Record potato production, yet prices going up

Potato prices are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation. 

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Imran Khan’s judicial remand extended till Sept 13 in cipher case

A special court, recently established to hear cases filed under the Official Sec­rets Act, extended the judicial remand of PTI Chairman Imran Khan till September 13 on Wednesday, his lawyer confirmed

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Dengue Outbreak: Platelet kit crunch delaying treatment

Treatment of seriously ill dengue patients is being affected by an acute shortage of the kit needed to extract platelets from whole blood in a method that requires only a single donor.

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23% RMG factories remain out of inspection in Bangladesh: CPD

About 23 percent of the RMG factories in Bangladesh have remained out of inspection, according to the findings of a study by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

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PM mourns death of Natore-4 MP Abdul Kuddus

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Professor Abdul Kuddus, valiant freedom fighter, Natore district Awami League president and member of parliament from Natore-4 (Gurudaspur-Baraigram) constituency.

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What happened to shut down Toyota's production in Japan?

Toyota Motor (7203.T) was ramping back production at its Japan-based factories on Wednesday after a computer system processing orders for vehicle parts broke down on Tuesday, forcing the closure of 14 assembly plants.

New UK trade benefit / Bangladesh can save £315m a year: experts

Bangladesh will benefit the most from the UK’s Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) as it will potentially save £315 million in tariffs annually on its exports to the European nation, according to experts.

Economy headed in wrong direction

As much as 70 percent of the respondents in a recent survey think Bangladesh’s economy is heading in the wrong direction, and they cite high prices of products as the basis for their viewpoint.

PM directs to initiate process to secure loans from NDB

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the concerned departments to start the process of securing loans from the New Development Bank (NDB).

Bilateral trade to rise if EPA is signed with Korea

Bangladesh’s bilateral trade and investment with Korea will increase if an economic partnership agreement (EPA) is signed, Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Park Young-sik said yesterday.

Policyholders can take loan from pension scheme fund

The policyholders can take loans against the money they will deposit as subscription fee for the universal pension scheme, said Kabirul Ezdani Khan, executive chairman of the National Pension Authority.

US trade curbs threaten global supply chains

Beijing has raised “serious concerns” with the United States over Washington’s trade curbs on Chinese businesses, warning they could threaten the “security and stability” of global supply chains, state media reported Tuesday.

Toyota’s Japan production at standstill

Toyota Motor Corp on Tuesday said it has suspended operations at all 14 of its assembly plants in Japan due to a production system malfunction, bringing domestic output to a standstill at the world’s biggest-selling automaker.

India cuts prices of cooking gas

India cut the price of cooking gas for households on Tuesday by about 18 percent to rein in inflation ahead of crucial state and general elections.

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168飞艇开奖结果官网直播 News

Hillary Clinton urges support for Prof Yunus

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton urged support for Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus in a social media post

Russia will not probe Prigozhin plane crash under international rules

Russia has informed Brazil's aircraft investigation authority that it will not probe the crash of the Brazilian-made Embraer (EMBR3.SA) jet that killed mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin under international rules "at the moment", the Brazilian agency told Reuters on Tuesday

Suspects back in court over Singapore's swoop on major money laundering ring

Ten foreigners accused of involvement in a major money laundering operation in Singapore were set to appear in court on Wednesday, some facing new charges as the city-state seek to widen its net in one of its most high-profile crime cases

Lion escapes into heavy traffic in Karachi

An adult lion escaped from a private vehicle amidst heavy traffic in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, causing panic for two hours before it was recaptured, police said

Foreign ministry official sent to jail in graft case

A Dhaka court yesterday sent Md Zakir Hossain, an administrative officer of the foreign ministry, to jail after rejecting his bail petition in a case filed over amassing Tk 15.88 crore illegally

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Farooki debuts as actor with Tisha in ‘Something Like an Autobiography’

Celebrity couple Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imrose Tisha will be coming together on screen for the first time for his film “Something like an Autobiography”, one of the 12 love stories from anthology film series “Ministry of Love.” The on-screen duo also co-wrote the screenplay for the web-film.

My responsibility as actor grew after playing Bangabandhu: Shommo Joyti

Currently, the budding actor is all geared up for the release of the government granted film "Dushshahoshi Khoka". Directed by Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar, Shommo will be seen essaying the early life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

‘Jawan’ third track trends on YouTube

Directed by Atlee, “Jawan” features Shah Rukh Khan, Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara in the central roles. The film is set to have a grand premiere on September 7. Moreover, it will be released in three languages including Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.



Ebadot's World Cup hopes end as pacer goes under knife in UK

Bangladesh pacer Ebadot Hossain is of the upcoming ODI World Cup as the pacer goes under the knife in the UK today for an injury that has already seen him out of the Asia Cup, beginning today.

Liton ruled out of Asia Cup, Bijoy called in as replacement

Bangladesh opener Liton Das has been ruled out of the Asia Cup and Anamul Haque Bijoy will be replacing him in the Tigers' squad for the tournament.

Brazil tap Raphinha to replace injured Vinicius

Vinicius, who limped off early in Madrid's 1-0 La Liga win against Celta Vigo on Friday, will reportedly be out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury, taking him out of Brazil's qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru on September 8 and 12, respectively.

Life & Living

Life & Living

Must-visit tourist spots in Bhutan

Let’s explore some tourist attractions in Bhutan that you must visit at least once.

Sadia Islam Mou: Of grace and glamour

Mou has been in the limelight mostly during the ‘90s, especially for her modelling career.

Sharing financial information with your family

In our culture and social upbringing, we tend not to talk about finances, especially between spouses.



Barca Academy coming to Bangladesh

Barca Academy, the official soccer school of FC Barcelona, is coming to Bangladesh to organise a football camp between October 22 and October 26. International School Dhaka (ISD) will serve as the headquarters for this camp. All camp-related activities will also be organised at ISD. 

Why buying books in English medium schools is needlessly expensive and wasteful

New textbooks often go untouched throughout the entire school year and can pose significant environmental repercussions.

Navigating research as a university student

As a student, it’s important to understand that research is a significant commitment for both the student and the teacher.

Tech & Startup

Tech & Startup

iPhone 15 to be released officially on September 12

Apple has officially announced its annual event, scheduled for 12 September at Apple Park. The invitation, titled "Wonderlust," indicates that the company plans to unveil its iPhone 15 series, among other products.

India unveils BS-6 Stage-II 'electrified flex-fuel vehicle' prototype

India has recently unveiled a prototype of the BS-6 (Stage-II) electrified flex-fuel vehicle, which is said to run on 100% ethanol. The vehicle, a made-in-India Toyota Innova Hycross, is developed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor, and contains both a fuel flexible engine and an electric powertrain.

Avik Anwar triumphs in Malaysia Championship Series

Avik Anwar, the Bangladeshi racing sensation, clinched first place in Race-2 of Round-3 in the Malaysia Championship Series at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. This victory marks a significant milestone in Anwar's career, elevating him to third place overall in the championship standings.

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Putin's 'Bad Book' names had a tragic end

From Prigozhin through Politkovskaya, many people who got into Putin's "bad book" suffered terrible consequences. The strange death had to be accepted by many of them. Some of them who came close to death have survived

Bogra Motors manufactures, exports automobile filters 

There are 350 different types of filters made by Motors Bogra Pvt Ltd, from motorbike filters to car filters. These filters, produced in Bangladesh, are exported overseas as well as being used locally

Teesta river overflowing

Heavy rainfall and an onrush of water from upstream of Teesta have flooded adjacent areas

Shakil becomes first Bangladeshi to complete the 'Great Himalaya Trail'

The 'Great Himalaya Trail' goes from east to west of Nepal through the Himalayan mountains. Less than 50 people from around the world have covered this 1,700km trail on foot. Ikramul Hasan Shakil from Phulbaria village, Gazipur became the first Bangladeshi to complete the adventure on July 9

Jumping from billboards to OTT

From learning the basics of music, painting, and practising in theatre, Afia Tabassum Borno's passion for acting remained in her heart



Dhaka's air world’s most polluted for second consecutive day

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality for the second consecutive day with an AQI of 176 at 8:58am today

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Coastal Florida town battens down hatches as Hurricane Idalia looms

John Paul Nohelj has lived in Steinhatchee for two decades. For him, the northwest Florida town set among marshes and forests is paradise on Earth, and he won't leave -- despite being in the crosshairs of a churning hurricane

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Part of flood control dyke collapses in Lalmonirhat

About 100m of the 300-metre earthen flood control embankment along the Teestahas collapsed in Lalmonirhat's Aditmari upazila due to strong currents in the river

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Air pollution in Bangladesh: Life expectancy rate cut by 6.8yrs

Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan are, in order, the top four most polluted countries in terms of annualised, population-weighted averages of fine particulate matter, a study showed yesterday.

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Teesta rises 16cm overnight in Kurigram, flowing 23cm above danger level

The Teesta river's water level has risen by 16cm since last night, and the river was flowing 23cm above the danger level at 6:00am today at Kaunia point of the Teesta Barrage

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Light to moderate rain likely over country: BMD

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers in eight divisions, including Dhaka, in the 24 hours from 9:00am today

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Air pollution reducing Bangladeshis' life expectancy by nearly 7 years: study

Bangladesh tops list of nations with highest average of particulate matter

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Dhaka's air world's most polluted this morning

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality, with an AQI of 174 at 9:20am today

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