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Classified loans cross Tk 1.1trn By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 11th July, 2017, 00:00

Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed a list of the country’s top 100 loan defaulters in Parliament on Monday and said the classified loans in banks and other financial institutions stood at Tk…

Classified loans 
cross Tk 1.1trn

Biman fails as authority, businesses suffer

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the sole authority of cargo and ground handling at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital, is failing to properly carry out the job, thus harming the…


Estimating the costs of SDGs implementation

The SDG Need Assessment and Financing Strategy for Bangladesh was prepared by the General Economics Division (GED) of Bangladesh Planning Commission to provide a full-blown study of the estimation…


World Population Day today

Population control activities in the country have virtually nosedived due to inaction of the National Population Council (NPC), leaving the vital national task to the couples’ discretion.…

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Local, int’l cos interested in LNG-based power plants Local, int’l cos interested in LNG-based power plants

Over half a dozen of local and international companies are expressing their interests to set up LNG based power plants having combined capacity to generate 9483MW of electricity under unsolicited deals,…

Metropolis
PM for ensuring reproductive healthcare at grassroots PM for ensuring reproductive 
healthcare at grassroots

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called upon all concerned to ensure the optimum utilization of service infrastructures at grassroots in the case of reproductive healthcare, family planning,…

Sun Extra
BAU approves Tk 282.42cr budget BAU approves Tk 282.42cr budget

The syndicate of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) approved the annual budget of Tk 282.42 crore for the fiscal year 2017-18. The budget was passed in the 312th syndicate meeting…

Editorial
Ordeal of Domestic Child Workers Ordeal of Domestic
Child Workers

The wife of an army officer was prosecuted on July 2, for allegedly torturing their domestic help on June 30 at their apartment at the Mirpur Defence Officers’ Housing Society in the capital.…

News & Newsmaker
‘Forest Man of Bangladesh’ planted a tree a day in lifetime ‘Forest Man of Bangladesh’ planted a tree a day in lifetime

They say that one man can’t make a difference, but Abdul Samad Sheikh, a 60-year-old rickshaw driver from Bangladesh, is a living proof that small contributions over a long period of time…

World
Iraqi forces push to clear last pockets of IS in Mosul Iraqi forces push to clear last pockets
of IS in Mosul

MOSUL: Iraqi forces fought to eliminate the last pockets of Islamic State group resistance in Mosul on Monday after the premier visited the devastated city to congratulate troops on securing victory,…

Culturetainment
Amit paints plucky picture of Altaf in biopic Amit paints plucky picture of Altaf in biopic

Indian Bengali writer Amit Goswami has painted a heroic picture of martyr intellectual Shahid Altaf Mahmud in his new biopic novel titled Altaf. The prolific writer has brought the guerrilla…

Winner
Tigers training on ahead of Australia series Tigers training on ahead of Australia series

The players of Bangladesh National Cricket Team began their training camp on Monday ahead of Test series against Australia and their upcoming tour of South Africa in September-October at the Sher-e-Bangla…

My Districts
Poor people urged to take part in skill dev training Poor people urged to take part in skill dev training

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a workshop here urged all stakeholders to motivate and encourage the poor people to skill development training for improving their living and livelihood condition, reports BSS.…

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S Korea to build ‘comfort women’ museum in Seoul S Korea to build ‘comfort women’ museum in Seoul

SEOUL: South Korea intends to build a museum in memory of wartime sex slaves for Japanese troops, a government minister said Monday, re-igniting perennial tensions in the two neighbours’ relationship,…

Business
New VAT law crash-lands: CPD New VAT law crash-lands: CPD

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) fears that the government’s resource mobilisation plan for the current fiscal year might face a setback following suspension of the new Vat law for the next two…

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