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    BNP to offer government specific proposal on coronavirus

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:57am on April 03, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party is going to offer the government a specific proposal for taking necessary steps to fight COVID-19 crisis as the party thinks the...

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    Politicians embrace technologies during shutdown

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:52am on April 03, 2020

    Senior politicians who are more vulnerable to COVID-19 have embraced new technologies to maintain communications with their party activists, besides spending time reading books and...

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    Government relief support for the poor inadequate: experts

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:01pm on April 02, 2020

    The economists and development experts observed that the government incentives for keeping the poor confined to their homes during the unofficial lockdown was very inadequate...

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    BTMA demands government support for local textile makers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on April 02, 2020

    The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association on Thursday urged the government to provide support for the country’s textile mills which are now sitting on a stockpile...

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    Bank transaction hours during shutdown extended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on April 02, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday extended the bank transaction hours to three hours during the government-announced general holidays. Previously, the country’s banks offered services for...

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    Government lifts ban on face mask, hand sanitiser export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on April 02, 2020

    The government on Thursday lifted the ban on export of locally made face masks and hand sanitisers due to ample production of the items in...

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    Mobile recharge, calls fall by 20pc: AMTOB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on April 02, 2020

    Mobile phone operators have claimed that the total number of recharges through the retail channel has dropped by around 20 per cent due to the...

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    Exporters express reservation to criteria

    Shakhawat  Hossain | Updated at 01:46am on April 02, 2020

    Exporters on Wednesday expressed reservation to criteria set against the release of stimulus package of Tk 5,000 crore announced by the government for export-oriented businesses likely...

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    Jail authorities recommend release of 4,450 inmates

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 01:27am on April 02, 2020

    The jail authorities have recommended to the government to free at least 4,050 inmates, 1,450 of them served 20 years and 3,000 others were jailed...

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    Low income people brawl for relief on Dhaka streets

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:19am on April 02, 2020

    Low income people are seen getting into fist fights or tussling with one another at places in the capital on Wednesday as food crisis deepened...