June 13, 2024
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  • Bangladesh earn $273m but spend $1.20b yearly

    For tourism purposes Zarif Mahmud: Bangladesh is expected to receive 0.26 million foreign tourists in the calendar year 2024, up from 0.5 million in 2023, said Statista, a Germany-based online platform for data gathering and visualization, in its recent report. But it will hamper for the high airfare and travel…

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  • Hasina takes oath today as longest serving PM

    Zarif Mahmud : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,along with her cabinet members, is going to take the oath of office as Bangladesh’s Prime Minister today (Thursday) for her historic fifth term and fourth consecutive term.The new cabinet led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be sworn in at Bangabhaban in Dhaka…

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  • Cox’s Bazar doesn’t see targeted tourist

    Staff Correspondent, Cox’s Bazar : Lakhs of tourists’ flock to Cox’s Bazar every year to say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year, but this time there are no tourists as expected. Tourists do not roam in hotels-motels, beaches and various entertainment centers.Those concerned think that tourists…

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  • Govt earnestly trying to alleviate poverty: Mannan

    Staff Correspondent: Planning Minister MA Mannan yesterday said that the government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been earnestly trying to alleviate poverty and eradicate hunger from the country through its various welfare-oriented initiatives.“Ours government is not a flawed government, rather a welfare government.…

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  • How Bangladesh will be affected by new US labor policy?

    Farhad Chowdhury: Recently, a letter sent to the Ministry of Commerce from the Bangladesh Mission in the United States came up for discussion. The letter warned the government of possible US sanctions on labor issues and said that Bangladesh could be one of the targets of this labor policy. How…

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  • Tk 4,402 cr automatic border control system remains idle for 2-year

    Mahfuz Emran: Over Tk 4,402 crores are being spent to create e-passport with the latest advanced technology and to introduce automatic border control management for Bangladeshi citizens staying in the country and abroad in line with the outside world. It has also increased by Tk 830 crore. But the whole…

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  • Reserve lowered $ 1 m in 7-day

    Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh has been suffering from dollar crisis for about a year and a half. The situation is getting more complicated day by day. The central bank is selling dollars every day in the market to deal with the crisis. As a result, the country’s foreign exchange savings or…

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  • Police smell conspiracy behind workers’ unrest

    Gazipur Correspondent: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Industrial Police Md Zakir Hossain Khan on Saturday said they smell a rat behind the unrest in the readymade garment (RMG) industry in Gazipur.“The government has already announced wages and our notion is that a group is instigating them (RMG workers) to do…

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  • No Bangladeshi varsity in list of top 100 in Asia

    Industry Desk: There is no university in Bangladesh in the list of top 100 universities in Asian University Ranking 2024 by Quack Quarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based education and research organization. The position of Dhaka University is 140th in this list.Apart from Dhaka University, Bangladesh University of Engineering (BUET) and…

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  • Mathews out by strange rule, first time in cricket history

    Timed out Sports Correspondent: Shakib Al Hasan was bowling the 25th over of the innings. Sri Lankan batsman Sadira Samarawickrama was dismissed on the second ball of his over. The Lankan batsman went back to 41 runs with a catch by Mahmudullah Riyad.Then the Lankan middle order and experienced cricketer…

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