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Remittance drops by 11pc in Sep

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- The inflow of remittances has dropped by 11 per cent year-on-year to $1.54 billion in September making it lowest in seven months. The inflow in last month also fell by 24.4 per cent ... Read More


'Dark day' for football, says FIFA president

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- FIFA, the international governing body of football, has called the deadly stampede at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia a 'tragedy beyond comprehension'. Reacting to the incident, ... Read More


174 killed in stampede at Indonesia football match

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- At least 174 people have died and more are being treated for injuries following a stampede at a football stadium in Java, Indonesia, on Saturday night, according to media reports. Th... Read More


Flow of all common rivers must to avert environmental disaster: IFC

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bangladesh and India for withdrawal of 153 cusecs of water from Bangladeshi river Kushiyara has created adverse reaction in ... Read More


Cooking oil prices may go up again

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has reinstated the value added tax (VAT) rate on cooking oil from 5% to 15% after six and a half months. Earlier this year, the government imposed... Read More


Coast Guard intensifies patrol across Teknaf border

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- Amid the escalating tension on the Bangladesh-Myanmar borders due to Myanmar's internal conflicts in Rakhine State, the Bangladesh Coast Guard has intensified its patrolling and surve... Read More


BRT project sorrow of Gazipur-Uttara Road

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- Regular accidents and traffic gridlocks are the common phenomena on the 20.5-kilometre Gazipur to Uttara Road due to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project which started some 10 years ag... Read More


Any kind of anarchy won't be tolerated: RAB DG

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- RAB's newly appointed Director General M Khursheed Hossain said that the elite force RAB's operation would continue to perform duties on the Prime Minister's zero tolerance policy aga... Read More


We must send more skilled workers abroad to give a boost to remittance earnings

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- The number of Bangladeshi workers who headed to the Middle East countries in search of jobs surged 177 per cent year-on-year in the first eight months of this year. The opening of the... Read More


World Habitat Day and Cox's Bazar

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- World Habitat Day was introduced in 1985 by the UN General Assembly through Resolution 40/202. The United Nations declared the first Monday of every October to be observed as World Ha... Read More