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PM calls for more Indian investment By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 11th April, 2017, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited more Indian investment, especially in infrastructure projects, power and energy, manufacturing and transport sectors. She made the call while…

PM calls for more Indian investment

Loan conditions to remain tough

The fresh $4.5 billion line of credit (LoC) that India has announced will carry the same stringent conditions as the two previous credit lines that the close-door neighbour had extended to Bangladesh…


‘Timely execution vital for optimum outcomes’

Proper and timely implementation of the new deals signed with India will ensure the optimum benefits for Bangladesh from the bilateral agreements, experts said. They also said the deals…


Manpower crisis hits polytechnic instts

The state-run polytechnic institutions are facing difficulty in maintaining the quality of education due to an acute shortage of manpower, forcing the teachers and staff to work for second shifts.…

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4 problematic rental plants may get extension 4 problematic rental plants 
may get extension

The government is likely to renew its contracts with four problematic rental power plants for another five years though the private plants still owe the authorities Tk 671 crore in demurrage fees.…

Metropolis
Dhaka, Delhi for early finalisation of reports on BCIM-EC Study Group Dhaka, Delhi for early finalisation of reports on BCIM-EC Study Group

Bangladesh and India want to see “stronger cooperation and coordination” among members of Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC) Study Group to finalise a concrete reports…

Sun Extra
Tree plantation campaign held Tree plantation campaign held

A tree plantation programme titled ‘Protecting the Environment and Tree Plantation Campaign’ was held on Monday at Adamjee Cantonment Public School Premises in Dhaka Cantonment, reports…

Editorial
Reimagining the Colonial Bengal Presidency Template (Concluding Part) Reimagining the Colonial Bengal
Presidency Template (Concluding Part)

While in most other regional groupings, whether European, Southern African or Southeast Asian models, motor vehicles of one member country can trundle across borders freely carrying goods, peoples…

Tours & Travels
Travel to Nafakhum Travel to Nafakhum

Bangladesh is the land of diversified beauty. But you need to learn the secret of grasping splendour where patience is the key. Thanchi, the outmost part of Bandarban district of Chittagong Hill Tracts…

Asia
China holds N Korea nuke talks with South as US mulls options China holds N Korea nuke talks with South as US mulls options

SEOUL:  China has agreed to “strong” new measures to punish North Korea if it carries out a nuclear test, Seoul said Monday after the US signalled it may act to shut down Pyongyang’s…

World
We’ll respond with force if red lines crossed in Syria again We’ll respond with force if red lines crossed in Syria again

Russia and Iran have warned the US they will “respond with force” if their own “red lines” are crossed in Syria, reports Independent.uk.com. Following Friday’s…

Culturetainment
Kamal Ahmed enthralls audience at Nat’l Museum Kamal Ahmed enthralls audience at Nat’l Museum

Prominent Rabindra Sangeet singer Kamal Ahmed enthralled the audience at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the Bangladesh National Museum at Shahbagh in the capital on Sunday at 6 PM.  …

Winner
Tamim, Miraz, Taijul join Mohammedan Tamim, Miraz, Taijul  join Mohammedan

The ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL) 2017 transfers came alive yesterday when Mohammedan Sporting Club, one of the superpowers in Club Cricket of Bangladesh, pulled off big surprise for their supporters…

My Districts
12 rural women receive entrepreneurship loan in Rajshahi 12 rural women receive entrepreneurship loan in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Some twelve rural women received entrepreneurship loan in a bid to improve their living and livelihood condition after best use of the borrowed money, reports BSS. Local Principal…

Business
Importers want duty benefits for hybrid car Importers want duty benefits for hybrid car

Reconditioned vehicle dealers and importers have sought special duty benefits for hybrid car import in the budget for fiscal year 2017-18. They also demanded 35 percent trade discount…

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