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Prepare smart plans to fight ‘smart’ Aedes: Foreign experts By Other | Last Updated: 6th August, 2019, 00:00

A top official of neighbouring India’s City of Joy, Kolkata, and a World Health Organisation expert have asked Bangladesh to undertake around the year long-term anti-dengue smart schemes to tackle…

Prepare smart plans to fight ‘smart’ Aedes: Foreign experts

New strategies on cards to spur ADP execution

The government is going to set some strategies for the next fiscal year so that the whole money set aside for Annual Development Programme (ADP) is utilized. Planning Commission will discuss…


Banks offer higher inertest to attract deposit

Private commercial banks are offering higher interest rates to attract deposits to overcome the liquidity crunch. However, despite the promise of single-digit lending rates, most commercial…


India scraps special status for Kashmir

NEW DELHI:  In a landmark decision, the Indian government on Monday revoked Article 370, which provides special status for Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution…

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BR to spend Tk 85cr to repair nine locomotives BR to spend Tk 85cr to repair nine locomotives

The Railway authorities have taken an initiative to repair nine dead locomotives at a cost of Tk 85 crore. The Central Locomotive Workshop (CLF) on July 8 issued a letter to Chief Mechanical…

Metropolis
Keep vigil against conspiracy: Quader Keep vigil against conspiracy: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday called upon the leaders and activists of the party to keep vigil against conspiracy and build resistance against the defeated forces of 1971.…

Sun Extra
Walking this way burns three times more calories! Walking this way burns three times more calories!

If you want to shed the stubborn kilos, a crucial step is to get moving. In fact, a lot of people chose to simply start walking as a means to change their lifestyle and get in shape. Walking…

Editorial
Dengue Epidemic: Make Cities Mosquito-free Dengue Epidemic: Make Cities Mosquito-free

Dengue causes severe flu-like symptoms such as headaches and joint pains and is common across tropical and sub-tropical climates as it is spread by mosquitoes. Climate change is poised to increase…

Human Rights
Socio-political empowerment of women in Bangladesh Socio-political empowerment of women in Bangladesh

Half of Bangladesh’s population is women. According to the Bangladesh census report 2011, the ratio of men and women in Bangladesh is 103:100 and the total number of women is 7.47 crore whereas…

Business
Govt to formulate uniform power generation policy Govt to formulate uniform power generation policy

The government is going to formulate a uniform power generation policy, accommodating all existing policies in power sector under a single umbrella, to help develop an overall investment guideline. …

Asia
Clashes, travel chaos in Hong Kong as leader warns city nearly on brink Clashes, travel chaos in Hong Kong as leader warns city nearly on brink

HONG KONG: Hong Kong riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters for a third straight day Monday as the city’s leader warned the global financial hub was nearing a “very dangerous…

World
US mourns two deadly mass shootings US mourns two deadly mass shootings

EL PASO: The United States mourned on Sunday for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether President Donald Trump’s rhetoric was partly…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena observes Tagore’s 78th death anniversary today Cultural arena observes Tagore’s 78th death anniversary today

Cultural arena across the country will observe 78th death anniversary of Biswakobi Rabindranath Tagore today. Marking the day in a befitting manner, different social-cultural organisations,…

Winner
BCB may face legal complication ahead of BPL BCB may face legal complication ahead of BPL

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) may face legal complication ahead of the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) as they opted to start the second cycle of the tournament suddenly. The move…

My Districts
Meghna erosion wreaking havoc in Chandpur Meghna erosion wreaking havoc in Chandpur

CHANDPUR: Erosion by the Meghna river continues unabated in Harishava area in Puranbazar of the district town, forcing hundreds of people to transfer their belongings to safe areas on Sunday evening.…

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Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid ‘chaos’ Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid ‘chaos’

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged the United States to begin new arms talks after the collapse of a Cold War nuclear pact between the two world powers, reports AFP. “In…

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