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All but one of the projects under public-private partnership failed to progress despite operation of the PPP office for eight years, prompting moves for remodelling its modus operandi. As of now, 44 such projects involving US$14 billion in private investment have
May 26, 2017, 11:59 pm
The government is planning to establish a separate regulatory body for managing and expanding pension coverage in the country. The decision follows its plan to bring all citizens under the universal pension scheme, the finance ministry sources said this week. Once fully
The US economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending, reports  Reuters. Gross domestic product increased at a 1.2 per cent annual rate instead of the 0.7 per cent pace reported last month, the Commerce Department said on Friday in its second GDP estimate for the first three months of the year. "The second estimate paints a better picture about the degree of slowing in activity at the start of the year, but the main concern about soft
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At least 20,508 people were killed and assets worth over Tk 34.17 billion were lost due to riverine accidents in the country over the last 50 years, said latest statistics released in Dhaka on Friday.   The statistics also showed that
SATKHIRA, May 26 (UNB): Eight years have passed since the deadly Cyclone Aila struck the south-west of Bangladesh on May 25, 2009 but many of the scars it left behind still remain, which means the 'ghost of Aila' still haunts the people of the district.     Survivors continue to struggle with problems on numerous fronts, starting from a chronic scarcity of
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Sales of instant power supply (IPS), uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and such other rechargeable electric appliances now see a significant rise for power outages amid an enervating hot weather. Traders said after the first week of this month the sales of such items were gradually increasing and now their daily turnovers increased almost three-to fourfold over a normal day's trading. The demands
President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States (US) about the investigation into this week's bombing, reports AP. A British official said Thursday that Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the investigation due to leaks blamed on US officials. The sharp rebuke comes as Trump is in Brussels, a city he ...
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The two-day International conference titled 'Redrawing gender boundaries in literary terrains' was held at BRAC University (BRACU) on May 18
 Bangladesh will start their campaign in the eight-nation ICC Champions Trophy with a warm-up match against Pakistan at Edgbaston, Birmingham in England today (Saturday), reports UNB. The warm-up battle will begin at 3:30 pm (Bangladesh time).    After placing impressive 6th in the ODI ranking with a five-wicket win against New Zealand in the last match of the Ireland Tri-nation Series, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's associates moved to England on Thursday to represent Bangladesh in the Champions Trophy, also known as Mini World ...
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Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. The virus is transmitted from one human to another
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A cinema chain in Austin, Texas, has caused uproar after scheduling women-only screenings of Wonder Woman, reports BBC. The big-budget superhero
Sardar Alauddin Mithu, organising secretary of Khulna district unit of BNP, died in a gun attack in Khulna on Thursday. His two bodyguards were also injured in the attack. Sources said, a group of unidentified gunmen swooped on Mithu, also former chairman of Phultola Upazila Parishad, on Thursday night and opened fire on him, leaving him dead on the spot and his two bodyguards injured. However, identity of the injured could not be known. No arrest was made in this connection and motif ...
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Four people were killed and nine others injured as a truck collided with a human-hauler on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Highway at
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