IUJA gets new body

Humayun Kabir Jibon of New Age and Irfan Mahmud Rana of Kholakagoj were elected as the President and General Secretary

Action against Snakebite

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh As global momentum to tackle snakebite envenoming grows, immediate action across the WHO South-East Asia Region

Caritas helping cyclone victims

Caritas is working with Bangladesh authorities in offering aid to tens of thousands of people left homeless by Cyclone Roanu.

Kuwait once again bans BD workers

Kuwait has reintroduced a ban on recruitment of workers from Bangladesh after months from reopening it under certain controls. The

UCB, Robi sign corporate deal

United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) and Robi have signed a corporate agreement recently. This comprehensive agreement paves the way for

DCCI hails budget

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today hailed several proposals of the national budget for fiscal 2018-19 (FY19), but

BGMEA urges govt to revise tax on sources

Terming some initiatives of the national budget for fiscal 2016-17 as encouraging for industrialization, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Bangladesh

Much awaited Padma Bridge only 300 meters away

With the installation of 39th span today, only 300 meters will remain in hand to complete a 6,150-meter or 6.15 kilometers long much awaited Padma multipurpose Bridge. The span was installed over the pillars no.

Newspapers, TV channels need approval to go online

To run their online news portals, newspapers, television channels and radio stations will need government approval as per the draft amendment of online media policy that was approved at the Cabinet meeting today. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, endorsed the National Online Media Policy 2017 (Amendment 2020), incorporating some new provisions, reports


International

Saudi crown prince Salman invited to join Mujib year celebration

Dhaka has invited Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman to visit here to attend final celebration of birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in next March or to join the celebration of Bangladesh’s 50 years independence. Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen made the

American dream at stake 

This is in fact the picture of the situation in the United States of America, but the decision will be decided after the election in November this year followed by votes by the electoral college as well. The electoral college consists of 538 electors while majority of 270 electoral votes decides

Editorial

Op-ed

    New dawn arrives in America  

    With more than 74 million votes goes in favor of president elect Joe Biden. None received so many votes than Joe Biden in

    Latifur Rahman

    Latifur Rahman, Chairman of Transcom Group was the founding member and Vice President of ICC Bangladesh and founding Vice President of Bangladesh International

Economy

Human Rights

Share Market Update

Price fall drives stocks down.

CSE AGM held.

BASIC Bank holds its 31st AGM.

CSE reappoints Shamsur as CRO.

Jamuna Bank’s 19th AGM held.

PBL 37th AGM held.

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