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India, agree to ensure disengagement of troops...
NF DESK: NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to “ensure complete disengagement of the troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and de-escalation from India-China border areas for full restoration of peace and tranquility”. The agreement came as National Security Adviser of India... More detail
Ecnec approves Tk 2,744 cr for 9 projects
NF DESK: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) Monday approved a total of nine projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 2,744.44 crore including one for dredging Dhepa and Gorveswari River with Taka 327.27 crore. The approval came from the first Ecnec... More detail
PM commissions warship ‘Sangram’
NEWS FLASH DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh Navy needs to be further strengthened with modern technology-based knowledge to protect the country's vast sea area and its resources. She was commissioning a warship "BNS Sangram" from her official residence Gono... More detail
Bumper summer vegetables output likely in Khulna...
Khulna Correspondent: After achieving a bountiful output of winter vegetables during the just-ended Rabi season, the farmers are expecting a bumper production of summer vegetables during this Kharif-1 season in Khulna agriculture region. Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension... More detail
375 expatriate Bangladeshis die of corona in KSA
NF Reporter: A total of 375 expatriate Bangladeshis, including four doctors, have so far died of coronavirus or with its symptom in Saudi Arabia since the outbreak of the pandemic, said Bangladesh ambassador in Riyad Golam Moshi today. Disclosing the Bangladeshi death toll in Saudi Arabia,... More detail
Global virus death toll passes 450,000
NEWS FLASH DESK: The novel coronavirus has killed at least 450,386 people since the outbreak began in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP as of 1900 GMT on Thursday. At least 8,410,400 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and... More detail
Bangladesh corona cases cross 1lac
NEWS FLASH DESK: Bangladesh today exceeded 1,00000 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as 3803 more people tested positive overnight. “The tally of infections has surged to 1,02292 after 3803 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the past 24 hours,” DGHS Additional Director General Prof Nasima... More detail
WHO eyes hundreds of millions of COVID-19...
NEWS FLASH DESK: The World Health Organization said Thursday that a few hundred million COVID-19 vaccine doses could be produced by the end of the year — and be targeted at those most vulnerable to the virus. The UN health agency said it was working on that assumption, with a view to two... More detail
Riyad agrees with Dhaka to bring back...
Diplomatic Crrespondent The Saudi Arabian government has agreed with Dhaka’s decision to bring back Bangladeshi expatriate workers here in phases so that they can be put under quarantine upon return, if required. Saudi foreign minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud agreed with the decision... More detail
Online mango trading gains momentum in Rajshahi
Rajshahi Correspondent: Trading of mango through online has gained a peak everywhere in the region benefitting both the sellers and buyers despite the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Business on online platforms has gained popularity to reach the mangoes towards doorsteps of the... More detail
New Zealand reports first new virus cases in 25...
NEWS FLASH DESK: New Zealand reported two cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, ending a three-and-a-half week spell without any fresh infections, health authorities said. Both the new patients were recent arrivals from the United Kingdom, the health ministry said. “The ministry can confirm today... More detail
Have confidence Bangladesh won’t accept defeat...
NEWS FLASH DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon people to have confidence and trust that Bangladesh wouldn’t bow down to anything like the COVID-19 pandemic. “I talk to people time and again using the digital platform amid the corona situation as I want people to keep... More detail
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Regular banking activities from Sunday

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Home Business News Bourses to reopen on Sunday

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Ecnec approves Tk 2,744 cr for 9 projects

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Bumper summer vegetables output likely in Khulna region

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4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah

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SEMINAR ON DEFENCE EQUIPMENT - 2020

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PM hopeful of meeting global buyers’ orders on RMG

PM hopeful of meeting global buyers’ orders on RMG NEWS FLASH DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday expressed firm optimism that Bangladesh could fulfill the orders of the readymade garment...

Regular banking activities from Sunday

Regular banking activities from Sunday NF Reporter: Bangladesh Bank (BB) has instructed all banks to conduct normal banking activities from Sunday maintaining the social distancing an...

Home Business News Bourses to reopen on Sunday

Home Business News Bourses to reopen on Sunday NF Reporter: The country’s two bourses will resume trading and settlement on Sunday in line with the government decision of ending the around two-m...

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Bangabandhu-I to connect maritime, 90 thousands river vessels

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Google puts up doodle to mark Bangladesh’s Independence Day

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Shakib wants rest to regain strength, enhance focus

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