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Importers avail tax waiver using system's loopholes

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is losing a significant...

Banks go rural for inclusive growth

The country's commercial banks have made their presence significantly in...

15km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg Highway

CUMILLA, Aug 15: Hundreds of passengers were suffering immensely, as...

POLITICS & POLICIES

This govt worse than that of 1/11: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Wednesday...

Jukta Front to start campaign for democracy in Sept

Newly-floated political alliance Jukta Front will carry out a mass...

No dialogue over polls with patrons of Bangabandhu's killers: Nasim

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim said on Wednesday...

Youths should know real history of War of Liberation: Noor

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said on Wednesday young generation...

PM, family members join milad at Dhanmondi-32

Bangladesh Mohila Awami League arranged on Wednesday a milad and...

METRO / NEWS

Road safety movement Police arrest 99 so far on violence, rumour charges

Though the protracted student movement for safety on Dhaka roads...

1 21,868 Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia, says minister

A total of 1,21,868 Hajj pilgrims out of 1,26, 798...

Police nab Eden College student in Sirajganj

SIRAJGANJ, Aug 15 (UNB): Police in a drive arrested a...

Livestock rearers busy fattening, nurturing cattle ahead of Eid

Livestock farmers across the country are now busy fattening cattle...

Customs seize 4kg gold at Ctg airport

CHATTOGRAM, Aug 15: The customs intelligence officials seized roughly four...

VIEWS & OPINION

Pushing export during the tariff war

Increasing export is always a challenge for any country, big...

EDITORIAL

Mandatory FED use for business

Mandatory installation of Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) for certain varieties...

Globalisation's innovative potential

Globalisation has come under fire in recent years, with people...

Saving Dhaka from ultimate devastation

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a London-based forecasting and advisory...

Remembering Bangabandhu: The architect of a nation

The nation observed the National Mourning Day with due reverence...

Unplanned tree plantation harms in the long run

Monsoon is the most suitable time for tree plantation. It...

Stunted growth among children

It is unfortunate that nearly 36 per cent children, aged...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

NPLs: Making wider use of ADR, amending Artho Rin Adalat Ain

A suggestion recently put forth by chamber leaders and top...

Haphazard urban growth: Time to look at the future

Governments in Africa and Asia must embrace and plan for...

Resurgence of democratic socialism in the United States

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a young graduate of 28 years, came to...

LAST PAGE

RHD pushes for approval

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has proposed widening of...

RMG exports to US grow 4.81pc in first half

Bangladesh's apparel exports to the United States grew by 4.81...

BPDB to take bids from private cos until Sept 20

The government has invited bids from potential entrepreneurs to build...

Over 600 fail to fly to KSA to perform Hajj

The government will take legal actions against some hajj agencies...

Summit’s Aziz Khan among 50 richest in S’pore: Forbes

Bangladeshi businessman and Summit Group Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan is...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Formation of co to facilitate stock trading getting delayed

The formation of a proposed company for facilitating trades in...

EBL looks to expand regional footprint

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has decided to open a full-fledged...

News Briefs-(16-8-2018)

Query responseBBS Cables: In response to a DSE query dated...

COUNTRY

Shortage of water bodies delays jute processing in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Aug 15: Processing of jute is facing severe setback...

UCD Jhenidah distributes Tk 1.07m among students

JHENIDAH, Aug 14: Urban Community Development (UCD) under district social...

Govt initiates modernising 250-bed Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital

COX'S BAZAR, Aug 15: The government has taken an initiative...

Rajshahi mishap kills three

RAJSHAHI, Aug 15 (UNB): At least three people including a...

WORLD

At least 25 die in Kabul suicide attack

KABUL, Aug 15 (AFP): At least 25 people were killed...

Birmingham man behind UK parliament car 'attack'

LONDON, Aug 15 (AFP): The man arrested for driving into...

Imran backs Turkey over economic challenges

Prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Tuesday extended his support to...

SPORTS

BD U-23 football team face Thailand in 2nd group match today

The Bangladesh U-23 national football team will take on Thailand...

TRADE & MARKET

Citi hosts 'Belt and Road Forum Bangladesh'

The Citibank N.A. Bangladesh hosted the 'Belt and Road Forum...

Walmart to launch new fashion line

NEW YORK, Aug 15: Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that...

Energy giant Vestas warns of rising costs due to US tariffs

The CEO of Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas warned about...