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Vaccination begins countrywide today By Other | Last Updated: 7th February, 2021, 00:00

The Covid-19 vaccination programme begins today across the country with a target to inoculate 3.5 million people in the first phase. “Some 2,400 teams will work in 1,005 hospitals under…

Vaccination begins countrywide today

Bangladesh’s exports to Asian markets still low Bangladesh’s exports to Asian markets still low

Although Bangladesh has achieved significant growth in exports to the key markets in the UK and the US, the export volume to Asian countries is still very low. Despite having huge regional trade…


All the Prime Minister’s Men: A Postmortem All the Prime Minister’s Men: A Postmortem

The investigative documentary entitled “All the Prime Minister’s Men” aired on Al Jazeera on February 1. After watching the documentary, I first thought that those who made it probably…


Bangladesh, India a unique model for regional co-op: Shringla Bangladesh, India a unique model for regional co-op: Shringla

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said the relationship between India and Bangladesh has withstood the test of time and both the countries have charted a unique model for regional…

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BNP in quest of greater alliance BNP in quest of greater alliance

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is trying to forge a greater alliance with all the opposition political parties, including left-leaning ones, to wage a movement to realise their demands, including…

Metropolis
Construction work to end by 2022: Sujan Construction work to end by 2022: Sujan

CHATTOGRAM: Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan on Saturday said the construction of the railway line from Dohazari to Cox’s Bazar will be completed by December 2022, reports BSS. He said…

Editorial
Bangabandhu: Six Points, Tikka’s Salute and Lahore Bangabandhu: Six Points, Tikka’s Salute and Lahore

History in our part of the world has often had its interesting, even intriguing moments. And with Bangabandhu having played a vast role in the making of history in South Asia, the imagination cannot…

Opinion
Global prospects of our golden fibre Global prospects of our golden fibre

Golden fibre “jute” is one of the most popular cash crops of Bangladesh. Due to the quality of the soil and climatic characteristics, our country produces the best quality jute in the world.…

Business
BB asks banks to meet farm credit target BB asks banks to meet farm credit target

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is pursuing banks to meet the agricultural credit disbursement target by end of the current fiscal year to help boost crop production. Banks disbursed Tk 120.78 billion…

Asia
Farmers block roads as protests continue in India Farmers block roads as protests continue in India

KUNDLI: Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders to pressure the government to roll back agricultural reforms that have triggered…

World
Germany, France, UK, US agree ‘to revive transatlantic ties’ Germany, France, UK, US agree ‘to revive transatlantic ties’

BERLIN: The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the United States on Friday said they wanted “to revive” the transatlantic relationship, following their first in-depth talks…

Culturetainment
Bangladesh Film Fest to deepen Dhaka-Kolkata proximity: Hasan Bangladesh Film Fest to deepen Dhaka-Kolkata proximity: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday said the third ‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will help deepen proximity of Bangladesh and West Bengal, reports BSS. He came up with the…

Winner
Tigers’ seven-wicket shy of a victory Tigers’ seven-wicket shy of a victory

Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque’s brilliant century coupled by three scalps from Mehidy Hasan helped the hosts stay on top against West Indies in the two-match Test series opener in Chattogram…

My Districts
Gaibandha char areas to get electricity by May Gaibandha char areas to get electricity by May

GAIBANDHA: All the char areas in the district are going to get electricity connection within next May as Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) is putting its best efforts to erect as well as…

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