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LoC, CEPA, energy, connectivity to dominate Hasina-Modi meet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina starts for Delhi today on a two-day tour with wide agenda featuring several proposed cooperation agreements, including one on connectivity.She is scheduled to have bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, tomorrow (Saturday) discussing the major outstanding issues between the two next-door neighbours as well...

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Bangladeshis fast draw back from Swiss banks

Money withdrawal from Swiss banks by Bangladeshi nationals gathered an unprecedented pace, according to a latest Swiss National Bank or SNB report that comes amid unfolding tales of fund flights. The SNB annual report, published Thursday, June 20, says the amount of deposits of Bangladeshis with Swiss banks decreased from...

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Phenomenal rise in FDI proposals for BD Greenfield projects

Though the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh declined significantly last year, foreign-investment proposals in greenfield projects posted a record jump during the period under review.World Investment Report (WIR) 2024, released on Thursday afternoon in Geneva by the UN Trade and Development (UNCTAD), showed that foreign-investment announcement relating...

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Schools reopen on June 26 as vacation cut short

Primary and secondary schools will reopen on June 26 as the Education Ministry has curtailed the summer vacation by one week, reports UNB.However, Saturday will remain as weekly holiday, said press release of the Ministry issued on Thursday.According to the academic calendar, the Eid-ul-Azha and summer vacation in schools started...

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No extension of time for Benazir to face quizzing

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed will not get time any more from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) if he doesn't appear before it on June 23 to face interrogation over graft allegations and amassing huge properties beyond known sources of income. ACC rules and regulations do not have...

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A fish trader taking a nap with no business activities

Photographed on Thursday, a fish trader taking a nap with no business activities in place at the AGB Colony Kitchen Market in the city's Motijheel area as the ever-busy capital Dhaka is yet to get back its normal face even after the end of the five-day Eid-ul-Azha holiday. — FE...

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Today's & Tomorrow's Matches (2024-06-21)

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Prayer Timings (2024-06-21)

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Briefing 2024-06-21

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