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High hope for recovery, growth amid pandemic By Other | Last Updated: 3rd June, 2021, 00:00

A staggering Tk 6,036.81 billion (Tk 6.04 trillion) budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year will be unveiled today, focusing on saving lives and livelihoods of people from the ongoing corona pandemic while…

High hope for recovery, growth amid pandemic

‘Babu involved in trafficking 1,000 girls to India’ ‘Babu involved in trafficking 1,000 girls to India’

A member of a women trafficking gang was involved in trafficking nearly 1,000 young girls to India, police said. The trafficker, Mehedi Hasan Babu, gave the confession after police arrested…


Meeting revenue target to be a challenging job Meeting revenue target to be a challenging job

Despite the pandemic-induced slowdown, the government is set to place another challenging revenue target for the National Board of Revenue (NBR) for the 2021-22 fiscal. Amid the shortfall of…


CRAB greets Sayem Sobhan Anvir CRAB greets Sayem Sobhan Anvir

Leaders of the Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) on Wednesday congratulated Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir on being elected as the Chairman of Sheikh Russel Krira…

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30 dists marked as riskiest for corona transmission 30 dists marked as riskiest for corona transmission

Amid the presence of the Delta or Indian variant of coronavirus in Bangladesh, the districts along the border with India have been identified as riskiest areas for virus transmission as those have…

Metropolis
Canal grabbed in name of rehabilitation: Atiq Canal grabbed in name of rehabilitation: Atiq

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam on Wednesday said that the Baunia Canal in the capital was occupied by a government body in the name of rehabilitating slum dwellers. “The…

Editorial
Better to Think Resettlement of Rohingyas instead of Repatriation Better to Think Resettlement of Rohingyas instead of Repatriation

The world community is well aware of the fact that the recent political development in Myanmar is a usual event. But for Bangladesh, the country which has a burden of more than a million Rohingya population…

Business
Remittance incentive likely to rise in FY22 Remittance incentive likely to rise in FY22

The government may increase allocation for remittance incentive in the upcoming fiscal year to boost the flow of foreign currency, said finance ministry sources. The sources said the total allocation…

Education
Moral Education: Looking Beyond Present Context Moral Education: Looking Beyond Present Context

Where is morality?’, if one asks, then nobody seems to hesitate to answer, it is nowhere now in Bangladesh. It has become now a million dollar question as from the high ups of the country to…

Asia
Jinping calls for more ‘loveable’ image for China Jinping calls for more ‘loveable’ image for China

BEIJING: China’s president has said he wants the country to “expand its circle of friends” by revamping its image. Xi Jinping told senior Communist Party officials it was important…

World
Biden prioritises US voting rights law Biden prioritises US voting rights law

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden used the 100th anniversary of Tulsa’s race massacre to make a plea for sweeping legislation in Congress to protect the right to vote as Republican-led governments…

Culturetainment
Litu Anam back in film after 15yrs Litu Anam back in film after 15yrs

Litu Anam is a popular stage, television and film actor of the country. The artiste appeared in many popular dramas and films in his long career. After release of his film ‘Nirontor’ in…

Winner
All-round Mahmudullah leads Gazi Group to first win All-round Mahmudullah leads Gazi Group to first win

Riding on skipper Mahmudullah’s all-round performance and Mominul Haque’s fifty, Gazi Group Cricketers beat Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by seven wickets in their second-round match of the…

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Doarabazar-Laxmipur road lies in a bad shape Doarabazar-Laxmipur road lies in a bad shape

SUNAMGANJ: The road from Upazila Sadar to Laxmipur in Doarabazar upazila of the district is now a curse. This road is used by more than one lakh people from 80 villages of Laxmipur, Surma and Bogla…

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Pandemic plunges 100m more workers into poverty: UN Pandemic plunges 100m more workers into poverty: UN

GENEVA: The pandemic has pushed over 100 million more workers into poverty, the UN said on Wednesday, after working hours plummeted and access to good quality jobs evaporated, reports AFP. In…

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