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Students await tough battle By Other | Last Updated: 1st February, 2021, 00:00

A large number of students with brilliant results in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will get no chance to be admitted to their first-choice public universities and…

Students await tough battle

Dhaka, Delhi to hold series of high-level meetings this month Dhaka, Delhi to hold series of high-level meetings this month

Dhaka and New Delhi will hold a series of high-level meetings in February ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Bangladesh on March 26-27 to join the golden jubilee…


Bangladesh export growth a lesson for India Bangladesh export growth a lesson for India

New Delhi: The Economic Survey 2021 of India has said Bangladesh, a strong exporting nation, holds “lessons” for India to build specialisation in exports of products in which it is competitive.…


Sewage flows into water bodies ! Sewage flows into water bodies !

Most of the buildings in the city do not have septic tanks and soak pits for storing sewage, resulting in widespread environmental hazards caused by the rampant release of waste into the water bodies.…

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Cold takes heavy toll on the poor Cold takes heavy toll on the poor

The lives of the poor people, especially in the northern region, have turned miserable as a severe cold wave has been sweeping across many parts of the country, disrupting their daily outdoor activities.…

Metropolis
Dengue under control, but may spread sans anti-mosquito drives Dengue under control, but may spread sans anti-mosquito drives

Though the dengue situation remained under control in 2020, it may get worse anytime if the vector of dengue disease is not kept in check, health experts have said. They also suggested continuing…

Editorial
Rock-solid Indo-Bangladesh Ties Rock-solid Indo-Bangladesh Ties

The spot of the incident was the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi. Marking the India tour of Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen, a dinner was hosted by Bangladesh High Commissioner…

Business
Costly power causes Tk 45.6bn loss for PDB in six months Costly power causes Tk 45.6bn loss for PDB in six months

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has incurred a loss of Tk 45.66 billion in first half of the current fiscal for selling power at tariffs lower than purchasing cost.  The government…

Asia
UK opens visa scheme for millions of Hong Kongers UK opens visa scheme for millions of Hong Kongers

HONG KONG: A new visa scheme offering millions of Hong Kongers a pathway to British citizenship went live on Sunday as the city’s former colonial master opens its doors to those wanting to escape…

World
US orders travellers to wear masks on public transport US orders travellers to wear masks on public transport

WASHINGTON: Starting early next week, US travellers and commuters will be required to wear face masks on nearly all forms of public transportation as part of a sweeping new order from the Centers for…

Culturetainment
14th Int’l Children’s Film Fest Bangladesh begins 14th Int’l Children’s Film Fest Bangladesh begins

The 14th edition of the International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh (ICFFB) began in the capital on Saturday, reports UNB.  Children’s Film Society (CFS) Bangladesh has…

Winner
Warm-up match ends in draw Warm-up match ends in draw

West Indians had a fruitful outing as their lone practice game against BCBXI ended in a draw at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday. The tourists did well in the game as three of their…

My Districts
Jashore gardeners fear huge losses Jashore gardeners fear huge losses

JASHORE: Gardeners in Godkhali area of Jashore worried about meeting revenue target, despite being doubtful about profits next year, are busy planting rose, tuberose (Rajanigandha), gerbera, marigold…

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Thai govt foe ordered to erase vaccine supply criticism Thai govt foe ordered to erase vaccine supply criticism

BANGKOK: A Thai court has ordered a leading government foe to remove allegations on social media that the state’s coronavirus vaccine policy is opaque and unfairly favours a company owned by…

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Enriching Bangla digitally Enriching Bangla digitally

Convention of NRB (Non-Resident Bangladeshi) Engineers or ‘CONE 2019’ has been organized with the blessing of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, under the leadership of National Professor Jamilur…

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