


Farida makes history, becomes first female

president of JPC Farida makes history, becomes first female president of JPC

Farida Yasmin has been elected the first female president of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) in its 66-year history. Farida, a candidate of the pro-liberation forum, got 581 votes in the Jatiya…

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Economy to continue shining in 2021 Economy to continue shining in 2021

Bangladesh’s economy is likely to continue to shine in the new year as the silver lining of an economic recovery is apparent now from a year-long topsy-turvy ride due to global Covid-19 pandemic…

Metropolis
39pc schoolkids have access to improved toilets, says BBS 39pc schoolkids have access to improved toilets, says BBS

Thirty-nine percent schoolchildren have access to improved toilets with necessary water and hand wash facilities at their schools in the country. Sanitary pad disposal bins were available in…

Editorial
Let Us Build a Fear Free World Let Us Build a Fear Free World

The New Year 2021 ushered in as the earlier previous year has come to an end. Generally all welcome New Year with high hopes. Every year is important in a human’s life as each leaves behind memories…

Business
Govt to recruit 664 officials for Rooppur Nuke Plant Govt to recruit 664 officials for Rooppur Nuke Plant

The government will recruit a total of 664 officials by 2021 in two phases to operate, maintain and manage the country’s maiden nuclear power plant at Rooppur in Pabna, official sources confirmed.…

New Year, New Beginning
Science and Technology in 2021 Science and Technology in 2021

Henri Poincare, in his book The Foundation of Science, mentioned that ‘It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all.’ This instigates me to predict about…

Asia
Mob torches Hindu temple in Pakistan; 26 arrested Mob torches Hindu temple

in Pakistan; 26 arrested

KARAK: At least two dozen people, including several Muslim clerics, were detained on Thursday after a mob attacked and set fire to a Hindu temple in northwest Pakistan, police said, reports AFP.…

World
Corona dampens New Year celebrations across globe Corona dampens New Year celebrations across globe

Restrictions are being placed on New Year festivities around the world as many countries struggle to curb new spikes in coronavirus cases, reports BBC. Fireworks displays and other public gatherings…

Culturetainment
The cultural personalities we lost in ‘20 The cultural personalities we lost in ‘20

The entertainment industry of the country has lost a good many cultural personalities in 2020, including, noted actors Aly Zaker, Adbul Kader, Sadek Bachchu, singer Andrew Kishore, music composers…

Winner
Will Mash get ‘one last dance’? Will Mash get ‘one last dance’?

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) selection panel is yet to announce the squad for their upcoming home series against West Indies as they failed to take a decision regarding Mashrafe Mortaza, who is yet…

My Districts
Jamalpur sees bumper chilli production Jamalpur sees bumper

chilli production

JAMALPUR: Jamalpur farmers saw a bumper production of green chilli this season. The farmers are also happy over its good price in the local markets. Chilli cultivation is gradually gaining…

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