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Global hike in raw material price hits local cement market By Other | Last Updated: 2nd March, 2021, 00:00

Price hike of clinker, the main raw material for cement production, in the international market has affected the price of cement in the local market.  Rising cost of freight on board (FOB)…

Global hike in raw

material price hits

local cement market

Three S Asian leaders

to join celebrations Three S Asian leaders to join celebrations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Nepalese President Ms. Bidya Devi Bhandari will join the golden jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh’s independence…


‘More workforce needed to finish Padma Bridge

in time’ ‘More workforce needed to finish Padma Bridge in time’

Finishing the Padma Bridge construction in time will require working round the clock in more than one shifts and in line with a time-bound action plan, suggests the Planning Commission.  …


People now receiving 
vaccine spontaneously People now receiving vaccine spontaneously

Overcoming all hesitations and fear, people have been receiving the Covid-19 vaccine spontaneously across the country. Hospital sources said many people were hesitant about receiving the vaccine…

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Construction of country’s first plasma plant begins Construction of country’s first plasma plant begins

Construction of the country’s first plasma fractionation plant began at Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City in Gazipur on Monday. Oryx Biotech is setting up the plant in collaboration with Summit…

Metropolis
Japan donates $10m Japan donates $10m

Japan donated US $10 million for supporting the improvement of water supply and distribution systems for Bangladeshi host communities and Rohingyas at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. An agreement…

Editorial
Humanity First Humanity First

Today, people in Myanmar are pleading for help from the world for restoration of democracy in their country. In August 2017, a deadly crackdown by Myanmar's army on Rohingya Muslims forced hundreds…

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Background of the Speech Background of the Speech

The historic 7 March speech was a watershed one in the political evolution of the Bangali people. This speech touted a clear vision for these people. On the other hand, implicit in this speech, was…

Business
Motivate people about insurance Motivate people about insurance

Laying emphasis on massive publicity to motivate people to expand insurance coverage in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the insurance companies to provide services giving…

Asia
Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

YANGON: Ousted Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with two new criminal charges in a court appearance via video link on Monday, a month after a military coup triggered relentless mass…

World
Yemenis reel from poverty, hunger Yemenis reel from poverty, hunger

SANAA: Unable to find work, Ahmed Farea has sold everything including his wife’s gold to feed and house two young daughters in one small room. Elsewhere in Yemen’s capital Sanaa,…

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Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition begins on April 15 Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition begins on April 15

An international art competition for youths from members of the organisation of Islamic countries (OIC) will begin on April 15. The titled of the art competition is ‘Bangabandhu-Youth…

Winner
Tanvir relishes new art for success Tanvir relishes new art for success

Bangladesh Emerging team’s left-arm spinner Tanvir Islam on Monday admitted that his focus on varying the line and length proved worthy for him against Ireland Wolves in the lone four-day match.…

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Taro stolon farming gets popular in Cumilla Taro stolon farming gets popular

in Cumilla

CUMILLA: Cultivation of kochur loti (Taro stolon) has gained popularity amongst farmers at Barura upazila in Cumilla as it is more profitable than paddy or other crops.  Here, farmers are…

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Remittance hits $1.78bn in Feb Remittance hits $1.78bn in Feb

Bangladesh received $1780.58 million in remittance in February this year, posting a 22.61 per cent increase over the same month last year. The country’s remittance inflow stood at $1452.20…

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