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The money grabbers By Other | Last Updated: 23rd January, 2020, 00:00

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday made public the names of 8, 238 loan-defaulting companies of the country. “Some 8,238 companies are loan defaulters,” he said while…

The money grabbers

Tabith violates electoral law by lying in affidavit Tabith violates electoral law by lying in affidavit

Tabith Awal, the mayoral candidate from the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) for Dhaka North City Corporation elections, has violated the country’s polls law by lying in his affidavit…


Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan

WASHINGTON: The Republican-controlled US Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain…


Bangladesh first to have e-passport in S Asia: PM Bangladesh first to have e-passport in S Asia: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh can pride itself for becoming the first country in South Asian to have e-passport which will also brighten the country’s image further…

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Mayoral candidates use techniques to woo voters Mayoral candidates use techniques to woo voters

With the Dhaka city elections approaching nearer, the ruling Awami League (AL) and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-backed mayoral candidates are carrying out hectic poll campaign to woo…

Editorial
GDP Per Capita: Bangladesh, China, India GDP Per Capita: Bangladesh, China, India

The two per capita GDPs at the threshold of $ 2000 and $ 10,000 represent GDP per capita of Bangladesh and China in 2020, the two countries in Asia with phenomenal growth of GDP and in GDP the per…

Metropolis
Contribute to build digital Bangladesh Contribute to build digital Bangladesh

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday called upon the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the universities to take effective measures to contribute to building a ‘Digital Bangladesh’, reports…

Sun Extra
It’s time to declare Dhaka as ecologically critical area: HC It’s time to declare Dhaka as ecologically critical area: HC

The High Court on Wednesday observed that time has come to declare Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka as an ecologically critical area due to widespread pollution, reports UNB. A HC bench of Justice…

Asia
China warns against travel to virus-hit Wuhan city China warns against travel to virus-hit Wuhan city

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed nine people, reports BBC. Those living in…

World
UNSC urges quick ceasefire in Libya UNSC urges quick ceasefire in Libya

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council called Tuesday on Libya’s warring sides to quickly reach a ceasefire that would pave the way for a political process aimed at ending conflict in the oil-rich…

Culturetainment
Nayak Raj’s 78th birth anniversary today Nayak Raj’s 78th birth anniversary today

Legendary Bangla film star Nayak Raj Razzak’s 78 birth anniversary will be celebrated today. Marking the day in a befitting manner, cultural organisations have chalk-out elaborate programmes…

My Districts
Khulna farmers become self reliant by farming arum-lobe Khulna farmers become self reliant by farming arum-lobe

KHULNA: Farmers here, especially the landless and the marginal ones, are becoming self-reliant by producing arum-lobe on crop lands in Dumuria upazila of the district. Since the remote places…

Winner
Bangladesh face Burundi in semi clash today Bangladesh face Burundi in semi clash today

Hosts Bangladesh will face upper-ranked Burundi in the high-voltage second semifinal of Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament on Thursday.   The match will kick-off…

Business
Govt plans to install floating solar panels Govt plans to install floating solar panels

The government is planning to install floating solar panels at different water bodies in the country as it targets to generate 10 percent of the total electricity demand from renewable energy sources.…

Education
New Education Secretary and His Concerns New Education Secretary and His Concerns

The Ministry of Education has got a new secretary on 01 January 2020. On 13 January the newly appointed secretary Mahbub Hossain said in the Teachers’ Training College of Dhaka, “People…

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