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Cities wear a deserted look By Other | Last Updated: 2nd July, 2021, 00:00

Dhaka and other cities of the country wore a deserted look on Thursday as people refrained from going out home without emergency on the first-day of a seven-day strict lockdown which was enforced to…

Cities wear a deserted look

Ctg Customs revenue hits Tk 515bn in FY21 Ctg Customs revenue hits Tk 515bn in FY21

CHATTOGRAM: Chattogram Customs earned Tk 515.65 billion in revenue in the just-concluded 2020-21 fiscal, posting the highest growth in the last 12 years.  The revenue is 23.20 per cent…


BB moves to issue licence for raw gold import BB moves to issue licence for raw gold import

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has moved to issue approval for the import of raw gold (ore) and partial refined gold (dore) to refineries permitted by the commerce ministry.  According to a BB circular…


Record-breaking 143 corona deaths in a day Record-breaking 143 corona deaths in a day

Bangladesh has once again shattered the record for most deaths from coronavirus in a single day with the overall virus situation getting worse day by day. Over the last 24 hours till Thursday,…

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Billions to lack access to WASH services in 2030 unless progress quadruples Billions to lack access to WASH services in 2030 unless progress quadruples

Billions of people around the world will be unable to access safely managed household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services in 2030 unless the rate of progress quadruples, according to a…

Metropolis
One in every 12 aged over 60 suffers from dementia: Study One in every 12 aged over 60 suffers from dementia: Study

One in every 12 individuals aged 60 years or older has dementia in Bangladesh while the disease burden among females was found higher than males across all ages and divisions, said a study. The…

Editorial
Teen Gangs: Growing Threat to Society Teen Gangs: Growing Threat to Society

The on-going situation of the teen-gangs in Bangladesh, particularly in the capital and other major cities, has become so alarming that it might bring an irreparable damage on the basic structure of…

Business
Ctg port’s container handling soars 3.10pc in FY21 Ctg port’s container handling soars 3.10pc in FY21

CHATTOGRAM: Chattogram Port achieved 3.10 percent growth in container handling in the immediate past fiscal year amid the worldwide pandemic crisis. Bangladesh’s premier seaport also witnessed…

Our faith
Bangabandhu helped flourish Islamic culture Bangabandhu helped flourish Islamic culture

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was endowed with a liberal spirit. He was the real guardian of Islam in the country. During Pakistan period, there was no government subsidy for…

Asia
Indonesia to impose ‘emergency’ curbs to battle corona surge Indonesia to impose ‘emergency’ curbs to battle corona surge

JAKARTA: Indonesia will impose “emergency” coronavirus restrictions this week to battle an alarming surge in infections, President Joko Widodo said on Thursday, as the country scrambles…

World
Corona surges again across globe Corona surges again across globe

In Indonesia, grave diggers are working into the night, as oxygen and vaccines are in short supply. In Europe, countries are slamming their doors shut once again, with quarantines and travel bans,…

Culturetainment
Mehazabien, Khairul Basar pair up in ‘Chumki Cholechhe’ Mehazabien, Khairul Basar pair up in ‘Chumki Cholechhe’

Popular small screen actress Mehazabien Chowdhury has paired up with actor Khairul Basar in an Eid special drama titled ‘Chumki Cholechhe’. Written by Rumman Rashid Khan, the drama has…

Winner
BCB to solve problems of both umpires, umpiring BCB to solve problems of both umpires, umpiring

Bangladesh Cricket Board seemed determined to improve the image of their umpire unit considering it faded to great extent in the recent past. BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon recently called…

My Districts
Sylhet’s low-lying areas submerged by flash flood Sylhet’s low-lying areas submerged by flash flood

SYLHET: Low-lying areas in Sylhet, Sherpur and Sunamganj districts have been flooded due to downhill onrush of water and heavy rainfall for the last couple of days, causing immense sufferings to local…

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