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Bangladesh to get vaccine from India as per deal By Other | Last Updated: 5th January, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh will get the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca as per the agreement signed with the Serum Institute of India (SII) despite a reported ban on the export of the…

Bangladesh to get vaccine from India as per deal

Hold Bangabandhu’s ideology in heart Hold Bangabandhu’s ideology in heart

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders and activists to build themselves up putting ideology of Bangabandhu in their heart, imbued with patriotism and…


Tk 2.08trn budget deficit likely in FY22 Tk 2.08trn budget deficit likely in FY22

The potential budget deficit in the upcoming 2021-22 fiscal year is going to be Tk 2.075 trillion or 5.8 per cent of GDP on the back of revenue losses due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The…


1969 Mass Upsurge and the making of Bangabandhu 1969 Mass Upsurge and the making of Bangabandhu

The Mass Upsurge of 1969 was not a sudden outburst of the agitated people of East Pakistan. This was the outcome of a prolonged discontent that had been brewing for quite a long time. One should look…

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No risk even if any more bombs remain underground: Experts No risk even if any more bombs remain underground: Experts

There is no risk of explosion even if any bomb, believed to be dropped during the country’s Liberation War in 1971, remains under the ground at the construction site of the third terminal of…

Metropolis
‘Regulations will be tightened gradually’ ‘Regulations will be tightened gradually’

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has given assurance of amending the tobacco control law, aiming to reduce tobacco use in the country.   The minister came up with the…

Editorial
Sustainable Development through Climate Action Sustainable Development through Climate Action

Climate change impacts the planet through higher temperatures, an increase of extreme weather events, changing precipitation patterns, rising sea levels, and ocean acidification. It disrupts ecosystems,…

Business
BB’s policy support keeps economy stable amid corona BB’s policy support keeps economy stable amid corona

Bangladesh Bank’s time-befitting policy has kept the economy stable and a sustainable exchange rate of taka against US dollar has benefited businesses and expatriates, experts said. The…

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On Morality On Morality

Morality refers to the set of standards that enable people to live cooperatively in groups. It is what societies determine to be “right” and “acceptable”. Sometimes, acting…

Asia
Suga considers state of emergency in Tokyo Suga considers state of emergency in Tokyo

TOKYO: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday he was considering declaring a state of emergency in the greater Tokyo area over a “very severe” third wave of coronavirus…

World
Pressure grows on Macron over vaccination ‘fiasco’ Pressure grows on Macron over vaccination ‘fiasco’

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron on Monday faced growing pressure to accelerate France’s Covid-19 vaccination drive which has seen just a few hundred people receive the jab, with the French leader…

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Rabeya Khatun laid to rest Rabeya Khatun laid to rest

Eminent writer Rabeya Khatun was laid to rest at Banani Graveyard in the capital on Monday. She was buried after Zuhr prayers following her namaz-e-janaza on the Channel i premises.  Earlier,…

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Mashrafe axed, Shakib returns Mashrafe axed, Shakib returns

Bangladesh Cricket Board indicated the end of Mashrafe Mortaza era as he failed to make a cut in the 24-member preliminary squad for the forthcoming three-match ODI series against West Indies.…

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Bumper sweet potato yield likely in Rangpur Bumper sweet potato yield likely in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Farmers have already exceeded the fixed farming target of sweet potato by 9.14 percent and are expecting its super bumper output in Rangpur agriculture region during the current Rabi season.…

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