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  • Bangladesh reports 3,027 new coronavirus cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs
  • Bangladesh reports 3,027 new coronavirus cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs
  • 6 killed, 3 injured in Bandarban PCJSS factional clash
  • Experts warn of Covid-19 airborne threat
  • Cultural arena mourns Andrew Kishore’s departure
  • No one involved in human trafficking, money laundering to be spared: FM
  • Volunteers feel well two weeks after Covid-19 vaccine trials: Russian defense ministry
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Mega projects may hit a snag

Mega projects may hit a snag
The deadly outbreak of coronavirus in China and subsequent spread of the virus beyond the country have threatened to hamper work on a number of large development projects in Bangladesh as Chinese personnel working in those projects have got stuck in their country of origin or been quarantined in Bangladesh. Meanwhile, Chinese government has ordered millions of their citizens to stay indoors as the country battles to curb the spread of the virus that has already killed as many as 500 people. A large number of Chinese nationals have been working in several mega projects including Padma Bridge and Payra Power Plant in Bangladesh. Policymakers and experts fear if the coronavirus situation does not improve, it will hamper the progress of the mega…

PM opens chancery building in Rome

PM opens chancery building in Rome

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated the Chancery Building of Bangladesh Embassy in Rome. The Prime Minister formally opened the five-storey chancery building constructed on 23.9 kathas of land by unveiling its plaque in Via Dell'Antartide area of the Italian capital.  A munajat…
Vehicle fitness certificates to be issued from districts Quader

Vehicle fitness certificates to be issued from districts Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government has taken an initiative to issue fitness certificates of vehicles from district level. “Besides, the validity of private cars’ fitness certificates is going to be extended for two years from the existing one…
Residents deserve to live in smart cities

Residents deserve to live in smart cities

The concept of smart cities is nothing new. Through cloud computing, most cities’ traffic is now controlled, but in Bangladesh traffic is controlled, not even always through signaling system. The traffic police here seem to be more comfortable to control traffic through manual signaling through…
Deplorable condition of child rights in Pakistan

Deplorable condition of child rights in Pakistan

Up to 24 percent of Pakistan’s population lives below the poverty line. This problem primarily affects rural areas. The state of the global markets is maddening an already very difficult economic reality. The prime victims of poverty are children, the weakest and most vulnerable, who see a complete…
Shoppers prefer local items

Shoppers prefer local items

Domestic brands are running parallel with multinational ones at the Dhaka International Trade Fair 2020. Buyers say they now have more confidence in domestic products. Demands for and sales of domestic products are higher than foreign products at the fair. Domestic companies say consumers now rely on…
Erdogan urges Syria to back off Turkish observation posts

Erdogan urges Syria to back off Turkish observation posts

Turkey gave Syria an ultimatum yesterday to pull its forces back from its military posts in the country’s last rebel enclave following unprecedented clashes between their forces this week. The escalation between Turkish and Syrian troops—which saw more than 20 people killed in exchanges…
Kazi Salahuddin’s art show underway at AFD

Kazi Salahuddin’s art show underway at AFD

A twelve-day solo art exhibition titled ‘11 Gates to Visual Basics’ by artist Kazi Salahuddin Ahmed is underway at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held on Tuesday at 6pm on the gallery premises.…
Abahani remain content with
sharing points with Maziya

Abahani remain content with sharing points with Maziya

Abahani Limited made a disappointing start in their AFC Cup play-off competition Round One when they made a struggling 2-2 draw with visiting Maziya Sports and Recreation Club of Maldives yesterday in home ground. Held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Abahani had to work hard to come back twice…
Buyers rush to Kaliganj date molasses market

Buyers rush to Kaliganj date molasses market

Hundreds of buyers from different parts of the country have been making a beeline for the bi-weekly date molasses market at Kaliganj town.  Although the market is crowded with both farmers and wholesale buyers, molasses imports this season are lower than in the previous season, farmers said. Molasses…
11 Bangladeshis killed by BSF in one month: BGB

11 Bangladeshis killed by BSF in one month: BGB

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) said a total of 11 unarmed Bangladeshis were killed in border areas with India by the Indian border forces from December 25, 2019 to February 5 of this year. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Director (Planning), Lt. Col. Syed Ashiqur Rahman disclosed the information to journalists…
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