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FIRST PAGE

Some major hospitals to offer tele-consultation

Some of the country's major hospitals have decided to launch...

Two new virus cases, six more recover

Two persons were diagnosed positive with coronavirus infection in the...

Delivery of perishables at Ctg port slows

The delivery of perishable goods from refrigerated containers at the...

Money mkt operation to continue on holidays

The central bank has decided to keep open the operation...

POLITICS & POLICIES

People flouting social distancing guidelines

Ensuring social distancing in the city to prevent the spread...

UNHCR 'doing all it can' to prevent further spread of coronavirus

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, detailed on Tuesday a series...

Hundreds of Japanese to leave Dhaka tomorrow

Hundreds of Japanese nationals will leave Dhaka tomorrow (Thursday) by...

AL, associate bodies work to prevent coronavirus

In view of the global outbreak of coronavirus, Bangladesh Awami...

IOM project to make protective masks for frontline workers

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has initiated a project in...

Minister urges house owners to consider rents of industrial workers

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday urged the house owners...

METRO / NEWS

Four suffering from cold, fever, sore throat die in Keraniganj, Nawabganj, Pirojpur, Sylhet

Two people suffering from cold and fever died in Keraniganj...

28 people on fresh home quarantine in Sylhet div

SYLHET, Mar 31: Twenty eight people were put on home...

Faridpur, Pabna dairy farm owners count financial loss

FARIDPUR, Mar 31: Faridpur dairy farm owners are counting financial...

Digital platforms launched to provide virus info

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division has introduced four digital...

Three die in separate ‘gunfights’ in three dists

Two alleged robber gang leaders and a drug trader were...

Ispahani Eye Hospital launches free tele consultation

As part of emergencies preparedness response in the COVID-19 outbreak...

VIEWS & OPINION

Covid-19 warfront: Likely economic shocks and banking instability

Global economies are fighting Covid-19 pandemic at a significant economic...

Corona to climate change management

Some people are saying, and I agree, that Covid-19 may...

Capitalism's triple crisis: Entrepreneurial states desperately needed

Capitalism is facing at least three major crises. A pandemic-induced...

EDITORIAL

Classes on television

The start of televised classes for school students from Sunday...

Global value chain and Covid-19

It is well over decades global value chain (GVC) has...

In the forefront of business

The second concern over the current crisis has come first...

Rapid research response

Let me share with readers the news that the BRAC...

Waiving port demurrage

Many containers are piled up in ports due to the...

Effective use of time

As we are staying home to remain safe, students like...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Sustainable SME growth: The role of traceability technology

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in...

Gender plans and strategies need to be realigned with SDGs

Bangladesh is the seventh-most climate-affected country in the world, according...

LAST PAGE

Power generation plunges as businesses remain shut

Electricity generation across the country dropped by around 20 per...

80pc export-oriented factories to get loans

Manufacturing units, having at least eighty per cent export-oriented business,...

Infections near 800,000

More than 790,640 cases of infection have been recorded in...

Open mkt sale of essentials from today

The government is set to launch open market sale (OMS)...

PwC detects ambiguities in tax laws

The PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bangladesh, has identified inconsistencies in tax laws, including...

STOCK & CORPORATE

40 cos to go public to raise Tk 30 billion

Some 40 companies will raise an aggregate amount of capital...

Banks’ donation to PM Relief Fund

Mercantile Bank Limited donated an amount of Taka 50 million...

PLFSL ex-directors can unfreeze accounts: HC

The former directors of People's Leasing and Financial Services Limited...

StanChart BD offers comprehensive steps

Standard Chartered has decided to offer a comprehensive set of...

FBCCI to spray disinfectants from N'ganj to Uttara today

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)...

WORLD

US extends Iran N sanctions waivers

WASHINGTON, Mar 31 (AP): The Trump administration on Monday renewed...

Trump, Putin discuss virus, other issues over phone

WASHINGTON, Mar 31 (Xinhua): U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian...

Spain records 849 deaths in 24 hours

MADRID, Mar 31 (AFP): Once again, Spain hit a new...

TRADE & MARKET

Migrants in Malaysia feel the virus pain

Bangladeshis working on a contract basis in Malaysia are worried...

Poultry industry estimates losses of Tk 11.50b, seeks govt intervention

The local poultry industry and related businesses were facing substantial...

BTRC set to issue NOC to GP 'partly'

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has decided to start...

Top apparel brands to take delivery of goods

A number of top global apparel brands on Tuesday assured...

AFC Health launches corona care hotline

AFC Health Fortis Heart Institute has launched a corona care...