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Dream metro rail completes test run By Other | Last Updated: 12th May, 2021, 00:00

A test run of much-talked-about Dhaka Metro Rail was carried out inside Uttara’s depot area in the capital on Tuesday as part of performance test of the first set of metro trains imported from…

Dream metro rail completes test run

Lockdown may be extended for another week Lockdown may be extended for another week

Following the detection of the highly contagious Indian variant of coronavirus in Bangladesh, the government is planning to extend the ongoing countrywide lockdown for another week in an effort to…


Homebound people scramble for vehicles Homebound people scramble for vehicles

Defying the government restriction amid the coronavirus pandemic, a large number of homebound people are scrambling for vehicles on roads and highways to reach their destinations. The government…


26 Palestinians killed as Israel strikes Gaza 26 Palestinians killed as Israel strikes Gaza

JERUSALEM: Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas in Gaza exchanged heavy fire on Tuesday, killing at least 26 Palestinians and two Israelis, in an escalation sparked by violent unrest at Jerusalem’s…

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Country falls short of 1.7m doses of vaccine for second shot Country falls short of 1.7m doses of vaccine for second shot

The government will run the second dose of coronavirus vaccination with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine until the stock remains as there is a shortage of 17-18 lakh doses to complete the vaccination with…

Editorial
Stay Cautious instead of Being Complacent Stay Cautious instead of Being Complacent

When the second wave of the Coronavirus took a severe turn in Bangladesh, the government was compelled to enforce a strict lockdown from April 14. After a week of stringent lockdown, the government…

Metropolis
GPH Group director Abdur Rauf dies GPH Group director Abdur Rauf dies

CHATTOGRAM: Director of GPH Group and founding chairman of Crown Cement Mohammad Abdur Rauf passed away at a city hospital on Tuesday. Rauf, 67, left a son, three daughters and a host of relatives…

World
Nations urge calm after Israel unrest Nations urge calm after Israel unrest

JERUSALEM: Reactions poured in from around the world on Monday after violence sparked by days of unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, with Israel launching deadly air strikes on Gaza…

Culturetainment
Spl TV programmes on Eid Spl TV programmes on Eid

On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr festival, television channels in the country will air elaborate programmes, including, films, telefilms, dramas, live musical programmes and celebrity gossip.  …

My Districts
Drought may effect Boro yield in Khulna Drought may effect Boro yield in Khulna

KHULNA: These days, farmers in Khulna district are a worried lot. Having grappled with drought and the unrelented heat wave for the past eight months, the farmers fear they may not be able to even…

Winner
Shakib to skip PSL for DPL Shakib to skip PSL for DPL

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is all set to join Mohammedan Sporting Club Ltd in the Dhaka Premier League when the traditional Dhaka-club based cricket tournament, scheduled to start on…

Business
Bumper Boro production likely this year: Minister Bumper Boro production likely this year: Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said Boro production may increase by 10 lakh tonnes this season. He said paddy harvest has already been completed in the Haor regions.…

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Myanmar Coup and Bangladesh Perspective Myanmar Coup and Bangladesh Perspective

Background: In November 2020 election, National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Aung San Suu Kyi had a landslide victory over Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) led by Than Htay supported…

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