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Transfer pricing law starts paying off

After five years of its framing, transfer pricing law has started showing results, contributing additional taxes worth Tk 100 million.At least seven multinational companies (MNCs) paid income taxes through re-adjustment of their tax files following the transfer pricing guidelines, officials said.The Transfer Pricing Cell (TPC) under the National Board of...

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Martyred Intellectuals Day today

The nation is set to observe the Martyred Intellectuals Day today (Friday) to commemorate those intellectuals who were killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation forces and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971, reports UNB.On this day in 1971, country's renowned academicians, doctors, engineers,...

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Stay alert to prevent 2014-like violence

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda asked on Thursday the law enforcers to find out whether there was any conspiracy of the third party centring the upcoming election.He also urged them to remain vigil so that hoodlums cannot snatch voters' right to vote. "We must not forget the violent...

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Vote for boat to complete Padma Bridge: Hasina

RAJBARI, Dec 13 (UNB): Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to cast vote for her party to ensure a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh."Every vote is valuable and your one will help us form the government for the continuation of the country's development," she said...

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Oikyafront manifesto on Dec 17

The Jatiya OikyaFront, the major opposition alliance, will unveil their manifesto on December 17.It will be unveiled at a programme in a city hotel, according to a press release issued on Thursday, signed by its Chief Coordinator Mostafa Mohsin Montu.The programme will be held at 11:00am.However, OikyaFront leaders campaigned in...

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CPD's remarks politically motivated: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday again trashed the remarks on plundering of Tk 225 billion from the banking sector in a decade, terming it politically motivated."The information revealed by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) is not correct. A handsome amount of money from those will return. So, I...

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BNP candidate Milon arrested

Police arrested BNP candidate from Gazipur-5 constituency Fazlul Haque Milon from his residence in Bottul village under Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB.Abdus Sabur, additional superintendent of police of the district, said a team of police arrested Milon, BNP organising secretary for Dhaka division and its Gazipur...

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Number of journos jailed for doing job near record high

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters): A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn international criticism, according to a report released on Thursday. There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of Dec....

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News Watch- (14-12-2018)

Army deployment from Dec 24 to Jan 2: EC secyThe armed forces will be deployed for 10 days from December 24 in the forthcoming national election slated for December 30, said Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed Thursday night. "The armed forces will be kept deployed as the striking force...

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Prayer Timings-(14-12-2018)

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