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Bangladesh enters new era By Other | Last Updated: 27th February, 2021, 00:00

Bangladesh is set to get final recommendation for its graduation to a developing country from the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) of the United Nations. The CDP in its second triennial…

Bangladesh enters new era

No respite from horrific road accidents No respite from horrific road accidents

At least 22 people were killed and many others wounded in separate road accidents in eight districts of the country on Friday. Of them, eight were killed in Sylhet while six in Bogura, two in…


Huge anomalies found in quarantine expense Huge anomalies found in quarantine expense

Twelve public hospitals in the capital have misused and embezzled funds allocated by the government for quarantine expenses during the coronavirus pandemic. The huge anomalies and financial…


Demand for revoking DSA gets louder Demand for revoking DSA gets louder

The death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who was arrested under the Digital Security Act (DSA) over nine months ago, in jail has triggered an angry outcry with people from different walks of life demanding…

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Ekushey Book Fair may see fewer books Ekushey Book Fair may see fewer books

The upcoming Amar Ekushey Book Fair is likely to see a smaller number of books as publishers are planning to print fewer copies to avert losses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Publishers fear…

Metropolis
UNHRC should emerge as a bastion to defend HR UNHRC should emerge as a bastion to defend HR

Human Rights Council (HRC) should emerge as a bastion to defend human rights following the principles of universality, impartiality and non-selectivity, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen.…

Editorial
Silence of Emptiness Silence of Emptiness

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in January of 2020, presumably in China, the world has gone through a very unusual phase in its known history. To approximately 7.8 billion people of the world it seems…

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Sustainable Dairy Development: Challenges and Key Considerations Sustainable Dairy Development: Challenges and Key Considerations

The dairy sector in Bangladesh is very important for poverty reduction, food & nutrition improvement and women’s empowerment (Shahabuddin et al., 2011). It creates sources of income for farmers,…

Asia
Myanmar police raid protest district Myanmar police raid protest district

YANGON: Myanmar police launched a crackdown overnight in a Yangon district after breaking up a protest to oppose a military appointed local official, as the World Bank halted payments to projects in…

World
US to release report fingering Saudi prince US to release report fingering Saudi prince

WASHINGTON: The US director of national intelligence is expected to release a damning report Friday that fingers Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the brutal murder and dismemberment of dissident…

Culturetainment
‘Shikhandi Kotha’ to be staged at BSA today ‘Shikhandi Kotha’ to be staged at BSA today

Theatre troupe Mahakal Natya Sampraday will stage their renowned play ‘Shikhandi Kotha’ at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. This will be the 176th…

Winner
Tigers passing time like never before Tigers passing time like never before

Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed on Friday said that they all are having a completely different experience in New Zealand as the 35-member Bangladesh contingent is currently doing hotel quarantine in…

My Districts
Farmers happy with bean yield, prices Farmers happy with bean yield, prices

NARSINGDI: Bean cultivation is gaining ground in the district as its better yield brings huge amount of money to the farmers. A large number of farmers especially in the char areas of the district…

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