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BB’s new policy to increase banks' investment

The central bank has announced a fresh policy for providing...

'China's involvement in Rohingya issue positive'

The United Kingdom (UK) sees China's engagement in resolving the...

Depot tariff now 10pc from Oct 01

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has cut down the proposed...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Drive against corruption has earned world applause: Quader

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 22 (BSS): Awami League General Secretary Obaidul...

Five JMB men get 12 yrs' jail in Aug 17 series bombing case

A Dhaka court has sentenced five members of the banned...

BNP lashes out at ruling party leaders for 'widespread graft'

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said...

Govt's anti-graft stance apolitical, says Hasan

Reiterating the government's stance against corruption and irregularities, Information Minister...

JU students threaten tougher movement if VC doesn't quit

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, Sept 22 (UNB): Protesting students of Jahangirnagar University...

METRO / NEWS

Govt to work on safe footpath for pedestrians

The government will prepare lists of footpaths to be made...

Judicial officers can't use social media during office hour

The Supreme Court administration on Sunday issued a guideline cutting...

WB VP, UN special envoy on road safety due today

World Bank (WB) Vice President for the South Asia Region,...

WEATHER 23-09-2019

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind...

VIEWS & OPINION

EDITORIAL

Special police unit for metro rail service

The Prime Minister's emphasis on ensuring security of the whole...

Spike in prices of pungent tuber

The onion prices have gone through the roof. The pungent...

Purging party of criminal elements

The ongoing raids on sporting clubs illegally operating casinos, dens...

Returning 'lost' money

Mossan Rasal, 23, a Bangladeshi national living in Italy, found...

Transport workers' environment

More than 30,000 people were killed in road crashes in...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Independence of central bank in the age of populism

Populism, we may say, springs from activities where policies of...

LAST PAGE

Project cost set to spike three times

The cost of the project for conservation and beautification of...

Now online businesses to pay 5.0pc VAT on service charge

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) will collect 5.0 per...

STOCK & CORPORATE

GP spurs stocks to rally

Stocks rebounded on Sunday with all three indices soaring more...

Subscription of Ashuganj Power bonds opens today

The public subscription for bonds of Ashuganj Power Station Company...

JMI Syringes declares 30pc cash dividend

JMI Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd has recommended 30 per...

BRAC Bank to help boost BD jute sector

The golden fibre of Bangladesh gets a boost as a...

COUNTRY

Shortage of teachers at pry schools in 12 Tangail UZs

TANGAIL Sept 22: Acute shortage of teachers has been hampering...

Chilahati-Holdibari railway track work starts

NILPHAMARI, Sept 22: After long 55 years, construction of Chilahati-Holdibari...

Man beaten to death by ‘younger brother’ in Habiganj district

HABIGANJ, Sept 22 (UNB): A man was beaten to death...

Seeds sown to prevent lightning!

MAGURA, Sept 22: Some ten thousand palm seeds were sown...

WORLD

UN welcomes Huthi offer to halt attacks on S Arabia

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (AFP): The United Nations envoy for...

Sudan's new PM launches probe into deaths of protesters

CAIRO, Sept 22 (AP): Sudan's newly appointed prime minister is...

Modi assures Kashmiris of new Kashmir

HOUSTON, Sept 22 (PTI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had...

SPORTS

Bangladesh take on India today

Bangladesh are well-prepared to play their second and last group...

Bangladesh play India in 3rd one-dayer today

Bangladesh U-23 Cricket team will play India U-23 Cricket team...

Afghans sweating on Rashid's fitness ahead of T20 tri-series final tomorrow

Afghanistan are sweating over the fitness of Rashid Khan ahead...

TRADE & MARKET

Row over selection of contractor

Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is yet to pick a...

Students deposit Tk 204.5m under school banking in Rajshahi

Some 58,462 students both boys and girls in different educational...

Court stops Chandni Chawk traders’ poll

A Dhaka court has issued an injunction on holding election...

BIMOX expo ends

The three-day Bangladesh International Marine and Offshore Expo (BIMOX), 2019...

AIIB to invest $1.09b in ASEAN countries to boost interconnectivity

NANNING, Sept 22 (Xinhua): The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...