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Construction of Swadhinata Stambha sees little progress By Other | Last Updated: 25th February, 2021, 00:00

Development work of the Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument) project on Suhrawardy Udyan and Shahbagh Shishu Park in the capital has seen slow progress in the last three years despite the prime…

Construction of Swadhinata Stambha sees little progress

Super shops exploit suppliers, run tricky offers to earn more Super shops exploit suppliers, run tricky offers to earn more

Super shops are making hefty business by exploiting the suppliers to feed their monopoly and deceiving the consumers through dodgy money-saving offers that don’t actually save cash. Large…


Dhaka for taking ties with Washington to strategic level Dhaka for taking ties with Washington to strategic level

US Secretary of State J. Antony Blinken and Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday discussed ways to further deepen Dhaka-Washington relations by advancing common goals and mutual interests.…


BGB to observe Martyrs’ Day today BGB to observe Martyrs’ Day today

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will observe Martyrs’ Day today in memory of the martyrs of the barbaric massacre that took place at the then BDR (now BGB) headquarters, Pilkhana on February 25-26…

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Govt to procure 30,000 tonnes of urea Govt to procure 30,000 tonnes of urea

The government is going to procure 30,000 tonnes of urea at a cost of Tk 907.2 million to meet the local demand for the essential farming input. The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase…

Metropolis
Stop all unauthorised housing projects Stop all unauthorised housing projects

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Wednesday ordered officials concerned to take necessary steps to stop all unauthorized housing projects. They would not…

Editorial
Safe Food for Safe Life Safe Food for Safe Life

On 18 February, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, while virtually addressing a programme marking the National Food Safety Day-2021 held at Hotel Intercontinental, Dhaka, directed the concerned…

Education
Building a Science Minded Generation 
Building a Science Minded Generation

What is the greatest asset of a nation? What is the biggest reservoir of its power? What determines if the nation will move forward or it will continue to crawl? Its natural and mineral resources?…

Business
PDB seeks Tk 23bn subsidy against imported power PDB seeks Tk 23bn subsidy against imported power

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has sought Tk 23.28 billion in subsidy to cover the losses it incurred over the last six and a half years for selling imported electricity at subsidised rates.   …

Asia
Indonesia presses regional effort to end Myanmar crisis Indonesia presses regional effort to end Myanmar crisis

BANGKOK: Regional diplomatic efforts to resolve Myanmar’s political crisis gathered pace on Wednesday, while protests continued in Yangon and other cities calling for the country’s coupmakers…

World
Biden, Trudeau renew US-Canada relations Biden, Trudeau renew US-Canada relations

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden declared Canada and the United States best friends Tuesday, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the friendship “extraordinary” in a virtual meeting…

Culturetainment
Teaser of ‘Operation Sundarban’ out Teaser of ‘Operation Sundarban’ out

The website and teaser of the much-anticipated film ‘Operation Sundarban’ was unveiled on Tuesday at a gala event at the Kurmitola Golf Club in the capital.    Inspector…

Winner
Kings remain invincible Kings remain invincible

Table-toppers Bashundhara Kings extended their unbeaten run to 11 matches in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League with a massive 4-0 win over Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra in their home match at the…

My Districts
Farmers happy with jute prices in Rajshahi Farmers happy with jute prices in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Current market price of jute has made the farmers happy because they never thought about the unprecedented price of the cash crop in the region. At present, jute fiber is being sold…

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