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Covid curbs stay until May 23

The government has again extended the ongoing lockdown for another...

Holidaymakers urged not to return to Dhaka before 14 days

The government on Sunday called upon the Eid holidaymakers not...

Tk 2.25tn ADP awaits govt nod tomorrow

The government is likely to approve a Tk 2.25 trillion...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Hasina emerges as a time-winning statesman: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister...

UNHCR underlines strong global support for Rohingyas

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has called for renewed international...

PM greets freedom fighters on Eid

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday greeted all the freedom...

No Eid joy for BNP over a decade: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said...

Documentary show marking Hasina's Homecoming Day begins today

A two-day documentary exhibition will begin today (Monday) marking the...

METRO / NEWS

Closure of schools, colleges extended until May 29

The government has again extended the closure of secondary and...

Efforts ongoing to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine locally

MANIKGANJ, May 16 (BSS): Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid...

Road crashes claim 16 lives during Eid

At least 16 people were killed in separate road accidents...

VIEWS & OPINION

Widening the justice dimension through suitable gun laws in the USA

On April 20, President Biden made a moving statement in...

EDITORIAL

Dhaka metro rail's test run

May 11, 2021 is set to emerge as a red-letter...

Uncertainty looms over vaccination

Health experts are still insisting on facemask use, social distancing...

Can no-harm principle protect our rivers?

Pollution does not stay within man-made borders or wired fences,...

True spirit of Eid!

Eid brings a message of peace and joy. After observing...

Joyful education for children

The main purpose of education is to provide for the...

India's floating corpses and a memory

India's massive Covid-19 surge has stunned the entire world. The...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Asian century requires inclusive global governance

Claims that the "Asian century" has arrived or is set...

LAST PAGE

Power wastage high among state-run industrial units

Energy use in state-run industrial units is much higher than...

Bangladesh urges UNSC to address Palestinian issue

Bangladesh Sunday urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to take...

Local NGO forum for aid transparency in Rohingya response

Local NGO forum working in Cox's Bazar sought aid, transparency...

Banking hours to remain same until May 23

The central bank has asked all the scheduled banks to...

STOCK & CORPORATE

DSEX crosses 5,800-level as stocks rise in post-Eid trade

Stocks continued to move higher on Sunday, with the core...

Bank Asia to issue Tk 5.0b perpetual bonds

The board of directors of Bank Asia has decided to...

Nialco Alloys share subscription begins

The subscription for shares in Nialco Alloys through qualified investor...

IFIC Bank donates Covid medicine to Nepal

IFIC Bank Limited and its Nepalese joint venture, Nepal Bangladesh...

VAMLGF declares 15pc cash dividend

Vanguard AML Growth Fund (VAMLGF), an open-ended mutual fund of...

COUNTRY

Import-export with India thru Benapole resumes after Eid holiday

BENAPOLE, May 16: Import-export trade between Bangladesh and India resumed...

Grim Eid for India-returnee BD students

LALMONIRHAT, May 16 (UNB):Eid is usually a joyful time of...

Natore litchi growers start harvesting amid uncertainty over lockdown

NAOGAON, May 16: Litchi growers in the district have started...

ICU at Faridpur medical college hospital hamstrung for lack of staff, equipment

FARIDPUR, May 16 (UNB): More than 2 million people live...

'Golden fibre' no longer holds glitter for Khulna jute farmers

KHULNA, May 16 (UNB): A major cash crop for over...

WORLD

Fighting resumes in Afghanistan as truce ends

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, May 16 (AFP/Xinhua): Fighting between the Taliban and...

Pak shootout leaves nine persons dead

ISLAMABAD, May 16 (Xinhua): At least nine people were killed...

Taiwan raises corona alert amid sharp rise in cases

TAIPEI, May 15 (AP): Taiwan has raised the COVID-19 alert...

SPORTS

Shakib set to return to No.3 against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to return at...

Leicester lift FA Cup title after 52 yrs

LONDON, May 16 (Reuters): A magnificent long-range strike from Youri...

Bancroft suggests Australia bowlers knew of ball-tampering plot

SYDNEY, Ma 16 (AFP): Cricket Australia Sunday said it was...

Zidane tells players he intends to quit Real

MADRID, May 16 (AFP): Spanish media claimed early Sunday that...

TRADE & MARKET

49pc ADP executed in Jul-Apr period

The government has implemented only 49 per cent of the...

Ctg port continues its operation during Eid holidays

CHATTOGRAM, May 16: Operational activities at the Chittagong sea port...

Tesla crash victim lauds full self-driving

CALIFORNIA, May 16: A Tesla car driver killed in a...