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JaPa: 2 mayors embezzled Tk50 crore allocated for mosquito control

JaPa Secretary General Mashiur Rahman Ranga Courtesy General Secretary of Jatiya Party Ranga said the mayors have utterly failed to bring dengue situation under control Jatiya Party, alleging that the mayors of Dhaka North and South city corporations have misappropriated Tk50 crore allocated for mosquito control, has asked for them to step down. “The dengue situation […]

Floods damage Tk 1,152cr crop Sohel Parvez The flood has caused crop losses amounting to about Tk 1,152 crore of tens of thousands farmers, mainly in the northern region, according to an estimate of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE). The inundation damaged crops on 1.09 lakh hectares affecting more than 6.51 lakh farmers in […]

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Prothom Alo, Aug 07, 2019   Myanmar`s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi leaves a school donation event in Kawhmu, Yangon, Myanmar, 18 July 2019. Photo: Reuters The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar’s military junta. But, since taking power three […]

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Jobs are the reason ‘it’s the economy, stupid!’ Youth unemployment remains a big problem for Bangladesh’s economy. Source: Corporatesangbad Eresh Omar Jamal Bangladesh’s economy has made massive strides since 1971. After independence, the initial challenges that the economy faced were enormous. And while Bangladesh managed to overcome most of them, many new challenges emerged in […]

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A combo photo shows Bangladesh Cricket Board director Jalal Yunus (L) speaks at an office in Dhanmondi while former South African coach Russell Domingo( R ) leaves after facing an interview for the position of national cricket team head coach on Wednesday . — New Age photo The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday interviewed former […]

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An aedes mosquito. File Photo Three more people, including two women, have died of dengue while 2,428 newly infected people have been admitted to different hospitals across the country. The deaths were reported in Dhaka on Wednesday while the new infections in 24 hours till Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Amina Begum, 60, […]

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Making America White Again The choices made by white men, who are prepared to abandon their humanity out of fear of black men and women, suggest the true horror of lost status. By Toni Morrison     November 14, 2016 New Yorker Magazine Photograph by Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe via Getty This is a […]

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How Bangladesh can improve access to climate funding Photo: Din M Shibly Saleemul Huq Under the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), rich countries have promised to provide, collectively, USD 100 billion every year to support the developing countries tackle climate change, both by mitigation and adaptation. The UNFCCC […]

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A file photo from June 20, 2019 shows Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza reacting during their ICC World Cup match against Australia in Nottingham. — AFP photo A Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Tuesday informed that they were yet to make any decision over Mashrafee bin Murtaza’s farewell match as they are currently paying their […]

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A file photo shows a group of men loading cowhides on a van in Dhaka. The government on Tuesday kept prices of rawhides of animals to be sacrificed during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha same as last year despite increase in prices of all products, including cow, in last one year. — New Age photo The government […]

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