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Poor bear brunt of lockdown By Other | Last Updated: 11th July, 2021, 00:00

There was not much presence of passengers though the boatmen at the ghats on both sides of the Buriganga River were waiting with their boats since the morning. Shyambazar Ghat, Wise Ghat, Tel…

Poor bear brunt of lockdown

Families search for fire victims Families search for fire victims

Family members of the fire victims gathered the spot in Narayanganj and Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday in search for their dear and near ones. Many moved to the fire spot…


Fuel price hike in India poses risk of smuggling from Bangladesh Fuel price hike in India poses risk of smuggling from Bangladesh

The risk of fuel smuggling to neighbouring India is rising day by day with the heating up of fuel prices in India in recent months, creating a big mismatch between fuel prices in Bangladesh and India.…


Dengue threat looms Dengue threat looms

The fear of dengue is looming on the horizon, as the country reported 48 more dengue cases in 24 hours until Saturday morning, reports UNB. The recent spike in dengue cases has added to the…

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Students staking future on hallucinogenic drugs Students staking future on hallucinogenic drugs

Some meritorious students are destroying their bright future after getting addicted to hallucinogenic drugs, thanks to their easy availability despite the government’s zero-tolerance policy against…

Metropolis
Uphold liberation war spirit: Quader Uphold liberation war spirit: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said AL should be strengthened to uphold the spirit of the liberation war as sustaining this spirit is a must to take Bangladesh to a…

Editorial
Bangabandhu’s Vision of Education Bangabandhu’s Vision of Education

The father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s vision of education is inextricably linked to his overall political vision or ideals. Bangabandhu dreamt of an independent and exploitation-free…

Business
Blacksmiths worried over falling sales in peak season Blacksmiths worried over falling sales in peak season

Blacksmiths in the capital are worried over the uncertainty surrounding the sale of their products ahead of Eid-ul-Azha due to strict lockdown and a surge in coronavirus cases. People usually…

Opinion
Challenges of annual budget implementation Challenges of annual budget implementation

“Budget” is a very common word, often used in our day to day conversations. However, this expression has huge significance for any democratic nation. In macroeconomics, budget means an…

Asia
China evacuates citizens from Afghanistan amid US pullout China evacuates citizens from Afghanistan amid US pullout

BEIJING: China evacuated 210 nationals from Afghanistan as US troops stepped up their withdrawal from the war-torn nation, the airline that carried out the emergency chartered flight said, reports…

World
Biden vows action over Russian cyber-attacks Biden vows action over Russian cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has told President Vladimir Putin the US will take “any necessary action” to stop cyber-attacks from Russia, the White House says, reports BBC. A…

Culturetainment
I have come out from 4-yr hiatus: Farooki I have come out from 4-yr hiatus: Farooki

Acclaimed filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki said on Friday that with the release of his debut web series ‘Ladies & Gentlemen’, it feels to be relieved from his four-year absence with…

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England, Italy count down to Euro final England, Italy count down to Euro final

England and Italy are counting down to Monday's Euro 2020 final, with Gareth Southgate's men seeking to end a 55-year trophy drought but the Italians aiming to spoil the Wembley party.…

My Districts
12,000 Rajshahi farmers benefit from irrigation with surface water 12,000 Rajshahi farmers benefit from irrigation with surface water

RAJSHAHI: The irrigation by using surface water have set around 1,600 hectares of lands free from water-logging, benefitting more than 12,000 farmers to boost food production. Farmers have started…

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Delta puts brakes on return to post-Covid normality Delta puts brakes on return to post-Covid normality

PARIS: Nations across the globe hit new pandemic highs and reimposed Covid-19 restrictions on Saturday as the highly contagious Delta variant forced governments to put the brakes on plans to return…

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