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Bankers’ special incentives won’t be applicable after 29 May: BB

Bangladesh Bank has revoked the special incentives for the bankers announced for working with physical presence in banks during the general holidays. Cancelling the benefits,...

Now more than ever, Facebook is a ‘Mark Zuckerberg production’

On Jan 27, at a regularly scheduled Monday morning meeting with top executives at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg turned the agenda to the coronavirus. For...

Jamdani weavers busy ahead of Eid

Bangladesh’s Jamdani Sarees have drawn the attention of people of home and abroad due to its extraordinary designs and antique traditional craft. The artisans of...

Coronavirus: WTO head steps down a year early as downturn looms

The head of the World Trade Organization has said he will step down a year earlier than planned, at a crucial moment for the...

Coronavirus ‘could cost global economy $8.8tn’ says ADB

The coronavirus pandemic could cost the global economy between $5.8tn and $8.8tn (£4.7tn-£7.1tn), according to Asian Development Bank (ADB). That's more than double last month's...

Dhaka, Ottawa discuss ways to absorb pandemic shock on economy

Canada has proposed forming an international alliance to address the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic. The issue was discussed during the telephone conversation between Bangladesh...

Uber axes 3,700 staff as trips drop in lockdowns

Uber has announced plans to cut 3,700 full-time staff - about 14% of its workforce - as business plunges following pandemic shutdowns. Chief executive Dara...

ADB likely to endorse $500m budgetary aid

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) board is likely to approve US$500 million worth of credit support for Bangladesh on Thursday (May 7) to help...

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Lithuanian port caught in Belarus crossfire

A vital maritime trade hub for landlocked Belarus, the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda now faces economic fallout from the...
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Global coronavirus death toll rises to 998,812

A total of 998,812 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and territories since the virus emerged...

Gang rape in MC College: Another MC College rape suspect arrested

Police on Sunday arrested key accused Chhatra League leader Saifur Rahman in the gang-rape case of a newly-wed woman...

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Lithuanian port caught in Belarus crossfire

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