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CPD warns of debt-servicing trouble

A think-tank on Wednesday warned that Bangladesh would face debt-servicing...

Govt willing to fully own Sanofi's BD operations

After local businesses, the government is now willing to buy...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Good governance tough for unelected govt: Fakhrul

THAKURGAON, Nov 20 (UNB): BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam...

ACC sues fugitive councillor Sayeed

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed on Wednesday a case against...

Charge-framing against 10 Rifat murder accused Nov 28

BARGUNA, Nov 20 (UNB): A court here on Wednesday fixed...

BNP celebrates Tarique's birthday

BNP on Wednesday celebrated the 55th birthday of its acting...

Rabin president, Rizvi gen secy of Spain AL

SRIS Rabin and Md Rizvi Alam were elected the president...

METRO / NEWS

Probe bodies hold LM, ALM, guard responsible

Three probe committees in their reports have held loco master,...

President to attend CUET convocation on Dec 05

President M Abdul Hamid will attend the 4th Convocation of...

Police raid 'weapons factory' in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Nov 20 (UNB): Four policemen were injured in a...

UNFPA to help fight gender violence in Rohingya camps

The UNFPA Bangladesh and the Local Government and Engineering Department...

VIEWS & OPINION

Understanding China's economic miracle

Any balanced assessment of the so-called Chinese economic miracle will...

EDITORIAL

Danger from gas line and cylinders

The tragic death of seven people and injury to a...

Housing is a constitutional right

Alongside provision of other basic needs like food, clothing, education...

Solving city's chaotic traffic problems

Transport workers of some south-western districts kept buses and other...

Transportation crisis

A wildcat transport strike on different routes has created crisis...

Govt driving schools

Around 3.5 million motorised vehicles ply the roads in Bangladesh...

Exit of GSK, SANOFI

UK-based research-oriented pharmaceutical company GSK ended its Bangladesh journey in...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Blockchain, its potential to transform the economy

Blockchain is the buzzword of the year and almost everyone...

LAST PAGE

Conversion of local currency allowed

Remitters who will wire $1,500 or equivalent amount of other...

'Faulty law' blamed for kidney patients' woes

Kidney patients can survive longer by having a kidney transplant...

Reconciliation needed for resolving Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh has said it believes reconciliation can be a critical...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Quality infrastructure, skilled HR a must

Quality infrastructure and skilled manpower must be ensured for making...

Investors eye sector-specific stocks

The Dhaka bourse closed the Wednesday's session with a moderate...

Chinese co to study feasibility of two township projects

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) has assigned a Chinese corporation to...

Al-Arafah recognises employees

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has awarded 5 employees for complying...

COUNTRY

Sylhet Food deptt to procure paddy from farmers

SYLHET, Nov 20: Since a good yield of T-Aman crops...

Pabna cultivator achieves success growing Saudi date

PABNA, Nov 20: A farmer in the district has achieved...

BINA-22 paddy field-day held in Magura

MAGURA, Nov 20: The Field Day of BINA-22 paddy was...

WORLD

Johnson, Corbyn spar over Brexit in debate

MANCHESTER, Nov 20 (AFP): Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and...

Yemen rebels release seized vessels

SEOUL, Nov 20 (AFP): Sixteen crew members, including two South...

Two US service members die in Afghanistan copter crash

KABUL, Nov 20 (Reuters): Two United States service members were...

Manmade noise 'major global pollutant'

PARIS, Nov 20 (AFP): It is well known that human...

SPORTS

Govt will work to popularise tennis: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday the government will...

Saif Hassan ruled out of Kolkata Test

KOLKATA, Nov 20 (Agencies): Saif Hassan, the young Bangladesh batsman...

Tickets for 1st four days of D/N Test sold out

KOLKATA, Nov 20 (Agencies): Tickets for the first four days...

Tigers wary of early sunset: Vettori

KOLKATA, Nov 20 (Agencies): Bangladesh's spin bowling consultant Daniel Vettori...

TRADE & MARKET

ICT sector set to fetch $5.0b in export earnings by 2025

The country's computer and information communication technology (ICT) sector is...

90pc RMG workers will get wages digitally by 2021 despite challenges

Infrastructure development, creating awareness among owners and workers, and financial...

BD top four in digital economy growth

Bangladesh has been ranked in top four list in Huawei...

Poor infrastructure key challenges of digital wage payment

Poor financial literacy, lack of awareness and limited infrastructures are...

BPC sees fuel oil stocks adequate

CHATTOGRAM, Nov. 20: Bangladesh Petrolium Corporation (BPC) ensured an adequate...

Rooppur power plant progresses significantly

As Bangladesh is expecting its first megawatts of nuclear energy...