Tax return deadline extended till Nov 2

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has extended the deadline for submitting income tax returns till November 2. The NBR extended the deadline by a month on Thursday afternoon. Wishing anonymity ...

Authorities’ ignorance lets formalin raw materials in unabated

Nearly a dozen different chemicals needed to produce formalin have been imported by traders for many years amid lax monitoring and due to the lack of awareness on the part of the authorities concerned ...

Fire service divers little equipped for operation

The diving unit of the Fire Service and Civil Defence, a very important unit for rescuing victims of waterways accidents, has remained ill-equipped over decades despite the fact that such accidents ha ...

NBR misses revenue target again

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has failed to reach revenue collection target for the second consecutive year as the overall collection fell short of around Tk4,487 crore from the revised target of Tk ...

Victims’ families search for bodies on their own

After giving up hope of getting their relative back alive, most families of the missing passengers have already started searching for floating bodies in Chandpur, Barisal, Bhola and other areas in the ...

Launch capsize death toll reaches 33

The death toll from Munshiganj launch capsize has risen to 33 with recovery of 11 more bodies on Thursday afternoon. Srinagar police station Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Kutub ...

Probe bodies no more than a joke

Though casualities in ferry capsizes have topped around 4,500 while many remain missing in the last 38 years, the government is yet to take punitive action against those responsible because of a vicio ...

Under pressure, BGMEA to pay dues of Tuba

Garment exporters’ association BGMEA has agreed to pay two months’ wages to more than 1,600 workers of the Tuba Group, but not before the prime minister’s intervention. However, t ...

Rain results in low voter turnout in N'ganj port area

The voter turnout in port area has been low due to the torrential rain in the district of Narayanganj on Thursday. The voting of Narayanganj 5 by-polls began at 8am and will continue till 4pm witho ...

Rana spared in Rana Plaza construction case

The Anti-Corruption Commission has approved filing of a case against 17 people including parents of Sohel Rana, owner of collapsed Rana Plaza at Savar. The ACC has decided to filed case against the ...

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