Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hills must be protected

Bangladesh forestry industry Development Corporation (BFIDC) has razed 1.5km stretch

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Storytellers, we are

Each of us has our story. Our life with ups

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Strong leaders, weak people

Gandhiji had warned the world saying even "the states that

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Adapting to corona-created economic norms vital task

Remittance records surprise rise, export ebbs down

News Report: Expatriate Bangladeshis have remitted 16.36 billion US dollars in 11 months of the outgoing fiscal year, almost equalling the remittances in the whole of FY 2018-19, though it's not the whole story of economic health. The other cash cow for the country's foreign-exchange reserves--and the much fatter one--that is export got emaciated for lockdown on its global market for months and some more time ahead. And the remittance inflow in May amid a shattered economy worldwide with miryards rendered jobless by the Covid-19 pandemic seemed enigmatic to some economists, who, however, fear the pitfalls lie ahead . There are explanations over the exponential remittance growth. In May, Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, though mostly from home-stay, and the expatriates sent...  read more>>


PictorialPeople are too reluctant about maintaining the recommended social distancing to protect  read more>>

PM pledges to overcome economic setback, advance dev plans

News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday said the COVID-19  read more>>

Bangladesh counts latest leaps in corona test, infection, death

37 die, 2911 infected in 24hrs

Improving health management seen imperative

News Report: Bangladesh witnessed latest leaps in corona test, infection  read more>>

Post offices to deliver fruits without charging farmers

News Desk: The Postal Department of the country on Tuesday  read more>>

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