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Most govt officials absent from offices By Other | Last Updated: 7th April, 2021, 00:00

Attendance of government officials and employees was very thin in the capital and elsewhere across the country on Tuesday amid the ongoing weeklong countrywide lockdown. Many government employees…

Most govt officials absent from offices

Bangladesh offers Special EZ to US Bangladesh offers Special EZ to US

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday offered a dedicated economic zone to the United States to set up industries in Bangladesh. “We are constantly improving our physical, legal and…


Casual lockdown Casual lockdown

All modes of transport except buses plied the city streets on Tuesday, the 2nd day of the weeklong lockdown enforced to contain the coronavirus transmission. In the photo taken from Madhya Badda…


Bus services resume in cities Bus services resume in cities

The government has decided to allow bus services in the areas of all city corporations from today during the countrywide lockdown enforced to contain the fresh wave of coronavirus. “The…

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Traders continue demo for running businesses Traders continue demo for running businesses

Traders and shop owners continued to stage protests on Tuesday, demanding that the government allows them to open shops and run their businesses during the lockdown. With the growing apathy…

Metropolis
Govt doubles hospital beds: Minister Govt doubles hospital beds: Minister

The government has doubled the number of general and ICU (Intensive Care Unit) beds in Covid-19 hospitals in the wake of a spike in coronavirus infection around the country, said health and family…

Editorial
Stringent Enforcement of Lockdown – the Only Alternative Stringent Enforcement of Lockdown – the Only Alternative

The situation of Covid-19 has exacerbated further in Bangladesh in the last three weeks as over 6000 patients have been diagnosed Corona positive in each of the past few days. Public health experts…

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Global Climate Change: What We All Need to Do Global Climate Change: What We All Need to Do

Climate change refers to the overall state of the climate in a particular region over a long time. This period can range from a few months to several hundred or thousands of years. However, climate…

Business
$500m budget support sought from WB $500m budget support sought from WB

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has sought $500 million budget support from the World Bank to address the Covid-19 impacts. Kamal made the request at a virtual meeting between a Bangladesh…

Asia
Fresh deadly violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls Fresh deadly violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls

KOLKATA: Fresh deadly violence rocked the restive state of West Bengal on Tuesday as India held its biggest democratic exercise in two years with 175 million people eligible to vote in five regional…

World
Iran, US begin indirect talks to revive nuclear deal Iran, US begin indirect talks to revive nuclear deal

VIENNA: European intermediaries began shuttling between Iranian and US officials in Vienna on Tuesday as they sought to bring both countries back into full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal that…

Culturetainment
Mamo stars in ‘Pori’ Mamo stars in ‘Pori’

National Film Award-winning actress Zakia Bari Mamo has appeared in many television dramas with various characters in her 16-year acting career. Now, the versatile artiste will be seen as ‘Pori’…

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Records continue to tumble in Bangladesh Games Records continue to tumble in Bangladesh Games

Five new national records were made in the weightlifting discipline of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games at the Mymensingh district gymnasium on Tuesday. Fulpoti Chakma from Ansar earned…

My Districts
Nor’wester wreaks havoc on mango orchards Nor’wester wreaks havoc on mango orchards

RAJSHAHI: Prolonged drought and recent deadliest nor’wester have left a trail of destruction to the standing mango crop causing an abyss of despair among the farmers in the region, especially…

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Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade

KATHMANDU: Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country’s forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud…

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