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Efficient workforce is crucial for 4th industrial revolution: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government has been tirelessly working to transform the country’s population into efficient workforce to cope-up with new technologies and innovations at the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR). “The fourth industrial revolution will approach soon, so we need to develop competent human resources to make them well-suited for that,” she said ...

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Tamim hits record-breaking 300 in BCL

  Bangladesh stalwart Tamim Iqbal struck a record-breaking 300 in the ongoing Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Along the process, Tamim joined Raqibul Hasan in the list of hitting 300 in the first-class cricket as Bangladeshi batsman. Tamim is now the fastest batsman to reach a first-class 300 for Bangladesh. Raqibul struck the score ...

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Coronavirus: Bangladesh suspends on arrival visa for Chinese nationals

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said the visa on arrival for Chinese nationals has been suspended as temporary measure following the outbreak of coronavirus. A number of countries have already suspended visas for Chinese travellers. Bangladesh on Saturday brought back 316 of its nationals from Wuhan in China’s Hubei province, the epicentre of the new virus outbreak, ...

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Know lesser-known facts about apple and make your skin glow

Everybody has heard the famous saying- ‘An apple a day keeps a doctor away’, but even today we are unaware of its benefits to our skin. Rich in fibre, apple helps in making your skin glow. It has a lot of health benefits. We have listed some of them below:Lightens up skin tone Apple tends to provide mild protection against ...

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SSC exams begin on Monday

20.47 lakh students to sit for The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations of 2020 under 11 education boards will begin on Monday across the country. A total of 20,47,779 students — 10,24,363 boys and 10,23,416 girls –are expected to take part in the SSC and its equivalent examinations at 3,512 centres from 28,884 institutions. Of the candidates, ...

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U.S. beat Costa Rica 1-0 in soccer friendly

18-year-old Uly Llanez converted a penalty in his national team debut to help the U.S. claim a 1-0 victory against Costa Rica in a friendly match on Saturday. The U.S. men’s team trialed a new lineup, as a total of seven players made their debuts in the match and the average age of the starting 11 was just 23 years ...

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Mother, daughter among 3 killed in Savar road crash

Three people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed after a rickshaw was hit by a passenger bus on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Nabinagar area of Savar on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Maleka Begum, wife of Ador Molla, their four-year daughter Fatema Begum of Alfadanga in Faridpur and rickshaw puller Jewel Rana, son of Abdul Aziz in ...

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China reports 304 virus deaths, fires officials for poor job

China’s death toll from a new virus increased to 304 on Sunday amid warnings from the World Health Organization that other countries need to prepare in the event the disease spreads among their populations as more nations report local infections. Meanwhile, six officials in the city of Huanggang, neighboring the epicenter of Wuhan in Hubei province, have been fired over ...

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Bangladesh wants amicable solution to border killing: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said the government wants to see an amicable solution to killings along the border that are taking place despite promises. “We don’t want to see a single death [along the border]. This isn’t acceptable. India also agreed that this isn’t acceptable,” he told reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He said ...

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