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Govt to drop nine coal-fired plants By Other | Last Updated: 24th February, 2021, 00:00

The government has decided in principle to scrap nine proposed coal-fired power plant projects having the combined capacity to generate 7,461 megawatts (MW) of electricity. The decision came…

Govt to drop nine coal-fired plants

No parking space in most super shops No parking space in most super shops

Most of the super shops in the capital don’t have any parking facilities, forcing customers to park their vehicles on roads and footpaths and thus causing traffic chaos in many parts of the capital.…


Build the nation with patriotic zeal: PM Build the nation with patriotic zeal: PM

Calling upon all to be patriots in building the nation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed her government’s firm determination to turn Bangladesh into a developed and prosperous…


Save indigenous languages Save indigenous languages

The history of human language is the history of rise and fall. In around 8000 BC, 20,000 languages were in existence on this planet. But currently the number has been reduced to one third. Many languages…

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2m more vaccine doses arrive 2m more vaccine doses arrive

The government will start providing the second doses of Covid-19 vaccine on April 7 as two million more doses arrived in the country early Tuesday. “The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine…

Metropolis
BNP involved in propaganda against govt, says Quader BNP involved in propaganda against govt, says Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday alleged that BNP’s arson terrorism and Al Jazeera’s propaganda against the government and the state were sewed with the same thread.…

Editorial
Bridging Rural-Urban Gap in Vaccination Bridging Rural-Urban Gap in Vaccination

In continuation of its performance in grappling with the worst pandemic of the century, the government led by Sheikh Hasina has shown its credibility in demonstrating the essences of vaccination to…

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SDG 3: Universal Health Coverage SDG 3: Universal Health Coverage

Universal health coverage (UHC) is defined to receive quality essential health services without being exposed to financial hardship. Better health, prevent illness and rehabilitation are essential…

Business
Multimodal connectivity key to boosting trade: Indian envoy Multimodal connectivity key to boosting trade: Indian envoy

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Vikram K Doraiswami has emphasized the need to develop multimodal connectivity system and improve port infrastructure for stronger bilateral trade between Bangladesh…

Asia
Myanmar generals under renewed pressure Myanmar generals under renewed pressure

YANGON: Myanmar’s military leaders came under renewed pressure on Tuesday as the world’s wealthiest nations condemned the junta for responding to anti-coup demonstrators “with violence”,…

World
Over 7.9m Texans still facing disrupted water supplies 
Over 7.9m Texans still facing disrupted water supplies

Over 7.9 million people in Texas still had issues with their water supply as of Monday evening, authorities told Reuters, after a record-breaking freeze knocked out power stations last week, reports…

Culturetainment
Symon Sadik’s ‘Artonad’ Symon Sadik’s ‘Artonad’

Symon Sadik is one of the popular film actors of the country. He has won the hearts of millions by his fabulous performance. He acted in many popular movies in his short acting career. Now,…

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Tigers seek to break losing streak Tigers seek to break losing streak

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal was optimistic to break the New Zealand jinx this time around as Tigers left Dhaka on Tuesday for New Zealand for a six-week tour, which starts with a long quarantine,…

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Banana farming gains ground in Rangpur Char areas Banana farming gains ground in Rangpur Char areas

RANGPUR: Banana farming continues boosting both in mainland and char areas bringing self-reliance to many people in Rangpur agriculture region during the last 12 years. Deputy Detector of the…

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