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‘We’re beaten mercilessly’

Until Sunday night, the sidewalks in front of the Jatiya Press Club were teeming with protesters pressing their demands for various causes, but since yesterday morning the area has been deserted.…

Fresh crisis over Covid testing

A few RT-PCR machines, used for Covid-19 testing, remained out of order at a time when coronavirus cases are on the rise with the advent of winter. Experts said the number of daily tests was…

‘Time to heal’

President-elect Joe Biden declared it was "time to heal" a deeply divided America in his first speech after winning in a bitter election, even as President Donald Trump refused to concede and pressed…

Hilsa ban: 5 injured in attack during drive in Bhola

Five people, including an officer of local Fisheries and Livestock Department, were injured in an alleged attack by fishermen at Ilisha Bongerchar in Bhola early today during a drive to protect hilsa.…

Covid-19 deaths cross 6,000 mark

Twenty one people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today. The total number of…

No conspiracy can remove AL from power: PM

Referring to some conspiracies, including the incidents of BDR carnage and Hefazat's so-called movement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said no conspiracy could remove Awami League from power as…

Exports drop on faltering recovery of apparel

Bangladesh's merchandise exports declined 4.08 per cent year-on-year to $2.94 billion in October because of the faltering recovery of garment shipment from the coronavirus pandemic, official data…

Stocks extend upbeat

Country’s both the bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) continued winning streak as optimistic investors maintained their buying appetite. DSE extended gaining…

Rome to accept stranded Bangladeshi expats in Doha

Rome has decided to accept the Bangladeshi expatriates with valid stay permit of Italy who have been stranded in Doha on their way to the European nation. The Italian foreign ministry has already…

Govt fixes potato price at Tk 35 per kg

In the wake of spiral price hike of potato, the government has re-fixed the potato price at Taka 35 per kilogram at retail level. “With the approval from the Ministry of Agriculture and as per the…

DU decides not to hold online admission tests

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities decided to curtail admission test marks, hold division-wise tests and not to hold online admission tests for the 2020-2021 academic session. The decision was…

Sabnam Faria in a web-series

Sabnam Faria will be seen in the upcoming web-series Bilap. The production house behind Mission Extreme, Cop Creations, will be producing this. Regarding this, Sabnam Faria said, "This is a very…

Dhaka ranks worst in air quality index

Dhaka, one the most polluted cities in the world, ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning, reports UNB. It had a score of 188 at 10:24am. The air was classified as…