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Indian gangster Vikas Dubey killed in encounter in Kanpur

Dhaka, July 10 -- The encounter between Dubey and the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) broke out when the gangster tried to escape upon reaching Kanpur. Vikas suffered a few bullet shots and lat... Read More


Italy bans arrivals from Bangladesh until Oct 5 amid coronavirus clearance scandal

Dhaka, July 10 -- Passengers are not allowed to travel to Italy from Bangladesh irrespective of any nationality and transit where the flight originates from Bangladesh, according to a notice issued on... Read More


Former Bangladesh home minister Sahara Khatun MP dies at Bangkok aged 77

Dhaka, July 10 -- The MP from Dhaka-18 breathed her last at 11:25pm BdST on Thursday, said her aide and relative Anisur Rahman, who was accompanying her there. Party chief Prime Minister Sheikh Hasin... Read More


Bangladesh mulls resuming sports ensuring compliance with health protocols

Dhaka, July 10 -- State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell hinted at this development in an emergency meeting at the ministry on Thursday. "We want to resume the domestic games which r... Read More


How Bangladesh can borrow money from its forex reserves to fund development projects

Dhaka, July 9 -- Launching a sovereign wealth fund can be a potential way for the government to borrow the money to fund development projects, according to the experts. They say the government must b... Read More


IUB organises online orientation workshop for faculty members

Dhaka, July 9 -- Over 500 fulltime and adjunct faculty members took part in the workshop recently, the private institution said in a statement on Wednesday. Professor Milan Pagon, acting Vice Chancel... Read More


US to provide $7m in food assistance to Dhaka slum dwellers in pandemic

Dhaka, July 9 -- The US embassy along with World Food Programme or WFP launched the life-saving assistance funding at a virtual event in Dhaka on Wednesday, according to a statement. The US governmen... Read More


Health Directorate faces order to explain Regent Hospital scam

Dhaka, July 9 -- The director general of the Directorate General of Health Services has been asked to explain the matter in a letter signed by Senior Assistant Secretary Umme Habiba of the Health Serv... Read More


PRAN-RFL founder Amjad Khan Chowdhury's death anniversary on Wednesday

Dhaka, July 8 -- PRAN-RFL will organise a Milad and Doa Mahfil at its head office in Dhaka and in other factories across the country, the company said in a statement. Chowdhury died in the US on Jul ... Read More


Bangladesh eases more curbs to lure investors shying away from China

Dhaka, July 8 -- "Up until now foreign investors could take dividends to their own countries with some restrictions. From now on, they can keep the money in foreign currency accounts and take it to an... Read More