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Central VAT reg rules issued for businesses

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has issued the central...

Inflation inches up in July

The country's point-to-point inflation was recorded at 5.62 per cent...

No funded facility as pension liabilities keep galloping

The government's liabilities on account of pension for retiring officials...

News Watch (21-08-2019)

Govt reappoints MDs for Sonali, Agrani, RupaliThe government on Tuesday...

POLITICS & POLICIES

AL takes programme on anniv of Aug 21 grenade attack today

Awami League has taken an elaborate programme to observe the...

ACC seeks amendment to Evidence Act

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday requested the Ministry of...

Zia was involved in Bangabandhu's murder, claims LGRD minister

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tajul Islam on Tuesday claimed...

Bangabandhu killing masterminds to be tried: Mozammel

"Bangabandhu and Bangladesh are synonymous. One cannot be separated from...

Cleanliness campaign held at IU

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, Aug 20 (UNB): A day-long cleanliness campaign was...

METRO / NEWS

UN joint team to help BD to control Aedes mosquitoes

A joint expert team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

'299 killed in accidents during Eid holiday'

At least 299 people lost their lives in accidents during...

HC summons DNCRP director Shameem

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday summoned the director (admin...

Land owner gets bail over FR Tower design forgery

A Dhaka court has granted bail to FR Tower land...

VIEWS & OPINION

Europe must oppose Trump, strengthen world peace

With Donald Trump due to visit Europe again for the...

Asymmetric effects of monetary policy

Multi-front intricate issues crop up, day in and day out,...

EDITORIAL

New impetus to Payra Port

The news that a Taka 51.50 billion project has been...

Contract farming for export

The Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has taken a tough...

Option for environmentally friendly energy sources

Among all the natural resources, air is being polluted mainly...

Travellers' suffering on Benapole border

The India-Bangladesh border crossing at Petrapole and Benapole is the...

16 hours to reach Jashore from Dhaka

Starting from Dhaka's Mohammadpur before 5a.m three days before the...

Road accidents killing potential

During the Eid holidays, road accidents claimed more than 200...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Averting exposure to frauds

In today's inter-connected global economy, banks are working to increase...

Factoring - an important business-to-business tool

The financial transaction or the arrangement through which a company...

LAST PAGE

PM talks tough on graft in dev work

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina at the Executive Committee of...

Kashmir is India’s internal matter, says Dr Momen

Bangladesh, in principle, believes that Kashmir issue is India's internal...

SC clears way to publish gazette of ninth wage board for journalists

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared...

July exports up by 8.55pc

Country's earnings from shipment of merchandise products grew by 8.55...

Banks should reduce excessive costs: BB

Scheduled banks will have to inform with estimated cost to...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Monno Jute Stafflers share jumps 108pc in a month sans PSI

The share price of Monno Jute Stafflers is soaring without...

Ten companies snare 29pc transaction

Ten most-traded companies accounted for 29 per cent transactions on...

Confidence Power Rangpur starts commercial operation

The Confidence Power Rangpur Ltd, a 99 per cent subsidiary...

Dhaka stocks end flat amid cautious trading

Dhaka stocks finished almost flat on Tuesday after choppy trading...

News Briefs (21-08-2019)

Ataur Rahman Pradhan New MD of Sonali BankMd Ataur Rahman...

COUNTRY

Hospitals still struggling with dengue patients

SYLHET, Aug 20: A total of 18 dengue patients have...

Implementation of Bhelamari iron mine project demanded

RANGPUR, Aug 20: The iron mine project in Bhelamari area...

WORLD

Tensions rise as airstrikes target Turkish convoy in Syria

DAMASCUS, Aug 20 (AP): Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy...

Dengue cases in Philippines cross 188,000

MANILA, Aug 20 (Xinhua): The number of dengue cases in...

India’s Moon Mission enters lunar orbit

NEW DELHI, Aug 20 (Xinhua): India's second Moon Mission, or...

Malaysia bans Zakir Naik from public activities

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (AP): Malaysian police say an Indian...

SPORTS

Abahani face April 25 SC in home match today

Six-time Bangladesh Premier League Football champions Dhaka Abahani Limited will...

Bangladesh eye to bounce back against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Emerging Cricket team are seeking to bounce back in...

Rashid Khan to lead new-look Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Rashid Khan will have several familiar players around him as...

Booters' residential camp for FIFA, AFC Qualifiers begins on Aug 23

The residential camp of Bangladesh national football team will begin...

TRADE & MARKET

BD to be ninth source country

Bangladesh is going to be enlisted as a source country...

Move to train leather sector employees

The government has moved to train leather sector employees so...

Encourage remittance inflow thru’ legal channel: Imran

The expatriates' welfare minister on Tuesday urged the labour counsellors...

Onion getting pricier

Prices of onion, one of the main cooking ingredients, increased...

Kamal urges ROK businesses to investment in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has invited the business people...

Shahadat new DMD of Padma Bank

Md. Shahadat Hossain recently joined Padma Bank Limited as Deputy...