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Bulbul leaves trail of devastation in Khulna

KHULNA, Nov. 11 -- Cyclonic storm Bulbul has left a trail of devastation in the coastal districts of the region. Several thousand houses were damaged and a large number of trees felled by the devasta... Read More


Stranded tourists return from St Martin's Island

COX'S BAZAR, Nov. 11 -- About. 1200 tourists stranded on the Saint Martin's Island due to the recent inclement weather have reach in Teknaf safely. According to sources, after being stranded for four... Read More


Lured by Europe dream, workers from BD languish in Algeria

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- A section of manpower recruiters are allegedly sending Bangladeshi workers to Algeria promising them jobs in European countries. They had sent at least 56 workers from differen... Read More


Allout effort to face Cyclone Bulbul

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- Around 50,000 people were evacuated to safer places including cyclone shelters in Chattogram on Saturday as the cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' was heading towards the coastal areas of ... Read More


Make inclusive planning for decentralisation: Speakers

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- A distinct lack of comprehensive socio-economic planning has ruined the potential of the country's decentralisation, speakers said on Saturday. Disagreement between local gover... Read More


Much more needed for 'long term growth'

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- Inadequate spending on human capital, institutional inefficiency and poor performances in many areas of investment could hamper Bangladesh's long-term growth, economists warned ... Read More


Help differentiate between wilful, unintended defaulters

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Saturday suggested devising separate mechanism in the banking sector to differentiate between 'wilful' and 'unintentional' loan ... Read More


No fund for public univs, if teachers don't behave: PM

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Saturday the government will stop providing funds to public universities if their teachers do not stop provocative activities to take their ... Read More


Mismatch between import liberalisation and export competitiveness

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- After liberation in 1971, Bangladesh adopted an industrial policy pursuing an import-substituting industrialisation. Its key objectives were to safeguard the country's infant in... Read More


Sales of kidneys

Bangladesh, Nov. 10 -- A couple was arrested from Kalaiupazila in northern district of Joypurhat on November 06, allegedly for selling kidney. A Bangla daily reported that brokers were active in persu... Read More