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Key focus on saving people, businesses By Other | Last Updated: 1st June, 2021, 00:00

The government is going to unveil the upcoming proposed national budget with an aim to save the country’s people and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Apart from dealing with the…

Key focus on saving people, businesses

Impose lockdown on 7 border dists: PM Impose lockdown on 7 border dists: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the authorities concerned to impose strict lockdown on seven border districts as soon as possible to check the spread of coronavirus in the country.…


Relocate mill in 2 years Relocate mill in 2 years

The residents of Mirsharai upazila in Chattogram district have long been facing an acute crisis of safe drinking water. Many of them are not getting water even after installing deep tube wells.…


His lifelong campaign for peace His lifelong campaign for peace

Only recently we recalled the auspicious day on which Bangabandhu was awarded the Joliot-Curie peace award by the World Peace Council. Mr. Ramesh Chandra, the then Secretary General of the Council,…

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Blended edn system on the cards Blended edn system on the cards

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken an initiative to introduce a blended learning system for higher education in the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The move has been taken…

Metropolis
Dhaka calls for concerted efforts by global leaders Dhaka calls for concerted efforts by global leaders

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam has laid emphasis on collective efforts by the global leaders in tackling climate change and its adverse ramifications. He came up with the…

Editorial
Students’ Anguish! Students’ Anguish!

Few days back, a student of ours posted an emotional Facebook status saying that he does not respect his university teachers any more. As universities are closed for more than fourteen months, students…

Business
Increase budget implementation capacity: CPD Increase budget implementation capacity: CPD

Enhancing budget execution capacity must be the key focus of the budget alongside higher spending plan to get better results and find path of corona crisis recovery, suggests Centre for Policy Dialogue…

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Synchronised Cultivation— Comprehensive Way of Agri-mechanisation Synchronised Cultivation— Comprehensive Way of Agri-mechanisation

Labour crisis during the transplanting and harvesting period is a very common problem in Bangladesh. The direct and indirect effects of industrialisation have driven farm labourers from farming to…

Asia
Southeast Asian corona surge prompts shutdowns Southeast Asian corona surge prompts shutdowns

A sharp rise in coronavirus cases from new variants in parts of Southeast Asia that had been less affected by the pandemic has prompted new restrictions, factory closures and attempts to rapidly scale…

World
50 killed in separate DR Congo attacks 50 killed in separate DR Congo attacks

BUNIA: At least 50 people were killed overnight in two new attacks in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, monitors said on Monday, as a local official blamed a notorious group linked to the Islamic…

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9th Liberation DocFest to begin June 8 9th Liberation DocFest to begin June 8

The 9th edition of Liberation DocFest will begin on June 8. Liberation War Museum is organising the five-day festival. Due to the ongoing pandemic this year’s festival will be held virtually.…

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Shakib shows sign of getting form in Bangabandhu DPL opener Shakib shows sign of getting form in Bangabandhu DPL opener

Shakib Al Hasan demonstrated an all-round performance and showcased some sign of coming back to form during his side Mohammedan Sporting Club’s opening match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka…

My Districts
Yaas causes Tk 60 crore damage in Khulna Yaas causes Tk 60 crore damage in Khulna

KHULNA: The local administration has estimated a loss of Tk 60 crore in damage caused by Cyclone Yaas in the coastal areas of Khulna district. Due to the impact of the cyclone, many houses,…

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Britain to accelerate relocation for Afghan staff Britain to accelerate relocation for Afghan staff

LONDON: Britain on Monday announced plans to accelerate its relocation of Afghan staff who worked with the military and their families ahead of a planned withdrawal of US-led NATO forces, reports AFP.…

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