2 killed as lorry plunges into Faridpur ditch

Faridpur, July 20 -- Two people were killed and three others injured as a lorry fell into a ditch at Shibrampur in sadar upazila on Dhaka-Khulna highway on Saturday morning. The identities of the dec... Read More

Choice is not for rice alone

Bangladesh, July 20 -- It is an interesting observation that, even in rural areas, the per capita consumption of rice has gone down. Well, that could have happened due to the lack of the purchasing po... Read More

Making the most of BSCIC estates

Bangladesh, July 20 -- It indeed appears strange that despite scarcity of land for industrial use, nearly 1,000 industrial plots of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are lyin... Read More


Bangladesh, July 20 -- The candidates in the 2020 US presidential race are proposing an array of economic policies frequently described as either free-market or socialist. These labels often confuse t... Read More

Workshop 'Youth Leadership Conclave' Aug 03

Bangladesh, July 20 -- A daylong workshop on 'Youth Leadership Conclave' will be held at Bishwa Shahitto Kendra in the city on August 03, said a press release. Communication firm Ra'dia Inc in associ... Read More

British tanker: Indians among 23 crew members on board

Tehran, July 20 -- Tensions in the Gulf region simmered after Iran said that it has seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, hours after rubbishing claims of US Navy downing an I... Read More

Farm distress: Over 450 farmers committed suicide in Marathwada in past six months

Aurangabad, July 20 -- Altogether 458 distressed and panic stricken farmers from eight districts of the backward Marathwada region in Maharashtra have allegedly committed suicide by different means be... Read More

AP Cabinet approves YSR Navodayam scheme for MSMEs

Vijaywada, July 20 -- To promote Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Andhra Pradesh State Cabinet has cleared a proposal to launch a scheme titled YSR Navodayam. The Cabinet met under t... Read More

'Specialised lab to be set up at every university'

Bangladesh, July 20 -- State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak said on Friday specialised laboratory will be set up at every university in the country to make the youth competent to cope wi... Read More

RAB nab 13 human traffickers in city, Keraniganj

Bangladesh, July 20 -- Thirteen members of a human trafficking gang, including two Rohingya people, were arrested by the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from different parts of the city and Ke... Read More