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Dhaka, ADB pledge 'special actions' to speed up economic recovery

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday agreed to undertake a slew of 'special actions' in order to expedite the implementation of ADB-assisted projects in this... Read More


Montu-led Gonoforum warns to take action against Dr Kamal

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- A faction of Gonoforum leaders, led by its former general secretary Mostafa Mohsin Montu, on Wednesday warned of taking organisational action against party president Dr Kamal Ho... Read More


Cabinet body okays 7 proposals including import of 80,000 MTs urea fertilizer

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved seven procurement proposals worth of Tk 474.12 crore including 80,000 metric tons of urea fertilizer at Tk 174.09 ... Read More


Parliament to go into special session Nov 8 marking Mujib Borsho

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Parliament will go into a special session (10th session of the current parliament) on November 8 for the first time in its history marking the Mujib Borsho on the occasion of th... Read More


Mujib Borsha: Parliament goes into special session Nov 8

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Parliament will go into a special session (10th session of the current parliament) on November 8, marking the Mujib Borsha. The Mujib Borsha marks the birth centenary of Father... Read More


All BJMC jute mill workers to get arrears within Nov: Minister

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will get their arrears within November, assured Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Wednesday. The Minister confirme... Read More


Fire breaks out at Chandni Chowk Market in city

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- A fire broke out at the Chandni Chowk Market near Nilkhet area in the capital on Wednesday. The fire broke out at 1:25pm on the ground floor of the market, said Lima Khanam, Du... Read More


Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers from Covid-19 fallout

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- 19 crisis has hit the garment sector in the Asia-Pacific region hard, with plummeting retail sales in key export markets affecting workers and enterprises throughout supply chai... Read More


HC rejects bail petitions of ex-AL leaders Enu, Rupon

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- The High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of former Awami League (AL) leaders Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption... Read More


AL candidates win Khulna, Dinajpur, Sirajganj

Bangladesh, Oct. 21 -- Three Awami League (AL) candidates have won the by-polls in Dinajpur, Sirajganj and Khulna. The election results came out on Wednesday morning. Unofficial election results avai... Read More