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Be more sincere in giving loans to small businesses By Other | Last Updated: 29th October, 2020, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the private banks to be more sincere in providing loans at low interest to small business enterprises to offset the Covid-19 fallout, reports UNB.…

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Haji Salim’s family under ACC scanner Haji Salim’s family under ACC scanner

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is collecting information on the wealth of Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim and his son Erfan Selim on charges of amassing illegal wealth. “We…


Erfan Selim, his 

bodyguard put on 3-day remand Erfan Selim, his bodyguard put on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed Erfan Selim, son of lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim, and his bodyguard Md Zahid on three-day remand each in a case filed over assaulting a navy officer and giving him…


Economists laud

scrapping of old

agriculture ordn Economists laud scrapping of old agriculture ordn

Economists and experts in agricultural sector have welcomed the scrapping of the Agriculture Ordinance 1984 for institutionalisation of minimum wages and other rights for some 7.3 million workers engaged…

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Community policing being hampered Community policing being hampered

Police administration is facing problem to operate community policing in the country in the absence of a policy. Though 27 years have elapsed since its formation in 1993, a policy in this regard…

Editorial
Bangabandhu with Japanese Businessmen and Press (part 1) Bangabandhu with Japanese Businessmen and Press (part 1)

During his visit to Japan from 18 to 24 November 1974, Bangabandhu attended the programmes organised by the Japan-Bangladesh Association, Japan Foreign Trade Council, Federation of Economic Organisation,…

Metropolis
Madhukhali upazila chairman dies of Covid-19 Madhukhali upazila chairman dies

of Covid-19

Faridpur’s Madhukhali upazila parishad chairman Mirza Maniruzzaman Bachchu, also the president of Awami League’s upazila unit, died of coronavirus on Wednesday.   He breathed…

Asia
India changes land laws in Kashmir India changes land laws in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: India has amended a law in Jammu and Kashmir allowing Indian citizens to buy land in the disputed territory, said officials, sparking opposition criticism about a steady erosion of the rights…

World
Europe faces tougher corona restrictions Europe faces tougher corona restrictions

PARIS: People in France and Germany were bracing Wednesday for tough new curbs on their daily lives as Europe struggled to contain an alarming surge in coronavirus cases with winter looming, reports…

Culturetainment
‘Arts Against Corona’ begins at Shilpakala ‘Arts Against Corona’ begins at Shilpakala

A month-long art exhibition titled ‘Arts Against Corona’ began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Tuesday.   The unique exhibition on the COVID-19 pandemic and its…

My Districts
Farmers busy growing winter vegetables Farmers busy growing

winter vegetables

NILPHAMARI: Many farmers in the district are passing a busy time to cultivate early winter vegetables with an innovative bamboo shelf method. Early winter cabbage, bean, carrot, cauliflower,…

Winner
Shakib eyeing to implement resumption plan Shakib eyeing to implement resumption plan

Bangladesh champion all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that he is eyeing to implement his plan ahead of returning back to competitive cricket by consulting with BCB after returning home. Shakib,…

Business
Pandemic slashes Asia, Pacific region tourism by 79pc: UN Pandemic slashes Asia, Pacific region tourism by 79pc: UN

The Asia and Pacific region, the first region to suffer from the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, saw a 79 percent decrease in tourist arrival, according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO) …

Education
Implementing Assessment Literacy Implementing

Assessment Literacy

Assessment is regarded as having encouraging influences on students’ learning consequences, which is why mostly in advanced academic contexts, institutes, authorities and academicians endeavour…

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