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Unemployment

Bangladesh’s economy hit hard by the pandemic: Webinar

Bangladesh’s economy suffered a setback with 2.26 million jobs lost due to the Covid pandemic battering the world for over one a half years

Bangladesh’s economy hit hard by the pandemic: Webinar

Interview: Ahsan H Mansur

‘No use of talking about growth without vaccines’

The government’s narrative does not match with reality. There is no use of talking about growth without vaccines. If 50 to 60 per cent of the people could be vaccinated, the coronavirus fear could ...

‘No use of talking about growth without vaccines’

Does the government bother about the unemployed?

It is the unemployed and the new poor who have been overlooked in the budget

Does the government bother about the unemployed?

Interview: Anu Muhammad

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Economist Anu Mohammad sees nothing in the budget for the new poor, nothing for the development of the health sector or the education sector. It will just widen the gap between the rich and poor and ...

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Indian economy contracted by record 7.3pc in 2020-21

India's economy contracted 7.3 per cent in 2020-21 fiscal, showed an official data on Monday, its worst recession since independence as coronavirus lockdowns put millions out of work

Indian economy contracted by record 7.3pc in 2020-21

A light of hope for the hapless

Unemployed people, widows and elderly women gather every evening in front of a house in Kabilpur area under Sonata upazila of Bogura

A light of hope for the hapless

57pc Rana Plaza survivors remain unemployed: Survey

Nearly 57 per cent of the survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse have remained unemployed, according to a survey

57pc Rana Plaza survivors remain unemployed: Survey

Staying at home means no food for Korail slum dwellers

Most of the slum residents earn a hand-to-mouth living. They fear if their income is halted for a few more days, they will have nothing to eat

Staying at home means no food for Korail slum dwellers

Price hike strikes limited income consumers

Like rice and edible oil, other commodities including wheat, sugar, broiler chicken, beef, powder milk and garlic are now costly for the consumers, particularly the low-income people

Price hike strikes limited income consumers
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