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Country goes into complete lockdown By Other | Last Updated: 1st July, 2021, 00:00

The country goes into seven-day strict lockdown today as the Covid-19 situation has worsened with the alarming rise in fatalities and infections from the highly contagious virus. Amid the relaxed…

Country goes into complete lockdown

26pc tax on local bitumen production illogical: Experts 26pc tax on local bitumen production illogical: Experts

Top businessmen and tax analysts have termed the 26 per cent tax on the production of bitumen unjust, illogical and unfair. They have alleged that although the Prime Minister is sincere about…


DU marks centenary today DU marks centenary today

Dhaka University (DU), the oldest and premier university of the country, observes its 100th founding anniversary on a small scale today. There will be no in-person programme but a symbolic one…


Daily corona cases hit new record Daily corona cases hit new record

Bangladesh saw the highest-ever corona infections on Wednesday with the daily positivity rate crossing 25 percent. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said 115 more people died…

Metropolis
TIB slams amnesty on black money TIB slams amnesty on black money

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed deep resentment against the scope for whitening black money.     In a statement on Wednesday, the graft watchdog…

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China
100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China

The original aspiration and the mission of Chinese Communists is to seek happiness for the people, rejuvenation for the nation, and the common good for the world. This original aspiration, this mission,…

Editorial
Dhaka University in the Emergence of Bangladesh Dhaka University in the Emergence of Bangladesh

During the British rule, a vast area of Indian Subcontinent was demarcated as the Bengal Presidency. In 1905, this area was divided into provinces of Bengal and Assam, and West Bengal. Due to the partition…

Business
Renewables to create 122m jobs by 2050 Renewables to create 122m jobs by 2050

The energy transitions of 1.5°C pathway foresees the creation of up to 122 million energy-related jobs in 2050, more than double today’s 58 million, a new analysis from the International…

Education
DU Centenary Celebration and Our Expectations DU Centenary Celebration and Our Expectations

For those who have studied or taught at Dhaka University (DU), it is a big source of pride, passion, love, knowledge and a beacon of memory, overall a shining star in the sky. Just as any achievement,…

World
Putin accuses UK, US of military provocation Putin accuses UK, US of military provocation

MOSCOW: Russia’s Vladimir Putin has accused the UK and US military of staging a “complex provocation,” after British warship HMS Defender sailed near the coast of Russian-annexed…

Culturetainment
National Art Exhibition kicks off National Art Exhibition kicks off

The 24th edition of the National Art Exhibition 2021 began on Tuesday. State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid inaugurated the exhibition virtually as the chief guest in the evening. Newly…

Winner
Kings grab injury-time win over MSC Kings grab injury-time win over MSC

A late goal in the stoppage time from Argentine forward Raul Becerra helped the holders Bashundhara Kings to earn a thrilling 1-0 win over Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited in their 17th match of the…

My Districts
Electrification boosts rural economy in Rangpur Electrification boosts rural economy in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Over 29,300 small and medium scale and cottage industries, powered by rural electrification, are rolling smoothly boosting the rural economy even amid the corona pandemic in the division.…

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