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Ukraine warns of emergency blackouts after more missile hits

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Ukraine warned there would be emergency blackouts once again in several regions as it repaired damage from missile attacks it said destroyed homes and knocked out power, while Moscow ... Read More


PM asks BCL to give befitting reply to propaganda against AL on social media

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina has asked Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders and activists to give a befitting reply to propaganda against AL on soci... Read More


EC sets January 4 for Gaibandha-5 by-polls

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The Election Commission has set January 4 for the second attempt at the Gaibandha-5 parliamentary by-polls, which was suspended hours after voting started over numerous irregularities... Read More


Lottery date for public secondary school admissions pushed back to December 12

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The schedule of the digital lottery for admissions to public secondary schools has been changed for students from the 2023 academic year to December 12. The lottery will be held at t... Read More


Train rams into autorickshaw in Cumilla, killing four

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Four people have died after a train rammed into an autorickshaw at an unguarded level crossing in Cumilla's Laksam. The incident took place in the South Khila Tuguria area of the upa... Read More


South Korea coach Paulo Bento steps down after Brazil defeat

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Paulo Bento announced that he is standing down as coach of South Korea following their 4-1 World Cup last 16 defeat by Brazil on Monday but said the decision had been made months ago ... Read More


Malaysia's new PM Anwar says his govt to review plans for 5G network

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Malaysia's newly appointed Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said on Monday his administration will review a plan for a state-owned 5G network introduced by a previous government, as it wa... Read More


Beijing drops Covid testing burden with wider easing eyed

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- People in China's capital Beijing on Tuesday were allowed to enter supermarkets, offices and airports without having to show negative Covid tests, the latest in a mix of easing steps ... Read More


In search of new growth models

Dhaka, Dec. 5 -- A study paper presented by two World Bank economists at the annual development conference of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) has found that the economic models ... Read More


BB opens liquidity support to Islamic banks

Dhaka, Dec. 5 -- Bangladesh Bank has opened short-term liquidity support to the Islamic banks that have been hit by withdrawal pressure amid a barrage of reports on suspicious lending. To aid liquidi... Read More