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EZs to change face of Bangladesh By Other | Last Updated: 26th February, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) is working relentlessly to attract foreign investment and facilitating industrialisation through economic zones, BEZA Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury has…

EZs to change face of Bangladesh

Complexities over Ctg elevated expressway go Complexities over Ctg elevated expressway go

CHATTOGRAM: The work on the elevated expressway under construction in the city will get a pace soon as complexities over the design in the port area have finally been resolved. Construction…


Dhaka-Jalpaiguri train service from Mar 26 Dhaka-Jalpaiguri train service from Mar 26

Bangladesh and India are going to launch another train service between the two countries, connecting Dhaka and New Jalpaiguri (NJP) in West Bengal this time. Covering a distance of 513 km, the…


Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

SAN DIEGO: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States,…

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BNP trying to revive party men thru demo BNP trying to revive party men thru demo

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is trying to revitalise its party men, who have become frustrated, through holding programmes on different issues across the country, party insiders said. “Definitely,…

Metropolis
‘Legalise undocumented Bangladeshis’ ‘Legalise undocumented Bangladeshis’

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has urged the US lawmakers and administration to help legalise undocumented Bangladeshis living in the United States. Momen made the call on Wednesday during…

Editorial
Expectation and Challenges of Education Act-2020 Expectation and Challenges of Education Act-2020

The Education Act-2020 has been drafted aiming at banning private tuition, coaching, guidebooks and notebooks, physical punishment on students and running of private academic institutions without the…

Business
BB inks deal with 14 banks, NBFIs BB inks deal with 14 banks, NBFIs

Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Thursday signed participation agreements with nine banks and five non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) to implement a Tk 10 billion refinance scheme for export-oriented industries.…

Our faith
Past and present of Islamic education in Bangladesh (concluding part) Past and present of Islamic education in Bangladesh (concluding part)

From the discussion of the previous episode, it has been understood that the history of Islamic education in Bangladesh is very ancient. There is a glorious chapter of this education in this country.…

Asia
Clashes in Yangon as tensions mount over Myanmar coup Clashes in Yangon as tensions mount over Myanmar coup

YANGON: Junta supporters wielding knives and slingshots clashed with anti-coup residents in Myanmar on Thursday, the first such showdown between opposing forces as the nation nears a month of military…

World
New corona variant found in New York New corona variant found in New York

NEW YORK: Two separate teams of researchers said this week they have found a worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City and elsewhere in the Northeast that carries mutations that help it evade…

Culturetainment
Directors’ Guild election today Directors’ Guild election today

The election of Directors’ Guild, the organisation for the directors of television drama, will be held at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) today from 09:00am to 05:00pm.  …

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Tigers undergo first Covid-19 test in NZ Tigers undergo first Covid-19 test in NZ

The 35-member Bangladesh contingent completed their first Covid-19 test in New Zealand as they are set to play three ODIs and three Twenty20 internationals, starting on March 20. Bangladesh…

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Flower farming boosts Rajshahi’s economy Flower farming boosts Rajshahi’s economy

RAJSHAHI: Local farmers are being interested in flower farming, which is giving a big boost to Rajshahi’s economy. Flower farming has started bringing a new dimension in Rajshahi’s…

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Dhaka ask other states to meet burden-sharing principle Dhaka ask other states to meet burden-sharing principle

Responding to BBC news on Rohingyas adrift in the sea, Bangladesh has said it is respectful of its international obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), noting…

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