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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
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
Loss by SoEs keeps widening

Loss by SoEs keeps widening

The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) incurred the highest loss of Tk 10,271.58 crore among 49 state-owned enterprises (SoEs) in the outgoing…
Vegetable prices up on
inadequate supply

Vegetable prices up on inadequate supply

Prices of vegetables, garlic and ginger have increased over the last week in the city market due to inadequate supply. Besides, chicken and fish prices…

Bangladesh has bright growth potentials: Experts

Economists, diplomats and business leaders have expressed their firm optimism that Bangladesh would gain higher GDP growth on a sustainable basis thanks to the business and investment-friendly environment and policy offered by the present government. Even the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Bangladesh…

Speakers urge complete overhaul of budget system

Civil society think tank Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday called for reforms in the budgetary system to ensure sustainable development in the country. Shujan recommended this at a roundtable programme at Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka. In its reaction to the proposed national budget for the…

Palak applauds Digital Sylhet City Project advancement

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak recently observed the advancement of Digital Sylhet City Project taken by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC). Under this project for the first time in the country, Face Recognition and Automatic Number-plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras are being installed…
Oil flat after rallying on US-Iran 
tensions, Asia markets retreat

Oil flat after rallying on US-Iran tensions, Asia markets retreat

Oil prices stabilised yesterday following the previous day’s surge fuelled by tensions between the United States and Iran, while Asian equities…

ASEAN seeks conclusion of China-led trade deal this year: Thai PM

Southeast Asian leaders are eager to sign a sweeping China-led trade pact by the end of this year, Thailand’s prime minister said yesterday, with further talks expected at a Bangkok summit on the world’s biggest commercial deal. Beijing is seeking to shape the rules of free trade across…
Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi redevelopment

Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi redevelopment

Residents of Asia’s most famous slum fear a multi-billion-dollar plan to transform the area into a Singapore-like enclave featuring luxury skyscrapers…
Gold tops $1,400 on weak dollar, geopolitical, economic worries

Gold tops $1,400 on weak dollar, geopolitical, economic worries

Gold prices broke $1,400 an ounce to hit a near-six-year high yesterday as the weaker dollar, economic concerns and geopolitical tensions saw investors…
Virtual Facebook currency faces real-world resistance

Virtual Facebook currency faces real-world resistance

If Facebook’s new cryptocurrency should resonate anywhere it should be India, where the social media giant has more than 300 million followers.…
Apple warns Trump that more China tariffs will help rivals

Apple warns Trump that more China tariffs will help rivals

Apple has joined a growing chorus of firms urging the Trump administration to drop a plan for more US tariffs on Chinese goods. The US has said it may…
Philippine telco to roll out Huawei-backed 5G service

Philippine telco to roll out Huawei-backed 5G service

The Philippines’ Globe Telecom said Friday it will launch Southeast Asia’s first 5G broadband service next month using Huawei technology,…

Thousands of big energy reps at UN climate talks: monitor

Lobby groups representing some of the world’s biggest polluters have sent thousands of delegates to negotiations aimed at limiting global warming since UN climate talks began, according to data obtained by the news agency. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) brings…

EU extends economic sanctions against Russia

European Union leaders on Thursday extended punishing economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine for another six months. “Russia sanctions unanimously extended for another six months because of a lack of Minsk Agreements implementation,” a spokesman for EU President Donald…
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