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A dozen banks pay 22pc of corporate tax in FY '18

Some 12 commercial banks paid 21.75 per cent of the...

Resource mobilisation biggest challenge

Resource mobilisation remains the "biggest challenge" for the implementation of...

UK expresses concern

FE ReportRestrictions on democratic freedom in Bangladesh remain a cause...

Editors' Council to form human chain on Sept 29

The Sampadak Parishad or Editors' Council in a meeting on...

POLITICS & POLICIES

People skeptical about legal process of grenade attack case: BNP

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi expressed doubt...

Canada brands atrocities against Rohingyas genocide

Canada's Parliament has unanimously adopted a motion declaring crimes committed...

BNP-Jamaat main force of 'national unity': Menon

Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon said on Saturday BNP-Jamaat...

Drop excuses, participate in election, Shajahan tells BNP

LALMONIRHAT, Sept 22 (UNB): Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said on...

Ctg city AL recalls contributions of Mannan, Danu

Our CorrespondentCHATTOGRAM, Sept 22: Leaders of the Chattogram city unit...

METRO / NEWS

Jamalpur road crash kills NSU student

JAMALPUR, Sept 22 (UNB): A student of North South University...

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Nazmul Qaunine...

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Nazmul Qaunine

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Nazmul Qaunine...

WB initiates project to accelerate higher edn in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) is going to initiate a next...

Police find two RMG workers dead at Savar

SAVAR, Sept 22 (UNB): Police recovered the bodies of two...

New road transport law doesn't reflect public opinion: PWAB

FE ReportPassengers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (PWAB) on Saturday criticised...

VIEWS & OPINION

Current account deficit and development goals

The goal of the medium-term development plan is sustainable development...

EDITORIAL

Export of halal food: The compliance factor

The potential of exporting halal food, particularly meat, from the...

Who really creates value in an economy?

After the 2008 global financial crisis, a consensus emerged that...

Strawberries and needles

Not too long ago Bangladesh suffered crunching bans on export...

On Digital Security Act

The third president of the United States of America, Thomas...

GDP growth and rising inequality

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has recently revealed that the...

Increasing passport validity will help citizens

The government is considering a move to increase validity of...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Human teachers versus robot teachers

The percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) spent on education...

Social media and Digital Security Act

Social media can be defined as "forms of electronic communication...

Stopping tobacco menace

Tobacco can be made less affordable, particularly to youth and...

LAST PAGE

PM in London en route to NY to join UNGA

LONDON, Sept 22 (BSS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here...

WB vice president arrives in Dhaka today

Hartwig Schafer arrives World Bank (WB) Vice President Hartwig Schafer...

Health indicators worst in slums

FE ReportVital health indicators in urban slums are worst for...

EVMs to be used in polls if allowed lawfully: CEC

Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used in the election...

DNCC panel mayor Osman Gani dies

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Panel Mayor-1 Osman Gani died...

STOCK & CORPORATE

UCB adopts special strategy to cut NPLs, increase profit

United Commercial Bank (UCB) has adopted special strategy to reduce...

Dividend distribution

Grameen Mutual Fund One: Scheme Two: AIMS of Bangladesh Limited,...

Chairman of NRB Bank Limited and Chairman and Managing Director of Al Haramain Perfumes

Chairman of NRB Bank Limited and Chairman and Managing Director...

Bourses' key indices end lower last week

FE ReportThe Dhaka bourse witnessed losses in the broad index...

Shah A Sarwar (2nd from left), managing director and CEO of IFIC Bank

Shah A Sarwar (2nd from left), managing director and CEO...

Chairman of Union Insurance Company Limited Md Aminuzzaman Bhuiyan

Chairman of Union Insurance Company Limited Md Aminuzzaman Bhuiyan presiding...

COUNTRY

Authority finalises sites for two govt institutions

Our CorrespondentSYLHET, Sept 22: The official concerned selected sites for...

NCDP improves living condition for cultivators

Our CorrespondentNILPHAMARI, Sept 22: Northwest Crop Diversification Project (NCDP) improved...

Floodwater inundated the playground of Shimulbari Government Primary School

Floodwater inundated the playground of Shimulbari Government Primary School in...

Brahmaputra boat capsize leaves three dead

NARSINGDI, Sept 22 (BSS): Three people, including two of a...

Experts for accelerating hygienic growth of poultry sector

RANGPUR, Sept 22 (BSS): Experts at a workshop stressed on...

WORLD

Rouhani vows to boost missiles despite Western concerns

TEHRAN, Sept 22 (Reuters): President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Saturday...

Tanzania ferry disaster toll rises to 207

NAIROBI, Sept 22 (Agencies): Divers rescued a man on Saturday...

SPORTS

Tigers face Afghanistan in crucial super-four match today

Bangladesh will face Afghanistan in the crucial match of the...

Mashrafe still hopes to reach Asia Cup final

DUBAI, Sept 22 (bdnews24.com): Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza...

BD meet Vietnam in AFC U-16 women’s champs today

High- flying Bangladesh U-16 women's football team face their Vietnamese...

Bangabandhu Gold Cup trophy unveiled

The glittering trophy of the six-nation 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup...

TRADE & MARKET

PRAN signs $5.0m deal with Netherlands food group

FE ReportPRAN, a local food processor, signed on Saturday an...

LFMEAB arranges eye camp

FE Desk An Eye Sight Acuity Testing Camp was held...

A corporate advisory and issue management agreement signing ceremony

A corporate advisory and issue management agreement signing ceremony was...

HK’s housing challenges come under spotlight

FE DeskHong Kong's mounting housing supply challenges have been brought...

BHBFC to launch Tk 2.0b scheme for farmers

SM Najmus Sakib Farmers of the country's rural areas are...