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FIRST PAGE

PC to revise DPP for curbing misuse of taxpayers' money

The Planning Commission (PC) is set to revise the existing...

Revenue defies fall in transfer deeds

Despite continuous decline in the incidence of land property transfers...

New device set to replace ECR

The National Board of Revenue...

FBCCI suggests overall dev of railway sector

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)...


POLITICS & POLICIES

Extrajudicial killings on in name of anti-narcotic drive

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleged on Monday...

‘Next election has no link with Khaleda’s release’

An Awami League (AL) senior leader said on Monday the...

HC hearing on Khaleda’s bail petitions today

The High Court (HC) has deferred the hearing of the...

Detectives nab five war crimes suspects in Pirojpur

PIROJPUR, May 21 (UNB): Detectives arrested five people from Hetalia...

War crimes convict dies at RMCH

RAJSHAHI, May 21 (UNB): A war crimes convict of Chapainawabganj...

METRO / NEWS

Crackdown on drug dealers to continue: Home minister

Amid the killings of drug dealers in growing 'gunfights', Home...

HC orders probe into pasteurised milk

The High Court (HC) on Monday instructed the government to...

ACC sacks one official, suspends another

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sacked one of its officials...

CCC allows hawkers to use footpaths during Ramadan

CHATTOGRAM, May 21: Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) authorities have taken...

Death anniv of Golam Rasul Mallik today

The 12th death anniversary of Golam Rasul Mallik, founder and...


VIEWS & OPINION

Policy instruments: Monetary policy

As a policy instrument, monetary policy is of recent origin,...

FTA beckoning - between a rock and a hard place

Is the trade jinx finally over? A series of commercially-driven...

EDITORIAL

Chemically tainted summer fruits

The recent seizure of mangoes in bulk, artificially ripened with...

Rural people's perception of development

Perhaps we need no social scientist to explain the enviable...

Adversity-the trump card

The 'worst of times' and 'best of times' were arguably...

State of ongoing bridge projects

In the post-editorial, "Ridding the highway of severe tailback", published...

Opening an engineering faculty in JU

The University of Dhaka has been imparting engineering education in...

Suicide prevention activities in Bangladesh

Suicide as an issue in Bangladesh does not get the...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Gaza border carnage isolates the USA and Israel

The indiscriminate bloodbath and wounding of protesting Palestinians at the...

Introducing new financial products to facilitate international trade

International trade finance has seen a growing demand in Bangladesh...

LAST PAGE

Hasina-Modi formal meeting unlikely

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may not have a formal meeting...

REHAB, BASIS push for tax waiver

Realtors and software makers demanded...

BB ups export loan ceiling for textiles, apparel makers

The central bank has raised the loan limit of garment...

Bangabandhu-I reaches orbital position

Bangladesh's first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) has reached the...

Ensuring quality primary education

Bangladesh has one of the largest primary education networks in...


STOCK & CORPORATE

Stocks break 13-day slump riding on financial stocks

Stocks got back to green territory Monday, snapping the longest...

Subscription hits 9-time high, lottery on May 30

Bashundhara Paper Mills, a concern of Bashundhara Group, will hold...

Share price of two cos soaring sans PSI

The share prices of two companies -- Queen South Textile...

News Briefs-(22-5-2018)

UCB signs deal with Telenor Health Telenor Health and United...

DSE/CSE News in Brief (22-5-2018)

DSE NEWSSuspension of tradingTrust Bank Ltd.: Trading of the shares...

Indian stocks fall for fifth session

Indian shares ended lower for a fifth straight session on...


COUNTRY

Summer veg cultivation going on in full swing in Sylhet div

SYLHET, May 21: Summer vegetables cultivation is going on in...

Call for consumption of zinc-enriched rice

PANCHAGARH, May 21 (BSS): Agriculturists at a crop cutting ceremony...

Mango starts appearing in Rajshahi, C'nawabganj mkts

RAJSHAHI, May 21 (BSS): Mango, the juicy and delicious fruit...

Prices of essentials go up in Cox's Bazar

COX'S BAZAR, May 21: The prices of essentials including vegetables...

Boro procurement drive begins in Sadullapur

GAIBANDHA, MAY 21 (BSS): Boro rice procurement drive of the...


WORLD

More than 800 sick from deadly fungi

TEHRAN, May 21 (BBC): More...

Syria army moves into Yarmuk after evacuations end

BEIRUT, May 21 (AFP): Evacuations of Islamic State group fighters...

S Arabia intercepts new missile fired from Yemen

RIYADH, May 21 (AFP): Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic...

Taliban warn Kabul residents to 'keep away' ahead of attacks

KABUL, May 21 (AFP): The Taliban warned Kabul residents Monday...


SPORTS

Kirsten now BCB's team management consultant

The South African legendary opening batsman and coach of the...

Zia shares 3rd slot in Kolkata Open GM Chess

Bangladeshi Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman shared the 3rd slot with 14...

Nadal edges Zverev to win Italian Open

ROME (Reuters): Rafael Nadal made...

Lionel Messi wins fifth European Golden Shoe

BARCELONA, May 21 (OmniSport): Barcelona...

Inter Milan back after dramatic win over Lazio

MILAN, May 21 (Reuters): Inter...


TRADE & MARKET

BD agri workers to be worst victims of heat stress: ILO

Agricultural workers in Bangladesh would be the worst victims of...

13 industrial units win President's Award

The government will confer awards on 13 industrial units today...

Ministers, secys now to get Tk 75,000 for mobile set

The government has increased mobile phone allowances five times to...

Shrimp sector launches e-traceability system

A proto-type of planned e-traceability...

CMCCI sells goods for poor

CHATTOGRAM, May, 21: The Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and...