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In the first place we do not need too many ambassadors

Media reports in a national daily on Wednesday said that the government is appointing ambassadors and high commissioners from ...

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42 police officials transferred out of Cox\'s Bazar

Staff Reporter :
Forty-two police officials posted in Cox's Bazar have been transferred out of the district.
The transferred officials include ...

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Republicans downplays Trump\'s refusal to commit to peaceful transition of power: \'The President says crazy stuff\'

CNN :
President Donald Trump's stunning refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power was mostly dismissed by Republicans ...

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Two police officers shot amid Louisville protests over Breonna Taylor ruling

Reuters :
Two police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests of a grand ...

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Ticket crisis : Expats throng Biman, Saudi Airlines offices

Staff Reporter :
Saudi expatriates gathered in front of Biman and Saudi Airline offices in the city on Thursday for ...

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Guardians in disarray as govt yet to decide on tuition fees

Syed Shemul Parvez :
Most of the parents of middle and lower-middle-income families of Dhaka city have been worried regarding ...

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`Murdered` girl returns alive: HC orders judicial probe

Staff Reporter :
The High Court on Thursday ordered to conduct a judicial inquiry into the incident of rescuing of ...

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28 more die, 1,540 infected in last 24hrs

Staff Reporter :
Coronavirus claimed an additional 28 lives and infected 1,540 more people in the past 24 hours on ...

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DU rape victim files cyber bullying case

Staff Reporter :
The same female student, who had filed two rape cases against the immediate past vice-president of Dhaka ...

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3-hour gas outage in Gulshan, Banani today

Staff Reporter :
Gas supply to Gulshan 1 and 2, Banani, Baridhara, Notun Bazar, and their surrounding areas will remain ...

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BD expats can return to Oman from Oct 1 without NOCs

News Desk  :
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladeshi expatriates, who got stuck here due to ...

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Int’l community visits Cox’s Bazar, reiterates safe return of Rohingya to Myanmar

Staff Reporter :
Representatives of the international community in Bangladesh - including  Ambassadors of the United States and the European ...

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Prosecution seeks highest punishment for Papia

Court Reporter :
The prosecution on Thursday sought the highest punishment for Narsingdi's expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur ...

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NIDs of 927 persons blocked for becoming voters twice

Staff Reporter :
Director General of the National Identity (NID) Registration Wing of the Election Commission (EC) Brigadier General Saidul ...

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Today's E-paper

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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.
 

City▲ Top

Director General of BGB Major General Safeenul Islam and Head of Law and Foreign Affairs of BATB Mubina Ashaf were present on their respective sides at the signing ceremony of MoU between BGB and BATB in the city on Thursday with a view to implementing forestation programme at the Secretariat area

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MMCH gets high flow nasal cannulas for corona patients

City Desk :
Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) received three high flow nasal cannulas for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
Deputy ...

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JS body suggests continuing anti-adulteration drives

City Desk :
The 5th meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Food was held on Thursday at ...

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DSCC fines 13 restaurants

City Desk :
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has fined a total of 13 restaurants, including Adda Restaurant in Dhanmondi ...

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DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh speaks at a sensitization workshop on Vitamin \'A\' Plus campaign and planning of the corporation in the auditorium of Nagar Bhaban on Thursday.

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Communist leader Haider Anwar Khan Juno on life support

bdnews24.com :
Communist leader and freedom fighter Haider Anwar Khan Juno has gone on life support due to his deteriorating ...

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Maternal Health Dev & Family Planning Sub-Committee meet held

City Desk :
The 14th meeting of the Sub-Committee on Strengthening Parliament's Capacity in Population and Development Issues (SPCPD) project ...

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Dr Ali Riaz establishes award for exceptional graduate students

UNB, Dhaka :
Dr Ali Riaz, a distinguished professor at Illinois State University, has introduced an annual award Ali Riaz ...

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Ex-VP of DU Ziaur Rahman Hall dies

UNB, Dhaka :
Shariful Islam Shakil, the former Vice-President of Dhaka University (DU) Freedom Fighter Ziaur Rahman Hall union, has ...

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Jubo League takes 4-day progs marking PM\'s birthday

City Desk :
Awami Jubo League, the youth wing of ruling Awami League (AL), has undertaken a four-day programmes on ...

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Light to moderate rain likely

BSS, Dhaka :
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers for many parts of the country ...

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PM provides financial support to families of N\'ganj blast victims

UNB, Dhaka :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has provided a total of Tk 1.75 crore as financial assistance for 35 ...

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Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat presents \'Mafiz Trophy\' to Squadron Leader Mohammad for his best performance in the 58th BAF Flying Instructors Course at BAF Headquarters in the city on Thursday.

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Friendship between countries, people matters more than ever: Swedish Envoy

UNB, Dhaka :
Newly-appointed Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexandra Berg von Linde on Wednesday said friendship between countries and people ...

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State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury participates on online as the chief guest at a discussion marking World Maritime Day organised jointly by Shipping Directorate and BIWTA in the city\'s Motijheel BIWTA Bhaban on Thursday. Shipping Secretary Mezbah Uddin Chowdhury, BIWTA Chairman Commodore Golam Sadek and DG of Shipping Directorate Commodore AZM Jalal Uddin were also present on the occasion.

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Tree plantation campaign launched on \'Mujib Year\'

City Desk :
As a part of the celebration of Mujib Year, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation ...

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RAB-10 detains three arms traders with foreign-made pistols from the city\'s Khilgaon area on Thursday.

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Panchagarh-Rajshahi train service to be launched in October

City Desk :
Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan said an intercity train will be launched on Panchagarh-Rajshahi route from ...

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Samajtantrik Mahila Forum forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday marking 88th Self-Immolation Day of Preetilata Waddedar.

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\'BD keeps close contact for collecting Covid-19 vaccine\'

City Desk :
Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said Bangladesh is keeping close communication with those companies, which ...

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Editorial▲ Top

Corruption is no problem but giving too many extensions is bad

AKM Fazlullah, the 79-year-old Managing Director of Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, is likely to get extension for ...

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Readers’ Voice

Ensure Internet Access To All
In the context of current pandemic, education system is now disabled without internet connection. Running ...

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Readers’ Voice

Initiate Insurance For Garment Workers
Garments sector is playing a crucial function in the economy of Bangladesh. There are over ...

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Geopolitics

Mohammad Amjad Hossain :
The signing of normalization of relations with Israel by two Arab Gulf countries: United Arab Emirate ...

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Outcome-Based Education

Prof. Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan :
A recent upsurge of graduates in different disciplines at home and abroad makes ...

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Entertainment▲ Top

Somu Chowdhury’s three decades in acting

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
Noted actor Somu Chowdhury is hailed from Jashore. While staying there he he was attached with ...

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Minu Momtaz’s family receives her body, actress laid to rest

Entertainment Report :
Veteran actress Minu Momtaz passed away on Tuesday night in the capital’s Green Life hospital due to ...

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Robert De Niro the ‘best kisser’: Sharon Stone

Actress Sharon Stone says veteran actor Robert De Niro is the best kisser among all her on-screen leading men. ...

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Mahurat of movie Bhalobasa Pritilata held

Entertainment Report :
The mahurat of movie Bhalobasha Pritilata, based on some incidents of Bengali revolutionary nationalist Pritilata Waddedar’s life, ...

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Sabina Yasmin teams up with Kobori for movie

Entertainment Report :
Popular singer Sabina Yasmin has appeared with her new identity as music director and composer. More than ...

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Bhumi’s Durgavati to release directly on Amazon Prime

Bhumi Pedneker’s Durgavati produced by Vikram, along with Akshay Kumar and Bhushan Kumar will be directly released on Amazon ...

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Ritesh Sidhwani shares glimpse with team Fukrey 3

Fukrey franchise is one of the biggest and most popular classics among the audience. The third instalment of Fukrey ...

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Nancy at Ranga Raat on Maasranga TV tonight

Maasranga TV will telecast phono-live studio concert titled Ranga Raat tonight. This programme will be aired on Friday at ...

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Sports▲ Top

Relaxed Halep heads into French Open as clear favourite

AFP, Paris :
Former champion Simona Halep arrives at the rescheduled French Open as the player to beat in a ...

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Sheikh Hasina International Online Chess formally inaugurated

BSS, Dhaka :
Joytu Sheikh Hasina International Online Chess tournament formally inaugurated on Thursday at the Canadian University Auditorium in ...

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Football▲ Top

Havertz hat-trick helps Chelsea hit six, Arsenal edge out Leicester in League Cup

AFP, London :
Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a hat-trick ...

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Baganbari Boys Club become champs

Sports Reporter :
Baganbari Boys Club became the champions in the Mini Gold Cup Football Tournament held in the city's ...

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Cricket▲ Top

28-member Under-19 preliminary squad announced

Sports Reporter :
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Thursday the 28-member Under-19 preliminary squad.  The squad will take ...

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Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones no more

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has died, aged 59. Jones died suddenly after suffering a heart attack on Thursday ...

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National▲ Top

Mafiz Uddin, chairman candidate of 4 No Balion Union by-election submits his nomination paper to the Returning Officer Fulbaria upazila of Mymensingh District.

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The Ministry of Education, Bijoynagar Upazila of Brahmanbaria organized a cheque distribution function among educational institutions, teachers and students at the Upazila Parishad auditorium on Wednesday. Upazila Chairman Nasima Mukai Ali was present as the chief guest at the function, presided over by Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) KM Yasir Arafat.

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Ratargul watch tower closed to tourists

Sylhet Bureau :
The forest department of Bangladesh has banned the watchtower at Ratargul swamp forest, citing security reasons. The ...

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Companiganj Press Club election Shabbir president, Abid gen secy

Sylhet Bureau :
Md. Shabbir Ahmed and Abid Rahman were elected president and general secretary respectively in the biennial election ...

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Hathazari Madrasa : 2 teachers relieved of duty, 4 teachers reinstated

Our Correspondent :
Two teachers were relieved of duty while four others were reinstated at Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul ...

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Dr. Akram Hossain Chowdhury, Chairman, Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) inaugurates the planting of cashew nut saplings through video conference at Bindhara in Panchbibi Upazila of Joypurhat on Thursday.

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Sammilita Natya Parishad Sylhet celebrates 36th anniv

Sylhet Bureau :
Sammilita Natya Parishad Sylhet, a platform of Sylhet-based theatre troupes, celebrated its 36th founding anniversary organising a ...

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Most rivers in Barishal flow above danger level

Our Correspondent. Barishal :
Most of the major rivers in the Barishal region have overflowed and crossed the danger level ...

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4 bodies recovered in Moheshkhali

Our Correspondent :
Four bodies have been recovered from Moheshkhali upazila of Cox's Bazar on Tuesday.
Moheshkhali Police Station OC Didadul ...

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SCC Mayor Arif recovers from Covid-19

Sylhet Bureau :
Sylhet City Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury has recovered from the novel coronavirus infection. He was tested negative ...

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A farmer is seen taking care of his bottle gourd farm in Pakundia upazila of Kishoreganj. Kajol Basu, General Secretary of Faridpur Sugar Mill Workers\' Union speaks at a discussion held at the union Madhukhali union office on Thursday.

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3.5 lakh Yaba seized in Teknaf

UNB :
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh(BGB) on Wednesday seized 3.5 lakh Yaba pills from Lader Chhurikhan area on the ...

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Union Council complex in Madaripur finally devours into Padma

Our Correspondent :
The two-storey building, as well as several other establishments of Bandarkhola Union Parishad (UP) complex sitting on ...

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Upstream water, rain trigger floods in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram

Our Correspondent :
Floods triggered by onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rains have inundated low-lying areas in ...

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Auto-rickshaw driver\'s slaughtered body found in Lalmonirhat: 2 held

UNB :
Police recovered the slaughtered body of an auto-rickshaw driver from a paddy field in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat ...

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Alhaj Sirajul Islam Khan Raju, Upazila Chairman and General Secretary of Upazila Awami League, inaugurates the casting work of the 500-meter RCC road at Talson village in Bogura\'s Adamdighi Upazila Sadar on Thursday.

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Open market sale of sub-standard surgical masks goes on unabated beneath Babubazar Bridge in the capital on Thursday amid lack of monitoring by concerned agency.

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Police thwart Progotishil Chhatra Jote\'s march towards Education Ministry at the Secretariat in the capital on Thursday.

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Is the epidemic really abating?

News Desk :
As fears of a second wave of the coronavirus grow around the world, Bangladesh's rate of daily ...

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Countries urged to take stronger action to stop spread of Covid 19 infodemic

UNB,  Dhaka :
The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the UN, specialised agencies and partners on Thursday called on ...

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Indictment hearing against Mizan, 3 others deferred

Court Correspondent :
A Dhaka court on Thursday fixed September 30 for the indictment hearing in a graft case filed ...

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SC order on Destiny Group MD\'s bail petitions Sunday

UNB, Dhaka :
The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed Sunday for passing its order on two bail petitions filed by ...

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Angry Kashmiris would prefer Chinese rule, says Farooq Abdullah

Dawn.com, New Delhi :
Besieged Kashmiris, including those that once had faith in their destiny with India, would today prefer ...

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Students to be evaluated internally to get promoted to next class

Staff Reporter :
The authorities of schools and colleges in the country will promote the students to the next class ...

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DSA an act of punishing people without trial: Zafrullah

Staff Reporter :
Gonoshasthaya Kendra trustee Zafrullah Chowdhury on Thursday alleged that Digital Security Act was an act of punishing ...

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China running 380 detention centres in Xinjiang

Al Jazeera News :
China's network of detention centres in the northwest Xinjiang region is much bigger than previously thought ...

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Brother held for \'killing 4-year-old sister\' in city

UNB, Dhaka :
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Thursday arrested a teenage boy from the city's Banani area ...

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Dhaka seeks solution to Rohingya crisis, wants Asia\'s prosperity

UNB, Dhaka :
Seeking a solution to the Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh has called for solidarity and cooperation to achieve peace ...

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Regent Hospital scam, probe report on Nov 10

Court Correspondent :
Dhaka's Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kyes yesterday (Thursday) fixed November 10 for submission of probe ...

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Trump\'s comments send a signal to his supporters to react if Biden prevails

CNN :
President Donald Trump's refusal on Wednesday to guarantee a peaceful transfer of power if he loses to Joe ...

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Global Coronavirus fatality reaches 9,83,027

News Desk :
Global coronavirus fatality reached 9,83,027 with total cases 3,21,66,108 and recovered 2,37,38,438 till Thursday, according to the ...

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Business & Economy▲ Top

Midland Bank gets top bosses

Business Desk :
Former Member of Parliament, Nilufer Zafarullah, has been re-elected the Chairman and Md. Shamsuzzaman has been elected ...

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Humayun for working together to sustain SME sector

Business Desk :
Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Thursday urged all to work together for sustaining the country's ...

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Inclusive business model needed to lift lower-income group

Business Desk :
Development activists have emphasised the importance of an inclusive business model for the improvement of the health, ...

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IBBL opens 3 Agent Banking Outlets: Dhaka East Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated three Agent Banking Outlets at Gabtoli, Pakuria Bazar of Narshingdi and Naljani of Gazipur on Thursday. Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, inaugurated the outlets at virtual platform as chief guest, said a press release. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of the Bank and Md. Rafiqul Islam, General Manager of Bangladesh Bank addressed the program as special guest. Mohammod Ullah, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Dhaka East Zone presided over the program. Executives, head of concerned branches, proprietors of the agent outlets, clients, well-wishers and dignitaries attended the function.

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Stocks end week in marginal gain

Economic Reporter :
Country's both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) finished week posting marginal ...

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JS body for enrolling coconut products as exportable items

BSS, Dhaka :
The Parliamentary Standing committee on Agriculture Ministry on Thursday recommended the concerned ministry for taking necessary steps ...

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Imports fail to rein in onion prices

Business Desk :
Onion prices continue to remain high in Dhaka kitchen markets, despite imports coming into this country from ...

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BB limits credit card interest rate at 20pc

Business Desk :
Bangladesh Bank (BB) has set a ceiling of 20 percent interest on credit card bills to protect ...

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DCCI for strengthening supply chain in SMEs

Business Desk :
Speakers at a webinar on Thursday observed that a resilient supply chain system in the cottage, micro, ...

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‘Understanding trends, culture crucial for budding entrepreneurs’

Business Desk :
Upcoming entrepreneurs must have a good understanding of trends and culture to become successful in the post-Covid-19 ...

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MA Razzak Khan Raj, Chairman and Dilruba Tanu, Managing Director of Minister My-One Group, inaugurated its new addition \"Minister Human Care\" at its head office in the city on Thursday. Golam Shahriar Kabir, Executive Director, Md. Sirajul Islam, Chief Financial Officer of the company, Syed Abul Kashem (Rana), Director of Minister Human Care Division and other senior officials of all departments were also present.

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International▲ Top

North Korean troops killed missing South Korean official, burned body

Reuters, Seoul :
North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before ...

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Madrid pleads for more doctors, police as coronavirus cases surge

Reuters, Madrid :
Spain's Madrid region on Wednesday requested urgent help to hire hundreds of foreign doctors and reinforce police ...

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Trailblazing journalist Harold Evans no more

Reuters :
Sir Harold Evans, a British-American editor whose 70-year career as a hard-driving investigative journalist, magazine founder, book publisher ...

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