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Govt working on cut in lending rate: Kamal

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said Thursday the government will...

Overseas migration of female RMG workers rising

The number of female readymade garment (RMG) workers taking up...

BRI could speed up global growth

Speakers at a high profile dialogue said Thursday that the...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Find out source of weapons supply to Rakhine

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has told three heads of...

BNP terms MP Zahid a public enemy

The BNP has called the party's Thakurgaon leader Zahidur Rahman...

BIWTA tears down 115 illegal structures on Turag banks

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) demolished on Thursday a...

PM meets media today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a press conference this...

JS session to continue until April 30

The second session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that...

Elected representatives from 43 UZs take oaths

CHATTOGRAM, April 25 (BSS): The newly elected upazila representatives -...

METRO / NEWS

Govt stresses protein production to meet nutrition demand: PM

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday the government...

3rd Nutrition Olympiad in city tomorrow

The third edition of the 'Nutrition Olympiad' is all set...

Law minister for ending Nusrat murder trial in record time

Law Minister Anisul Huq said on Thursday necessary action will...

Transport workers enforce indefinite strike in eight northern dists

Transport workers went on an indefinite strike in eights districts...

Four workers killed as truck ploughs into Chattogram house

CHATTOGRAM, Apr 25 (UNB): Four brick kiln workers were killed...

VIEWS & OPINION

From emigration to return migration: New ball game?

In a new study using a new measurement methodology (called...

Privatisation, collusion and corruption

At the risk of reiterating what should be obvious, the...

EDITORIAL

CETP at tannery estate under new management

So, at long last the problem with the central effluent...

Daunting task of dairy development

Deliberations on dairy farm at a roundtable arranged by a...

IPOs as deceiving tools

Between 2010 and 2018, a total of 105 new issues,...

Sri Lank a needs strong leadership

The world is now bleeding from Christchurch, New Zealand to...

Remembering Rana Plaza victims and survivors

On April 24, we solemnly observed the sixth anniversary of...

Soaring prices in kitchen market

The holy month of Ramadan is just a few days...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

The enigma of collective love for solitude

Existence of incredibly desolate places is not rare even in...

Justice delivery system for children in conflict with the law

The recognition that 'children have rights' is comparatively a very...

LAST PAGE

WASA must collect samples from taps, make its test reports public

The Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) must collect water...

Petrobangla’s unpaid VAT, duty rise to Tk 27 billion

The Value Added Tax (VAT) authorities have served four show-cause...

Gender inequality a major bar to middle-income status

Speakers at a programme in the city on Thursday termed...

AL leader Ruhul sent to jail in Nusrat murder case

FENI, Apr 25 (UNB): A court here sent Sonagazi upazila...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Stocks rebound on bargain hunting

Dhaka stocks rebounded into positive territory on the back of...

Fortune Shoes shines on turnover chart

The ten most traded companies grabbed more than 30 per...

Three banks, two insurers declare dividend

Five more companies, including three banks, have recommended dividend for...

News Briefs (26-04-2019)

Mercantile Bank opens new branch The Mercantile Bank Limited opened...

DSE/CSE News in Brief (26-04-2019)

Board meetingsParamount: As per Regulation 16(1) of the Dhaka Stock...

Chinese equities tumble

Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing...

COUNTRY

Farmers complete seed sowing process of jute in Rangpur zone

RANGPUR, Apr 25 (BSS): The enthusiastic farmers are continuing cultivation...

Rajshahi growers produce 0.47m tonnes of wheat

RAJSHAHI, Apr 25 (BSS): Farmers have produced around 0.47 million...

36,897 farmers in Rangpur, Netrakona get incentive for Aus rice seed

The government distributed special incentives in terms of Aus rice...

WORLD

Syria negotiators in Kazakhstan for talks

NUR-SULTAN, Apr 25 (AFP): Delegations from Iran, Russia and Turkey...

Pakistan polio vaccine teams on edge after fatal attacks

CHAMAN, Apr 25 (AFP): Polio workers across Pakistan were told...

Sri Lanka spice tycoon taken into custody

COLOMBO, Apr 25 (The New York Times): He built his...

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique

MORONI, Apr 25 (Reuters): Violent winds of up to 140...

SPORTS

BD face Kyrgyzstan in battle for group supremacy today

Bangladesh are confident of winning the Group B title-deciding match...

Jamalpur beat Gopalganj in opener

Jamalpur DSA made a good start in the Marcel 4th...

Tigers can beat any team in WC, says Rhodes

Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes said on Thursday Bangladesh have...

Pakistan U-16 cricket team due today to play against Bangladesh

The Pakistan Under-16 cricket team will arrive in the capital...

TRADE & MARKET

Govt starts framing policy on e-vehicles

The government has made a move to morph the country's...

Banks disburse 74pc of annual farm loan target in nine months

Scheduled banks have disbursed more than 74 per cent of...

BIMSTEC team visits BARI

A 12-member delegation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for...

UAE govt service provider to open branches in BD

Dubai-based OnTime Group, which provides one-stop UAE government services, is...

Thrust on adequate fund allocation for fire safety

Experts at a training programme on Thursday suggested allocating adequate...