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  • Asia leads the global growth

    Asia leads the global growth

    Top trade experts, economists, businesspeople and ministers from across Asia gathered in Dhaka yesterday to discuss how the fastest growing continent can continue to lead the global economic recovery and maintain its reform momentum.   Still smarting from the 2008 financial crisis, the global growth...

Ebola cases pass 10,000 mark

The number of people infected in the outbreak of Ebola has risen above 10,000, with the mortality rate now approaching 50%. The...

Ebola cases pass 10,000 mark

The number of people infected in the outbreak of Ebola...

Islamists stick to hartal today

An alliance of Islamic parties will enforce a countrywide daylong hartal today demanding arrest of recently sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique...

Islamists stick to hartal today

An alliance of Islamic parties will enforce a countrywide daylong...

2 lakh lose eyesight due to cataracts annually

Although blindness decrease by 0.5 percent over the last 14 years in the country, still about two lakh people are losing...

2 lakh lose eyesight due to cataracts annually

Although blindness decrease by 0.5 percent over...

Fourth 'British Bangladeshi' jihadist killed

Fourth 'British Bangladeshi' jihadist killed

A teenage jihadist from Portsmouth has become the fourth extremist from the city to be killed fighting with ISIS in Syria. Mehdi...

Fourth 'British Bangladeshi' jihadist killed

A teenage jihadist from Portsmouth has become...

PM reaches Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was given a warm reception as she arrived here yesterday on a three-day official visit aiming to strengthen bilateral relations with the oil-rich Gulf nation. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the PM and her entourage reached Abu Dhabi International Airport around 11:30am (UAE time). UAE Social Welfare Minister Mary Mohammad Khalfan Al Roumi and Bangladesh Ambassador...

Alal, 63 other BNP men arrested

Police yesterday morning arrested Jubo Dal chief Moazzem Hossain Alal along with 63 activists of the BNP and its front organisations from his Lalmatia residence in the city in a bid to foil their alleged plan to carry out subversive activities during today's hartal. Biplob Kumar Sarkar, deputy commissioner (Tejgaon Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told The Daily Star that acting on a tip off, a team of Mohammadpur Police conducted the raid around 10:30am. “The Jubo Dal chief was planning...

It's equivalent to Tk 675,398cr

The value of unpaid household work of women is equivalent to as much as 87.2 percent of Bangladesh's GDP of last fiscal year, says a study conducted by the Centre for...

Banned militant groups united

Banned Islamist militant outfits of the country have united under a common platform -- Bangladesh Jihadi Group -- with plans to launch attacks in major cities and on eminent personalities. Detectives made...

Petrobangla counts on Indian company

With the death of the offshore Sangu gas field, its excessively costly production platform has been lying idle in the Bay of Bengal for last two years, awaiting probable discovery of...

Iran hangs woman

Iran has executed Reyhaneh Jabbari for killing a man she says had tried to rape her despite an international campaign calling for a reprieve. Jabbari's mother Shole Pakravan confirmed her death to...

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Global business leaders call for inclusive growth

Businesses and policymakers alike yesterday called for inclusive growth as the traditional approach taken so far has largely failed to benefit the poor and cut disparity in the last few decades. “I think we need to start talking about growth and, more importantly, inclusive growth and a growth model that will carry with it the people below the poverty line and those who are...

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The EU, following a summit in Brussels, has agreed to reduce its carbon emission by at least 40 percent  in comparison with 1990 levels, provide at least 27 percent of EU energy from renewable sources by 2030 and cut energy consumption by at least 27 percent. We welcome the EU'sinitiative to cut carbon dioxide emissions and boost renewable energy ahead of next year's crucial climate change talks in Paris. It is the first major global carbon emitter to set such a guideline. However, we believe that the targets fall short of what it needs to do to pull its weight in the fight against climate change. Further, the targets may fail to...

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