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Democracy is strengthening By Other | Last Updated: 4th February, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh has moved four notches up to the 76th position in the Democracy Index-2020 of the Economist Intelligence Unit, showing further improvement in the country’s democratic practice.  …

Democracy is strengthening

560 model mosques being built 560 model mosques being built

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has set another example by taking an initiative to build 560 model mosques and Islamic cultural centres across the country. Targeting the Mujib Barsho, the government…


Al Jazeera’s ugly conspiracy revealed Al Jazeera’s ugly conspiracy revealed

Many questions popped up in my head after watching Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera’s programmes on Bangladesh in the last two days. Of them the main question is – how much money is involved…


PM for action against faulty project design PM for action against faulty project design

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday ordered  action against those responsible for faulty project designs, which causes wastage of time and money due to project revisions and a cost hike.…

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96 police stations come under remote monitoring 96 police stations come under remote monitoring

Bangladesh Police has recently introduced a remote monitoring management system at 96 police stations in 13 districts of Dhaka Range to monitor the activities of the police stations. Night vision…

Metropolis
30 newborns die per 1,000 live births 30 newborns die per 1,000 live births

Thirty newborns per 1,000 live births die in Bangladesh for various reasons, including premature birth and low birth weight (LBW), according to a report of icddr,b. The scenario of death of…

Editorial
For More Rational Utilisation of Remittance For More Rational Utilisation of Remittance

Few months back, the Planning Minister of Bangladesh Mr. Abdul Mannan, in his speech at a meeting, highlighted the importance of remittance for our economy and development. In fact, it was natural…

Education
Agonies of the students of seven colleges Agonies of the students of seven colleges

Recently, classes in all the universities in the country have been suspended due to the corona epidemic. However, the universities have given the opportunity to the students to participate in the regular…

Business
Govt backtracks on rice import from Myanmar Govt backtracks on rice import from Myanmar

The government has turned down a proposal for importing 100,000 metric tons of rice from Myanmar as the overall situation in Myanmar has changed after the military take over there. The Cabinet…

Asia
China to send 10m corona vaccine doses abroad China to send 10m corona vaccine doses abroad

TAIPEI: China on Wednesday announced a plan to provide 10 million coronavirus vaccine doses to developing nations through the global COVAX initiative as part of its ambitious diplomatic and business…

World
Trump ‘personally responsible’ for Capitol riot Trump ‘personally responsible’ for Capitol riot

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump must be convicted because he is “personally responsible” for the riot at the US Capitol, House Democrats have said, reports BBC. They detail the former president’s…

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Shatabdi Wadud’s three decades in theatre Shatabdi Wadud’s three decades in theatre

Shatabdi Wadud is such an artiste who needs no introduction. Though he has found huge fame as a theatre artiste, the multitalented actor has also put his signature of flair on both small and silver…

Winner
Tigers share honours with Windies Tigers share honours with Windies

Bangladesh posted 242 for five against West Indies in the opening day of the opening Test as Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das managed to finish the day with a decent score on board at the Zahur Ahmed…

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Australia to help protect women, child rights in Cox’s Bazar Australia to help protect women, child rights in Cox’s Bazar

COX’S BAZAR: Australia has expressed eagerness to support programmes aimed at establishing the rights of women, especially poor and child in Bangladesh.  A high level team of Australian…

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Biden signs orders on migrant family separations, asylum Biden signs orders on migrant family separations, asylum

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has signed three executive actions seeking to reunite migrant families split up by a Trump-era policy and ordering a review of his predecessor’s wider immigration…

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