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Tourism paralysed by Coronavirus scare
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
The new fear in the world is Coronavirus which has had an impact on the tourism sector of the country. The number of Bangladeshis going to...
Law stipulates strict punishment for forced prostitution
Taslima was sold to the Doulatdia brothel when she was 13 and the woman who bought her used a notary to record her as an adult showing her as a 19...
DNCC LED project caught in a limbo
The LED light project approved by ECNEC to illuminate Dhaka is still languishing since the project has not been implemented in Dhaka North City...
Revenue income shows upward trend
The collection of revenue has gained momentum. In December last, the revenue growth was around 22 percent while in November it was 7.76 percent.In...
Average difference of longevity between rich and poor is 19 years
The people with less income or average income lag behind in longevity than people with high income. A child who takes birth in a low income family...
Early preparation for Dengue welcome
The main threat across the world now is Coronavirus though not a single person has been infected in Bangladesh as yet; but the Dengue season may...
No step to safeguard language, culture of Garo minorities
Six ethnic minority communities live in Sherpur and the Garo, Hajong, Hodi, Barman, Koch and Dalu communities have their own language though...
DNCC spent a fortune on low quality fogger machines
Last year, during the Dengue season, 200 fogger machines and five vehicle mounted fogger machines were purchased but the Dhaka North City...
All electric lines to go underground by 2025
A five-year project has been taken to make all power lines subterranean by 2025. A project has already been taken for 1,118 km of underground...
DoE needs more manpower for extensive drives
The effort to stop honking around the secretariat has not seen an implementation as yet. There aren’t any visible efforts to give material form to...
Flower market is worth Tk 16b
The country now boasts a Tk 16 billion flower market with flowers being grown on 6,000 hectares of land. Farmers are growing Tuberose, Rose,...
Foreigners still in prison after serving time
Faced with allegations of fraud and other crimes, 679 foreigners are locked in the country’s prisons. Of them, 65 are serving sentences.While...
Faced money laundering charges at home, Desh TV Director's Canada house in new look
The luxurious house owned by private satellite channel Desh TV Director Arif Hsasn in Canada has gone under a massive renovation, according to...
Tenure of 14 ambassadors ending
Sheikh Shahariar Zaman
Unless tenure of employment is increased, 14 embassies will get new envoys this year. Of the 14 ambassadors serving in these embassies, nine are...
BB heist probe facing other countries's non-cooperation
Amanur Rahman Roney
Though the investigation of the theft from the reserve of the central bank is done, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is unable to give a...
National Cancer Control Council inactive for ten years
The National Cancer Council was formed in 2009 but in the last ten years, this institute was not found to be involved in any visible work....
Demand for masks soars amid supply crunch
There is a scarcity of surgical masks in the city. Most of the pharmacies do not have face masks and they have said that the companies which...
Airlines suspended flights to China, Bangladesh observing situation
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
As the fear over coronavirus spreads, many countries have cancelled flights to China. From Bangladesh, four airlines’ operate direct flights...
‘Cox’s Bazar being announced expensive city might have negative impacts’
Abdul Aziz, Cox’s Bazar
The government recently announced the south eastern district of Cox’s Bazar, a famous tourist hub in Bangladesh, as an expensive...
'Digital Bangladesh takes us to future where technology supports humans'
Md A Halim
The electoral manifesto of AL in 2008 contained the world Digital Bangladesh. As 2021 is approaching the digital face of the country is emerging....
Trafficking survivors struggle as virus halts businesses
'Next two weeks crucial for Bangladesh's coronavirus fight'
India doctors fight virus with raincoats, helmets
Office shutdown extended to Apr 11
Couple among 3 killed in Cumilla as car falls into ditch
PM Hasina slams unnecessary use of PPE
Bangladesh confirms 51 coronavirus cases
Six who attended Delhi’s Nizamuddin congregation die in Telangana
Heat wave to spread: Met Office
At least 30 Bangladeshis died of coronavirus in US
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