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Complete lockdown from tomorrow By Other | Last Updated: 13th April, 2021, 00:00

The government has taken all preparations to enforce a complete eight-day lockdown in the country from tomorrow to contain the surge of the deadly coronavirus. As the country is witnessing continued…

Complete lockdown from tomorrow

People leaving capital by any means People leaving capital by any means

Although operations of public transport, including buses and launches, remained suspended amid the ongoing restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus transmission, people were leaving the capital…


Govt fixes retail LPG prices Govt fixes retail LPG prices

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has fixed the retail prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with effect from Monday. According to the decision, the retail price of a 12.5 kg…


Bangladesh to get 6.8cr vaccine doses from May: WB Bangladesh to get 6.8cr vaccine doses from May: WB

Bangladesh will start receiving 6.8 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine under the global COVAX facility from May, says the World Bank. The international financial institution came up with the revelation…

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Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery: WB Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery: WB

The real GDP growth for Bangladesh economy now showing signs of some improvement and may range from 2.6 to 5.6 per cent in FY21, the World Bank says in its updated forecast.  But it hinges…

Metropolis
Thailand eases Covid travel restrictions Thailand eases Covid travel restrictions

The Royal Thai Embassy in Dhaka has brought relaxation of regulations regarding entry into Thailand and procedures of the quarantine with effective from April 1. Travelers from Bangladesh without…

Editorial
Damaging Deviations Damaging Deviations

Long ago national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam asked –“Where is that Muslim who has full faith in Allah?” Poet Nazrul also said in a different poem, “Who has found Islam, the precious…

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Development of Nuclear Power Energy Development of Nuclear Power Energy

Bangladesh has been struggling for the development of nuclear power energy for its peaceful use in fulfilling the ever growing demand of electricity for decades. Though it has become a controversial…

Business
Tk 890bn project aid target likely for ADP in FY22 Tk 890bn project aid target likely for ADP in FY22

The government is setting its foreign resource mobilisation target much higher in next fiscal’s ADP despite the corona-induced slowdown in project implementation. Economic Relations Division…

World
India 2nd worst-hit corona country India 2nd worst-hit corona country

MUMBAI: India on Monday overtook Brazil as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections, as it reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases, reports AFP. The…

Culturetainment
Jenny back to acting after 2 yrs Jenny back to acting after 2 yrs

Small screen actress and model Nowrin Hasan Khan Jenny has returned to acting after a two-year hiatus.  Recently the actress has completed the shooting of the drama serial ‘Ekhane Keo Thakena’.…

Winner
Young guns need to blaze: Mahmud Young guns need to blaze: Mahmud

Bangladesh’s team leader Khaled Mahmud insisted that young guns need to blaze in order to earn success in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh team reached Colombo safely following the PCR tests have…

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Farmers expect bumper Boro yield in Rajshahi Farmers expect bumper Boro yield in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Most of the farming fields of Boro paddy with golden hue have become eye-catching at present predicting satisfactory yield everywhere in the region including its vast Barind tract. Farmers…

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