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Hasina’s glorious 12 years in office By Other | Last Updated: 6th January, 2021, 00:00

The ruling Awami League has completed 12 consecutive years of office, setting a milestone of success in all development indexes and resulting in Bangladesh’s emergence as a role model of development…

Hasina’s glorious 12 years in office

Hatirjheel now a lake of smelly water and dirt Hatirjheel now a lake of smelly water and dirt

The water of Hatirjheel Lake, one of the recreation spots for the city dwellers, has got severely polluted due to nonstop dumping of liquid and solid waste into it, spreading stench much to the irritation…


Serum, Bharat Biotech pledge 'smooth rollout' everywhere Serum, Bharat Biotech pledge 'smooth rollout' everywhere

The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it was their combined intent to develop, manufacture and supply Covid-19 vaccines for India and the rest of the globe. In…


Govt okays import of 3.3 lakh tonnes rice Govt okays import of 3.3 lakh tonnes rice

The government has so far allowed 29 private companies to import 3.3 lakh tonnes of rice from abroad in a bid to arrest the soaring prices of the staple in the domestic market. The Ministry…

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Dhaka, Delhi agree to expedite LoC projects Dhaka, Delhi agree to expedite LoC projects

The governments of Bangladesh and India have discussed ways to speed up the projects supported by the Indian Lines of Credit (LoC).  A joint review of the progress of LoC projects was virtually…

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‘E-procurement system a must to reduce graft’ ‘E-procurement system a must to reduce graft’

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said the e-procurement system is very important for getting proper products quickly at a fair price, reducing corruption. “People’s participation…

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Fight against Covid-19 and Expectations for 2021 Fight against Covid-19 and Expectations for 2021

In 2020, the Covid-19 paralyzed all sectors worldwide as one of the major catastrophes of the century. The virus spread around the globe within a relatively brief span after it appeared in Wuhan, China,…

Business
Exports fall slightly to $19.23bn in July-Dec Exports fall slightly to $19.23bn in July-Dec

Export earnings in the first half of the current fiscal year have slightly declined by 0.36 per cent compared to the corresponding period of previous fiscal.  Bangladesh shipped goods worth…

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Struggle for Wind Power Development in Bangladesh Struggle for Wind Power Development in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been struggling to take the advantage of the entirely clean and endless source of wind energy by using windmill technologies for decades. Recently the government of Bangladesh has stepped…

Asia
China doubles down on corona narrative as WHO probe looms China doubles down on corona narrative as WHO probe looms

SHANGHAI: As a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to visit China to investigate the origins of COVID-19, Beijing has stepped up efforts not only to prevent new outbreaks, but also…

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Gulf leaders sign agreement to end Qatar blockade Gulf leaders sign agreement to end Qatar blockade

AL-ULA: Gulf leaders signed a “solidarity and stability” deal on Tuesday after the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Qatar publicly embraced, bringing Doha back into the regional fold after a…

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BSA’s Upazila Cultural Fest 2021 kicks off BSA’s Upazila Cultural Fest 2021 kicks off

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) virtually inaugurated a month-long cultural festival on Monday, initiating live cultural shows in 10 Upazilas across the country that will run till January 31, reports…

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Bangladesh brace life after Mashrafe Bangladesh brace life after Mashrafe

Bangladesh cricket began its journey without Mashrafe Mortaza and it was business as usual at the home of cricket on Tuesday. Cricketers began their preparation for the upcoming home series…

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Hot water treatment effective for post-harvest fruits, vegs Hot water treatment effective for post-harvest fruits, vegs

BOGURA: Agricultural scientists and researchers have urged the farmers and traders to use hot water plants for treatment of their fruits and vegetables to reduce the post-harvest losses of those.…

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4 migrants die en route to Canary Islands 4 migrants die en route to Canary Islands

MADRID: Four migrants died during a perilous journey from the coast of Africa to Spain’s Canary Islands, which last year registered a huge surge in arrivals, rescuers said on Tuesday, reports…

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