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Pvt ICD operators yet to install scanning system By Other | Last Updated: 1st April, 2021, 00:00

Exports and imports through misdeclaration and duty evasion are often taking place at private Inland Container Depot (ICD), widely known as off-dock, due to lack of scanning machines. As the…

Pvt ICD operators yet to install scanning system

Work on Bangabandhu Tunnel going on in full swing Work on Bangabandhu Tunnel going on in full swing

Chattogram: Construction of the first-ever ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel’ beneath the Karnaphuli River is going on in full swing. Around 64 percent work of the project has already…


S Arabia announces two major green initiatives S Arabia announces two major green initiatives

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has launched two landmark initiatives to protect the planet by combating climate change, reducing land degradation and strengthening the Kingdom’s leadership for a…


Daily corona cases hit all-time high Daily corona cases hit all-time high

The number of daily coronavirus infection cases hit all-time record as 5,358 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning. The number of deaths also jumped to 52 during…

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Bangladesh economy to grow at 3.6pc in FY21: WB Bangladesh economy to grow at 3.6pc in FY21: WB

Bangladesh’s economy will grow at 3.6 per cent in the current fiscal year of 2020-21 buoyed by the better-than-expected remittance inflow, the World Bank says in an updated forecast. In…

Metropolis
Paris Agreement can lead to sustainable future: Momen Paris Agreement can lead to sustainable future: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Bangladesh firmly believes strict implementation of the Paris Agreement is the only way forward for a sustainable future.   The…

Editorial
Visit of Indian Prime Minister Visit of Indian Prime Minister

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi came to Dhaka on 26 March 2021 on a 2-day official visit to Bangladesh in connection with the celebrations of the golden jubilee of our independence, birth centenary…

Education
Covid-19: Pains and Gains of Students and Teachers Covid-19: Pains and Gains of Students and Teachers

All educational institutions in Bangladesh have remained closed since 17th March 2020 due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. The government has gradually lifted restrictions from all sectors except…

Business
Seven startup firms fetch Tk 150 million Seven startup firms fetch Tk 150 million

Seven startup companies have received Tk 150 million under Bangladesh’s Tk 1 billion startup project marking the birth centennial of Father of the Nation and 50 years of Bangladesh independence.…

Asia
US orders non-essential staff to leave Myanmar US orders non-essential staff to leave Myanmar

YANGON: Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in good health in a video meeting on Wednesday, one of her lawyers said, as the United States ordered its non-essential embassy staff…

World
WHO chief calls for deeper probe into lab-leak theory WHO chief calls for deeper probe into lab-leak theory

BEIJING/GENEVA: China on Wednesday slammed “unethical” critics as it faced mounting pressure over origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, after the World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom…

Culturetainment
9th Liberation DocFest begins April 6 9th Liberation DocFest begins April 6

The 9th edition of Liberation DocFest will begin on April 6. Liberation War Museum is organising the five-day festival.       Marking the golden jubilee of country’s…

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Curtain rises on Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games today Curtain rises on Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games today

The curtain of the ninth edition of the country's biggest multi-sports event Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games will officially rise today with a grand opening ceremony at the Bangabandhu National Stadium…

My Districts
Many earn fortune from cultivation on Rangpur char Many earn fortune from cultivation on Rangpur char

RANGPUR: Expanded cultivation of various crops on char lands is effectively cutting poverty and improving livelihoods of many char people living in char areas of Rangpur agriculture region. Officials…

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