Ekushey Book Fair begins today

The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2017 begins today at the Bangla Academy and the Suhrawardy Udyan premises. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the book fair at 3pm today. Gove ...

BNP: Some EC search panel members loyal to government

The proposals put forward by BNP and many other political parties have been ignored in forming the search committee that will reconstitute the Election Commission (EC), BNP Secretary General Mirza F ...

BNP: Some EC search panel members loyal to govt

The proposals put forward by BNP and many other political parties have been ignored in forming the search committee that will reconstitute the Election Commission (EC), BNP Secretary General Mirza Fak ...

Teerondaz group to make commotion video public

Teerondaz Theatre Lab has planned to publicly display a video that shows a five-hour verbal dispute with the Shilpakala Academy authorities that took place on Wednesday. The dispute, which erupted ...

Target for 300K new taxpayers in FY17

The revenue authorities have targeted to increase the number of total taxpayers by 300,000 in this fiscal year. The current number is 1.2m. After instructions from the government high-ups, the ...

Nisha Biswal visits Holey Artisan

Nisha Desai Biswal, the US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs, has visited cafe Holey Artisan Monday morning and paid homage to the victims. Prior to that, she had a v ...

Holey Bakery survivors still in shock

After surviving the Holey Bakery attack and spending two days in police custody for debriefing, university students Fairooz Maliha and Tahana Tasmia are still not discussing their ordeal with the pres ...

6 countries advise citizens to stay vigilant in BD

At least six countries – Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, the UK and the US – have instructed their citizens currently residing in Bangladesh to stay vigilant when moving around. ...

Revenue collection crosses target

Defying all uncertainties, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has successfully managed to mobilise an amount higher than its revised target of Tk1,50,000 crore for the outgoing fiscal year 2015-16 ...

Big cheer for jute goods makers

The budget for fiscal year 2016-17 finally brought smile to jute goods manufactures as the government has reduced the tax at source to 0.70% from the proposed 1.50%. Although the Prime Minister ...

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