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Father, son die in Mymensingh road accident

Dhaka, Sept. 19 -- A man and his minor son were killed and 12 other people injured following a collision between a pick-up van and a microbus on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway in Dangri area of Nandai... Read More


Four Titas Gas engineers among eight arrested over mosque blasts in Narayanganj

Dhaka, Sept. 19 -- Eight people, including four engineers of Titas Gas, have been arrested in connection with the fatal air-conditioner blasts in a Narayanganj mosque that left 32 people dead. They w... Read More


India, Japan may work together in Bangladesh: Jaishankar

Dhaka, Sept. 19 -- India and Japan are looking at the possibility of cooperating on projects in Bangladesh and Myanmar as part of their efforts to work together in third countries, India's External Af... Read More


India allows pre-contracted onions lying in transit to Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sept. 19 -- India has decided to allow export of some quantity of onions which was handed over to customs on the date imposing ban on onion export. The ban will not be applicable for those pro... Read More


Shifting to renewable power

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- Capacity-wise, the existing power plants of the country can produce and supply more electricity than there is a demand for. The surplus power thus created, according to an estimate,... Read More


Ganges, Brahmaputra basins see inundation, further floods unlikely shortly

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- Water levels in most of the rivers and tributaries in Ganges and Brahmaputra basins recorded a rising trend again on Friday. Water level of Ganges basin began to swell owing to onr... Read More


ADB to set up 'regional hub'

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will set up a 'regional hub' to facilitate achieving higher tax base in its member countries amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic when many of t... Read More


Govt asks Bangladesh Bank to include tea sector in stimulus package

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- The government has asked the central bank to include the pandemic-hit tea industry in its fiscal stimulus package as the sector has been facing severe financial crisis in the wake o... Read More


Breach of minimum shareholding rule: 17 directors of nine companies to lose posts

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- A total of 17 directors of nine listed companies are going to lose their directorship for not holding minimum 2.0 per cent shares. The securities regulator on Thursday finalised th... Read More


One in 11 Bangladeshi adults has diabetes: Study

Dhaka, Sept. 18 -- One in 11 adults has diabetes while 8.4 million or 9.2-per cent adult population of Bangladesh have been suffering from the silent killer, a recent study said. Of them, only 4.0-mi... Read More