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36 new wards still out of civic facilities By Other | Last Updated: 8th February, 2021, 00:00

The residents of newly establish 36 wards under the two city corporations of Dhaka continue to suffer due to inadequate civic facilities and lack of access to basic services from their councillors…

36 new wards still out of civic facilities

Nationwide corona vaccination begins Nationwide corona vaccination begins

A total of 31,160 people were inoculated on the opening day as the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination began in Bangladesh on Sunday. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated…


FDI and Capital Market in the Pandemic: Looking Beyond FDI and Capital Market in the Pandemic: Looking Beyond

Saying that the year 2020 has been a challenge for Bangladesh capital market and investments will be an understatement. The year has tested the resilience and morale of the global economy. Even with…


Fireworks fans playing with fire Fireworks fans playing with fire

It was around 9:00pm on January 29 when East Badda of the capital was shaken by a series of unbelievably loud bangs. Many residents were looking through windows to see what was happing. They…

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Payra port project implementation to be delayed Payra port project implementation to be delayed

Both the cost and time of a project to construct the first terminal and necessary facilities at Payra Seaport are set to go up amid slow progress of the important scheme.  The Ministry…

Metropolis
UN calls for end to FGM UN calls for end to FGM

The United Nations (UN) has called for collaboration at all levels, and across all sectors of society to protect millions of girls and women at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) every year.…

Editorial
Be Inoculated: Live and Let Others Live Be Inoculated: Live and Let Others Live

In Bangladesh, the full scale vaccination program against Covid-19 virus has been launched from 7 February, 2021. The trial run of the vaccination drive was opened by the Honourable Prime Minister…

Business
Bashundhara Bitumen starts commercial operations Bashundhara Bitumen starts commercial operations

Bashundhara Bitumen Plant, Bangladesh’s first private-sector bitumen manufacturer, has started commercial operations on Sunday aiming to cater to the growing demand for bitumen in the country.…

Asia
India asks states to speed up corona vaccination India asks states to speed up corona vaccination

MUMBAI: India’s government urged states and union territories on Saturday to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations after a review found “substantial” room for speeding up the programme,…

World
Fatah, Hamas to discuss polls Fatah, Hamas to discuss polls

JERUSALEM: The key Palestinian factions—Fatah, which controls the West Bank, and Gaza’s Hamas Islamists—plan to meet in Cairo this week to tackle issues that could threaten long-awaited…

Culturetainment
‘Netri-The Leader’ shooting begins on Feb 28 ‘Netri-The Leader’ shooting begins on Feb 28

Popular film actor and producer of the country Ananta Jalil is coming up with a new film titled ‘Netri-The leader’ soon. Khadiza Parvin Borsha, Burk Kanisicak and Ahmed Emin Budak are jointly…

Winner
Mayers makes impossible ‘possible’ Mayers makes impossible ‘possible’

When West Indies walked into the final day of the opening Test in Chattogram, not many believed the young, inexperienced side was capable of even challenging Bangladesh. A magnificent unbeaten…

My Districts
Around 8,000 ethnic minority families get homes Around 8,000 ethnic minority families get homes

GAIBANDHA: Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman dreamt of a Bangladesh where everyone will have an abode of their own while the country that he founded now spearheads a campaign under…

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Dignitaries receive vaccine Dignitaries receive vaccine

A good number of dignitaries, including the chief justice, ministers, MPs and central leaders of Awami League, received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to encourage people to take the jab…

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Virtual reality tourism Virtual reality tourism

Experts say pandemic could provide watershed moment for technology, potentially leading to more sustainable tourism With globe-trotting banned in the pandemic, increasing numbers of people are…

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