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Tk 27bn new bailout packages okayed for CSMEs, the poor By Other | Last Updated: 18th January, 2021, 00:00

Two more stimulus packages involving Tk 27 billion have been approved to help the cottage, small and medium enterprises (CSMEs), improve rural marginal people’s livelihoods and safeguard extreme…

Tk 27bn new bailout packages okayed for CSMEs, the poor

‘Preventive measures a must even after vaccination’ ‘Preventive measures a must even after vaccination’

There is no alternative to taking preventive measures including wearing face masks even after getting Covid-19 vaccine as the efficacy of the vaccines is not confirmed yet, health experts have said.…


Produce quality films on Liberation War: PM Produce quality films on Liberation War: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged filmmakers to produce quality films upholding the glorious history and spirit of the Liberation War before the future generations in order to counter distorted…


Side effects of corona vaccines reported Side effects of corona vaccines reported

Some side effects of Covid-19 vaccines have been reported in some countries as vaccination against the deadly pathogen has begun across the world. At least 29 people have died in Norway after…

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Teacher-student ratio not ideal at 21 public universities Teacher-student ratio not ideal at 21 public universities

Country’s 21 public universities do not have the ideal ratio between teachers and students necessary for imparting quality higher education. Educationists said the perfect teacher-student…

Editorial
Awami League: Epoch-making Era Awami League: Epoch-making Era

Bangladesh Awami League has recently completed its twelve years in power which has marked an era of unprecedented success in terms of overall development. Admittedly, a lot has been achieved during…

Metropolis
Corona affects livelihood of millions of migrants: UN Corona affects livelihood of millions of migrants: UN

Travel restrictions and other curbs to movement put in place in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic have put a significant dent in migration figures, but the overall trend shows 100 million more people…

Asia
Quake toll rises to 81 in Indonesia Quake toll rises to 81 in Indonesia

MAMUJU: Torrential monsoon rains hampered the hunt on Sunday for anyone still buried alive under buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, after the huge tremor…

World
Global corona cases top 94.45m Global corona cases top 94.45m

PARIS: The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,022,740 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Sunday.…

Culturetainment
PM distributes Nat’l Film Awards 2019 PM distributes Nat’l Film Awards 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday distributed the National Film Awards 2019 among the 33 recipients under 26 categories, reports UNB. The awards were conferred upon the recipients in a…

My Districts
Nilphamari farmers busy harvesting potato Nilphamari farmers busy harvesting potato

NILPHAMARI: Nilphamari farmers are harvesting potato in a happy mood as the crop has been bumper production and good prices this season. Excellent growing of the vegetable is predicting a bumper…

Winner
Uncapped trio ready to show their might Uncapped trio ready to show their might

Bangladesh’s three ODI’s uncapped – Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud and Mahedi Hasan- said on Sunday that they are eyeing to grab their opportun Bangladesh team management was…

Business
Half-yearly ADP progress slips amid corona Half-yearly ADP progress slips amid corona

Implementation of the government’s development budget hit the five-year low at 23.89 per cent in the first half of FY21 mainly due to gloomy local resources utilisation amid the ongoing Covid-19…

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Wikipedia completes two decades Wikipedia completes two decades

Twenty years ago, a tech startup called Nupedia launched a side project. The company had been hard at work producing a free online encyclopaedia, but it was slow going: its strict editing process,…

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