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Reliance\'s power plant gets Tk 205cr tax waiver

Staff Reporter :
Indian conglomerate Reliance Group has received a Tk 205 crore tax waiver from Bangladesh government for its ongoing ...

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Nobody believes honest disbursement of public money is possible

The speed with which the stimulus packages were announced to fight the economic fallout of Covid-19 pandemic and it's ...

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Muktijuddha Mancha holds a rally blocking Shahbagh intersection in the capital on Saturday demanding legal actions against Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Haque and Islami Andolan Bangladesh senior vice-president Syed Mohammad Faizul Karim.

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Panic grips people amid renewed spike in corona infections

Reza Mahmud :
A fresh panic over coronavirus gripped among masses as the second wave of the pandemic hits Bangladesh with ...

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Chinese scientists claim Covid-19 came from India or Bangladesh

The Sun :
Scientists in China have claimed that coronavirus may have originated in India or Bangladesh as they try to ...

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France gears for more security law protests amid police violence

Al Jazeera News :
Dozens of rallies are planned on Saturday against a new French law that would restrict sharing images ...

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Ex-CIA chief urges Iran to wait on \'return of responsible US leaders\'

RT.com :
Former CIA Director John Brennan has commented on the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist by urging Tehran ...

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Missing infant found dead after 36 hours in Satkhira, parents held

Staff Reporter :
Police recovered the body of  a 15-day-old infant Sohan, 36 hours after the missing at Hawalkhali in Sadar ...

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2 newborns found dead in Chattogram

Our Correspondent :
Police recovered bodies of two newborns abandoned in a box near Bandar Police Station in Chattogram city this ...

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Police rescue girl about to be sold to brothel after gang-rape in Bagerhat; 2 arrested

Our Correspondent :
Police have rescued a 19-year-old while she was being sold to a brothel in Mongla upazila in Bagerhat ...

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Muktijuddha Moncha holds demo at Shahbagh Issues ultimatum to arrest Faizul, Mamunul

Staff Reporter :
Muktijuddha Moncha today blocked Shahbagh for one hour, demanding arrest of two leaders of Hefajat-e-Islam and Islami Andolan ...

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Thai protesters move to Bangkok suburbs

Reuters, Bangkok :
Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok's outskirts on Saturday with a duck parade and speeches demanding the removal ...

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Quotation of the Day

'It was like getting a note saying you’ll be executed at dawn.'
ROBERTO GAUTIER, learning that noisy nightly construction near his Brooklyn apartment was likely to continue to 2014.
 

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\'Govt committed to prevent violence against women\'

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nesa Indira said the government was committed to prevent violence against women ...

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Death of actor Aly Zaker condoled

Dhaka University (DU) former Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique  expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Ekushey Padak-winning ...

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Councillor of 26 No Ward of DSCC Hasibur Rahman Manik, among others, offers Munajat after placing floral wreaths at the grave of Mayor Mohammad Hanif at Azimpur Graveyard in the city on Saturday on the occasion of the latter's 14th death anniversary.

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Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud along with the recipients of \'Bangladesh Press Council Padak\' at a ceremony organised in the auditorium of Press Institute Bangladesh in the city on Saturday.

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Cabinet Secretary Khondkar Anwarul Islam presides over a meeting at the conference room of the cabinet on Saturday with a view to creating foreign investment-friendly environment in Bangladesh.

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LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Tajul Islam speaks at a discussion on \'Development & Industrialization of Chattogram and Future Plan\' organised by World Trade Center in Chattogram on Saturday.

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State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury inspects Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant on Saturday.

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Former Mayor of DSCC Sayeed Khokon along with others pays floral tributes at the grave of Mayor Mohammad Hanif at Azimpur Graveyard in the city on Saturday marking the latter\'s 14th death anniversary.

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Govt plans to meet growing demand for quality cattle feed

The government has taken a major initiative to make the cultivation of high-yielding grass variety and silage technology popular among ...

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Bhutanese PM, FM wish early recovery of Dr. Momen

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering and Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji have sent separate messages wishing early recovery of ...

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Researcher Haseena Khan selected as UGC Professor

University Grants Comnmisssion of Bangladesh has selected country's renowned researcher Dr. Haseena Khan, retired Professor of the Department of Biochemistry ...

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\'Bangabandhu struggled for establishing rights of common people\'

Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Mustafa Jabbar said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman struggled throughout ...

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President, PM greet counterparts on Independence Day of Mauritania

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina felicitated their respective counterparts on the occasion of Independence Day of the ...

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Dry weather likely

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, said a met office press release here ...

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Obituary

Abul Hossain, a valiant freedom fighter and former Commander of Ghior Upazila Freedom Fighters Command Council, died of old-age complications ...

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Bangladeshi born US scientist launches music video to face \"uncertain times\"

Monolina Binny, a Bangladeshi-US scientist, has launched a Bangla music video titled "Ami Alo" or "I am light" in her ...

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30th KU Day celebrated

The 30th Khulna University (KU) Day was celebrated amid much enthusiasm and festivity.
Vice-Chancellor (VC) of KU Professor Fayquzzaman inaugurated the ...

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ORGANISATION Snippet

Wrishij Shilpi Gosthi
A cultural function organised by Wrishij Shilpi Gosthi was held at Shilpakala Academy in the city marking ...

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Editorial▲ Top

While cybercrime on the rise

THE surge of social media-based cybercrimes has been multiplied in the years with the growing number of social media users ...

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Do not blame the minister it is the our inherent slavishness that is to be blamed

A REPORT in The New Nation on Saturday said a city hospital doors were closed for about two hours barring ...

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New Curriculum Significant Areas Of Change In The Offing

Masum Billah :
Usuallyin in every ten years a country changes its curriculum. Our current curriculum was developed in 2012 and ...

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Mask Must Not Be Ignored In This Winter

Majhar Mannan :
Winter is knocking the country with the warning of an increased infection rate of Covid-19. Therefore, the cabinet ...

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Sports▲ Top

President of Bangladesh Swimming Federation and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal with the winners in the Bangabandhu 17th National Long Distance Swimming Competition pose for a photo session at the Sheikh Moni Auditorium in Gopalganj on Saturday.

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Karolina Pliskova hires Osaka\'s ex-coach Bajin

AFP, Prague :
World number six Karolina Pliskova said Friday she had hired Sascha Bajin as her new coach for ...

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Maradona\'s \'Hand Of God\' shirt could be anybody\'s for US$2m

Agency :
The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his famous "Hand Of God" goal against England at ...

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China to issue commemorative coins for Beijing 2022 Games

China's central bank has announced to issue the first group of gold and silver commemorative coins for the Beijing ...

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A fan mourns in front of flowers and posters left in tribute to Diego Maradona at the entrance of the Boca Juniors stadium known as La Bombonera in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Friday. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title died from a heart attack at his home Wednesday at the age of 60.

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\"I love you forever,\" Dalma Maradona\'s message to her father

Agency :
Dalma Maradona, the eldest daughter of the late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, on Friday posted on Instagram ...

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Aussie McKeown breaks 200m short-course backstroke world record

AFP, Sydney :
Olympic hopeful Kaylee McKeown set a new 200m backstroke short-course world record at the Australian national championships, ...

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Barca players set for 122 million euros salary cut

AFP, Barcelona  :
Barcelona were close to securing an agreement on Friday for a 122 million euros ($145 million) cut ...

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Football▲ Top

Rare Joelinton strike helps Newcastle seal late win at Palace

Agency :
Perseverance finally paid off for Newcastle United's Brazilian forward Joelinton as he shrugged off a night of frustration ...

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Blatter, Platini probe shifts to fraud accusation

AFP, Lausanne :
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being investigated for "fraud" and ...

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Rooney ready to hang up his boots if named Derby boss

Agency :
Derby County's Wayne Rooney is prepared to call time on his playing career if asked to fill the ...

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Zhang Lu (right) of Shanghai Shenhua FC vies with Diego Oliveira of FC Tokyo during a Group F football match of the AFC Champions League in Doha, Qatar on Friday.

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Guoan defeat Melbourne, Tokyo edge Shenhua in ACL

Agency :
Beijing Guoan defeated Melbourne Victory 2-0, its fourth consecutive victory in Group E while FC Tokyo edged Shanghai ...

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Egypt\'s Al-Ahly beat Zamalek to win African Champions League

Agency :
Egypt's football giant Al-Ahly claimed the African Champions League title on Friday, beating Egyptian rivals Zamalek 2-1 in ...

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7th Pak cricketer corona positive

AFP, Christchurch  :
A seventh Pakistan cricketer tested positive for Covid-19 as the team remained confined to their hotel in ...

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Sublime Mustafizur stars in Chattogram's second straight victory

BSS, Dhaka :
Pace bowler Mustafizur produced a sublime performance to script Gazi Group Chattogram's second straight victory after they ...

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Shakib finally reaches 5000 runs mark in T20s

BSS, Dhaka :
Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan finally completed 5000 runs in T20 Cricket despite failing to fulfill the ...

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Delegates of Windies in city to inspect Bangladesh\'s condition

Sports Reporter :
A two-member delegate of West Indies arrived in the city on Saturday to inspect the conditions of ...

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Workers and employees of Faridpur Sugar Mills form a human chain on Dhaka- Khulna Highway at Modhukhali Rail Gate in the district on Saturday demanding payment of their arrear salaries.

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Health Assistants observe work abstention on the Fulbari Health Complex premises in Mymensingh on Saturday seeking to resolve their Pay Scale disparity through the amendment of recruitment rule.

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Health Assistants in Gafargaon observe work abstention programme on the Gafargaon Upazila Health Complex premises on Saturday led by Rafiqul Islam Golap, President of Gafargaon Upazila Health Assistant Association.

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64 female recruits participate in BAF parade in Moulvibazar

Sylhet Bureau :
The passing out parade of Recruits Entry No-48 of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was held at the ...

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Mobile Court fines for not wearing mask in Sylhet

Sylhet Bureau :
In Bandarbazar area of Sylhet city, fines have been collected through a mobile court for not wearing ...

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23,941 corona infected, 22,506 recovered in Khulna

BSS, Khulna :
With detection of 34 new positive cases in all ten districts of the division in the last ...

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3 more cops suspended

Sylhet Bureau :
Three more police officials have been suspended in connection with the murder of Rayhan Ahmed, who was ...

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Officials of Bayer Crop Science and farmers pose for a photograph after the free paddy seed distribution ceremony held at the Green Resort premises in Bogura on Friday.

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Mobile Courts fine 52 people for not wearing musk

Our Correspondent. Barishal. :
Eight mobile courts in different areas of the city and upazilas of the district led by ...

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An Interim Workshop followed by Field Day on \'Restoring fertility to soils after topsoil stripping for brick production in Bangladesh through harnessing agro-ecosystem waste-streams\' was held at the Agriculture Faculty Conference Hall, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh on Saturday. Prof Dr. Md. Abu Hadi Noor Ali Khan, Director of BAU research system was present as the chief guest at the inaugural session of the workshop.

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Iqbal gets AL ticket in Gafargan Mayoral polls

Gafargaon(Mymensingh) Correspondent :
SM Iqbal Hossain Sumon got the support of Awami League for the post of mayor in the ...

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Harvest of early variety of potato begins

Md. AtowarRahman, Nilphamari Correspondent :
Harvest of early variety of potato, locally known as 'NotunAlu' (new potato) has started  and ...

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Workshop on Restoring Fertility to Soils held at BAU

Staff Reporter Mymensingh :
An interim workshop followed by Field Day on Restoring Fertility to Soils After Topsoil Stripping For ...

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Mirza Azam MP, also Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Textiles and Jute Ministry, attends a discussion organized on the occasion of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University Day Jamalpur on Saturday, presided over by VC Dr Syed Samsuddin Ahmed.

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Four passengers were killed as Gopalganj\'s Tungipara when a bus skidded on the Gopalganj Patgati Road and fell into a ditch on Saturday. Twenty more got injured.


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Thousands of protesting Indian farmers, police face-off at New Delhi border

Reuters :
India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of ...

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BD disburses $ 500,000 to OIC

BSS, Niamey :
Bangladesh has disbursed US$ 500,000 to OIC as foreign ministers of the 57-nation group in their ongoing ...

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29 new dengue cases reported in 24 hr

UNB, Dhaka :
The health authorities recorded 29 new dengue cases in 24 hours until Saturday morning.
Currently, 88 dengue patients ...

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Type O blood linked to lower Covid risk, taking Vitamin D unlikely to help

Reuters :
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts ...

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4 killed in Tungipara bus crash

Our Correspondent :
At least four people have died after a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Gopalganj's Tungipara.
The ...

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\'Tobacco industries interfere in policy making\'

Staff Reporter :
Speakers at a study unveiling programme urged the government to stop tobacco industries interference in the policy ...

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Bangladesh\'s position cleared on independent Palestine state

BSS, Dhaka :
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have reaffirmed Bangladesh's position for the establishment of ...

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Ambassador hands over plane tickets to Japan bound skilled workers

Staff Reporter :
Japanese Ambassador Naoki Ito on Friday handed over smart cards, plane tickets to Japan bound skilled workers ...

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Undiagnosed cases HIV climb in Europe

Xinhua  :
A significant East-West divide and people over 50 years old are revealed as contributory factors as undiagnosed cases ...

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Papul\'s wife, 2 others seek bail in ACC case

Staff Reporter :
MP Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul's wife, his daughter and sister-in-law have sought bail to the High ...

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Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting

BBC Online :
Six people including several doctors have been jailed in China for illegally harvesting organs from accident victims, ...

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2 held over attack on Rajshahi Medical students

UNB, Rajshahi :
Police arrested two people from different parts of Rajshahi in connection with a case filed over attack ...

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Former BCL leader arrested

Our Correspondent :
Police arrested a former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Friday night in a case filed for ...

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Riyad was deliberately killed by co-workers

Syed Shemul Parvez :
Riyadh was deliberately killed by pouring petrol and setting fire on his body due to a ...

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Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating its Cash Recycling Machine Booth at Basundhara Residential Area in the capital recently. Mizanur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President and Md Mozahidul Islam, Head of Baridhara Branch, among others, were present.

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Prices of rice, oil hike further

Economic Reporter :
The customers in Dhaka have had no respite from price hike as fine quality rice and soybean oil ...

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M A Akmall Hossain Azad, Director of Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) and Afsarul Arifeen, Acting Secretary General of DCCI, exchanging documents after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the BIAC secretariat in the city on Thursday. BIAC\'s CEO Muhammad A. (Rumee) Ali and DCCI President Shams Mahmud, among others, were present.

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Recruitment tests of 7 banks postponed

Economic Reporter :
The recruitment tests of seven banks for the post of senior officer have been cancelled due to circumstances ...

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Access of SME exporters to global markets widening

Economic Reporter :
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday said that the country's export volume to Canada will be doubled within ...

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Commerce Ministry Tipu Munshi handing over the 20th ICAB National Award for best presented annual reports to Md Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Managing Director of Mercantile Bank Limited at a city hotel on Thursday. Commerce Secretary Dr Md Jafar Uddin and the bank\'s CFO Tapash Chandra Paul, among others, were present.

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India\'s economic contraction eased as vaccines boost recovery hopes

Reuters, New Delhi :
The contraction of the Indian economy eased off in the three months to September amid signs of ...

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DCCI partners with BIAC for settlement of commercial disputes

Business Desk :
The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh International Arbitration ...

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International▲ Top

UK testing error wrongly tells 1,300 people they have coronavirus

Reuters  :
Over 1,300 people in Britain were inaccurately informed they were infected with coronavirus after a laboratory error at ...

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Norway to ban outdoor poultry after bird flu case

AFP :
Norwegian authorities on Friday said they would introduce a regional ban on keeping poultry outside after a case ...

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Rouhani accuses \'mercenary\' Israel of scientist assassination

AFP :
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a "mercenary" for the US, blaming the ...

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Kashmiris vote in local elections, first since autonomy revoked

Al Jazeera News :
The first phase of local civic elections has opened in Indian-administered Kashmir amid tight security, the ...

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