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Expand stimulus deals for quick economic recovery By Other | Last Updated: 3rd January, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh needs to expand its stimulus packages to ensure a quick economic recovery and protect the entrepreneurs and workers from the impact of the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, experts said.…

Expand stimulus deals for quick economic recovery

Fake orphans live in orphanage! Fake orphans live in orphanage!

Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage, the century-old govt orphanage located at Azimpur in the capital, has turned into a hub of  fake orphans, thanks to the negligence of the authorities concerned.…


Mumbai attack mastermind arrested in Pakistan Mumbai attack mastermind arrested in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist, was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan over terror financing charges, an official said, reports PTI.…


Rights activist Ayesha Khanam passes away Rights activist Ayesha Khanam passes away

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad president and valiant freedom fighter Ayesha Khanam passed away in a city hospital on Saturday after losing a long battle against cancer. She was 74. Ayesha Khanam,…

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Hidden tunnel on Indo-Bangla border unearthed Hidden tunnel on Indo-Bangla border unearthed

Indian police found a 200-metre underground tunnel at a Bangladesh-India border point in Assam on Friday, which was used for ‘smuggling and human trafficking’. The tunnel has connected…

Metropolis
Come back to healthy politics Come back to healthy politics

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday called upon the Bangladesh Nationalist Party to return to the positive trend of politics in the New Year. He was speaking at a…

Editorial
Freedom Fighters Must Prove They Are Muktijoddhas? Freedom Fighters Must Prove They Are Muktijoddhas?

Close to half a century after the end of the War of Liberation, a good number of our reputed freedom fighters have been asked to submit documents testifying to their participation in the war. That…

Opinion
A painful year of Covid-19 A painful year of Covid-19

Coronaviruses were first discovered in the 1930s in chickens in North Dakota, USA. Human coronaviruses were discovered in the 1960s in the UK. In 2003, the coronavirus developed as severe acute respiratory…

Business
Social safety net to expand to Tk 1.01tn in FY22 Social safety net to expand to Tk 1.01tn in FY22

The government is likely to expand its social safety net to Tk 1010 billion in the budget of upcoming 2021-22 fiscal year to safeguard vulnerable people from the impacts of coronavirus pandemic.…

Asia
Bangkok imposes partial lockdown to combat corona Bangkok imposes partial lockdown to combat corona

BANGKOK: Bangkok’s nightlife will go quiet as a ban on bars, nightclubs and restaurant alcohol sales goes into effect Saturday, among a raft of restrictions aimed at curbing the kingdom’s…

World
US Congress overrides Trump veto for first time US Congress overrides Trump veto for first time

WASHINGTON: The US Congress on Friday dealt Donald Trump a humiliating blow in his last days in office with the Senate voting overwhelmingly to override his veto of a sweeping defense bill—the…

Culturetainment
Ahona’s ‘High Volume’ Ahona’s ‘High Volume’

Ahona Rahman is one of the popular small screen actresses of the country. She won the hearts of millions by her fabulous performance. The actress was hardly seen in drama serials in last year. But,…

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‘Sk Jamal match will be good test for our defence’ ‘Sk Jamal match will be good test for our defence’

Reigning champions Bashundhara Kings’ Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon said that their quarter-final match against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited would be a good test for their defence. “Our…

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Khulna farmers happy with tomato yield, prices Khulna farmers happy with tomato yield, prices

KHULNA: Tomato growers in Khulna are expecting to reap rich dividends this season with high yield, thanks to favourable weather conditions and necessary support from agriculture officials. The…

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Niger presidential favourite wins first round, heads for runoff Niger presidential favourite wins first round, heads for runoff

NIAMEY: Ruling party candidate and former minister Mohamed Bazoum won the first round of Niger’s presidential vote, the electoral commission announced on Saturday, with a runoff set for next…

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