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Traffic chaos, fatality on rise By Other | Last Updated: 19th February, 2021, 00:00

Reckless driving of motorcycles has created a traffic chaos on roads in the capital and many other parts of the country, resulting in a rise in traffic accidents and fatalities. Police said…

Traffic chaos, fatality on rise

Curb food adulteration with iron hand: PM Curb food adulteration with iron hand: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to curb food adulteration in Bangladesh with an iron hand alongside creating awareness among businesspeople about such offence,…


Draft policy finalised to limit trans-fat in foods Draft policy finalised to limit trans-fat in foods

The government has finalized a draft of policy styled ‘Safe Food (Trans fatty acid) Bill, 2021’ to regulate the use of industrially-produced trans fats in food items. The draft was…


Mega projects to change Bangladesh’s face, says Japanese envoy Mega projects to change Bangladesh’s face, says Japanese envoy

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh ITO Naoki has said once the ongoing three mega-infrastructure projects are completed, they will change the face of Bangladesh and will have a positive impact on the…

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Govt to allow more off-dock facilities in Ctg port Govt to allow more off-dock facilities in Ctg port

The government will expand the off-dock facilities to help ease congestion at Chattogram seaport and facilitate quick clearance of container cargos by allowing unloading from outside the port area.…

Metropolis
Bangladesh, US hopeful of closer ties Bangladesh, US hopeful of closer ties

Bangladesh and the United States observed that the prospect of having closer ties between the two countries has been enhanced after the assumption of the new US administration led by President Joe…

Editorial
Qualitative and Quantitative Strategic Plans Needed Qualitative and Quantitative Strategic Plans Needed

The meaning of education varies from person to person and from age to age with the variation of perspectives to knowledge and also with the relevance of need and desire at the individual, community,…

Business
RADP likely to be trimmed to Tk 1,973bn RADP likely to be trimmed to Tk 1,973bn

The current fiscal’s ADP is likely to be curtailed by Tk 78.07 billion or 3.81 percent to Tk 1,973.38 billion as the implementing agencies expressed inability to spend the money. All the…

Our faith
Benefits of hoping for the best Benefits of hoping for the best

Having hope in Allah The Almighty bears fruit to the following: ♦ It makes one strive more and exert greater effort in performing acts of worship. ♦It makes one even more…

Asia
Hackers target Myanmar govt websites to protest against coup Hackers target Myanmar govt websites to protest against coup

YANGON: Hackers targeted Myanmar government websites on Thursday to protest against the military coup, as the junta pressed on with its attempts to stymie nationwide opposition with internet blockades…

World
Texas shivers amid power outage, water shortage Texas shivers amid power outage, water shortage

HOUSTON: Power was gradually being restored but hundreds of thousands of households remained without electricity early Thursday across Texas, the oil and gas capital of the United States, with some…

Culturetainment
Shakib, Bubly in new film Shakib, Bubly in new film

The audience-acclaimed actors Shakib Khan and Shobnom Bubly have paired up again in a new movie titled ‘Leader: Ami e Bangladesh’. Produced by Bengal Multimedia, young director Topu…

Winner
A tale of a nearly forgotten int’l stadium A tale of a nearly forgotten int’l stadium

There is a serene beauty in the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar and it certainly possesses all the ingredients to be a picturesque venue of the country, though it hardly…

My Districts
Shaheed Minars built at all 65 pry schools in Taraganj Shaheed Minars built at all 65 pry schools in Taraganj

RANGPUR: Permanent Shaheed Minars have been built in 100 percent Government Primary Schools of Taraganj upazila in the district under a special initiative taken in the Mujib Year. Taraganj Upazila…

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'Surokkha' app launched to accelerate vaccination 'Surokkha' app launched to accelerate vaccination

'Surokkha' android mobile application was launched on Thursday to speed up the government’s nationwide corona vaccination programme. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque…

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