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NBR estimates revenue loss at Tk 25 billion

The revenue authorities have estimated Tk 25 billion losses in...

PC finds cost too high as RHD turns out to be extravagant

The Planning Commission (PC) has not endorsed the Dhaka-Sylhet four-lane...

No grievances over pay scale: Muhith

FE Report Finance minister AMA Muhith said on Tuesday there...

Reception to PM now on July 21

Awami League will accord a mass reception to Prime Minister...

POLITICS & POLICIES

Muhith favours rich people, bank looters in budget

Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Firoz Rashid has harshly criticised the...

BNP to stage demo for Khaleda's release countrywide tomorrow

Leaders and activists of BNP will stage demonstrations across the...

Nasim urges BNP to get prepared for polls instead of movement

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim urged on BNP...

AL extended meeting on June 23

The Awami League (AL) will hold an extended meeting of...

14-party begins campaign from June 21

The central 14-party alliance will begin its campaign for Awami...

METRO / NEWS

Thrust on quick Rohingya return with human dignity, rights

Speakers at a press conference demanded on Tuesday quick repatriation...

Two Bangladeshis die in KSA fire

Two Bangladesh young men were burnt to death as a...

20 fishermen missing as trawler sinks in Kutubdia channel

Our CorrespondentCHATTOGRAM, June 19: Twenty fishermen of a fishing trawler...

Senior journo Moinul Alam passes away

Our CorrespondentCHATTOGRAM, June 19: Eminent journalist and former bureau chief...

Ex-OC of Kutubdia lands in jail

COX'S BAZAR, June 19 (UNB): A court here sentenced on...

Teachers of non-MPO (Monthly Pay Order) educational institutions staging sit-in on Tuesday

Teachers of non-MPO (Monthly Pay Order) educational institutions staging sit-in...

VIEWS & OPINION

The mad pursuit of wealth over wellbeing

The climate crisis we now face is a reflection of...

The Brexit showdown continues

On June 12, British Prime Minister Theresa May defeated a...

World Refugee Day

Tragically, more than 68 million people worldwide have been forced...

EDITORIAL

Prudent investment of remittance money

The role of inward remittance in the life of millions...

Boosting organic farming

Although cultivation of organic products has been gaining importance for...

A balance sheet on Eid-time boom

The month of Ramadan leading to the greatest Muslim festival,...

Muhith and the budget

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith should be felicitated for...

Football and a united world

It seems to me that the whole world has caught...

VIEWS & REVIEWS

Plight of widows: How to mitigate their sufferings

Widowhood is second only to losing one's child in terms...

Direct payment boost for local freelancers, remote workers

Bangladesh is slowly establishing itself as a powerhouse in the...

LAST PAGE

Women returnees from KSA now face stigma

Dozens of women workers who returned from Saudi Arabia are...

PM calls on President

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a courtesy call on President...

Forced displacement above 68m in 2017: UNHCR

Wars, other violence and persecution drove worldwide forced displacement to...

Old is gold, but the shimmer changes

Mahmudur RahmanBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's oratory has been etched in...

Indian woman gives birth to boy in city toilet

An Indian woman has given birth to a baby boy...

Flash floods maroon thousands in Sylhet

SYLHET, June 19 (UNB): Some 40,000 residents of the district's...

STOCK & CORPORATE

Stocks edge up after volatile trading

Stocks inched higher on Tuesday, with turnover on the Dhaka...

Asia Insurance disburses div

Asia Insurance Limited will distribute the cash dividend warrants to...

Managing Director & CEO of Green Delta Insurance Company

Managing Director & CEO of Green Delta Insurance Company Farzana...

News Briefs--(20-6-2018)

Query responseUsmania Glass Sheet Factory Limited: In response to a...

Thirty six cos to hold AGMs by June 30

FE ReportSome 36 listed companies, including 12 banks, will hold...

COUNTRY

Authority to build technical schools in Moulvibazar tea garden area

Our CorrespondentSYLHET, June 19: Two technical schools would be set...

Three kids drown in Cox’s Bazar pond

COX'S BAZAR, June 19 (UNB): Three children of a family...

Natural cold storage gaining popularity among Joypurhat potato farmers

Roving CorrespondentJOYPURHAT, June 19: Potato farmers of the district show...

35,000 students attend classes at risk

LAXMIPUR, June 19 (UNB): More than 35,000 students of almost...

DWA implements Tk 2.65b development programmes in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, June 19 (BSS): The Department of Women Affairs ((DWA)...

WORLD

KSA-led coalition storms Hodeidah airport compound

ADEN, June 19 (Reuters): Troops backed by a Saudi Arabia-led...

Iran rejects talks with Trump

LONDON, June 19 (Reuters): Iran has no plans to extend...

SPORTS

BCB announces West Indies tour squad

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday announced a 15-man Test...

Morgan returns for England

NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom, June 19 (AFP): England captain Eoin Morgan...

TRADE & MARKET

Falling subsidy spending hits output of major staples

Yasir WardadThe expenditure on agricultural subsidy has declined over the...

Minister places bill on BADC in parliament

A bill titled 'Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) Bill 2018'...

BD's API policy may affect Indian exports: Experts

FE ReportBangladesh's move to facilitate local pharmaceutical companies in manufacturing...

Matia lauds Muhith for not slashing yield rate on savings tools

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury hailed Finance Minister AMA Muhith on...

CCCI hails IBBL for lowering rate of profit for investment

Our CorrespondentCHATTOGRAM, June 19: The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and...

Uber India & South Asia gets new president

Pradeep Parameswaran Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, on Tuesday...