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Dengue: 110 hospitalised in 24 hours

Dhaka, July 16 -- One hundred and ten dengue patients were hospitalised with dengue fever in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. Of the patients, 48 were hospitalised in Dhaka city, while the rest were ou... Read More


Bangladeshis' spending through credit cards drops by 9.89pc in May

Dhaka, July 16 -- Bangladeshi nationals spent Tk 4.56 billion through credit cards abroad in May - a 9.89 per cent fall compared to April, but the spending in the US and India has increased. Data pub... Read More


Healthcare accessibility in rural BD

Dhaka, July 16 -- Healthcare accessibility remains one of rural Bangladesh's most pressing and complex challenges. The country's rural population, which constitutes most of its populace, faces signifi... Read More


Thursday's HSC, equivalent exams postponed

Dhaka, July 16 -- Authorities have postponed the HSC and equivalent exams that were scheduled for Thursday. Professor Tapan Kumar Sarkar, President of the Bangladesh Inter-Education Board Coordinatio... Read More


BD's IsDB stake shrinks, raising risks for petroleum imports

Dhaka, July 16 -- Bangladesh's stake in the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has fallen due to an increase in the bank's special capital, sources said, as it consequently could make loan negotiations f... Read More


Corruption fight needs timetable, says TIB

Dhaka, July 16 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the government to adopt and enforce a time-bound roadmap consistent with its declared "zero tolerance" stance on corruption. Wi... Read More


Mercantile Bank holds half-yearly performance review meeting for North Bengal region

Dhaka, July 16 -- Mercantile Bank has recently held its Half Yearly Performance Review Meeting-2024 at Hotel Momo Inn Bogura Heads of 16 branches and in-charges of 8 Upashakhas of the bank's North Ba... Read More


Mere talks won't ensure quality medicare: Dr Sen

Dhaka, July 16 -- Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Samanta Lal Sen has said that talks would be meaningless if quality health service is not ensured in rural areas. He came up with the statement... Read More


Youth injured in Dhaka's Science Lab area dies

Dhaka, July 16 -- A youth, who was injured in Dhaka's Science Lab area, died on Tuesday evening. The exact cause of his death remains unconfirmed. Sources at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) sai... Read More


Sena Kalyan Insurance profit jumps 75pc in Q2

Dhaka, July 16 -- Sena Kalyan Insurance Company Limited gained a 75 per cent higher profit to Tk 45.6 million in the second quarter through June this year, compared to the same quarter a year ago. In... Read More