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Stocks tumble amid fear of political chaos By Other | Last Updated: 6th February, 2018, 00:00

Stocks plunged for the fifth day in a row on Monday mainly due to panic sales driven by rumours of political instability and fear of liquidity shortage following the central bank’s directive…

Stocks tumble amid fear of political chaos

No legal step yet against RCBC

Bangladesh is yet to file any case against the Philippines’ Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), which illegally transferred the fund stolen from Bangladesh Bank account in the US though…


It’s a great concern to Switzerland

Swiss President Alain Berset said on Monday that the situation of Rohingya refugees is a great concern to his country. Switzerland praised Bangladesh government and its people for providing…


2 new pvt power plants may get nod

The government may allow two new private power plants having a combined generation capacity of 1,520 megawatts and extend the contract with a 34.50MW unit for three years. The new units are…

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PA allocation in RADP may see Tk 5,000cr cut PA allocation in RADP 
may see Tk 5,000cr cut

The share of project aid in the current fiscal’s ADP is going to see a large cut as the implementing agencies could not cope with the hefty allocation even after a rebound in aid utilisation.…

Metropolis
‘Padma Bridge opens to traffic mid-2019’ ‘Padma Bridge opens 
to traffic mid-2019’

Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said the mega Padma Bridge will be ready for movement of vehicles from June, 2019, reports BSS. “Definitely, the Padma Bridge will be ready for movement…

Sun Extra
Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at trial Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at trial

BRUSSELS: The only surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, refused to answer questions on Monday as he went on trial in Brussels over a bloody shootout with police that led to…

Editorial
Politics of BNP: ‘Wrong, Everything Is Wrong’ Politics of BNP: ‘Wrong, Everything Is Wrong’

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has removed section 7 of their party`s constitution. As per the section, ‘persons stated below will be considered as disqualified for the membership in…

Business
Bangladesh’s economic freedom rank unchanged Bangladesh’s economic 
freedom rank unchanged

The country’s global economic freedom ranking remained unchanged at 128th position out of 180 countries in 2018, said a US conservative think-tank Heritage Foundation. Bangladesh’s…

News & Newsmaker
Stifling of sneeze is dangerous Stifling of sneeze is dangerous

In a report released on Tuesday, the journal BMJ Case Reports detailed the bizarre and somewhat frightening case of a 34-year-old British man who ruptured his throat by suppressing a particularly powerful…

Asia
Mehbooba govt wants resumption of Indo-Pak peace process Mehbooba govt wants resumption 
of Indo-Pak peace process

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday batted strongly for the resumption of a ‘peace and reconciliation process’ between India and Pakistan as the issue of repeated ceasefire…

World
US Congress gridlocked as budget, immigration deadlines loom US Congress gridlocked as budget, immigration deadlines loom

WASHINGTON: Bitterly divided US lawmakers return this week to face a shrinking window for reaching deals on immigration, federal spending and the debt, as Republican infighting swirls and President…

Culturetainment
Shesher Kobita to be staged at Shilpkala today Shesher Kobita to be staged at Shilpkala today

Prangone Mor will stage Shesher Kobita, a much-acclaimed romantic play of Tagore, at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7:00pm today. The special show of the play…

Winner
Jamal stumble as Arambagh earn final berth Jamal stumble as Arambagh earn final berth

A late strike from Arambagh Krira Sangha forward Jewel claimed their place in the final of the Independence Cup football tournament as they defeated Lt Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd by 1-0 goal in…

My Districts
Turkey farming gets popular in Rajshahi Turkey farming gets popular in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Turkey birds farming is gradually gaining popularity in the region as it is more profitable than other poultry farms along with low farming costs, taking less space for rearing the birds…

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83 killed in ‘war on children’ across Mideast: UN 83 killed in ‘war on children’ across Mideast: UN

AMMAN:  At least 83 children were killed in Middle East war zones in January, most of them in Syria, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said Monday, vowing their voices “will never be…

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