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Govt working on universal pension scheme By Other | Last Updated: 7th November, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh has to introduce a universal pension scheme for all its citizens as part of its efforts to fulfil the vision of becoming a modern middle-income country, economic analysts opined at a dialogue…

Govt working on universal pension scheme

BNP divided over Tarique’s leadership, ‘split’ imminent

The crisis-hit opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is now under a fresh challenge as aggrieved senior leaders, unhappy with the party’s acting chairman Tarique Rahman, were resigning…


Fraud, tax dodging by NDE Ready Mix

In a surprise drive on Wednesday by the authorities concerned it was found that NDE Ready Mix, which is one of the concrete makers of the country, has resorted to fraud and dodged tax worth of at least…


Tigers eyeing history

Confident-looking Bangladesh will take on India in the second game of the three-match T20I series in Rajkot today with the aim of making a history in the short-format cricket. The exciting match…

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No more industries on arable land: PM No more industries on arable land: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday reiterated her government’s stance on not setting up industries by destroying arable land. “We have set up 100 economic zones so that the…

Metropolis
Utilize youths to achieve SDGs, says Speaker Utilize youths to achieve SDGs, says Speaker

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday called for paving ways to the youth to play their roles for achieving the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…

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‘Ensure efficiency of UN Peacekeeping operations’ ‘Ensure efficiency of UN Peacekeeping operations’

Lawmaker Golam Faruk Khandakar Prince, also Parliamentary Standing Committee member on the Foreign Affairs Ministry, on Monday urged the United Nations (UN) to do more to ensure the efficiency and…

Editorial
Onion Episode Onion Episode

Supply and demand, the two opposite forces with reference to price and quantity interact to settle at a point that economist dub as equilibrium price. Leftward shifts of the supply curve represent…

Business
Cell-phone operators lobby for changes of conditions Cell-phone operators lobby for changes of conditions

Mobile phone operators including Robi have started lobbying the government seeking scrap of some terms of the proposed unified telecom licence. If the changes are made in the draft, it will…

Education
Smart teaching with interactive whiteboard Smart teaching with interactive whiteboard

Along with the teaching experience in a prominent middle school in the US, I have also gathered some wonderful teaching strategies through visiting a few schools and two universities. Especially, their…

World
Democrats make election gains in blow for Trump Democrats make election gains in blow for Trump

WASHINGTON: US Democrats have made gains in state elections, in what is being seen as a blow to President Donald Trump, reports BBC. Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory in Kentucky’s…

Culturetainment
Dhaka Lit Fest begins today Dhaka Lit Fest begins today

The ninth edition of Dhaka Lit Festival, the biggest international literary festival in Bangladesh, begins today on the premises of Bangla Academy in the capital. The inaugural ceremony of the…

Winner
Vettori is instrumental to my success, says Biplob Vettori is instrumental to my success, says Biplob

Since his first day at job, Bangladesh’s newly appointed spin consultant Daniel Vettori’s eyes were fixed on the young leg-spin prodigy Aminul Islam Biplob. The New Zealander spent…

My Districts
Quality seed vital to boosting crop production Quality seed vital to boosting crop production

RAJSHAHI: Agricultural extension officials and scientists opined that the farmers’ level crop production can easily be enhanced 15 to 20 percent on an average if they can avail the scopes of…

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India deploys security, social media monitors ahead of Babri mosque verdict India deploys security, social media monitors ahead of Babri mosque verdict

NEW DELHI: India has deployed thousands of additional security forces and roped in about 16,000 “digital volunteers” to sanitise social media of inflammatory posts ahead of a crucial Supreme…

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