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RMG sector may miss $50b export target By Other | Last Updated: 15th March, 2017, 00:00

 Apparel sector may miss the $50 billion export target by 2021 due to slow growth in overseas sale of readymade garments and other external factors, analysts and exporters fear.  …

RMG sector may miss $50b export target

Tigers hope to bounce back against Lions

Bangladesh will be looking to overcome their recent poor run of form, aiming to bounce back in their 100th Test match against Sri Lanka, which will begin in Colombo today. The 18th Test battle…


Four ‘criminals’ killed in gunfight with cops

Meherpur: Four suspected criminals were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Nurpur intersection in Sadar upazila early Tuesday, reports UNB.   The deceased were identified…


Yahya arrives in Dhaka for talks with Bangabandhu

President Yahya Khan arrived in Dhaka on 15 March for holding talks with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman which was, in fact, a smock-screen to cover up his heinous plan to suppress the Bangalee nation…

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Keep faith in AL: PM Keep faith in AL: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday sought votes for the Awami League electoral symbol ‘Boat’ in the next general election for keeping the ongoing development activities in the country…

Metropolis
Hamid expects govt plans to uplift Haor region Hamid expects govt plans
to uplift Haor region

KISHOREGANJ: President M Abdul Hamid on Tuesday expected the government plans to develop further the socio-economic scenario of backward and low lying haor region despite its complicated geographic…

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500 poor patients receive free eye treatment in Tangail 500 poor patients receive free eye treatment in Tangail

About 500 poverty-stricken elderly people of Shakhipur in Tangail received eye treatment along with medicines free of charge on Tuesday at a daylong eye camp in Barochowna in the district.  …

Editorial
Bangladesh Is on the Way to Indexation Bangladesh Is on the Way to Indexation

It is nice to know that Bangladesh is on the way to indexation. Indexation is the automatic adjustment of currency value for the effects of inflation by law or contract. Inflation which we measure…

Post Loug
Creating Investment-friendly Business Environment Creating Investment-friendly
Business Environment

Bangladesh is a land of unutilised opportunities and untapped potentials. Traditionally Bangladesh was an agriculture driven economy but during last few decade it is shifting its agriculture dependency…

Asia
Congress, BJP clash over govt formation in Goa, Manipur Congress, BJP clash over govt formation in Goa, Manipur

NEW DELHI: The Congress and the BJP on Tuesday clashed over government formation in Goa and Manipur with the opposition party accusing its rival of “stealing” the mandate of people using…

World
14 million to lose insurance 14 million to lose insurance

WASHINGTON: An estimated 14 million people would lose insurance coverage in 2018 under the new Republican healthcare plan, according to a budget analysis, reports BBC.   The long-awaited…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Ali Raj Happy birthday, Ali Raj

Famous Bangladeshi film actor Ali Raj turns 60 years today. He was born on 15 March, 1957 in Sirajganj.       Today’s Ali Raj made his entry to the media through…

Winner
A look back ahead of Tigers’ Centenary Test A look back ahead of Tigers’ Centenary Test

Bangladesh Cricket Team will step toward a milestone of playing their historic 100th Test match in the 2nd Test of the two-match Joy Bangla Cup Series taking on hosts Sri Lanka at P Sara Oval in Colombo,…

My Districts
Cultivation of drought-tolerant crops stressed Cultivation of drought-tolerant
crops stressed

RAJSHAHI: Emphasis should be given to the cultivation of drought-tolerant crops instead of depending on only Irri-Boro farming in Barind area to lessen the gradually mounting pressure on underground…

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‘Hard-hitting’ journalist slain in Philippines ‘Hard-hitting’ journalist slain
in Philippines

MANILA: Gunmen have shot dead a controversial newspaper columnist in the Philippines, media groups said Tuesday, marking the latest journalist death in one of the world’s most dangerous nations…

Business
DCCI seeks single-digit-interest loan for SME sector DCCI seeks single-digit-interest loan for SME sector

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)  has requested the central bank to offer single-digit-loan facility for the small and medium entrepreneurs utilising the idle fund raised in the banking…

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