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1. To be at peace with digital lifestylePublished: July 05, 2022 23:06:01

Some events and incidents that happen around us, as reported, these days could not be more bizarre.  A student of Jagannath University pens down the state of his (gloomy) mood...


2. Urgency of WTO reformPublished: July 05, 2022 22:44:47

Following the conclusion of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on June 17, the highest level meeting on global trade caused hardly any ripple. In the wake of...


3. ইউক্রেইন যুদ্ধের কারণে বিশ্ববাজার অস্থির, এ সঙ্কট বাংলাদেশেও আসতে পারে: ওবায়দুল কাদেরPublished: July 05, 2022 22:05:15

মহামারীর মধ্যে ইউক্রেইন যুদ্ধ বিশ্বজুড়ে যে সঙ্কট তৈরি করেছে, তার বড় আঁচ বাংলাদেশে লাগতে পারে বলে শঙ্কা প্রকাশ করেছেন ক্ষমতাসীন আওয়ামী লীগের সাধারণ সম্পাদক ও মন্ত্রী ওবায়দুল কাদের। যুদ্ধের কারণে...


4. How export sector boosts economyPublished: July 05, 2022 22:02:53

Notwithstanding the rising inflation with attendant fall in the demands for consumer products globally, performance of the country's export sector during the last fiscal year (FY2021-22) was indeed robust. According...


5. মোবাইল থেকে ব্যাংকে টাকা পাঠানোর সীমা নির্ধারণ Published: July 05, 2022 21:34:10

মোবাইল ব্যাংকিংয়ের হিসাব থেকে যে কোনো ব্যাংক হিসাবে এখন দিনে সর্বোচ্চ ৫০ হাজার এবং মাসে ৩ লাখ টাকা পাঠানো যাবে।  অর্থ স্থানান্তরের এই সীমা মঙ্গলবার বেঁধে দিয়েছে কেন্দ্রীয় ব্যাংক।  এর...


6. Fake Covid-19 testing: High Court rejects Shahed’s bail pleaPublished: July 05, 2022 21:30:12

The High Court has rejected the bail application of disgraced Regent Hospital chairman Mohammad Shahed, in a case of fraud and embezzlement. The HC bench of Justice SM Kuddus Zaman...


7. Henolux owner Nurul Amin, wife arrested for ‘instigating’ suicidePublished: July 05, 2022 21:00:48

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested Nurul Amin, owner of Henolux Group, and his wife Fatema Amin on charges of instigating contractor Gazi Anis to die by suicide. RAB spokesman...


8. Few observations on the new MPSPublished: July 05, 2022 20:57:35

On the last of day of June, Bangladesh Bank (BB) has declared its annual monetary policy statement (MPS) for the fiscal year 2022-23 (FY23). The new monetary and credit plans...


9. GSP plus, labour rights to get focus at meeting with EU trade delegationPublished: July 05, 2022 20:47:50

GSP Plus and labour rights will get priority in the meeting between Bangladesh and the trade delegation from the EU Parliament, which will visit Dhaka from July 17 to 20....


10. PM Hasina sends mangoes to Pakistan PMPublished: July 05, 2022 20:37:48

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent mangoes to her Pakistan counterpart Shehbaz Sharif as a special goodwill gesture.  Officials of the Bangladesh high commission handed over a consignment of 1,000 kilograms...


11. আত্মহত্যায় প্ররোচনা: হেনোলাক্সের নুরুল আমিন ও স্ত্রী গ্রেপ্তারPublished: July 05, 2022 20:37:27

গায়ে আগুন দিয়ে ঠিকাদার গাজী আনিসের আত্মহত্যার ঘটনায় দায়ের করা মামলায় আমিন ম্যানুফাকচারিং কোম্পানির ব্যবস্থাপনা পরিচালক নুরুল আমিন এবং পরিচালক ও তার স্ত্রী ফাতেমা আমিনকে গ্রেপ্তার করেছে র‌্যাব। এ বাহিনীর...


12. ই-কমার্স প্রতিষ্ঠান দালাল প্লাসের চেয়ারম্যানসহ ৭ জনের বিরুদ্ধে টাকা আত্মসাতের মামলাPublished: July 05, 2022 20:31:22

আড়াই কোটি টাকা আত্মসাতের অভিযোগে ই-কমার্স প্রতিষ্ঠান দালাল প্লাস ডটকমের প্রধান নির্বাহী কর্মকর্তা (সিইও) এস এম রাব্বি আল মামুন এবং চেয়ারম্যান সালেহ উদ্দিন মুরাদ, ব্যবস্থাপনা পরিচালক মো. আজিজুক হক সুমনসহ...


13. Zimbabwe to introduce gold coins as local currency tumblesPublished: July 05, 2022 20:10:19

Zimbabwe's central bank said it would start selling gold coins this month as a store of value to tame runaway inflation, which has considerably weakened the local currency. The central...


14. Load shedding continues across countryPublished: July 05, 2022 19:58:01

Load-shedding continued across the country on Tuesday as consumers in many areas in the capital Dhaka and elsewhere experienced power cuts for several hours in several spells. According to Bangladesh...


15. BB asks banks to keep branches open in Dhaka cattle market areas on July 8,9Published: July 05, 2022 19:41:01

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has instructed banks to keep open their branches and sub-branches in nearby areas of cattle markets in Dhaka north and south city corporations on Friday and Saturday....


16. কোথায় কখন লোড শেডিং, সময় বেঁধে দেওয়ার পরামর্শ প্রধানমন্ত্রীরPublished: July 05, 2022 19:27:27

বিদ্যুৎ ব্যবহারে সবাইকে সাশ্রয়ী হওয়ার আহ্বান জানানোর পাশাপাশি লোড শেডিংয়ের ক্ষেত্রে এলাকাভিত্তিক সময় নির্ধারণ করে দেওয়ার পরামর্শ দিয়েছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। রাশিয়া-ইউক্রেইন যুদ্ধের জেরে জ্বালানির দাম বেড়ে যাওয়ার কথা তুলে...


17. ঈদে বাইক আটকাতে গেলেই দুর্ঘটনার ঝুঁকি বাড়বে: যাত্রী কল্যাণ সমিতিPublished: July 05, 2022 19:26:13

দুর্ঘটনা এড়াতে ঈদের সময় মোটর বাইক চলাচলে যে নিষেধাজ্ঞা সরকার দিয়েছে, তা কার্যকর করতে গেলেই বরং দুর্ঘটনার ঝুঁকি বাড়বে বলে মনে করছে যাত্রী কল্যাণ সমিতি। খবর বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমের। এই মত...


18. Study shows rapid rise in Omicron sub-variant in Dhaka Published: July 05, 2022 19:23:26

Dhaka has reported scores of Covid-19 cases traced to the BA.5 Omicron sub-variant, which appears to be more infectious than the past versions of the virus, extending the current Covid...


19. Fourth of July rooftop shooter kills six in Chicago suburbPublished: July 05, 2022 19:11:29

A gunman perched on a rooftop opened fire on families waving flags and children riding bikes at a Fourth of July parade on Monday, killing six and wounding more than...


20. Shell joins Qatar's LNG expansion mega-projectPublished: July 05, 2022 18:56:52

QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Shell for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the first phase of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, following agreements...


21. HC rejects DU teacher's plea challenging notice to leave university residencePublished: July 05, 2022 18:56:31

The High Court on Tuesday rejected an application filed by Dhaka University teacher Professor Morshed Hasan Kha, who was earlier terminated by the university authorities on charge of distorting the...


22. Russia shells Donetsk after seizing LuhanskPublished: July 05, 2022 18:47:17

Russian forces struck targets across Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region on Tuesday to prepare the path for an expected armoured thrust to try to take more territory as the five-month-old war...


23. আনিসের আত্মহত্যা: হেনোলাক্স মালিকের বিরুদ্ধে মামলাPublished: July 05, 2022 18:39:12

গায়ে আগুন দিয়ে ঠিকাদার গাজী আনিসের আত্মহত্যার ঘটনায় হেনোলাক্স গ্রুপের কর্ণধার নুরুল আমিন ও তার স্ত্রী ফাতেমা আমিনের বিরুদ্ধে মামলা হয়েছে।  মঙ্গলবার দুপুরে আনিসের বড় ভাই নজরুল ইসলাম শাহবাগ থানায়...


24. US wants fair elections in Bangladesh, says Ambassador Peter HaasPublished: July 05, 2022 18:38:24

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas has wished the Bangladesh Election Commission all success in its great "civic responsibility" of conducting free and fair elections. On July 3, ambassador Haas...


25. BB re-fixes MFS transaction limitPublished: July 05, 2022 18:33:38

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has re-fixed the Mobile Financial Services (MFS) Transaction limit. The central bank has re-fixed the daily money transfer from Mobile Financial Service (MFS) to a bank account...


26. DNCC to remove waste of sacrificial animals within 12 hours Published: July 05, 2022 18:27:21

The waste of sacrificial animals will be removed from the streets of Dhaka city within 12 hours, said Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam on Tuesday.  “The city...


27. Bangladesh sees sharp rise in dengue casesPublished: July 05, 2022 18:23:55

Bangladesh has reported 45 more new dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning. Among the new patients, three new cases were reported from outside the Dhaka division,...


28. Bangladesh sends relief supplies to Afghanistan Published: July 05, 2022 18:19:11

On the basis of the prime minister's 'Integrated Development' policy, emergency humanitarian assistance was sent on Tuesday to the people of Afghanistan in response to the catastrophic earthquake.  A Bangladesh...


29. Closing ceremony of WLISFF held at Alliance Française de DhakaPublished: July 05, 2022 18:00:19

The closing and award-giving ceremony of the first edition of the Women's Lens International Short Film Festival (WLISFF), organised by Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), has been held at Alliance Française...


30. Global shares mixed as inflation, energy supplies weigh on growth Published: July 05, 2022 17:48:15

Shares declined Tuesday in Europe after an upbeat session in Asia, while Wall Street futures slipped ahead of the reopening of US markets from the Independence Day holiday.  Benchmarks also...


31. Kolkata: A city full of street foodsPublished: July 05, 2022 17:47:30

Imagine it’s your birthday and your friends are whining for a treat. You take your friends to a shop which has, from Mango Chop to Kashmiri Chop, Soyabean Cutlet, Dhokla,...


32. Country's first campus-based business incubator starts journey WednesdayPublished: July 05, 2022 17:44:31

The country's first university campus-based business incubator is set to begin its journey on Wednesday at Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to...


33. Pochettino leaves PSG after 18 months in chargePublished: July 05, 2022 17:35:23

Paris St-Germain have confirmed the departure of head coach Mauricio Pochettino after 18 months in charge. The exit of former Tottenham boss Pochettino, 50, has been expected for almost a...


34. কোরবানি: গরুর চামড়ার দাম বাড়ল বর্গফুটে ৭ টাকাPublished: July 05, 2022 17:35:22

ঈদ সামনে রেখে কোরবানির পশুর চামড়া সংগ্রহের দাম নির্ধারণ করে দিয়েছে সরকার; গরুর চামড়ার দাম গতবারের চেয়ে ৭ টাকা এবং খাসির ক্ষেত্রে ৩ টাকা বেড়েছে।  ট্যানারি ব্যবসায়ীদের এবার ঢাকায় লবণযুক্ত...


35. China sees record rains, heat as weather turns volatilePublished: July 05, 2022 17:29:09

From the snowcapped peaks of Tibet to the tropical island of Hainan, China is sweltering under the worst heatwave in decades while rainfall hit records in June. Extreme heat is...


36. Road crash claims five lives in Rangpur Published: July 05, 2022 17:27:56

Five people, including a five-year-old minor girl and a woman, were killed in a road accident at Soreyartal point on Rangpur-Pirgachha road in Rangpur city on Tuesday.  The deceased were...


37. Italy declares state of emergency for drought-stricken areasPublished: July 05, 2022 17:22:52

Italy on Monday declared a state of emergency for areas surrounding the river Po, which accounts for roughly a third of the country's agricultural production and is suffering its worst...


38. PM vows safeguarding people’s voting rightsPublished: July 05, 2022 17:05:43

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government has been taking all necessary measures to protect the people's voting rights. "The people of this country will enjoy all sorts...


39. Bangladesh logs 1,998 new Covid cases, seven deathsPublished: July 05, 2022 16:54:54

Bangladesh has recorded 1,998 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,982,972. The death toll from the disease climbed by seven in 24 hours...


40. Government mulls cutting back on power production amid fuel price hikePublished: July 05, 2022 16:51:10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for austerity in electricity consumption and suggested scaling down power production amid rising fuel prices triggered by the ongoing war in Ukraine. "We should...


41. Saudi Arabia, UAE boost spending to shield citizens from inflationPublished: July 05, 2022 16:33:10

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are boosting state spending on social welfare by billions of dollars as they seek to shield their citizens from rising living costs. The...


42. Indonesia school helps students recite Koran in sign languagePublished: July 05, 2022 16:28:38

Concerned about how Indonesian students with hearing impairments often miss out on religious education, cleric Abdul Kahfi founded an Islamic boarding school to help them study and recite scripture from...


43. Stocks rebound after two-day fallPublished: July 05, 2022 16:26:54

Stocks returned to the gaining on Tuesday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as pre-Eid sale pressure eased to some extent. Only two trading days are left before Eid holidays as...


44. Finland, Sweden sign protocol to join NATOPublished: July 05, 2022 16:17:19

NATO's 30 allies signed an accession protocol for Finland and Sweden on Tuesday to allow them to join the nuclear-armed alliance once allied parliaments ratify the decision, the most significant...


45. Majority of IndiGo flights delayed as crew members go for job interviewsPublished: July 05, 2022 16:03:08

Over half of the flights operated by India's biggest airline, IndiGo, were delayed on Saturday after a large number of cabin crew members did not report for duty, reports bdnews24.com...


46. আগুনপানের অন্য স্বাদPublished: July 05, 2022 15:31:14

বাংলাদেশের সংস্কৃতির সাথে যেন মিশে আছে আপ্যায়নের পান। যেকোনো অনুষ্ঠান থেকে শুরু করে মানুষকে বরণ করে নেওয়া সব জায়গায় পানের প্রচলন। প্রয়োজন থেকেই এবং পানের জনপ্রিয়তার কারণে নানাভাবে নানা রূপে...


47. Why Ronaldo leaving United would be a wrong movePublished: July 05, 2022 15:19:31

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly asked Manchester United to let him leave if a suitable offer arrives, a decision resulting from the Red Devils failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions...


48. Kritoggo Foundation stands by flood victimsPublished: July 05, 2022 15:18:00

Kritoggo Foundation Bangladesh (previously known as Project Kritoggo) has stood by flood-affected people in Sylhet division, including Sylhet and Habiganj districts. They initially distributed relief to 100 families on June...


49. BGMEA targets $100 billion apparel export by 2030Published: July 05, 2022 15:14:59

The country’s readymade garment (RMG) exporters set US$ 100 billion export earnings by 2030. During the period, the sector is also expected to create employment for a total of 6.0...


50. India bans service charge at hotels and restaurantsPublished: July 05, 2022 15:12:38

India's consumer protection authority has banned hotels and restaurants from levying a service charge on bills. The order came after authorities said there had been an increase in complaints by...