Tuesday, Sep 22nd
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called for not allowing geopolitical rivalries to weaken the United Nations as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that both developed and developing nations need the UN more than ever.
“We must not allow our geopolitical rivalries to weaken the UN. W...
The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday recommended forming an independent banking commission with experts to reform the sector plagued by rising defaults and widespread irregularities.
At a virtual press conference titled -“Banking Sector Supervision and Default loan...
Country sees 5,000 deaths so far
Bangladesh on Tuesday saw the total number of Covid-19 deaths to go above 5,000-mark as health authorities reported 28 new fatalities in 24 hours, raising the total to 5,007.
The country took 188 days to register over 5,000 deaths due to Covid-19 after having reported the first death on March 18.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved five projects involving Tk 1,266 crore, including a Tk 246-crore one to develop hilsa resources in the country.
The approval came from the 9th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year, held virtually with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Has...