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High production cost discourages Aman farming By Other | Last Updated: 3rd September, 2019, 00:00

At a time when the country has become self-sufficient in food, high production cost is discouraging many farmers to cultivate Aman this season. Prices of different agricultural inputs are set…

High production cost discourages Aman farming

New law to move ‘idle money’ to national exchequer

The government has formulated a new law to move “idle money” lying with the state-run autonomous and semi-government bodies to the national exchequer for use in development works, a top…


Mobile phones banned in Rohingya camps

The government has decided to ban mobile phones at Rohingya camps within a week to control law and order in vast span of shelters following the mass rally of displaced Myanmarese citizens raising security…


Bangladesh tops GDP growth globally

Bangladesh attained the world’s highest GDP growth rate over the last 10 years since 2009, according to a recently released Spectator Index. Bangladesh has topped the growth in Gross Domestic…

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6,500 citizens call ACC daily 6,500 citizens call ACC daily

Thousands of people call the Anti-Corruption Commission every day, asking the watchdog to take measures against the pandemic corruption they come across. Insiders say the commission receives…

Metropolis
Residences, businesses fined Tk 90000 Residences, businesses fined Tk 90000

Several residences and business firms in the capital were fined Tk 136000 on various charges in anti-mosquito drives on Monday.   The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the Dhaka…

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‘Stop conspiracy over Rohingya issue’ ‘Stop conspiracy over Rohingya issue’

Ruling Awami League (AL) Presidium Member and spokesperson of 14-party alliance Mohammed Nasim on Monday urged the political parties involved in hatching conspiracy over Rohingya issue to stop their…

Editorial
Anatomy of BNP’s Wrong Politics Anatomy of BNP’s Wrong Politics

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was established on 1 September in 1978. According to the recorded history, this party was born secretly in the cantonment area by the army general grabbing power…

Business
Power plants want tax, VAT exemption on coal import Power plants want tax, VAT exemption on coal import

The country’s coal-fired power plants demanded exemption of tax and VAT on import of coals to feed the 18 large power plants with a view to reducing the overall generation cost. The coal-based…

Tours & Travels
Shalban Vihara, a unique religious tourism site Shalban Vihara, a unique religious tourism site

Bangladesh is a heartland of many renowned Buddhist heritage sites. In Bangladesh, some discoveries have been made on Buddhism, which are very significant. Shalban Viahara in Cumilla is one of the…

Asia
HK students boycott classes as China warns ‘end is coming’ HK students boycott classes as China warns ‘end is coming’

HONG KONG: Thousands of black-clad students rallied in central Hong Kong Monday at the start of a two-week university boycott, piling pressure on the city’s leaders to resolve months of increasingly…

World
Johnson threatens Brexit purge in pivotal week Johnson threatens Brexit purge in pivotal week

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who try to block a no-deal divorce with the…

Culturetainment
Mahanayak Uttam Kumar’s 93rd birth anniv today Mahanayak Uttam Kumar’s 93rd birth anniv today

Legendary Bengali film actor Uttam Kumar’s 93rd birthday will be observed today. To mark the day in a befitting manner, socio-cultural organisations arranged elaborate programmes in Bangladesh…

Winner
I am not overconfident, says Nayeem I am not overconfident, says Nayeem

Bangladesh National Cricket Team off-spinner Nayeem Hasan is quite confident that he can carry his HP team form to the national team when Bangladesh take on Afghanistan in the one-off Test match, starting…

My Districts
Divorce rate marks a sharp rise in Khulna Divorce rate marks a sharp rise in Khulna

KHULNA: The Khulna City Corporation (KCC) recorded some 14,088 cases of divorce in nine and a half years till July last, showing a sharp rise in marriage termination. The degradation of family…

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Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions

KIRYAT SHMONA: Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border after a week of rising tensions, sparking fears of an escalation and prompting concern from world powers, reports AFP.…

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