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Bangladesh, the 2020 pacesetter?

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- It is not always on the dot, but the Economist's "The world in numbers" issue for the forthcoming year that is typically published in the folding year's December garners a fair ... Read More


Rejuvenating stock market: PM's six-point directive

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- In the backdrop of continuous fall in the country's stock market, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held a meeting with the chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commiss... Read More


Edn spending for richest children disproportionately high in BD

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Public education resources spent in Bangladesh for children in the richest households remains much higher than that of the poorest households, finds a study by the UNICEF. "In ... Read More


NU reschedules honours 4th year exam of 2018

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The National University (NU) authorities have rescheduled an examination of 4th year Honours of 2018 due to unavoidable circumstance. The exam of 4th year Honours of 2018 was s... Read More


Four to die for killing city schoolboy

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- A Dhaka Court on Monday sentenced four people, including a couple, to death for their involvement in the killing of an eighth grader in Kamrangirchar area of the capital in 2012... Read More


Police can't avoid responsibility for custodial death: DMP

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Mohammad Shafiqul Islam on Monday said the police cannot avoid responsibility if any accused dies in their custody. The DMP Commiss... Read More


Prothom Alo editor gets HC bail for four weeks

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The High Court (HC) on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Bangla daily Prothom Alo editor and publisher Matiur Rahman for four weeks in the case filed in connection with the de... Read More


HC stays pry teacher recruitment test results of 14 districts

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The High Court on Monday stayed for six months the final results of the assistant teacher recruitment process of the government primary schools of 14 districts published on Dece... Read More


About 5.4m new voters: EC

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Bangladesh has got about 5.4 million new voters after its 2018 general election, according to the draft updated electoral rolls revealed by the Election Commission on Monday. T... Read More


Only a few public buses will run on polls day

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Sunday a limited number of public buses will be allowed to ply the streets of the capital city on February 01, the DSCC and DNCC election ... Read More