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Govt pours water on workers' views

The government is in a hurry to amend the labour...

Wear masks to avoid 2nd surge: PM

In the wake of Covid-19 resurge in many European and...

Govt seeks $1.5 billion donor money

Bangladesh has sought funds worth US$1.50 billion from the World...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Netherlands firm to help ensure justice for atrocities against Rohingya through ICJ

The Netherlands has reiterated its commitment to help ensure justice...

BNP fails to understand people’s mindset: Quader

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

Article 70 crippled parliamentary govt system: GM Quader

Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Monday said Article 70...

Doctors threaten action in admin cadre row

Doctors' groups have complained to the health minister about officials...

12 hurt in Khulna clash between cops, jute mill workers

KHULNA, Oct 19 (UNB): At least 12 people, including three...

METRO / NEWS

Covid-19 hospital facilities expanded for Rohingyas, locals in Cox's Bazar

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in collaboration with Sadar Hospital...

Women-friendly public transport still a dream

Women-friendly public transport is still a dream in the country,...

AIUB Institute of Continuing Education holds webinar

AIUB Institute of Continuing Education organised a webinar on 'Career...

Weather may remain dry in Dhaka

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary cloudy sky in...

Seven 'teen gang members' held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested seven members of...

VIEWS & OPINION

Public debt scenario - where do we stand ?

Unavoidably, there is no other alternative than huge borrowing to...

Authentic data for sustainable development

How can we distinguish between high quality and poor quality...

Listen to the science

The announcement of this year's Nobel Prize laureates should remind...

EDITORIAL

Scoring better on hunger index

Bangladesh has moved 13 notches up from last year's 88th...

Pandemic and hunger scourge

The world is lately witnessing debates and smokescreens over the...

Angry youths of Thailand

Angry Thai youths seem to be in a defiant, determined...

Beyond growth-centric concerns

We are often told that the global economy is going...

Taking workers' issue centre-stage

Concerned at health risks and economic uncertainties, we in Bangladesh...

Joining global race for vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently listed three Covid-19...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Fiscal policy for an unprecedented crisis

The Covid-19 crisis has devastated people's lives, jobs, and businesses....

Fallout of Covid-19 on food security

As the Covid-19 crisis unfurls, turmoil's in domestic food supply...

How trust in a Covid vaccine eroded

As Trump brags about rushing a Covid vaccine through testing,...

LAST PAGE

UN office seeks upfront VAT exemption for its agencies

Time-consuming procedures in the VAT provisions are delaying VAT refund...

Draft landscape policy finalised

A landscape policy has been drafted for the first time...

Passengers suffer as launch, ferry services halted

Passengers suffered immensely on Monday following the suspension of launch...

World Bank to give $202m loan for food storage facility

The World Bank would provide US$202 million worth of loans...

BRAC Bank wants stay on compensation verdict

BRAC Bank wants a stay order over the High Court...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Ins, mutual funds and banking issues attract investors

Dhaka bourse on Monday closed marginally higher extending the gaining...

Cut-off price of Lub-rref share set at Tk 45 each

The cut-off price of shares of Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd, a...

GP recovering topline as economic activity resumes

Grameenphone Ltd reported total revenues of BDT 35.6 billion for...

COUNTRY

Fodder crisis hits Bogura

BOGURA, Oct 19: Cattle rearers are facing severe problems due...

Visitors start gathering tourist spots ignoring covid-19 health restrictions

SYLHET, Oct 19: Visitors in good numbers started gathering the...

In quickest verdict, Bagerhat rapist gets life term

BAGERHAT, Oct 19 (UNB): In the quickest trial in the...

Aman farming exceeds target in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, Oct 19 (BSS): The farmers of the district have...

Worker killed in Kushtia falling off under-construction building of IU

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, Oct 19 (UNB): A construction worker was killed...

WORLD

SPORTS

Dhaka League won't resume this year: Khaled Mahmud

Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL) will not resume this...

Condensed Champions League to start under shadow of Covid-19 today

BERN, Oct 19 (Reuters): A condensed version of the Champions...

Pakistan rest Amir, Malik, Sarfaraz for Zimbabwe series

KARACHI, Oct 19 (AFP): Pakistan on Monday opted to rest...

TRADE & MARKET

One-third of apparel workers lose income

Nearly one-third of garment workers suffered loss of earnings since...

Fair begins on BSCIC premises

A five-day fair began on the premises of Bangladesh Small...

BARVIDA seeks office space at Mongla port

The Bangladesh Reconditioned Vehicles Importers and Dealers Association (BARVIDA) on...

SR Group's three more outlets sued for VAT evasion

A VAT intelligence team on Monday filed cases against three...

Dhaka, Thimphu hopeful of signing PTA soon

Bangladesh and Bhutan have planned to sign a Preferential Trade...