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Bangladesh closer to LDC graduation By Other | Last Updated: 13th January, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh is set to meet the LDC graduation criteria for the second consecutive time to be recommended for graduation during the upcoming triennial review of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP)…

Bangladesh closer to LDC graduation

Trump supporters plan armed protests: FBI Trump supporters plan armed protests: FBI

The FBI has warned of possible armed protests being held across the US as Trump supporters and far-right groups call for demonstrations before Joe Biden is sworn in as president, reports BBC. There…


BB asks NBR to adjust tax at source BB asks NBR to adjust tax at source

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has recommended lowering the tax at source on the interest income of school banking accounts. Considering the higher tax at source applicable to school banking accounts,…


Corona vaccine to cost $3-4 per dose Corona vaccine to cost $3-4 per dose

Bangladesh is expected to get the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca from the Serum Institute of India (SII) at US$ 3-4 (equivalent to Tk 255-340) per dose. The…

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Many policemen get addicted to drugs Many policemen get addicted to drugs

Many law enforcers, mainly working under the jurisdiction of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), are allegedly getting addicted to harmful narcotics, including yaba, heroin and phensidyl. There…

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Govt works to promulgate policy on trans-fat Govt works to promulgate policy on trans-fat

The government has taken initiatives to promulgate policy on trans-fat and use of edible oil in restaurants which will address the proper use of edible oil and trans-fat content in food, said Abdul…

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Gains and Pains of an Era in Power Gains and Pains of an Era in Power

"Continuity" in government matters a great deal for the development of a country. There is a possibility that many decisions of the present government may get reversed with the change of…

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SDG 3: Issues Related to Major Causes of Death SDG 3: Issues Related to Major Causes of Death

Two targets relating to HIV/AIDS in MDG 6 were supposed to be halted and begun to reverse the spread by 2015 and to ensure access to treatment among all those in need by 2010. In 2015 there were 2.1…

Business
Govt to set up special cyber team for FIs Govt to set up special cyber team for FIs

The government is planning to introduce a specialised computer incident response team (CIRT) for banks and financial institutions to prevent and tackle cyber threats.   Bangladesh…

World
Corona herd immunity unlikely this year: WHO Corona herd immunity unlikely this year: WHO

GENEVA: Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even as one leading producer boosted its production…

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The 400th episode of ‘Cheating Master’ The 400th episode of ‘Cheating Master’

The 400th episode of popular television drama serial ‘Cheating Master’ will be aired on Rtv today.  The special episode of the audience-acclaimed drama will be aired at 09:20pm.  …

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Kings bring smiles to football fans Kings bring smiles to football fans

Bangladesh football has recently witnessed the huge participation of spectators, courtesy to star-studded Bashundhara Kings, whose way of playing has attracted many people.  The reigning…

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Sarankhola villagers in grip of tiger scare Sarankhola villagers in grip of tiger scare

BAGERHAT: Fear has gripped the residents of a number of villages at Dakkhin Razapur in Sarankhola Upazila of the district as the footprints of the tiger were found in their locality. Locals…

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A bailey bridge in Kutukchhari of Rangamati district collapses under A bailey bridge in Kutukchhari of Rangamati district collapses under

A bailey bridge in Kutukchhari of Rangamati district collapses under the pressure of an overloaded truck on Tuesday, snapping direct road communications between Rangamati and Khagrachhari districts.…

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