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Commercial use of residential bldgs rampant in city By Other | Last Updated: 7th January, 2021, 00:00

Buildings in residential areas like Dhanmondi, Gulshan, Banani and Uttara in the capital are being used for commercial purposes in blatant violation of rules and a High Court order. Banks, hospitals,…

Commercial use of residential bldgs rampant in city

Doraiswami lauds Bangladesh’s economic growth Doraiswami lauds Bangladesh’s economic growth

Lauding Bangladesh’s rapid economic growth, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said the country can develop as a large industrial production hub in this region.…


AL govt completes 2 yrs of its 3rd term in a row AL govt completes 2 yrs of its 3rd term in a row

The Awami League has completed two years of its third consecutive term in office,  continuing with various development activities as per its 2018 electoral manifesto. Under the leadership…


Twelve years of ‘People First’ Twelve years of ‘People First’

It is heartening to note that the government led by honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has just completed twelve years of its continued existence. The last one year of her latest spell has been…

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Attain skills before going abroad Attain skills before going abroad

Putting emphasis on the registration of migrant workers, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the job seekers to go abroad attaining required skills and having accurate information about…

Metropolis
4,969 people killed in road crashes last year 4,969 people killed in road crashes last year

At least 4,969 people were killed and 5,058 were injured in 4,092 road accidents in the country in 2020. Ilias Kanchan, founder and chairman of Nirapad Sarak Chai, disclosed the information…

Editorial
Repatriation of Rohingyas Must Be Expedited Repatriation of Rohingyas Must Be Expedited

In a briefing held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 8 December last year, the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A K Abdul Momen strongly criticized the statement of the United Nations on the…

Business
Govt may extend power import deal with India Govt may extend power import deal with India

The government is likely to extend the tenure of 160MW electricity import from Tripura for another five years as the current power purchase agreement (PPA) will expire in March, 2021.  The…

Education
Fun and Easy Ways to Learn English Fun and Easy Ways to Learn English

Watching a movie is a favorite pastime for many of us. What makes English learning more fun than learning it while engaging in our favorite activity? Undoubtedly, most of us enjoy watching movies,…

Asia
Japan’s daily corona cases top 6,000 Japan’s daily corona cases top 6,000

TOKYO: Japan’s daily coronavirus infections totaled 6,004 cases, topping 6,000 for the first time since the start of the outbreak last year, a Kyodo News tally based on official data showed on…

World
US daily corona toll hits 3,936 US daily corona toll hits 3,936

WASHINGTON: The United States broke its own record for the number of daily deaths from Covid-19 yet again on Tuesday, recording 3,936 fatalities in 24 hours, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins…

Winner
‘Seniors need to fire against Windies’ ‘Seniors need to fire against Windies’

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal insisted that the onus would be on the senior cricketers if they want success in the upcoming home series against West Indies. “I always believe that…

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Potato farming exceeds target in Rajshahi Potato farming exceeds target in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Braving the Covid-19 pandemic, farmers have already exceeded the fixed potato farming target by 2.63 percent during the current season in Rajshahi agriculture region. Officials of…

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